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Transformational Teaching videos now on sim.org

What does it mean to be a Christian teacher? After thinking and teaching about this for many years, SIM’s Megan Patterson has captured all her learning in a series of nine excellent short videos, now available on sim.org.

The man who won't give up

Pastor Lesantan has been defying expectations for a while now, growing crops in a land where most think it impossible. Read how, despite a recent drought, he continues to see life in the greenhouse of God’s grace.

Transforming the life of a widow

Thanks to God's work through Operation Neighbour Care in Zimbabwe, read how Sharon moved out of poverty to find dignity and hope as an entrepreneur market gardener.

Mobilising relief after Cyclone Freddy devastation

One of the worst tropical cyclones in Malawi’s history, Cyclone Freddy has caused devastation across the country. Find out what SIM is doing to bring relief for the many who are affected, and how you can help.

Sammy* finds new gospel voice with the young

Having struggled for five years to connect with people in the local language, a mission worker finally finds a voice through the young people he is investing into.

Napkin notes sketch route to Central Asia

A quickly scribbled diagram on a fast food restaurant napkin becomes a precious souvenir for a couple on the pathway to mission work in Central Asia.

Felicia finds lasting hope in jail

Mistakenly jailed and awaiting an opportunity to defend herself, a woman finds faith and hope in Christ thanks to SIM Nigeria's prison visiting ministry.

Lake dream helps lead sisters to Christ

Everything changed for sisters Hawa* and Aisha* after a strange dream helped lead them to join a Christian youth camp on the shores of Lake Malawi.

Abi's eyes open to prayer

On mission in Canada, a young Sports Friends intern saw first-hand how doing things 'By Prayer' really works.

Faithful witness for mum and daughter

Thanks to an initiative that empowers even the poorest around the world to serve as mission workers, a mother and daughter in Thailand were able to hear the gospel.

Uplift offers freedom for Sanu*'s children

Like any loving mum, Sanu* dreams of a better life for her children. Thanks to an SIM programme for vulnerable women and children on the streets of Dakha, her dream is becoming possible.

Your distress, my miracle

This week’s earthquakes in Turkey and Syria remind us that tragedy can overcome us at any time. The story of an air disaster miraculously averted, though, helps us remember God is working all things together for good, even in the darkest moments

SIM mobilising relief aid for Turkey quake

Devastation from February 6th's earthquakes in Turkey continues to impact thousands. Find out how you can join us in supporting those affected.

From smuggling to salvation

In Peru, a donated Bible full of 'Post-It' notes helped transform a women arrested for drug trafficking into a ‘new mommy’ for her children back home.

Problems, or possible adventures?

Often, serving in mission looks different from how we first envision it. Read how a worker in Asia is finding a 'sweet-spot' in an environment and role full of unexpected challenges.

Harvest joy among the Yao people

Ministry to the Yao of Malawi has resulted in the establishment of a church who, last year, completed and dedicated a brand new building. Now it is helping them to be even more effective among their community.

A church where the stone was first cast

Forgiveness shown by Sports Friends' workers in Malawi after a physical assault resulted in many people coming to know the love of God in a relationship with Jesus.

Born-again Kuba seeks God’s priorities in Poland

Despite having grown up and been active in the church in Poland much of his life, a time of doubt and disconnection led Kuba into a new depth of relationship with God. Now he is seeking to share the good news he found with others in his homeland and beyond.

Heartbreak unlocks a door for hope

How Christian compassion shown to a girl tragically suffering from cerebral malaria led to an open door for real hope to enter a Fulani community in West Africa.

A raw message

SIM For Freedom's Sarah Scott Webb recently spent two weeks with Ukrainian church and denominational leaders, listening as they told their stories and discussed ways we could support them and their people.

SIM Stories

Transformational Teaching videos now on sim.org

What does it mean to be a Christian teacher? After thinking and teaching about this for many years, SIM’s Megan Patterson has captured all her learning in a series of nine excellent short videos, now available on sim.org.

The man who won't give up

Pastor Lesantan has been defying expectations for a while now, growing crops in a land where most think it impossible. Read how, despite a recent drought, he continues to see life in the greenhouse of God’s grace.

Transforming the life of a widow

Thanks to God's work through Operation Neighbour Care in Zimbabwe, read how Sharon moved out of poverty to find dignity and hope as an entrepreneur market gardener.

Mobilising relief after Cyclone Freddy devastation

One of the worst tropical cyclones in Malawi’s history, Cyclone Freddy has caused devastation across the country. Find out what SIM is doing to bring relief for the many who are affected, and how you can help.

Sammy* finds new gospel voice with the young

Having struggled for five years to connect with people in the local language, a mission worker finally finds a voice through the young people he is investing into.

Napkin notes sketch route to Central Asia

A quickly scribbled diagram on a fast food restaurant napkin becomes a precious souvenir for a couple on the pathway to mission work in Central Asia.

Felicia finds lasting hope in jail

Mistakenly jailed and awaiting an opportunity to defend herself, a woman finds faith and hope in Christ thanks to SIM Nigeria's prison visiting ministry.

Lake dream helps lead sisters to Christ

Everything changed for sisters Hawa* and Aisha* after a strange dream helped lead them to join a Christian youth camp on the shores of Lake Malawi.

Abi's eyes open to prayer

On mission in Canada, a young Sports Friends intern saw first-hand how doing things 'By Prayer' really works.

Faithful witness for mum and daughter

Thanks to an initiative that empowers even the poorest around the world to serve as mission workers, a mother and daughter in Thailand were able to hear the gospel.

Uplift offers freedom for Sanu*'s children

Like any loving mum, Sanu* dreams of a better life for her children. Thanks to an SIM programme for vulnerable women and children on the streets of Dakha, her dream is becoming possible.

Your distress, my miracle

This week’s earthquakes in Turkey and Syria remind us that tragedy can overcome us at any time. The story of an air disaster miraculously averted, though, helps us remember God is working all things together for good, even in the darkest moments

SIM mobilising relief aid for Turkey quake

Devastation from February 6th's earthquakes in Turkey continues to impact thousands. Find out how you can join us in supporting those affected.

From smuggling to salvation

In Peru, a donated Bible full of 'Post-It' notes helped transform a women arrested for drug trafficking into a ‘new mommy’ for her children back home.

Problems, or possible adventures?

Often, serving in mission looks different from how we first envision it. Read how a worker in Asia is finding a 'sweet-spot' in an environment and role full of unexpected challenges.

Harvest joy among the Yao people

Ministry to the Yao of Malawi has resulted in the establishment of a church who, last year, completed and dedicated a brand new building. Now it is helping them to be even more effective among their community.

A church where the stone was first cast

Forgiveness shown by Sports Friends' workers in Malawi after a physical assault resulted in many people coming to know the love of God in a relationship with Jesus.

Born-again Kuba seeks God’s priorities in Poland

Despite having grown up and been active in the church in Poland much of his life, a time of doubt and disconnection led Kuba into a new depth of relationship with God. Now he is seeking to share the good news he found with others in his homeland and beyond.

Heartbreak unlocks a door for hope

How Christian compassion shown to a girl tragically suffering from cerebral malaria led to an open door for real hope to enter a Fulani community in West Africa.

A raw message

SIM For Freedom's Sarah Scott Webb recently spent two weeks with Ukrainian church and denominational leaders, listening as they told their stories and discussed ways we could support them and their people.