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Articles on ministries relating to occupational health, health education, palliative care, sign language, disabilities and trauma healing or counselling.

Running water today, living water tomorrow

8 October 2021

Read how God is using water pumps as tools to open people’s hearts to the gospel.

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Shalom House: A haven for survivors of trafficking

22 September 2021

The risk of human trafficking is very real for many people in the countries and communities where SIM works. Read about one SIM ministry that is helping survivors on their recovery journey.

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Home is where the gospel is

14 September 2021

Geaane, from the Netherlands, felt called to serve the Lord for a year in South Africa in 2015, but it soon turned into a long-term ministry that helps families living in the poorest communities

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‘Love them as yourself’

8 September 2021

As churches and communities across many countries are stepping up to serve Afghan refugees – alongside other displaced people – we’re highlighting a couple of…

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All smiles after dental outreach

15 July 2021

Simon and Grace Stretton-Downes led a dental outreach in Liberia this summer – their biggest trip yet – treating patients who had endured pain for months, or even years.

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Untouched by sunlight

1 June 2021

The mines of Potosi in Bolivia are dark places, but SIM believes no one is beyond the reach of God…

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‘These recordings will reach where we can’t go…’

6 April 2021

Find out how a SIM UK worker – one of a growing number of Tamajaq who have become Christians – is helping the gospel take root in the heart of his people.

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Better together

27 January 2021

Meet the new SIM team passionate about sharing the gospel in Ghana.

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Your gifts of love

19 November 2020

Your generous donations helped SIM come to the rescue of two rural hospitals in southern Africa during COVID-19.

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‘Be our eyes and ears’ to stop human trafficking

20 August 2020

COVID-19 has created a global health crisis affecting millions of people in every community where SIM workers live and serve. While SIM continues to help…

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A channel for God’s love

6 June 2020

Caring for those who are suffering is a unique opportunity to share the love and compassion of Jesus Christ.

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