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Here are the latest news updates from SIM UK. We also produce a quarterly magazine called "Serving Him" and a weekly prayer email to help you stay in touch.

Urgent: Flooding in Niger

7 September 2020

Severe flooding has covered Sahel Academy and the Bible school in more than five feet of water…

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A beacon of hope for the future

24 September 2020

Read about The Good News Hospital in Madagascar’s exciting new vision to train Malagasy surgeons and secure its future.

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Raising a family on the mission field

16 September 2020

On any given weekend, Rachel and Joshua* take their sons to the desert and visit archaeological ruins where the children can run around and dig…

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Knowing where we’re going

4 September 2020

For the past six years, Keith Walker has been part of Serving In Mission’s International Leadership as Global Director for Strategic Development. Here, he shares…

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‘I’m so excited to see what the next 15 years will hold’

4 September 2020

As Bingham Academy in Ethiopia prepares to reopen on September 22, SIM UK worker Theresa Ebrahim-Adem says she has never felt “so at home” anywhere…

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How the gospel lens can fix our ‘cultural blindness’

26 August 2020

Riots in the USA over Black Lives Matter; a strident social media backlash in the UK – surely the dynamics driving this ugly clash aren’t…

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A tale of two cities

26 August 2020

Mapping intercultural ministry in the UK ‘Just because we live in a place, doesn’t mean we always know what’s going on,’ admitted one church leader…

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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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Peter takes refugee ministry online

18 August 2020

Five years after a wave of refugees and migrants came to Europe fleeing war and economic hardship, the chaos of a global pandemic prompted many…

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Beirut crisis appeal

14 August 2020

In the aftermath of the Beirut explosion, our ministry partners have significant financial support needs – both for their compassionate programmes as they reach out…

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Anthropology, evangelism and me

13 August 2020

‘As a Christian studying for a degree in Social Anthropology, I spent a lot of time feeling nervous whenever Christianity came up in class. Within…

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Beirut explosion: Pray with us

13 August 2020

The massive explosion at Beirut’s port on August 4 has brought fresh devastation to the people of Lebanon. The blast left an estimated 4,000 wounded,…

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The power of a child’s prayer

12 August 2020

In the Bible, Josiah was made king at the age of eight and his faith in the Lord had a transformative influence on the nation…

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Shape the future…

29 July 2020

One sure way to bring mission workers back home early is a lack of good educational options for their children and with the recent closure…

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Partner with SIM in its urgent response to COVID-19

28 July 2020

Coronavirus is continuing its spread across the world, with nearly 15 million confirmed cases in 188 countries and more than 600,000 deaths. Now health experts…

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Ministry in lockdown

28 July 2020

Like many SIM workers, Sherilyn and Deane Grainger had to suspend their usual ministry – working amongst refugees and migrants in Palermo, Sicily – because…

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United in prayer – at a distance

21 July 2020

‘People of prayer’ and ‘Dependent on God’ are two of SIM’s core values and we are thankful for local churches who are pivotal partners for…

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Room to grow

21 July 2020

Following a pause owing to lockdown, construction has restarted on building a new training centre that will help SIM workers in a South Asian country…

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Not only on a Sunday

14 July 2020

When SIM workers Peter and Claire-Lise Judkins first arrived in Castres, in the south west of France, they quickly set to work to help a…

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‘Chad is not an easy location’

13 July 2020

With its diverse population of hundreds of ethnic groups speaking 120 languages and dialects, it’s no surprise that Chad is sometimes called the “Babel Tower…

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Windows of hope

7 July 2020

Windows of Hope Zimbabwe in collaboration with Serving In Mission’s For Freedom anti-trafficking ministry recently held an awareness campaign and training for residents in rural…

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In the business of saving souls

3 July 2020

“As in most relationships here, it doesn’t take long for religion to come up in workplace conversations,” explains Barry*, a businessman who is sharing the…

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A different time

3 July 2020

“Holding on to memories of a place once called home and knowing things have changed since, can be a challenge,” says Josh Gibson, who has…

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Rainbow in the clouds

2 July 2020

Doctors Ted and Rachel Watts, along with their two young sons, are living in Mandritsara in northern Madagascar and serving with SIM UK at the…

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