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In a rural village in northern Thailand, God placed a burden on pastor Nong’s heart to find a way to share Jesus with the local teenagers who often gathered together to play football.
A semi-retired doctor recalls the highs and lows of her two short-term medical missions in West Africa.
Anaïs encounters people with amazing, yet heart-breaking stories in her ministry, but tries to see God at work in each and every one.
Meet a couple with a real heart to share their faith with a multicultural community in Manchester.
Introducing someone to Jesus who knows nothing about him, and who has probably been told that Christianity is false and the Bible is corrupt, takes time.
Intercultural churches are not a blueprint, they’re an outcome of living out Jesus’ teaching, says Steve Smith UK Director
Read how one boy’s life was transformed through attending a Sports Friends camp.
Meet a mother and mission worker serving in West Africa, who shares the highs and lows of giving birth to her second child far away from the comforts of home.
A week spent helping a team of eye doctors helped put mission into focus for one SIM UK couple serving in southern Ecuador.
Read an update on our Strategic Review and how we are committed to bolstering SIM UK for the future.
Lizzie White’s water hygiene ministry is opening a door for the gospel in some of the least-reached communities of the Peruvian Andes.
Read how SIM is helping a headmaster be an ambassador for Christ in his rural school in Benin.
Steve Smith, SIM UK Director, reflects on how this brilliant metaphor contrasts Christian and non-Christian responses to hearing the gospel.
ENGAGE worker Lawrence, from The Gambia, is learning new ways to serve cross-culturally in Glasgow – including how to do the washing-up!
SIM personnel have launched a response to the tragedy of disasters that have hit Madagascar.
Here’s what your support during the 2021 Giving Weeks enabled!
2022 is set to be another busy year for one of our families serving in France…
Read how a training centre helped equip two brothers for a lifetime of serving Jesus among the nomadic herders of West Africa.
SIM worker Mary Haile isn’t returning to her home in Ethiopia just yet – God hasn’t finished using her ministry at a central London church for amazing stories of restoration and reconciliation.
At 78, Elijah can no longer walk long distances, but says he won’t stop sharing the gospel in the Maasai lands of Kenya…
Across West Africa, SIMAIR serves remote communities with medicines, safe transport and the gospel message.
For SIM UK member Ted Watts, there was one major item in his diary for the beginning of a new year: “Start PAACS”. Ted is…
Read SIM International Director’s Christmas letter.
SIM worker Barbara, 70, uses a lifetime of experience as a nurse to serve refugees in Greece.
Peter and Claire-Lise Judkins have served in three very different settings over the past decade and the latest leg of their ministry is in a town near the Disneyland resort in Paris.
Read how SIM is helping to train local leaders and plant churches in a vastly unreached area of Mexico.
Student ministry not only connects with the next generation, but equips them to share the gospel with others – both at university and when they return home.
As Advent approaches, SIM UK worker Kate shares some Christmas memories of her ministry in regions where Christ was born and the church was founded.
Sometimes the language learning phase for mission workers can seem like a detour. But language coach Candace, who serves our Faithful Witness teams, sees it as a ministry in and of itself.
The church in Bangladesh is tiny, but for the past 63 years, one SIM project has been providing support to isolated believers as they seek to follow Jesus.
Cat Tongkao encourages others to use their skills and talents for sports ministry.
Six years after tragedy struck, children are returning to SIM’s Mseleni Children’s Home in South Africa.
Read how God is using water pumps as tools to open people’s hearts to the gospel.
SIM’s Hilary Deneufchatel moved back to France from Benin, praising God she had fulfilled her goal of helping the Monkolé people have access to the whole Bible in their own language.
Read how one SIM worker helped students make praying for their friends a daily habit they’ll never forget!
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.
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
As churches and communities across many countries are stepping up to serve Afghan refugees – alongside other displaced people – we’re highlighting a couple of…
How do you support a new believer who lost her sole source of income? An income that dried up when she stopped performing demonic healings…
As updates on the situation in Afghanistan continue coming in, it could be all too easy to despair or give up hope.
Two SIM ministries are partnering to bring hope and restoration to the people of Chiang Mai and Ayutthaya, Thailand.
Tony Thompson, who started Hope Church in Luton 18 years ago, reflects on the ongoing challenge of leading a multicultural church and how SIM UK can help with this ministry.
Since 23rd July, there have been numerous attacks on predominantly Christian villages and communities surrounding Miango
The pandemic is not thwarting God’s plans for global mission, says Linda Hunt, Prayer Coordinator for SIM UK.
God as active in our day-to-day lives as in the big events, say one couple serving in Ecuador.
The Kafa Bible was dedicated in Bonga, Ethiopia, earlier this year. Read about this labour of love spanning more than 40 years.
Pastor Wayne Sutton says the pandemic has given his church a profound wake-up call.
Where are the communities where Jesus is ‘least known’? asks SIM UK Director Steve Smith.
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.
The commitment to see God’s word spread in Niger will be the hallmark of Jonathan and Elaine Burts’ ministry as they retire to the UK…
God is doing amazing things in a township in Cape Town, where a SIM project is having a profound impact.
Ella McCorquodale shares how God has led SIM UK throughout the Strategic Review process.
Preparing to serve in Warwick, Geoffrey shares his heart for gospel mission.
Covid could not thwart God’s plan to bring Ram Strestha and his wife Keshari, from South Asia, to serve in the UK.
Simon Stretton-Downes, serving long term in Liberia, is honoured with an OBE for services to dentistry in Africa.
Read why growing up in a community that had never heard the gospel gives SIM International Director Joshua Bogunjoko a heart for our pioneering Faithful Witness scheme.
Read how a SIM worker developed an online system to feed thousands of hungry families in Peru’s second largest city.
The mines of Potosi in Bolivia are dark places, but SIM believes no one is beyond the reach of God…
More than 40 leaders in UK churches and half a dozen SIM workers leading multicultural teams in the UK and overseas, met online to participate in the inaugural workshop of SIM UK’s intercultural ministry training. Tim McMahon reports…
In her role as Innovation Manager for SIM UK, Chloe Blainey says there are many exciting and creative possibilities of how the good news can be shared by the ‘next generation’ of mission workers
Covid-19 might have seemed like a major roadblock to her plans, but new mission worker Kara never stopped trusting in God’s perfect timing.
Over the past five years, SIM UK has seen how God has enabled us to fulfil our vision to work with churches to send and…
A mission training school is preparing new believers in Europe for refugee ministry in their communities.
Read the amazing conversion story of Tambaya Ibrahim, who travels across Niger to preach to the Fulani people.
Read how SIM is helping empower women in rural east Africa as workers share the gospel with a least-reached community, alongside compassionate healthcare.
Veronica and Samson will soon join a Faithful Witness team in Thailand, but their story of faith and of marriage began in an astonishing way.
SIM UK surgeon Ted Watts gives an update on exciting plans to ensure mission-centred medical ministry continues in Madagascar.
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.
When the pandemic closed down the country, 40 per cent of financial support trickled away for Kenyan mission workers Tony and Julia Mburu. Needing a fast solution to a shrinking bottom line, they revived an abandoned book-selling idea from years earlier.
VIDEO: Join us in 12 months of pandemic praise. No boundary, quarantine or confinement can stop the work of God’s hands.
How SIM UK support its most important God-given resource: Its people
SIM UK partners with TnT to develop seminal Sunday school materials in Arabic.
Discover how our five-day Orientation programme introduces our workers to some important areas they need to keep learning and growing in, as they start serving in mission.
Read how one SIM couple are helping job seekers in the aftermath of Covid-19.
‘We are stewards of God’s money and we have a responsibility to spend it wisely’
Today, there are no known believers in the Kayes region of Mali, which is predominantly inhabited by Hassaniya herdsmen. Living in this remote region on…
Knowing they are part of the ‘SIM family’ is vital for our workers on the field.
Meet the new SIM team passionate about sharing the gospel in Ghana.
Five years ago, more than a million people crossed into Europe and safer parts of the Middle East to escape conflict and poverty. Many of…
Find out about the exciting work the Lord is doing through SIM’s Faithful Witness initiative among the Fulani in northern Nigeria.
Siegfried Ngubane, SIM’s Regional Director for Southern Africa, says the gospel is not confined to any single nation or tongue.
Fi McLachlan, Head of Christian Medical Fellowship Global, explains why there is still a need to raise health care personnel to go and serve in medical mission.
Although 2020 has been a difficult year for our mission workers and their ministries, read how the Lord used COVID-19 to further the gospel work of one couple serving in Kenya.
Your generous donations helped SIM come to the rescue of two rural hospitals in southern Africa during COVID-19.
Mary joins our ENGAGE programme, designed to help UK churches share the gospel with cross-cultural communities on their doorstep.
A pastor shares how his church joined forces with a charity to help those in need during COVID-19.
Read how donations from supporters helped Serving In Mission protect the people of Egbe, Nigeria.
Read a Q&A with Cheryl Gibson, SIM UK’s Third Culture Kid Coordinator.
Paula Beaton’s God-given gifts to provide administrative support within Serving In Mission are put to good use to encourage others during COVID-19.
Read about SIM’s Faithful Witness initiative to share the gospel with people who have never heard of Jesus Christ.
The story of the Kasena people of Chiana, Ghana, demonstrates how God is moving in the hearts of a formally unreached people group
During her four-and-a-half years in Madagascar, teacher Naomi Coleman has experienced surprise school closures, random food shortages, temporary ‘don’t go out’ rules, nearby epidemics and…
The stirring story of a family living among the Hassaniya-speaking Moors in Mali, west Africa, as part of a new Faithful Witness team.
Read about The Good News Hospital in Madagascar’s exciting new vision to train Malagasy surgeons and secure its future.
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…
Severe flooding has covered Sahel Academy and the Bible school in more than five feet of water…
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…
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…
Real inclusiveness means more than just being welcoming and friendly. It requires significant investment, personal sacrifice, and courageous leadership.
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…
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…
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…
In the aftermath of the Beirut explosion, our ministry partners have significant financial support needs – both for their compassionate programmes as they reach out…
‘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…
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,…
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…
The importance of education options to mission families cannot be understated.
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…
Like many SIM workers, Sherilyn and Deane Grainger had to suspend their usual ministry – working amongst refugees and migrants in Palermo, Sicily – because…
‘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…
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…
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…
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…
“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…
“Holding on to memories of a place once called home and knowing things have changed since, can be a challenge”
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…
SIM UK director Steve Smith reflects on the challenge of the COVID-19 crisis to our mission through the lens of how the gospel first came…
Loving your neighbour is one way to fulfil the Great Commission, but sometimes this involves stepping outside your comfort zone, says Justin Agnes, who served…
The COVID-19 pandemic is placing enormous stress on SIM workers and ministries around the world, especially in the areas of health care and education. By prayer,…
Being caught in a pandemic and unable to serve in the usual way, Sarah Dorman is happy staying at home and to use these unprecedented…
Within months of arriving in Nigeria, the coronavirus pandemic forced Paul and Tricia Todd, sent from High Kirk Presbyterian Church in Ballymena, Northern Ireland, to…
Caring for those who are suffering is a unique opportunity to share the love and compassion of Jesus Christ.
SIM UK’s Dr Mikey Bryant, who is serving at the ELWA Hospital in Liberia, says God is his refuge and strength during the current coronavirus…
COVID-19 has forced Peru into a state of emergency as the country basically comes to a standstill. With a curfew and quarantine of all non-essential…
Read a testimony from a young SIM intern in Bolivia to encourage anyone exploring mission. “My last few weeks in Bolivia – spent tying up…
What should we make of the coronavirus pandemic?
Revelation 7:9 gives us the amazing picture of a host of people before the throne of the Lamb, people from every nation and tribe and…
In 1893, three young men who founded SIM set out for the interior of the Sudan in west Africa, compelled to see souls saved for eternity. The next seven years…
Please join us in praying for the salvation of many refugees and migrants this Easter.
Gathering together in person has long been the very lifeblood of Christ’s church. But because of the coronavirus, large group meetings have disbanded.
Our first Kenyan mission worker to Scotland describes her journey to ministry and her work with Niddrie Community Church.