About SIM

SIM is an international mission organization with more than 1,600 active missionaries serving in more than 50 countries. SIM members serve God among many diverse people groups in Africa, Asia, and South America.

SIM workers are “international” themselves, representing more than 30 nationalities—including nations that in the past only received missionaries. They also serve in a wide variety of career fields. The SIM family can use people of every ethnicity who have almost any skill imaginable!

Ethos and Purpose

SIM is a community of God’s people who delight to worship him and are passionate about the Gospel, seeking to fulfill the mission of Jesus Christ in the world.

Our purpose is to glorify God by planting, strengthening, and partnering with churches around the world as we:

  • evangelize the unreached,
  • minister to human need,
  • disciple believers into churches,
  • equip churches to fulfill Christ’s Commission.
SIM’s Core Values, click HERE
SIM’s Statement of Faith, click HERE

SIM in Ethiopia

“The entrance of SIM missionaries into Ethiopia in the 1920s is a story of miracles and heroism. When war erupted in Southern Ethiopia in 1937, the missionaries had to leave 75 new believers. But when the Italian army was driven out in 1941, the missionaries returned to find thousands of new believers. They recognized the great need for discipleship and training, but 90% of the converts were illiterate. This was the foundation of the Ethiopian Kale Heywet Church (EKHC), which today numbers more than 4,300,000 baptized believers in 5,017 congregations. They have their own mission school and missionary outreach, ministries to human needs and development projects, Bible schools, theological colleges, women’s and children’s work, urban ministries program, and a literature publication center.”

To learn more about SIM visit www.simusa.org

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