SIM’s purpose statement has been recently updated, and it says in part, “…compelled by God’s great love and empowered by the Holy Spirit, we cross barriers to proclaim the crucified and risen Christ, expressing His love and compassion among those who live and die without Him.”
The barriers we cross include culture and language, oceans and deserts, distorted thinking, resistant hearts, and much more. Crossing those barriers is not easy, and we don’t embark on such a journey lightly or unprepared.
SIM USA Global Mission Center
On this large campus of seven buildings and over 100 workers, we find, prepare, send and support workers going out into the world (currently about 800 of them), across barriers, that they might proclaim the crucified and risen Christ, expressing His love and compassion among those who would otherwise live and die without Him.
(Here are some stories that will give you a peek at what’s happening on the other side of those barriers.)
We can’t do any of that without partners like you, who give generously and pray fervently! Continue reading