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More than 1,600 SIM workers serve in a variety of careers in more than 50 countries. SIM workers themselves come from dozens of nations and ethnicities which historically did not send missionaries, but today send tens of thousands through emerging mission movements outside of the West. SIM is honored that God has called hundreds of these to serve with us. We invite you to visit these pages and meet some of our workers who bring the Gospel of Jesus Christ to the world with great courage, sacrifice, and joy.

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Adair, Robert, Roberta, Joseph, and Benjamin

Roberta was born in Bellefonte, Pennsylvania. After graduating from Penn State University she served for three years in Kosovo with The Christian & Missionary Alliance. After completing her term she enrolled in Wheaton College for additional studies in ...read more

Alford, JennyBeth Gardner; formerly

The Lord blessed me with a strong Christian background in which He grew a fervent love of learning. In all fields of study--Bible, literature, science, history, really everything--I was delighted to find how each showed me more about my awesome God.
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Bannister, Amberly

I was born in a small city just outside of Atlanta, Ga. I got my bachelor's degree in Psychology at Liberty University in 2013. It took me a long time to figure out what I wanted in life, but once I did I still had to figure out how to get there. I alw...read more

Bergen, Ben & Erin

Ben was born and raised in Southern California and is a computer programmer by trade. Erin was born and raised in Philadelphia and holds degrees in mechanical engineering and education and is a teacher by trade. Ben joined SIM 13 years ago as their Intran...read more

Blake, Sean & Carrie

...let us not love with words or speech but with actions and in truth. 1 John 3:18. How humbling to have the opportunity to truly serve in action as SIM missionaries!

Bitter like life. Bittersweet like love. Mild like death. This is the Nigerie...read more

Brooks, Gene and Amanda

We are called to serve Christ in Liberia, West Africa. SIM USA has appointed us as Church Ministries Coordinator for Liberia. Married since 2001, God has blessed us with seven awesome children, two boys, five girls aged twelve and younger.

Gen...read more

Brown, Dan & Casi

Our journey started in 2010. We had just recently had our first daughter, Abbi, and were happily serving and working at our local church. Things were well and comfortable, but they were about to change.

As we had been in God's Word and spending...read more

Christensen, Doug & Esther

Doug is a Certified Public Accountant and a Certified Global Management Accountant. He received an MBA from Pace University and an Master of Arts in Missions from Columbia International University. Esther received a diploma from Moody Bible Institute an...read more

Dass, Rattan

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Eisenhut, Debbie

Debbie was born and raised in Salem, Oregon, attended Oregon State University and then completed medical school at University of Oregon Health Sciences Center in Portland. She did her training in general surgery at Univeristy of Texas Health Sciences Cent...read more

Ely, Fred and Grace

Fred is an SIM MK and grew up in Ethiopia where his parents served for almost 40 years. Grace's dad served in the Air Force during her childhood and so she lived in several different places in the US and in England.

Fred and Grace met at Bryan...read more

Faulkner, Ken & Julie

We are from Colorado, where we have lived for the last 22 years. Ken was raised on a dairy farm in southern Michigan and Julie grew up in a nearby rural community. We met in high school, and dated for several years after high school. Julie attended Wes...read more

Foster, Stuart and Sindia

Stuart and I are part of the Lomwe Bible Translation team, working together to produce the whole Bible in the Lomwe language, which is spoken by 1.5 million people in northern Mozambique.

Pray for us in the Lomwe Bible translation and for coac...read more

Freeman, Joe & Amy

Raised as missionary kids, both of us developed a passion for missions from our early years. While each of us began individually preparing to live as missionaries, God brought us together and gave us a shared vision to serve Him overseas. As we followed H...read more

Garrett, Corey & Katie

Corey and Katie were called individually to missions in their teens, later met at Wheaton College and were married in 1998. They went to Senegal in 2000 and have been there since, ministering to the Wolof people. They have three young daughters who love ...read more

Givens, Bob and Carol

Bob & Carol Givens are from Pennsylvania. They are graduates of Cairn University and have degrees in Bible/Christian Education. They served with Youth for Christ for 3 1/2 years and pastored Niemond's Independent Church for 7 1/2 years. After working a...read more

Gutierrez, Jose & Janeen

Jose was born in Mexico and moved to Southern California at age 14. He is from a Catholic background and from an early age had a desire to know and understand the Bible. Jose first heard the gospel and placed his faith in Jesus at a Calvary Chapel churc...read more

Hall, Danny and April

Danny and April originally met in college. Five years later, The Lord brought them together and they were married in 1992. Danny was in the IT industry for 15 years, at which time he was laid off. During the following 2 years, the Lord lead him into Yo...read more

Heffron, Brian & Tracy

Brian was a newspaper reporter for about eight years and an English teacher for another eight. Tracy is a physician assistant who most recently worked at an emergency room. We have two children, Karen, 10, and Billy, 8. We have been on short-term missi...read more

Hudson, Paul and Clare

Paul was in medical school when he came to Christ at L'Abri in Switzerland, and met Clare soon afterwards at Johns Hopkins in Baltimore. They were married the following year and heard the Lord calling them to medical missions after a short term trip to A...read more

Janssen, Andrew and Andrea

We previously worked as rural family physicians in Eastern Oregon as adjunct faculty through Oregon Health Sciences University. Our 3 children are Isaac, Zerihun and Titaya. We have both long desired to serve the underserved in Africa. Through the adop...read more

Kazura, Jules and Marie Josee

Both Jules and Marie Josée grew up in the capital of Rwanda; Kigali in families of nominal Christians.
Jules was trying to be active in church from childhood, but committed his heart to Christ in his twenties. Just few days after his conversion, he ...read more

Kitzman, David & Mende

Dave- Despite growing up in a home with a Christian mom, I always struggled with making the decision to actually follow Christ with my own life. In 1991, I finally came to a crossroads where I had to surrender everything to him or reject him and go my own...read more

Krohn, Jeff & Stacey

Both Jeff and Stacey felt called as youth to minister in Latin America. They both come from solid, Christian families.
Jeff finished his MDiv degree in 2001 (Denver Seminary), and his ThM degree in 2011 (Trinity Evangelical Divinity School). He is c...read more

Longenecker, Joseph & Erin

Joseph studied engineering at Messiah College, interned at ECHO learning how to use technologies appropriate to the smallholder farmer, and worked for Case New Holland designing hydraulic systems for commercial agricultural equipment. He first felt a call...read more

Mallett, Tyler & Jessica

Tyler was raised on a farm in Alberta, Canada while Jessica grew up mostly in Montana. Before meeting as teachers at a school for missionary kids in West Africa, God used college study abroad programs to plant the desire for overseas ministry within each...read more

Nitte, Stephen

Stephen is a graduate of Medical Laboratory Technology course from Nigeria,with his training in the field of Medical Laboratory Science from FCVMLT,NVRI VOM, Jos.He has worked in this profession for 3 years period of service until he was convicted of Foll...read more

Potratz, Randy and Wanda

Randy is an IT Manager and ISO Auditor / Management Representative. Wanda is a licensed teacher. We are following the Lord's leading to return to Niger, West Africa after a six year absence. We are the parents of three outstanding young men who spent ma...read more

Rosenbauer, Michael and Lori

Michael and Lori met as children when their parents were attending the same Bible school in New York State, and later became high school sweethearts. After marrying in 1981, they lived in Texas for 7 years and in Maine for 25 years.

Michael has...read more

Salamu, Malata and Daniel

Passionate about M* Ministry, Street Boys Ministry, Business as Mission (BAM)and using the Computer and English Language as tools for evangelism in Ouagadougou, Burkina Faso since 2009. Currently the project coordinator for SIM BF, along side other minist...read more

Sierra, Christopher and Holley

We are the Sierra's
My wife and I have been married for 10 years and we have 4 amazing boys. Keagan who is 9, Kael who is 6, Mateo who is 4 and Eleazar who is 1. They are a ball full of energy and always keep us on our toes. They are very excited for...read more

Starke, Joe and Mame

Joe and Mame Starke have been married for 32 years. They have shared a heart for ministry since they met during their university training. Early in their marriage they spent two and half years setting up an operating room in Teshie, Ghana just outside th...read more

Sweany, Eli & Margaret

We met at a small Bible college in Kansas, and ever since then we've been working together to disciple MK's and supporting missionaries at Bourofaye Christian School in Senegal. Eli was raised in a Christian family; his father is a pastor and he spent sum...read more

Weiersmueller, Peter and Elizabeth

I was born in Switzerland. My interest in mission was raised as a result of my family supporting a Missionary friend. Later in live, whilst working on board the M.V. Doulos of OM ships, I visited many African ports and was fascinated by the cultural diver...read more

Wiggers, Steven and Jen

We are Steve and Jen Wiggers and we have four children, Ian, age 8, Ellie, age 5, Maya, age 3, and Clara, age 1. We just recently returned to the US after serving 2.5 years in Kenya. Our goal is to return to Kenya by August 21st 2016 if our support is p...read more

Writebol, David and Nancy

David and Nancy sensed God's calling to them to enter missions early in their marriage. God has prepared and equipped them to serve through a variety of life and ministry settings. They joined SIM in 2013 after 14 years of service to orphans and other vu...read more
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