The Yee students on campus are different – many of them have arrived in the city from their homelands, never having left their families before. Most students from the majority people group avoid the Yee people, believing that the mostly-Muslim Yee minority people are dangerous or to be feared. Elaine and Tim saw something else: students who needed God's love.

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Over two decades of outreach amongst the Bonba people and conversions are few and far between – so why haven't Esther and James given up? Simply put, because they love their Bonba friends, and won't give up hope that they will come to know the love of Jesus Christ.

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AuthorViolet Chiang
CategoriesMain Page, Asia

"I had skills to pass tests, but I had this tension in my heart that I didn’t know anything outside of that." Rose talks about education in her country and how The Lighthouse Centre helped her grow and develop as an individual and not just someone who memorized answers.

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AuthorDenise Poon

I used to depend on my own strength to get things done. Coming to terms with CR’s first principle, “I am powerless,” brought great relief. I truly understood that I am nothing apart from God. God is my Father and more – he is everything. The day I accepted Christ, I felt peace and joy that I’ve never felt before. I know God created me and restored my health. God is also helping me persevere during my recovery.

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It seemed as if Hishgee's father had run out of options. But, strange and unknown as Christianity and the Jesus it centered around was, perhaps it would help him recover from his alcoholism. His journey towards recovery and healing would bring reconciliation to his family, and transformation in Hishgee's own life. 

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One year – that's how long Evelyn and John expected and planned for it to take for them to go serve in Asia. But one year turned to five, and this academic couple had to learn what it means to wait on God. 

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An English-teaching intern shares her thoughts on providing one of Asia's most in-demand services and having a chance to talk about the meaning of life. 

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We're used to thinking about the top religion in various countries around the world but what about the religion in second place? This map shows the nations of the world by religion that, perhaps, has the second greatest impact in each place.

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Beatriz and Marcos began training to translate the Bible when they were teenagers. Now they are preparing to begin a literal life's work - to bring the Bible to the Cheuasai of Central Asia, a people with barely any access to the Christian gospel. Language skills are only the beginning.

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Allison was in her fourth year of a geology major when it dawned on her that her calling in life might be something a little more frightening than looking at rocks in a laboratory for the rest of her days. 

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AuthorDenise Poon
CategoriesMain Page, Asia

This visual representation of world population density helps explain why the mission of bringing Good News to the world is increasingly focussed on Asia. 

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Staying at home with her children and spending her days doing housework was not what Carol had envisioned for her life overseas but it would be the only way to build relationships with the women in the community she and her family had moved half-way around the world to reach.

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Sometimes riding a bike is the best way to convey good news. There were no Christians from Warren's people group in his city but a SIM missionary didn't want that to come between Warren and a chance to meet Jesus.

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SIM Asia announces the release of a new series of snappy, one minute videos introducing SIM's vision in five South East and Central Asian countries. 

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"In their previous lives some on this team were engineers, paramedics, nurses, teachers, businessmen, artists. Now they are mostly language students and they all want the same thing - to see just one Christian church growing among the hundreds of thousands of Muslim Yees who live in and around the city they have come to call home." 

Read about the life, the challenges and the hopes of a unique SIM church planting team in one stark, Central Asian City. 

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