Life in Africa

Tim, one of our mission advisors, tells us about his first mission trip to Africa. My first experience of AIM was as a fresh-faced 21-year-old volunteer teacher in western Kenya. Kenya grabbed my heart – the adventure, the stark reality of life in Africa and the desperate need for Jesus. I returned to the UK […]

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Into the light

The Laarim have been working hard in their garden plots, sowing and cultivating their crops. This year God has blessed the Laarim with very good rains and that means a good harvest. People are always hungry and a lot of them struggle with malnutrition but now, with the good harvest, happiness  is beginning to come back to the eyes of the people. And then this happens… 

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30 January 2020

The effect of the gospel

Believing the truth of the gospel of grace pours light into the darkness of fear and loneliness, gives hope to those crushed by sickness, and purpose to those in despair. 

AIM Europe

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30 January 2020

“God is at work here”

Our village leader, Mwenyekiti, is a force to be reckoned with. She is well respected in the village and is full of wisdom. She is also adamantly opposed to hearing about the gospel of Jesus Christ.

Rebekah Saylor

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19 December 2019

Work & Cultural Renewal

I am often asked: “Should Christians be involved in shaping culture?” My answer is that we can’t not be involved in shaping culture.

Tim Keller

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19 December 2019

Our relationship with creation

For an African, the land and the spirit world are very closely linked. The blessings that come from the land are directly related to the ancestors, and witchcraft is practised to ensure good crops. August Basson shares about the need to restore our right relationship with creation.

August Basson

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19 December 2019

Rearranging the furniture

Eddie Arthur, in his excellent blog post ‘Gospel and Culture’ said: “When the homeless gospel comes into a culture as a guest, it is an awkward guest – quite rude in fact. Rather than just settling down to do things your way, the gospel starts to move the furniture around and redecorate the house.”

Miriam Pugh

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19 December 2019

That they might experience joy

For the first time in my life I am living somewhere where the gospel is not known. It is hard to describe, but a vivid memory from my first visit to this city was the feeling of being among dead people. There was no genuine joy, no hope, no peace and this is a feeling that persists.

AIM Europe

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19 December 2019

In my own language

In Korr, one of Kenya’s northern frontier towns, the air seems to be constantly stirring. Traditionally, the Rendille are nomads. Traditionally, they do what they must to survive in a hostile environment. Traditionally, they have no access to Scripture in their language. Things have changed.

AIM Europe

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19 December 2019

A changed life

Baptised as a Catholic when he was small, Arnold’s church attendance actually meant playing outside it. He started taking drugs in secondary school and as he managed to pass his secondary school exams without praying, he figured he didn’t need God.

Jessica Goldschmidt

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