SIM is an international mission organization with more than 4,000 active missionaries serving in more than 65 countries. SIM members serve God among many diverse people groups in every continent.

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. SIM is looking for people of any ethnicity who have almost any skill imaginable!

Joel and Karen serve in Burkina Faso and Mali, Africa. Joel directs a competency-based experience-oriented mission leadership training program for francophone Africa called Mission Institute.