Our Missionaries & Missions

Jason & Shirley Birkin (Philippines)

Jason and Shirley have been based in the Philippines for more than 3o years. They work among the Tala-andig people and are presently translating the first five books of the Old Testament into the local language.


WAKA Church, Ethiopia (Leader: Eyasu Eyob) -

The Church at Waka was established by a Bob & Jean King 70+ years ago. WEBC has had a strong connection with WAKA ever since.

The church has now grown to over 240 churches. They are still establishing new churches as the need grows and have recently opened a Bible College for the training of local evangelists.


Samuel Dasi (India)

Samuel and Praveena Dasi are presently pastoring a number of small churches in and around Machilipatnam.

A few years ago the church raised money for the purchase of 40 sewing machines. Local women - many of whom  have no other income - have been taught to sew using these machines. Through the classes they have also been taught about Jesus and many of them have given their hearts and lives to the Lords


Andrew & Christine Smith (Auckland) - computer support for SIM.

Although based in Auckland, Andrew provides essential IT support for SIM staff around the world.

On his recent sabbatical to the UK he spent time with well known Christian apologetics authors and speakers researching news ways to engage people with the Gospel story.


Vijay & Narsamma Chandra (Fiji) - Pastor of Baptist church outside of Ba.

Many Fijiian people are Muslims and over the years, Vijay and Narsamma have built meaningful relationships with them and particularly with the school.


Emma McGeorge - Mission Aviation Fellowship - Papua New Guinea

Emma McGeorge is serving with Mission Aviation Fellowship in Papua New Guinea at the MAF Base in Mount Hagen. She is the Executive Assistant to the PNG Programme Manager. She also uses her publishing and communication skills to manage media communication with MAF I and external partners, and assists with liaison between PNG Government Departments and MAF PNG