National Human Trafficking Awareness Day

In response to the plight of captives around the world, Congress has recognized January 11 as National Human Trafficking Awareness Day. This month, we encourage all our SIS friends to take steps to spread the word about the dangers of trafficking and offer positive...

Christmas around the Corner

Dear Praying Friend,  Christmas is coming in just a few days.  Depending on how you look at it, the celebration will arrive too soon or at just the right time.   To keep that “just right” perspective, I focus on the beautiful story of God being born as a...

Saint Nicholas, Antitrafficking Activist

Dear Praying Friend, As we turn our hearts to God’s purposes this Christmas, we can find encouragement in an unlikely place.   While our culture has fattened him up, moved him to the North Pole, and renamed him Santa Claus, Saint Nicholas is a very real and...

Taking a Different Path this Advent

Advent is the season when the Church prepares for the celebration of Christ’s birth.  Each week, we will be posting a letter from our founder and president, Michele Rickett, offering insight and inspiration to help us focus on what really matters as we look...

A Better Way to Celebrate

Dear praying friend, Here we are at the first week of Advent – only four weeks to prepare for Christmas. For most of us, just thinking about everything that needs to be done between now and then makes the season tense, rather than serene and sacred. And tensions are...

Welcoming DeAnna Sanders

We are thrilled to announce that DeAnna Sanders has joined SIS staff as Associate Area Director for Indonesia. DeAnna’s expertise in ministry, leadership, and communications meets a deep love for freeing and empowering women and girls. We interviewed DeAnna about how...