Archive for the ‘THIS IS WHERE MONEY GOES:’ Category

Aussie Mums for Indo Kids – Christmas Campaign

LAUNCH DATE: Monday, 9th November!!! Aussies are generous and love giving gifts at Christmas. There’s plenty of feasting, gifts and happiness – and it’s great! Our Lifewords team in Indonesia are working weekly in poor communities, spreading that same love & generosity to street kids and orphans. Last year, our Indonesian Director, Gunar, and a […]

The passing of a supporter leaves a significant financial gap

We have been blessed to have amazing core supporters who give to our organisation monthly in order to see the general ministry continue. This is the part of charity work that is not glamorous – keeping the bills paid, the staff on board and the government happy. However, a number of people believe so much […]

How our Indonesian ministry shocked a supporter

There’s no doubt about it: our work in Indonesia is exciting. We’re reaching into poor communities; church planting in rural villages; equipping pastors and missionaries with our programs; and sending booklets far and wide. Aussies seem to have a soft spot for Indonesia, perhaps because of our love for Bali as our favourite holiday destination, […]

Help a Bible student fulfill their calling in 2015

Many Bible College students in Indonesia struggle to make ends meet and have no support from Muslim family and friends. So last year, SGM LW arranged a sponsorship program where we help them with their education and mission work. Well new recruits have arrived, and so has our opportunity to bless them! With just $55 […]

Booklet Appeal: Provision for 40,000 Bible resources

Thank you to those who have prayed and/or generously contributed to our Booklet Appeal throughout the Spring months! You have made it possible for us to provide 40,000 new Bible booklets! SGM Lifewords has had a significant period of growth in Australia-New Zealand over the past 12 months. An increasing number of people, churches and […]

PROGRESS REPORT: Booklet Appeal after 2 weeks…

2 weeks ago, we launched our Booklet Appeal in the hope to raise $30,000 for 60,000 new Bible booklets. It’s a real faith step for us, as we hope that people really get on board with our initiatives to publish and spread God’s word where it is greatly needed! 2 week report is below: At […]

“Print Campaign” raising money for 60,000 new booklets for Australia

The past 6 months has seen a dramatic increase in the number of people ordering Bible Booklets from SGM Lifewords. This is a great thing and we’re getting some amazing testimonies of life change! However, the strong demand and growth of SGMLW in Australia has raised an URGENT need: For us to raise $30,000 in […]

How Student Sponsorship Works:

Students on Mission- July update

This Quarter – Students build a Learning Centre in a slum; celebrate the World Cup with street football; share God’s love through The Visible Story to 80+ people; and give food & education for children in poor communities. There are now 18 Indonesian missionary students being sponsored through SGM Lifewords. Each week they hit the […]

Help! I’m working with teens!

We get our most feedback from people who are working with teens and finding it difficult to get them to engage with scripture. So many tell us that the Little Book of Help is such a blessing to them. Here’s another one from Elyse Atkins of the Salvation Army who just ordered 200 books for […]