Kick off your sandals and stay awhile. The sun is going down and children are gathering. At the center of the village, women lay camel-skin mats on the warm sand and the curious come and sit. Under a blanket of stars, the elders begin to tell stories. Tales of old about great hardships and small wonders, prowling lions and local heroes. A rich tradition of storytelling is ubiquitous in Africa. Here on some of the front lines of God’s redeeming work, we have stories too. Join us, through the sights and sounds and stories of AIM’s ministry.

the Inlander Podcast

The missionary life. What is it? And who does this kind of thing? The Inlander Podcast explores the missionary journey through interviews with people serving across a spectrum of places and ministries. From remote desert outposts to the bustling streets of some of Africas busiest urban centers, we look at what it means to pack up a life and follow Christ to the ends of the earth.

A Place to Dwell

God was preparing a place for us here with the Digo long before we even knew.

An Hour & A Cup of Coffee

Unreached peoples can be found in even the busiest, most diverse places, with churches on every street corner. It’s eye-opening and heart-breaking to me, but most of all challenging.

“Welcome, We’re Here. We’re Here.”

Sharing Christ in Remote Villages Along Tanzania’s Southern Coast

Joy in the Morning

The sounds of a new day remind a new missionary why she’s come to this far off place among the Zigua people of Tanzania.

Flying a Different Speed

A family of six is makes the big transition from military life to missionary life as they begin their adventure serving with AIM AIR.

A Part of Your World

Language is a gate. My stack of flash cards and the recordings on my phone are proof I’m trying to push the gate open. I’m leaning all my weight against the gate trusting that, imperceptibly, one millimeter, one word, one new neural pathway at a time it will swing open, and I can fully join the hubbub of my city.

Five Things We've Learned

Roger and Sue have invested three decades in sharing Christ with an unreached people group in eastern Kenya.

After All

In the wake of an evacuation from Central African Republic, aim missionaries Todd and Nicole Owens found themselves serving in place they had dreamed of long ago.


When she moved to live in Nairobi, Kenya, in 2015, Becca did not know whether she would meet any unreached peoples. After all, didn’t everyone in the city have access to the gospel?

Three Inlanders

For 125 years now, God has raised up men and women to serve Him through AIM in the hard places across Africa. Meet three of them – Joel, Ann, and Beka.

Stories of Growth [VIDEO]

Africa Inland Mission Celebrates 55 years of ministry among the Rendille of Kenya.

Coastal Witness

I glimpse of ministry to Muslim women along the humid, bustling coast of Kenya

Walking with the Laarim: A Photo Essay

For many years, people prayed for a work of God among the Laarim people of South Sudan. Africa Inland Mission has been privileged to a part of that work, sending a team of men and women to live among them, learn their language and culture, and share the Good News of Jesus Christ.

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