SAMS-USA Ministry In

Zambia

Interested in Ministry to Zambia?

SAMS-USA missionaries are sent throughout this region to partner with Anglican/Episcopal churches to grow the Kingdom of God. We hope you will be encouraged or inspired by these stories and reports from the field. We also encourage you to consider becoming a sender to this part of the world.

How To Love Your Body

I grew up just like you: Hating my body. And I am still like you: a little bit farther down the road than I was at 16 but still have moments of dislike for my body every now and then.I have been working on loving my body for 10 years now…

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3 Tips for Combating Loneliness in a New Place

3 Tips for Combating Loneliness in a New Place

There are so many beautiful things about living in another country (see blog post). The food, the people, the scenery, learning new things. But there are also hard parts too. Not every day is an Instagram worthy picture of me hugging smiling kids or hiking cool hills. There are days that…

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8 Deeper Reasons to Experience Another Culture

8 Deeper Reasons to Experience Another Culture

I have recently been reflecting on how interacting with and living in a different culture has deeply affected me. And I am convinced that everyone should experience this! God made this whole cool world with beautiful people and places and we have the privilege of exploring it! So whether you decide…

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5 Ways to Turn Challenges Into Opportunities

What living in Zambia has taught me about facing difficult situations2017 has been a big one for me! It was my first full year living in a different country and culture. And I have had my fair share of challenges big and small. Looking back, I have learned a lot about how…

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Youth Camp Gets Real

Teenagers are teenagers no matter where you go in the world. There will be boy-girl drama, family problems, girl fights, and school issues. And while living in a different country and culture can be quite overwhelming at times, doing youth work here is like slipping back into an old pair of…

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FAQ: Questions I Get Asked a Lot

FAQ: Questions I Get Asked a Lot

When I tell people I live in Africa, I get lots of questions. So let’s hit em hard.Where is Zambia?Central Southern Africa. Sandwiched in between Democratic Republic of the Congo and Zimbabwe.    What do you do in Zambia?I am a youth worker with a gap year program in a city…

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I Don’t Deserve This

It has been a long day. Two phone meetings, two in-person meetings, and a session of fundraising class. This season of my life is sending letters, emails, messages, texts, meeting with people, spreading the word about what we do in Zambia, and asking people to partner with me by praying and…

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