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Getting ‘Closer to God’

For two years running, SU Amatola has actively promoted the Closer to God devotional (as well as other SU bible reading notes for children and teens) in local churches in East London. It has been a fantastic team effort and incredibly successful on m

Book Review | Out of the Black Shadows: The Amazing Transformation of Stephen Lungu

Stephen Lungu’s story is a testimony to the power of Jesus Christ to change lives. Abandoned by his mother at a young age and eventually living on the streets, Stephen survived by sleeping under bridges and scavenging food from rubbish bins. As

Cape Town Cycle Tour 2018

As you know, just reading a book is hard for many children and teenagers. Reading a book written by different authors from different historical periods and in different styles can be even harder! Reading the Bible though is integral to our spiritual

General Director Vacancy January 2018

Scripture Union (SU) South Africa is a Christian mission and registered NPO (008-036) reaching out to the young people of South Africa with the Gospel. It was established in South Africa in 1924 and has presence in most of our provinces. It aims to l

Count Me In

Count Me In is integral to SU in our training of Staff and Volunteers. SU is focused on enabling others and therefore we partner a large number of voluntary youth workers in South Africa to work at SU activities or to lead ministry in their communiti


Wordspace has a new look You might have noticed that we have made some changes to our website, mobile APP, and social media platforms. As a ministry focussing on teenagers and as we are living in the technological savvy, visually stimulated era, we w

Holiday Clubs July 2017

As support staff to Regions, National Office staff don’t always get the opportunity to be out in the “field”. We tend to be so focussed on admin or support that we sometimes forget why we do what we do! This past July, we decided to

Barbara Fish: Championing a truly local gem

SU’s Closer to God daily Bible-reading guide for adults has been a flagship Bible Engagement tool over many years. Initially using UK writers, closer to God is now a fully home-grown, southern African success story that speaks to our African is

Resources have an impact

Surely my favourite part of working at SU Books is hearing the customers’ stories and connecting with them in some small way – being part of God’s “Big Picture”! We had a new customer in the shop the other day – her first