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WORDSPACE UPDATE 2017

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

New Wordspace Co-ordinator

I was introduced to Scripture Union Western Cape in 2010. Holiday Club found me and really crept into my heart and so I continued to volunteer for the next 6 years in various areas. Towards the end of last year, an opportunity arose within Bible Enga

God at work through camp!

Camping can include challenges like transportation arrangements and catering. These challenges can at times seem insurmountable, but we have a God who has no limits. In spite of the challenges or perhaps because of them (2 Corinthians 12:9-10 –

New National Training Co-ordinator

Garland Sam has been appointed as the new SU National Training Co-ordinator. Here he is training the 2017 Foxfire Gap Year teams from African Enterprise. The teams present at the training were from different parts of South Africa and Zambia. Garland

Arise Camp 2017

SU Amatola ran Arise Camp 2017 (a leadership training camp) on the first weekend in February. Organised by fieldworker Dewald van der Walt, with the support of local youth workers, the aim of this camp was to raise up new leaders in the community and

Leading 4WORD

SU has developed the 4Word App to help our leadership teams evaluate the effectiveness of their ministry. There are many opportunities for a young person to encounter Jesus through the Bible during the running of an activity. The actual time of teach