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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

Camp Havago – 2017

Thank you for your interest in Camp Havago. We are now back and are so grateful for what the Lord did on camp. I really value every prayer that was prayed. Your prayer was evident on camp and the Lord did work in our lives. It is such a privilege for

Experiencing who God says I am

My name is Natasha Prince and I am an SU fieldworker. This month’s success story would be the girls’ camp that we did recently. It was a great success. Our theme for the camp was “Princess Diaries”. The aim of the camp was to remind t

Holiday club impact

Vusumzi Siwali, a fieldworker from Scripture Union Amatola, ran a holiday club for learners from Nzaliseko Senior Primary School between 5-9 December 2016 (at the school premises). The learners enjoyed the range of activities run by Vusi and his team

Matt’s SU South Africa Story

Towards the end of June 2015 myself and seven other people came out from SU in UK to Scripture Union Western Cape to be involve with local holiday clubs and the Froggy Camp. Two other team members and I were involved in the holiday bible club ran by

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

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

You say quiet time, I say liminal space

Author and theologian Richard Rohr describes liminal space as: “…where we are betwixt and between the familiar and the completely unknown. There alone is our old world left behind, while we are not yet sure of the new existence. That̵