Tag Archives : bible engagement

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

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

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

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

Get by with a little help: Why use Bible reading notes

I walked right past it. All senses were primed. My eyes were scanning the terrain. My ears were tuned. It was the reason I was there. But I still missed it. In a tree, not more than 40 metres from me, was a magnificent leopard. What a sight. A sight