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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

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

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

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

Shoes for Schools

Scripture Union Amatola are working to help learners in disadvantaged schools, one pair of shoes at a time, through their ‘Shoes 4 Schools’ project. The project was started in 2007 by Scripture Union Amatola’s then Regional Director

Social Media Savvy

On the 19th of March 2016, SU Pietermaritzburg hosted an event addressing the dangers of social media for children and presented tips for parents and caregivers on how to manage the online presence of teenagers and how to put systems in place to prot

God at Work in Holiday Clubs | SU Western Cape

Just a few weeks ago, 70 directors and coordinators from 35 holiday clubs gathered for an appreciation dinner at the Western Cape offices. What a night as we listened to testimony after testimony of the Lord’s goodness! Although I am well aware tha

SU Staff Conference 2015 | SU South Africa

Our biennial Staff Conference was held this year in July at Stoney Ridge Campsite. The theme was “Back to School – Enabling for Impact”, with the focus was on how we, as staff, can enable volunteers to really impact young people in

SUIS Change of Leadership | SUIS

As you will no doubt be aware, Xavier Moran is to leave SUIS at the end of December after having been the National Director for the past seven years. He and his wife Lara and their two children are moving to Cape Town where Xavier is to join Scriptur