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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

God at work in our schools: Empower Leadership Camp

I always wondered what a beautiful story is. Well here is one, I think. It is now more than two years back that a dear friend from Northern Ireland offered us the chance to do something with some support from his church in that country. One of the ar

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