I’m important to God

A member of Scripture Union Vietnam’s online Bible groups shares how his life has been transformed through learning about God’s Big Story and how he now knows that he is important to God. Isaac also talks about new friendships formed and the way he has learned from Bible characters and their journeys with God.

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Kenya’s national director calls for end to silence on violence against children

National Director of Scripture Union Kenya, Nancy Kahuthia, has called for action to stop violence against children, which has seen an increase following the recent pandemic lockdowns. Speaking on national television, Nancy headed up a discussion on how government and faith organisations could take steps to tackle the problem, with statistics showing that one in…

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Husky dog inspiration

Scripture Union Moscow’s new Husky Dog camp called ‘The Huskies’ Kennel’ is helping children open up about their feelings and connect with one another. Inspired by a sheep shearing camp run by Scripture Union in New South Wales, Australia, the team invited children to live and work alongside the dogs as part of the camp.…

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Power to change

Opening up the Bible after school rugby games is helping transform the lives of young Fijian players. Two Scripture Union volunteers in Fiji have been travelling with school rugby teams on tour and leading them in Bible studies, alongside their teachers and parents. SU staff member Anne said, “The teachers eventually gave us an opportunity…

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Praying for peace in Myanmar

Our Scripture Union team in Myanmar have seen so much suffering and death in the past few weeks. Since the military coup in February, hundreds have been killed with thousands left injured or imprisoned following peaceful protests. One Scripture Union team member said, “We’re suffering many hardships with a lack of food, water and medical care. People…

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Go tell it on the mountains

An unexpected meeting with a girl from an ancient tribal group in Vietnam has led to Scripture Union resources being translated and shared among hundreds of children in remote mountain villages. The National Director for Scripture Union in southern Vietnam, Esther, said they were put in touch with a girl called Nhung, who is from…

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The gift of a book

An art competition publicised through local Christian radio has been helping children in Timor Leste hear more about God’s Big Story and how each of them can be a part of it. When Scripture Union staff went to congratulate the young winner, Zilton, who had come third in the competition, they brought a smile to a quiet,…

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Being part of a caring community

Jacob had doubts over his faith and wasn’t ready to talk about it with others. But through becoming part of a caring Christian community with other young people on a Scripture Union camp with SU New South Wales in Australia,  he found a new identity and confidence which changed his life.

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A window of hope: from El Salvador

How do children find a way out of gang violence, exploitation and trafficking? So many feel trapped and hopeless, but Scripture Union in El Salvador is working to bring hope. Josue Canton explains that, “through a hug, a prayer, a word, they could feel that not all is lost, that there is hope, and that…

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