Our Stories

All across the world Scripture Union teams are seeing how God is transforming young lives as they come alongside children and young people. Below are a few of the latest stories of how God has been at work and how Scripture Union has played a part.

Tackling racism in South Africa

Derryl Henning is a Scripture Union staff worker in South Africa – he shared his story during an SU Global Day event on zoom. Despite facing traumatic racism from birth he is hopeful for the future of his country and excited about the impact SU is having in local schools. Derryl Henning – Scripture Union…
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Getting up at 5am

A member of Scripture Union in Vietnam explains how she has been inspired by a young boy who read the whole Bible in eight months, getting up at 5am and asking his mother questions about it. Watch the video here. Inspired Bible reading in Vietnam from Scripture Union International on Vimeo.
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The story of Scripture Union

Find out more about the story of Scripture Union and how you can join with us in this transforming work of building God’s kingdom around the world. Watch our video below.
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I think it’s a calling from God

A young entrepreneur from Namibia talks about her calling to young people with special needs. 26-year-old Vicky Joel is a businesswoman and Scripture Union volunteer who has set up a school for children with special needs. She believes God has called her into this life-changing ministry.
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Why I love Scripture Union

Trainee leader with Scripture Union in Scotland, Hannah, explains how going on their annual summer camps had a lasting impact on her life, helping her grow in confidence and forge lasting friendships.
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Doing things together in the Pacific

National Director of Scripture Union in Fiji, Nacaniele Tikoduadua, talks about how hundreds of volunteers are reaching thousands of children and young people in schools across Fiji. Their values program is helping them talk about the issues they face and consider what the Bible has to say for their lives.
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The path to the swing

Teenager Spencer, was struggling to fit in at school until he attended a camp run by Scripture Union New South Wales (NSW) in Australia. Spencer has cerebral palsy and is unable to walk or speak, he communicates by typing on a computer. After attending the NSW ‘Dare 2B Different’ camp for a number of years,…
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Youthful words of wisdom

A member of an international youth team reaching out to children in schools across Botswana shared how she had been transformed through the experience. She explains how her new-found confidence helped her reach out to others, helping them find hope through God’s message of love.
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The power of God’s Word

How can we help young people tackle some of the toughest issues they face each day? Lisa Mendez from Scripture Union USA tells a story of hope, as one member of her youth group found meeting with God through His Word – the Bible, had the power to change her life.    
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