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.

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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A window of hope: from Romania

Making friends at Scripture Union camps turned out to be a life-changing experience for one volunteer with Scripture Union Romania. Beatrice Degan says she is grateful for all the opportunities she has had through Scripture Union and for how the camps have helped her get to know God and find new hope and new life…
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A window of Hope: From Kenya

“It’s OK, not to be OK”, says Scripture Union Kenya’s national director, Nancy Kahuthia. She talks about the fall-out from Covid-19 on children and families and how Scripture Union is offering hope in the midst of pain and anxiety.
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Faith in secret

“I got to know a woman in one of our restricted countries where it is against the law to share the Christian faith with children under 18. Her story shows how God can work even in the most difficult situations. The woman had two sisters, so there were just three daughters in the family. In…
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I have God on my side

After suffering from severe anxiety, Katie had only attended church because she had to – after an experience of God at a Scripture Union camp she found her life transformed and discovered a new confidence and fulfilment she had never had before.  
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Finding value through school mission

A Scripture Union team member in Botswana explains how one young student found new meaning in her life after she heard God’s message of love for her when an international SU team visited her school.
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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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