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.

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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God’s Oldest Book

Creation is God’s oldest book according to the director of an outdoor education program for young people based in Croatia. And whether it’s tests of courage while rock climbing or walking blindfold through the forest, participants are discovering who they are and how God can speak to them through His creation. Steve Meeker, director of…
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An unexpected miracle

Joshua Kirubaraj, director of Scripture Union India, had lost hope for one school girl who seemed to have rejected God. But he continued to pray for her, feeling sorry that he hadn’t been better at answering her tough questions during his visits to her school. Several years later something miraculous happened. Watch the video to…
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Being ‘agents of change’

Teenage students at secondary schools in Guatemala have become ‘agents of change’ amongst their own peers, thanks to a new values program being rolled out by Scripture Union. Together for Good Conduct is a prevention program run in the country’s middle schools, which brings a message of love, peace and hope for young people. Its…
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