VBS 2014 Tour Stop 5: 6 Step VBS Continued

Last Tuesday I introduced you to the simplification and reorganization of the VBS 2014 Administrative Guide for Directors based on LifeWay's 6 Step VBS. Age-group leader guides have also been simplified as well - you are going to love the cleaner look - beginning with Page 1 which includes a version of the 6 Step VBS designed specifically for teachers. 1. Prepare Your Heart 2. Get the Basic Facts from Your VBS Director 3. Plan 4. Gather and Prepare 5. Teach 6. Continue the ... Continue Reading

VBS 2014 Tour Stop 2: Starter Kits

For the next several weeks Tuesdays are for Touring! Join me as together we tour the improvements, updates and changes to LifeWay's VBS resources you will discover with Agency D3: Discover. Decide. Defend! Our first tour stop was last Tuesday with the all new Jump Start Kit that will be available in October. This kit contains everything you need to start planning, enlisting workers, and getting your church pumped for VBS 2014. Tour Stop 2 is the Preschool Starter Kit and Kids Starter Kit. As ... Continue Reading

VBS 2014 Tour Stop 1: Jump Start Kit

Over the next few weeks I will be taking you with me on a tour of the improvements, updates, and changes you will soon experience with Agency D3: Discover. Decide. Defend! The improvement that will be most noticeable at first - especially to VBS directors and pastors - is the absence of the Sampler and Super Sampler. For 17 years LifeWay has offered a Sampler, and more recently a Super Sampler, of the many resources designed for that specific year. We said "Sampler" but many of you thought ... Continue Reading

Strengthening Families with Bible Studies for Life: Kids

One of the things we love most about the new Bible Studies for Life: Kids are the elements created specifically to strengthen families and encourage discipleship at home. Kids study the same biblical concept, or "Life Point", each week as the rest of their family – from babies to adults. All-church alignment, twice per year – In addition to studying the same concepts each week, twice a year kids studies fully align with students and adult resources to make church-wide campaigns even easier to ... Continue Reading