Frequently Asked Questions About LifeWay's VBS

  LifeWay's VBS team receives thousands of questions each year through phone calls, letters, e-mail, this blog, and the "contact us section" of Here are a few of the most popular. Where can I get VBS training?   ANS: There is a wealth of training opportunities - both live and online - for LifeWay's VBS. Preview events are held in North Carolina, Texas, and Tennessee each January. Learn more by going to and click on the "Events" tab at the top. There ... Continue Reading

Pray Today for VBS 2017

Yes, you read the headline correctly. 2017? As you read this post, LifeWay's VBS team has gathered for the most important task of the year - developing the Biblical content and theme for VBS 2017. We have reviewed survey answers from approximately 30,000 kids, spent two days dreaming potential themes with VBS and kid ministry leaders from across the U.S., and now it is time to take all of this information and develop a theme. We take this task extremely seriously - with much prayer, ... Continue Reading

VBS Spotlight: Leadvale Baptist Church


As summer nears, we're getting so excited about highlighting your VBS experiences that we couldn't help but go ahead and share one! Leadvale Missionary Baptist Church, in White Pine, TN, near my hometown of Morristown, TN, always creates amazing VBS sets, and then shares them around the entire community, including the country church where my dad is a pastor. This is a wonderful mission of the church. This year, they pulled out all the stops in time for associational training and I thought ... Continue Reading

What's New With KidEvent Pro?


Did you know you can use KidEvent Pro for more than just VBS? Many of you over the past year have begun using KidEvent Pro to manage VBS, summer camp, Parents Night Out, retreats, and even weekly programming. Your feedback has allowed us to update some of the functionality to better suit your needs. And the best part is, we're not done yet! You'll continue to see improvements based on your suggestions... so keep them coming! Here are the main changes taking place in KidEvent Pro this ... Continue Reading