The Best Time to Pray for VBS

Many of you have finished up VBS already-- the first week of June is THE busiest week for VBS! Some of you are in the midst of VBS, and some of you are still planning.  The best time to pray for VBS?  Always! While we love the fun of decorating for VBS and preparing crafts and snacks for the kiddos, our most favorite thing about VBS is that it is an amazing opportunity to share Christ with kids and their families. So whether you've finished VBS, are in the middle of one, or are still planning, ... Continue Reading

And First Place Goes To...

Congratulations to Dianne R. and Bethel Baptist Church, Sylvester, Georgia, for earning first place in the VBS Report race for 2013. The completed report form was the first of an estimated 25,000 that will be filed during the next three months. Each year LifeWay mails out 48,000 personalized report forms. Every church and mission affiliated with the Southern Baptist Convention should receive a form within in the next two weeks. Report forms are also printed each year in the VBS Administrative ... Continue Reading

VBS Missionary Updates

  It's past the middle of May, and that means final preparations for VBS is at full throttle in most churches. The VBS team is praying for churches in their final stages of planning and enlisting workers, praying for directors and church leaders who are working hard to be sure all the details are in place, and praying for kids who will come to VBS and their families. We are also praying for the missionary families that kids will learn about in VBS this summer and expecting God to do big ... Continue Reading

Preparing for VBS Means Preparing for Follow-up Contacts

With the two biggest weeks of the VBS 2013 season just days away (more Bible schools are conducted during the first two weeks of June than any other week), we need to realize we are being given a rich gift - the gift of connecting with hundreds of thousands of unchurched families. For many families the week of VBS is the first and possibly only connection they will have with your church or any Christian church. It is a new beginning for both the families and the church. Growing these ... Continue Reading