Make a Lasting Impact with Devos from Journey Off the Map

The purpose of VBS is to impact kids and families with the gospel. While we can pack as much Bible content and worship songs into five days as possible, we also desire for life-change and Bible study to continue for the rest of kids' lives. This year, we've produced a 52 week devotion for kids. It follows the VBS 2015 theme, Journey Off the Map. Devotions Off the Map contains devotionals, Scripture, prayer, discussion questions, and activities to help kids face uncharted territory with faith ... Continue Reading

Thursdays Are For Training - Don't Forget the Details

The countdown has started, and for many churches VBS begins in five short weeks. Once workers are enlisted it is important to make sure each one receives training that not only relieves fear and anxiety, but insures the week is a winning experience for everyone involved. A necessary aspects of training is covering the all-important details that are unique to your VBS - the who, what, when, where, why, and how of the week. While these details may seem like common sense information that every ... Continue Reading

Advice from the experts - Reaching Unchurched Families

The best VBS leaders are learners, and the best learners enjoy sharing with others what they have learned through trial and error. Following are words of advice that have been collected through the years from great leader-learners just like you. During the last week of school distribute information to parents in the school pick-up lines. Make it fun and memorable. Host neighborhood VBS-themed block parties one to two weeks before VBS. Use VBS-themed snacks and games. Distribute ... Continue Reading