Relationship vs. Process - Which Best Describes Your VBS?

The past two years I have frequently spoken and written about replacing the idea of VBS follow-up with the need for continuing the connections established during the week of VBS. This has been an attempt to help us all think about what we do following VBS in terms of relationship instead of a process. There is no doubt we are good at identifying unchurched families and involving their kids in VBS. If there were a VBS report card we would most likely receive a B or possibly even an A for our ... Continue Reading

Go And Catch The Children - Why VBS Must Be Evangelistic

Until recently I never thought of Charles Spurgeon and children in the same sentence. While he is one of the most famous pastors and prolific writers in the history of the Christian church, he served in an era when “out of sight and out of mind” was the general attitude towards children. It never occurred to me he might have much to say about the importance of kids ministry. However, after reading Come Ye Children, I now believe, that given the opportunity, Spurgeon just might change his ... Continue Reading

Check Out the VBS 2015 Preview Schedules

With VBS 2015 Preview just days away - literally beginning one week from today - we have had several requests for copies of the schedules. Please keep in mind schedules could possibly change. While the schedules here are provided for your convenience, you should check the printed schedule distributed at the event for any changes. Click on the location to view schedule. Ridgecrest, January 9-10 Fort Worth, January 16-17 Nashville schedules will be available soon. Until then Nashville ... Continue Reading