It's Time to Pray for VBS Down the Street and Around the World

The third Sunday of May (17th) is National Day of Prayer for VBS. The day serves as a reminder that the transformational ministry of Vacation Bible School is Kingdom work. The mission and impact of VBS is far greater than just one church, one denomination, or one country. It's a day to pause from the hurried pace of preparation to reflect on why we do VBS in the first place, and it's a time to give thanks for the results of previous Bible schools and the potential of schools to ... Continue Reading

Advice from the experts - Registration Team

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. Streamline registration by creating packets that include a registration card, name tag, and parent information. If using an electronic registration system, keep a binder with a hard copy of the information for emergencies. You never know when the ... Continue Reading

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