May 19, 2013 – National Day of Prayer for VBS

   Have you ever flipped the switch on a lamp several times and nothing happened? Do you remember the frustration of, “Why isn’t this thing coming on?” during your fruitless flips up and down. What about that sheepish, “oh,” realization when you see the disconnected plug? This is a pretty good picture of our efforts to spread the gospel without prayer. Prayer is the power source that enlightens and charges our efforts. We are less than a month away from what are typically the two biggest ... Continue Reading

56 Tips for VBS Prayer Support

Ask the senior adults who are not teaching to pray. Take 5 minutes before VBS starts and have a prayer circle together for the teachers. We assign a prayer team months before VBS. They pray way before and after the event. They even pray for next year’s VBS. Give prayer calendars to the congregation. Put a child’s name on a wristband and distribute to members. They pray for that child before, during and after VBS. Assign each Sunday School class in our church to a specific area of VBS ... Continue Reading