VBS at My Church

What an exciting week we had experiencing Amazing Wonders Aviation at my church— Brentwood Baptist Church in Brentwood, TN! When we entered the sanctuary, it looked like an airplane had come straight through the ceiling and was just hanging there! Great way to kick off the aviation feel each day. Our average daily attendance was 1,846 (1,380 kids plus 466 volunteers)! I taught in one of nine kindergarten classes. We usually had 22 kids and six workers in our "Kindergarten G" group! ("Go ... Continue Reading

Foto Friday!

Last week, I asked you to send in pictures to be featured on our blog, and boy did you ever!  Thanks so much for sharing, and please continue to share all your creative and wonderful VBS decorations with me!  As your church completes VBS, won't you continue to share your stories and photos?  I love seeing all the different takes on VBS sets! To share your VBS photos, email them to katie.decillo@lifeway.com or post them to our Facebook page! Make sure to include the name of your ... Continue Reading

VBS Preparation-- How's it Going?

Hey there, VBS friends! I want to hear what you're working on for 2012 VBS!  Maybe some of you are still looking for ideas, and could gain some inspiration from hearing what others are doing.  Whether you're preparing for Amazing Wonders Aviation or Space Quest, maybe you had a great idea for decorating...please share!  We're all friends here, and sharing your ideas may just inspire someone else! What are you working on right now? What has been the biggest challenge in preparing for ... Continue Reading

Social Media as a Ministry Tool: The Basics

Some of you may be thinking, "Social media!? There's no way I can use that as a ministry tool. I'm too far behind already." But guess what... if you are reading this blog post, you're already more savvy than you think. YOU are reading a blog post-- and according to our data, chances are good that you got to this blog by Google searching for VBS or clicking on a link on Facebook or Twitter. So how can you use what you already know about the Internet to connect with your parents, volunteers, ... Continue Reading