From the Archives: "Preparing for VBS" Part 1

September 1, 1924 was a big day in the history of Vacation Bible School. It was the official start of LifeWay's VBS Ministry Department. The department as such no longer exist, but the ministry of publishing VBS curriculum and training church leaders to use it is bigger and better than ever. From time to time, over the next year, I'm going back to the archives to not only honor our past but to glean insight and wisdom from the ages. Today's wisdom comes from a 1997 training outline titled: 62 ... Continue Reading

Agency D3 Worship Rally Live Stream

Friends, we have some exciting news.  You can be among the first to preview the all-new Agency D3 Worship Rally videos!  On Tuesday, November 12 at 1:00PM CST, we will live stream all of the videos for the 2014 Worship Rally.  Be sure to save the date, bookmark this page, and share your thoughts with us on Twitter using hashtag #AgencyD3 while you watch! ... Continue Reading

Worship Rally Headquarters

  Ready for some more decorating ideas? The VBS 2014 Decorating Made Easy book (available Oct. 1 in the Jump Start Kit) is packed with ideas from the basic to the elaborate, but today I wanted to give you something you won't find in the book. Just for you, faithful blog readers… here and nowhere else. Are you ready?     This is the art created for the giant screen in our Worship Rally set. It's designed to look like a bank of monitors for a high tech workstation suitable for ... Continue Reading

Time Lapse Tuesday!

Happy Tuesday, friends!  If you're starting to think about how you'll decorate for Colossal Coaster World, you might want to check out these short videos.  We set up our time lapse camera while we were putting together the sets for our VBS video and catalog shoot so that we could show you a glimpse of how the sets go together. You can find other decorating videos, hosted by our friend Melita, here. And even more decorating videos from our friend Mark here. ... Continue Reading