16 ways to link joy with the children’s Bible memory verses

"Sword Drill" activity sheets from VBS--Superstars for Jesus

The other day, my eight-year old daughter was leading out in our family worship. She chose Genesis, chapter one, for her Bible reading. As she read, my heart went back to my childhood. There is something incredibly special about this … CLICK to continue…

Teaching children Bible lessons–at their own pace

little feet taking a big step onto a tree stump

In Vacation Bible School–and nearly every other part of children’s ministry–teaching children Bible lessons is one of the most important things you will ever do. Last week, we talked about keeping the children engaged as you tell the Bible story. … CLICK to continue…

Vacation Bible School ideas: Happy/Sad sticks

child holding happy/sad sticks

As you are considering Vacation Bible School ideas, you certainly want to think of some ways to keep the children engaged as you tell the Bible story. (Hint: When you finish reading this post, watch the video at the end … CLICK to continue…

Making the Best Use of Activity Sheets in Vacation Bible School

Vacation Bible school is full of activity: interesting crafts, fun games, exciting stories, and cheerful songs.  Some quiet time for activity sheets in the classroom can be a nice change of pace; but more than that, it is a time … CLICK to continue…

Vacation Bible School and Personalities

I am always interested to hear the child’s view of Vacation Bible School.  The child, after all, is the one who all the effort is primarily for. Just the other day, I came across a very interesting post, called “An … CLICK to continue…

Just Share!

I came across a cute, inspirational video online the other day. The basic message was that we all have something worth sharing–that the ideas that seem so obvious to our own minds may be nothing short of amazing to someone … CLICK to continue…