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…

Watch movie online A Dog’s Purpose (2017)

bird on old tomato vine against a clear, blue sky

Quality : HDTitle: A Dog’s PurposeDirector : Lasse Hallstr?m.Release : 2017-01-26Language : EnglishRuntime : 120 minGenre: Comedy, Drama.Synopsis : As much as feel-good movies go, A Dog’s Purpose will give some warm-fuzzies. The film revisits the what dog’s purpose is … CLICK to continue…

Vacation Bible School: Teaching Christian children to defend their faith, pt 2

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

In Part 1 of Vacation Bible School: Teaching Christian children to defend their faith, we saw that the first goal of Vacation Bible School is leading the children to Jesus so that they can choose for themselves to be known … CLICK to continue…

Vacation Bible School: Teaching Christian children to defend their faith, pt 1

girl washing dishes in a messy kitchen

At Vacation Bible School, you are likely to have children at a wide variety of places in their Christian walk.  You will have Christian children who have never thought of any other way of life; you will have children from … CLICK to continue…

Keeping family first in Vacation Bible School ministry, part 3

Sack lunch

Often many of the willing volunteers for Vacation Bible School will be parents with children at home.  Vacation Bible School is all about ministering to children. While we find great joy in sharing the love of Jesus with the children … CLICK to continue…

Keeping family first in Vacation Bible School ministry, part 2

derivative of "Look, I have scissors!" by traveling lunas 2011 (Creative Commons attribution license) flickr.com

The “Work together” principle (from Keeping family first in Vacation Bible School ministry, part 1) can be extended into your Vacation Bible School preparations, whatever the age of your children. Include them in your ministry. Give very young children some … CLICK to continue…