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Windy is Why We Do VBS.

From the Lifeway VBS Blog: First Baptist Church, Danville, Arkansas, almost didn’t have a Vacation Bible School in 2001.  They decided to go ahead with VBS and they had 30 children make professions of faith! On August 30, 2001, after VBS was over, the pastor got a call to go to the local hospital.  A …

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The Most Important Week of the Year

Below is an excerpt taken from an article published in the 1998 The Sunday School Leader. “What other week of the year presents the opportunity to baptize as many people as in a revival, to discover as many prospects as in a survey, to teach as much Bible as in weeks of Sunday School and …

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VBS National Preview

VBS National Preview was amazing for Submerged!  Let’s submerge this year’s VBS in prayer!  More to come soon!

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Quote For The Day

Every thought is a seed. If you plant crab apples, don’t count on harvesting Golden Delicious. ~Bill Meyer

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More Decorating Ideas for Journey Off The Map

Here is another really easy way to take up space and decorate for VBS!  The kids will really enjoy these! Take a couple of boxes and wrap them in brown paper.  Write things on them in black marker like “Beware” or “Do Not Feed The Animals” or “Watch Out For Giant Insects.” Another idea is …

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More Decorating Ideas For Journey Off The Map

Here’s a cute and easy way to make lily pads: Wrap green plastic or tissue paper around a paper plate.  Tie the plastic/tissue together in the middle and stick a fake flower over the top.  Add a plastic frog for extra fun!

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Patience…

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Fun Decorating Ideas-Journey Off The Map

Here are a couple of ideas for unique ways you can decorate for Journey Off The Map! Cover the inside of a glass jar with glow-in-the-dark paint.  You can also buy glow sticks or glow bracelets and cut them open inside the glass jar but be careful-this can get really messy fast! You can also …

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Decorating Idea-Journey Off The Map

If you’re looking for an easy decorating idea that takes up a lot of space, here’s one!  Just take two different colored plastic tablecloths from the dollar store and drape them from a center point in the ceiling.  Alternate the two different colors of green in a circular pattern.  To create the hanging vines in …

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The Kids Who Need THE MOST Love…

  The kids who need THE MOST love will ask for it in the most unloving of ways. Let’s remember as we prepare for VBS that when children act out, it’s usually because they’re desperately crying out to you for help.  Don’t let their behavior ruffle your feathers.  Instead, stop, take a breath and see …

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