“Wild” for Vacation Bible School

Can you imagine an event at your church: where seven months of ministry growth is gained in one week? where the Gospel is shared daily? where more than half of attendees have never been to your church before, and more than 20 percent do not attend any church? Vacation Bible School is this kind of [...]

“Wild” for Vacation Bible School2019-04-23T15:19:36-05:00

Vacation Bible School impacts many lives, continues to win children to Christ

Mechell Bice says she doesn’t remember the name of the man who prayed with her in 1977, but she does remember his face. She was 7 and attending Vacation Bible School (VBS) at Lighthouse Baptist Church, Ashville, and she remembers that VBS volunteer teaching her about the love of Jesus. “It was a very real [...]

Vacation Bible School impacts many lives, continues to win children to Christ2019-04-10T00:26:12-05:00

As VBS approaches, here are some helpful tips

Vacation Bible School (VBS) remains the No. 1 outreach event for Southern Baptist churches. It has the potential to affect the eternal destiny of children and families in your community. Every child a church reaches from the community is a connection to many other people. One is never just one. The Alabama Baptist State Board [...]

As VBS approaches, here are some helpful tips2018-05-17T19:56:23-05:00

How to Have A Great Vacation Bible School

Prayer: Emphasize that Vacation Bible School is a Spiritual Event and encourage prayer. Observe National Day of Prayer for VBS on May 15, 2016 and pray that people are saved. Plan Thoroughly: Start early by setting the date for VBS involving the pastor and staff. Publicize the date and time and purchases curriculum and supplies. [...]

How to Have A Great Vacation Bible School2019-02-12T22:18:32-05:00

VBS by the numbers for 2014

The total VBS enrollment reported by 3,069 churches for 2014 was 252,401. This is an increase of 166 more churches reporting this year then last with an increased enrollment of 819. While there was an increase of churches reporting that they did not hold a VBS, there was also an increase of churches who reported that [...]

VBS by the numbers for 20142015-02-04T09:16:30-05:00

VBS In Full Swing

Every summer, it’s my privilege to travel the state and visit as many Vacation Bible Schools as I can. It’s always inspiring to see the wonderful ministry taking place and to be reminded that every church, large and small, can be involved in VBS. Already this summer, several churches have shared the results of God’s [...]

VBS In Full Swing2019-02-12T22:19:08-05:00

VBS Training and Support, 2013

Vacation Bible School is a big project and an important ministry in the church. Much prayer, planning and preparation goes into a successful Vacation Bible School.  Alabama Baptist churches are blessed with support on several levels to help them do their best in Vacation Bible School. The primary level of support for a church’s VBS [...]

VBS Training and Support, 20132019-02-12T22:19:20-05:00

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