Whatever happened to Vacation Bible Schools?

It’s getting to be Vacation Bible School season.  In 1997, 81% of churches offered them.  In 2012, that number dropped to 68%, largely due, reportedly, to the difficulty of finding enough volunteers.  VBS still seems pretty popular, particularly since unchurched people often like to have a place to send their children during the day since school is out, so this is a way to reach both the children and their families.  Read an account, which includes videos of all of the different programs. [Read more…]

Vocation Bible School

Paul McCain tells me that the 2015 Vacation Bible School curriculum from Concordia Publishing House for 2015 will be about Vocation! [Read more…]