Review: Kids of Courage Vacation Bible School

I wasn’t sure what to expect when I asked to review the new Kid of Courage VBS starter kit from Voice of the Martyrs.  I have a great deal of respect for Voice of the Martyrs and their work in promoting the plight of persecuted Christians around the world.  That said, I wasn’t sure what to expect when I found out that they were adapting that mission into a Vacation Bible School … [Read more...]

Kids of Courage VBS Starter Kit (Voice of the Martyrs VBS)

Kids of Courage Vacation Bible School

Voice of the Martyrs is a well-known ministry that raises awareness about persecuted Christians. Now they have produced a Vacation Bible School program called "Kids of Courage." It's built around five different countries where the church is restrained or attacked. I am certainly interested in learning more. Even if this wasn't a main VBS program it could be helpful material … [Read more...]

Missions-Minded VBS: The 10°/40° Expedition “Quest for the Lost Window”

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Overview: Quest for the Lost Window VBS, by Advancing Native Missions, focuses on teaching kids about how God is using native missionaries in the 10/40 window to get the Gospel out to the most unreached peoples of the world. Throughout the week long program four key elements are emphasized: learn pray, give, and go. What is the 10/40 window? It is the area of the world … [Read more...]

“Shapin’ Up Fitness Camp” VBS Program

Fitness Camp is a 5 Day program

Last week, my friends at Kidz Blitz sent me the DVD pack for their Fitness Camp. This is a 5 Day, Bible-based nutrition and fitness curriculum for children. It's designed to work as a VBS program, but could be used almost anytime. Here is the video where I unbox the material in my office. They had a little fun with it and packed my review copy with … [Read more...]

Podcast #12: Inside Go Fish VBS with Jamie Statema

Last year our church tried out a new VBS program from the Go Fish Guys. They are a Christian music group known for their appeal to children and families. Overall, I was very impressed with the debut effort at Bible School curriculum. In this interview, I talk with Jamie Statema who is the founding member of Go Fish. I ask about their VBS programs and future plans. You'll … [Read more...]