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Our church just got done with one phenomenal week of Vacation Bible School: Boomerang Express from Lifeway. I must say: I was very impressed and somewhat shocked when I saw that the motto for the VBS week was “It All Comes Back to Jesus.” The main lesson that I learned in seminary was how all the Scripture, God is calling us to be Christ-centered. All of the Old Testament is pointing forward to the person and work of Christ while all of the New Testament is proclaiming the person and work of Christ. So it was crazy cool to be able to teach that this week to our kids.
I was in charge of the VBX week which was specifically for all the students going into the 6th and 7th grade this fall. This is the age group that is usally the least attended for VBS’s. Because that seems to be the case, we have done absolutely everything possible to step-it-up for the tween-agers, seriously hype it, and show them that they are never too cool for Christ. So in this blog post I’m going to give you the schedule of what we did every day…and how we did it. And by the way, our VBX usually makes up for about a fourth of the entire VBS attenders, the students LOVE it, and they keep coming back! Continue reading