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Make Big Fish Bay Your Back-to-School Event

Make Big Fish Bay Your Back-to-School Event Children love to celebrate being more grown up! And birthdays aren’t the only time to celebrate. Enjoying the end of summer and looking forward to a new school year is another. What better way to celebrate than with a supercharged,…
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Charting a Course for VBS 2020

Charting a Course for VBS 2020 Yes, VBS May Be Unique This Year—but also the Most Evangelistic Ever! Many things stand out about VBS leaders, but one amazing skill is their ability to adapt and work with almost anything. Part of the giant stage decorations could…
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A Refuge for Ourselves and Others

A Refuge for Ourselves and Others For many people, the crisis caused by COVID-19 really hit home when they walked into a store around the second weekend of March only to find bare shelves. That’s not something we’re familiar with in America. Since that time, everything…
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Set a Goal, Reach a Goal in VBS

Set a Goal, Reach a Goal in VBS by Joshua Mason If only there were no limits on what could be done in ministry—unlimited hours in each day, a rich donor to pay for every financial need, always plenty of volunteers—but enough of dreaming. In real life it…
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Rotation Names in Big Fish Bay

Rotation Names in Big Fish Bay When you call rotations by theme names, every place in VBS becomes part of Big Fish Bay. For example, snack time is now Tall Ship Treats, and that little extra touch helps students become sailors! Decorating the locations according to…
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Spread the Good News of God’s Love through Follow-Up

Spread the Good News of God’s Love through Follow-Up The Good News went to many new frontiers through your VBS. Students were reached with the gospel, to the glory of God. But after VBS, how can you help them grow and keep the good news of God’s love spreading?…
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Don’t Trash Your VBS Decorations

Don’t Trash Your VBS Decorations Your students loved riding into Giddyup Junction, and the decorations were a big part of taking them out West. But it’s true—what goes up for VBS must come down. After VBS, what do you do with all those crepe paper…
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