2015 VBS Station Adult Leader Training
Theme: EVEREST - Conquering Challenges with God’s Mighty Power!
Date: June 22nd -26th
Time: Kids 9:00 am –Noon; * Leaders 8:15 am-12:30 pm
Goals: 350 kids, 75 teens, 100 adults, 40 salvations, $2,500 in pennies
Bible Story: God provides for Elijah. 1 Kings 17
Bible Verse: “And God will generously provide all you need.” 2 Corinthians 9:8
Bible Point: God has the power to provide.
KidVid: Ukrainian brothers Deacon, Hudson, and Ben needed a family. God provided in a big way.
Bible Buddy: Klymer- a snow leopard. God gave him the right stuff to keep him warm and protected on high, snowy mountain tops.
Bible Story: God speaks to Elijah. 1 Kings 19
Bible Verse: “He comforts us in all our troubles so that we can comfort others.” 2 Corinthians 1:4
Bible Point: God has the power to comfort.
KidVid: Twins Ben and Sam share God’s comforting love by sewing soft, colorful stuffed monsters for kids who are hurting.
Bible Buddy: Cliff- a marmot. God made him able to burrow deep into the mountain to stay safe and warm. The dirt that wraps around him keeps him comforted.
Bible Story: God heals Naaman. 2 Kings 5
Bible Verse: “He heals the brokenhearted and bandages their wounds.” Psalm 147:3
Bible Point: God has the power to heal.
KidVid: When Cole’s dad got really sick, Cole and his brothers had to hold on to God’s mighty power.
Bible Buddy: Mallory- a Bar-headed goose. God made them special as they are the highest flyers around. They can even fly over Mount Everest! Her high flying wings remind us the way God helps us overcome hurt hearts and broken bodies.
Bible Story: Jesus dies on the cross to take away our sins, then comes back to life. Luke 22:31-24:12
Bible Verse: “You are a God of forgiveness.” Nehemiah 9:17
Bible Point: God has the power to forgive.
KidVid: Philip shares how he had to forgive his little brother Timothy for breaking a special, treasured toy. Bible Buddy: Pike- a mountain goat called a Markhor. His special spiraling horns are sharp! Sometimes people say sharp words or do things that hurt. When that happens, it is good to know that God can help us to forgive.
Bible Story: Jesus promises us an eternal home. John 14:1-3
Bible Verse: “Everyone who believes in Him will have eternal life.” John 3:15
Bible Point: God has the power to love us forever.
KidVid: Olivia and Elyse tell what it was like to trust God as they prayed for their uncle to know and love God.
Bible Buddy: Yeddy- a Himalayan brown bear. They hibernate for a long time, months and months, in cave homes. Someday God’s followers will spend forever in the most amazing place of all- Heaven.
Each time the Bible Point is made you say “Hold On!” while grasping their forearms. Repeat the Bible point many times for each rotation of kids.