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2016 VBS Leader Training




CAVE QUEST: Following Jesus, the light of the world!

Date: June 27th thru July 1st

Time: Kids 9:00 am –Noon;  * Leaders 8:15 am-12:30 pm

Goals: 400 kids, 80 teens, 120 adults, 45 salvations, $3,000 in pennies


Day 1

Bible Story: Prophets foretell the light of the world (John 1:1-34, Isaiah 9:2)

Bible Verse: “O, Lord, you alone are my hope.” Psalm 71:5

Bible Point: Jesus gives us hope.

KidVid: Emily shines Jesus’ light by giving hope, and her hair, to cancer patients.

Bible Buddy: Sal-is a salamander who loves to explore. When he was born he didn’t have legs and couldn’t crawl. He will remind us that Jesus gives us hope, and now he can crawl over rocks & boulders!



Day 2

Bible Story: Jesus and Peter walk on water   (Matthew 14:22-36)

Bible Verse: “Take courage. I am here!”   Matthew 14:27

Bible Point: Jesus gives us courage.

KidVid: During a hurricane Bryan had courage, which came from Jesus.

Bible Buddy: Mawtha-is a moth who is nocturnal. That means they like the dark.  She shows kids they don’t have to be afraid during dark times because Jesus gives us courage.



Day 3

Bible Story: Jesus sheds light on how to live    (Matthew 5-7)

Bible Verse:  “He will show you which path to take.”   Proverbs 3:6

Bible Point: Jesus gives us direction

KidVid: When Isaac got lost in a store, he prayed and asked Jesus for direction.

Bible Buddy: Radar- is a bat. Bats are special because God gave them a cool way to find their way without light. He shows kids Jesus gives you direction!



Day 4

Bible Story: Jesus dies and comes back to life.  ( Luke 23:1-24, 24:12)

Bible Verse: “We know what real love is because Jesus gave up his life for us.” 1 John 3:16

Bible Point: Jesus gives us love.

KidVid: Noa struggled to get along with his sister until he read in God’s Word that he is to treat her with Jesus’ love.  

Bible Buddy: Olivia- is a barn owl who God created with a special face. Her heart-shaped face reminds us that Jesus gives us love.



Day 5

Bible Story: Jesus ascends to heaven and empowers his followers (Acts 1:1-11)

Bible Verse: “Our great power is from God, not from ourselves.” 2 Corinthians 4:7

Bible Point:  Jesus gives us his power

KidVid: Jesus gives Riley the power to start a school in Africa.

Bible Buddy: Ray- is a glow worm. He lights up dark caves with an amazing power God gave him. When we are going through a dark time we remember that Jesus has the greatest power of all, and Jesus gives us his power!




When the Bible Point is made each time you shout “FOLLOW HIM!” and point  up with both arms.



                                TO CREW & STATION LEADERS (PG 2 OF 5)>>