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  • 'Game On!': VBS previews slated by LifeWay in January

    by Aaron Wilson, posted Thursday, December 21, 2017 (one year ago)

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    NASHVILLE (BP) -- As football begins to wrap up for the year, sports enthusiasts need not despair. The season for Smocket is right around the corner.

    Smocket (a made-up competition) is featured in "Game On!" -- the 2018 Vacation Bible School theme from LifeWay Christian Resources.

    In January, several thousand children's ministry workers will get an introduction to Smocket and other Game On! content at one of LifeWay's six 2018 VBS previews. Read More

  • 'Raise Your Game' camp reaches youth for Christ

    by Tim Ellsworth, posted Monday, August 07, 2017 (one year ago)

    TRACY, Calif. (BP) -- Lucy Hamilton and her son Purcell entered John C. Kimball High School looking for the photographer who was taking senior pictures.

    They walked through the wrong door and into the gym, where a basketball camp organized by Kevin James, pastor of New Creation Bible Fellowship in Tracy, Calif., was taking place. Purcell wanted to stick around and participate. Read More

  • Men's Game Banquet sees 191 professions of faith

    by Alex Sibley , posted Friday, February 26, 2016 (2 years ago)

    FORT WORTH, Texas (BP) -- Nearly 2,000 men and boys gathered for the Men's Game Banquet on the campus of Southwestern Baptist Theological Seminary. United by a love for the great outdoors, 191 responded to the Gospel message by surrendering their lives to Jesus Christ.

    The Feb. 20 banquet in Fort Worth, Texas, featured free barbeque, exhibits, door prizes, and speakers Paige Patterson and David Morris, who shared hunting stories regarding some of their most prized trophies. But the clear focus of the evening appeared to be the Gospel. Read More