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  • Blind student teaches VBS to Lakota children

    by Jim Burton, posted Wednesday, July 29, 2015 (2 years ago)

    Photo by Noah Tidmore
    EAGLE BUTTE, S.D. (BP) -- The Lakota children in South Dakota were rambunctious. School was out, and a team of teenagers and their leaders from Alabama had come to lead Vacation Bible School.

    When Ahbee Orton positioned herself in front of the class at First Baptist Church in Eagle Butte, the children became quiet and attentive. The 15-year-old ethnic Chinese is hardly a master teacher or experienced in classroom discipline -- she had never taught a Bible study before. Read More

  • 2016 VBS to 'submerge' kids in God's Word

    by Aaron Earls, posted Tuesday, June 02, 2015 (2 years ago)

    Next summer, kids will have the opportunity to dive past the surface and go deeper into God's Word with "Submerged," the 2016 Vacation Bible School theme from LifeWay Christian Resources.

    The theme helps challenge a culture consumed with celebrity -- one marked by the image of beauty and popularity, LifeWay VBS specialist Jerry Wooley said. Read More