This week is our annual Vacation Bible School.
Our entire campus has been transformed into “Jerusalem Marketplace.” We have a synagogue, a central shopping/crafts area, and even a petting zoo.
You can see the last part here:
It’s actually one of my favorite weeks of the year. Each time, I work as a “tribe leader,” which means that I help move a group of VBS kids from activity to activity, finishing up each day with a special “tribe time” in which we review the teaching and the experiences.
This is what my tribe looks like:
It gives me a chance to be more than someone on stage to at least this small group of kids. I also get to experience first hand their interest in the things of God and their enthusiasm for the church.
In other words, it gives me a chance to be a pastor.