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Start something new after VBS

by David Adams — May 30, 2014

Year after year we see that Vacation Bible School is the most effective tool most churches have for leading children to Christ. But how effective is your follow up?

In a Sunday morning conference at Ridgecrest a couple of years ago, a minister of education sitting next to me shared that she was trying something different after VBS. Every year she had faithfully assigned new prospect families from VBS to appropriate Sunday School classes, and each class was to follow up. In addition, each family received a phone call from a phone bank of volunteers who genuinely cared about reaching out to them. I nodded positively as she…