SAD NEWS: According To The Latest Poll Numbers Vacation Bible School Is Becoming A Thing Of The Past!
|I found this particular article to be somewhat sad and interesting at the same time. I grew up during the time when VBS was a week long BIBLICAL teaching session that would/could turn or point kids/adults toward Christ.|
According to a recent Barna Group study, VBS programs have declined enormously, in the last 15 years from 81 percent of American churches to 68 percent in 2012.
|The biggest reasons why former VBS churches have skipped out in recent years are: lack of volunteers (cited by 3 in 10 pastors), lack of children (cited by 1 in 4), and lack of time (1 in 5).|