10 Ways Vacation Bible School is Like The Great British Bake Off

Because the awesomest, craziest week in ministry and trying to bake 150 cream puffs in two hours actually have a lot in common.

1. When there’s a potty accident… 

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You just never know with 3-year-olds…


2. When the clay for the children’s craft seizes up

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Must… sculpt… tower… of… Babel…


3. When you need to remind the teens not to mess with the sound board

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No touchie. No touch.


4. When someone calls in sick but the show must go on

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Can’t stop someone from coming down with the flu, but can’t stop leading the music, either!


5. When someone asks if you want to go to the park that afternoon

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I and everyone who lives with me will be eating microwaved fish sticks and then taking our mandatory post-VBS naps, thanksverymuch.


6. When you get into the flow by Wednesday and realize how awesome VBS truly is

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7. When things come together perfectly because of the hard work of the amazing team

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*sniffle* I just love you guys.


8. When someone you’ve mentored leads for the first time and they NAIL it

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Proud, proud mama bear.


9. Riiiight before the big finale

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We’ve only poured our whole lives into this.


10. Friday afternoon

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If you need me, I’ll be sleeping until VBS 2018.

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