5 Great
Lessons

Students will experience life on the farm—complete with animals, tractors, and growing crops. As they learn about God's faithfulness as revealed in the life of Joseph, they'll be encouraged to grow in godliness and to trust in God's plan.

  • Day 1
  • Day 2
  • Day 3
  • Day 4
  • Day 5
Day 1

God Has a Plan: Trust and Obey

  • BIBLE TEXT

    Gen. 37

  • TOPIC

    God’s Plan

  • MEMORY VERSE

    “What time I am afraid, I will trust in thee” (Ps. 56:3).

  • THEME

    God wants us to show our trust in Him by being obedient to Him.

  • OBJECTIVE

    Students will show their trust in God’s plan by obeying commands He has revealed in His Word.

Day 2

God Is with You: Serve Faithfully

  • BIBLE TEXT

    Gen. 39; 40

  • TOPIC

    God’s Faithful Presence

  • MEMORY VERSE

    “Be strong and of a good courage; be not afraid, . . . for the LORD thy God is with thee” (Josh. 1:9).

  • THEME

    God is with us even when our circumstances are hard.

  • OBJECTIVE

    Students will pray about their needs and identify one way to serve God faithfully.

Day 3

God Is in Control: Remain True to God

  • BIBLE TEXT

    Gen. 41:1—42:2

  • TOPIC

    God’s Sovereignty

  • MEMORY VERSE

    “We know that all things work together for good to them that love God, to them who are the called according to his purpose” (Rom. 8:28).

  • THEME

    God is in control and working out His plan in His time.

  • OBJECTIVE

    Students will express their trust that God will work out His plan in His time.

Day 4

God Convicts of Sin: Ask for God’s Forgiveness

  • BIBLE TEXT

    Gen. 42:1—43:3

  • TOPIC

    God’s Willingness to Forgive

  • MEMORY VERSE

    “For the wages of sin is death; but the gift of God is eternal life through Jesus Christ our Lord” (Rom. 6:23).

  • THEME

    God convicts us of our sins and stands ready to forgive us.

  • OBJECTIVE

    Each student will acknowledge that he or she is a sinner and will ask God to forgive and make him or her His child.

Day 5

God Is Good: Trust His Plan

  • BIBLE TEXT

    Gen. 43—45; 50:15–21

  • TOPIC

    God’s Trustworthiness

  • MEMORY VERSE

    “Ye thought evil against me; but God meant it unto good” (Gen. 50:20).

  • THEME

    God’s plan is trustworthy because God is good all the time.

  • OBJECTIVE

    Students will brainstorm ways they can show their trust in God and God’s plan by showing forgiveness to someone who has hurt them.

The Evangelistic VBS!™

A strong emphasis on the salvation message

Salvation Poster

With RBP VBS, no teacher ever has to be without a copy of the salvation message. RBP VBS is a fully integrated, gospel-centered program that weaves the salvation message into each lesson! Our Vacation Bible School programs are built around a solid theological framework and motivated by a desire to teach Bible truths using age-appropriate methods. VBS could be your biggest evangelistic outreach event of the year! Don’t limit your potential impact by using programs light in content and evangelism.

Endorsed by the largest evangelistic outreach ministry to children

Customers know that we truly are the evangelistic VBS—and have been since we started back in 1972. Even the world’s largest evangelistic outreach ministry to children has recognized this! RBP is the only VBS publisher recommended by CEF®! Find out why at rbpVBS.org/CEFrecommends.

This kit will help you grow your VBS &
encourage kids to grow with our faithful God!

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Director’s Materials

  • Director’s Guide
  • Director’s Resource CD Set
  • Thank-you Card

Classroom Materials

  • Teacher Books (2s & 3s - Youth)
  • Student Activity Sheets (2s & 3s - Junior)
  • Youth Student Book
  • Adult Bible Study: Where's God?
  • Jumbo Verse Posters (Set of 5)

Evangelism

  • Salvation Poster
  • Gospel Bookmark
  • 5 Salvation Tracts
  • Welcome to the Family
  • Family Fun Sheet

Promotional Helps

  • Theme Poster
  • Jumbo Theme Poster
  • Invitation Flyer
  • Bulletin Cover
  • Postcard
  • Doorknob Hanger
  • Iron-On
  • Theme Button
  • Theme Balloon
  • Logo Sticker

Music

  • Music CD

Crafts

  • Cowabunga Farm Craft Ideas Book
  • Farm Photo Frame
  • Build Your Own Birdhouse

Attendance

  • Registration Card
  • Attendance Chart
  • Nametags
  • Attendance Passport Pass

Decorations

  • Inflatable Cow
  • Cow Print Table Cover

Gifts & Awards

  • Farm Animal Pencil
  • Plush Farm Pal
  • Farm Take-Home Box
  • Flying Fowl
  • Backpack
  • Pouch
  • Sticky Notepad

Snacks

  • Gummy Earthworm

Promotional DVD

  • VBS Promotional Video
  • Church Presentation Video
  • Missions Project Video

Catalog

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Resources

Lots of awesome decorating options!

We know that decorating is an important factor when choosing a VBS program. Our director’s guide, teacher books, and decorating CD help directors imagine what Cowabunga Farm can look like at their church. We provide decorating ideas that any church can do on its own, and also recommend using any of the 30+ decorating items from our catalog.

Music & Puppets

Out on the farm, there's lots to hear! Take a gander at our musical selection and puppet script samples.

Missions Offering Project

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