VBX is coming – why it matters to your family NOW

Amanda Leadership, LifeGroups, parenting, Vacation Bible Experience Leave a Comment

It’s January – I’m talking about July.  Why should you be thinking about VBX now? Vacation Bible Experience at Victory is one of our biggest outreaches of the year to families in our community.  I’m the product of Vacation Bible School – I wouldn’t know Jesus without a neighbor taking me to VBX. Families in this area make their vacation …

Why do we enjoy giving? A kid’s opinion

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In December, VictoryKids Elementary kiddos learned about generosity.  I often find I like to ask harder questions that aren’t in the curriculum – mostly because I’m curious what kids will say.  Sometimes it works, and sometimes I get a confused look. I decided to ask a group of Kindergarten and First grade students why they thought we enjoyed giving.  I talked …

Orange is moving and shaking…

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Shifting culture isn’t easy.  I still laugh at Common Core math because it just isn’t right!  It isn’t right because it’s not the way I learned math so therefore it just can’t be more effective or better.  And let’s be honest, I can’t figure it out when I try to help my little cousin with his homework.  Math education is …