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1 a: a mythological or legendary figure often of divine descent endowed with great strength or abilityb: an illustrious warrior c: a man admired for his achievements and noble qualities d: one that shows great courage
We have tailored our programs around the World?
The Bible school literature that we have produced in recent decades is woefully anemic. It is hard to find material that is strong in doctrine. The current slick and colorful literature is filled with case-study scenarios and role-playing exercises that rely more on human wisdom than a respect for the authority of God’s Word. Lets get back to the basics.   A Hero brings change.  Change makes difference.
We need Godly Heroes Today starting at the Home.
”  2 Chronicles 7:14 If my people, which are called by my name, shall humble themselves, and pray, and seek my face, and turn from their wicked ways; then will I hear from heaven, and will forgive their sin, and will heal their land.  So we need heroes today, examples starting at home.  Twofold, humble and pray.  Today our examples have taken on a new meaning of pride and self. 
Heroes…..How about a FATHER?  Did Jesus wear a cape and fly around?
The general message is put fourth to young minds that `witchcraft is fun’. And the relationship to capes and costumes like Harry Potter should by NO MEANS make their way into our Vacation Bible Schools and Churches. So a HERO wears a cape?
 You can get what you want, control others, and look cool in the meantime. But the truth is, when one tears away the slick way that occultism is being repackaged today, it is not glamorous at all, but is spiritually dangerous for those who operate in this realm. Children are being subtly indoctrinated into occultism, even by the very programs that we teach them in our VBS.   They also are  being encouraged to come into contact with powerful, manipulative, evil, forces which the Bible warns us to keep away from. When speaking to the Israelites, God warned them to stay away from dark spiritual practices that He knew were harmful to their well being, when they entered the promised land:

“There shall not be found in you one who passes his son or his daughter through the fire, one that uses divination, an observer of clouds, or one divining, or a whisperer of spells, or a magic charmer, or one consulting mediums, or a spirit-knower, or one inquiring of the dead. For all doing these things are an abomination to Jehovah. And because of these filthy acts Jehovah your God is dispossessing these nations before you.” (Deu 18:10-12)


A robe is not a cape perhaps but we believe that the very Romans that mocked our Lord wore capes and we like to use a cape as a example in our programs of just how Christ was treated. Jesus taught us to be HUMBLE.  A Real Hero has a heart for others and is humble, not one who dresses up to impress, or has power from such a outfit.  The Power comes from GOD!

ROBES and CAPES are not the same thing?

A Cape can be used to describe any sleeveless outer garment, such as a poncho, but usually it is a long garment that covers only the back half of the wearer, fastening about the neck.

A robe is a loose-fitting outer garment. A robe is distinguished from a cape or cloak by the fact that it usually has sleeves.

The blood-stained robes of the Lord symbolize His punishment of the nations (Isa 63:3; Rev 19:13). When Christ returns He will wear a robe with the words “KING OF KINGS AND LORD OF LORD” written upon it (Rev 19:16).

People in the Bible often tore their robes as an expression of grief, repentance, and shock (2 Sam 15:32; Job 1:20; 2:12; Ezra 9:3, 5). King David’s virgin daughters wore robes of many colors which became rare symbols of the purified Church approaching Christ as a virgin bride (2 Sam 13:18-19; Psa 45:14). After being raped by her half-brother Amnon, David’s daughter Tamar put ashes on her head and tore her many-colored robe in a poignant expression of her grief at the loss of her honor. Royal robes were laid aside and replaced with sackcloth and trembling when nations realized that the wrath of God was near (Jonah 3:6; Ezek 26:16).

  Three different robes have their place in the Passion story. The most famous is the scarlet or purple robe used in the Mocking of Christ and the Ecce Homo [Latin for “Behold the Man”] (Mt 27:28-31; John 19:2-5; Mk 15:16-20). Purple robes, because of their costly dye, were worn by Greek and Midianite rulers (Judg 8:26). Roman soldiers wore scarlet robes. The scarlet robe placed on Christ was probably one of the soldier’s cast-off rags. After flogging Jesus, the Roman soldiers placed this robe on Him and offered Him mock worship along with a crown of thorns and a reed scepter. When they were finished with their game, Pilate brought the bleeding Jesus out to the Jewish mob still wearing His “kingly” attire and announced “Behold the Man,” possibly hoping, even at this late stage, to invoke some pity in the crowd for the man he believed innocent (John 19:5). Since the mob still demanded His death, Christ’s own clothes were put on Him and the Savior began His journey to Calvary (Mt 27:31).

Historic Haunted America

This book by Michael Norman, Beth Scott – 1996 – Body, Mind & Spirit – 672 pages
In the doorway stood a man in a black cape. He vanished when several other  One character in the play wore a cape, but he was elsewhere at the time…Harry Potter and his black cape? cape that makes her look like a cross between a nurse and a Greek goddess.  He used various occult texts in developing his rituals, … Discriptions of capes from a company

Ritual Cape Earth has Mother Gaia holding  a cornucopia of fruit and vegetables, surrounded by her consorts the Green Man spirit of vegetation and the Horned God spirit of the animal nature.

Ritual Cape representing Fire has a golden dragon, symbolizing life force energy and longevity, holds a crystal ball in front of a blazing sun disc, invoking the energies of fire: energy, passion, light, movement. Cosmic Alchemy Cape has 12 signs of the zodiac, suns and moons, stars and comets, a large symbol of eternity over a double spiral. Creative Magic Happens!   Its not the color but what a cape has represented throughout the ages and even today. The Lord instructs us ” Lead us not into temptation” why should we as Christians even influence such things to our children. 

Why we don’t use capes in our program.  First of all JESUS our top Hero never wore a cape and the very idea of capes go hand in hand with halloween and costumes, vampires and dark characters, wicca, demons, the founder and member’s of the Satanic church also wears capes. It’s not that a cape is a bad thing, we want to teach children that the HERO lives inside of each of them and they don’t need to dress or wear anything to be a real hero.  This is also a worldly way to look at a super hero. So why should we even try to introduce unbiblical dress to our children.  It what is on the INSIDE not what they wear on the outside! 

[ Begin with high hat cymbals start   Words to H.E.R.O.

 H E R O “lets go [clap clap]    H E R O ” lets go [clap clap]  H E R O ” lets go [clap clap]

  No matter what I face

His Love will I embrace

A HERO lives in me

Jesus set me free

Now 4 Vacation Bible School Programs Free for you to use. The Hero Academy was first introduced as a pilot program in 2006.  This Vacation Bible School was recieved with great sucess. Now used worldwide by churches, schools, pre-schools, and even taken to other countries by missionaris. Training the Children to become like the one true Hero Jesus Christ and living a life by that example no matter what they face in life. Learning about the HERO in each of them.  From the character, the qualities, the  tools they can work with in the real world. Exciting materials, including up tempo songs for you to use, crafts, activities and most important of all Based around the Word of God.            

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Teaching children about what makes a real hero from the Bible to Current Day. Each day a visit from one of your local Fire, Police, Military, Hospital, Religion Hero’s.  Hands on allowing children to SEE, TOUCH, and SENSE using our STS method of teaching developed by Rev. Daniel Wheeler.

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     Gideon one of the heroes we talk about in this program known as the Little BiscuitGideon was considered the weakest man from all the 12 tribes of Israel

“Gideon”, said the voice. He moved over his wheat and stood very still, “Who wants Gideon? Then the mighty voice sounded again.  “The Lord is with you, you mighty man of Valor!”. A quality of a real Hero.  Like all our programs the Hero Academy, Master’s Call Music Camp, The Lighthouse of Life VBS all can be tied in together. Below is our Christmas Program that you can use. Notice the woman in the rocking chair reading.  This goes with our theme in the HERO ACADEMY about Rocking Chair stories. Also our Youth Program features Game Show Theme that was Piloted in 2007 with a huge success.  Other Publisher’s also have used this game show idea recently in 2009 and plan to use a HERO type program in 2010.

   The Hero Academy is a 5 day program with a grauation set on a Sunday at your church or another weekly evening. The graduation is a very important part of this program so please take time and plan it accordingly. The balloon release is for the 5th day of the program but also if graduation is done on a evening it is recommended that you consider doing the prayer balloon release at that graduation and perhaps even have the graduation outside. It should be a serious time but yet one of fun and excietment  with a sense of achievement for the cadets [children].  Many children today come from broken homes and have low self esteem. We want to build them up not perform.

The rocking chair storyChair reading of the stories about heroe's where the children gather click on the woman reading the Bible to read a history of the rocking chairCan you ever remember in your life a time when children are being attacked, abused and murdered, not just by adults but children.  It is time we go back to the enemy’s camp and take back what we have allowed him to take from us.  Prayer out of school, compromise on values and morals, getting caught up in the same lie that was spoken in the garden.  Children  learn by what they are taught, and that is how they grow up and live as adults. The Rocking Chair stories are told by a teacher as the children gather around in front of the chair.  The rocking chair has been a tradition for reading throughout time. It is a pillar of learning as I like to put it.  Click on the woman below to read about why I use the Rocking Chair.

The goals of the Hero Academy VBS are:  To Train children what a real hero is, their qualities, the laws they follow [The 10 commandments], where they recieve real power from, God and Prayer, about the real enemy of a Hero,  about others not self, about how faith replaces fear and the shield of faith, the tools of a hero, about water a necessary for life both physical and spiritual, baptism, communion, RESPECT for each other and others, respect for adult heroes, about how a hero worships and praises the ultimate hero Jesus Christ.  This program was authored with those who had a very limited budget for a VBS.  You can change your program according to your funds.  The shirt below is one that the children make themselves and wear at the graduation. Notice the hand print which is there own and te words ” Love the tool of a REAL HERO” must be painted on the shirt. This requires the help of adults. Some churches with funds available have the shirts printed up “Love the tool of a REAL HERO and then on the third day have the children place their hand print on it.  White t shirts can be donated by members of your church or community, go to your local K mart or Walmart and ask for donations.

The Vacation Bible School program for 2010 MUSIC CAMP 2010  The Master’s Call pilot program was conducted at the Dallas Baptist Church. The program was a huge success…PRAISE GOD!!.    The attendance was consistant for all three day’s.  Also coming for next year is the Hiking for Life VBS program. This program will be downloadable in Feb. 2010.


Downloading this program will be available in Jan. 2010 but you must register again for it is a new downloading site.


     The name Hero Academy Vacation Bible School is a copyrighted  2006 Rev. Daniel L. Wheeler
Now used in 16 countries and 25 States throughout the United States. Master’s Call Music Camp copyrights pending.  Hiking for Life is copyrighted 2009 by Rev. Daniel L. Wheeler and the Keyboards for Christ Music Ministry.          

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Never before in the history of humankind has there been such a attack upon our Children and Youth!
There are some VBS that are using our program The HERO ACADEMY and using Comic Book Heroes. This must be done in a prayerful way if using both REAL HEROE’S and MAKEBELIVE.
Guitar Hero/ Ghost Hero[see below adds] /PARIS: Altair, a stealthy assassin with a preference for crossbows and retractable stilettos, is already a hero of his own popular video game. Hero T.V. show: The critically acclaimed first season’s run of 23 episodes garnered an average of 14.3 million viewers in the United States, receiving the highest rating for any NBC drama premiere in five years. People are searching for Heroe’s. This program deals with good fighting evil perhaps but it also uses mythology. The word mythology (from Greek([μυθολογί]  refers to a body of folklore/myths/legends that a particular culture believes to be true and that often use the supernatural to interpret natural events and to explain the nature of the universe and humanity. Mythology also refers to the branch of knowledge dealing with the collection, study and interpretation of myths, also known as mythography. This program also uses symbols.
There are several elements and symbols that appear repeatedly throughout the series: the helix, the scar, the eclipse, and the cockroach.The Serpent symbol of Satan also represents the DNA helix of life.

Why show children what make believe Heroe’s are? When they have inside been given by our God all the tools they need to become REAL HEROE’S. We are responsible to ‘train’ them what a Hero really is not? Train them about real power, real laws, the real code of a hero, real tools. When we use theme’s of the world then the picture the children recieve is of the world. Children are like sponges they absorb everything.  Do Real Heroe’s fly? Shot webs? Use fancy belts and gadgets? Jesus Christ the greatest HERO of eternity used what?  Love, he was humble and simple. He had great strength and ability, he showed great courage, and was of DIVINE descent.  If the examples of a HERO are centered around make believe characters, then we have missed the boat. Let’s train our children about how they can become a REAL HERO after REAL examples. A hero is a hero by choice. To reach out to others is a choice which is placed the seed inside ones heart.

The Hero Academy/ Vacation Bible School Program

Just like any workman a Hero takes his tools from his hero tool box and places them upon his tool belt. Some of the key tools are, The Bible, The Laws, Prayer, Love, Power, Examples, Sacrifice for others..

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My people are destroyed for lack of knowledge: because thou hast rejected knowledge, I will also reject thee, that thou shalt be no priest to me: seeing thou hast forgotten the law of thy God, I will also forget thy children.
The Logo of the HERO ACADEMY  You make the giant shield out of cardboard and place them on the wall in your classroom or where you are teaching the program. Ribbons are tied from the bottom of the shield as cadet teams accomplish tasks that are set for them to do.  More details are in the lesson plans after you sign up. 

Name badges are very important because they show the cadet [child] makes the program The Academy seem more realFearThe Hero Academy part of the Lets talk about Heroes Vacation Bible School ProgramFaith

You have heard the saying  garbage in…garbage out.  Well the GOD WE serve never made Junk. But in today’s world we have allowed the junk to fill their minds. What one time was a real HERO today is replaced by sports figures on drugs, comic book characters that make their way into video’s, movies that are far from the truth and the list goes on and on. The one time family, is now broken because we simply have given way to compromise, have pulled GODS STANDARDS down to fit our own needs, when we should REACH UP TO GOD”S STANDARDS.

 It is the pollution of the world that goes into our children that brings change. So lets together get back to the basics. Yes RESPECT for each other, for GOD, our Parents, for life.  The BIBLE, we break down into a little saying below. Internal brings Eternal. This program is not candy coated about a journey to a distant land on a pirate ship, or flying around as a super hero for God, or searching for a lost tressure it is written around things that we have allowed the Devil to take away from us and our children. Why children seem to be as I say ‘unleashed’ unrestricted, is because they have no RESPECT.  RESPECT is a key to this program. And the guidelines in the ACADEMY like setting must be lifted up with the serious attitude.  This vacation BIBLE School program is by no means boaring, it is fun and filled activities which move along each day to the point there seems to be not enough time. BUT if you are looking for another VBS where children just  ‘play’ and follow themes of the world this program is not for your church. For it is up to us as leaders to establish a foothold, to take the ground back. Let us replace the FEAR factor with the FAITH factor.

  • One of the most greatest Dangers we face today

    How do children today view a Hero? Just look at the video games they play. The movies they watch even the T.V. series Hero. But the qualities are they are learning are they really that of a real hero?  Does the hero kill the bad guy always? Jesus fought evil with love. One of the most recent Games that both children and adults are playing is called GUITAR HERO.  Please take some time and read about this game.

    “…For they that are such serve not our Lord Jesus Christ, but their own belly; and by good words and fair speeches deceive the hearts of the simple.” -Romans 16:18

    HEROE’S IN GAMES that the children Role Play…a clear and present Danger


    Heroes in Games you think there is no harm in them? Read this please 

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