It was the final night of Vacation Bible School at Sweet Fellowship Baptist Church.
Parents filled the sanctuary, eager to hear the songs and stories that their children had
learned during the week. Four lively 5-year-old boys jumped up to offer their dramatic
presentation of Moses and the Hebrew slaves leaving Egypt. Wielding their plastic swords,
the boys especially liked playing the mean Pharaoh and his army who would not let the
With a little prompting, Moses stood with his shepherd staff before
Pharaoh and pleaded, "Pharaoh, the people are tired of being beat up. Let the people
go." With the sword swirling, Pharaoh yelled, "Never!" Young Moses left the
room, returning in a few moments to ...