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God’s Promises for Kidsa free devotion for kids

Editor’s note: Today’s devotion is adapted from one of CTA’s children’s ministry messages. These devotions are available for FREE download in our Resource & Idea Center. Check it out today! I have a good friend. His/her name is (name your friend). My friend and I do fun things together. Last week we (name something fun…

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Celebrating Those in Faithful ServiceA Free Devotion for Memorial Day

As we gather today, we pause to thank all those who serve us through our government on every level—local, state, and national. Our thoughts turn to the first responders in our own community—our firefighters (name those present, if possible) and police officers (name them) our EMT’s (name them) and those in city and state government…

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CTA Makes VBS Planning a Breeze!

This year, CTA is offering 12 vacation Bible school (VBS) themes and all the resources you need to start planning a Bible-based event! Head over to our website and check it out! Exploring God’s Word features space artwork that kids will automatically love! The themed activity books work for kids of all ages. Plus, the…

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The Balm of Salvationa free devotion for this week’s meetings

Editor’s note: Today’s devotion appears in CTA’s latest men’s ministry devotion book: Strong in the Lord. The 25 devotions in this book are focused on King David and the strength he drew from the Lord. Along with this men’s devotion book, CTA is offering a multi-function tool, travel mug, bookmark, and many other Strong in…

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Got Volunteers?Screen them

Reports of child sexual abuse are troubling and all too frequent these days. It’s especially troubling when the perpetrator is from a church. We want our churches to be places of safety, so most ministries now conduct thorough background checks on staff and volunteers who work with children. This does provide a small measure of…

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7 Simple Tips for Finishing the School Year

It may be hard to believe, but the end of the school year is quickly approaching. While you’re looking forward to that proverbial light at the end of the tunnel, there are some things you can do before the official end of the year to simplify the transition into next year. Take pictures. Are you…

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Journey On . . . Never Alonea free devotion for graduates

Editor’s note: Today’s devotion is an excerpt of Journey On . . . Never Alone, a graduation gift book from CTA. Written by Christian education specialist Emily Phoenix, the book addresses the opportunities and the challenges that young Christians face after graduation. Every page reminds graduates that Jesus is with them no matter what path…

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Just in Time for Summer!Promises, Projects, & Prayers for Kids

Are you looking for a resource that will keep kids excited about Jesus all summer long? Check out Promises, Projects, & Prayers for Kids—a new activity journal for children ages 7-11. This colorful book encourages kids to learn Bible verses and reinforces that learning with a variety of fun activities—cooking, drawing, science experiments, writing songs…

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