Posts By Cherie Werner

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8 Can’t-Miss Outreach Opportunities for Children’s Ministry

The faith of a child is a beautiful thing! Jesus himself said that God has revealed things to children that even wise men don’t understand (Matthew 11:25). Since children so readily receive the truth, what can we do to share the Gospel with them? CTA has exactly what you need—the Time to Shine for Jesus…

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The Easiest Way to Share the Gospel

You might be surprised to learn that many church “regulars” do not know how to verbalize or share their faith. Often people who go to church every Sunday know they are saved, but they wouldn’t be able to tell you how or why. CTA’s Gospel Story by Colors resources are a great way to help…

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8 Ways Teachers Can Feed Their Faith

As a teacher, you spend a lot of time in God’s Word preparing your lessons. You may even know some lessons by heart—you don’t even need notes. You also share your faith with your coworkers, students, and their parents. What a joy it is to work in God’s Word on a daily basis! All of…

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10 FREE Resources for Your Fall Festival

Have you heard? CTA has a bunch of FREE resources waiting for you! Now is the time to start thinking about fall festivals and Halloween-alternative events. You know that CTA offers the value-priced items you need to celebrate, but did you know that CTA also offers a host of FREE resources that will make your fall…

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8 Ways to Get Students Excited about School

Both you and your students love summer, but we all know summer doesn’t last forever. Soon, you’ll be starting a new school year and the anticipation of a new class, new activities, new experiences, and a fresh start is pretty exciting. Don’t you want your students to feel that way, too? Here are eight ideas…

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25 Ways to Use Volunteers in Children’s Ministry

When you work with children as a teacher, youth group coordinator, or other kids’ ministry leader, it’s easy to feel overwhelmed. Along with caring for the children during class time, you have a to-do list that’s a mile long. It seems like you have one million tasks to complete each week! Could you use some…

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Encourage and Build Upa free devotion for kids

Editor’s note: These days, kids’ sports can be competitive, to say the least. As you make your way through summer games or sports camps, we invite you to use this five-minute devotion to teach children how to be gracious losers and encourage their teammates in Jesus’ name. If you’re looking for additional resources to use…

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10 Kid-Friendly Mission Trips

Have you ever dreamed of going to faraway places to help the hurting and the homeless? Although a mission trip might sound exciting to you, it might also feel impossible—especially if you want to involve children. Rest assured that there are opportunities to help others and share God’s love right where you live. And, kids…

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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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