Topic: Children’s ministry

Rest, Relax, Recharge

Summer goes all too quickly! July 4 has arrived, set off its last fire crackers, and departed already! I hope you’ve been making the most of opportunities to visit with your children and grandchildren these past weeks. And I hope you plan to exploit the next few weeks for that purpose, too, enjoying some family…

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Preparing a Father’s Day Sermon, Message or Lesson?

CTA has a sincere commitment to provide information that might assist pastors and Christian teachers in reaching and teaching the Word of God. Knowing that many church leaders will be preparing their Father’s Day messages this week, we offer this timely list of free resource of articles and ministry messages: Father’s Day Articles: 3 “Body…

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Grab ‘N Go!

In a day or so, the CTA Ministry Newsletter for June will hit subscribers’ mailboxes. Nothing newsworthy about that! This free newsletter has been helping busy church professionals and volunteers maximize their ministry efforts for nearly a decade. What is newsworthy, though, is the new format we’ve designed. It’s not only easier to read; it’s…

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Free Resources that Encourage the Body of Christ

CTA’s mission is to glorify God by providing purposeful products that lift up and encourage the body of Christ. Our vision is to see Christian ministries become highly effective, so that Christ’s Kingdom is strengthened and expanded. One way we carry these out is by offering high quality and practical Free Resources that: Match the…

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The Jellybean Prayer

Jellybeans have been a part of my Easter celebration for as long as I can remember. As a mother and a kindergarten teacher, I have used the Jellybean Prayer to help my own children and my students prepare to celebrate Easter in a meaningful way. Each color jellybean in the prayer relates to a specific…

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Teach me!

One of the things I have to remind myself of regularly regarding CTA’s great teaching resources and products is that teaching goes well beyond the Christian school. Sunday School teachers, small group teachers, VBS teachers, Bible Class teachers – please forgive me! You’re all included (and appreciated)! I come from a long family line of…

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Preparing for Easter

With the observance of Ash Wednesday tomorrow, Lent begins. From my perspective in the early childhood classroom, it’s a great time to teach children how much Jesus loved us. Even the very young child can grasp something of the great sacrifice Jesus made for us in dying on the cross. My students always treat the…

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