Topic: Devotions

Vision for Grieving with Hope and Facing Illness with Hope – Part Two

In a recent blog entry I shared about the vision CTA and I share for ministry using Grieving with Hope and Facing Illness with Hope within congregations. Expand that vision beyond the local congregation. Let’s start with Facing Illness with Hope . Do you know or yourself serve as a hospital chaplain? Chaplains love to…

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Vision for Grieving with Hope & Facing Illness with Hope – Part One

I hope people catch the vision and the endless possibilities for ministry when they purchase and read CTA’s two books, Grieving with Hope and Facing Illness with Hope. I’m continually astonished that they’ve been priced lower than most sympathy cards and even come with an envelope for mailing. Today people often send email cards for…

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The Nail–A Devotion for Lent

I wrote this devotion a few years ago, after I heard the story of Gajowniczek and Kolbe’s ordeal in Auschwitz and the incredible sacrifice Father Kolbe made for a fellow prisoner he likely didn’t even know! It seemed to me at the time the story fit perfectly with some of the products CTA sells for Lent,…

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“Grieving with Hope” and “Facing Illness with Hope”

I don’t know that I’ve had a greater passion for anything I’ve had published than I have for Grieving with Hope and Facing Illness with Hope. And I love that the team at CTA thought of special details when publishing these resources. We knew the books couldn’t be long or cumbersome. People who are sick…

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