Topic: Ministry

in-charge

So You’re in Charge? (Part 5)

Editor’s note: Today, we present the final installment of our summer series that focuses on five different leadership approaches. As you read Part 5, try to reflect upon how each leadership style (good or bad!) has a place in your ministry. If you have time, go back and discuss each blog with your staff. Work…

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So You’re in Charge? (Part 4)

Editor’s note: Today, we present Part 4 our summer series that focuses on five different leadership approaches. As you read each installment, try to see how each leadership style (good or bad!) has a place in your ministry. If you have time, discuss each blog with your staff and brainstorm ideas for improving leadership roles…

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ldear

So You’re in Charge? (Part 3)

Editor’s note: Today, we present Part 3 our summer series that focuses on five different leadership approaches. As you read each installment, try to see how each leadership style (good or bad!) has a place in your ministry. If you have time, discuss each blog with your staff and brainstorm ideas for improving leadership roles…

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So You’re in Charge? (Part 2)

Editor’s note: Today, we present Part 2 of our summer series that focuses on five different leadership approaches. As you read each installment, try to see how each leadership style (good or bad!) has a place in your ministry. If you have time, discuss each blog with your staff and brainstorm ideas for improving leadership…

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So You’re in Charge? (Part 1)

Editor’s note: Today, we’ll begin a summer series that focuses on five different leadership approaches. As you read each installment, try to see how each leadership style (good or bad!) has a place in your ministry. If you have time, discuss each blog with your staff and brainstorm ideas for improving leadership roles throughout your…

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5 Ways to Make Summer Sundays Special

What does your church have planned for the summer season? Use these five ideas to make summer a special time for your ministry. Let the youth group and children’s ministers lead Sunday services once each month. Teens can deliver the Bible readings and younger kids can lead the worship songs. This idea is a great…

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Timely Tips for Easter Preparation

With just seven short weeks left before Easter Sunday, do you know how your  church will celebrate? If you have some extra space on your calendar, consider these ideas: Many Christians think about “giving up” something in preparation for Christ’s resurrection, but why not invite those you lead to “take on” something this year instead—just…

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Celebrating with All Ages

What role does age play in your ministry? Many churches routinely divide into age-based groups for Bible studies, social outings, outreach opportunities, and the like. While age-based groups are logical in many situations, we think that it’s time to mix things up! Intentionally bringing together members of various ages for ministry work in the church…

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Resource and Idea Center: New Newsletter Templates

CTA customers often rave about our long list of free resources and now we’ve created one more set of free materials you can use in your ministry—monthly newsletter templates. We’ll be writing more about these templates in early February, but if you want a sneak peek, go ahead and check them out now! © 2015…

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Happy Thanksgiving!

As you celebrate Thanksgiving with friends and family this week, we here at CTA are praying for you. We are so thankful for each of you! And we pray that our Lord Jesus will work in all of us an ever-deeper appreciation of all his many gifts, especially the forgiveness and new life that are…

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