Topic: Patriotic

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Peace in Our Landa free prayer for the 4th of July

Editor’s note: This 4th of July prayer was written many decades ago by a faithful pastor, Walter E. Schuette, who has since gone to be with the Lord. We invite you to use his words as you pause to remember the military personnel, first responders, government leaders, and all others who work to ensure our…

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Fireworks of Faitha free devotion for this week’s meetings

Fireworks are ubiquitous on the Fourth of July—we just can’t celebrate our nation’s independence without them! We impatiently wait for darkness to settle in, as we join the crowds at the city park or the riverfront. Soon, all of our waiting pays off. A small streak of light hisses upwards and the sky is filled…

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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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In God We Trusta free devotion for Veteran’s Day

At least one Internet site lists the names of each of the more than 3,400 individuals who have received our nation’s highest military award—the Congressional Medal of Honor. The site also includes the citations detailing what each hero did to earn this Medal. The citations cannot help but humble and inspire us. Let me share…

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Remembering Those Who Have Gone Before Usa free devotion for this week’s meetings

Editor’s note: This week’s free devotion includes a meditation written by faithful pastor Walter E. Schuette who has since gone to be with the Lord. We pray that his words will strengthen your faith as you remember loved ones who have gone to be with Jesus and encourage you in hope for the final coming…

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Old Glory–a free devotion for children’s ministry

Introduction Have you ever heard someone talking about “Old Glory”? Do you know what it means? (Show an American flag.) Our flag got this name in 1831. A famous sea captain, William Driver, was about to set sail when some friends gave him a flag to fly on his ship. At that time, the United…

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Celebrate Freedom All Summer Long!

From spring through late autumn, each month (except August) offers an opportunity to celebrate our freedoms and thank those who have served, fought, and even died to preserve them. What will your church or organization do to remind members of God’s gifts to us in our nation? Flag Day (June 14, 2011) On June 14,…

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Thank a Vet this Thanksgiving!

Want to thank a vet this thanksgiving? Want to encourage your local first responders? CTA has a new product that will help you do that in an easy, yet meaningful way. We call it “Celebrating Those in Faithful Service Shadowbox Frame & Metal Shield.” It’s a sturdy cardboard shadowbox that displays a metal shield with…

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Make Thanksgiving Stand Out This Year

“The Holidays.” That’s become the catch-all term to describe the last six weeks of the year. For more than a generation now Thanksgiving has served simply as the starting line for our national “shop-til-you-drop” marathon. It’s the last day of relative calm before the hurricane hits. (Though more and more stores have stopped even pretending…

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