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A Love That Never Diesa free Easter devotion for this week’s meetings

Editor’s note: Today’s devotion is slightly adapted from the packet of sermon outlines that accompanies CTA’s Easter theme, A Love That Never Dies. You can use this sermon on Easter Sunday or in the church services, Bible studies, or the mid-week classes leading up to Resurrection Sunday. Visit CTA’s Resource & Idea Center to download…

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With Heartfelt ThanksRecognition Ideas for Church Volunteers & Staff

Editor’s note: ‘Tis the season of appreciation. April 26 is Administrative Professionals Day, April 23–29 is Volunteer Appreciation Week, and May 1–5 is Teacher Appreciation Week. Are you looking for appreciation ideas or Christian gifts to honor the service of these dedicated individuals? Check out CTA! The list below is just one part of CTA’s…

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The Biggest Love of Alla free devotion for kids

Editor’s note: Today’s devotion is slightly adapted from a family devotion packet that accompanies the A Love That Never Dies family activity kit. CTA has written six FREE, reproducible Easter devotions just like this one. You can send them home for families to use in their personal devotions, use them in your Sunday school, or make them part of your Easter…

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Forsaken by the Fathera free devotion for this week’s meetings

Editor’s note: This Easter season, CTA invites you to focus on God’s everlasting love. It’s a remarkable, undying love that brought us forgiveness through Jesus on that first Resurrection Day. Today’s devotion is an entry from the A Love That Never Dies devotional prayer journal. This devotion book, based on Jeremiah 31:3, takes readers through the forty…

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Make Parents Your Partners in Ministry9 Ways to Do It

Parents are the primary teachers of their children. They practice the ABCs with their preschoolers, read with their kindergartners, and do math homework with their middle schoolers. However, many parents lack the confidence and the resources they need to be strong spiritual teachers in their homes. As an experienced church worker with access to many…

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A Story of Two Crownsa free devotion for kids

Editor’s note: Today’s devotion is slightly adapted from a family devotion packet that accompanies the A Love That Never Dies family activity kit. CTA has written six FREE, reproducible Easter devotions just like this one. You can send them home for families to use in their personal devotions, use them in your Sunday school, or make them part of your Easter…

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Christ is Risen!a free devotion for this week’s meetings

Editor’s note: Today’s free devotion is a ministry message taken from CTA’s Easter theme, Christ is Risen. This product line offers bookmarks and other small tokens of celebration that you may wish to hand out at your ministry’s Easter celebrations. Along with this ministry message, you are welcome to download other free resources like theme-related…

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How to Write a Volunteer ManualAsk Karen

Editor’s note: Today, we continue the series titled: Ask Karen. CTA’s volunteer expert, Karen Kogler, will answer one of the most pressing volunteer-related questions facing church leaders in 2017. If you have a question you’d like to ask Karen, just post it in the comments section! Question: Our volunteer program is really expanding. I want to…

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3 Ways for Kids’ Ministry to Reach Out

One of the best ways to help your students grow in faith and live their faith is to encourage service to others. As the weather gets warmer, work with your students to reach out and bring God’s love to those in need. Reach Out with Funds Nearly every cause needs of extra money. You can…

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GuaranteedA free devotion for this week’s meetings

Editor’s note: Today’s devotion comes from CTA’s latest women’s devotion book, Woman of God®: Living Loved. The 64-page book focuses on  Jeremiah 31:3. Each devotion encourages readers to use God’s Word to take a closer look at who they are and what they do. Don’t forget—CTA also offers a FREE retreat guide in this theme. It’s…

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