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10 Kids’ Ministry Websites You Didn’t Know Existed

Kids’ ministry leaders usually have a list of go-to websites and blogs. If you need inspiration or are looking for a children’s sermon, you probably head straight for your favorites. But it’s time to think outside the box. These hidden gems of children’s ministry are worth a look! In no particular order, here are 10…

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The Pencil Sharpenera free Father’s Day devotion

Editor’s note: This Father’s Day devotion comes from one of CTA’s latest men’s ministry themes, Blueprints for Life. With the gifts and resources from this theme, men will be reassured that the blueprints for their lives are perfect with God’s Son, Jesus Christ, as their sure foundation. Check it out today and don’t miss the…

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Visitation MinistryAsk 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 pastor has a lot on his plate…

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Exploring God’s Worda free kids’ event outline

Editor’s note: The following activity is slightly adapted from one of CTA’s event outlines, Exploring God’s Word. The event guide covers an hour-long program focused on exploring the stories and messages of God’s love and salvation in the Bible. It’s great for VBS, summer Sunday school, or midweek classes. Check it out now—it’s FREE! Across…

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The Smallest Detaila free Father’s Day devotion

Editor’s note: Today’s devotion comes from one of CTA’s latest Father’s Day themes, Man of God: Renewed for Life. With the gifts and resources from this theme, men will experience God’s love and be strengthened in heart, mind, and spirit. Check it out today and don’t miss the other Christian Father’s Day gifts from CTA!…

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The Missing Piece in Children’s Ministry

Kathy O’Brien is a teacher—a teacher overflowing with passion for kids’ ministry. Being a Christian educator had been Kathy’s dream since she was seven years old. She actually wrote an essay about it as a young student, but her teacher was less than thrilled. “The teacher gave me an F and wrote across the top:…

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Blueprints for Lifea free devotion for this week’s meetings

Editor’s note: This week’s devotion is slightly adapted from the Ministry Message that accompanies one of CTA’s latest Father’s Day themes, Blueprints for Life. With the gifts and resources from this theme, men will be reassured that God’s blueprints for their lives are perfect with God’s Son, Jesus Christ, as their sure foundation. Check it…

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Millennial DilemmaAsk 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: In the past year, we’ve had a huge…

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