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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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Praying with Hope ­– New Title in CTA’s Caregiving Line

The positive comments just keep coming: I have had such great feed back from the people I give this booklet to that I intend to keep some on hand. There are so many people/families hurting and in need of hope and encouragement. This booklet is wonderful! (Facing Difficult Days with Hope)  Wonderful resource to use…

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Praying with Hopea free devotion for this week’s meetings

Editor’s note: This prayer is taken from the newest book in CTA’s care ministries product line, Praying with Hope: Leaning on Jesus. Written by Tim Wesemann, it follows this author’s popular titles, Grieving with Hope, Facing Illness with Hope, and Facing Difficult Days with Hope. It will be available soon. Watch for it! Father, by…

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That Post-Christmas Letdown—Here’s Help!

By now, the Christmas tree is being recycled or lies resting in the attic until next December. All the parties have ended and the candlelight services are only a memory. The hours of daylight are lengthening, but ever so, so, so slowly. And February’s biting winds have arrived a few days early in many towns…

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Gaining Hope through Gift Baskets

This story first appeared in February, 2011. It so inspired us at CTA that we decided to reprise it today. It highlights Tim Wesemann’s popular and helpful, Facing Illness with Hope. As you read, remember that this title is still available. Look for the newest title in this series, Facing Difficult Days with Hope, coming…

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A Word to the Why?s

Editor’s note: This devotion is slightly adapted from a new title in CTA’s Care & Comfort product line, Facing Difficult Days with Hope. Written by Pastor Tim Wesemann, it is intended to encourage those who struggle with many kinds of difficulty—job loss, financial concerns, physical challenges, and family problems among them. This new resource will…

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As a Matter of Fact . . . — a free devotion for this week’s meetings

Editor’s note: This devotion is slightly adapted from a new title in CTA’s Care & Comfort product line, Facing Difficult Days with Hope. Written by Pastor Tim Wesemann, it is intended to encourage those who struggle with many kinds of difficulty—job loss, financial concerns, physical challenges, and family problems among them. This new resource will…

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