Tagged: children’s ministry

A Step Down

Here’s a sample devotion from Serving in His Steps, CTA’s newest gift book designed to express appreciation to volunteers and staff  in your church. Pastors, children’s ministers, youth workers, deacons boards, elders, women’s/men’s ministry leaders–whoever you want to encourage or thank for stepping up to serve–will, I hope, find these devotions encouraging! Visit the CTA…

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Simple Steps to Thank Those Who Serve

If your church or Christian school is anything like most others around the nation, volunteer effort makes all the difference. We could never, ever afford to hire people to do the things our volunteers do with such excellence and joy year in and year out. Most of them would do what they do, even if no…

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Two Mighty Words–“Thank You!”

Someone has nominated “FREE” as the most powerful word in the English language. But right behind it, I believe, come the words, “thank you,” sincerely offered.   CTA is all about helping you express your appreciation to staff and volunteers in meaningful ways. (We are, after all, “Christian Tools of Affirmation”!) Our affordable products help you say…

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Teach me!

One of the things I have to remind myself of regularly regarding CTA’s great teaching resources and products is that teaching goes well beyond the Christian school. Sunday School teachers, small group teachers, VBS teachers, Bible Class teachers – please forgive me! You’re all included (and appreciated)! I come from a long family line of…

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Valentine’s Party Planning–Down to the Wire!

Yes, it’s this weekend! Valentine’s Day is February 14–this Saturday.  If you teach kids in Sunday school, they will likely arrive revved up and ready to go! Your usual, well-crafted plan is likely to fly right out the window on Cupid’s wings! So now what? How can you capitalize on the potential chaos? Here’s a…

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