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Is Your Church the Best Place to Work?

We’ve all seen the lists. Every year, Fortune, Glassdoor, Indeed, and others put out lists that rank the top places to work in the United States. Huge names like Facebook, Google, and Amazon usually dominate. They offer perks like free meals and extra vacation time. And, the lists never forget to mention the lofty salaries…

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One Amazing Key to Working with Staff and Volunteers

That key? Saying thank you—in words and actions. Perhaps as June nears an end, many of your programs break for the summer. Some volunteers and staff will return next fall, but some likely will not. While you say thank you every day, the end of these programs stand as no-miss milestones! As a servant leader…

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Jesus, Saviora free devotion for this week’s meetings

Editor’s note: As we serve God’s people day by day, we tend to get caught up in the to-do lists and meetings. The idea of Jesus as our Savior, our redeemer, our awe-inspiring and all-forgiving Friend, slips to the back of our minds. Refocus on him today with this devotion. When you finish reading, be…

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Serving in Wisdoma free devotion for this week’s meetings

Editor’s note: This week’s free devotion comes from CTA’s devotion book for Christian workers and volunteers, Reflecting Christ. It features 25 quick-read devotions that emphasize the theme verse, Ephesians 5:1 (ESV): Be imitators of God, as beloved children. Don’t forget—CTA also offers FREE resources for this theme. Check out the staff retreat guide, Ministry Message,…

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Let’s Celebrate!

Get out the balloons and order a cake—today is Administrative Professionals Day! Take this opportunity to thank your ministry staff for all the hard work they put in throughout the year. Better yet, celebrate all week long with these ideas: Honor your staff members by featuring them on your website or in your church newsletter….

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A Life Reflecting Christ’s Sacrificea free devotion for this week’s meetings

Editor’s note: This week’s free devotion comes from CTA’s devotion book for Christian workers and volunteers, Reflecting Christ. It features 25 quick-read devotions that emphasize the theme verse, Ephesians 5:1: Be imitators of God, as beloved children. The book, along with other Reflecting Christ products, makes a perfect appreciation gift for your teachers, staff, and…

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Seeing Christ’s Obedience More Clearlya free devotion for this week’s meetings

Editor’s note: This week’s free devotion comes from one of CTA’s devotion books for Christian workers and volunteers, Reflecting Christ. It features 25 quick-read devotions that emphasize the theme verse, Ephesians 5:1: Be imitators of God, as beloved children. CTA also offers a FREE retreat outline and other value-priced Christian gifts in the same theme. It takes…

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It’s Administrative Professionals’ Day!

There are more than 4 million secretaries and administrative assistants working in the United States today. Do you have one (or more) working in your office? Use these last-minute ideas to show them some appreciation! Download a staff appreciation ministry message from CTA’s Resource & Idea Center and use it at your morning staff meeting….

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Seeing Christ’s Sacrifice More Clearlyan after-Christmas devotion for this week’s meetings

Editor’s note: Phew! Christmas is over! As you return to the office this week, you’ll no doubt be reflecting on the work you have done this month. Surely there were times of great joy and off-the-charts stress, but no matter the outcome, remember that the birth, death, and resurrection of our Lord trumps everything. Let…

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5 Church-Worker-Approved Steps to Declutter Your Mind

Imagine 11 million pieces of information. That’s how much information is flowing into your brain every second. (source) It’s no wonder that church workers often feel unorganized, harried, and as if they’re running around like chickens with their heads cut off! What’s the solution? Unfortunately, there’s no magic bullet that will solve all the problems…

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