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Who? Who Loves You?a free devotion for children’s ministry

Editor’s note: Looking for a variety of value-priced items and free ideas & resources to complete your Fall Festival planning? CTA has what you need!    Introduction Shhhh…Did you hear that? Listen closely. It sounds like an owl in the distance? What does an owl say? That’s right! Hoo, Hoo.  (Have children demonstrate their owl…

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Teachers Touch Eternitya free devotion for this week’s meetings

Editor’s note: This week’s devotion focuses in on teachers. Some of us teach in a classroom setting—a children’s Sunday school class, a home Bible study, a pastor’s class for new believers. Others of us teach more informally—in what we say to our children at home, in the counsel we give our grown children, in the…

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A Simple, Elegant Christmas Gift for Multiple Church Staff

And volunteers, too! Or choir members. Or praise team musicians. Or deacons. Or Stephen Ministers. Or even families from your neighborhood who have visited your church in the past six months! You asked – and we listened! This Christmas, CTA is bringing back our popular dimensional Christmas cards. They make perfect gifts for all the…

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Touch Kids’ Hearts, Change Kids’ Lives This Christmas: Plan now, stress less in December

Good News! Great Joy! It’s CTA’s flagship theme in kids’ materials this Christmas. Designed to thrill them with the story of Jesus’ birth, it will also bless you with fresh and easy ways to share the true meaning of Christmas with the families you serve. The package starts with a new soft-cover book, written by…

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A Prayer for My Pastora free devotion for this week’s meetings

Editor’s note: Many churches celebrate October as Pastor Appreciation Month. If yours is among them, consider printing the prayer below in your weekly service folder or monthly newsletter. (See copyright information below.) CTA has a number of appropriate, value-priced gifts you may want to consider using to acknowledge the work of your pastor and the…

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Sharing the Faith with the Next Generation

This fall my husband and I are adjusting both of our girls being away from home attending college. Our lives are different, yet we are in a place where we have time to reflect on our parenting journey so far. As Christian parents, we knew our responsibility to share our faith in Jesus with them…

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Using Your Fall Festival to Share the Gospel? — Here are the ABCs!

If you want to reach the community in a nonthreatening way, if you want to provide a place where children can experience the love and safety of Jesus in troubled and dangerous times, then by all means plan a fall festival! Here’s what one CTA customer says about that: I believe God will use this…

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Help Your Church’s Children Learn & Tell the Christmas Story

Good News, Great Joy. That’s the theme for CTA’s new church-wide Christmas theme this year. We kept everyone in mind as we developed it – especially the kids! Like you, we want them to learn the Christmas story, the great and joyful good news of a Savior born for them. And like you, we want…

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Did You Know?

The “National Day of Encouragement” officially falls on September 12 each year. Andrew Baker, organizer of the National Day of Encouragement and executive director of the Encouragement Foundation, says this about that:  The National Day of Encouragement is about inspiring Americans to make deliberate words and acts of encouragement a part of this day first, and…

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Faith Talk @ Home — Help parents talk about Jesus with their kids

It’s the dream of every children’s minister: getting parents, grandparents, and other significant adults to share the faith with their kids in a way that feels comfortable and natural. Parents want that, too, but many simply don’t know how to pull it off. They feel inadequate. They are afraid of making a mistake. They feel awkward….

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