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Thank a Vet this Thanksgiving!

Want to thank a vet this thanksgiving? Want to encourage your local first responders? CTA has a new product that will help you do that in an easy, yet meaningful way. We call it “Celebrating Those in Faithful Service Shadowbox Frame & Metal Shield.” It’s a sturdy cardboard shadowbox that displays a metal shield with…

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Light the Night with Jesusa free devotion for children’s ministry

Editor’s note: A few years ago, CTA used “Light the Night with Jesus” as a theme for Fall Festival. The devotion below was born out of that theme and is still relevant for children today. Our current Fall Festival themes and products are still available—and useful in children’s ministry throughout November.   Introduction  You will…

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Well Done!a free devotion for this week’s meetings

Editor’s note: Many churches celebrate October as Pastor Appreciation Month. If yours is among them, consider incorporating the devotion below into your plans. It is slightly adapted from the free ministry message that accompanies the Thanking God for Your Servant Heart product line. In addition, CTA has a number of other appropriate, value-priced gifts you…

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Make Thanksgiving Stand Out This Year

“The Holidays.” That’s become the catch-all term to describe the last six weeks of the year. For more than a generation now Thanksgiving has served simply as the starting line for our national “shop-til-you-drop” marathon. It’s the last day of relative calm before the hurricane hits. (Though more and more stores have stopped even pretending…

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Three Strands of Faith Development

As they preach wedding sermons, pastors often use the “three-strand cord” mentioned in Ecclesiastes 4:12. This image deftly illustrates the importance of the relationship husband and wife have with Christ in maintaining a strong marriage relationship with each other. The image can also illustrate the essential elements of faith development. Each strand in this three-stranded…

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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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