Tagged: Easter preparation

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Seeing the Extraordinary among the Ordinary

Do you ever look back at your life and think, “Where did the time go?!” Life seems to be flying by and it’s easy to get caught up in a routine. Drop the kids off; go to work; go home; go to bed. Even the more notable days like holidays, birthdays, and vacations blend into…

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Christ, Our Loving Shepherda free devotion for this week’s meetings

Editor’s note: These devotional thoughts are excerpted from the sermon series that accompanies CTA’s new theme for Easter preparation, The Shepherd, the Lamb. The sermon series includes six sermons and six sets of discussion questions based on them – all free! They are designed for use with our new product line, The Shepherd, the Lamb….

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Christ, Our Kingly Shepherda free devotion for this week’s meetings

Editor’s note: These devotional thoughts are excerpted from the sermon series that accompanies CTA’s new theme for Easter preparation, The Shepherd, the Lamb. The sermon series includes six sermons and six sets of discussion questions based on them – all free! They are designed for use with our new product line, The Shepherd, the Lamb….

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Countdown to Easter Message 2: PowerA free devotion for children’s ministry

Editor’s Note: This is the second in a series of six devotions intended to help children prepare for Easter. It’s slightly adapted from CTA’s theme for spring, Jesus Lives! Let’s Celebrate! Getting Ready Familiarize yourself with today’s devotion and bookmark Acts 10:38 in your Bible. Place the orange piece of the Jesus Lives! Let’s Celebrate…

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Christ, Our Sustaining Shepherda free devotion for this week’s meetings

Editor’s note: These devotional thoughts are excerpted from the sermon series that accompanies CTA’s new theme for Easter preparation, The Shepherd, the Lamb. The sermon series includes six sermons and six sets of discussion questions based on them – all free! They are designed for use with our new product line, The Shepherd, the Lamb….

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Countdown to Easter Message 1: Friend — A free devotion for your children’s ministry

Editor’s Note: This is the first in a series of six devotions intended to help children prepare for Easter. It’s slightly adapted from CTA’s theme for spring, Jesus Lives! Let’s Celebrate!   Getting Ready Familiarize yourself with today’s devotion. Bookmark John 15:13–14; you will read it to your group later in the devotion. Attach the red…

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Christ, Our Calming Shepherda free devotion for this week’s meetings

Editor’s note: These devotional thoughts are excerpted and adapted slightly from the sermon series that accompanies CTA’s new theme for Easter preparation, The Shepherd, the Lamb. The sermon series includes six sermons and six sets of discussion questions based on them – all free! They are designed for use with our new product line, The…

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“Fat Tuesday”! A Free Devotion for Mardi Gras

C. S. Lewis may have been the first to tell about the little boy who was asked what God is like. The boy responds in words like these: “God’s the sort of fellow who goes around looking for someone who’s having fun—and tries to stop ’em.” This picture of God, mistaken though it is, nonetheless…

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Christ, Our Good Shepherda free devotion for this week’s meetings

Editor’s note: These devotional thoughts are excerpted from the sermon series that accompanies CTA’s new theme for Easter preparation, The Shepherd, the Lamb. The sermon series includes six sermons and six sets of discussion questions based on them – all free! They are designed for use with our new product line, The Shepherd, the Lamb….

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Welcome to the Father’s House! — a free devotion for this week’s meetings

Editor’s note: Easter will be here sooner than you think! Ash Wednesday falls on March 5 this year, and Easter comes six short weeks later, on April 20. How will you help everyone in your church prepare their hearts to celebrate Jesus’ resurrection victory? A few years ago, CTA revised our popular prayer journal for…

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