Tagged: men’s ministry

God’s Direction When Lost—a free devotion for Father’s Day & Men’s Ministry

Editor’s note: This devotion is adapted from CTA’s new book for men’s ministry, God’s Direction Is Always Best. As you plan retreats for this summer and fall, check out the entire product line!   In the same way, I tell you, there is rejoicing in the presence of the angels of God over one sinner…

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When My Route Is UnfamiliarA Free Devotion for Father’s Day and Men’s Ministry

Editor’s note: Again this week, we have adapted CTA’s free devotion from our new book for men’s ministry and Father’s Day, God’s Direction Is Always Best.  As you plan retreats for this summer and fall, check out the entire product line!   Thomas said to him, “Lord, we don’t know where you are going, so…

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4 Encouraging Words for Fathers & Father-figures

The apostle Paul was single. He had no children. But have you ever considered how powerfully God used him as a father-figure? Consider: Paul “adopted” Timothy. The apostle became a mentor, an encourager, a father in the faith for Timothy—and later on for Titus, too. Paul invited Timothy (whom he called his “beloved and faithful…

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God’s Direction When I Struggle—a Free Devotion for Father’s Day and Men’s Ministry

Editor’s note: This devotion is adapted from CTA’s new book for men’s ministry, God’s Direction Is Always Best. As you plan retreats for this summer and fall, check out the entire product line!   For troubles without number surround me; my sins have overtaken me, and I cannot see. Psalm 40:12 NIV® Where do you…

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Travel Plans–a free devotion for this week’s meetings

Editor’s note: This month’s devotion is adapted from one written in 2008 to accompany CTA’s Journey to the Cross Easter preparation product line. That theme was so popular that we’ve decided to bring it back for Easter Preparation 2012. The theme is a customer favorite and the products are brand new! Check them out!   Introduction…

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A Running Appeal–a free devotion for this week’s meetings

. . . as though God were making his appeal through us. 2 Corinthians 5:20 We live in a day of grace. No matter how challenging the political situation or the economic climate, God’s hand of judgment has not yet fallen in its full fury. Our world still stands. Those who do not know and…

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A Motley Crew–a free devotion for this week’s meetings

Consider your calling, brothers: not many of you were wise according to worldly standards, not many were powerful, not many were of noble birth. But God chose what is foolish in the world to shame the wise; God chose what is weak in the world to shame the strong; God chose what is low and…

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Shining His Light–a free devotion for this week’s meetings

Editor’s note: This devotion is drawn from CTA’s new product line, Shining His Light, intended for use by churches and other organizations who want to honor senior adults. September 11 is designated as Grandparents Day in 2011, and would make a perfect occasion for using the devotion that follows. The Lord is my light and…

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Shaped by the Word–a free devotion for this week’s meetings

LP records. Slide rules. Typewriters. Technological advances made each of these inventions passé almost overnight. Global positioning systems (GPS) have all but done the same for road maps. The technology boasts pinpoint accuracy—and you don’t have to fold it! Getting lost should soon be a thing of the past. Spiritually speaking, straying off the “Highway…

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Shaped for Companionship–a free devotion for this week’s meetings

In 1938, Admiral Richard E. Byrd wintered at the South Pole. He chronicled his four-month adventure in a book he tellingly titled Alone! We can scarcely imagine the pain that experience must have involved. While the din of everyday life sometimes threatens to drive us to distraction, few of us would willingly choose months and…

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