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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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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 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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Work with Volunteers at Church? Don’t Miss These New Tools!

If you work with volunteers at church, you know that your job doesn’t end when they accept your invitation to serve. You want to provide a smooth glide path for them as they begin the tasks for which they have volunteered. You want to encourage them along the way, keeping their energy levels high and…

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Are Those You Lead Sitting in the Right Seats on the Bus?

Editor’s note: Looking for help as you work with volunteers? Check out CTA’s new resources for Christian workers. They are designed to help you identify, recruit, encourage, and retain workers. Want to say thanks? Here are the resources to help you do that!   “I’ll do it!” Becky declared. Her face radiated joy and enthusiasm. Becky liked to help…

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An Essential Leadership Skill: Adaptability

Editor’s note: Looking for help as you work with volunteers? Check out CTA’s new resources for Christian workers. I recently participated in an event attended 25,000 high school students and their adult leaders. Again and again I found myself thinking that careful planning was essential to success. Adaptability was essential as well!  You may not…

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An Overwhelming Time of Year

Editor’s note: Looking for help as you work with volunteers? Check out CTA’s new resources for Christian workers. Welcome to September! Our days are once again filled to the brim, so unlike those July days when many of us head out on vacation and enjoy outdoor events and activities – as observers. Now, we lead…

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Expressions of Praise — a free devotion for this week’s meetings

Editor’s note: This devotion was written to accompany CTA’s new line of products designed to encourage and honor your church’s musicians, “Expressions of Praise.”  Use it devotionally with them this week. If you use it with other groups of volunteers or staff, you will need to adapt it slightly.  Introduction It happens every year. Once…

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