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It is More Blessed to Give than to Receive

Many children become absolutely giddy as they await the coming of special events like their birthday or Christmas. If you ask them what they are so excited about most will tell you, “I get presents!” Receiving presents is fun for everyone, but the real joy comes to the giver. You can help your students know…

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Monsters in My Closeta free devotion for kids

Editor’s note: Today’s devotion is the ministry message that accompanies CTA’s Monsters in Your Closet theme. The colorful artwork and enduring message of this theme make it ideal for summer Sunday school, VBS, or other outreach events. Plus, CTA offers activity books, sticker bookmarks, and many other resources to help bolster your outreach efforts. Let’s play…

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10 Ways to Teach Students to Share Their Faith

Who doesn’t like to talk about a good movie, a favorite sports team, or a diet plan that is actually working? We get excited about a variety of things and eagerly share them with our friends and co-workers. But unfortunately, our faith is often left out of the conversation. Romans 10:14 (NLT) underscores the importance…

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Seven Verses to Encourage a Child

Editor’s note: Today’s post comes from the children’s ministry experts at KidzMatter. Author Linda Weddle emphasizes God as the great encourager and points out a few Bible verses that are especially useful for boosting a child’s spirit.   Encouragement is a key characteristic in building relationships with the kids who are involved in our ministries….

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Family Faitha letter to parents

Editor’s note: Today’s families are spending less time together than ever before, but parents are still an integral part of faith formation in children. So how can ministries stress the importance of family faith and support parents? This letter is a start. We encourage you to send home a copy with each child in your…

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The End of Starting Overa free Easter devotion for kids

Before you begin, write the words “The End” on one sheet of paper and the words “Start Over” on a second sheet. To begin, hold up your “The End” card and ask the children to read it. Think how often we say and think words like “the end” each day. We scoop the last spoonful…

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Six Ways to Develop Positive Relationships with Parents

It’s a bit ironic, but often times parents are intimidated by teachers and teachers are intimidated by parents. But, the fact is that both parents and teachers have the same goal in mind—they both want what is best for the child. As a Christian teacher, you can take the lead in building positive relationships with…

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FREE Lesson Plan!Spring to Life with Jesus

Editor’s note: Are you looking for ways to add new life to your classroom? CTA has you covered! The new theme Spring to Life with Jesus combines playful artwork and the message of new life in Jesus just in time for your Easter celebrations. To make it even easier for you to share the good…

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Jesus Gives Us Resta free devotion for this week’s meetings

Editor’s note: Today’s devotion comes from CTA’s latest addition to the Easter lineup, the Journey to the Cross prayer box. The box comes with six special prayer tokens and corresponding devotions that tell the story of Jesus’ Easter victory. The prayer box and other gifts from CTA make it easy to minister to children during…

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Jesus Teaches Usa free devotion for kids

Editor’s note: Today’s devotion comes from CTA’s latest addition to the Easter lineup, the Journey to the Cross prayer box. The box comes with six special prayer tokens and corresponding devotions that tell the story of Jesus’ Easter victory. The prayer box and other gifts from CTA make it easy to minister to children during…

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