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Thanking God for Your Servant Hearta free devotion for Pastor Appreciation Month

Editor’s note: Are you planning to celebrate October as Pastor Appreciation Month? If so, consider incorporating this devotion into your plans. Be sure to visit www.ctainc.com to find value-priced gifts that acknowledge the work of your pastor and the entire church staff. May God continue to bless those who lead your ministry with a servant heart! Introduction…

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7 Tips on Developing a Useful Action Plan

Sometimes we have great ideas regarding what we want to happen for our ministry, but they never seem develop. An action plan is our “let’s make it happen” tool. A well-thought-through action plan will transform great ideas, translating them into reality. The following list of tips will help you create an action plan that is…

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Reenergize Your Mission for the New Year

Maybe you’ve heard the old joke about the news reporter who asks the CEO, “How many people work in your company?” The CEO responds, “About half of them.” We laugh because most of us recognize the sad truth here. Sadder still, the latest research shows the CEO’s answer is quite optimistic! Those who study commitment…

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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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The Ones Serving the Onea free devotion for this week’s meetings

Editor’s note: Many churches observe Pastor Appreciation Month in October. Many are careful to include the entire church staff as they express their appreciation. As you plan ways to thank your pastor(s) and staff, we hope this free devotion will help shape your thinking. It comes from one of CTA’s devotion books for Christian Workers,…

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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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Prophets and Angelsa free devotion for this week’s meetings

Editor’s note: Many churches observe Pastor Appreciation Month in October. Many are careful to include the entire church staff as they express their appreciation. As you plan ways to thank your pastor(s) and staff, we hope this free devotion will help shape your thinking. It is slightly adapted from one of CTA’s devotion books for Christian Workers,…

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