Tagged: Women’s Ministry & Mother’s Day

“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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Woman of God: Growing in Gracea free devotion for this week’s meetings

Editor’s note: Yesterday, families and churches all over the United States and in some other countries, too, observed Mother’s Day. While it’s a special day in many churches, women’s ministry goes on year round. This week’s devotion is slightly adapted from one of the free resources CTA has developed to accompany one of our new…

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A Hope to Trump All HopesA free devotion for this week’s meetings

Editor’s note: Next Sunday, May 13, 2013, families and churches all over the United States and in some other countries, too, will observe Mother’s Day. This devotion is slightly adapted from one of the free resources CTA is making available to ministry leaders to underscore one of our new themes for women’s ministry this spring,…

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Get Out of that Office–Go Thank a Volunteer!

Looking for a way to get out of the office this afternoon? Want a fun activity that will make your volunteers feel great? Then try this: Surprise as many volunteers as possible, dropping in on them at home or on the job site with a cool treat (lemonade or ice cream sundae). Be sure to put your thanks…

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Show-Stopping Beauty — a free devotion for Mother’s Day & Women’s Ministry

Editor’s note: This devotion is adapted from CTA’s new book for women’s ministry, Reflecting the Beauty of the Lord.  As you plan retreats for this summer and fall, check out the entire product line and the free retreat planner CTA has made available. God, who said, “Let light shine out of darkness,” made his light shine…

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Ageless Beauty–a free devotion for Mother’s Day & women’s ministry

Editor’s note: What plans have you made to honor and encourage the moms and other women of your congregation on Mother’s Day—women who volunteer, who teach, who work hard at home and in your community? CTA provides a number of value-priced gifts designed especially for this purpose. This week’s devotion is drawn from one of our…

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Beauty Upon Us — a free devotion for women’s ministry

Editor’s note: What plans have you made to honor and encourage the moms and other women of your congregation on Mother’s Day—women who volunteer, who teach, who work hard at home and in your community? CTA provides a number of value-priced giftsdesigned especially for this purpose. This week’s devotion is drawn from one of our…

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Beauty Secrets–a free devotion for this week’s women’s meeting

Let the beauty of the LORD our God be upon us.  Psalm 90:17 We live in a world obsessed with physical beauty. Evidence of that obsession is all around us. To cite but one example, if you search online for “beauty secrets,” over 43 million web pages will pop up! Whether or not we see…

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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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