About CTA

Our Vision at CTA is to see Christians highly effective in their ministries so that Christ's Kingdom is strengthened and expanded.

How It All Began

How It All Began

CTA was founded by Steve and Diane Darr, through both a dream and what first appeared to be a nightmare.

Diane and Steve had often dreamed of starting a small business, as they had a heart to encourage volunteers and ministers in their work for the Lord. In the fall of 1990, Diane quit her part-time teaching position to start CTA and begin that dream. Then the nightmare came.

Steve lost his job right before Thanksgiving of that same year. They quickly went from earning two incomes to no income. But God had a great plan.

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Our Story

You can count on CTA to provide caring reminders of Christ's love and Christ-centered celebratory gifts for all your ministry needs. At CTA we celebrate the ministry in every moment.

A large part of what we do is create materials that extend the ministry moment.

Long after the women's or men's retreat is over, your guests will revel in Christ's personal love as they continue reading the devotion book you sent home with them. You may have led a counseling session or visited a hospital bedside weeks ago, but still today somewhere, a pocket coin held tightly reminds someone of a Scripture promise. Whether it's the big Christmas Eve service or a Sunday school class, the ministry continues.

We know that the meaningful connections you establish in ministry are significant, and our role is to support you in all you do to strengthen and expand Christ's Kingdom.

Our Statement of Faith