Balmer Building Turns Three Years Old

One the biggest blessings to the ministry at Urban Hope Training Center Philadelphia is the Balmer Building. The Balmer Building now gives a very comfortable place for visiting teams to stay while they are at UHTC to do ministry training and serve others in the name of Jesus. This fully renovated facility on the cornerContinue reading →

New in the CE National Library: Old Testament Characters

Old Testament Characters: learning to walk with God; 12 Bible studies for individuals or groups By Peter Scazzero Abraham gives us an unforgettable portrait of faith. Daniel is a classic example of holiness. Through her willingness to risk her own life, Esther shows us what commitment means. This LifeGuide explores the lives of these andContinue reading →

Grace Christian School in Blacklick, Ohio, Performs Romans 8 Speech Choir

One of the staples of an Operation Barnabas high school ministry team is that we memorize Scripture and recite it as a “Speech Choir” in church services. One of our Operation Barnabas adult leaders, Heidi Bedford, taught her 4th grade students the Romans 8 Speech Choir this school year and they performed it in chapelContinue reading →

“I am Excited for this Coming March,” Steve Kozak, VP of Youth Ministries for CE National

Steve Kozak, CE National’s vice president of youth ministries, is excited to be involved in the National Youth Worker Retreat this coming March. Steve will enjoy rubbing shoulders with youth pastors and workers. He’ll also speak on a couple of topics: Next Gen Youth Ministry: What Changes are Coming? Discipling Mission-minded Students The retreat willContinue reading →

Five Practical Suggestions to Help Your Church Get the Most out of the Christmas Season

Holidays are a wonderful time to point people to Jesus. With Thanksgiving just around the corner and Christmas on its heels, here’s a Pastorpedia that Knute Larson, Jeff Bogue, and Jim Brown recorded a few years ago with helpful suggestions for all holidays. In order to help you begin planning now for Christmas, here areContinue reading →

Urban Hope Training Center Los Angeles Open House and Dedication is January 27

The three rooms at Grace Brethren Church of Norwalk that will house Urban Hope Training Center Los Angeles are currently being renovated. Operation Barnabas teams began work over the summer and more work has followed. A major push was underway in October with several CE National staff members going west to help with the project.Continue reading →

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