• Faithfulness Awards Presented to Jim Robinson and Nancy Johnson

    Each year CE National honors faithful servants for the cause of Christ. Thanks to these who have served others so faithfully in the name of Jesus! Jim Robinson, from Community Grace Brethren Church in Warsaw, Indiana, receives a CE National Faithfulness Award. Jim is a great picture of the “unsung hero” in ministry at CommunityContinue reading →

  • How to Hire Good Staff in Your Church – Pastorpedia

    Pastor Knute Larson, Jim Brown, and Jeff Bogue talk about how to make the most out of your next hire.

  • CE National Offices Closed on Monday

    The CE National offices will be closed on Monday, September 5, in observance of Labor Day. We’ll re-open on Tuesday.

  • Saturday Staff Announcements

    Saturday Staff Announcements Today is the last day to shop at the Momentum bookstore—it will be open from 1:00 – 6:00 pm The nursing/first aid will be on-call ONLY following Saturday night’s session.  See the nurses BEFORE the session for home going care issues. Nursing/first aid will be closed for the season at 9:00 amContinue reading →

  • Richmond, Indiana, Church Sends 21 to Urban Hope

    Last week Urban Hope had a team of 21 students and adults from Hillcrest Baptist church in Richmond, Indiana. The group had an incredible week of training and hands-on ministry experiences. During a prayer walk they were able to help lead an individual to Christ! The group spent time talking and praying about how theyContinue reading →

  • The Benefits of a Pastor Having an Assistant – Pastorpedia

    Pastors Knute Larson, Jeff Bogue, and Jim Brown talk about how they use an assistant to help them with their church ministry.

  • Grace College Students Visit Urban Hope

    Every Grace College student must complete a cross cultural field experience to fulfill graduation requirements. Each spring break, Timothy Kurtaneck, director of The National Institute for the Development of Ministries to Youth (the Youth Ministry program at Grace College), leads a ministry trip to the Urban Hope Training Center in Philadelphia. This year, a groupContinue reading →

  • CE National Board of Directors Meets at Urban Hope

    Please join us in praying for the Fall CE National board meetings which are being held this week at the Urban Hope Training Center in Philadelphia. Meetings convene on Friday morning and continue through the dedication of the Balmer Building on Sunday morning at 10:30 am. Highlights of the meetings include the dedication, dinner withContinue reading →

  • Error in Quizzing Books

    Due to some errors and omissions in the Bible Quiz Scripture portions book for 2015-2016, CE National is offering to exchange the books for updated and corrected ones (for free). Please contact Peggy at resources@cenational.org or 574.267.6622 to receive updated portions. If you just wish to update your books you will find that John 20Continue reading →

  • New in the CE National Lending Library

    Community: Starting well in your small group A DVD and study guide by Andy Stanley In this eight session, video-based study, you’ll explore how building deep relationships with the people in your small group and serving in the larger community around you will grow your faith. You’ll learn why your unique story matters to GodContinue reading →

  • New in the CE National Lending Library

    Stronger: How Hard Times Reveal God’s Greatest Power a book by Clayton King Through powerful personal experience and biblical teaching, pastor and dynamic speaker, Clayton King, shows readers that they are not defined by what happens to them and reveals God’s surprising plan to make them stronger. 50 People Every Christian Should Know: Learning FromContinue reading →

  • New in the CE National Lending Library

    The Wild Brothers: Welcome to our World A DVD for kids Let the adventures in creation begin! Enter the reality of a homeschooling missionary family, and meet the four sons of Mike and Libby Wild deep in the remote jungle of a Southeast Pacific Island. Experience creation, and evangelism, like never before! The Wind, theContinue reading →

  • New in the CE National Lending Library

    The Masculine Mandate: God’s calling to men–by Richard D. Phillips Beginning in Genesis, Rev. Phillips shows that God commissioned Adam to “work” and “keep” the Garden of Eden. In these twin tasks, he perceives a template for manhood, one that, when carried out with diligence, provides dignity to men, service to mankind, and glory toContinue reading →

  • Need a Bus to Assist You in Your Ministry?

    Having the ability to transport people for ministry can be a very helpful thing. Whether that be children’s ministry, youth ministry, or for the adults in your church—being able to move a large group of people can be a real asset to what you are trying to accomplish. Are you in the need of purchasingContinue reading →

  • New in the CE National Lending Library

    Live Original: How the Duck Commander teen keeps it real and stays true to her values, a book by Sadie Robertson Seventeen-year-old Sadie Robertson, star of A&E’s Duck Dynasty and daughter of Willie and Korie Robertson, shares her outlook on life as she opens up about herself and the values that make her family whatContinue reading →

  • Memorial Day — Never Forget, Ever Honor

    In honor of Memorial Day the CE National offices will be closed Friday and Monday. Normal business hours will resume on Tuesday, May 26.

  • New in the CE National Lending Library

    Rise of ISIS: A Threat We Can’t Ignore by Jay Sekulow The world’s wealthiest and most powerful jihadists, ISIS originated within Al Qaeda with the goal of creating an Islamic state across Iraq and Syria and unrelenting jihad on Christians. This book gives a better understanding of the modern face of terror, and provides anContinue reading →

  • Opportunities to Respond to Nepal Crisis

    Last week, a 7.8-magnitude earthquake struck Nepal, the mountainous country between Tibet and India. The epicenter was located midway between the capital, Kathmandu, and the nation’s second-largest city, Pokhara. Aftershocks magnified the damage and complicated rescue efforts. Thousands of people are known to have died including reports of fatalities in India, Bangladesh, Tibet, and on Mount Everest.Continue reading →

  • Four Teams Visit Urban Hope From Western Pennsylvania

    Four churches from western Pennsylvania sent teams to Urban Hope April 17th-19th: Liberty Grace, Johnstown, Pa., Singer Hill Grace Brethren Church, Johnstown, Pa., Martinsburg Grace Brethren Church, Martinsburg, Pa., and Community Grace Brethren Church, Everett, Pa. In all, there were a total of 32 people who came to serve and be involved at Urban Hope.Continue reading →

  • New in the CE National Lending Library

    Misfits Welcome: Find Yourself in Jesus and Bring the World Along for the Ride A book by Matthew Barnett Have you found yourself in a jarring era of life? Have your circumstances deviated drastically from your plans? Maybe you’ve felt like a misfit all your life, or maybe you’re still haunted by yesterday’s mistakes. WhateverContinue reading →