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  • May 20, 2020

    Ideas From Ed Lewis To Share Your Faith

    What If

    Ed Lewis, CE National’s president emeritus, has a passion for sharing Christ with others. Here are ideas that he uses when he talks with people. WHAT IF___ you were to focus on ONE person who is not a believer by stopping at their office or home with a TAKE-OUT sandwich to just talk during lunch? InContinue reading →

  • April 28, 2020

    Engaging Others In A Physical-Distancing World

    Engaging Others in a Physical-distancing World

    Many people are wondering how to engage with others in a time when we are being told to self-isolate and stay at home. So do we pull away from everything and everyone OR do we creatively find ways to continue to Live ON MISSION in our “new” everyday life? Hopefully you answered: find creative waysContinue reading →

  • March 25, 2020

    Eric Miller Named CE National’s Director Of Ministry Operations

    Eric Miller and Jeff Bogue

     Eric Miller, (former youth pastor in Frederick, Maryland) has been named CE National’s director of ministry operations. Eric will manage the ministries of CE National. “I’m excited Eric is joining our team and super excited about what God will continue to do through CE,” said Jeff Bogue, CE National president. “Thanks for your support,Continue reading →

  • March 25, 2020

    Plan For Momentum Youth Conference 2020

    Momentum Youth Conference

    Our staff has been in extensive conversations about plans for Momentum Youth Conference this summer and we are still praying for and anticipating a great week in July at the conference. Barring circumstances outside of our control, we hope you will still plan to be there! Thank you for being flexible with us as weContinue reading →

  • March 13, 2020

    Jeff Bogue, President of CE National, Responds to Coronavirus

    Jeff Bogue, president of CE National, talks about CE National’s response to Coronavirus.  Update We have continued to take appropriate measures regarding our ministry operations and events. As of 4/8/20, both Urban Hope Training Centers are closed. We continue to plan and prepare for Operation Barnabas and Momentum but monitor the situation regularly. “FirstContinue reading →

  • March 11, 2020

    Jump Into The Best Summer Ever!

    It can be scary to do something new, out of your comfort zone, and walk into an unfamiliar situation. This fear is one reason why some students don’t apply for Operation Barnabas. Check out this story from one of our recent Operation Barnabas team members: “Coming into Operation Barnabas, I didn’t know what to expect.Continue reading →

  • March 11, 2020

    The Life Change I’ve Seen At Momentum Youth Conference

    Momentum Youth Conference

    By Erin Fowler, Momentum Coordinator, Marketing, and Design I started working with Momentum Youth Conference when I graduated from college. That first summer I remember listening to a speaker in one of the sessions who addressed broken relationships. Here we are, 10 years later, and while I can’t remember the exact details of what heContinue reading →

  • March 5, 2020

    Operation Barnabas Administrative Leaders Announced

    Operation Barnabas Administrative Leaders Announced

    Operation Barnabas 2020 tour planning is taking place now with a number of interesting and exciting ministry stops already planned for both of our teams. We are also pleased to announce the administrative leaders for each team, both with much experience working with youth and ministry tours! The Mideast OB team, June 13–July 6, willContinue reading →

  • March 4, 2020

    Tony Livigni To Speak At Momentum Youth Conference

    Tony Livigni to speak at Momentum Youth Conference

    CE National is excited to announce that Tony Livigni will be one of the main session speakers at Momentum Youth Conference. Tony Livigni is the campus pastor of the Medina East Campus of Grace Church in Medina, Ohio. He has served at Grace Church for 14 years, serving in college and young adult ministry forContinue reading →

  • February 29, 2020

    Spreading Joy Through Operation Barnabas

    Operation Barnabas Summer Ministry Experience

    On Operation Barnabas, team members have multiple opportunities to spread joy through serving churches and communities while showing the love of Jesus.  “I love seeing the joy on kid’s faces during our programs,” said one team member at the end of his time on OB.  “It gives me as much happiness as it gives them!”Continue reading →

  • February 28, 2020

    The Local Church And Momentum Youth Conference

    Momentum Youth Conference

    CE National’s Momentum Youth Conference believes in the local church and its impact in the lives of students! It’s our desire to build into the local youth program as much as possible because that’s where ongoing relationships will help keep students on track once returning home from Momentum. Each night after session we schedule “youthContinue reading →

  • February 27, 2020

    Open House At Urban Hope Los Angeles

    Open House At Urban Hope Los Angeles

    Are you a ministry leader? Maybe a pastor, youth pastor, youth worker, or missions leader in your church? Are you looking to see your students/adults impassioned about impacting their unchurched friends? Then the Urban Hope LA Training Center is for you. We want to give you, as a ministry leader, a taste of what theContinue reading →

  • February 19, 2020

    Travel, Serve, Learn, Grow on an Operation Barnabas Summer Ministry Experience

    Operation Barnabas Summer Ministry Experience

    Traveling, serving, learning, and growing sounds like a great way for high school students to spend three weeks this summer. Who do you know that could benefit from experiencing all this and more as a part of Operation Barnabas 2020? While our OB 2020 rosters are filling up, there are still open spots on bothContinue reading →

  • February 14, 2020

    Summer is Coming…

    Operation Barnabas Summer Ministry Experience

    It seems like summer is a long way off, but we know how quickly time goes and summer will be here before we know it. So, now is the time for high school students to be thinking about those warmer days and Operation Barnabas may be a perfect part of those summer plans! While ourContinue reading →

  • February 13, 2020

    Learn How to Share Your Faith at Urban Hope Los Angeles

    Urban Hope Los Angeles

    Ever struggle with how to bring up God with your neighbors or co-workers? Or maybe you just want to be more intentional with the relationships God has placed around you! As our nation and world become more post-Christian, we, as followers of Jesus, need to help our family, friends, neighbors, and co-workers hear, see, taste,Continue reading →

  • January 30, 2020

    An Action-packed and Meaningful Way to Spend Several Weeks of Your Summer!

    Operation Barnabas Summer Ministry Experience

    These quotes are from high school students who all experienced the life-changing ministry of Operation Barnabas. OB gave them three weeks of training, traveling the country, experiencing God in a fresh way, and growing in their walk with Christ. They also met the needs of the overlooked, built relationships through discipleship, and learned how toContinue reading →

  • January 29, 2020

    Momentum Youth Conference Registration Opens This Saturday

    Momentum Youth Conference Registration Opens February 1, 2020

    This experience can change a life. Don’t miss out on the incredible week of Momentum! Register and pay your $75 deposit between February 1 and March 31 (and balance by June 15) for the best rate for the #bestweekofsummer. Visit to find out more.

  • December 5, 2019

    Thank You for Helping Urban Hope Philadelphia

    Getting meals ready to distribute

    CE National and Urban Hope Philadelphia are especially grateful for the people who gave to support this year’s Urban Hope Thanksgiving meal outreach. Gifts given in honor of individuals were: Harry and Peggy Longenecker honored Lee and Melissa Seese and Kevin and Shelly Longenecker Mark Saunders honored Bobbie Saunders Don and Connie Gregory honored SamContinue reading →

  • November 28, 2019

    300 Families Helped at Urban Hope Philadelphia

    Getting meals ready to distribute

    Special thanks to everyone who contributed to the Urban Hope Thanksgiving outreach. Thanks to generous donations 300 meals were distributed to families in the Kensington area of Urban Hope.

  • November 27, 2019

    Auburn Grace Community Church Helps Urban Hope Los Angeles

    Auburn Grace Community Church Helps Urban Hope Los Angeles

    See more pictures on the CE National Facebook page. Urban Hope Los Angeles is grateful to have a partnership with Auburn Grace Community Church in Auburn, California. Earlier this year the church sent their middle school students down from Northern California to join UHLA for a week of evangelism training and ministry opportunities. Last weekendContinue reading →