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  • August 13, 2018

    Operation Barnabas Dates and Locations Announced for 2019!

    Operation Barnabas Summer Ministry Experience

    Operation Barnabas teams will start at two exciting locations next summer. The East Coast OB team will begin June 15, with orientation at Urban Hope Philadelphia. Tour for this team will conclude on July 8, 2019. The West Coast OB team starts at the new Urban Hope Training Los Angeles on June 22 and their tourContinue reading →

  • August 12, 2018

    The Church Worship Service is GOAT – Pastorpedia

    Pastors Knute Larson, Jeff Bogue, and Jim Brown talk about how they plan and prepare for an excellent worship service experience for their church each week. Read, watch, and download…

  • August 11, 2018

    Momentum Speaker Videos and Study Guides Now Available

    Download the Momentum Youth Conference 2018 main session speaker videos. A small group study guide is available for each video. Visit the Momentum website for the download page.

  • August 11, 2018

    The Content of the Retreat was Great! – John Pappas

    John and Stefanie Pappas interact with others at the National Youth Worker Retreat

    John Pappas, assistant pastor of student ministries at Northwest Chapel in Dublin, Ohio, attended the National Youth Worker Retreat last March with his wife, Stefanie. “We felt the content of the retreat was great!” John says. “We got more out of it than we expected with plenty to take home and consider for our ownContinue reading →

  • August 10, 2018

    Life Changing – Grace College Women’s Basketball Team Visits Urban Hope Philadelphia

    Coached by Dan Davis, the Grace College women’s basketball team visited Urban Hope Philadelphia, July 27-August 3. Grace College is an evangelical Christian community of higher education located in Winona Lake, Indiana. Brooke Sugg is a member of the basketball team and here are her thoughts on the trip. “This experience, for me, with UrbanContinue reading →

  • August 7, 2018

    3-fold Communion Resource from Grace Church, Wooster, Ohio

    Pastor Bob Fetterhoff, lead pastor of Grace Church in Wooster, Ohio, filmed 3-fold Communion videos in the Holy Land. These 5-7 minute videos help explain what Jesus was teaching His disciples the night before he died. Each can be downloaded and played during a Communion service or used as a teaching tool for church leaders.Continue reading →

  • August 6, 2018

    OnTrack Devotions – A Great Way To Study the Bible

    Pilgrimage Educational Resources has partnered with CE National to promote OnTrack Devotions. OTD is a daily devotional tool available in quarterly booklet format designed to build the skill and discipline of effective daily Bible study. Each month includes both prayer list and commitment pages designed to add context to personal Bible study and to facilitateContinue reading →

  • August 6, 2018

    Connect with CE National on Facebook, YouTube, and Twitter

    CE National is on Twitter, Facebook, and YouTube. Liking us on Facebook and following us on Twitter and YouTube are more ways to keep up with everything God is doing through CE National.

  • August 5, 2018

    Do You Know What it Means to Live ON MISSION?

    The Studies in Urban Ministries program includes over 4 months of study at the Urban Hope Training Center in Philadelphia. While there, students interested in studying urban ministry receive practical field experience. Ed Lewis, president of CE National and Michel Faulkner, executive vice president of CE National, explain more about the SUM program in thisContinue reading →

  • August 5, 2018

    Ed Short – Ministry Consultant Offered to You by CE National

    Ed Short serves as the primary ministry consultant and coach for CE National. Ed is currently pastoring and has pastored five previous ministries. He is trained in developing strategies for church growth and vitality through the Sonlife Ministry philosophy. Ed has previously served as an advanced trainer for SonLife Ministries. He has seen churches growContinue reading →

  • August 4, 2018

    Marion Housing Authority Thanks Momentum Youth Conference Students

    During ON MISSION outreach, students from Momentum Youth Conference helped Marion Housing Authority (MHA) with building renovations and visiting residents. MHA posted this video on their Facebook page thanking the Momentum students. Watch the Momentum Youth Conference 2018 recap and main session videos. Momentum 2019 will be at Indiana Wesleyan University in Marion, Indiana, JulyContinue reading →

  • August 4, 2018

    Operation Barnabas Early Admission Deadline is November 14

    Operation Barnabas Summer Ministry Experience

    Operation Barnabas is a 3-week traveling ministry-training experience for high school students and young adults. OB provides an intensive opportunity to equip participants to live ON MISSION by: Training in a biblical framework for why we believe what we believe so that we can positively impact a changing culture. Developing positive character qualities of aContinue reading →

  • July 30, 2018

    Michel Faulkner Visits Tim Lansing at Urban Hope LA

    Michel Faulkner, new executive vice president of CE National, recently visited Tim Lansing, director of Urban Hope Training Center in Los Angeles. “It was great to see Tim and hear his vision for Urban Hope LA,” said Michel. “I am so looking forward to seeing this ministry launched so we can provide hope for theContinue reading →

  • July 29, 2018

    National Youth Worker Retreat – Exactly What I Needed

    Jordan Gillette, AXIS youth ministry youth pastor, Grace Community Church in Goshen, Indiana, attended the 2018 National Youth Worker Retreat. “The retreat was exactly what I needed,” wrote Jordan. “I was able to brainstorm with other youth pastors and youth leaders, which led to several ideas that I’m excited to implement. The sessions were helpfulContinue reading →

  • July 28, 2018

    The Worlds Most Spoken Languages – From Statista

    Statista offers daily infographics about trending topics covering Media and Society. When it comes to the world’s ten most spoken languages, numbers tend to vary considerably between sources. According to Ethnologue, Chinese (and all of its varieties such as Mandarin and Wu) is by far the most spoken language across the world with 1.28 billionContinue reading →

  • July 27, 2018

    Olszewski Memorial Scholarship Award Announced

    Each year Operation Barnabas leaders and staff select a person to receive the Olszewski Memorial Scholarship. This person is one who has modeled servanthood through attitude and actions during our summer tour. The award is named after Mr. and Mrs. Walter Olszewski, much beloved and respected volunteers at CE National. For over a decade theyContinue reading →

  • July 26, 2018

    Momentum Youth Conference 2018 – RESOLVED

    Momentum 2018 wrapped up last week. Students from around 100 churches, from California to Florida, traveled to Marion, Indiana, where the conference was held. Momentum was an incredible time of students and leaders being challenged to be RESOLVED, the 2018 theme. Greg Stier spoke for opening session, introducing the theme and sharing in depth aboutContinue reading →

  • July 15, 2018

    Michel Faulkner Visits Operation Barnabas Teams

    Michel Faulkner, the new executive vice president of CE National, visited the SoCal Operation Barnabas team at Grace Community Church of Seal Beach in Seal Beach, California. Timothy Kurtaneck, director of Operation Barnabas and administrative leader of the SoCal team, introduced Michel to Operation Barnabas’ mission, strategy, and purpose.

  • July 15, 2018

    Download Jeff Bogue’s Main Session Video from Momentum Youth Conference – ON MISSION Insights

    Living for Jesus won’t win us any popularity contests, Jeff Bogue warns. But we choose the fool-for-Christ life for a different kind of win: “To advance the kingdom of God and see Him work in a powerful way…” Download Bogue’s message from Momentum Youth Conference and the discussion guide. See the full list of MomentumContinue reading →

  • July 14, 2018

    Watch Momentum Youth Conference Sessions Live From Home

    The Momentum Youth Conference 2018 main sessions will be streamed live. Go to buildmomentum.org/live to watch. The main session schedule is here along with information if you can come for the day.