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  • January 10, 2018

    National Youth Worker Retreat March 19-22, 2018

    Come to El Caribe Resort in Daytona, Florida, March 19-22 and enjoy this ministry building time with your peers. Retreat training includes: Building relationships with other youth workers Counseling youth and families on issues of today’s society Setting goals and plans in your youth program Building relationships with youth Methods for reaching into public schoolsContinue reading →

  • January 10, 2018

    REWIND Brad Deetscreek from Momentum Youth Conference

    We have all been there. In the classroom, on the bus, in the halls, or just hanging out we have seen the effects of digital “tough” guys (or girls). We know this issue is real. We hear terrible stories and maybe even have lived some. How does the Christ follower make a difference in thisContinue reading →

  • January 9, 2018

    Search the CE National Library from the Warmth of Your Living Room

    All of the titles in CE National’s library are available for you to search from any device. Just go to and use the ‘Search’ box in the upper left corner. Then either stop by our office (1003 Presidential Drive, Winona Lake, Indiana) and pick up what you found or contact Amanda at orContinue reading →

  • January 8, 2018

    One Hour One Book – From Dr. Randy Smith

    Dr. Randy Smith has been a long-time ministry partner with CE National. “One Hour. One Book” is a terrific resource for church leaders and entire churches to learn about the Scriptures from a great teacher of the Word! In just 60 minutes, Randy gives an impressive overview of one book of the Bible. Visit 1hour1book.comContinue reading →

  • January 8, 2018

    Clayton King to Speak at Momentum Youth Conference 2018

    Clayton King will be returning as one of the main session speakers at Momentum Youth Conference 2018. Born in 1972, Clayton was put up for adoption by his 15-year-old mother and was adopted by a loving family in upstate South Carolina. Clayton sensed a call to ministry at the age of 14 and began speakingContinue reading →

  • January 7, 2018

    It’s Not Too Late for High School Students to Apply for Operation Barnabas 2018!

    Interest in OB’s California tour is strong. All open team spots will be filled after the final application deadline of Tuesday, January 23! Operation Barnabas is for 10th – 12th grade students who want to: Experience God in a fresh way & grow in their walk with Christ Learn how to talk with people aboutContinue reading →

  • January 6, 2018

    Will You Pray for CE National in 2018?

    This Church Effectiveness ministry is dependent upon the prayer of its ministry partners. God works when His people pray! Are you a part of the CE National Prayer Team? If so, thank you for standing in the gap! If not, would you please join us today? We need you! We are in need of: PrayerContinue reading →

  • January 5, 2018

    The Cold Has Hit the Urban Hope Neighborhood…

    The cold has hit the Urban Hope neighborhood just as it has hit much of the country. Please pray for: single moms as they figure out childcare when their kids have snow days. traveling safety for all. the elderly who depend on public transportation and are more prone to slip and fall in freezing whether.Continue reading →

  • December 27, 2017

    REWIND Randy Smith Power Track – Momentum 2017

    Five people get in a van. Each feels they know the way to their destination. Only one has a map by the makers of the road system. Which would you follow? This Power Track will help you explore how relevant the Bible is to making daily decisions. Download Randy Smith’s Momentum 2017 Power Track videoContinue reading →

  • December 26, 2017

    Greg Stier to Speak at Momentum Youth Conference 2018

    Greg Stier

    Greg Stier will be one of the main session speakers at Momentum Youth Conference 2018. In 1991, Greg founded Dare 2 Share Ministries with one mission: to equip teenagers to relationally and relentlessly share the gospel of Christ with their generation. Through amazing, true-life stories and humor, Greg’s style of teaching the Good News hasContinue reading →

  • December 25, 2017

    The Greatest Miracle!

    “Today in the town of David a Savior has been born to you; he is the Messiah, the Lord.” Luke 2:11 “For to us a child is born, to us a son is given, and the government will be on his shoulders. And he will be called Wonderful Counselor, Mighty God, Everlasting Father, Prince ofContinue reading →

  • December 23, 2017

    Please Pray for the Urban Hope Christmas Eve Celebration

    Please join Urban Hope in praying for their Christmas Eve Service. Pray that the Urban Hope Community Church family would be led by the Spirit as they invite family, friends and neighbors to the service. Pray that the hearts of unbelievers would be ready to hear and respond to truth. Pray for the time ofContinue reading →

  • December 19, 2017

    REWIND Randy Smith Power Track – Momentum 2017

    Did God create evil? If not, where did it come from? If God is all-powerful, why doesn’t He shut evil down? If He is good, why doesn’t God stop suffering and put an end to the troubles of our world? Download Randy Smith’s Momentum 2017 Power Track video and discussion guide to use in yourContinue reading →

  • December 18, 2017

    How You Can Pray for the Ministry of Urban Hope

    Here’s how you can be praying for the ministry of the Urban Hope Training Center in Philadelphia. Pray for young/new believers to grow in their knowledge of God’s love and His will. Pray that the church family will long for more of God and His Word, and that they would be diligent in getting toContinue reading →

  • December 17, 2017

    Louie Giglio to Speak at Momentum Youth Conference

    Louie Giglio to speak at Momentum Youth Conference 2018

    CE National is pleased to announce that Louie Giglio will be one of the main session speakers at Momentum Youth Conference 2018. “What a privilege it is to have Louie with Momentum this coming summer! He is passionate about worship and challenging young adults to be sold out to Jesus,” says Ed Lewis, president ofContinue reading →

  • December 16, 2017

    Please Do Not Yawn! – Preparing for the Future of Your Church

    Pastorpedia Planning for the future of your church

    Pastors Knute Larson, Jim Brown, and Jeff Bogue talk about preparing for the future of your church. Read, watch, and download… Sometimes pastors yawn when others start talking about the future. “I go a day at a time,” one pastor said to me. “Do not make me think five years from now.” Some consider visionContinue reading →

  • December 16, 2017

    InWord Christmas Bible Tools 2017

    InWord Resources has put together a collection of tools for youth leaders to help students reflectively engage the Bible and increase personal appreciation of the Christmas season. Use these resources as you move through the Christmas season as your programming will allow: small-group setting, devotional moment, social media sharing, etc.

  • December 15, 2017

    Please Do Not Yawn! – Preparing for the Future of Your Church

    Pastors Knute Larson, Jim Brown, and Jeff Bogue talk about how a pastor can help prepare his church for the future.

  • December 15, 2017

    Randall Zerwas Makes the Ultimate Comeback

    Momentum Youth Conference and CE National are sad to hear of the passing of Randall Zerwas, son of Gulfview Grace Brethren Church youth leader, Dustin Zerwas from Port Richey, Florida. Few people show the kind of spiritual maturity that young Randall Zerwas displayed. While facing a difficult bout with cancer, Randall was one who wasContinue reading →

  • December 12, 2017

    REWIND Nate Bosch and Don DeYoung – Creationism

    Does biblical creation make sense today? Scripture and science both say “Yes!” The recent supernatural creation viewpoint is a refreshing alternative to natural science alone. In this Power Track Don DeYoung, chairman of the department of physical science at Grace College and Nate Bosch, associate professor, environmental science at Grace College, will provide five reasonsContinue reading →