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  • November 3, 2017

    The Best Weekend of the Year – OB Ministry Reunion

    Last weekend, 33 Operation Barnabas participants from the summer of 2017 gathered for a reunion weekend at the Urban Hope Training Center in Philadelphia. It was an incredible time to reconnect and do some significant ministry. The group was challenged with Bible lessons, fed the homeless, and prayed with people all over the city, asContinue reading →

  • October 28, 2017

    New in the CE National Library- Hurricanes For God

    Hurricanes For God: Impacting Our World! A book by Ron Thompson A biblical look at evangelism. To find out more about Hurricanes For God and other titles, visit

  • October 27, 2017

    Pastorpedia Audio is Now on Itunes

    Take Pastorpedia audio with you on your portable device. All issues of Pastorpedia are now available for free on Itunes. Search “Pastorpedia” in your iTunes app or visit the Itunes link here to listen and subscribe.

  • October 26, 2017

    Who I Am by Kevin De Jesus

    In this spoken word, Kevin De Jesus shares how Jesus changed his life!  With the audio/visual work being done by Kaseem Dennison, these two young men from Urban Hope speak truth in a contemporary method.  Watch and enjoy!

  • October 26, 2017

    REWIND J. Warner Wallace from Momentum Youth Conference

    J. Warner Wallace looked at dead people for a living. He was a cold case detective who showed no interest in God. But applying his cold case logic to the Christian faith, he discovered something remarkable: our beliefs are reasonable. Rewind his Momentum Youth Conference 2017 talk and come back to the empty tomb asContinue reading →

  • October 25, 2017

    New in the CE National Library- The Last Prophet

    The Last Prophet, a book by J.E. Spelman It is the year 1000 of the Kingdom Era – a millennium since Jesus Christ won the great battle of Armageddon and ushered in an age of worldwide peace and prosperity. Fifteen-year-old Erik Masterson is smart, popular, and a talented musician. Erik’s happy life is shattered whenContinue reading →

  • October 24, 2017

    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 →

  • October 24, 2017

    Light the Night at Urban Hope – October 28th

    Please be praying for Light the Night on Oct 28th. Urban Hope Community Church will join with another local church, Lighthouse Family Center, to share the hope of Christ through games, candy, drama, puppet shows, and more. Pray that the neighbors will see the love that believers share with one another and be attracted toContinue reading →

  • October 22, 2017

    Rewind Sean McDowell at Momentum Youth Conference

    When Sean McDowell put on his “Atheist Glasses” to role-play a conversation with an atheist, students at Momentum Youth Conference took shots at his beliefs. But Sean shot back as he addressed questions of human origins, ethics, evil, and the nature of God. Rewind his gripping presentation to grow your confidence and learn a betterContinue reading →

  • October 21, 2017

    Operation Barnabas Summer Ministry Teams – A One-of-a-kind Experience…

    “Operation Barnabas provided a one-of- a-kind experience that the Lord used to shape me in ways that I never would have imagined.” The type of training that students receive on an Operation Barnabas tour is designed to have long-lasting impact, not just on tour but when the team members return home. Recently, Timothy Kurtaneck, DirectorContinue reading →

  • October 20, 2017

    Ed Lewis’ Assistant, Lois Maxson, Retires After 21 Years

    After 21 years at CE National working as Ed Lewis’ assistant, Lois Maxson has retired. The CE National staff took Lois to lunch on her last day, October 18. Ed Lewis says he feels like he is “cutting off his right arm” to lose Lois. Ed will feel the impact of not having her availableContinue reading →

  • October 19, 2017

    Prayer Partners Needed for CE National!

    Prayer Partners needed for CE National

    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! Read more…

  • October 19, 2017

    The Question is How We Communicate, not if We Communicate! – Pastorpedia

    Pastors Knute Larson, Jim Brown, and Jeff Bogue talk about how a church can better communicate to it’s people.

  • October 18, 2017

    REWIND Jim Brown from Momentum Youth Conference 2017

    Pastor Jim Brown (Lead Pastor of Grace Community Church in Goshen, Indiana) challenged students at Momentum Youth Conference 2017 to come clean and quit carrying around their skeletons. Jim said, “We tend to remember what we should forget and forget what we should remember. Sin haunts us.” Rewind his powerful talk and hear how aContinue reading →

  • October 17, 2017

    Operation Barnabas – Taking it to the Beach

    Next summer, Operation Barnabas, a ministry-training team for high school students, will be traveling and serving in California, June 23 – July 16. Planned destinations and ministry locations include Sea World, downtown LA, the beach, Skid Row, Hollywood, and Downtown Disney. Download an OB informational sheet that can be duplicated and distributed to students youContinue reading →

  • October 16, 2017

    Today ON MISSION – Reports from Momentum Youth Conference Outreach

    During Momentum Youth Conference all students get to participate in outreach into the community. Watch a video of reports from students talking about how lives were changed as a result. The 2018 Momentum website is now live. Visit often to get the latest information.

  • October 15, 2017

    Pastorpedia Live With Knute Larson – Leading Through Change

    Pastor Knute Larson will lead the next Pastorpedia Live discussing the topic of how to make changes in a church. The event takes place November 8 at CE National’s Russell Center. Doors open at 9:30 am with the program running from 10-3 pm. Cost is $33. Students are $16. The third person from a churchContinue reading →

  • October 13, 2017

    The Votes Are In!

    The winner of our poll for the next Andy Stanley resource we purchase is Judgment Call. Thanks to everyone who voted. The DVD study will be ordered soon and we’ll include a notice in CE News when it’s ready. In the meantime, visit for other great titles to help your ministry.

  • October 10, 2017

    REWIND Jeremiah Kleylein – Answers to Questions You’re Not Asking (For Guys)

    Guys, do you have questions but you’re not sure who to ask? This Power Track will look into God’s Word to see what He has to say on all the big questions guys are asking. Free discussion guide available. Download both for your youth group.

  • October 10, 2017

    Praising God at Urban Hope

    Praising God for seeds that are being planted and the harvest that is being gathered at the Urban Hope Training Center in Philadelphia. Please pray with us… for new believers. that their hearts would be good fertile soil that produces much fruit. that their roots would grow deep into the Word of God. that theyContinue reading →