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  • June 11, 2017

    Good Summer Reading Options from our Friend, Sean McDowell

    CE National is proud of the relationship we have with Sean McDowell, noted teacher and apologist.  This summer, Sean will once again be a main session speaker at the Momentum Youth Conference in July.  Sean will also be a part of the StreetWise ministry training and experience at Urban Hope Training Center in Philadelphia JulyContinue reading →

  • June 11, 2017

    Praise God for the Work He is Doing at Urban Hope

    Praise God for the work that He is doing in the hearts of lay workers, believers, new believers, and soon-to-be-believers. Pray that lay-work (servant leaders, committee members, and youth workers in training) would grow continually deeper in love with God and His Word. Pray too, that they would have vision and wisdom as they seekContinue reading →

  • June 11, 2017

    New in the CE National Lending Library

    Entrusted – A Study of 2 Timothy Beth Moore In this 6 session study, Beth Moore looks at Paul’s final letter in which he called Timothy to fulfill God’s call on his life. God has a plan for you. He is calling you to serve Him and Beth will challenge you to live it out.Continue reading →

  • June 10, 2017

    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 →

  • June 9, 2017

    Dr. Don Sunukjian to Speak at Next Pastorpedia Live

    On Wednesday, June 14, Grace Seminary and CE National will host Dr. Don Sunukjian, professor at Talbot Seminary, La Mirada, California, during the next Pastorpedia Live event at the Russell Center. (See a clip from the last time Dr. Sunukjian spoke during Pastorpedia Live.) Dr. Sunukjian taught preaching for 10 years at Dallas Theological SeminaryContinue reading →

  • June 5, 2017

    New in the CE National Lending Library

    33 The Series Volume 1 A Man and His Design By Authentic Manhood A DVD study based on the Men’s Fraternity Material by Dr. Robert Lewis, 33 The Series challenges men to grow in their Faith. Volume one helps men navigate through our culture by looking at God’s mandates for manhood. This six session studyContinue reading →

  • June 3, 2017

    Pray for Urban Hope This Summer

    Please pray for the staff at Urban Hope as they enter the busy, packed-full-of-opportunity, summer months of ministry. Pray that the team and church family are daily aware of the presence of God, and that they have their eyes focused on Christ and His Kingdom as they live and serve. Pray that they would loveContinue reading →

  • June 3, 2017

    An Update From the CE National Board of Directors

    The CE National Board of Directors met in Warsaw with the AGORA consulting group on Friday, May 19. Friday evening the board had dinner with the CE National office staff in Winona Lake, Indiana. Please see the update letter from CE National Board President, Jon Rauch, for the main decisions of the meetings. A letterContinue reading →

  • June 2, 2017

    Momentum’s Got Talent Deadline Extended

    The deadline to enter Momentum’s Got Talent has been extended to June 10. Momentum’s Got Talent is a program designed to encourage students in junior and senior high school to use their talents and skills to the glory of God. We believe that mankind is created in the image of God (Gen. 2:7) and isContinue reading →

  • May 29, 2017

    Register for Momentum Youth Conference by June 15

    Are you ready to kick-off the summer season? We’re excited to be planning for the best week of summer at Momentum Youth Conference 2017 and we hope you’ll be joining us! Momentum is privileged to host amazing speakers, dynamic worship, in depth tracks, ministry opportunities, fun afternoon options, and much more! Find out more andContinue reading →

  • May 28, 2017

    What’s God Doing Currently Around Urban Hope? SO MUCH!!!

    Ashli Moon is on staff at Urban Hope. Here’s her perspective on what God is doing at Urban Hope. Two weeks ago… two neighbor ladies showed up at the Urban Hope Community Church service. In a follow-up conversation, one said, “I accepted Christ years ago, but since I moved, I wandered from Him. I needContinue reading →

  • May 27, 2017

    See the 2017 Operation Barnabas Itinerary

    On June 18, our 2017 Operation Barnabas students will be gathering in Winona Lake, Indiana, to begin their orientation. Find out where the two teams are going on their tours here.

  • May 26, 2017

    CE National Welcomes a New Staff Member

    CE National is pleased to announce that Noah Hicks is our newest staff member. Originally from Romeo, Michigan, Noah is currently a full time student at Grace College majoring in accounting. Noah’s new role will be serving as the Data Entry specialist for the organization, overseeing receipting of gifts, contributions to ministry teams, and mailContinue reading →

  • May 23, 2017

    Momentum’s Got Talent is Accepting Entries Until June 1

    Online applications and video upload are now available for Momentum’s Got Talent. Visit buildmomentum.org/talent to find out more and upload your entry.

  • May 20, 2017

    Valuable to Me on Two Levels – Pastor Beau Stanley on The Coaching Clinic

    Ed Short, CE National consultant to churches and pastors, will be leading another coaching clinic for pastors and church staff on May 22-24, at the Urban Hope Training Center in Philadelphia, Pa. (210 East Tioga St., Philadelphia, PA) “We have designed The Coaching Clinic to help you see ministry as a team sport,” says EdContinue reading →

  • May 20, 2017

    Faithfulness Award Presented to Gay Stayer

    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! Pastor Ross Dunk, Community Cornerstone Church in Loganville, Pennsylvania, nominated Gay Stayer for a CE National Faithfulness Award. Gay serves as the church secretary without accepting any salary. SheContinue reading →

  • May 18, 2017

    Faithfulness Award Presented to Pastor Larry Smithwick

    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! Larry Smithwick has faithfully served the Lord in the role of senior pastor since 1971 along with his wife, Shari. Larry has pastored in Ripon, California; Anchorage, Alaska; Newberg,Continue reading →

  • May 17, 2017

    How to Handle Finances in the Church – Pastorpedia

    Pastor Knute Larson, Jim Brown, and Jeff Bogue talk about how to handle finances in the church.

  • May 15, 2017

    “Ed Short Tackles the ‘How.'” – Todd McQueen Shares About The Coaching Clinic

    Ed Short, CE National consultant to churches and pastors, will be leading another coaching clinic for pastors and church staff on May 22-24, at the Urban Hope Training Center in Philadelphia, Pa. (210 East Tioga St., Philadelphia, PA) “We have designed The Coaching Clinic to help you see ministry as a team sport,” says EdContinue reading →

  • May 13, 2017

    Momentum Rewind – Videos Plus Group Discussion Guides of Momentum Youth Conference Main Session Speakers

    Momentum Rewind is the opportunity to “rewind” the week for your students who experienced Momentum first-hand and for students who were not able to attend Momentum 2016. Use these engaging, high-level youth group lessons direct from Momentum Youth Conference’s nationally recognized speakers. Dig into the heart of the message with the provided, easy-to-follow discussion guidesContinue reading →