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  • March 14, 2017

    Two Heritage Days From CE National

    CE National is privileged to host two Heritage Days this year. Both will feature the theme of, “The Role of the Believer in a Changing Society.” The first one will be on April 6 in Northern Indiana at Das Dutchman Essenhaus. (240 US-20, Middlebury, Indiana) The restaurant is located on Route 20, not too farContinue reading →

  • March 11, 2017

    A Glimpse Into Urban Hope’s Sunday Messages

    Rocky Santiago spoke last month at Urban Hope Community Church in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania. Urban Hope has been posting “Sermon Second” for each morning message. Get a short taste of what the message was like as Rocky explains why we need to see Jesus as Lord! To find out more about Urban Hope visit

  • March 7, 2017

    Operation Barnabas is Still Accepting Applications

    Operation Barnabas is still accepting applications for our 2017 teams! A number of students have already been accepted for this three-week summer ministry tour for high school students, but applications are still being received so it is not too late for qualified applicants to apply. If you know of high school students who want toContinue reading →

  • March 4, 2017

    Clayton King to Speak at Momentum Youth Conference

    Clayton King will be returning as one of the main session speakers at Momentum Youth Conference 2017. Find out more and hear Clayton share about Momentum Youth Conference.

  • March 3, 2017

    A New Semester of Kingdom Kids at Urban Hope is Starting This Sunday!

    The goal of Urban Hope is to reach the family through children and youth. Kingdom Kids is a Sunday afternoon children’s outreach ministry and a door into the homes of hundreds of families in the Urban Hope neighborhood. Children are picked up and brought to a fun, safe, loving environment where biblical truth is taughtContinue reading →

  • February 28, 2017

    Don’t Let Your Students Miss the Bus…

    …and lose the opportunity to apply for Operation Barnabas! Applications are being accepted as long as we still have open spots on our teams! 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 peopleContinue reading →

  • February 27, 2017

    Jeff Bogue to Speak at Momentum Youth Conference

    Dr. Jeff Bogue will be returning as one of the main session speakers at Momentum Youth Conference 2017. Jeff is a pastor whose passion is to help Jesus make sense to everyone. He became a Christ-follower as a junior in college. His passion for ministry comes from his own experience of searching for the mindContinue reading →

  • February 27, 2017

    Millennials and Our Church – Pastorpedia

    Knute Larson, Jeff Bogue, and Jim Brown talk about how to reach millennials in the church during this edition of Pastorpedia.

  • February 24, 2017

    Salt and Light Performs During Urban Hope’s Valentine’s Night

    Salt and Light is a group of kids ages 7-12, who have made commitments to Christ or have shown spiritual sensitivity. During Salt and Light, the kids are creatively challenged with the truth of what it means to be saved by grace, lovingly exhorted to know and grow in Christ through the reading of theContinue reading →

  • February 24, 2017

    KidMin a Success

    Over 60 children’s ministry leaders attended the first KidMin conference at Grace Community Church in Goshen, Indiana, February 23. The event was organized by Jon Rauch, family and discipleship pastor at Grace Community Church. Jon took part in leading the group and Ted Bryant, pastor of family ministry at Granger Community Church in Granger, Indiana,Continue reading →

  • February 21, 2017

    Learn Children’s Ministry from a Handful of Practitioners

    One of the best ways to learn is to put a handful of practitioners together to collaborate and see what happens. Kid Min Leadership Summit is a place for children’s ministry leaders to engage in the greatest challenges and opportunities of ministry. Gather together with other children’s ministry leaders to share best practices, explore innovativeContinue reading →

  • February 20, 2017

    Why Did I Wait Until I was 88 Years Old?

    Ashli Moon is one of several staff members at the Urban Hope Training Center. Here’s a story of how God is using her to reach people in the neighborhood for Christ. Fran (89 years old and the grandmother of my prior boss) and I continue to spend time together almost every Friday. I pick herContinue reading →

  • February 18, 2017

    Graduated High School? You Can Still be Involved in Momentum

    Have you graduated high school? You can be a part of Momentum Youth Conference this summer as a Young Adult Guest or Volunteer! While Momentum is a youth conference for 6th-12th graders, there are a couple options you can elect from to still be involved with how God is moving through Momentum Youth Conference! FindContinue reading →

  • February 17, 2017

    “Impacting the Rising Generation” a Success

    For the 19th consecutive year, The National Institute–the youth ministry major that CE National oversees for Grace College–hosted a Youth Emphasis Week (YEW). During YEW, TNI takes over a week of chapel services on the school campus. YEW this school year was held February 8-10. This year’s theme was “Impacting the Rising Generation.” Special guestsContinue reading →

  • February 15, 2017

    Millennials in the Church – Pastorpedia

    Knute Larson, Jeff Bogue, and Jim Brown talk about how to reach millennials in the church.

  • February 13, 2017

    J. Warner Wallace to Speak at Momentum Youth Conference

    J. Warner Wallace will be a speaker at Momentum Youth Conference 2017. Mr. Wallace is a cold-case homicide detective, popular national speaker and author. He continues to consult on cold-case investigations while serving as an adjunct professor of apologetics at Biola University and as a faculty member at Summit Ministries. J. Warner was a conscientiousContinue reading →

  • February 11, 2017

    Pray for the Staff at the Urban Hope Training Center

    Please pray for staff at the Urban Hope Training Center as they have a renewed focus on visiting those that live on and around their neighborhoods. Pray that the Spirit enables us to “pop-up” at the right time, His time. Pray that God will use these visits to demonstrate Christ’s love to those who doContinue reading →

  • February 10, 2017

    Dr. Bob Lehman Spoke at Wednesday’s Pastorpedia Live

    During the Wednesday, February 8, Pastorpedia Live, Dr. Lehman helped to clarify the underlying dynamics of guilt, provided a greater understanding of the role that the conscience plays, and suggested some effective Bible-based approaches to help believers who struggle with guilt. The next Pastorpedia Live is April 5, with Pastor Jeff Manion. Jeff isContinue reading →

  • February 5, 2017

    Get Off Facebook Dad! — The Culture Translator

    Middle-aged Americans (35 to 49 year olds) are now spending more time on social media (seven hours a week) than their children, with the fastest growing demographic on Facebook being Baby Boomers. I recently asked my daughter’s best friend what she was doing that evening and she responded, “nothing, just going home to watch myContinue reading →

  • February 4, 2017

    Day Away–North of 55 Coming to Grace Church in Ashland, Ohio

    Jeff Bogue, lead pastor at Grace Church in Akron, Ohio, will be the main speaker for the Day Away at Grace Church in Ashland, Ohio, on March 17. The theme for the day is Living Beyond with Pastor Jeff speaking twice. There will also be break-out sessions offered. Grace Church is located at 1144 WestContinue reading →