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  • February 3, 2019

    Jordan Howerton is Excited to be at The National Youth Worker Retreat

    Jordan Howerton is excited to be at the National Youth Worker Retreat

    Jordan Howerton, Momentum Youth Conference worship leader, will return to the National Youth Worker Retreat. Jordan will lead worship and enjoy being with the youth workers who attend. The retreat will be held March 18-21, 2019, at El Caribe Resort in Daytona Beach, Florida. Visit to find out more and register. Related articles Here’sContinue reading →

  • February 2, 2019

    Help Urban Hope LA With Immediate Needs

    Urban Hope Los Angeles

    The new Urban Hope LA Training Center has some immediate needs. We invite you to consider supporting the new training center by purchasing items off this Amazon registry. If you have any questions, please contact Please note the items that are of highest need. Thank you for your support!

  • February 1, 2019

    The Dedication of Urban Hope Los Angeles

    Praying over the Lansings and dedicating Urban Hope LA

    Sunday January 27th was an exciting day for CE National and the Charis Fellowship. The open house and dedication for the new Urban Hope Training Center in Los Angeles took place at the Norwalk Grace Brethren Church, where the training center will find its home.  See pictures on the CE National Facebook page. Over 150Continue reading →

  • January 29, 2019

    Immerse Yourself in Urban Ministry

    Immerse Yourself in Urban Ministry

    Urban Hope Training Centers offer opportunities for believers of all ages to be trained in evangelism and urban ministry. Our passion is for individuals and churches to catch a vision for living ON MISSION so they not only impact the training center neighborhood, but their home communities as well. Watch a video above featuring UrbanContinue reading →

  • January 28, 2019

    Honor Someone in Your Church

    Honor Someone in Your Church

    Each year, CE National provides an opportunity to encourage and honor faithful servants in ministry. The CE National Faithfulness Award is an opportunity to nominate those within your church family deserving of honor. Are there names that come immediately to mind?  Maybe the faithful staff member, the long-serving Sunday School teacher, those who have undertakenContinue reading →

  • January 27, 2019

    A Student Perspective of an Operation Barnabas Summer Ministry Experience!

    Operation Barnabas Summer Ministry Experience

    One of the best ways to find out about Operation Barnabas and what being a part of an OB team is like is to ask one of our alumni. Alyssa and Raegan, two of our 2018 Operation Barnabas So Cal team members, recently began a blog, hoping to share about their experience last summer onContinue reading →

  • January 26, 2019

    Youth Emphasis Week a Success

    The National Institute Youth Emphasis Week

    For 22 years, The National Institute, the youth ministry program of Grace College that is overseen by CE National, produces the chapels for the school during Youth Emphasis Week while stressing the importance of ministering to the next generation. This year TNI students were involved in reading scripture, sharing the values of the program, andContinue reading →

  • January 22, 2019

    It May Be Winter, But Summer is Coming!

    Operation Barnabas Summer Ministry Experience

    With winter weather in full force, now is the perfect time to be thinking about the warmer days of summer and how to spend them! One great way for high school students and young adults to spend three weeks of their summer is to serve on Operation Barnabas. And even though the cold weather makesContinue reading →

  • January 21, 2019

    The City is Your Classroom: Studies in Urban Ministries Program

    CE National is partnering with Christian colleges and universities to present a four-month, inter-cultural, field-experience internship based at Urban Hope Training Center in Philadelphia. Real world, every day ministry becomes your classroom as you journey to various cities throughout the northeast region. To find out more visit

  • January 19, 2019

    Momentum’s Got Talent Student Expands Her Ministry Through Music

    Momentum's Got Talent Student Expands Her Ministry Through Music

    Why is the week at Momentum Youth Conference so valuable in the lives of students? There are many answers to that question! But one of them is this: there is a large variety of opportunities to help students connect with God, develop patterns that assist them in growing in Him, and serving others in theContinue reading →

  • January 19, 2019

    Get Help With the Rapidly Changing Landscape of Youth Ministry

    The landscape of youth ministry is changing so rapidly that it’s hard to keep up. Steve Kozak, CE National’s vice president of youth ministry, talks about how The National Youth Worker Retreat can help. The National Youth Worker Retreat is your chance to spend time with experts in youth ministry. Jordan Howerton will lead worship.Continue reading →

  • January 16, 2019

    Register Now for Heritage Day 2019

    Dr. Walt Mueller will be the guest speaker at CE National's Heritage Day

    The featured guest speaker will be Dr. Walt Mueller, founder and president of the Center for Parent/Youth Understanding. Also on the schedule is a special performance by Piercing Word and worship led by Diane Susek. Heritage Day is April 26, 2019, at Shady Maple Smörgåsbord, in East Early Pennsylvania. Find out more and register atContinue reading →

  • January 16, 2019

    CE National Partner Survives Emergency Plane Landing and Shares His Faith in the Process

    Craig Groff

    Craig Groff is a servant. He is willing to go out of his way to help and serve others in the name of Jesus. Craig and his family have been long-time friends to the ministry of CE National. They have helped with Operation Barnabas and Urban Hope Training Center buses for the ministry. In DecemberContinue reading →

  • January 14, 2019

    Get Help With Your Children’s Ministry from

    Get Help With Your Children's Ministry from

    Ryan Frank is a 20-year veteran of children’s ministry and has a lot of resources available on his website, Ryan also does online mentoring and training. “KidzMatter is the go-to resource for children’s ministry leaders, whether you are brand new or you’ve been at it for years. The world of children’s ministry is changing.Continue reading →

  • January 13, 2019

    Natalee Cross: New Momentum Youth Conference Intern

    Natalee Cross Momentum Youth Conference Intern

    Momentum Youth Conference is excited to welcome our new intern for Momentum 2019. Natalee Cross has just joined our staff this week to help assist in many avenues of making the conference successful. Her job responsibilities include helping with plans for ministry outreach, office tasks, housing plans, marketing, and more! Natalee has been a greatContinue reading →

  • January 12, 2019

    Administrative Leaders Announced for Operation Barnabas 2019!

    Cody Ray Operation Barnabas Summer Ministry Experience Leader

    Operation Barnabas 2019 tour planning is taking place now with a number of interesting and exciting ministry stops already planned for two different tours on two different coasts! We are also pleased to announce the administrative leaders for each team, both with much experience working with youth and ministry tours! The East Coast OB team,Continue reading →

  • January 9, 2019

    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! We are in need of: PrayerContinue reading →

  • January 8, 2019

    Galatians: Discovering Freedom in Christ Through Daily Practice

    A Women’s Bible Study by Sue Edwards & Jodie Niznik Grace is perhaps the most misunderstood doctrine of the Christian faith. If we truly grasped its truth, we’d be set free to live in the power of the Holy Spirit and to live out Christ’s law of love with overwhelming joy. We’d be unstoppable! JoinContinue reading →

  • January 6, 2019

    Creativity and Freshness in Preaching: The Next Pastorpedia Live

    Drs. Rock LaGioia and Kip Cone will be talking about creativity and freshness in preaching. February 6, 2019. The event starts at 10 am and ends at 3 pm. For many preachers, the prospect of creativity and freshness in the pulpit both excites and intimidates. These valuable qualities are often met with concerns over aContinue reading →

  • January 5, 2019

    Best Summer I Ever Had During My High School Years!!

    Operation Barnabas Summer Ministry Experience

    “Best Summer I Ever Had During My High School Years!!” This comment about Operation Barnabas was recently posted on the OB Facebook page by one of our alums. We often hear these kinds of testimonials from those who have experienced a tour on Operation Barnabas, and OB 2019 will be just as exciting! Our EastContinue reading →