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  • July 20, 2014

    New Lawn Mower For Casa Monte Plata, Dominican Republic

    Logan Conley led CE National’s TIME (Training in Ministry Experience) team of ten students and adults to the Dominican Republic from December 28 through January 5. While in the DR, the team served through Kids Alive International. The group raised extra funds to leave with Kids Alive International. James and Rebekah Holt sent this emailContinue reading →

  • July 19, 2014

    Grace Brethren Church from Wooster, Ohio, Helps With Urban Hope Daycamp

    A team of 48 people came to Urban Hope from the Wooster (Ohio) Grace Brethren Church. The group helped with the second week of day camps. The camp had 230 kids most every day during the week. Here are a few written testimonies: Hannah says, “God really showed me this week that I need toContinue reading →

  • July 19, 2014

    14 People Baptized From Urban Hope

    On Sunday, July 13, people from Urban Hope Community Church traveled to Wildwood, New Jersey, to baptize in the ocean those wanting to proclaim their faith in Christ. Be praying for the 14 people who were baptized… Josh, Kim, Paige, Brian, Nadya, Joselyn, Carolyn, Jessica, Robert, Beth, Shalia, Chasily, Carmen, and Maria. Please also prayContinue reading →

  • July 18, 2014

    Watch Momentum 2014 Sessions Live Over The Internet

    The Momentum 2014 main sessions will be shown live over the Internet. For updates and pictures throughout the week of Momentum, like the Momentum Facebook page, follow Momentum on Twitter, and follow the CE National YouTube and Google Plus pages. There’s still a place for you at Momentum. Visit buildmomentum.org/register to join in the fun.Continue reading →

  • July 18, 2014

    Please Pray For Momentum 2014

    Pray for… Safety for groups as they travel to Wheaton, Illinois. That God would be preparing students’ hearts for a week of deeply experiencing Him. That God would be preparing homes for when students return after conference. Lasting effect: that the “momentum” wouldn’t stop after leaving conference. Pray for youth pastors as they shepherd studentsContinue reading →

  • July 17, 2014

    Operation Barnabas Tours Coming to a Close

    Florida Team We Can Harley Believe We’re At The “Biker Church” The evening was full with VBS programing. Our students led the beginning skit and followed up with a quick program…     Northeast Team Ministry-palooza What an encouraging day of ministry! When we woke up the team…     OB International Living through theContinue reading →

  • July 17, 2014

    First Urban Hope Ministry Trip to Washington D.C.

    Eight students and three leaders from Urban Hope are in Washington D.C. doing outreach and more on their first ministry trip.

  • July 17, 2014

    Please Pray for Fellowshift Conference

    The Fellowship of Grace Brethren Church’s annual conference starts Thursday night. Please be praying as attendees gather in Washington D.C. CE National staff members, Ed Lewis, Ed Short, Jason Holt, Timothy Kurtaneck, Sarah Knepper, and Mark Artrip, will be participating in the Fellowship of Grace Brethren Churches 20/20 Fellowship conference this week.  Highlights for theContinue reading →

  • July 17, 2014

    Announcing – CE National Partners with Grace College on Studies in Urban Ministries Major

    CE National has joined with Grace College to train college students in urban ministry. The new major prepares students for effective ministry in an urbanized world. The majority of the world now lives in the city and there is an increasing need for workers to be trained to effectively lead ministries and social agencies inContinue reading →

  • July 17, 2014

    Principles and Guidelines for a Multigenerational Church – The Next Super Wednesday

    Dr. Gordon  MacDonald (pictured), chancellor of Denver Seminary and editor-at-large of Leadership Journal, will be the guest speaker at the September 24 Super Wednesday.  “Wow!! What a privilege to have such a noted pastor and author lead the seminar!!” says Ed Lewis, executive director of CE National. Dr. Rock LaGioia, associate professor of pastoral studiesContinue reading →

  • July 16, 2014

    Ed Short Leads Seminar for Ohio Churches

    The North Central Ohio District had a great time as Ed Short challenged our pastors on the topic of equipping.  Grace Fellowship in Pickerington, Ohio, hosted the ministerium. Ed challenged our pastors to think about how we can better coach the people in our church to do the work of the ministry.  He asked ifContinue reading →

  • July 15, 2014

    What the Lead or Solo Pastor Must Lead!

    These we must not assign to anyone else-at least we think so, and we mean in any size church. Under 100 or over 10,000! We think these four or five areas are the priorities we must carry on our own backs. And while the three of us will not have the same lists, we hope,Continue reading →

  • July 14, 2014

    Two CE National Celebrations This Summer

    There are two CE Celebrations this summer and you are invited! The first is the CE National luncheon at the Fellowship of Grace Brethren Churches “Fellowshift” conference in Washington DC, July 18. Tickets are needed for this event and are available through fellowshift.org. The second is the CE National Corporation Meeting which will be heldContinue reading →

  • July 14, 2014

    City Life Summer Ministry Team Has Concluded

    The 2014 City Life students have completed their two-week tour. They’ve experienced ministry in major metropolitan areas of California and are taking that training home with them. City Life is designed to assist high school students to live a life that is ON MISSION for God. City Life Goal: To train high school students inContinue reading →

  • July 13, 2014

    CE National Sponsored Workshops At Fellowshift Conference

    Coaching: The Key to Effective Ministry Within Your Church Led by Ed Short – Saturday, July 19, 11:15 am – during FellowShift conference in Washington D.C. Every great NFL team has an excellent coaching staff. The coach not only calls the plays, but continually invests time in training and encouraging the players to run theContinue reading →

  • July 13, 2014

    Momentum Schedule, Map, and Packing List

    It’s only 11 days until the start of Momentum 2014. Want to know the schedule, packing list, and see a map of the Wheaton campus? Visitbuildmomentum.org and look under “2014 Details.” We’re excited to have over 2,000 students and adults attending Momentum 2014. Please be praying for hearts to be changed during the week.

  • July 12, 2014

    Visiting Teams Help at Urban Hope

    Watch Kate’s testimony and more on the Urban Hope Facebook page. Urban Hope has appreciated the many visiting teams that have come to help over the summer. Here are testimonies from a few team members. Read testimonies from team members: Anna from Akron, Ohio says, “I came into this week thinking that I’ve done this before,Continue reading →

  • July 11, 2014

    Keep Up With Operation Barnabas and OB International

    OBI OBI- July 10- Learning the Art of Plastering In a land far, far away (the Philippines), a group of energetic and God-loving teenagers/young adults got up at 7:00 and had breakfast…   OB Florida Team Florida – July 10 Camp-aigning For Christ Today was chock-full of programs – two at the church and oneContinue reading →

  • July 11, 2014

    Two CE National Celebrations This Summer

    There are two CE Celebrations this summer and you are invited! The first is the CE National luncheon at the Fellowship of Grace Brethren Churches “Fellowshift” conference in Washington DC, July 18. Tickets are needed for this event and are available through fellowshift.org. The second is the CE National Corporation Meeting which will be heldContinue reading →

  • July 10, 2014

    CE National Sponsored Workshops At Fellowshift Conference

    Coaching: The Key to Effective Ministry Within Your Church Led by Ed Short – Saturday, July 19, 11:15 am – during FellowShift conference in Washington D.C. Every great NFL team has an excellent coaching staff. The coach not only calls the plays, but continually invests time in training and encouraging the players to run theContinue reading →