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  • June 20, 2014

    The Operation Barnabas Teams Have Been Announced

    Operation Barnabas 2014 orientation is well underway. Yesterday the students were told on which team they will serve during the summer. To read about how the students were told, see pictures, and sign up for regular email updates, visit tours.operationbarnabas.net/2014.

  • June 18, 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 →

  • June 17, 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 →

  • June 16, 2014

    Receiving New People Into the Church – Pastorpedia

    A simple way to critique a church: Do new people come? How are they received? How are they assimilated to the family? Each area needs honest answers and wise strategy. For sure! This month we address these questions, knowing the issue of relationships of our people with the unchurched is most important and central. Relationship,Continue reading →

  • June 15, 2014

    OnTrack Devotions are a Valuable Tool

    Pilgrimage Educational Resources has partnered with CE National to promote OnTrack Devotions. OTD is a daily devotional tool available in monthly booklet format designed to build the skill and discipline of effective daily Bible Study. Each month includes both prayer list and commitment pages designed to add context to personal Bible study and to facilitateContinue reading →

  • June 14, 2014

    Urban Hope Couple Weds

    Login Conley and Jessica Holt (pictured) were married in Hughesville, Maryland, June 7.  During the ceremony Logan shared his testimony and even gave a chance for guests to respond to the gospel. Jessica’s Father, Bill Holt, and brother Jason, led the ceremony. Jessica’s father also had the privilege of pronouncing the couple husband and wifeContinue reading →

  • June 13, 2014

    Register For Momentum By June 15 and Save

    Claim your spot for a great week at Momentum 2014 before June 15 and save! We’re headed to Wheaton College outside of Chicago, July 22-27, 2014, and we want you there with us. Visit buildmomentum.org/register to register and pay the balance in full by June 15 before the price goes up $50. Momentum 2014 focusesContinue reading →

  • June 13, 2014

    Operation Barnabas Student Orientation Starts Next Week

    Operation Barnabas 2014 has begun! Leaders began meeting on Wednesday morning at York Christian Church in Pennsylvania in preparation for the 66 OB students arriving in Waldorf, Maryland, on Monday for the week of orientation, training, and preparation. Here are important links to keep up with the Operation Barnabas teams. Tour blogs (This includes OBI)Continue reading →

  • June 12, 2014

    Orlando and Angie Tell Their Urban Hope Story

    God is changing lives through the ministry of Urban Hope. In this video Orlando and Angie, faithful shepherds at Urban Hope who have been believers just over two years, tell the wonderful story of how their lives have been transformed.

  • June 11, 2014

    Some Things to Keep In Mind when Working with Teenagers – Dan Cosentino

    This past Sunday I had the opportunity to preach concerning the importance of reaching the next generation for the Lord. In doing local surveys in the area, on average, only 10% of teenagers go to church on a Sunday morning! We as a church must do something about this! No matter how old or grayContinue reading →

  • June 10, 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 will be at the Fellowship of Grace Brethren Churches “Fellowshift” conference in Washington DC, July 18. Tickets are needed for this event and are available throughfellowshift.org. The second is the CE National Corporation Meeting which will beContinue reading →

  • June 9, 2014

    New Books in the CE National Lending Library

    Crash the Chatterbox by Steven Furtick In Crash the Chatterbox, Pastor Steven Furtick focuses on four key areas that are most debilitating: insecurity, fear, condemnation, and discouragement. He asks, “What great deeds are in danger of remaining undone in your life because of lies that were planted in your past or fears that are loomingContinue reading →

  • June 8, 2014

    There’s Still Time to Register for Momentum 2014

    Claim your spot for a great week at Momentum 2014! We’re headed to Wheaton College outside of Chicago, July 22-27, 2014, and we want you there with us. Visit buildmomentum.org/register to register and pay the balance in full by June 15 before the price goes up $50. Momentum 2014 focuses on our theme, Not aContinue reading →

  • June 7, 2014

    Operation Barnabas alumnus, Zach Boehm, promoted to Dir. of Digital Content for WAY-FM

    It is always nice to see one of “our kids” being used by the Lord and making an impact in people’s lives. One of those, an alumnus of Operation Barnabas and numerous Momentum Youth Conferences, is Zach Boehm (pictured at right with his wife, Sarah), son of Ron and Chery Boehm. Zach, a national leader inContinue reading →

  • June 6, 2014

    Welcome to the Team, Cassandra!

    Cassandra Smith has begun working with CE National, specifically with the newly formed social media department.  Cassandra oversees the youth ministry at Calvary Evangelical Free Church in Indiana, Pennsylvania, and has brought her youth group to Momentum Youth Conference the past few years. Cassandra has valuable experience in student ministry having been a key leaderContinue reading →

  • June 5, 2014

    OB Bus #40 – Dedicated in Memory of Pastor Ray Feather

    The new Operation Barnabas bus, going on its first tour this summer, has been dedicated in honor of the life and ministry of Pastor Ray Feather. Bus 40 now has a plaque in the front of the bus that states: “This bus is dedicated in memory of the life and ministry of Pastor Ray Feather a ‘SonContinue reading →

  • June 5, 2014

    There’s Still Time to Register for Momentum 2014

    Claim your spot for a great week at Momentum 2014! We’re headed to Wheaton College outside of Chicago, July 22-27, 2014, and we want you there with us. Visit buildmomentum.org/register to register and pay the balance in full by June 15 before the price goes up $50. Momentum 2014 focuses on our theme, Not aContinue reading →

  • June 4, 2014

    Growing Your Church: A Simple Ministry Process – Seminar by Ed Short and Mike Yoder

    Ed Short and Mike Yoder will be leading this workshop at Fellowshift, the Fellowship of Grace Brethren Church‘s annual conference. Do you find yourself looking for the “golden nugget” of ministry knowing that if you could find it, your church would explode? The truth is…there aren’t any ministry “golden nuggets.” But within the pages ofContinue reading →

  • June 3, 2014

    10 Ways a Pastor Can Show Love for His Church From the Platform

    When our chief apostle and writer, Paul, told us all to “pursue love,” he knew we needed to do that because it would not come to us. We must go after it and make it a strong chase. Here are tips from Jeff Bogue, lead pastor of Grace Church on the west side of Akron,Continue reading →

  • June 2, 2014

    Sign up for City Life Email Updates

    Riding public transportation in Washington D.C. on City Life 2013 City Life, a two week ministry exposure trip for high school students, kicks off in Southern California onJune 24. City Life starts with a brief orientation at the Norwalk Grace Brethren Church, followed by ministry opportunities in Los Angeles, Orange County, and San Diego. NathanielContinue reading →