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  • November 10, 2017

    New in the CE National Library

    Ace Wonder a DVD A typical day in Willow, pouring rain. It always rains in times like this. A man told me that heaven was crying that day. Maybe so. But heaven’s tears were cold. So many stories begin with a dead man, it’s become a cliche. A dark alley, a smoking gun and aContinue reading →

  • July 26, 2016

    Staff Announcements for Wednesday, July 27, 2016 First Aid –Location of first aid clinic is Doden Field House, FIT 122, and hours are listed in the Momentum booklet on pg 33.In case of sickness or other medical emergencies during the night, the students should first contact their youth worker.Many of the “not feeling good” issuesContinue reading →

  • November 4, 2016

    Urban Hope’s Block Was Lit Up for Jesus

    This past Saturday, October 29, the Urban Hope Training Center in Philadelphia hosted their annual Fall Festival. Ashli Moon, Urban Hope staff member, talks about the event. During Urban Hope’s Fall Festival we lit up our block; and celebrated the hope we have in Jesus…festival style. Five hundred people signed in at the registration table,Continue reading →

  • September 8, 2017

    The Roger Ward Memorial Award Presented to Pat Jackson

    Each year, Operation Barnabas presents the Roger Ward Memorial Award in honor of an individual or a couple who have best exemplified servanthood and putting others before themselves in ministering to the Operation Barnabas teams that summer.  This video was made to present at Western Reserve Grace Church in Ohio to honor this year’s recipient,Continue reading →

  • November 4, 2016

    Annie Lobert to Speak at Momentum Youth Conference 2017

    Annie Lobert will be joining the Momentum Youth Conference main stage lineup to share about her comeback story. Growing up, Annie Lobert felt unloved, used, and abused and she struggled to find self-worth. Lured by the almighty dollar, and with a skewed fairytale view of love, she was drawn toward the seductive whispers and openContinue reading →

  • July 28, 2016

    Thursday Momentum Youth Leader Announcements

    Announcements for Momentum Adult Youth Leaders – THURSDAY Modesty and dress concerns can be uncomfortable to address, but as a youth leader, it is appropriate and even necessary that you are the ones who are speaking about this issues with your students..  Please be aware of what your students have on and don’t be afraidContinue reading →

  • January 6, 2017

    Tony Livigni to Speak During TNI’s Youth Emphasis Week

    Each year, The National Institute, the youth ministry major of Grace College overseen by CE National, hosts a week of chapels for the campus. TNI is pleased to announce that the 2017 Youth Emphasis Week is being held February 8-10. This year’s guest chapel speaker is Tony Livigni. Tony is an Operation Barnabas and OperationContinue reading →

  • July 28, 2016

    More Thursday Updates…

    Each youth group should stick with the published or announced time to be back in the dorm each night—please do not dismiss your group too early—if you get done ahead of time, it is best to walk back together to the dorm and stay in—it is not free time to run around campus.  If anyContinue reading →

  • November 4, 2016

    It Was Hardly Like We’d Been Apart at All!

    This past weekend, (October 28-30) 42 Operation Barnabas team members and leaders from this past summer’s 2016 OB teams gathered together in Philadelphia at the Urban Hope Training Center for the annual OB ministry reunion.  Andrea Farren, an OB leader on the 2016 East Team, shares her recap of the gathering. By the time weContinue reading →

  • May 15, 2019

    11th Graders Visit Urban Hope Philadelphia

    Urban Hope Training Center Philadelphia

    A group of 11th grade students from Kingsway Christian School are visiting Urban Hope Philadelphia this week. The group plans to have time in the Kensington neighborhood, conversations with people on the EL (Elevated Train), and be part of a cross-cultural project in a Cambodian park. The students will also help with Urban Hope’s ROCKContinue reading →

  • July 28, 2016

    Friday Staff Announcements

    Check-Out Instructions – Adult Youth Workers & Students Check-Out is Sunday 6-10 am *this is the preferred check-out time Please carefully and thoroughly read this procedure which is DIFFERENT than recent years. Check-out will be at each dorm and will be staffed by a Cedarville University person (with the exception of Carr at “The Hill”). Continue reading →

  • July 29, 2016

    Saturday Staff Announcements

    Saturday Staff Announcements Today is the last day to shop at the Momentum bookstore—it will be open from 1:00 – 6:00 pm The nursing/first aid will be on-call ONLY following Saturday night’s session.  See the nurses BEFORE the session for home going care issues. Nursing/first aid will be closed for the season at 9:00 amContinue reading →

  • December 27, 2018

    The First ON MISSION Insights Podcast

    Steve Kozak and Dave Nicodemus talk about youth ministry.

  • July 30, 2016

    Saturday Staff Announcements

    Today is the last day to shop at the Momentum bookstore—it will be open from 1:00 – 6:00 pm   The nursing/first aid will be on-call ONLY following Saturday night’s session.  See the nurses BEFORE the session for home going care issues. Nursing/first aid will be closed for the season at 9:00 am on Sunday.Continue reading →

  • November 4, 2019

    Now Is The Perfect Time For High School Students To Apply For Operation Barnabas 2020!

    Operation Barnabas Summer Ministry Experience

    Operation Barnabas is for students who want to: Experience God in a fresh way & grow in their walk with Christ Learn how to talk with people about Jesus Meet physical and spiritual needs through ministry in cities, churches, and communities Develop Godly character Build relationships through discipleship Serve the poor and overlooked Take valuable,Continue reading →

  • January 11, 2019

    Get Student Ministry Help With a New Generation of Students

    Get Student Ministry Help With a New Generation of Students

    Did it seem like you had everything figured out in youth ministry, then the rules changed when a new generation of students walked through your door? If so, then watch Steve Kozak, CE National’s vice president of youth ministry, talk about how The National Youth Worker Retreat can help. The National Youth Worker Retreat isContinue reading →

  • May 23, 2019

    Video Test

  • March 14, 2019

    Grace College Students Learn Urban Ministry in Los Angeles

    Grace College Students Learn Urban Ministry in Los Angeles

    CE National sponsored a Grace College GO Encounter trip to Urban Hope Training Center in Los Angeles, March 4-12. The team consisted of 18 participants and had many opportunities throughout the week. The group had training sessions from Timothy Kurtaneck (TK), Urban Hope LA Director Timothy Lansing, and Pastor Rick Cartagena. The team’s first ministryContinue reading →

  • April 13, 2018

    James Holt Reports on the Studies in Urban Ministries Students’ Visit to Atlanta

    SUM (Studies in Urban Ministry) program spent a week in Atlanta, Georgia, visiting ministries and seeing sights while exploring the topics of race, poverty, and immigration. James Holt led the trip and here are his thoughts: Tuesday we started our trip by visiting a suburb north of Atlanta called Clarkston, the most diverse square mileContinue reading →