A Little Bit of Hope and a Little Bit of Help – Kurt Johnston

Kurt Johnston, junior high pastor of Saddleback Church in Saddleback, California, was the main speaker during the CE Leadership Summit for Youth Workers last March, a regular teacher in The National Institute module, and in January will be the featured speaker for Grace College chapels for TNI’s Youth Emphasis Week. In this short video KurtContinue reading →

Two Day Away–North of 55 Events in 2015

CE National respects those who are North of 55 and encourages them to continue in ministry long into their retirement years. The North of 55 ministry exists to initiate and stimulate Bible-centered, mature adult ministries in the local church. CE National endorses local, day-long conferences called Day Away-North of 55. Visit cenational.org/dayaway to find outContinue reading →

Defining Vision Leads to Action

Some of the most famous companies in the world are as such because they are indelibly branded in our minds—their slogans firm in our memory. “I’m loving it” “Just do it” “Eat fresh” “Finger licking good” Can you name them? Most of us don’t even have to think. We know the McDonalds, Nike, Subway, andContinue reading →

Social Media and Youth Ministry

Social Media. Two words which have changed the cultural landscape of our day. How does this platform help or hurt youth ministry and whether or not it is redeemable is today’s topic of discussion as we continuously seek to “make ministry simple.” Scott Feather, lead pastor at Gateway Church shares his insight as our guestContinue reading →

Kingdom Kids at Camp Conquest – Thank You!

Each year, Camp Conquest in Denver, Pennsylvania, hosts kids from Urban Hope‘s Kingdom Kids program. The kids get the chance to enjoy God’s nature, have a lot of fun, and learn more about the importance of having a relationship with God through Jesus Christ. Here Amber Mallow, children’s ministry director, talks about this year’s campContinue reading →


God is so good. He continues to work in people’s lives and build His kingdom. In gratitude to Him, we have constructed a webpage at cenational.org/thanks sharing all kinds of testimonies of changed lives. Please join us, read the stories, view the videos, and write your own post about God’s goodness! Here are just aContinue reading →

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