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  • October 24, 2017

    Ed Short–Ministry Consultant Offered to You by CE National

    Ed Short serves as the primary ministry consultant and coach for CE National. Ed is currently pastoring and has pastored five previous ministries. He is trained in developing strategies for church growth and vitality through the Sonlife Ministry philosophy. Ed has previously served as an advanced trainer for SonLife Ministries. He has seen churches growContinue reading →

  • October 24, 2017

    Light the Night at Urban Hope – October 28th

    Please be praying for Light the Night on Oct 28th. Urban Hope Community Church will join with another local church, Lighthouse Family Center, to share the hope of Christ through games, candy, drama, puppet shows, and more. Pray that the neighbors will see the love that believers share with one another and be attracted toContinue reading →

  • October 23, 2017

    Join the Movement – Help Needy Families Through CE National on #givingtuesday

    The power of social media and collaboration fuels this global day of giving called #givingtuesday. CE National has joined this large group of organizations and charities participating on November 28. #givingtuesday is celebrated on the Tuesday following Thanksgiving and the widely known shopping events Black Friday and Cyber Monday. This movement kicks off the charitableContinue reading →

  • October 22, 2017

    Rewind Sean McDowell at Momentum Youth Conference

    When Sean McDowell put on his “Atheist Glasses” to role-play a conversation with an atheist, students at Momentum Youth Conference took shots at his beliefs. But Sean shot back as he addressed questions of human origins, ethics, evil, and the nature of God. Rewind his gripping presentation to grow your confidence and learn a betterContinue reading →

  • October 21, 2017

    Operation Barnabas Summer Ministry Teams – A One-of-a-kind Experience…

    “Operation Barnabas provided a one-of- a-kind experience that the Lord used to shape me in ways that I never would have imagined.” The type of training that students receive on an Operation Barnabas tour is designed to have long-lasting impact, not just on tour but when the team members return home. Recently, Timothy Kurtaneck, DirectorContinue reading →

  • October 20, 2017

    Ed Lewis’ Assistant, Lois Maxson, Retires After 21 Years

    After 21 years at CE National working as Ed Lewis’ assistant, Lois Maxson has retired. The CE National staff took Lois to lunch on her last day, October 18. Ed Lewis says he feels like he is “cutting off his right arm” to lose Lois. Ed will feel the impact of not having her availableContinue reading →

  • October 19, 2017

    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! Read more…

  • October 19, 2017

    The Question is How We Communicate, not if We Communicate! – Pastorpedia

    Pastors Knute Larson, Jim Brown, and Jeff Bogue talk about how a church can better communicate to it’s people.

  • October 18, 2017

    REWIND Jim Brown from Momentum Youth Conference 2017

    Pastor Jim Brown (Lead Pastor of Grace Community Church in Goshen, Indiana) challenged students at Momentum Youth Conference 2017 to come clean and quit carrying around their skeletons. Jim said, “We tend to remember what we should forget and forget what we should remember. Sin haunts us.” Rewind his powerful talk and hear how aContinue reading →

  • October 17, 2017

    Operation Barnabas – Taking it to the Beach

    Next summer, Operation Barnabas, a ministry-training team for high school students, will be traveling and serving in California, June 23 – July 16. Planned destinations and ministry locations include Sea World, downtown LA, the beach, Skid Row, Hollywood, and Downtown Disney. Download an OB informational sheet that can be duplicated and distributed to students youContinue reading →

  • October 16, 2017

    Today ON MISSION – Reports from Momentum Youth Conference Outreach

    During Momentum Youth Conference all students get to participate in outreach into the community. Watch a video of reports from students talking about how lives were changed as a result. The 2018 Momentum website is now live. Visit buildmomentum.org often to get the latest information.

  • October 15, 2017

    Pastorpedia Live With Knute Larson – Leading Through Change

    Pastor Knute Larson will lead the next Pastorpedia Live discussing the topic of how to make changes in a church. The event takes place November 8 at CE National’s Russell Center. Doors open at 9:30 am with the program running from 10-3 pm. Cost is $33. Students are $16. The third person from a churchContinue reading →

  • October 13, 2017

    The Votes Are In!

    The winner of our poll for the next Andy Stanley resource we purchase is Judgment Call. Thanks to everyone who voted. The DVD study will be ordered soon and we’ll include a notice in CE News when it’s ready. In the meantime, visit cenational.org/library for other great titles to help your ministry.

  • October 10, 2017

    Connect with CE National on Facebook, YouTube, and Twitter

    CE National is on Twitter, Facebook, and YouTube. Liking us on Facebook and following us on Twitter and YouTube are more ways to keep up with everything God is doing through CE National.

  • October 10, 2017

    REWIND Jeremiah Kleylein – Answers to Questions You’re Not Asking (For Guys)

    Guys, do you have questions but you’re not sure who to ask? This Power Track will look into God’s Word to see what He has to say on all the big questions guys are asking. Free discussion guide available. Download both for your youth group.

  • October 10, 2017

    Praising God at Urban Hope

    Praising God for seeds that are being planted and the harvest that is being gathered at the Urban Hope Training Center in Philadelphia. Please pray with us… for new believers. that their hearts would be good fertile soil that produces much fruit. that their roots would grow deep into the Word of God. that theyContinue reading →

  • October 9, 2017

    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 →

  • October 9, 2017

    Vote on the Next Resource We Buy

    Andy Stanley has so many great resources that we’re having a hard time choosing what to purchase next. Would you help us narrow down our choices? Below are descriptions for four small group DVD studies. Vote for which one you would like to see us put in the CE National library. Read more and vote…

  • October 8, 2017

    Urban Hope Thanksgiving Offering – Would You Help?

    In the Kensington section of inner-city Philadelphia live people who do not have the means to enjoy a Thanksgiving meal. While the greatest need is spiritual, we also believe that Jesus cares for the physical needs of people. Through your support we are able to provide 300 meals to families who need help this holidayContinue reading →

  • October 7, 2017

    Pastorpedia Live With Knute Larson – Leading Through Change

    How do I lead my church through change?

    Pastor Knute Larson will lead the next Pastorpedia Live discussing the topic of how to make changes in a church. The event takes place November 8 at CE National’s Russell Center. Doors open at 9:30 am with the program running from 10-3 pm. Cost is $33. Students are $16. The third person from a churchContinue reading →