Stories

Raise Up The Next Generation

Raise Up The Next Generation Stories from CEF Raise up the Next Generation By Ron Tant “Let no one despise you for your youth, but set the believers an example in speech, in conduct, in love, in faith, in purity” (1 Tim 4:12). For the next few weeks, states all across the USA are training many... Read More

Eight-Year-Old Leads Club on the School Bus

Eight-Year-Old Leads Club on the School Bus Stories from CEF Eight-Year-Old Leads Club on the School Bus Guyana is home to over 750,000 people, and half of them are children! Located on the north Atlantic coast of South America, Guyana is Caribbean in culture and home to some of the most amazing tropical... Read More

Brokenhearted

Brokenhearted Stories from CEF Brokenhearted By Martha Heidinger, Ministry Coordinator, CEF of Greater Cleveland, Ohio My heart is broken for the children of Greater Cleveland affected by the opioid crisis in northern Ohio. Just south of Cleveland, a couple of school districts have... Read More

Anxiety Rises Among the Kids of Gen Z

Anxiety Rises Among the Kids of Gen Z Tough Topics Anxiety Rises among the Kids of Gen Z -Brenda Smith Most of the children we reach in our programs are from what researchers call Generation Z. Their youngest age is about 6, and most of Generation Z has used the Internet since a young age. They are... Read More

Open Hearts Open Doors

Open Hearts Open Doors Stories from CEF Open Doors and Open Hearts for the Gospel -Katrina Forseth About two months ago, one of our CEF® volunteers told me that the principal of an elementary school was talking with her after church and gently asked, “When do I get a Good News Club® in my... Read More

An Unexpected Shift

An Unexpected Shift Stories from CEF An Unexpected Shift -Rebecca Goodwin It was about halfway through the school year, and we marveled at how far our Good News Club® (GNC™) had come. We had started the school year with a Party Club, and the kids had been quite rambunctious. They sat on... Read More