They Remember

They Remember

“CEF not only has had a great impact in my life, but also in thousands of other children and adults with whom I come in contact on a regular basis. So often… I ask adults when they came to know the Lord as their personal Savior, and time and time again the answer will be

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Record Breaking Ministry Year Announced

Record Breaking Ministry Year Announced

The statistics are just in for the past ministry year and Child Evangelism Fellowship® is praising God! It was a record breaking ministry year. Over 14 million children were reached with the Gospel! This represents a 15.4 percent growth in ministry. Chicago CEF is thankful for the part we were able to play in discipling children with

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“People messed up His creation,”

“People messed up His creation,”

Twelve children, ages 4 through 11. Some of them understood the theology and church history behind the Protestant Reformation, while others had never heard the story of Noah before. And two of them didn’t understand a word of English. It was these two who caught the eye of the Sunday school teacher as they sat

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Infinite Possibility

Infinite Possibility

“Calling to him a child, he put him in the midst of them and said, ‘Truly, I say to you, unless you turn and become like children, you will never enter the kingdom of heaven. Whoever humbles himself like this child is the greatest in the kingdom of heaven.’” Matthew 18:2-4 ESV “Today I heard someone say that being...

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A Perspective on Christmas: Bob Kuiper

More than likely, if you live in America, you have heard the words hope, joy, peace, and love over and over and over in the last month.  From music at the malls, to music on your radio or other devices, to sermons and bulletins and candles lit at your places of worship plus Christmas cards;

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Christ is the Only One Who Brings Joy

Christ is the Only One Who Brings Joy

During Christmas there is much talk about joy, and “Christmas Spirit”. There is some vague idea that you should conjure up some great memories, make some hot chocolate, go throw a snowball, and voila! You have the “Christmas Spirit”. If that does’t work to make you feel all warm and fuzzy inside, then you...

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Memories: Jonathan King

Christmas was always a special time for me growing up in Nazareth, Israel.  At this time of the year, people were open to talking about Jesus, who He was, and why a personal relationship with Him could give joy and peace in the middle of political unrest where neither joy nor peace could be found.  Local hospitals

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Helping Children Celebrate Advent

Helping Children Celebrate Advent

We are upon the Christmas season, also known in the church calendar as Advent! What a wonderful time of the year this is as we remember God becoming man! Each week of advent we will be blogging about that week’s advent theme. We will also be posting a CEF missionary’s perspective on Christmas, so check

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Thank You

Thank You

Dametrius caused trouble all year. But last week, he prayed to become a Christian! Then he told God, “Thank You, thank You, thank You!” That makes me so thankful that God has allowed me to teach children. “Our teacher never gets mad at us,” one child stated with conviction. “Yes she does,” argued another. “You

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