"Our troubles are often life
dominating. Yet we can be sure
God hears and has compassion for us.
And he speaks to everything—
whatever the trouble might be,
he assures us that his life
can break in."
A Letter from the Executive Director
Thank you for your kindness in giving to CCEF last year. I hardly know where to begin in expressing our gratitude for the impact your giving has had. Even I was shocked by some of the ways the Lord worked last year. For example, I’ve been eagerly telling people for the last several years that we have students from over 30 countries. I learned after 2022 wrapped up, however, that the number is now up to nearly 60. Our national conference shattered all previous attendance records with 2,500 people joining us in person or online. We had 800 new students—more than the total number of students at its highest point when our courses were onsite.
To be sure, we’re experiencing the challenges of rapid growth. Adding numerous roles to our staff in order to cover the bases for our expanding ministries comes with lots of work as we all acclimate to each other and to new roles. But the Lord’s loving-kindness is following us closely, and we feel with each passing day that we are on a trajectory toward long-term stability and flourishing for which we are immensely grateful.
Thank you for responding to God’s Spirit laying CCEF on your heart. We are thankful for your partnership more than we can say.
Most Viewed Video:
"What do I do when I can't seem to get over my grief?" by Alasdair Groves
Most Read Blog:
"Inviting God into the Hard Places" by Julie Lowe
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"How Do I Deal with Seasonal Depression?"
“As a pastor, CCEF materials are a core staple of my teaching and counseling ministry. My wife and I love what CCEF is doing, and can quite literally say the people and resources have saved our marriage and my life, and have greatly enriched our walks with Jesus.”
Increase from 2021
"The Way of Wisdom"
"This was one of the best conferences my husband and I have ever attended, and we’ve been to many pastor and missionary conferences. The atmosphere and environment of not only like-minded people but people who understand brokenness and know healing through Jesus Christ was profound, especially during worship! It was refreshing and encouraging! We would absolutely recommend this conference to any pastor, church leader, and counselor."
“The CCEF conference is used yearly to ground me afresh in the simplicity and depth of God's word being our anchor for all of life. The connections with like-minded believers is also so refreshing.”
Weekly Counseling Hours
Total Counseling Hours
“‘Biblical counseling’... the name says it all. The word of God being used to transform the lives of individuals who struggle with sin and sufferings from a sin-cursed world. In a sense, everyone needs biblical counseling since it is the very words of God being employed carefully to remedy and heal a person’s spiritual ailments.”
“Biblical counseling at CCEF was used to point me to Scripture carefully, that I may understand God’s abundantly loving disposition towards me. It gave me the tools for battle against day-to-day struggles which I seemed to be overwhelmed by before.”
Find out how you can support CCEF in 2023.