Derrick Ma

Newsletters | April 27, 2023
Hello fellow CEF volunteers and parents! My name is Derrick Ma, and I grew up in Temple City, California. I attended Longden Elementary, where I was a part of the Good News Club led by Mrs. Brown from first grade to sixth grade. Growing up, I was a naturally optimistic child and cherished every …

Summer Is Coming

Newsletters | April 6, 2023
The Lesson of the Fig Tree 29 And he told them a parable: “Look at the fig tree, and all the trees. 30 As soon as they come out in leaf, you see for yourselves and know that the summer is already near. 31 So also, when you see these things taking place, you know that the kingdom of God is near. 32 …

Redeem The Time!

Newsletters | January 31, 2023
Ephesians 5:16 ...making the best use of the time, because the days are evil. As we enter a New Year, we are reminded that each of us is given 24 hours in a day, 7 days in a week, 8,760 hours in a calendar year. Sounds like a lot, yet have you noticed how time flies these days? When children are …

A Christmas Question

Newsletters | December 25, 2022
#DECEMBERNEWSLETTER “Behold, the virgin shall conceive and bear a Son, and they shall call His name Immanuel (which means, God with us).” - Matthew 1:23 ESV For to us a Child is born, to us a Son is given; and the government shall be upon His shoulder, and His name shall be called Wonderful …

Give Thanks

Newsletters | December 1, 2022
#NovemberNewsletter#GiveThanks I give thanks to you, O Lord my God, with my whole heart,     and I will glorify your name forever. -Psalm 86:12 ESV Watch the newsletter video:

Evangelize Children in Today's World

Newsletters | September 22, 2022
#SeptemberNewsletter Children today are growing up in a world that is confusing, conflicted and complex. They need Jesus in their lives and walking with them throughout life! But do our kids know and understand the Gospel of Christ clearly?

Here I Am!

Newsletters | August 22, 2022
Genesis 22:1 After these things God tested Abraham and said to him, “ Abraham!” And he said, “ Here I am.” Genesis 46:2 And God spoke to Israel in visions of the night and said, “ Jacob, Jacob.” And he said, “ Here I am.” Exodus 3:4 When the Lord saw that he turned aside to see, God called to him …

Unity of The Spirit

Newsletters | April 18, 2022
1 Corinthians 15:3-4 "For I delivered to you as of first importance what I also received: that Christ died for our sins in accordance with the Scriptures, that He was buried, that He was raised on the third day in accordance with the Scriptures," Unity is a state of oneness and harmony. When we …

Embrace The Race

Newsletters | March 18, 2022
"...let us run with endurance the race that is set before us," - Hebrews 12:1 Please fill out the simple survey below to help us to get to know you, so our digital content could serve you better: Follow us Instagram and Facebook to keep up with the latest news in real-time! Date: June 25th - July …

Digital Ministry Conference 2022

Newsletters | March 15, 2022
"Therefore, since we are surrounded by so great a cloud of witnesses, let us also lay aside every weight, and sin which clings so closely, and let us run with endurance the race that is set before us," - Hebrews 12:1 Thank you to our committee board and supporters of CEF Ministry that we were able …

The Difference is Love

Newsletters | February 14, 2022
Gospel reached 1,114 children (146 professions of faith) Follow us Instagram and Facebook to keep up with the latest news in real-time! Tell your friends and family that they are special to God! Call/Text: (626) 445-5810 Email: [email protected] James 1:22 says "be doers of the word" and  James 2:1 …

Be the Light in the Dark World

Newsletters | January 22, 2022
Dear CEFSGV Friends and Family, Happy Spring 2022! You may have seen fireworks that lit up the sky in commemoration of the new year! How amazing is our Creator God to speak of “lights” and it came to be in the very beginning. The Bible says in Genesis 1:3, "Let there be light"; and there was light. …

God of Impossibilities

Newsletters | December 15, 2021
YTD Stats (Sept-Nov 2021) Gospel reached to 676 children (112 professions of faith) Spring Super Seminar Date: Saturday, January 22, 2021 Time: 9:30AM - 4:00PM Start raise your expectations today! Challenge God on His promises! Be bold and claim them! Children in Stanton Elementary School Good News …

Give Thanks

Newsletters | November 17, 2021
Dear San Gabriel Valley Friends and Family, As Thanksgiving Holiday approaches, we look forward to the season of giving thanks and count the myriad of ways in which God blesses us. In today's self-indulgent culture, indifference and lack of appreciation is very common. But as Christians, we are …

He is God!

Newsletters | October 27, 2021
#OctoberNewsletter Dear CEF® San Gabriel Valley Family and Friends, Job 35:10 "... God my Maker, who gives songs in the night." We praise God for His sovereignty and faithfulness! Despite all the challenges, our chapter is continuously blessed to stay on mission. Because our chapter office is under …

Back To School

Newsletters | September 23, 2021
#September Newsletter Dear CEF® San Gabriel Valley Family and Friends, Proverbs 22:6 "Start children off on the way they should go, ... and even when they are old they will not turn from it." During this time of uncertainty, we can be assured that God loves us, wants us to know Him, and has a plan …

International Youth Day

Newsletters | August 1, 2021
#August Newsletter Dear CEF® San Gabriel Valley Family and Friends, It is truly wonderful to witness how God uses the young people in this year's  Christian Youth In Action ( CYIA) Summer Ministry . He has moved the hearts of many church partners and CEF friends who generously opened up their …

God's Promise of Freedom

Newsletters | July 3, 2021
#JulyNewsletter#IndependenceDay CEF San Gabriel Valley Chapter Office Cleaning / Work Day Date: Saturday, July 10, 2021 Time: 9:00 AM - 1:00 PM PDT Location: 4054 E. Live Oak Avenue, Arcadia, CA 91006 Contact: John Burton Super Seminar Workshop Date: Saturday, July 17, 2021 From 1:00 PM to 4:00 PM …

Happy Father's Day

Newsletters | June 19, 2021
#CEFSanGabrielValley#JuneNewsletter By Linda Ghabriel What a thought! As we read about Jesus in the gospels, we are seeing the Father. John 1:14 tells us that He is full of grace and truth.  John 3:16 reveals to us God’s love, love so great that He gave us His only Son, not to condemn us …