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Altho we represent some of the most talented communicators in Christendom ... well, we actually have something to say ourselves. We may be slightly prejudiced but we like to think we have some very astute, and creative, thinkers at Ambassador. Here's what's been on their minds most recently. Oh--feel free to post a comment too ... in fact, we'd love to hear what you think as well!

Remember Garanimals?

  • Thursday, October 1, 2009
  • Evelyn Gibson
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In the 70s, Garanimal was a brand of children's clothing that used mix and match color tags in the shape of animals so kids could have fun picking out and matching clothing on their own. 

I have my own Garanimal version with "word tags" from today's maze of vernacular under the guise of communication.

For example, my favorite mis-used tag is contemporary.   We've extrapolated it to mean more than its actual definition: "to be present; coming into being during the same period of time."  In other words, as long as I'm alive right now-I'm ...

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  • Wednesday, September 23, 2009
  • J.C. Colón
  • Jennifer Perez
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Greetings once again fellow AFC'ers

Week three is history.  Like the weather here in So Cal, the race to the top of the AFC is heating up, you may want to consider putting the TMS on your Christmas list. 

In week 2 the staff division found LeeAnn Jackson, Katie Burke and Micah Haughey in a 3-way tie (all at 20-6) for the top spot.  In the ministry partner division Sam Smith of Mercy Ships® won convincingly while posting a 21-5 record.  Good job Sam!

When I asked Deputy Commish Jennifer Perez about week 3 winners she responded "WOW--a rough ...

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What Should a Grandfather Be Called?

  • Monday, September 21, 2009
  • Jim Sanders
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Thirty years ago, I remember telling my dad that I wanted to make him something special for his birthday.  Something he never had before.

I simply said, “Dad, I’m going to make you a . . . grandfather . . .” 

He was a little startled at first, thinking the word “clock” or some such would immediately follow “grandfather.”  But it didn’t.  The last word of that sentence wasn’t an adjective, it was a noun!  My wife and I were expecting our first child, thus my parent’s first grandchild.

Baby Rachel RosenbergI remember that moment like it was yesterday.  And now, today, at 12 ...

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