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8/2009

For this month--here's what we posted to our News & Insights section!

A Final Study in Jude

We finished off our study in Jude with Al Sanders this week! Take a moment to hear what we talked about in our devotions...we'd love to hear your thoughts too!

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Say "Goodbye" to Landlines

  • Monday, August 24, 2009
  • Jim Sanders
  • Insights

On the list of endangered species: the wired home phone.  No other technology has the universal market penetration like the wired home telephone does.  But that’s coming to an end as The Economist points out in their August 15, 2009 edition.

 Unplugging at HomeAt an increasing rate, people are saying “goodbye” to their wired home phone, and replacing it with their cell phone.  They’re hanging up their landline at the astounding rate of about 700,000 per month

For the first time last year, the number of people using only a mobile phone exceeded the number of people using ...

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Emilie Barnes Visits Ambassador

It's always so nice when Emilie Barnes drops in to visit or record her "Keep It Simple" vignettes.  Here she is getting ready to record upcoming programs!

Emilie, like all the rest of us, is a very busy person!  She's a speaker, best-selling author (over 70 books!), wife, grandmother, and homemaker!  So how does she stay on top of everything?  Simple - by being organized! 

Did I hear you groan?  Are you thinking you don't have time to get organized, let alone stay organized?  Emilie has found easy ways to simplify everything she does, including being organized.  How ...

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Watch Your Mouth!

  • Friday, August 21, 2009
  • Jennifer Perez

I had the delight recently of visiting with a well-known leader in youth ministry who has also been a personal mentor to me and my husband.  I'm reminded of a Bible verse that he would quote often in speaking to highschoolers.  It's from Luke 6:45 which states, "For out of the overflow of his heart, the mouth speaks."

I don't think there could be a truer statement about the condition of our heart and how easy it is to just blurt out everything we're feeling at the moment!

Elizabeth George is another friend who talks ...

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Billy Graham's Star on Hollywood Blvd.

While playing So Cal tourist this past weekend, my 7-year old daughter Rebecca reminded me what an incredible ministry legacy God has provided for Billy Graham as she spotted his star on Hollywood Blvd. 

 

Among the stars of actors and entertainers, my daughter noticed the star with Mr. Graham’s name on it.  In the center of the city known for Academy-Award winning movies and Grammy winning music albums, Mr. Graham’s star represents a life devoted not to fame and fortune, but to sharing with others about eternal hope in Christ.

 

And this weekend, the ministry’s past and ...

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Join Ambassador's Study with Al Sanders

Evelyn recently posted about the incredible devotional series we're enjoying at Ambassador every Tuesday with Al Sanders. Working through the book of Jude, we're continually blessed with biblical insights (and usually a tasty treat too!).

Thanks to our new site, we can now share our devotions with you! Just listen to what Al shared--sorry, we're unable to include the cookies Al brought this past week!

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