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With 50 years of experience, we "get" that things are always changing! That's why we've dedicated a section of our website to provide the very latest information about the speakers and ministries we serve--and about us, too. Come take a look at "what's new"--or use the sidebar options to take a deeper look at areas of particular interest. In case you wonder what we think, we've dedicated a space for commentary (including guest posts). And take a look at who's been to Ambassador lately in our own version of the Greenroom!

Providing Hope for Orphans

"The adoption of orphans is one of the greatest opportunities today for fulfilling the Great Commission" says Dennis Rainey, President of FamilyLife.

Orphan Sunday website

And that's why the ministry launched Hope for Orphans in 2003.  Since then, FamilyLife joined together with Christian organizations like Focus on the Family, Show Hope, and other orphan care ministries in order to equip individuals and churches to meet the needs of "the least of these."   

Now, FamilyLife is excited to share that on November 8, 2009, the first ever Orphan Sunday is taking place in churches, small groups, college campuses, and other places across the ...

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Getting to Know Joni . . .

 

Yes, we're celebrating Joni's 60th birthday but we'll Joni Eareckson Tada send you a gift to mark the occasion!

We invite you to take a moment to post your answers before Joni's birthday (October 15th) and the response with the most correct answers will receive a gift!

 (And be sure to check back on October 15th for Joni's answers!)

 Question #1 Where was Joni born?

 Question #2 Who is Joni named after?

 Question #3 What is the date of her diving accident?

 Question #4 When did Joni and Ken get married and who performed the ...

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Psalm 34 with Al Sanders

We were privledged this week to have Al Sanders for our devotions here at Ambassador. Starting into Psalm 34, Al explained the incredible depth of this passage. I would tell you all about it...but he does it much better. Feel free to click here to listen! Make sure to check back in for the next part of our study...we're looking forward to it! (and if you come by the office during devotions, you can also join us for the amazing treats Al shares! The cookies were an ideal addition to this study on praising the Lord at ...

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Worship or Whine?

 

An excerpt from Nancy Leigh DeMoss' latest book, Choosing Gratitude: Your Journey to Joy

 

I've come to believe that few things are more becoming in a child of God than a grateful spirit.  By the same token, there is probably nothing that makes a person more unattractive than the absence of a grateful spirit.

I have learned that in every circumstance that comes my way, I can choose to respond in one of two ways:

I can whine

-or-

I can worship! 

And I can't worship without giving thanks.  It just isn't possible.

Gratitude is a lifestyle ...

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"Do not grow weary . . ."

Ever feel like you can't take it anymore?

I had a day like that recently when I felt stressed, overwhelmed and was engaged in a battle with my 9-year-old son that took every ounce of energy out of me.  I was feeling pretty distraught and alone and later wondered if other moms have ever had a day like I had.

I thought about godly, faithful women and their messages about placing our hope in Christ, relying on his strength to get us thru trying times.

One of these women who I've had the privilege of listening to is ...

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