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8/2010

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

Facing Life Head On

Brad Mattes receiving Emmy AwardUnlike the Christian radio industry, good TV programming is hard to come by.  Rarely are shows thought provoking and engaging at the same time.  It's been my experience that most TV shows use sex, drugs, violence or special effects as their main story line.

Brad Mattes, host of both "Life Issues®" and "Facing Life Head On", however, knows how to do both radio and TV well.  As the executive director of the Life Issues® Institute Brad interviews individuals and families on topics like abortion, adoption, disabilities, medical technologies, stem cell treatments and end-of-life care, Brad fuses education with entertainment ...

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It's All About Jesus

the crossMinistry is about people, and ministering to people is about introducing them to a person … the King of Kings, the Lord of Lords - Jesus. What I love most about the ministry of Haven Today is that the focus of the broadcast is always on Christ.  As you’ve heard Charles Morris say “… it’s all about Jesus.” 

 

There are few things in life that encourage me more than Christian biography (whether written or heard).  We all love to hear stories about what God is and has done. Yet as much as we want listeners to get to know people like ...

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My Hometown?

1)  Andy; Barney; Opie; Floyd

2)  Jughead; Archie; Betty; Reggie; Veronica

3)  Marty; Doc; Biff

4)  Father Tim; Cynthia; Dooley

5)  Anne Shirley; Marilla Cuthbert; Rachel Lynde;

6)  Oliver & Lisa; Mr. & Mrs. Ziffel; Arnold

7)  Fred & Wilma; Barney & Betty

8)  George & Mary; Uncle Billy; Mr. Potter

9)  Sponge Bob; Patrick Star; Sandy Cheeks

10) John Whittaker; Connie Kendall; Eugene Meltsner

 

We'd love for you to leave your answers below...and if you get stuck, just email Peggy for the answers!


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What do You Scream For?

Favorite ice cream


"You scream, I scream, we all scream for ice cream."

"Life is like an ice-cream cone, you have to lick it one day at a time." -- Charles M. Schulz

"I doubt whether the world holds for any one a more soul-stirring surprise than the first adventure with ice cream"
-- Heywood Broun

Ah, it's summer!  So ... which of the proverbial 31 flavors of ice cream is #1 on your list?  Respond with your favorite below and check out the latest edition of Ambassador's Update for more answers.

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E.G.

Happy Birthday week, Evelyn!

1)  Kris Kringle

2)  A Golden Girl

3)  Sinful preacher

4)  Perry Mason's creator

5)  She blamed it on the bossa nova--not Steve

6)  Green Acres was not the place for her

7)  The original Trapper John (and Mr. Streisand)

8)  Spain's great artist

9)  Chopin of the North

10) A Woman After God's Own Heart

 

If you get stuck, email Peggy for the answers! :)


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Tips for a Successful Garage Sale

Garage  SaleWith the end of summer approaching, are you feeling a need to put away all of the summer items lying around, and bring some order back to your home?

 

When my children were young, summer’s end meant a count down to going back to school (finally!), and the time to clean out rooms and go through their clothes. 

 

Each Labor Day weekend we held a garage sale, and cleaned out the accumulated summer clutter, and old clothes.  The kids were allowed to keep the money from any toys they sold (a good incentive to eliminate excess toys too!).  The ...

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