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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!

Trivia:"NEVER PROMISED YOU . . ."

Garden of the GodsWe beg your pardon, but we think you'll be clever enough to decipher these ten items:

1-Adam & Eve's original address

2-Yellow-banded desirable  

3-Schuller-ville  

4-HCJB Global neighbor  

5-Victoria's glory  

6-Shhhh, per Frances Hodgson Burnett  

7-Skiers / Day of Discovery  

8-NYC icon  

9-Babylon's claim to fame  

10-"Ya can't please everyone so ya got to please yourself" ... guess Ricky wasn't versed in Scripture!

We'll promise to let you know how you did...just email Peggy with your answers!

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The Great Recession

Great RecessionIt hasn’t gone away.  We haven’t been able to spend our way out of this “Great Recession.”   No one seems to know what to do.  You can watch the presidential candidates debate back and forth about ways to fix the mess we are in, but I’m not sold that any of their plans will work.  One thing they all agree on is something has to be done…but the economy is so big, the dollar numbers so difficult to wrap your head around, and the red tape so thick it seems that only some yet to be ...

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Trivia: "UNDERGROUND"

groundhogThink below the surface for answers to these ten trivia clues!

1-Ireland's salvation

2-Punxsutawney Phil (et al) 

3-Per Pet, don't sleep here

4-Temp "home" for 33 Chileans  

5-New Mexico's Park

6-Tornado escape 

7-Mr. Jackson's resting place

8-A "must have" of the late 50s/60s

9-Mondavi territory

10-NJ to NY route

Want to know how well you did?  Email Peggy with your answers!

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Real-Time

Real-Time with HCJB Global and Beyond the CallWhen was the last time you heard a great story of God working in a far away country that happened, not "once upon a time", but last week?

"Beyond the Call" will dedicate four programs to real-time stories Tuesday, 10/11 through Friday, 10/14 as HCJB Global's President Wayne Pederson reports from Central Asia.  Here's one of those stories:

I'm Wayne Pederson, president of HCJB GLOBAL, on location in Central Asia with BEYOND THE CALL.  I'm in a large city in Central Asia.  I can't name the city or the country, because it would ...

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Religion Matters

Do you attend church services regularly?  Are you a committed member and participant at a local church?  If so, then you are likely someone who volunteers and gives to charitable causes, beyond your involvement at church.

FamilyFacts.org from The Heritage Foundation reports that two in five adults (almost 40% of American adults) attend church at least weekly.  Religious faith and practice can have a profound impact on charitable giving and volunteering, which ultimately benefits our society.

We know that knowledge is the beginning of wisdom and each day, the radio program "Family Facts" relates information based on in-depth research ...

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It's not just about Steve Jobs . . .

Steve Jobs (photo from Wikipedia)As I'm sure you are already aware, the internet is flooded with articles, photos and other comments about Steve Jobs. Of the millions of comments, I want to talk to you about a comment by Brad Mattes, Director of the Life Issues® Institute, which changed the conversation for me:

"World mourns Steve Jobs who was adopted. Imagine the world's loss if his mother had aborted him! Imagine all the others we've already lost." - @BradMattes

Steve's mother could never have imagined that her son would accomplish all that he did. Had she aborted him the world would ...

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