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Blog Review | Parables: The Mysteries of God's Kingdom Revealed Through the Stories Jesus Told


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"Dim lighting.

The pulpit is totally gone, replaced by a stage and screen.

The key staff people are those whose main task is directing

the drama team or film crew.

Telling storiesmore hospitable, more meaningful,

more genteel than brute facts or unambiguous truth claims.

Tell a story.  Jesus did it."

And in the opening pages, John MacArthur holds no punches in setting the tone for what he ...

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Our Greatest Responsibility & Hardest Discipline

devo al

"Can any of you sit here today and say that your prayer life is perfect? That you pray as much as you should, pray for everyone that you need to, and feel confident that the Lord has answered every single one of your prayers?"

I recently bought a new Honda Civic and her name is Leia (I know you were dying to know that I am a new Star Wars fan).  Leia is awesome; in fact, Leia is unbelievably awesome compared to the car I had previously. 

This car was named Ava.  She was a 1997 black Toyota Avalon with ...

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Face to Face

Bible study"I think I was seven years old when I had my first experience with death," said Ambassador founder Al Sanders.  Teaching from 2 Corinthians 5, Al walked the Ambassador team verse-by-verse in our weekly time of staff devotions.  You can listen to the audio here and follow along with the Scripture below.

2 Corinthians 5

1 For we know that if the earthly tent which is our house is torn down, we have a building from God, a house not made with hands, eternal in the heavens.

2 For indeed in this house we groan, longing to be clothed with ...

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Cast Your Cares

Receive"Today, start practicing your throwing arm!" 

This week, post Super Bowl XLVI, you might think this quote was referring to the big game, but actually it's a quote from the wonderful message Al Sanders shared with Ambassador family recently . . . and it wasn't about a football.  

Reflecting on 1 Peter 5:7, Al encouraged us to throw our problems to the Lord and He will catch them.  How very true that while we may have a poor throwing arm, He is a great catcher! Start your week off with this timely reminder to treat your cares as your sins ...

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A New Set of Clothes!

ClosetAs winter gets ready to change into spring, we're all in sink with what it means to put on a new wardrobe! That's exactly what Al Sanders shared with the Ambassador team in our devotions today. But this change of apparel had to do with our spiritual lives. We studied Colossians 3:1-14 and were reminded about not only what we should put on but also about what we should take off. You can listen to Al's devotions too by clicking here!

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Perfectionistic Tendencies

If you're a perfectionist, you can probably relate with my feelings: I like to get things done perfectly, first try, no mistakes, and way before deadline. How often does that actually happen? Well, ok...never. But I still try-it's a bit of an obsession really.

That's why what Mark Earley shared during devotions this week at Ambassador really struck a cord with me-and perhaps you'll feel the same. To get the full impact, click here to listen to what he shared. But as a recap, he basically explained that the first half of his life, he ...

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