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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: "GRAZIN'"

TriviaCan you dig it?

1)  Of triangle fame

2)  Lester Flatt, Earl Scruggs, Alison Krauss genre

3)  Felix Ungar, Morrie Schwartz, Juror #8, Ensign Pulver (ETC)

4)  "You aspire to great things?  Begin with little things."

5)  Got pinchers

6)  26 miles

7)  Gauchos playground

8)  Best place for pastrami

9)  Brazilian state

10) They roam

Check your answers with Peggy Campbell!

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Do You Need a "Time-Out?"

Time OutIs your life so busy with everyday demands that you don't have any time leftover for yourself --  or even time with God? 

With all the demands on our time each day, it's not always easy to take a few "me moments." 

Emilie Barnes says the answer is simple!  You just need to schedule an appointment time with yourself!  She points out that we need to carve out time to not only refresh ourselves, but to slow down be quiet and listen to God. 

A few minutes in the Word, a little prayer time, and you can feel rejuvenated ...

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A Woman After God’s Own Heart®— Daily Devotionals and New Arrivals

As we enter the bright and fresh season of Spring, the ministry of A Woman After God's Own Heart has rolled our a new resource to teach, inspire and grow your faith!

Mother's Day"366 Daily Devotions for a Woman After God's Own Heart", which is available via Elizabeth George's TWITTER page, offers a day by day message with scripture which will speak to your heart in relevant and powerful ways. Here's the devotional from today:

Day 15
The Woman of
Your Dreams

God will take you as far as you want to go-as fast as you want ...

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Next Year in Jerusalem

Charles Morris in IsraelAt the end of every Passover Seder, the Jews scattered throughout the world utter the hopeful prayer "next year in Jerusalem."  It is a longing for a restored temple and a Messianic reign of Peace.  That is one prayer that should resonate with all our hearts.

That said, when I hear the words "next year in Jerusalem"...my mind thinks more literally ... i.e. "Next year I want to go to Jerusalem." I've never been.  I've always wanted to go to the land the early church Father Jerome called the 5th Gospel. I can't imagine anyone ...

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Looking at Heaven Differently

I've been planning the baby shower for a special friend . . . a young lady whom I've had the privilege of discipling since her high school years.  Though the pregnancy was unplanned (she is a single gal just out of college), she was looking forward to the arrival of baby Zoe Marie. 

I'd just placed the shower invitations in the mail when her dad called.  Adaiah was in the hospital.  They couldn't find the baby's heartbeat.  Nearly 7 months along . . . the baby had died in her womb. 

As I write this, I don't know the details ...

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INITIALS ONLY

UPS TruckCan you name the appropriate acronym to the ten clues below?

1)  Brown delivery trucks  
2)  Men watch this number carefully  
3)  High schoolers dreaded college requisite  
4)  Put in the card, out comes cash  
5)  More than I want to know!  
6)  Soldier not accounted for yet  
7)  Destination for getting to cheery trees in Spring (et al)  
8)  Imprimatur on your paycheck  
9)  Subject of much controversy, administered to children  
10) Mrs Johnson socked it to the Harper Valley edition

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