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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: America's Favorite Sheriff

Andy-GriffithIn honor of Andy Griffith's passing this week ... if you're over 40, try it without Googling!

1)  Before the hit TV series, he played the ultimate recruit in a classic movie about army life.   Name the movie.  Name his co-star.

2)  Name one thing that made the TV series opening a classic.

3)  Andy was supported on the homefront by what character?

4)  And her help was needed to take care of who--give me character name and actor's name.

5)  What did Barney Fife keep in his shirt pocket?  And give me the title of a classic ...

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Summer is Here!

Keep it Simple Summer TipsSummer is here, and with it, the hope of enjoying more of the outdoors beach time, barbeques, bike rides, and my favorite just lazing outside with a good book! 

Sounds great, doesn't it?  That is unless you are you faced with a "to-do" list that will keep you busy working this summer.

Emilie Barnes has just the solution for you!  She has "fine-tuned" organizing and cleaning to make it much less overwhelming! 

Begin by making a list of manageable tasks and goals you want to accomplish this summer.  Make it realistic.  Be flexible with your goal.

Do you really ...

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Be Challenged!

Growing a spiritually strong family doesn't happen all by itself.  It first requires us to be intentional about maturing in our Christian faith through daily reading of God's Word.  Another way of doing that is by tapping into the wisdom of spiritual leaders like Dennis Rainey and Bob Lepine.

For instance, I follow Dennis Rainey on Facebook (and Twitter).  Nearly everyday when I check my feeds, it's his posts that are exactly the encouragement I needed.  Here a few that have challenged me recently:

  • God orchestrates blessings when we honor our parents, even when they've been ...

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An interest in Pinterest

Non-Profits on Pinterest"I think I'm going to enjoy this more than Facebook."  That's what Peggy Campbell told me recently while I was giving her the grand tour of the popular sharing website, Pinterest.  

I enjoy being a frequent Pinterest user, and that's because with each login I feel like I'm walking in to a well-curated boutique designed just for me.  From the practical "why didn't I think of that" household tip to the breathtaking photos and funny quotes...it's easy to see why the site now brings in 1.36 million users daily.

There's another ...

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Keeping the Torch Lit

On May 10, 2012 the flames were ignited in Olympia Greece for the 2012 London Summer Olympics.  Keeping up with the tradition, the flames are always ignited in Olympia where the Olympic games began and will travel through a torch relay to London to arrive for the Opening Ceremony of the 2012 London Summer Olympics on July 27,2012. The flames will remain lit until they are extinguished at the Closing Ceremony of the 2012 London Summer Olympics on August 12,2012. 

As the world's focus begins to shift to the historic Olympic games -- with an estimated 10,500 ...

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Walking Through the Fire

Colorado Fires Isaiah Verse

As you are well aware, Colorado Springs has been faced with tense days as a fast-moving wildfire has forced mandatory evacuations of more than 32,000 residents and burned "hundreds of homes" according to media reports.

HCJB Global's Wayne Pederson has recorded a special "Beyond the Call" program for airing Friday, June 29.  (To listen to the audio, click here).  Wayne shares a few examples of those who are going "beyond the call" in this challenging time.

HCJB Global's office has been closed since Tuesday as police have cordoned off area roads, and The Navigators evacuated its facilities ...

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