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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: ACRONYMS - "C" EDITION

CBS1-Network that William Paley founded

 

2-Top secret stuff ... or a good cooking school in NY

3-Where they focus on what ails us, disastrously

4-The three numbers on the back of your credit card

5-Better known (now) as CRU

6-The guy who manages the money

7-In our state, they rule the road

8-Nashville's industry

9-Ted Turner's empire

10-Know it and you may save a life someday


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Trivia: "WHOLE-HEARTED"

Organic food1-Nationwide chain that exhorts "hold your groceries to a higher standard."

2-What Paul encouraged the Ephesians to put on.

3-Much healthier than white bread.

4-From 1968 (great year) to 1988, their "catalogs" intrigued the "Now" generation.

5-Complete the sentence from this Hall of Fame '72 commercial for Alka Seltzer:  "I can't believe I ate ..."

6-Aladdin and Jasmine sang about it.

7-Not retail.

8-Witness swears to tell this.

9-From butchering terms, to do something entirely or completely.

10-In music, represented by a hollow oval head.


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Gilligan's Island and the Seven Deadly Sins

"Just sit right back and you'll hear a tale, a tale of a fateful trip, that started from this tropic port, aboard this tiny ship...”

When I read those words, I actually hear the tune in my head.  Maybe you do too.  Clearly, I spent way too many hours growing up watching this very frustrating and banal sit com. 

I confess, I’m a little ashamed that I know the words to that song.  It seemed like everyone at a recent birthday party knew too.  One of the guests actually ...

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What We All Need This Easter

Carter Conlon_TSC"Much of what is taught in this generation, and even in a couple that have already passed, is simply a gospel that looks to see what it can gain from the Cross of Jesus Christ."  —Carter Conlon

As a young child in Sunday School, I remember answering the question, "Why do we need to ask Jesus into our hearts?" with, "So we don't go to hell."  And in my years of volunteering in children's Sunday School, I've heard that answer repeated frequently.

It occurred to me yesterday that, while kids are learning about humanity's sinful nature ...

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How To "Share Life Today"

John SorensenI was blessed to be born into a Christian home and came to saving knowledge of Jesus Christ at a very young age.  Even though I went to public schools through high school, I can't recall a time when I had my faith seriously challenged.  But that all changed when I went to college.

In the fall of 1991, I started at Columbia College Chicago, a very secular, liberal Arts and Communications school on Michigan Avenue.  From my first day on campus, my faith in Christ was under attack by professors and students alike! With the Lord's help ...

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Anne Graham Lotz Weekly Radio Program

The older I get, the more I'd like to think that I'm focusing on the things which really matter . . . less about the frivolous day-to-day things and more about the eternal.   This is a milestone year for me as I turn 50 and with that marker, comes even more introspect.

In an upcoming "Living in the Light" radio program, Anne Graham Lotz asks "when night comes, either by death or rapture . . . five minutes before that takes place, what will you wish you had done differently in your life?"

She goes on to ask, "Will you wish you'd taught ...

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