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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!

Falling and Staying in Love with Jesus

I long for every child of God to experience His profound love!  His love is powerful, passionate, intense, and uninhibited . . . yet it is exclusive, sweet, and pure at the same time.

- Nancy DeMoss Wolgemuth

Nancy says that to experience this kind of love in your life, look no further than the Song of Songs, or the Song of Solomon as it is often called.  Each verse speaks to our love relationship with Christ.

Beginning February 22nd, Nancy teaches a special series on Revive Our Hearts called, "How to Fall and Stay in Love with Jesus."  Her study of the ...

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An NRB Invitation from Focus on the Family

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Planning to attend the NRB Convention later this month?  Make time to focus on your listening family...with Focus on the Family

Below are three can't-miss opportunities uniquely designed for you to advance your efforts to help families thrive.  Check them out, and then RSVP for one or more session--you'll be glad you did!


5 Must-Haves for Talking to Millennials (Wednesday, Feb. 24 at 4:00PM)

Millennials are your current or next generation of listeners -- how are you talking to them? Come learn the five must-haves for engaging with millennials today, and leave equipped to challenge 20- and ...

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Not So Common

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I'm reading a superb book called Anonymous: Jesus' Hidden Years ... And Yours, by Alicia Britt Chole.  The premise is that "we all experience times of hiddenness, when our potential is unseen and our abilities unapplauded."  That can be painful.  Chole calls those times "anonymous seasons of the soul."

The truth is, we tend to experience "anonymous seasons" multiple times in life.  The first day at a new school ... first job in the "real world" ... beginning of marriage ... empty nest ... retirement.

There are deep traits and disciplines we only develop when we're stripped of praise and recognition.  Jesus is ...

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Lessons from God's Word

This weekend we kicked off Missions Week at my church. There's just something extra special when our home church family welcomes back missionary families and we're able to hear firsthand about the Kingdom work God has called them to on foreign land.

In my Sunday School, we heard from a couple called to serve in Ecuador.  As they shared about how God has stretched them in their trust and in His ability to use them, they also shared lessons they've learned along the way.  It's their real life stories that so deeply encouraged me. 

Of course ...

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The Only Thing to Fear is Fear Itself

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I'm currently at the peak of wedding planning, and while it's such an exciting, joyful, and fun time, there are moments of fear that can creep in if I'm not careful.  Even though I'm 100% sure of the decision, the weight and reality of it all can hit both my fiancé and me in little pockets when we least expect it.

In a recent broadcast of "It's Time to Pray," Pastor Carter Conlon touched on the topic of fear, stating:  

Someone once said, "The only thing to fear is fear itself ...

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Mercy Ships® to Deploy to Benin: Summer 2016

Mercy Ships® is off on the right foot this New Year!  

The Africa Mercy has just received work that they are officially approved to deploy to the nation of Benin for the August 2016-June 2017 field service.

With that exciting news in hand, here are some fun facts about Benin:

  • It is one of the most stable and safest countries in the region
  • It has a history of peaceful transitions between governments through democratic elections
  • It has a progressive government striving to modernize the country and eradicate poverty
  • It is still considered one of the poorest nations in the world ...
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