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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!

Why Worldview Matters

It's already been three years since Chuck Colson passed away and so much has happened in our world since then, yet his faith and vision to redeem the culture lives on.  Chuck taught us so much about the importance of having a Christian worldview, and living a life based on Christian principles.

Just recently, I came across this quote from Chuck, "We must be the same person in private and in public. Only the Christian worldview gives us the basis for this kind of integrity."  This struck me particularly since I'd just had a conversation with my teenage ...

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Connecting The Dots This Father's Day

connect-four-fathers-day"Connect Four" was one of my favorite childhood games.  I enjoyed the simple concept-get four game pieces in a row-and the multiple options for strategy.  Straight up, left or right, or diagonal ... were all acceptable methods to achieving the goal of four in a row.

While playing against my grandpa around 4th grade, he taught me The Rule of the Center.  The Rule isn't an actual game guideline, but a self-imposed formula deeply held by all who know it.

Every time we get the first turn, followers of The Rule unfailingly drop their first playing piece into the ...

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Broadcasting & Technology Insights from the Annual NAB Show

  • Monday, April 20, 2015
  • Jim Sanders
  • Insights

NAB Group 2015Last week was the annual and highly anticipated gathering of broadcasters in Las Vegas.  The NAB show has always been a focus for companies displaying the latest hardware, software and services.  This year, more than 240 companies exhibited in over one million square feet of the convention center.  Here's a snapshot of the event from my vantage point:

"Nobody needs more things to sell."

That was from Ruth Presslaff, President of Presslaff Interactive Revenue.  I couldn't agree more.  I've grown weary of the many new opportunities to sell spots/placement/products.  The fact is, there is a ...

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A Mother's Legacy

The profile on Anne Graham Lotz's Twitter page reads: "Bible Teacher aimed at evangelizing the lost, reviving the hearts of God's people through exalting Jesus and proclaiming God's Word."

There are a lot of reasons why Anne is admired and cherished by many - her steadfastness to God's Word and commitment to revival in His people are just two of the many.

Personally, the list of reasons why I admire Anne is very long.  One reason in particular comes to mind often these days with Mother's Day quickly approaching -- the role of mothers in our lives ...

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Trivia: "ALL ALs"

Al's BirthdayEnjoy this very special trivia quiz . . .

1-Scarface.

2-Sportscaster for more than 20 years on Monday Night Football (et al).

3-"Mornin' Mr. Radio ... did I tell you everything is fine in my mind?"

4-Ganster finally convicted of tax evasion (let that be a lesson to you :)).

5-English version of Arabic-language news network.

6-From Vaudeville to Talkies, he was once called "The World's Greatest Entertainer."

7-Oakland Raiders mogul.

8-Today show weatherman.

9-He was, quite simply, weird.

10-Ed O'Neill's character before he became Jay Pritchett in a new series.

BONUS:  The best AL on the face of the ...

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A Significant Milestone

MacArthur New Testament CommentaryRecently John MacArthur reached a significant milestone that very few Bible teachers have ever accomplished: writing a detailed commentary on every verse of the New Testament.  

In follow-up to the completion of The MacArthur New Testament Commentary (a more than 35-year project), Carl Miller asked John on a recent "Grace to You®" broadcast, "What was the most rewarding aspect of this project? The reason countless hours of writing were well-spent?"  Here's John's response ...

The most exhilarating, blessed, triumphant, joyful, convicting experience of my life is to be studying the Word of God.  If you're going to study ...

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