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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!

BIG mistake!

Taffic lightsWe drove back from a week of vacation on Sunday night, July 7th.  So did about 200 million other Southern Californians.  Suddenly, seven days of wonderful family memories and a carefree life were quickly forgotten fun.  Quite literally, we faced 100 miles of bumper-to-bumper traffic.  There's nothing that will more rapidly, or absolutely, drain every ounce of joy.

Just like that, a week of calm serenity turned to the sort of place God has reserved for the devil and his legion--if you know what I mean. 

Frankly, I should have known better.  Of course the I-5 would be a ...

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Trivia: "Songs of Summer" (Part 2)

Summer musicUpon further reflection ... didn't want to miss out on these.  Name the song ... and who made it famous.

1-It's much too groovy a summer's day to waste runnin' 'round in the city.

2-They say that all good things must end someday-autumn leaves must fall.

3-People talking, people laughing-a man selling ice cream singing Italian songs ... can you dig it (yes, I can).  And I've been waiting such a long time.

4-If everybody had an ocean across the USA ...

5-Out of the sun ... we'll be havin' some fun ... people walking above ... we'll be falling in ...

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“You’ll Get Through This” launches on 9/11 with “Our Strong Tower”

9/11In a time when the struggles in life seem to outweigh the good, when the hardships seem too big to overcome and the pain we feel seems too much to bear, Max Lucado responds with the most important thing we can hold on to - hope.

In a four-part series beginning with the remembrance of 9/11 and culminating in December with the redeeming story of Christmas, Max Lucado presents:

"You'll Get Through This"

Hope and Help for Your Turbulent Times

The Series begins with a partnership with the Salvation Army on 9/11 in a radio Special titled: "Our ...

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A New Voyage

Dana PerinoThis is an exciting time for the crew of the Africa Mercy as they ready for another season of service.

Not only is the Africa Mercy heading for a new destination, a special guest will be on board as the ship makes it's first visit to Point Noire, Congo.

Dana Perino, former White House Press Secretary and current co-host of FOX News' The Five, will board the Africa Mercy on August 28 for its first visit to Republic of the Congo.

This marks Perino's fifth trip to Africa, which she will document thoroughly through the use of social ...

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"One Less Soul In Hell"

Revive Our Hearts just concluded their eight-city Revive Tour and along with the ministry, we're praising God for how He worked during the last stop in Lancaster PA.  Here's one powerful email they received upon arriving home:

"A miracle happened Friday night at the Revive Tour in Lancaster.  I had invited five women, but no one accepted, so my twenty-four-year-old unsaved son said he'd come with me.  The message that night was right on, and my son was broken, humbled, and repentant.  He asked the Lord to come into his life that night and has since witnessed ...

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Baseball Player's Testimony, Growing Butterflies

1.  WORDS THAT ARE THEIR OWN OPPOSITE
...  thanks to those always-thinking folks at Mental Floss.


2.  BUTTERFLIES
...  are (eventually) free.  And amazing.


3.  A PIANO QUINTET
  how many hands can go on 88 keys anyway?!



4.  I AM SECOND
… and "Go, Angels"!


5.  HELPING A VET
...  latest in the series from Live Generously.


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