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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!

Hymns For A New Perspective

One of my favorite movies to watch with my youngest is Soul Surfer.  There's a particular scene about perspective which is a standout for both of us.

In this scene, Bethany Hamilton's youth group leader shows the students pictures and they have to guess what they are - the problem is, if they look at them while magnified, they appear to be something they aren't.  If you take a step back, get a new perspective, you can clearly see what the picture is in reality. 
I'm working on a new perspective today as I'm challenged with ...

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An "Offensive" Valentine's Day Card

"Roses are red, violets are blue" . . . no problem for a child's Valentine's Day card-just don't include a Bible verse!

That's exactly what a first grader did when he gave Valentine's Day cards to classmates with a note mentioning God and John 3:16 in a little story about the history of St. Valentine's Day.  The principal ordered the cards removed.  His explanation to the parents was that they could be "offensive" to others.

On this Friday's edition of "The Garlow Perspective," Jim Garlow shares this story and how the Nazareth School District revised ...

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  • Saturday, February 7, 2015
  • Peggy Campbell
  • Just 4 Fun!

Caddyshack1-Possibly ready to file bankruptcy

2-The enticing abode of Kealakekua where the old guitars are playing.

3-It's a crazy one beyond the tracks--just a coffeehouse and made out of wood.

4-Iconic NYC burger joint just went public this month.

5-Starring inimitable Chevy Chase, Rodney Dangerfield, Bill Murray, Ted Knight.

6-SoCal eatery (Jani's favorite) with buckets of seafood.

7-For almost 50 years, iconic attraction at Knott's Berry Farm.

8-Arnold of Welcome Back, Kotter fame.

9-One of the fiery furnace trio.

10-Psychological test using inkblots :).

All clear?  Check your answers with Peggy!

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What's Your Favorite NRB Memory?

In our February Update newsletter, we're asking the question "What's your favorite memory from NRB?"  As Dr. Seuss said, "Sometimes you will never know the value of a moment, until it becomes a memory."  See what significant moments we remember from NRB's of the past!  (And make some new memories with us at NRB '15, see how >>)

Al Sanders


When the Convention celebrated Bev Shea's 80th birthday -- not with a single cake, but 80 of 'em.  Bev's children and Billy Graham came to honor this faithful soloist.


Jim Sanders


I'll have to say the ...

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Trivia: "THE MATCH-UP"

    Their yard is as renown as their Hasty Pudding awards.
    Their "Boys in the Boat" won the 1936 Olympics.

   It was built for the 1962 World's Fair.
   It marks the spot of an important Rev War battle.

    Navy legumes, bacon, molasses (or maple syrup).
    Best on a cedar plank though grilled or poached is OK too.

    Brought "Tall," "Grande" and "Venti" into the American lexicon.
    Employs over 50K and is ranked as the third-largest casualty insurer in the USA. 


    Named for the wealthy merchant who funded it, it's served as a market- and ...

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Living a Life of Integrity

My husband and I often watch Dateline on Friday nights.  Honestly, if you didn't know the Bible and the depravity that has gone on for thousands of years, you would after watching just a few episodes of those real life crime stories.  It's clear we're a world full of sinful people with no moral compass.

Grace to You® says that now we're living in a time when morality's been turned upside down. Right is considered wrong, and wrong is right--everywhere from the boardroom to the TV screen.  Sadly, even many church leaders fail to live ...

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