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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!

Marc Gastineau: In his own words!

footballMarc Gastineau, the iconic former New York Jets Defensive Linemen and member of the famed New York Jets Sack exchange, was wildly popular in the 80's football worldon and off the fieldin a lifestyle invoking that of a rock star!

Marc says of those tumultuous years, "I went down the wrong road as a player.  I was making big money, but I found myself totally empty."  These days Marc prefers talking about what God has done in his life
and his involvement in outreach to the city's youth with Times Square Church in New York City ...

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Reframing Reality through Biblical Worldview


"What usually helps us get through hard times is knowing they're going to end," the professor calmly said.  I sat in his office, staring silently at him from across the large oak desk.  It was my final year of college and big life decisions awaited me.  I needed answers.  I yearned for guidance.  I craved input.  Ultimately, I felt hopeless.

Have you ever felt that way?

We all have.  No matter the trial you're facing, there's a lot of power when someone comes alongside you to say, "There's more than this.  Hold on."

In my professor ...

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The Dude's Guide to Marriage

"Ultimately what a man needs to do is he needs to be a student of his wife.  If you don't know her and what communicates love to her, you're going to miss the whole deal." - Dennis Rainey

What I appreciate most about the ministry of FamilyLife is that the help and hope they offer marriages and families is never one-sided.  In fact, just the other day this wife re-read an article by Bob Lepine about what husbands wished their wives knew about them.  It was exactly the reminder I needed.

This month, "FamilyLife Today" presents a series of ...

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What is the Secret to Contentment?

  • Monday, November 2, 2015
  • Michelle Blood

"You are to be content because you understand that an utterly, and totally, and infinitely, supernaturally resourceful God will never leave you or forsake you." -John MacArthur

Shortly after I became a Christian, a fellow new believer asked me during a moment of despair, "How am I supposed to count it all joy when there's nothing to be joyful about!?"  In my naiveté, the only response I could give her was the promise of Proverbs 3:5-6.  I wasn't prepared to give her any other response as I was still discovering those answers for myself. 

Woman clutching BibleToday, however, I ...

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Unexpected Grace: Nancy and Robert's Story

So, have you heard the big news?  Nancy's getting married on November 14th!

And, this month on "Revive Our Hearts" Nancy shares from her heart in two special series . . .

"Thoughts for My Single Sisters ... Before I Become a "Mrs." (November 11-13)

You can trust God to write your story.  Nancy Leigh DeMoss has learned that truth over 57 years of singleness, and she continues to believe it as she enters marriage.  She'll give valuable perspective on trusting God with your story, whether married or single.

"Unexpected Grace: Nancy and Robert's Story" (November 16-20)

Nancy was in ...

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Trivia: "KC v NYC!"

Trivia-NYC-KC1-Reaches the heights!  Tallest building in NYC?  Highest structure in KC?

2-A river runs through it.  Which one in NYC?  Which one in KC?

3-Gotta keep singing.  Give me a song with NYC in the title.  Do the same for KC.

4-Tastes good!  Name the KC titled sauce used widely for iconic BBQ.  Name the dessert that bears NYC in the description.

5-Name, please?  NYC was first called what?  KC originally was known as?

6-Movers.  Who moved from KC to Hollywood when his "Laugh-O-Gram Studio" went broke.  Who moved from NYC when he took his team to Los Angeles?

7-Shakers ...

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