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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!

3 Ideas for Families this Summer

Focus on the Family SummerSummer seems to be the time when a lot of people are focusing more on their family.  And Focus on the Family is ready with ways to help families intentionally connect with each other...and with Christ. 

Here are three ideas for families this summer . . . share them with your listeners!

1. SUMMERrific Faith Adventures

Tell your listeners about "SUMMERrific Faith Adventures,"  Thriving Family's 2015 Summer Activity Calendar, with a PDF download or print image.

They are FREE for your use, as long as they are used to promote Thriving Family's calendar download and no changes or alterations are ...

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Trivia: "ALL's FAIR in the WORLD"

World's FairThis year it's Milan ... can you name the CITY that hosted the World's Fair by the descriptions below?:

1-Unveiled the first Ferris wheel-and gruesome Devil in the White City murders.

2-This Fair introduced America to the Carousel of Progress and "It's a Small World."

3-Princess Diana fainted, blaming it on exhaustion.  (Of course, later we knew it was due to an eating disorder.)

4-Officials expected a $5 million profit-but made only $57.

5-President William McKinley was shot (and later died), at the fair.  Coincidentally, this was also where the first x-ray machine debuted.

6-The first official "World ...

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Sharathons and SonSet Radios

SonSet EffectMaking plans for your Fall sharathon event?  Consider a missions project where you and your listeners can give the gift of radio to someone in an unreached part of the world.

Reach Beyond has been placing solar-powered radios in the hands of people all over the world.  These SonSet radios are fixed-tuned to the local Christian station.  They are like little missionaries going into areas you and I could never go with the gospel.

"The SonSet Radio has the ability to change a life, and that is worth our support as a radio station family.  These little radios have a ...

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Seeking Solitude

Max-LucadoIn the past several weeks, I've dug into my Bible and talked with God more than I had for a long time.  When I am involved in every activity I can find, I don't make time for the Lord.  And that's damaging.

Max Lucado
recently shared, "We'll try anything to get rid of our loneliness.  But should we?  Should we be so quick to drop it?  Could it be that loneliness is a gift?  A gift from God?"

Loneliness can come in a variety of forms.  In the American culture, it's easy to feel lonely ...

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BreakPoint® Responds to Supremes' Ruling on Marriage

On Monday, June 29th, "BreakPoint®" airs a special broadcast with John Stonestreet who reacts to the Supreme Court's ruling on the definition of marriage.  He shares . . .

"I'd like to start by stating what should be obvious to the Christian: while five justices of the Supreme Court have ordered the legal recognition of same-sex marriage, the court cannot redefine marriage itself, just as Roe v. Wade did not redefine the sanctity of human life. And, just as Roe marked a new phase in the struggle for the sanctity of life and the dignity of new persons, Friday's ...

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Are We Redefining Marriage?

We cannot sacrifice truth on the altar of "love." We have to be kind, we have to be compassionate, but we have to be truthful.  -Dennis Rainey

Hearing the decision handed down by the Supreme Court Justice last Friday-legalizing same-sex marriage in every state-was disappointing news to be sure, but not unexpected.  In fact, Dennis Rainey and Bob Lepine, as well as FamilyLife's Board of Directors, met just days prior to Friday's court ruling to discuss how they would respond.  As Dennis put it in a letter to constituents, "Words matter."

This week on "FamilyLife Today," Dennis and ...

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