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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!

You’ll Get Through This

You'll get through this

The news coming out of Moore, Oklahoma is heart breaking. The latest report estimates over 20 people have been killed, at least 9 are children.

As the debris settle from the tornado that has uprooted hundreds, so too does the shock and grief and utter disbelief and hopelessness over the community's losses.

Some are thinking, "How can this be happening? Where is God?"

"How will I ever get through this?"

When we go through tragedy, how can we hold onto the promises of God?

This is something that Max Lucado is going to be unpacking in the coming months ...

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Preparing Your Student for College

It's graduation season and a time for celebration, but if you have a high schooler heading off to college, some parents wonder if their child is prepared for what's ahead--a potentially hostile environment that will challenge their Christian faith.

We've all heard the statistics that far too many students raised in Christian homes and churches abandon the church as young adults, largely due to the outside influences and ideas presented to them while away at college.

On the latest edition of BreakPoint® This Week, John Stonestreet welcomes author Mike Adams and Summit Ministries President, Jeff Myers to ...

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The Art of Eating, To Moms Everywhere (Week of 5.15.13)

Take 5


...  much to his surprise.

depends on the countryThanks to Rainey Floreen/JAF for this one!

  first tastes.  Thanks, Michelle!

… Tokyo-style.  Thanks to Eric Gatewood/WBFJ for the tip!

...  some fun with geography(Let me know your total points
we'll award the highest!)


...  we missed this last week . . . but it deserves a Take 5 spot.

Quote of the Week:

Send in your Take 5 submissions!

Peggy Campbell
Ambassador Advertising Agency: We Connect. Ministry and ...

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What Matters Most

My house is not immaculate, but I try to keep it orderly.   I was tidying up last night when I noticed all the shoes by the back door.  How many times have I told the kids to pick up their shoes and put them away before going to bed?

Then it hit me.

The day will come when there won't be children's' shoes by the back door. There won't be school backpacks lying all over the family room.   And I think about what really matters -- I am blessed with three wonderful children . . . children who have placed their ...

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Gosnell -- The Face of Abortion in America

I'm having lunch today with a friend -- my first time being with her since she became a new mommy.  After 6 years of trying to conceive, she and her husband adopted a baby boy 4 months ago.

On Monday, late-term abortionist, Kermit Gosnell was found guilty on three counts of first-degree murder in three of the four babies' deaths.  He could get the death penalty in each case.

The tragic dichotomy in both these realties is palatable.

My friend has long wanted, prayed and waited for a baby.

Gosnell sits awaiting his sentence for murdering babies.

Brad Mattes, speaker ...

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Trivia: "Goin' to the Chapel"

chapelName and location please . . .

1.  Steeple that sent Paul Revere riding.

2.  Pastored by R. A. Torrey, Harry Ironside, George Sweeting, Erwin Lutzer.

3.  "No place is so dear to my childhood."

4.  Burial site for Charles Darwin, William Wilberforce, Charles Dickens and Rudyard Kipling.

5.  Began in a movie theater thru influence of Trinity's Gilbert Bilezikian.

6.  Cornerstone laid in 1163, a hunchback called it home.

7.  Pastored by R. A. Torrey, Louis T. Talbot, Vernon McGee.

8.  Hosts Michelangelo's artwork on the ceiling.

9.  Luther nailed it.

10.  Constructed under leadership of second woman in America ...

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