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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!

Trivia: '48

Al and Margaret WeddingAs you'll see with #10, '48 has a very special significance for Ambassador . . . good luck with the quiz!

1-This is no way to treat a pacifist.  What renown peace-maker was assassinated this year?

2-Founded this year, this organization's Hall of Fame includes Richard Petty, Dale Earnhardt, and Fireball Roberts.

3-Truman signs this act which authorizes $5 billion in aid for 16 countries.

4-David Ben-Gurion guides this country to its declaration of Independence.

Al and Margaret5-It was the first summer Olympics since 1936.  And an American became the youngest ever decathlon gold medalist.  Name the medalist-and where was he competing?

6-In ...

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Recap from Rocklin

  • Friday, June 21, 2013
  • Jim Sanders
  • Insights

Jim Sanders had the pleasure of joining Christian Music Broadcasters (CMB) for the Rocklin Leadership Momentum Summit on June 20th.  Here are a few of his notes from the one-day event:

summitA great day of seeing old friends and meeting new.  It's a bit like drinking from a fire hose, but just a couple highlights:

Jim Daly describing the importance of engaging the culture in kind and loving discussion, not just firing away at them with hate-filled rhetoric.  Didn't Jesus command us to love our enemies?  Few people are hated into the kingdom.

Ray Johnston continued the orthopraxy ...

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Home

HomeCatherine Clark Murphy, a writer and photojournalist aboard the Africa Mercy is going home to Texas for a few weeks.

But, as she writes in her blog, "home" now carries a whole new context. There have been too many experiences and stories and people in her life on the Africa Mercy to quantify - to just classify - her time there as a temporary volunteering assignment.

Her abnormal life on the Africa Mercy has now become her normal. So, what happens when she goes back to her original normal life in Texas? I hope she writes to let us know.

That's ...

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Take Away Value

In Christian radio, we often refer to the need for "take away" value.  We consider how the listener's life will be enhanced from the time investment of hearing a radio program.  Will the message shared resonate in the listener's heart and lead to life changing decisions? 

Of course, take away value isn't exclusive to radio programs - every day, we have the opportunity to invest time and focus on other areas of potential life impacting moments.

Sunday night was one of significant take-away value  . . .  eternal take away value.

At the Calvary Chapel Summer Crusade on Sunday night, Franklin ...

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Remembering Chloe

  • Thursday, June 13, 2013
  • Peggy Campbell
  • Insights

"Taking on a pet is a contract with sorrow." -- Carol Anshaw


Chloe

Yesterday I lost my best friend.

Thirteen years ago, Culloden Miss ("Chloe") arrived at our home on Dundee Court.  Let's just say it wasn't an altogether joyous occasion.  There was a classic "misunderstanding" between me and Jon--I thought he had encouraged my bringing home the pup in the pet store who hadn't sold after four months.  Jon didn't recall the conversation quite the same.  It didn't help when the two reigning Scotties, Aberdeen Lass ("Abby") and Belleshills Beauty ("Belle"), evidenced their unhappiness with the ...

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Compare Your Salary, Nice Recovery, Best Gift for Dad (Week of 6.12.13)

 

Take 5

 

1.  JUST A DROP
...  amazing.


2.  SIXTY SECONDS OF SALARY
… putting it in perspective.



3.  HOW TO RESPOND
  when the cymbals fail.



4.  THE CLYDESDALE STORY
… I want one!



5.  HAPPY FATHER'S DAY
...  with love.


Quote of the Week:



Send in your Take 5 submissions!

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

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