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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!

The Marriage Debate Continues

Family FactsThis week the Supreme Court will hear oral arguments in cases that challenge the constitutionality of the federal Defense of Marriage Act (DOMA) and California's Proposition 8.  And, today, it's anticipated that thousands will gather at the National Mall in Washington, DC to "March for Marriage," showing their support for traditional marriage.

The daily "Family Facts" program from The Heritage Foundation has been featuring the many benefits of marriage and its impact on children and our society, as a whole.

In addition, the organization has a variety of resources available to help inform and educate you and your ...

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The Gospel According to God

Last year I took to memorizing several key passages outlined in the MacArthur Daily Bible.  Isaiah 53:4-6 (below) became a most favorite because of the power and significance of each word. It also was the perfect passage to meditate on during the weeks leading up to Resurrection Sunday.  Now a year later, those verses remain etched in my heart as a reminder of the One who suffered and died for my sins so that I could have eternal life: 

"Surely He has borne our griefs and carried our sorrows, yet we esteemed Him stricken, smitten by God, and afflicted ...

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Easter: A Love Story

A friend asks on her Facebook page, “So when did Easter become the new Christmas? What's up with these Easter baskets stuffed with toys?  When I was a kid we got a chocolate bunny (a solid one if you were lucky) some jelly beans and a couple of marshmallow chicks and called it a day!”

As a mom of three who just bought her children a couple of bags of Easter goodies, I chuckled at her comment.

It’s what one of her friends posted in response though that’s important -– My ...

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Redefining Marriage Redefines Religious Freedom

Earlier this month, Eric Metaxas and John Stonestreet of the Colson Center hosted a forum on religious freedom at the NRB convention.  If you were not able to attend, a video of the session is now available for you to watch, plus we have provided additional resources to help keep you and your audience informed about this critical issue.  All of this information is included in our newly launched religious freedom briefing kit - available now.

We encourage you to visit this site regularly as we'll be updating the articles to stay current with breaking news items.  And, feel free ...

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Trivia: "Directions"

compassYou may/may not need your compass to solve this week's trivia!

1-Quirky series set in Alaska that was popular early 90s

2-Spectacular natural light display

3-At the center of the Iran-Contra scandal late 80s

4-Santa's turf

5-Dennis the Menace

6-Popular outdoor product company named for the most difficult climbing location

7-The enemy for soldiers treated by the 4077th M*A*S*H unit

8-Brightest light in the Little Dipper

9-Cary Grant and Eva Marie Saint battle spies at Mt Rushmore

10-USA aerospace and defense tech company


Did you keep from getting lost?  Submit your answers below!


Peggy ...

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Springtime!

springtimeSpring is almost here and after your home has been closed up all winter won't it be nice to open up the windows and let fresh, spring air and sunshine in? 

It feels so good to air out and freshen your home up with a little spring cleaning!

To help you get started, here are a few of Emilie Barnes' "speed cleaning" techniques:

  • First put on some lively music with a fast beat.  This will help you move and clean faster, and it won't be so boring!

  • Always start at the top of the room and work down ...
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