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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!

Billy Graham Among Most Admired 56th Time

The Gallup Poll's annual Most Admired Men or Women surveys, conducted over the past 50 years, provide a fascinating portrait of the prominent personalities on the U.S. and the world stage.  And, in a world that has experienced such change on the political, economic, social and moral dynamics of life, the consistency of one particular person on the list year after year, is something I find deeply encouraging.

While Barack Obama and Hillary Clinton once again top this year's Gallup poll of whom Americans admire most, Billy Graham continues his record streak of appearances on the nation ...

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Trivia: "Openers"

Revisiting where I "left off" early December--this is the counterpart to "CLOSERS":  

open-house1 - Iconic Los Angeles church, now located in Glendora.

2 - Ali Baba's magical phrase for entrance to the treasure-filled cave.

3 - Welcome mode.

4 - Realtor's staple.

5 - Come anytime!

6 - Questions that allow you to freely form an answer.

7 - Major surgery on the pumper.

8 - OSS

9 - Willing to listen to opposing views.

10 - Most sandals.

Comment below with your answers & we'll let you know how you did!

Peggy Campbell
Ambassador: We Connect. Ministry and Media.


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What Is Important

Checking Facebook is always interesting . . . and reading through friends' posts on New Year's Day is no different.

I enjoyed reading about people's reflections on 2012 and their resolutions for 2013.  Particularly after Christmas and with the clean slate of anew year ahead, people's hearts seem to gravitate to what is important.

I'm no exception.

During the holiday season, I enjoyed more leisure time with my children and time to linger in the moments - to reflect on His blessings, to read His Word and to anticipate the year ahead.

That's why particularly at this time of ...

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How to Have a Happy New Year

Happy New Year!  How many times have you heard that in the last couple of days?  And, will it really be a happy new year for you?

No matter how you feel at the beginning of 2013, teacher Nancy Leigh DeMoss shows you how to set your mind on the things that matter most.  Over the next two weeks on Revive Our Hearts Nancy teaches on Psalm 1 and describes what true happiness looks like.

Listeners will be encouraged by these uplifting messages and challenged with a renewed commitment to live according to God's Word.  As Nancy says, "the ...

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Beyond the Call in Newtown

NewtownWhile it's challenging to see any light from the dark tragedy that rocked the Newtown elementary school last Friday, HCJB Global President Wayne Pederson was eager to speak about the courageous example of one teacher.  The parallels to this story and the Christmas story are worth sharing.  Here's what listeners will hear on Tuesday's "Beyond the Call":

As in nearly every tragic event, out of the horrific there emerges heroes.

A 27 year old teacher named Victoria Soto was one who went Beyond the Call.

She hid all her young students in a closet.  Shielding them from ...

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Praying for the Newton Community

When dropping off my elementary school age daughter at school this morning, I did what most others moms and dads across the country did . . . I held her a little closer, a little tighter and I said an extra prayer.   I prayed for her safety but I also prayed for those moms and dads who don't have their precious elementary school child to drop off at school today.

As the country asks "why" something as devastating as the Hook Elementary School tragedy occurred, Joni Eareckson Tada reminds that more important than wondering "why," we need to ask "how?"

"Since the ...

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