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Patriot Day (9/11)

“Beyond 9/11: The Impact of Prayer” (28:00)
Carter Conlon
Original Release Date: Patriot Day 2014

In 2001, every eye was focused on Manhattan–and in the midst of the 9/11 tragedy, Times Square Church was at the ready, uniquely prepared to minister in the crisis.  Because they had prayed.  It’s a powerful and deeply moving remembrance of 9/11 … with the strongest of biblical foundations as the platform for impacting our culture then … and now.




New for Christmas 2020
Carter Conlon | Times Square Church
26:00 available on FTP and Amb-OS

Always a favorite!  Don’t miss the annual Christmas special from Carter Conlon.  Watch this space for details.


“A Christmas Carol”

Originally Released 2008
Radio Theatre | Focus on the Family
3-part special for 2-hour block/1 hr. 39 min.

Charles Dickens was just 12 years old when he saw firsthand the devastating effects of child labor.  He never forgot those images.  In 1843 he wrote a pamphlet titled: “An Appeal to the People of England, on Behalf of the Poor Man’s Child.”  It became the story of Dickens’ “A Christmas Carol.”  Focus on the Family brings to life the story of miserly Scrooge who in one momentous night is confronted by his own lack of compassion—and given the opportunity to change not only his life but others too!  It’s a message that defines the spirit of the season of Christ’s birth, of His loving compassion!

“Christmas Stories”

Originally Released 2018
Focus on the Family
1 hr. special with time for local spot avails

Focus on the Family is inviting your listeners to recall their own tales and traditions in their latest radio special simply called, “Christmas Stories.”  Jim Daly and John Fuller host favorite guests like Bill and Pam Farrell, Julie Barnhill and Phil and Kay Robertson about their favorite Christmas memories.  (And yes—they’ll hear about the Robertson’s recipe for cooked squirrel!).

“Adventures in Odyssey Christmas Marathon”

Focus on the Family

Timeless stories from your favorite characters in Odyssey!  Episodes for 2020 include:

  • Gifts for Madge and Guy
  • Peace on Earth
  • A Time for Christmas
  • A Lamb’s Tale
  • A Christmas Conundrum
  • Silent Night

“Because of Bethlehem”

Originally Released 2016
Max Lucado
28:00 special available via FTP

Max Lucado loves Christmas! Because somewhere, someone will ask the Christmas questions, and the answers Max shares are sure to give us all hope!  And in this special, Max, the master story-teller, tells stories from his childhood, his family, his life—stories to draw the listener to the Christ of Christmas … in a narrative drama whose characters will take you to the biblical scene: With Mary and Joseph as the innkeeper turns them away, in the temple court when Herod demands a search for the baby Jesus, as Simeon makes his way through the crowds of Jerusalem to see Jesus!  And the question: “Would you let Jesus love you?”

“One Perfect Life: Christmas Edition”

Originally Released 2014
John MacArthur
2 specials/25:00 each or combined for one 50:00 special

One Perfect Life by John MacArthur is the setting for the story of Jesus Christ in the very words of Scripture, blending all four Gospels in a harmonized life of Christ in two Christmas specials. Both fully dramatized narratives depict the persons characterized in the Gospel account. Each special is unique to itself and proclaims the Gospel message clearly through the birth and life of Christ.

Narrated and dramatized from the very words of Scripture and with descriptive commentary by John MacArthur we present:

“A Son is Given ” (25:00) … heralding the birth of John the Baptist and the astounding announcement from the angel Gabriel to Mary of the coming birth of Christ. It presents a picture of the precious time between Mary and Elizabeth, Mary’s Magnificat and Zacharias’ benediction, the worship and praise of the shepherds who journey to Bethlehem to proclaim the given Son. It is Christ coming to earth!

“Immanuel, God With Us” (25:00) … transports us to Bethlehem just after the birth of Christ to those days of Herod’s decree that all children two years of age are to be killed, of Jesus as a young boy teaching in the temple, of His baptism by John the Baptist signaling the beginning of His earthly ministry—culminating in His last hours on the Cross, His death, burial and resurrection as King of Kings and Lord of Lords.

“From the Manger to the Cross” (50:00) … combines the two Christmas specials into one seamless dramatization of Christ’s coming to earth to His resurrection.

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New Year's Eve/Day


New for New Year’s Eve/Day 2021
Carter Conlon | Times Square Church
26:00 available on FTP and Amb-OS

Pastor Carter Conlon, from Times Square Church in New York City, presents a new special for the new year!  Stay tuned for details.

Sanctity of Life

“Every Life Matters: The Truth about Down Syndrome” (26:00)
Brad Mattes
Original Release Date: January 2019

People with Down syndrome are too often considered expendable. In certain countries, government policy is to abort all babies with the genetic markers. In the process, the world is robbed of people who most joyfully and kindly shine brightest among us. In this special, Brad Mattes’ (Life Issues) releases a new radio special for Sanctity of Life: “Every Life Matters: The Truth about Down Syndrome” (26:00).


The Resurrection of America (26:00) 
Carter Conlon 
New for 2020

Reflecting the core message of his ministry, Pastor Carter Conlon newly and uniquely addressed the importance of prayer even as we celebrate the Easter season;

This is one of the most important radio specials I have ever done.  Speaking from 2 Chronicles 6, the special coincides with a great gathering of people who will be praying for our nation — in the place where this nation first began 400 years ago in Plymouth, Massachusetts.

“One Perfect Life: Easter Edition”
(2 specials/25:00 each or combined for one 50:00 special)
Original Release Date: Easter 2013

Part 1: “Jesus of Nazareth” (25:00)
John MacArthur

Fully dramatized … the Scripture used “word-for-word” from the four Gospels-following Jesus through His final week before His death on the cross—is the powerful ministry of Jesus of Nazareth—including an invitation to accept Christ from host, John MacArthur.

Part 2: “Jesus the Messiah” (25:00)
John MacArthur

Dramatized throughout in the words of Scripture, we follow those who were present with Jesus the Messiah in His death on the Cross, His burial and glorious Resurrection—with an invitation by host John MacArthur to make Jesus Lord and Savior.

“Come to the Cross” (25:00)
Max Lucado
Original Release Date: Easter 2013

In an inspiring and encouraging special from Max Lucado, he invites us to step closer and closer to the Cross of Christ—where we will experience more of His grace—more than we deserve.”

National Day of Prayer

“National Day of Prayer 2020” (26:00)
Carter Conlon
New for 2020

Join Carter Conlon for this all-new special that focuses on trusting God to bring an awakening to this nation.  What would it take for us to humble ourselves again, prayfully, in a day when Christians can be hated for telling the Truth.

As we mark this National Day of Prayer, the reminder is that no matter who is fighting against us, God is fighting for us … and God will always be in the majority!

For this important special, Pastor Carter is joined by his wife, Dr. Teresa Conlon (from Summit International School of Ministry) to call people from all over the nation to prayer, believing God to do what only He could do in this nation!

For airing Sunday, May 3rd in advance of 2020’s National Day of Prayer on Thursday May 7.  Contact Kari@ambaa.com for clearance and details.

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