Category Archives: Turning In All Standing

Top Three Resources – General Election 2014

Check out these three resources to make sure you can make an informed choice for upcoming 11/4 elections (only two days!). These sites are a great way to quickly gather information so you can make an informed choice for theses important offices. Continue reading

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The Kenneth E. Behring National History Day Competition 2014

Well, history day 2014 has come and gone. Joel Myers and I have spent over six months working on our website about the American Fighting Man’s Code of Conduct and an American POW’s responsibility to escape. We placed first at … Continue reading

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Adoption: An Isider’s View

Today my post is on Leah Good’s adoption awareness blog, Teens Interceding for Orphans! Click over to read the full post: Adoption. When Leah first asked me to do a guest post on TIO about adoption I wasn’t sure what … Continue reading

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What I’ve been doing this spring: @Sasse4Senate

As you all know, I’m interested (and often involved) in politics. This past spring, I got in with Ben Sasse and his campaign for US Senate to replace the now retiring Mike Johanns. I first heard about Dr. Sasse at … Continue reading

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Memorial Day and NHD

“There’s a lot of great people in this country, don’t ever let anybody tell you different.” — Loosely translated from A Walk Across America by Peter Jenkins Mr. Jenkins was right when he said that in his book. There really are … Continue reading

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Election Day

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Satire in Jonathan Swift’s Gulliver’s Travels

BOOK INFORMATION I recently finished studying Jonathan Swift’s famous satirical novel Gulliver’s Travels as part of my “Great Books” high school curriculum.  Jonathan Swift was “born in Ireland of British stock” in 1667 (iii).  Gulliver’s Travels was originally published in … Continue reading

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The Hobbit: The Desolation of Smaug

Last week, I set foot in a movie theater for the first time in 7 years to see The Desolation of Smaug, continue on to read about the gospel tract I made to hand out. Continue reading

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Christ’s Birth and the Connection to Prophecy

Merry Christmas! This post is part of a “Christmas Blog Bash”. Continue reading

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What John Bunyan Teaches us about Death in The Pilgrim’s Progress

I recently read John Bunyan’s classic allegory The Pilgrim’s Progress as part of my ‘Great Books’ curriculum for school. This document talks about what we can learn about death from this book. Continue reading

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