Category Archives: Religion and Politics

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Beauty of God

A friend said recently that we tend to look to far for God, or that we try and find him in places or contexts we assume that he will be. This is unnecessary. God is everywhere. He is among us. … Continue reading

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North Star Bible Camp Wrap-Up – 2 months late

Well, greetings to all. It seems two whole months have slipped by since my return from a month in Alaska. I wrote and printed letters to many people who were my supporters and then stumbled in all sorts of ways … Continue reading

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North Star Bible Camp Week 1 and more

Today is July 2nd, our twelfth day at North Star. This is the first morning of the middle school camp and I’ve got a break on my new position for the week. Our first few days here we spent lots … Continue reading

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Thoughts on Temptation

This morning I stood in my room and faced the seemingly simply decision of whether of not to open up my laptop or sit down with my Bible… I was feeling lustful since the time I awoke and knew no … Continue reading

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Government: Week Seven Vocabulary: Creative Story

Here is something I had to make up to show understanding of some vocab words in government class. In the Scopes trial, where John Scopes’ teaching of Darwinian theory was questioned, the court with jurisdiction over the case submitted a … Continue reading

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George Carlin – Some Favorite Quotes

I stumbled upon this guy this morning online, and he has some great sayings: “If a movie is described as a romantic comedy, you can usually find me next door playing pinball.” …Agreed. “By and large, language is a tool … Continue reading

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Pilgrimage Pictures

Hello all! I’m back from England (as of last Tuesday) but have been very busy with marching band marathons, church stuff, etc and haven’t felt much like posting anything. I’m sort of written out at this point…I wrote 13 pages … Continue reading

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Google Maps to Canterbury!

I spent a little while looking at various place in England on Google Maps, and easily found Canterbury Cathedral in Kent, England. This is where I will be at the end of this week. We leave on Tuesday!! Canterbury from … Continue reading

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The Faith Sermon

Here it is folks. The big sermon I’ve been hinting that really made me think on Sunday morning “What the heck? This applies directly to me at this exact moment in time, TREMENDOUSLY!” Background – the gospel my priest was … Continue reading

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The Sermon is Coming; KU Marching Camp

Alright, two this are contained in this post. I don’t want to diminish the large significance of the sermon aspect, but multiple things happen at once in life. 🙂 Sermon (First make sure you are all read up on My … Continue reading

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