• Has America’s last slave ship been discovered?

    By / January 26, 2018 / Blogging through the Bible, History

    I am teaching a class on the Civil War to my high school students here at Trinity School.  I receive a daily email from Dr. Jim Dennison on a wide range of topics, but from a Christian viewpoint.  Today I came across a fascinating article, here it is: I am writing today about one of… [read more]

  • Happy Reformation Day

    By / October 31, 2017 / Christianity, History, Holidays

    Today millions of Americans will take their children trick or treating in an effort to get as much candy as possible and show off their cute costumes.  We call today Halloween in America. Its roots are in a pagan holiday that is somewhat confusing, but it is said to be a Druid’s creation.  However, it… [read more]

  • STAAR 2014 – Can You Pass?

    By / August 14, 2014 / History, School

                Here is the just released STAAR test for 8th grade social studies.  Can you pass it?  See why this test was successfully navigated by a mere 44 percent of Midland ISD’s students.  Go ahead, try it and see how you do. STAAR-G8-2014

  • LBJ Ranch and Boyhood Home

    By / June 15, 2014 / History, Photos

    LBJ Ranch and Boyhood Home In Johnson City and Stonewall, Texas This week I had some free time while my wife (Melissa) was doing a math camp in San Marcos, Texas, so I ventured over to visit the LBJ sites in Johnson City and Stonewall, Texas.  His boyhood home is well preserved with a great… [read more]

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