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Contest Time with Spurgeon

Monday, January 19th, 2009

UPDATE: Contest winners are Linda T, Tammy, Rhonda England, and Latayne Scott. Thanks so much for your responses — I wish I could have given you all prizes! For this contest I would like you to tell me what this phrase of Spurgeon’s means to you — Omnipotence has servants everywhere. Make your comments here […]

Homeschooler Henry Hoffmann Wins NRA Essay Contest

Sunday, January 18th, 2009

Homeschooler Henry Hoffmann submitted an essay for the NRA’s annual nationwide essay contest, and out of 1200 entries, won! Quoting founding father Thomas Jefferson, Henry noted that: “[A]ll power is inherent in the people….[I]t is their right and duty to be at all times armed.” This was, in essence, his thesis for his essay which […]

Contest Winner

Tuesday, January 6th, 2009

Sorry for the delay in picking a winner for the New Year’s Contest — our internet connection has been irregular. So, playing the role of “gift god” as Harvey puts it, I’m picking Meg Volmer to win the set of books. Meg, can you send me your address?

Three Contests

Friday, January 2nd, 2009

Monday we’ll pick a winner of the New Year’s contest — you have a few more days to enter. Also, tomorrow we’ll be picking the winners of the “Transfer is a Propaganda Technique” contests on Facebook and Fallacy Detective News.

New Year’s Contest

Monday, December 29th, 2008

Painting by Johannah (Bluedorn) Stanford Quilling project by Johannah (Bluedorn) Stanford What art or craft project are you and your kids working on this winter? Tell us about it in the comments here, and we’ll pick a winner next week. The winner will receive Expository Thoughts on the Gospels by J.C. Ryle — 4 Volume […]

Transfer as a propoganda technique

Monday, December 29th, 2008

Transfer is a propaganda technique. An advertiser uses this technique when he tries to transfer our good feelings about one thing, to his product. There is no real connection between smoking cigarettes and a cowboy, but Marlboro wants you to associate the two. Mastercard wants us to transfer our good feelings about The Three Stooges […]

2009 Christian Worldview Essay Contest

Saturday, December 13th, 2008

The Trinity Foundation announces the 2009 Christian Worldview Essay Contest. The topic is the book God’s Hammer: The Bible and Its Critics. The contest is open to those between the ages of 17-23. For a list of the rules or an entry form, visit the website or click on the links. God’s Hammer ($10.95) may […]

Where is Toodles today?

Thursday, November 6th, 2008

Where is Toodles today? The 12th person to email me the correct answer wins a book. bluedorn AT triviumpursuit DOT com UPDATE: We still don’t have a winner! UPDATE: We finally have a winner. Toodles is near the top of Devil’s Tower in Wyoming. Here are the entries. Sonja in Seattle Alltheott Jenny Swersie, Newton, […]

Name That Tune Contest

Monday, October 27th, 2008

What is another name for Op. 49 No. 4 Wiegenlied: Guten Abend, Gute Nacht by J. Brahms? First person to tell us wins a copy of My Mommy My Teacher. Post your answer in the comments section here.

Just to let you know….

Wednesday, October 15th, 2008

….I still don’t have a winner in last week’s Homeschooling with the Trivium (#513) contest. Email me if you think you know the answer.


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