On Wednesday November 14th (a week from today) at 6pm CST, Jeff Pruett and I will be hosting an Alumni Conference Call. This will be an opportunity to hear from the HA Directors about what is going on here in the Honor Academy, there will be an opportunity to ask questions as well. The call will be from 6:00-6:45 you can dial in at that time to join the call. Our host is Calliflower. This program also allows you to join us online and chat with the other callers. Once you dial in with your Regions number you will want to enter in the “Conference code” when prompted. We look forward to talking to you!
Isaac Latterell (Honor Academy Class of 2002) won his election to become a state representative in South Dakota. Here is some information about him. Please pray for him that he will walk in wisdom in this new position.
Vote for Isaac Latterell on November 6th
Freedom isn’t free, but it’s worth the effort.
Our founding fathers learned valuable lessons of freedom the hard way. They chose not to sit back and let an oppressive tyrant enslave them and their future generations. It cost them their energy, time, money, and it cost many men their lives. If so many were willing to work so hard and even shed their blood for freedom and for this constitution, shouldn’t we give a few hours of our time and one or two of our Ben Franklins to defend and restore it?
Our founding documents established our republic and protected our freedom; to try and continue on without them will end surely in tyranny. When a patient is bleeding to death, does he need a Gatorade transfusion? No, he needs to replace the precious blood he has lost. We must recapture what we have lost in America.
We are the king!
America needs you to govern well. It can’t survive without you rising up to your throne, and I can’t get this message heard without your help. I urge you to join our campaign today! www.wearetheking.com
Question: Do you want to leave an encouragement for Isaac?
I strongly feel that I would not be where I am today had it not been for my training at the Honor Academy.
As I was leaving the internship I had a small bag of belongings… no car …..no credited education…. and a host of priceless moments and God-promises of what was ahead including MY VISION STATEMENT…. which centered on the following verse.
I will lead the BLIND …….Is 42:16 “I will lead the blind by ways they have not known, along unfamiliar paths I will guide them; I will turn the darkness into light before them and make the rough places smooth. These are the things I will do; I will not forsake them.”
I also had a different work ethic, boldness that I never had before… and a will to accomplish what was ahead, no matter what.
After I got home, I quickly got a job and started college with a plan to someday be an optometrist. Set out on my own..
To make a long story short, I started a women’s bible study stayed plugged in my church and continued to do many missions trips all while I was working as a waitress and going to school. I was asked to preach at a Woman’s conference. Got accepted to Optometry School and very soon got into a bad horse back riding accident. Head first into the fence. The ER Dr said I was lucky to be alive and even still lucky to still be able to walk. The dean of my college wanted me to take a year off to re cooperate. I said “NO WAY” if I fail I will fail trying. I graduated with honors in the top 10% of my class. At that school re-started FELLOWSHIP of Christian Optometrists (it had fizzled out many years earlier). I led a trip to Honduras where we did eye clinics and gave out glasses. Many people who could not read their bible just a simple pair of reading glasses made all the difference. That group has grown leaps and bounds and touches many other disciplines. It is so awesome to see something you birthed be blessed by God! I graduated May 2010 as and Eye Doctor!!! and got a job in Atlanta where I still reside. I married my other half Nov 2011. The best blessing from God I have ever imagined. Through it all staying PURE clear minded and pursuing the call. My vision continues to expand as we find all that I am called to in this profession. My husband and I are part of the children’s ministry at our church and newly wed ministry. I still plan on doing many more medical missions trips with my husband and my husband has a strong call to preach, lead and write to this generation. As one unit we are excited for what is ahead.
ALL that to quickly say……..
I want to sincerely thank you!! Thanks for all you have done to instill into this generation (ME) a seed of greatness and how to relentlessly and passionately pursue the ONLY GOD worth living for.
Dr. Z (Jacqueline Zermeno)
Question: Do you have an encouraging word you want to give to Dr. Zermeno?
Right now the August Undergraduate Interns in the Honor Academy are praying about staying a second year. One of the programs they can be part of is the Core Advisor program. Here is a video made by former Core Advisor’s explaining the heart behind the program:
Question: How did your Core Advisor impact your life?
We finished up our Week of the Ring with an incredible banquet on Saturday night. We had around 140 family members that came to the banquet to support the August Interns that made a commitment to a life long pursuit of Honor and Godliness. Here is another video that we showed the interns this past week from an alumni:
Question: What are your memories of the Week of the Ring banquet?
The over 5000 alumni of the Honor Academy are scattered around America and around the world. There are alumni that are Nurses, Homemakers, Pastor’s, Educators, Business Women & Men, Mechanics, Artists, Musicians, Missionaries, etc.
Starting tonight, we are having the opening of our Alumni Weekend where we will come together to encourage one another in the things of God.
Here is a video from an alumni that I dearly love. He was an intern 10 years ago and God touched his life during his time at the Honor Academy.
Question: Are you going to participate in Kris’s challenge?
On Monday I spoke to the interns at the opening session of Week of the Ring. I spoke to them on being people that pursue Godliness and being people that pursue the heart of Jesus. I also explored the topic of being people that are determined and hard workers. Before I spoke to them, I had them watch this video from an alumnus about her experience 12 years ago:
Question: What was your response to this video?
If you want to inspired and encouraged in your dependence on God, click on the video below and be encouraged by this incredible, gifted, and anointed man: