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The Ghost Breaker is a drama and haunted house horror complete with heroes, villains, and a Princess. The Ghost Breaker was originally a screenplay and would later be made a drama film directed by Cecil B. DeMille. (Summary by Linette Geisel) Cast:Narrator: Linette Geisel Warren; Ghost Breaker and Kentuckian hero: Bill Mosley Maria Theresa, Princess of Aragon: Amanda Friday Rusty Snow; Warren's servant man: Phil Chenevert Carlos, Duke of Alva, cousin of Maria Theresa: Marty Kris Colonel Jarv ...
 
The IN PLAIN SIGHT podcast empowers current and future leaders with inspiring stories of fellow abolitionists and actionable insights to implement in their own organizations. Hosted by David Trotter, episodes feature engaging interviews with noted leaders in the anti-trafficking movement - men and women committed to ending all forms of human trafficking in our world - sex trafficking, labor trafficking, and organ trafficking. Get more information at www.inplainsightfilm.com.
 
The Lesbian Talkshow is a podcast channel by and for queer women but all listeners are welcome. We have different shows which we have separated as if they are each a different series. Series 11: Les Talk About It, Series 9: Ask A, Series 8: Les Do Books, Series 7: Radio Dramas and original full fiction, Series 6: Coming Out Stories, Series 4: Writing as a business related shows, Series 3: Book Clips (author readings), Series 1: Unusual Hobbies. Find Lesbians on Screen and The Lesbian Review ...
 
Fingers on Buzzers is brought to you by comedian and keen amateur quizzer Lucy Porter, alongside The Chase's very own Jenny Ryan. Whether you’re a Pointless armchair aficionado, nostalgic for the days of Going for Gold, or a bona fide Mastermind, this is the podcast for you. Jenny and Lucy speak to a host of people who work behind the scenes of our favourite TV quiz shows, including James Harkin (QI), Roger Tilling (the ‘Voice’ of University Challenge) and Jenny Hawker (Only Connect); plus w ...
 
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Join us today for an inspiring story from Brian and Jennie Williamson. Brian and Jennie have students here at NorthStar and have an incredible Christian music ministry. Listen as they share the heartache that led them to each other and the beautiful testimony that they have in using their God-given talents to further the gospel. Click below for mor…
 
If you haven’t listened to “PART ONE: Dr. and Mrs. Allman- Transformed by Grace,” be sure to check it out here: https://thenorthstarnarrative.northstar-academy.org/part-one-dr-and-mrs-allman-transformed-by-grace/ We pick back up today with a thorough conversation on the book of Romans and Dr. Allman’s book, “Accept One Another: A Practical and Expo…
 
We're on hiatus until September 2. Until then, please enjoy some of our favorite episodes from the back catalog. Think the Amazons of Greek myth were mythical? Think again. The Greeks based their Amazons on the real-life warrior women next door. Centuries ago, ancient writers claimed that Scythian women of the Eurasian Steppe fought in battle along…
 
We are honored today to talk with Dr. James Allman and his wonderful wife, Jan. Dr. Allman is a theological professor with a powerful story of God’s grace. After a battle with depression, hear about the dramatic transformation that took place once God revealed Himself in a new way. To order Dr. Allman’s book, “Accept One Another: A Practical and Ex…
 
When Gaia Morrissette decided to get married, it was to game the system. But she discovered that people didn't like it when she told them that. Instead, she slowly realized that everyone around her was a member of the Cult of Marriage! So she undertook a grand experiment: Getting married to see how the rest of the world would react. And the results…
 
We welcome Amanda Barr—ceramicist, teacher, and disability advocate—to the show to talk about the experience of disability in a colonial society. A society that often seems as though it would prefer if people with disabilities would vanish from public life. We touch on the impact of being disabled in everything from education to parking to work to …
 
We're on hiatus until September 2. Until then, please enjoy some of our favorite episodes from the back catalog. Ancient Rome was full of rich, ambitious social climbers in a cutthroat political environment—people who had enemies to get rid of, and deep pockets to pay for the service. Poison assassins were in high demand—and one of the most notorio…
 
We're on hiatus until September 2. Until then, please enjoy some of our favorite issues from the back catalog. On August 24, 410 AD, Alaric and the Visigoths sacked the city of Rome. Before he sacked it, he starved it. Before that, he went toe to toe with the Roman Empire for fifteen years—uniting disparate tribes, holding a people together, and ac…
 
Rachel Goodwin joins us today with an inspiring story. Rachel is a Physician's Assistant and shares advice for students who are choosing their career path. She also shares how a country song impacted her life in the best way. As she began walking with Christ, He showed her how unforgiveness was destroying her life. Listen as she shares how He saved…
 
We're going on hiatus! We'll be back September 2. Thank you so much for joining us on the wild ride that was Season 6. Listen in as we discuss some highlights and behind-the-scenes goings on, and find out what we've got planned for our upcoming season. Get ad-free episodes here: https://www.patreon.com/ancienthistoryfangirl Learn more about your ad…
 
Join us today as we talk with four NorthStar teachers! Lindsey Hays, Katy Beirne, Melissa Moreno, and Shauna Mingus walk us through the courses they have authored and what they offer for our students. Hear what it's like to teach and author here at NSA and gain an incredible understanding of what your student will experience as they work through ou…
 
London began its life as Old Londinium—an informal trading community that sprang up around the narrowest point in the Thames, and was burned to the ground by Boudicca’s army just decades after its founding. This week, we asked bestselling urban fantasy author Ben Aaronovitch to take us on a tour of Old Londinium—say, the day before Boudicca’s arriv…
 
Are you curious how courses are built at NorthStar? Join us today as we talk with Bethany Walker! Bethany is the Curriculum Director at NorthStar and has a wealth of knowledge when it comes to education! Listen as she walks us through what the curriculum process looks like here at NorthStar and how we connect with students through intentional conte…
 
Join us this week as we talk with Megan Carpenter, Guidance Counselor at NorthStar Academy. Megan walks through how our Guidance office is able to help families as they are choosing courses for their students. She breaks down course selection for each grade level and gives great advice to parents as they think about which courses would be beneficia…
 
We’re joined by the incandescent dancer, poet, spiritual abolitionist Nikki Darling to talk about how sex work both is and is sometimes not a force for healing and decolonization. From porn to private sex work to stripping and beyond, we break down the systems that oppress people, and how to divest your own energy from them. Along the way, we visit…
 
The people of Camulodunum had found out the hard way that Rome’s promises of protection weren’t enough to save them from Boudicca’s rampaging army—and so did the people of London and Verulamium. Boudicca burned these cities to the ground, unleashing a cleansing fire that was seared into the British landscape. From there, Boudicca and her army set o…
 
Noel Horneck recently retired after serving faithfully for many years at NorthStar. His passion and dedication have helped NSA grow and expand. Noel sat down with us to share about one of his newest passions, pickleball. This episode will encourage you that it is never too late to try something new. We are so thankful for you Noel and hope you enjo…
 
Join us as we talk with Anna McAfee today! Anna is a military wife and mom of three. She homeschools her children and has moved three times throughout her husband's deployments. Listen as Anna shares how God has used the body of Christ to provide for her family. Be encouraged as Anna shares wisdom from a time of loss in her life and how the word of…
 
When Boudicca rebelled against the Romans, she knew exactly who to turn to for allies: the Trinovantes. Years ago, the Romans had taken over their town, Camulodunum—and made it over into a veterans’ retirement colony, subjugating the Trinovantes in the process. When the opportunity came to drive the Romans out, they seized the opportunity. But many…
 
Today we talk with Ali O'Leary, a K-12 Librarian and NSA Supervisor at Oasis International School in Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia. Listen as Ali discusses her hobbies, culture, and passions. From helping students navigate online courses to finding the perfect book for each student to engage their interest in reading, Ali is able to invest in students in …
 
We are so excited to hear from Esther Ireland on this week's episode. Esther is an 8th grader here at NorthStar Academy. She is passionate about sailing and living a life full of adventures. Listen as Esther shares the joys and challenges of sailing and how every moment has taught her how to lean on the strength of God. Esther also shares about her…
 
The story of Boudicca’s revolt is as epic as you can get. It’s got murder and pillage, Romans behaving badly, cities on fire, and a layer of destruction that was scorched into the earth. But it's also the story of a people on a precipice of great change. Who was Boudicca? Who was this iron-age warrior queen who stood up to the Romans—and whose name…
 
Join us today as we talk with Nate Wambold and Keith Johnson, both with Cairn University. Nate is the Vice President for Alumni and Community Affairs and Keith is the Vice President and Executive Director of The Regency Foundation. Hear advice for business majors and be encouraged as Nate and Keith share the wisdom they've gained over the years. Wi…
 
Our dear friend Liv (from Let's Talk About Myths, Baby!) wrote a book, Greek Mythology: the Gods, Goddesses, and Heroes Handbook. And it’s already a bestseller in Canada and a #1 new release on Amazon!! We just had to celebrate by dropping an extra bonus episode where we interview Liv about her book like super serious professionals. At least, that’…
 
Join us today as we talk with Nancy Hartman. Since 1983, Nancy has been heavily involved in ministry, specifically in the lives of TCKs, Third Culture Kids. She loves pouring into them, especially when they enter or reenter their parent's home culture. Nancy discusses the tools and resources for TCKs in transition and provides great wisdom for fami…
 
Hadrian was the Roman emperor who commissioned Hadrian’s Wall--and he probably had a hand in designing it. But the Wall was only a very small part of Hadrian's life, and it’s not the only massive building project that comes down to us today from his reign. This week, Liv Albert from Let's Talk About Myths, Baby! joins us to talk about how Hadrian c…
 
Today, we talk with Paige Anderson and Summer Hungate, owners of Janes Gym, an all-women's fitness center in Olive Branch, Mississippi. Paige and Summer discuss the importance of community and accountability found in the gym, as well as ways that you can be involved. Learn more about how fitness not only affects you physically but also mentally and…
 
Listen in as we talk with Dr. Ashlyn Burch this week! Dr. Burch is a NorthStar alumna and currently holds a Ph.D. in Physics. She shares how her experience with NSA prepared her to thrive through her post-secondary journey and even now as she works with Sandia National Laboratories. Dr. Burch grew up in Russia and then moved to the United States, s…
 
The Red Badge of Courage. Moon Time. Good ol’ Aunt Flo. Call them what you will. Periods are a part of life. A very big part of it for people who menstruate, in fact. But it’s not helping anyone if we pretend they don’t happen just to make people who don’t menstruate more comfortable. Lenny and Lynsey talk about why it’s in everyone’s best interest…
 
The Pictish Beast is a mysterious animal carved on Pictish standing stones. Nobody knows what kind of animal it is. But it must have been really important to the Picts, as over 40% of animals carved into their stones are the Pictish Beast. Is it an elephant? Is it a kelpie? Is it an ancient prehistoric monster the likes of which no living person ha…
 
We are so excited to sit down with Raegan McKelvy this week! Raegan is an Admissions Counselor at Moody Bible Institute in Chicago, Illinois. Listen as Raegan gives excellent advice to seniors in the process of choosing their majors and hear the importance of just being yourself through the college application process. Also, learn about a unique fi…
 
The rules are all made up, so let’s make everyone valid—especially the elderly. Thus spoke Lenny and Lynsey in this episode all about aging. Your favorite decolonizers talk about issues faced by the elderly in the dominant culture: silencing, media invisibility, medical discrimination, and unacceptable sexuality. Plus side quests into MILFs, cougar…
 
The Picts burst onto the Romano-British scene as terrifying Celtic pirates, overwhelming Hadrian’s Wall from the north, sweeping in from the sea to ravage and burn Romano-British settlements as the power of the Roman Empire slowly receded. In the centuries after Rome faded, they were the true Kings in the North—building a powerful kingdom in the no…
 
Join us as we talk with Debra Zhang, International Admissions Counselor for Gordon College. Debra gives excellent guidance to students who are in the process of choosing their career path and college. From navigating periods of transition in high school to college interview tips and whether to take dual credit courses, this episode is packed full o…
 
Lenny and Lynsey sit down over some beer and cider to talk about fashion! From a brilliant form of self-expression and rebellion to a tool of the patriarchy and colonization, fashion is where art meets utility, and it’s part of literally every human society. So let’s talk about it, and talk a little sh*t about it, too. From corsetry to hypersexuali…
 
By the end of the 300s, the soldiers on Hadrian's Wall were hungry, they were under-equipped, and they hadn't been paid in years. Even so, many stayed at their posts--even as the Roman Empire lost its grip on Britain entirely. Find out how the fall of Rome looked from the view of Hadrian's Wall--and what became of those stationed there, holding the…
 
Meet the speaker for our Spring 2021 Spiritual Emphasis Event, Mr. Sammy Barton! Sammy has a passion for preaching God’s Word and seeing God work in the lives of students. Sammy believes that students can handle a lot more than our culture gives them credit for, so hear as he explains his love for meeting them where they are and pouring God’s Word …
 
Are we all living in ancient Rome? Because it kind of feels that way to us. We’re joined by Jenny Williamson, co-host of Ancient History Fangirl, to dig into how weirdly familiar gender and sexuality were 2 millennia ago in ancient Rome, and how a lot of those ideas were passed down to use today (hint: it was colonization). Along the way, we hit a …
 
This week, we talk with Kimberly Smith, NorthStar’s Student Success Coach! Listen as Kimberly shares what it looks like to onboard with NorthStar and the resources that we have in place to ensure your student’s success! Learn about the importance of our student and supervisor orientations and the valuable tools that we provide to help you every ste…
 
The living at Hadrian's Wall wasn't as austere as you might think for those stationed there--especially in the beginning. Merchants flocked from all over the Empire to sell their wares to soldiers with regular paychecks. But conditions changed drastically in the decades and centuries after Hadrian died. New Emperors--Antoninus Pius, Diocletian, Sep…
 
Kylee Simmons is in her third year at NorthStar and currently serves as the 12th grade student representative. Listen as she shares about her role within Student Council and what it’s like to be a student at NSA. Hear about Kylee’s struggle with anxiety and how her relationship with Jesus brought her freedom and has given her a new perspective. Be …
 
What was life like on Hadrian's Wall? This week, we're going to explore the living conditions along the Wall--at the forts and the milecastles, in the officers' quarters and soldiers' barracks, and in the bustling civilian towns that sprang up around the military encampments. There's a treasure trove of archaeology at forts along the Wall--especial…
 
Katherine Clark has a special relationship with NorthStar Academy. She attended as a student during her 11th and 12th-grade years in high school, and then returned in 2018 to teach with us! Katherine currently teaches Social Studies, and has even written a course that we recently started offering! Hear the heartwarming story of her experience as a …
 
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