|Thanks, Dad: Father's Day Tributes||Vol. 97, Prg. 31–35|
June 14–18, 2010
Dads, your hard work, faith, courage, and honesty do not go unnoticed! You powerfully impact the lives of your children, leaving a permanent mark. Hosts Mike Smith and Mike Farris are joined by three other men on this week’s Home School Heartbeat to share how their fathers have directly shaped their lives.
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Jacob Baum is a homeschooling graduate who hails from southeastern Pennsylvania. He was homeschooled by his amazing parents from kindergarten through high school, along with two siblings, Joseph and Julianna, who constantly provide support and encouragement. Most recently, he graduated from Patrick Henry College with a degree in Classical Liberal Arts. He plans to begin work as a pastoral assistant at Guilford Baptist Church in Sterling, Virginia, in July, 2010.
A homeschool graduate, Darren Jones received his J.D. from Oak Brook College of Law. While enrolled in law school, he first worked for Christian Solidarity International, a human rights organization assisting persecuted Christians around the world, and later came to work for HSLDA as a legal assistant. Today, as a litigation attorney, Darren assists Jim Mason in preparing cases and defending members who are experiencing legal difficulty.
Darren and his wife, Sara, were married on September 30, 2000, and they have four children, Adelaide, Stuart, Daphne, and Phillip. They “officially” began homeschooling in April 2005.
Stephen Williams is a 2007 homeschool graduate and a rising senior at Patrick Henry College, where he is majoring in Government. He enjoys politics, foreign policy, military history, music, and nearly any type of sport, and hopes to attend law school after graduation in 2011.
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