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Christians Ought to Hold on to Tradition

Christians Ought to Hold on to Tradition It’s difficult to articulate why Christians ought to hold to tradition. Often, I’m misunderstood as defending traditionalism. I don’t mean that we ought to defend tradition for tradition’s sake. Rather, I wish to communicate a kind of guardedness against sudden change as well as a sense of worth […]

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Migration Slavery

Is worker migration slavery? That’s a question we must ask ourselves as we consider Federal im-migration policy. It’s one that’s difficult to answer and the answer may be more difficult than the question. Some time ago, I read a critique of the President’s immigration policy. An accusation was directed at the morality of disallowing migrants […]

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Black Eyed Peas Communion

Happy New Year! As 2018 became reality, many of you ushered in the new year over a meal of black eyed peas and cabbage. It’s a Southern culinary tradition that many people observe. I’m going to step out on a limb and say that most of you don’t know why the tradition began. Treason the […]

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Relearning the Value Southern Agrarianism-from Scotland

Southern Agrarianism lost and found There’s a way of living that has almost disappeared from the Southland of the US    It’s the mixture of food, farm, and community that’s foreign to the modern Southern conservative and stolen by hipsters who think they’re teaching us healthy living. Southern Agrarians are the forefathers of places like […]

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You’ve Got to Stand for Something

Acorns and nuts A preacher would often quote a portion of 1 Corinthians 16:13 at his convenience. “Quit ye like men”, he would say, especially when he was coercing, threatening, or otherwise manipulating someone in the audience. His bloviating wasn’t usually successful considering its less than manly mouthpiece. But, as is the case periodically with […]