• Spring on a Traditional Family Farm — The Healing Land

    Gab News - May 8th 2023 3:34pm EDT

    By Nic Stoltzfus, Plain Values There’s no time like spring for seeing how bountifully God provides for His creatures, and that’s especially true here in central Appalachia, where young, green grass and blossoming fruit trees are everywhere we look. Our seven dairy cows put gallons of rich, creamy milk in the bucket every day. Their […]

  • Confessions of a Steward — Carbon Development on the Farm

    Gab News - May 3rd 2023 11:30am EDT

    by Joel Salatin, Plain Values Last month I introduced the concept of the carbon economy for soil fertility and the numerous ways God designed soil fertility and development to run on sunbeams converted to biomass. From bison on the prairie to wildebeests on the Serengeti, perennial prairie polycultures pruned by herbivores chased by predators built […]

  • The Roundtable | Amish Insights on: Technology | Pt. 1

    Gab News - May 1st 2023 2:34pm EDT

    by Ivan Keim, Plain Values This Month’s Question: The balance between the blessings and pit-falls of modern-day technology can be hard to find. How do we balance using technology with staying connected to our community? Answered by: Ivan Keim, a minister in his local Amish church “How do we balance using technology with staying connected […]

  • Evolution: The Greatest Story Ever Told?

    Gab News - Apr 28th 2023 2:45pm EDT

    How evolution evolved from the minds of men… by John Heers, First Things Foundation In this edition of Heavy Things Done Lightly, the plan is to take a walk through history to discover something like antecedents. Where does Darwin’s evolutionary theory come from? Is it a scientific discovery, or is it a philosophical treatise, one […]

  • Ron DeSantis Flies To Israel To Destroy Free Speech In Florida

    Gab News - Apr 27th 2023 11:51am EDT

    This week Governor Ron DeSantis of Florida made a trip to Israel to sign HB 269, a bill that makes it a felony with up to five years in jail for passing out “offensive” flyers or pamphlets. This move has been widely criticized by free speech advocates and legal experts as a gross violation of […]

  • The Christian Duty To Produce “Cultural Christianity”

    Gab News - Apr 26th 2023 2:17pm EDT

    by Pastor Andrew Isker One of the most commonly held ideas within conservative evangelicalism is that “cultural Christianity is bad because it produces nominal Christians.” Nearly everyone has heard this from evangelical pulpits at one time or another. The former head of the Southern Baptist Convention’s Ethics and Religious Liberty Commission, now a professional accuser […]

  • Roots + Wings —Sprouting Wings

    Gab News - Apr 25th 2023 9:00am EDT

    by Rory Feek, Plain Values Here in the middle of Tennessee, the arrival of March signals the return of spring. The long-awaited blooming of yellow daffodils that encircle our family cemetery here on the farm lets us know that winter is wearing thin and that warmer weather will soon be on its way. The pretty […]

  • It’s Time To Burn The Ships Of Traditional Media

    Gab News - Apr 24th 2023 6:41pm EDT

    In 1519, the Spanish conquistador Hernán Cortés arrived in the New World with a mission to conquer the Aztec Empire. He arrived with a small army of 600 men, but he faced a significant challenge. His men were afraid and they were not sure that they could succeed in their mission. To inspire his men […]

  • Wisdom From Above And The Christian Nationalist Ruler

    Gab News - Apr 21st 2023 12:00pm EDT

    1 Samuel 29:1-11 by Pastor Andrew Isker Introduction Jesus Christ is the king of kings and ruler of this world. And He has brought His people into His kingdom to rule with Him. Believers are saved from sin, death, and hell, and saved to rule as kings under King Jesus. He wants His people to […]

  • Let’s Talk About It

    Gab News - Apr 18th 2023 3:42pm EDT

    By Ferree Hardy, Plain Values “Oh, I don’t mean to be talking over and over about me,” worried the widow sitting next to me. “I don’t know why I find myself telling you all this.” I assured her she was fine. “It’s what I do. I let people talk to me. I loved hearing your […]