many things to mind. The Homestead Act provided the original homesteader
with 160 acres if he could build a home on the property and inhabit the
place for five years. That is how the West was settled. The government isn't giving away any
more land. Today's homesteaders pay for their land and share some of the
...They usually live in the country, although there are urban homesteaders.
...They grow some of their own food.
...They are financially responsible, choosing to work their way out of
...They homeschool their children.
...They embrace new alternative energy technologies like solar and wind
...They depend less upon government and more upon themselves.
is "Christian" homesteading?
There are many Christians who live the homestead life. They find homesteading
to be compatible with scriptural principles like simplicity, frugality,
generousity, and simple living. A dependence upon God and other believers
is central to the Christian homesteader's life.
Christian perspectives about homesteading are overshadowed by ideas of earth worshippers, socialists, pantheists, pagans and other New Age thinkers. We believe that the Bible has answers for living and that Christian homesteading offers solutions to a challenge faced by every family in the world: how to cooperate with God as He provides comfortable shelter, good food, clean water and sanitation.
We believe that the Bible has answers for living and that Christian homesteaders should have a place to share ideas and be encouraged by other believers.
Christian Homesteading for Missionaries
This website offers practical ideas for missionaries around the world and for Christian homesteaders in the United States. We provide training and support for both. All of the materials on this site are free and can be copied. We look forward to receiving your comments and questions.
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