Author name: Elijah

Elijah, a writer for ChristianHomesteading.com, is a devout Christian, passionate homesteader, and loving father of three. Born and raised in the lush countryside of Tennessee, Elijah felt a calling from a young age to return to the land and live a life deeply rooted in faith and nature. After obtaining a degree in Agricultural Sciences from the University of Tennessee, Elijah, alongside his wife Sarah and their children, embarked on a journey to transform a once-neglected piece of land into a thriving homestead. Their days are filled with tending to crops, raising livestock, and cherishing the simple joys of life. Elijah believes that homesteading is not just about self-sufficiency but is also a spiritual journey. Through ChristianHomesteading.com, he shares his family's adventures, challenges, and insights, intertwining lessons from the Bible with practical homesteading advice. His writings reflect his deep commitment to sustainable living, community outreach, and spreading the message of God's love through stewardship of the land. In his spare time, Elijah enjoys woodworking, playing the guitar for his church's worship team, and spending quality time with his family around the campfire.

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5 Places to Find Rescue Chickens: A New Feathered Family

Releasing rescued animals on your homestead is an incredibly heartwarming experience. Observing rescue chickens as they explore their new home is particularly delightful. However, knowing where to find rescue chickens is essential before you can enjoy this sight. A study by the USDA in 2013 predicted that by 2019, 13 million people, or 5% of

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Embracing the Modern Homesteader Lifestyle: A Guide to Self-Sufficiency in 2023

Are you tired of feeling dependent on others for your basic needs? Do you find yourself longing for a simpler, more self-sufficient lifestyle? Well, you’re not alone. Modern homesteading is gaining popularity as people seek to embrace a lifestyle characterized by sustainability and autonomy. In fact, did you know that the number of modern homesteaders

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Fed Bank Bailouts Are Stressing Americans and Increasing Recession Fears

Numerous Americans are increasingly questioning the Federal Reserve’s (the “Fed”) competence as a central bank, wondering if it is a fatally compromised regulator that primarily serves the interests of Wall Street’s largest banks at the expense of ordinary citizens and the U.S. economy. Many others have already reached their conclusions on this matter. Persistent doubts

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How to Grow Garlic On Your Homestead Garden

Homestead Garden Garlic: How to Plant, Grow, Harvest, Cure and Preserve

Last week we harvested our garlic.  The bulbs are the smallest we’ve ever had.  I read that the summer heat plays an important role in the formation of the bulb, and this year we have had an extraordinarily cool summer with record or near-record (depending on who you ask) rainfall.  It wasn’t until late last

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How Do Homesteaders Make Money: 39 Profitable Ways to Earn Income on Your Homestead

Are you a fellow homesteader, puzzling over ways to transform your passion into profit? It’s an obstacle I too have faced and grappled with. The desire for turning the soil we hold dear into a source of income is indeed achievable. After countless hours spent researching and learning from personal experience, this article will unravel

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The Ultimate Guide to Growing and Caring for Thyme Plants

Ever found yourself at a loss on how to expertly cultivate thyme plants? You’re certainly not alone. Thyme, a beautifully aromatic herb hailing from the Mediterranean region, can be surprisingly simple to grow once you have the necessary knowledge under your belt. This blog post is set out to be your ultimate companion in this

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Biosecurity – The Importance of Keeping Disease Free Animals

Biosecurity is the process of protecting your animals from diseases that can harm people, including your own family, neighbors, and employees. Your animals need regular veterinary care, including vaccinations and anti-parasitics, to stay healthy and disease-free. You can also keep them away from wildlife, such as birds and bats, by making sure their housing is

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