I respect those believers who fight back, who overcome the odds, who make it despite the challenges. I pray that they will be victorious, and lead others to victory too!
But… smashing the guilds and breaking apart the ideological purity tests is going to take a while. And many young Christians can’t wait that long.
Which is where the trades comes in. Trades that pay a good family wage.
Just avoid carpentry: the low pay, around $25/hr, does not compensate you for the injuries and worn knees you get on the job after a few years.