So I still haven’t caught on to the Duck Dynasty phenom yet. The first time I heard about it was when I was at the Texas Capitol and I heard a bunch of representatives talking about the latest episode. Apparently they have watch parties in their offices. I think it manages to bring opposing sides together.
Even though I haven’t seen it I have a lot of respect for everything I know about the family. First, it is a family business. They work together and have built something stronger than they would have going alone. Second, they capitalized on their uniqueness and became international stars. We need more folks making a lot of money in this country. Especially those that believe like this family. Third, they are devout Christians. They consistently share their faith and they are well learned.
But the fourth reason, and the reason for this post, is that they are unashamedly pro-life. They made a lot of headlines this week (from a clip several months old) as the family patriarch, Phil Robertson, was seen declaring not only the Christian founding of this country, but rebuking the travesty of abortion.
Don’t let the awesome beard or camo fool you. These guys are not only smart business men, but wise men of God as well. We’d all do well to follow their example.
If you’d like to see the full clip of the speech here you go:
Now excuse me. I have a reality TV show to pick up.