Category Archives: Farming

Preparing the Soil

Proverbs 6:6-7 “Go to the ant, O sluggard, Observe her ways and be wise, Which, having no chief, Officer or ruler, Prepares her food in the summer And gathers her provision in the harvest.” How better to spend the dry season than digging raised beds in preparation for the rain? It has been back breaking labor for all of our… (more…)

One Man’s Trash is Another Man’s Treasure

If any of you drive by our compound and see my husband hugging an enormous bag of rotten cabbage, know that we have not lost our minds. We are composting! Why? Because our students want to turn our compound into a demonstration ground where local believers suffering from famine in nearby villages can come and learn how to grow large… (more…)

Paul’s Heavenly, Huge Watermelons

As our well project proved more and more difficult, the Lord sent us some encouragement. This is Paul. Paul is a retired Ugandan Revenue official who decided to plant some watermelon seeds in  his backyard one day. In two and a half months time, without any fertilizers or pesticides, Paul had so many 10 Kg watermelons he din’t know what to… (more…)