If you spend yourselves on behalf of the hungry and satisfy the needs of the oppressed, then your light will rise in the darkness, and your night will become like the noonday. Isaiah 58:10 For many of us growing up in middle class neighbourhoods, we have never personally experienced lack of access to food. We’ve … Continue reading COVID Stirs Innovation and Initiative
There is a famous battlefield in South Africa called Isandlwana. It is the site of an attack by the shrewd Zulu army on unsuspecting British forces left vulnerable by a miscalculation. In that attack, the Zulu army — armed only with shields and spears — successfully defeated the British infantrymen and cavalry. Earlier this year, … Continue reading COVID 19, An Unexpected War Time Parable
Having just settled into our new location at the Inundo Model Farm, and planted our first demo field, we received a request to join other trainers, George and Wendy Roberts, in facilitating a Farming God’s Way training on the outskirts of KwaZulu Natal’s third largest city, about a 3 ½ hour drive away. Newcastle has … Continue reading Newcastle, A Doorway to Zululand
When one walks attentively in a natural forest, one’s senses are inundated: the sounds of the breeze through the leaves, the birds singing away, and the buzz of insects; the play of the sunlight through the branches, the infinite hues of green among the countless types of foliage; and the earthy smell. There are incredible … Continue reading What is Compost?
‘Land’ is such an amazing theme in the bible. For ancient Israel, the promised land was to be a lasting inheritance, a place of meaningful work and rejuvenating rest, a place of incredible abundance (a land flowing with milk and honey) and a place of prayer and worship for the nations. Land has become a … Continue reading Rethinking Land, Soil, Ownership and Stewardship
You then, my son, be strong in the grace that is in Christ Jesus. And the things you have heard me say in the presence of many witnesses entrust to reliable people who will also be qualified to teach others. (2 Timothy 2:1-2). Years ago, a mentor told me that, in whatever I did, in … Continue reading How Mentorship Catalyzes A Movement