Daily Topic for January 23, 2018

Psalm 65:11, NIV
You crown the year with your bounty, and your carts overflow with abundance.

Pray that the peoples of East Africa will understand that abundance comes from the Lord.

Farming God’s Way

by JS

“Give a man a fish and you feed him for a day; teach a man to fish and you feed him for a lifetime.” Missionaries and non-government organizations (NGOs) around the world are taking advantage of “Farming God’s Way,” a technique for enriching the soil and crop yield of farmers all over the world. Africa is the most poverty-stricken continent on earth, home to 750 million subsistence farmers who often cannot feed their families much less sell enough to exist. This organization believes that Farming God’s Way is the solution for turning Africa from being the “begging bowl” to the “breadbasket of the world.” They quote Hosea 4:6 “My people perish because of a lack of knowledge.” They are sharing the solution with the poorest of the poor of many unreached people groups, and the success stories abound.
This technique involves no ploughing, 100 percent mulch covers (referred to as God’s blanket), and crop rotation. Hard rock earth covered with mulch for several years has turned into nutrient rich soil. The testimonies abound for Farming God’s Way. It is given as a gift to denominations and mission agencies that are employing its methods to meet the physical needs of the poor. These groups then also share God’s other gifts with these tribes, including salvation in His Son, Jesus Christ.

Learn more at joshuaproject.net

Pray that this farming technique will literally be the physical salvation for the poorest of the poor in many unreached people groups. Pray for this revelation to lead them to hunger for all of God’s truth.

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