From Temporary to Sustainable

By the founder of The Lulu Tree   There’s a soldier who sings from the hilltops of Sierra Leone. He sings low African hymns, this warrior of land and sky, as he marches across the soil which feeds his people. He fights on his knees at 4:30 every morning and he fights with his heart…

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A post by the founder of The Lulu Tree We never wanted to be a “white savior.” We never wanted to be a savior at all. That’s a role set apart for Jesus alone. We only ever wanted to love. But it’s harder than it sounds—loving, versus fixing. We so often want to “fix” our…

The Day God Gave Us a Tractor – Sierra Leone News from the Founder, June 2017

“How do you guys fundraise?” she asks me over Skype. She’s heard of what we’re doing and she wants to join. This is our first meeting. I smile. I love answering this question. “We don’t,” I tell her, and her mouth is the perfect O. “But how? How do you have 12 acres in Uganda?…

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Post by the The Lulu Tree founder after her recent trip to Uganda. God rained down the day we dedicated the well in Namagera village. Sheets of water from heaven — “It’s good for the maize,” Esther told me, the village fields covered in tousled heads of green; corn to fill bellies and to sell…

I watched hope bloom

by The Lulu Tree Founder re: her latest trip to Uganda Pastor Soka stands tall and lean in Kiranga village, in a church half-built, red bricks stacked painstakingly by an arthritic man in his congregation. A grandma they call Jjaja Hallelujah sits across from us in a faded second-hand windbreaker with a broken zipper over…

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The Bethel Home In Sierra Leone, work on the Bethel Home continues as Pastor Sonnel and his team work hard to get the home ready for orphans and expectant mothers. The plumbing has been put in, and bathrooms are taking shape. Details inside are continuing to come together! While the empty rooms and halls now echo…

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