Should Churches Plant Fruit and Nut Trees?

By Robert John Stevens, July 17, 2015

Should the churches plant fruit and nut trees on their grounds? That would set forth the example they preach, provide food for the needy and homeless, give members and youth some service opportunities directly related to food storage, help people think more about God’s miraculous creations, and provide critical food supplies during disasters.

I think 18th century western ecclesiastical leaders would have approved of it, especially if in their day members weren’t planting fruit and nut trees in their own yards. In our day, many members can’t afford a yard and are lucky if they can buy a condo.