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New Year—New Country
Most of us associate a new year with new things—things we hope represent good. Maybe we create new year’s resolutions, which sometimes actually live until February. Maybe we try rearranging our routines to take on a new challenge.
We love newness and good change at Authenticity Book House too. Let me tell you about one such change the Lord brought our way. Unlike our earthly efforts to bring about good, one particular opportunity already reaps benefits with no expiration date, and may continue in ways yet unknown as the year rolls on.
Our adventure technically began in the month of December. A call of need came to us from Pastor Sammy of Kenya. “We need 2,000 books to give attendees at two evangelistic events scheduled before Christmas.”
Thanks to participants in our first annual Christmas campaign, ABH embarked on the challenge of supplying these books. Pastor Sammy, also a printer, used funds he received from ABH to print 1,600 copies of two books: Kuirudia Misingi (Back to the Basics), written by Tanzania church planter and partner Yusuph Emmanuel, and Mafunzo ya Msingi ya Biblia (Basic Bible Study Methods), written by ABH board member, Dr. Thomas Golding. Pastor Sammy loaded up the newly printed books for transport and distributed almost all of them at the gospel meetings.
January brought news of exciting results. What did the Lord do in Kenya? He brought 1,200 new believers into his kingdom. Two hundred thirty-seven of his children rededicated their lives to him. He sent books throughout Kenya as attendees returned to their homes.
One attendee summed up the experience like this: “Apart from committing my life to God, I have a book to take home to my family and myself. God bless Pastor Sammy.”
And God bless you, our partners in so many ways. Welcome to a growing new year of ministry and a fresh horizon for our simplified pastoral training in bite-sized books. Stamp your passports for Kenya. See others gain a passport to heaven!
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