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You’re Not Alone

Valentine’s Day can be one of the most socially awkward holidays of the year. It evokes such a wide range of emotions, depending on one’s current stage in life and level of relational commitment. I still remember those lonely adolescent days when I’d hope against...

Why Bite-sized Books?

On one of my first trips to Tanzania over twenty years ago, I had the privilege of leading a week-long conference for Tanzanian pastors and nearby students from a Bible college.  As the week wore on and the participants grew more comfortable, some expressed interest...

Is Writing Inspiration? Perspiration? Or Both?

At the keyboard, we experience moments when our muse bursts forth—words flow into inspired sentences, paragraphs, and chapters. But the opposite often occurs as well, times where each word typed feels agonizing. So which is it? Is writing purely inspiration, authors hurling beautiful phrases to...

Full Circle

I will never forget bringing in the New Year on January 1, 2010. My husband, son, and I traveled all the way from Dallas, Texas to New York City in a feeble attempt to create new, vibrant memories for our family of three. We made stops...

Heri ya Krismasi! Merry Christmas!

It all began with an appealing advertisement from a local restaurant. Although it made all of us in the ABH office hungry each time we looked at it, this advertisement quickly became the inspiration for a new project—our first annual ABH Christmas Catalog. We pondered...

Stories from the Field: Her Final Hope

Sixteen of us returned home to the United States this past August after almost two weeks of ministry on Maisome Island, Tanzania. Our exhaustion could not outweigh the joy we felt, contemplating the work God had done on this island. He brought about the formation...