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Everything You Need to Know about the July Event

We had no choice—we decided to put on an event. Post-Tanzania work, summer travel, and two staff members moving made for a busy July, but we felt compelled to connect with our supporters in a new way. Bursting with excitement concerning what the Lord did...

God Did It Again!

Scarcely a month has passed and already our time on Kome Island seems remote. The pace of modern life, I guess. I titled my pre-trip blog in April “Here We Go Again!” Well, just like last year, God did it again. After an exhausting trip, including...

The Joy of Sorrow

“I think ten years is the magic number for me,” I told my friend. “I’m good.” Two days later I cried the “ugly cry.” Ten years of loss overwhelmed me, and I couldn’t contain the emotion. Truly, on most days I experience more joy than sorrow. Yet...

The God of Tanzania, Texas, the World!

A typical day in the Tanzanian sun finds me with a headband in my hair, a camera bag on my arm, and a smile on my face. After the initial shock of arriving in a brand-new country, surrounded by the sounds of a language I...

Why We Go to Tanzania

Authenticity Book House started with the foundational idea of publishing as ministry. While developing the organization over time, the Lord brought us a ministry connection in Tanzania which provided an opportunity to bless the pastors of that country. ABH produced its first bite-sized books in...

Here We Go Again!

Visiting a village in Kome Island, and one home in particular, inspired a fourth bite-sized book to go alongside the three I wrote for last year’s trip to Tanzania. When God and Culture Clash explores what God intends to happen when the light of the...

Hugs all Around

Anxiety and excitement run side by side, at times colliding, as I anticipate my return to Tanzania. Anxiety hits as I think of all I need to accomplish between now and when I board the plane May 30. Will our books leave the printer’s hands...

From Pictures to Reality

In this month's "Stories from the Field," ABH staffer, Jess Gregory, looks with anticipation toward our 2018 book drop. After hearing the stories and seeing the pictures, she eagerly awaits meeting our Tanzanian ministry partners in person. Read more about reasons for her excitement on...

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...

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...