March 2002—Lighthouse Trails Publishing officially began.
September 2002—Published first book, A Time of Departing.
Spring 2004—Began Lighthouse Trails Research Project, the From the Lighthouse blog, and the e-newsletter (sent out 3x/month via e-mail).
2005—Published Trapped in Hitler’s Hell by Anita Dittman with Jan Markell, the first book in our Remembering the Holocaust category. Later we published books by Corrie ten Boom and Diet Eman, giving Lighthouse Trails three Holocaust survivor authors.
2007—Published Faith Undone, a powerful expose of the emerging church by Roger Oakland.
2010—Relocated to Montana from Oregon; also began The Shepherd’s Garden, a “tent-making” effort to help support Lighthouse Trails—created our own Shepherd’s organic Bible verse tea.
2011—Began working with Understand the Times mission work, the Bryce Homes for Widows and Children in Kenya.
2012—Celebrated the 10th year anniversary of Lighthouse Trails; also started the Widows in Kenya basket project as a way to help widows support themselves. Began outreach to Native Americans and First Nations people through Muddy Waters and other Native Spirituality books and DVDs. Sold Oregon property and purchased ten acres in NW Montana.
2013—In January, began this Lighthouse Trails Research Journal; also began the Booklet Tracts, and in the fall, released Warren B. Smith’s book on Jesus Calling, “Another Jesus” Calling.
2015—Moved onto property in Montana having built a 2800sf office and warehouse for Lighthouse Trails. In October 2015, Lighthouse Trails released its 70th Booklet Tract.
2016—As of January 2016, Lighthouse Trails represents 36 authors throughout North America (with one in the UK and one in Holland) and has published numerous books, DVDs, CDs, and Booklets.
2017—On January 1, 2017, Lighthouse Trails Publishing became incorporated: changed from Lighthouse Trails Publishing, LLC to Lighthouse Trails Publishing, Inc.