Tovares & Safa Grey on Jesus Calling Podcast: Godly Dating 101

Tovares & Safa Grey on Jesus Calling Podcast: Godly Dating 101 Tovares and Safa Grey recently joined The Jesus Calling Podcast to share how they have—in a very short time—helped many young people navigate the world of dating and relationships. The Greys’ book, “Godly Dating 101,” is available from Thomas Nelson. The episode airs on Thursday.

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First-time author Jesse Eubanks receives early positive PW review for debut book

First-time author Jesse Eubanks receives early positive PW review for debut book In his new book, “How We Relate” (Zondervan Books, Jan. 24, 2023), Jesse Eubanks presents the Enneagram  as a tool to help you discover how God speaks into your unique personality and life story. A recent review from Publishers Weekly points out, “a solid exploration of the Enneagram through the lens of the Gospel… The result is an ideal primer for Christians curious about the Enneagram.”

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Zondervan author Tyler Staton on She Reads Truth Podcast

Zondervan author Tyler Staton on She Reads Truth Podcast Pastor, author, and National Director of 24-7 Prayer USA, Tyler Staton, joins hosts Raechel and Amanda on the She Reads Truth Podcast to talk through Week 1 of their Prayer in Scripture series. Tyler’s new book, “Praying Like Monks, Living Like Fools” (Zondervan Books), deep dives into the common roadblocks surrounding prayer and gives readers the confidence to come to God just as you are.  

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Charisma House releases book on fasting by president of Total Life Coach Tammy Hotsenpiller

Charisma House releases book on fasting by president of Total Life Coach Tammy Hotsenpiller In her new book, “Fasting for Miracles” (Charisma House), President of Total Life Coach, founder of Women of Influence, and senior pastor of Influence Church Tammy Hotsenpiller takes readers step-by-step through the power and discipline of fasting and teaches them how fasting will help exercise their faith to see breakthroughs and miracles. Read More…

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New Growth Press releases Ask the Christian Counselor series

New Growth Press releases Ask the Christian Counselor series The Ask the Christian Counselor series walks readers through their deepest and most profound questions.  Each question is unpacked by an experienced counselor that gives them the tools to understand their struggle and how the Gospel brings hope and healing.  Topics include: Receiving a Psychiatric Diagnosis, Anxiety and Big Decisions, Escapism, Anger with God, and Marriage. More…

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WaterBrook Acquires Madison Prewett Troutt

WaterBrook Acquires Madison Prewett Troutt Laura Barker, publisher of WaterBrook & Multnomah, signed world rights for social media influencer Madison Prewett Troutt’s “The Love Everybody Wants” (September, 2023). Madi is a speaker and social media influencer known for her prior bestselling title “Made for This Moment” and as a Season 24 finalist on The Bachelor. Read More…

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Zondervan releases KJV Thompson Chain-Reference Bible

Zondervan releases KJV Thompson Chain-Reference Bible Zondervan, a division of HarperCollins Christian Publishing, is proud to announce the release of Zondervan’s Thompson® Chain-Reference® Bible, Revised and Updated in the King James Version (KJV). This is the second updated and revised edition of a Thompson Chain-Reference Bible since Zondervan acquired the Bible line from Kirkbride Bible Company in 2020. Read More…

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WaterBrook’s bestselling middle grade series releasing as animated series

WaterBrook’s bestselling middle grade series releasing as animated series The Wingfeather Saga, an animated TV show based on the bestselling fantasy book series by Andrew Peterson, is announcing the premiere of season one and releasing a featurette on the project. Distributed by Angel Studios, the new show will officially launch for free December 2nd on the Angel Studios app and has released a special featurette. Read More…

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Nelson Books hires new directory of publicity, Lisa Beech

Nelson Books hires new directory of publicity, Lisa Beech Nelson Books (a Thomas Nelson imprint) has hired Lisa Beech as the new director of publicity. Lisa has a long history of cultivating relationships with authors and media that has resulted in coverage among top-tier media outlets. Read More…

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A reconnection for religion scholars, publishers planned in Denver this weekend

A reconnection for religion scholars, publishers planned in Denver this weekend (Publishers Weekly) — The 2022 Annual Meetings hosted by the Society of Biblical Literature (SBL) and the American Academy of Religion (AAR) is expected to attract hundreds of biblical and religious scholars, authors, publishers, and others to Denver, from Saturday to Tuesday, November 19 to 22. More…

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NPD predicts holiday book buying will be slower this year

NPD predicts holiday book buying will be slower this year (Publishing Perspectives) — In a trend reflecting reader behavior more than supply-chain issues, the American book market heads downward in NPD’s BookScan data with Kristen McLean reporting: “Last week diverged significantly from 2021, heading down and ending 14 percent below the same week in 2021, as the 2021 market was already heading up into an early holiday climb.” She highlights several data points that corroborate a slower holiday season this…

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Top Shelf Book Cover Awards and The Christy Awards announced this week

Top Shelf Book Cover Awards and The Christy Awards announced this week Christian publishing professionals will gather on Wednesday at Lipscomb University in Nashville around several industry training, networking, and award programs: ECPA Publishing University, PubU Children’s Book Summit, the Art of Writing conference, and The Christy Award Gala.  Announcements out this week will reveal the winners of the industry’s Top Shelf Book Cover Awards — announced during the PubU opening session; and The Christy Awards® — announced during the Gala.  

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Crossway launches initiative to distribute 1 million Bibles to Christians in the Global South

Crossway launches initiative to distribute 1 million Bibles to Christians in the Global South Crossway is pleased to announce the launch of an initiative with the goal of distributing one million English Standard Version (ESV) Bibles around the world. These Bibles will be provided to Christians in places of great need with distribution beginning in 2023. Read More…

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Focus on the Family to release engaging new products for children and teens

Focus on the Family to release engaging new products for children and teens Focus on the Family, in alliance with Tyndale House Publishers, will release five new Focus on the Family products for children and teens in spring 2023. In line with Focus on the Family’s corporate mission, the new products—”Otter B Forgiving,” “Leapin’ Leopards,” “Buckle Up!,” “Edge of the Galaxy,” and “Land of the Lost”—invite children and teens on incredible adventures while teaching valuable, faith-filled lessons. Read More…

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Jesus Calling Podcasts

Dr. Elizabeth Stevens appears on Jesus Calling Podcast Dr. Elizabeth Stevens recently joined The Jesus Calling Podcast to share how she had dreams of joining the Air Force and becoming a psychiatrist, responding to the spark in her heart which told her she could help people in this way. Faced with deeply difficult events and setbacks to her health, she questioned if God had abandoned her when she truly just wanted to live for Him. Dr. Stevens’ book, “Unshackled,” is available from Focus…

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