Journalist and NavPress author Dianne Derby on Jesus Calling Podcast

Journalist and NavPress author Dianne Derby on Jesus Calling Podcast Journalist Dianne Derby recently joined the Jesus Calling Podcast to share how she found hope and inspiration from spending each Tuesday with a 94 year old Pearl Harbor survivor who taught her how to slow down, and comforted her through life’s ups and downs. Derby’s book, “Two Hundred Tuesdays,” is available from NavPress. More…

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Zonderkidz to publishing FOX & Friends co-host Ainsley Earhardt’s newest book for children

Zonderkidz to publishing FOX & Friends co-host Ainsley Earhardt’s newest book for children I’m So Glad You Were Born by #1 New York Times bestselling author Earhardt releases September 27, 2022 Grand Rapids, MI – May 10, 2022 – Zonderkidz is pleased to announce that FOX & Friends co-host Ainsley Earhardt will publish a new picture book titled I’m So Glad You Were Born, releasing September 27, 2022, illustrated by Kim Barnes. Dedicated to her daughter Hayden, this book from…

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ECPA recognizes IVP’s 75 years of service to the Church and Christian publishing

ECPA recognizes IVP’s 75 years of service to the Church and Christian publishing WESTMONT, IL—As part of its Leadership Summit in Philadelphia earlier this month, the Evangelical Christian Publishers Association (ECPA) recognized InterVarsity Press (IVP) for seventy-five years of service to the church and Christian publishing. The gathering included one hundred forty evangelical publishers, book manufacturers, and other publishing partners for speaker sessions, workshops, and socializing. Terumi Echols, president and publisher of IVP said, “Celebrating seventy-five years of service to the church…

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R.H. Boyd hosts Legacy Ball to commemorate 125th anniversary

R.H. Boyd hosts Legacy Ball to commemorate 125th anniversary NASHVILLE, Tenn.—R.H. Boyd is proud to announce its upcoming Legacy Ball on June 17, 2022, in celebration of the company’s 125th anniversary. The oldest Black printing and publishing company in the country, R.H. Boyd was founded in 1896 by Dr. Richard Henry Boyd to produce resources that give a voice to the Black experience. Today, under the leadership of Dr. LaDonna Boyd, fifth-generation president/CEO, R.H. Boyd continues its tradition of printing,…

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Paul David Tripp’s “New Morning Mercies” surpasses one million in print sales with Crossway

Paul David Tripp’s “New Morning Mercies” surpasses one million in print sales with Crossway WHEATON, Ill.—Crossway is pleased to announce that New Morning Mercies: A Daily Gospel Devotional (Crossway, October 2014), by bestselling author Paul David Tripp, has surpassed one million units in print sales. “We are so honored to publish Paul Tripp’s New Morning Mercies, which helps readers marinate each day in the greatest news of all time,” says Justin Taylor, Crossway’s executive vice president of book publishing and book publisher. “As a…

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ACFW’s Storyfest welcomes Christian fiction readers to gather/meet authors

ACFW’s Storyfest welcomes Christian fiction readers to gather/meet authors Palm Bay, FL: Created with Christian Fiction Reader-Fans in mind, the 2022 ACFW Storyfest is ACFW’s response to reader requests for access to some of their favorite authors and the chance to talk story. This inaugural year of hosting ACFW Storyfest (formerly the Christian Fiction Readers Retreat) takes place Thursday afternoon, September 8, 2022 through Saturday, September 10, 2022 at the Hyatt Regency at the Arch in St. Louis, Missouri. The reader event—conducted…

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HCCP announces promotion for Margaret Kercher

HCCP announces promotion for Margaret Kercher Margaret Kercher has been promoted to publicity director, Fiction for both HarperCollins Christian Publishing and HarperCollins Focus. In this role, Margaret will oversee the publicity strategy for Thomas Nelson Fiction, Zondervan Fiction, and the general market imprint, Harper Muse, as well as lead awareness campaigns in both the Christian and general markets. Read More…

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ECPA releases Christian bestseller lists for May and Easter

ECPA releases Christian bestseller lists for May and Easter ECPA has posted the bestseller lists for May 2022 in 15 categories, plus a Non-Fiction and Juvenile list of bestselling Easter 2022 titles at ReadGoodBooks.com.  “If The Tomb Is Empty” by Joby Martin with Charles Martin (FaithWords) was the bestselling non-fiction Easter title and “God Gave Us Easter” by Lisa Tawn Bergren (WaterBook) was the bestselling juvenile Easter title.  Five titles made the monthly top 10 for the first time with…

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ECPA presents Chair Award to former president Stan Jantz

ECPA presents Chair Award to former president Stan Jantz TEMPE, AZ — At the ECPA Awards Celebration, held May 3rd in Philadelphia, Stan Jantzwas presented with the ECPA Chair Award by board chair Dan Kok, former chair Dwight Baker, and president Jeff Crosby. Stan was recognized for his outstanding contribution to the industry as an author of 80 books, a former Christian bookstore owner, publisher, and former president of ECPA.  The presentation was a surprise to Jantz, who was attending the ECPA…

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Sheila Walsh on Jesus Calling Podcast: God’s antidote to shame is grace

Sheila Walsh on Jesus Calling Podcast: God’s antidote to shame is grace Sheila Walsh is a spiritual leader to many, yet she battled depression at the height of her success. She recently joined the Jesus Calling Podcast to share how she realized that she needed God’s love through other people to help her find herself again. Walsh’s children’s book, “Is God Still Awake?,” is available from Thomas Nelson. More…

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FaithWords releases “Be Joyful” 50-day guide by Joyce Meyer on May 11

FaithWords releases “Be Joyful” 50-day guide by Joyce Meyer on May 11 Bestselling author Joyce Meyer draws upon the teachings of the apostle Paul to lead readers in the daily practice of joy-filled living In this 50-day guide, Bestselling author Joyce Meyer draws upon the teachings of the apostle Paul to lead readers in the daily practice of joy-filled living. Joy is not just a “happy feeling” based on our circumstances or on things we possess—it is an unshakable stability…

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David C Cook equips churches to extended faith formation beyond Sundays

David C Cook equips churches to extended faith formation beyond Sundays Newly Released Customizable Digital Curriculum Wonder Ink Connects Church and Home COLORADO SPRINGS, Colo., May 3, 2022 — David C Cook is reinventing the way kids and families engage in the Bible, and extending faith formation beyond the church walls through a new customizable digital tool kit, Wonder Ink. Created by ministry practitioners and discipleship thought leaders to fit the needs of today’s church, Wonder Ink empowers families and invites…

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Zonderkidz to publish Senate Chaplain Barry Black’s first book for children

Zonderkidz to publish Senate Chaplain Barry Black’s first book for children A Prayer for Our Country: Words to Unite and Inspire Hope releases June 7, 2022 Grand Rapids, MI – May 4, 2022 – Zonderkidz is pleased to announce that U.S. Senate Chaplain Barry Black will publish a picture book titled, A Prayer for Our Country: Words to Unite and Inspire Hope releasing June 7, 2022, illustrated by Kim Holt. This book from Black will be for children ages 4…

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Beth Moore and Melissa Moore named 2022 Christian Book Award® winners in Bible Study category

Beth Moore and Melissa Moore named 2022 Christian Book Award® winners in Bible Study category CAROL STREAM, Ill.—May 5, 2022—Tyndale House Publishers and Living Proof Ministries are pleased to announce that Beth Moore and Melissa Moore’s Now That Faith Has Come: A Study of Galatians has been named a Christian Book Award winner in the Bible Study category. This deep dive into Paul’s captivating letter to the Galatians provides both its original context and timeless relevance. The Christian Book Award honors excellence in Bibles and…

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“Immerse: The Reading Bible” named 2022 Christian Book Award winner in Bibles category

“Immerse: The Reading Bible” named 2022 Christian Book Award winner in Bibles category CAROL STREAM, Ill.—May 6, 2022—Tyndale House Publishers is pleased to announce that Immerse: The Reading Bible has been named the Christian Book Award winner in the Bibles category. The Christian Book Award honors excellence in Bibles and Christian books. Immerse: The Reading Bible delivers Scripture to the reader as it was originally written—without chapter or verse numbers, subheadings, or textual notes that can distract readers from the text. Created with the look and…

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