Contact: Dave Schroeder, Dir. of Communications

NASHVILLE, TN (May 2, 2014) – B&H Publishing Group was named Publisher of the Year at the Spanish Evangelical Publishers Association (SEPA) Awards held this week in Miami during Expolit 2014, an annual conference and expo designed to promote the growth of ministry and resources within Hispanic markets. This is the second year in a row B&H Publishing Group has received this award.

B&H also received awards for Best Bible (RVR 1960 Biblia de Premios y Regalo / RVR 1960 Gift and Award Bible), Best Specialty Bible (RVR 1960 Biblia del Pescador / RVR 1960 Fisher of Men), Best Study Bible with Notes (RVR 1960 Biblia de Estudio Arco Iris / RVR 1960 Rainbow Study Bible), and Best Reference or Consulting Book (Diccionario Ilustrado Bíblico Holman / Holman Illustrated Bible Dictionary).

In addition, B&H received Honor Gallery Silver status (more than 100,000 copies sold) for RVR 1960 Biblia del Pescador / RVR 1960 Fisher of Men and Honor Gallery Platinum status (more than 500,000 copies sold) for RVR 1960 Biblia de Estudio Arco Iris / RVR 1960 Rainbow Study Bible.

The RVR 1960 Biblia del Pescador / RVR 1960 Fisher of Men Bible received the award for Best Cover and Interior Design. This is a unique Bible that focuses on evangelism, discipleship, and ministry and is edited by pastor Luis Ángel Díaz-Pabón, president of the Global Missionary Society.

SEPA, the Association of Christian Resources Providers (SEPA Spanish Evangelical Products Association) since its inception has served as a focal point in the evangelical publishing community and organizations to achieve dialogue, organize activities and events that promote the distribution of Christian resources. SEPA today plays an important role in promoting and expanding the participation of new publishers and new organizations to achieve greater impact in the lives of men and women with the message of the gospel of Jesus Christ.


B&H Publishing Group, a division of LifeWay Christian Resources, is a team of mission-minded people with a passion for taking God’s Word to the world. Because we believe Every Word Matters®we seek to provide intentional, Bible-centered content that positively impacts the hearts and minds of people, inspiring them to build a lifelong relationship with Jesus Christ. Among our print and digital releases for the trade, church, and academic markets, titles includeThe New York TimesNo. 1 best-sellersThe Love DareandThe Vow, #1 CBA best-sellerI Am a Church Memberas well as the award-winningHCSB Study Bible,which features the Holman Christian Standard Bible translation.