Tightrope walker Nik Wallenda discusses fear on Jesus Calling Podcast

Tightrope walker Nik Wallenda discusses fear on Jesus Calling Podcast Guinness World Record holding tightrope walker Nik Wallenda recently joined the Jesus Calling Podcast to share how through all the daring feats and dazzling challenges that he’s faced in his lifetime, he’s never been afraid, and he’s always kept his eye on the One who could get him through. But when one terrifying moment happened right in front of his eyes—when his family members fell off the wire—he faced a fear almost…

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Art of Writing webinar series adds four renown Christian novelists to present 5-minute devotionals at start of each session

Art of Writing webinar series adds four renown Christian novelists to present 5-minute devotionals at start of each session First 100 to register to receive Christy Celebration Kit for November 12 winners webcast Award-winning and bestselling Christian novelists Tessa Afshar, Terri Blackstock, Tracie Peterson, and Cynthia Ruchti will each present a 5-minute devotional as part of the ART OF WRITING WEBINAR SERIES for writers, storytellers, and publishing curators interested in Christian fiction. They join renown novelists Lisa Wingate, William Kent…

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Iron Stream Media announces publishing agreement with The Readable Bible

Iron Stream Media announces publishing agreement with The Readable Bible September 15, 2020 — Iron Stream Media is excited to announce a publishing agreement with The Readable Bible. The collaboration will begin with the release of Psalms, along with a special edition of Psalms–filled with inspirational reflections–for the Women’s Missionary Union (WMU), an auxiliary of the Southern Baptist Convention. Many people struggle to read traditional Bibles where everything is in paragraph form. The first of its kind, The Readable Bible makes the Word easier…

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Esau McCaulley kicks off second season of The Disrupters with special guest Lecrae

Esau McCaulley kicks off second season of The Disrupters with special guest Lecrae WESTMONT, IL—InterVarsity Press is pleased to announce a second season of The Disrupters, a podcast series hosted by Fr. Esau McCaulley. The season will kick off on September 24 as McCaulley interviews special guest, Lecrae. “Season two of The Disrupters comes at a time of crisis and uncertainty,” said Richard Clark, producer of The Disrupters and director of media innovation at Useful Group. “A global pandemic and racial protests have exposed our deep need…

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Focus on the Family to release #26 in The Imagination Station series: “Swept into the Sea”

Focus on the Family to release #26 in The Imagination Station series: “Swept into the Sea” Swept into the Sea: The Imagination Station Series #26 Carol Stream, Ill. (September 17, 2020)—Focus on the Family, in alliance with Tyndale House Publishers, will release Swept into the Sea, #26 in the Imagination Station series, on October 6, 2020. With over 1 million copies sold in the series, The Imagination Station Series continues with cousins Beth and Patrick on a storm-tossed grain ship in the Mediterranean…

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InterVarsity Press signs book contract with Best Christian Workplaces Institute

InterVarsity Press signs book contract with Best Christian Workplaces Institute WESTMONT, IL— InterVarsity Press has signed a contract with the Best Christian Workplaces Institute (BCWI) for the release of The Road to Flourishing written by Al Lopus. Lopus is the president and cofounder of the BCWI, which provides research-based measurement tools and strategic advisory services with a single vision: to help Christian organizations set the standard as the best, most effective workplaces in the world. At BCWI, Lopus pioneered the broadest-ever employee engagement…

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Joni Eareckson Tada signs Childrens’ book deal with The Good Book Company

Joni Eareckson Tada signs Childrens’ book deal with The Good Book Company CHARLOTTE, NC—The Good Book Company is excited to announce that Joni Eareckson Tada, founder of the international ministry Joni and Friends and author of several notable books, has signed a Childrens’ book deal with TGBC. Tada’s childrens’ book will be a new addition to the hugely popular Tales that Tell the Truth series. Combining stunning illustration from the award-winning Catalina Echeverri with faithful, Bible-centered story-telling, the series includes…

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Christianity Today adds veteran publishing leader to executive team

Christianity Today adds veteran publishing leader to executive team Carol Stream, IL September 17, 2020 – Christianity Today hired Edward Gilbreath to serve on the ministry’s executive team as Vice President of Strategic Partnerships, starting October 1. Gilbreath brings with him over twenty-five years of leadership in publishing, editorial, and marketing. He has served in various capacities with Strang Communications (now Charisma Media), Urban Ministries Inc, the Evangelical Covenant Church, and most recently as Executive Editor at InterVarsity Press. This…

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Virtual Gala reveals 2020 ACFW Christian Fiction and Industry Awards

Virtual Gala reveals 2020 ACFW Christian Fiction and Industry Awards Palm Bay, FL: The American Christian Fiction Writers first virtual conference included a virtual gala, during which their 2020 honors were awarded. Among them were the winners of the 2020 Carol Awards, honoring Christian fiction published in the previous calendar year. Congratulations to these Carol Award winning authors and their publishing houses and editors. Contemporary The Death of Mungo Blackwell by Lauren H. Brandenburg; Lion Fiction (Monarch Publishing); Editor – Jessica Gladwell…

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Musician and author of “Once A Shooter” TJ Stevens on Jesus Calling Podcast

Musician and author of “Once A Shooter” TJ Stevens on Jesus Calling Podcast Singer/songwriter TJ Stevens recently joined the Jesus Calling Podcast to share how after an abusive childhood and several suicide attempts, TJ walked into his Virginia high school with a gun, filled with a darkness driving him to do things he’d have never thought possible. But when TJ was on his knees in desperation, he felt God moving him toward a different outcome. As TJ says, “It’s never too late…

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Bible Gateway interviews Jared Byas, author of “Love Matters More”

Bible Gateway interviews Jared Byas, author of “Love Matters More” What does the Bible mean when it instructs us to “speak the truth in love”? Does a biblically based Christian life mean you have all the answers? What should it look like for Christians to love their neighbors deeply and authentically? How is truth lived out in love in practical ways every day? Is what we believe less important than how we believe it? Bible Gateway interviewed Jared Byas (@jbyas) about his book, “Love…

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Beyoncé’s pastor kicks off release of “Learning to Be” with Tina Knowles Lawson Instagram Live interview

Beyoncé’s pastor kicks off release of “Learning to Be” with Tina Knowles Lawson Instagram Live interview WESTMONT, IL—Tina Knowles Lawson, mother of Beyoncé, will feature an interview with longtime friend and IVP author Juanita Campbell Rasmus on Thursday, September 17, on her Instagram Live Talks with Mama Tina. This interview, with special guest Michelle Williams, will kick off the launch week for Juanita’s highly anticipated book Learning to Be: Finding Your Center After the Bottom Falls Out.  Tina Knowles Lawson and her family…

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ECPA presents Gold Award to “The Hideaway” for 500,000 sales milestone

ECPA presents Gold Award to “The Hideaway” for 500,000 sales milestone ECPA recently presented a Gold Award to Thomas Nelson, recognizing 500,000 in sales for “The Hideaway” by Lauren K. Denton.  The title was Denton’s debut novel published in April 2017 which received Gold Award status in March of this year.  Congratulations! More on the ECPA Milestone Sales Award program

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“The Action Bible” celebrates 10 years, 85 million units in print

“The Action Bible” celebrates 10 years, 85 million units in print Expanded Hardcover Edition Arrives September 2020 New Edition of The Action Bible Includes 25 New Stories & 23 Expanded Stories Illustrated by Marvel & DC Comics Artist Sergio Cariello Colorado Springs, Colo. — Publisher David C Cook will celebrate ten years of The Action Bible with the release of an expanded hardcover edition. Arriving this September, The Action Bible will feature 25 new Bible stories and 23 expanded stories – all illustrated by Marvel and DC…

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Jemar Tisby’s “The Color of Compromise” reaches 100,000 milestone

Jemar Tisby’s “The Color of Compromise” reaches 100,000 milestone Grand, Rapids, Mich. (Sept. 14, 2020)— Zondervan Reflective, an imprint of HarperCollins Christian Publishing, today announced The Color of Compromise: The Truth about the American Church’s Complicity in Racism by Jemar Tisby has sold more than 100,000 copies in print, audio and digital formats. “We are so pleased that The Color of Compromise has reached this milestone. We are proud to be Jemar’s publisher and thankful that his message is resonating with readers at this crucial…

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