Bible Gateway Interviews

Bible Gateway Interviews Bible Gateway interviews Jason Meyer, author of “Don’t Lose Heart” In a world surrounded by 24-hour news and reminders on social media of tragedy and heartache, it’s easy to fall into the abyss of discouragement and anxiety. Even Jesus followers struggle to hold on to hope. What is the hopeful guidance from God’s Word for times when you feel overwhelmed, defeated, and worthless? How can the Bible help you conquer despair when the past paralyzes, today disappoints,…

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Thomas Nelson wins six 2019 Christy Awards®, including Book of the Year

Thomas Nelson wins six 2019 Christy Awards®, including Book of the Year THOMAS NELSON FICTION AUTHORS HONORED IN FIVE CATEGORIES AND HALL OF FAME INDUCTION (Nashville, Tenn.) November 8, 2019 — Thomas Nelson is pleased to congratulate all five of its fiction authors who received Christy Awards, including Patti Callahan for taking home the Christy Award’s top honor – Book of the Year for her novel Becoming Mrs. Lewis. The awards were presented by the Evangelical Christian Publishing Association (ECPA) at…

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Ten Novels Honored as the Year’s Best Christian Fiction

Ten Novels Honored as the Year’s Best Christian Fiction “Becoming Mrs. Lewis” by Patti Callahan wins The Christy Award® Book of the Year Author James L. Rubart inducted into The Christy Award® Hall of Fame NASHVILLE, TENN., NOVEMBER 7, 2019 – Last night, the Evangelical Christian Publishers Association (ECPA) announced the winners of The Christy Award® in nine fiction categories at the Christy Award Gala held in Nashville at Lipscomb University’s new George Shinn Center.  The event was attended by…

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Cokesbury acquires Bibles by the Case and expands reach to churches and ministries

Cokesbury acquires Bibles by the Case and expands reach to churches and ministries Nashville, November 2019 – United by a common mission to serve churches and ministries and a long-standing commitment to exceptional customer service and selection, Cokesbury and Bibles by the Case are pleased to announce that an acquisition agreement between the two Christian retailers has been finalized, effective November 1. Cokesbury will continue to operate Bibles by the Case as an independent sales channel, moving forward with the…

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Thomas Nelson announces Damon Reiss as VP, Publisher for W Publishing

Thomas Nelson announces Damon Reiss as VP, Publisher for W Publishing (Nashville, Tenn.) November 7, 2019—Thomas Nelson today announced that Damon Reiss, former senior director for HarperCollins Christian Publishing’s (HCCP) custom and backlist program as well as the Christian bookstore key accounts and distributor channels, will become the v-p and publisher for its non-fiction imprint W Publishing. Reiss will lead the acquisition and editorial strategy in addition to marketing oversight for the imprint, reporting to Don Jacobson, senior v-p, Books…

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Devin Maddox promoted to B&H V.P. of Book Publishing

Devin Maddox promoted to B&H V.P. of Book Publishing [NASHVILLE, TENN., Nov. 8, 2019 —] B&H Publishing Group is pleased to announce the promotion of Devin Maddox to the position of V.P. of Book Publishing. His new role involves managing the entire books ministry area, which includes the Christian Living, Leadership, B&H Kids and Women’s product lines, providing strategic oversight and strengthening processes for internal and external partners. Prior to this position, Maddox served three years as Trade Book Publisher,…

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Zondervan announces new Zondervan Thrive non-fiction imprint

Zondervan announces new Zondervan Thrive non-fiction imprint GRAND RAPIDS, Mich., Nov. 11, 2019 — Zondervan announced today the launch of Zondervan Thrive, a new non-fiction imprint focused on categories including personal development, fulfillment, health and wellness, self-care, marriage and family, abuse/trauma, anxiety, and personality typologies. Zondervan Thrive authors are experts in their field and bring well-researched insights to daily living. They are psychologists, physicians, practitioners, journalists, academics and researchers who also realize that our deepest source for wisdom comes from seeking…

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Ten Novels Honored as the Year’s Best Christian Fiction

“Congrats to our clients and all the winners representing the best in Fiction publishing! This was another fantastic Christy Awards and a great way to end the ECPA’s PubU and Art of Writing conferences here in Nashville.” – Scott A. Shuford,  Chief Engagement Officer at FrontGate Media. Ten Novels Honored as the Year’s Best Christian Fiction “Becoming Mrs. Lewis” by Patti Callahan wins The Christy Award® Book of the Year Author James L. Rubart inducted into The Christy Award® Hall…

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Zondervan Books to publish heart-stirring story of Bud Welch and Bill McVeigh 25 years after Oklahoma City bombing

Zondervan Books to publish heart-stirring story of Bud Welch and Bill McVeigh 25 years after Oklahoma City bombing A Moving Story of Two Fathers—One Whose Daughter Was Killed in the Bombing, and the Other the Father of Her Killer, Timothy McVeigh—and of Forgiveness and How Good Can Overcome Evil Grand Rapids, Mich., Nov. 4, 2019 – Zondervan Books has contracted to publish Grace from the Rubble: Two Fathers’ Road to Reconciliation after the Oklahoma City Bombing, the riveting true story of two men who…

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IVP releases book by United States presidential candidate

IVP releases book by United States presidential candidate On Tuesday, November 5, InterVarsity Press will be launching its first book by a United States independent presidential candidate. Mark Charles, and coauthor Soong-Chan Rah, will be releasing Unsettling Truths: The Ongoing, Dehumanizing Legacy of the Doctrine of Discovery. A recent Publishers Weekly starred review described the book this way: “This sobering critique presents a disturbing yet welcome analysis of how the Doctrine of Discovery has split American church and society along racial lines, and…

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CAN announces Crown Award finalists for excellence in marketing and promotion skills of Christian authors

CAN announces Crown Award finalists for excellence in marketing and promotion skills of Christian authors The Christian Authors Network Crown Awards recognize, educate, and encourage excellence in marketing and promotion skills of all Christian authors.  We are pleased to announce the CAN Crown Award finalists: Adria Wilkins, The Joy Box Journal, Ellie Claire Gifts Dr. Saundra Dalton-Smith, Sacred Rest, FaithWords Linda Goldfarb and Kelly Harris, Lovey Mouse Easter, (double-finalist), Life Foundation Publishing Linda Goldfarb and Kelly Harris, Lovey Mouse in The Night Before Christmas, (double-finalist),…

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Zondervan celebrates over a million copies sold of “Sacred Marriage” by Gary Thomas

Zondervan celebrates over a million copies sold of “Sacred Marriage” by Gary Thomas Grand Rapids, Mich. — With over a million copies sold, Sacred Marriage has become a classic for married couples since its original release in 2000. Revised and updated in 2015 by author and speaker Gary Thomas, Sacred Marriage continues to be a perennial bestseller, meeting the needs of today’s pre-married and married couples. “I can’t count the number of couples that have told me this message saved their marriage,” says Thomas. “So…

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Harvest House Publishers celebrates 45th anniversary

Harvest House Publishers celebrates 45th anniversary 2020 List Marks the Publisher’s Strongest Lineup Yet Eugene, Oregon (October 29, 2019)— Harvest House Publishers celebrated the company’s 45th anniversary last week, marking the historic moment with a staff celebration. In remarks to the team, Harvest House president, Bob Hawkins Jr., reminisced about significant corporate milestones and embraced the work ahead with a positive and encouraging message. “When my dad originally founded the company with five titles and a dream, he never imagined…

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Philip Nation named VP and Publisher for Thomas Nelson Bibles

Philip Nation named VP and Publisher for Thomas Nelson Bibles Nashville, Tenn. (November 1, 2019) — HarperCollins Christian Publishing today announced the company has hired Philip Nation to lead as v-p, publisher for Thomas Nelson Bibles. He will join the organization on December 2nd and report to John Kramp, senior v-p, Bibles and Spanish Group publisher for HarperCollins Christian Publishing. In this role, Nation will oversee acquisitions, author and title development, and product innovation for the King James Version (KJV),…

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B&H Kids annnounces two more books from Slugs & Bugs creator Randall Goodgame

B&H Kids annnounces two more books from Slugs & Bugs creator Randall Goodgame Award-winning Slugs & Bugs creator Randall Goodgame releases two more kids books  [NASHVILLE, TENN., October 28, 2019—] B&H Kids is excited to announce the next two Slugs & Bugs books, “The Society of Extraordinary Raccoon Society” and “The Society of Extraordinary Raccoon Society on Boasting,” from Dove Award-nominated singer-songwriter, family entertainer and Slugs & Bugs creator Randall Goodgame. Goodgame has released four critically-acclaimed Slugs & Bugs children’s albums…

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