Bible Gateway Interviews

Bible Gateway interviews Dr. Tony Evans, author of “Pathways” Do you believe God has a purpose for your life, and every action or event that occurs within it has been used to make that purpose a reality? Do you read the story of Esther as a series of coincidences strung together to deliver the Jews from certain death? Or as God having a particular purpose at a particular time? In this Bible Gateway Q&A, Dr. Tony Evans (@drtonyevans) talks about…

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Viral Stars Chris and Emily Norton to publish memoir with Zondervan

Viral Stars Chris and Emily Norton to publish memoir with Zondervan The Seven Longest Yards: Our Love Story of Pushing the Limits While Leaning on Each Other Releases July 2019 Grand Rapids, Mich., January 7, 2019 — National speaker and viral star Chris Norton and his wife, Emily, have announced that they will be sharing their miraculous story in The Seven Longest Yards, set to release July 9, 2019, with Zondervan. Quadriplegics do not simply walk again—yet millions have seen Chris Norton take…

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Joanna Gaines to release first children’s book in March

Joanna Gaines to release first children’s book in March In We Are the Gardeners, Joanna and the kids chronicle the adventures of starting their own family garden Nashville, Tenn. (Jan. 14, 2019) Magnolia co-founder and New York Times bestselling author Joanna Gaines will publish her first children’s book, We Are the Gardeners, on March 26, 2019 with Tommy Nelson, the children’s division of Thomas Nelson, the company announced today. In We Are the Gardeners, Joanna and her kids chronicle the adventures of starting their own family garden….

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Cami Miller promoted to HCCP Director of Mass Market Sales

Cami Miller promoted to HCCP Director of Mass Market Sales (Nashville, TN) January 9, 2019—HarperCollins Christian Publishing (HCCP) announced today that Cami Miller has been promoted to the position of director for Mass Market Sales. Miller joined HCCP in 2014 as a key account manager following many years as a product manager at Anderson Merchandisers in Amarillo, Texas. Since joining the Mass Market team, Miller has been a strategic sales partner for Readerlink Distribution Services, as well as product manager…

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HarperCollins Christian Publishing hires Timothy Paulson as vice president and publisher for Thomas Nelson imprint Nelson Books

HarperCollins Christian Publishing hires Timothy Paulson as vice president and publisher for Thomas Nelson imprint Nelson Books (Nashville, TN) January 8, 2018—HarperCollins Christian Publishing today announced that Timothy Paulson will join the organization on February 4 as vice president and publisher of Nelson Books, a Thomas Nelson imprint.  Paulson will be based in Nashville, Tenn., and will report to Brian Hampton, senior vice president and group publisher for HarperCollins Christian Publishing. In his role as vice president and publisher, Paulson will be…

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Iron Stream Media and New Hope Publishers announce new imprints

Iron Stream Media and New Hope Publishers announce new imprints Iron Stream Media, the parent organization of New Hope® Publishers, announces the launch of three new publishing imprints: Ascender Books, Iron Stream Books, and New Hope Kidz. The goal of each mark is to serve a specific segment of the Christian marketplace with quality resources. The premier titles from each of these new lines are scheduled to release in 2019. According to Ramona Richards, associate publisher, “The Christian marketplace continues to…

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Bible Gateway Interviews

Bible Gateway interviews Lysa TerKeurst, author of “It’s Not Supposed to Be This Way” What happens when life doesn’t turn out the way you expected? What do you do when God’s timing seems questionable, his lack of intervention hurtful, and his promises doubtful? In this Bible Gateway Q&A, Lysa TerKeurst (@LysaTerkeurst) talks about her book, It’s Not Supposed to Be This Way: Finding Unexpected Strength When Disappointments Leave You Shattered (Thomas Nelson, 2018). Read this interview. Bible Gateway interviews Havilah Cunnington, author…

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Christian Small Publishers Association Gets a New Name

Christian Small Publishers Association Gets a New Name This month, Christian Small Publishers Association (CSPA) celebrates its 15th anniversary and embraces a new name. The organization has changed its name to better reflect the current publishing landscape and the authors and publishers it serves. The association is now known as Christian Indie Publishing Association (CIPA). Over the past 15 years, the publishing industry has undergone tremendous changes. According to R.R. Bowker, the official U.S. ISBN agency, the number of independently…

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PW’s Persons of the Year 2018

PW’s Persons of the Year 2018 Since the election of Donald Trump as president, many things have changed—including the way PW’s annual Person of the Year is chosen. Instead of selecting one person, as we have typically done, this year we are honoring the publishers of the bestselling Trump-related books. We took this approach to reflect the importance of the role that the Trump administration played in spurring the publication—and sales—of dozens and dozens of books. This decision also highlights…

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Jeffrey Lauer, VP of Global Publishing at Josh McDowell Ministry, dies

With deep sadness, the Josh McDowell Ministry today announced the accidental death of Jeffrey Lauer, Vice President of Global Publishing on December 28, 2018 in Cancun, Mexico. Jeff went home to Jesus while on vacation with family. His wife of 39 years, Jennifer reported that he was pulled underwater by a strong undertow while playing with his grandson. Jennifer said, “Although we are in shock and numb our confidence in Jeff’s salvation gives us peace and strength. Jeff was doing…

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Hendrickson releases new book by professional mediators

Hendrickson releases new book by professional mediators PEABODY, MA—A new book by professional mediators helps families navigate the challenges associated with aging parents, overcome past hurts and resentment, and talk openly with one another in love and understanding. In their mediation practice, Carolyn Miller Parr and Sig Cohen discovered that families in distress more often than not experience pain from two main sources: broken family relationships, and a parent’s failure to plan for the future. Love’s Way is their answer to this…

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Bible Gateway Interviews

Bible Gateway interviews Jack Countryman, author of “God’s Promises® Every Day” As 2019 begins, times of change, trouble, or doubt can leave us looking for answers, wondering what God says about our situation. Millions have trusted Jack Countryman books based on the promises of God. His first 365-day devotional brings encouragement and assurance through Scripture and writings about the promises God has for your life. Bible Gateway interviewed Jack Countryman about his book, “God’s Promises Every Day: 365 Day Devotional” (Thomas Nelson, 2018)….

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Baker Publishing Group wins two Gospel Coalition Awards

Baker Publishing Group wins two Gospel Coalition Awards Ada, MI (December 17, 2018)—In mid-December, The Gospel Coalition announced the winners of their 2018 Book Awards—and Baker Publishing took home two of these awards. Love Thy Body by Nancy Pearcey won the Public Theology & Current Events category and The Devil’s Redemption by Michael J. McClymond won the Academic Theology category. The Gospel Coalition reviews around 300 books a year. At the end of the year, they assess which titles in a variety of categories were most…

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Baker Publishing Group wins Christianity Today Award

Baker Publishing Group wins Christianity Today Award Ada, Mich. (December 17, 2018)—Christianity Today recently announced the winners of their 2019 Book Awards. One Baker Publishing Group title won a top award. Subversive Sabbath by A. J. Swoboda won the Spiritual Formation category award as well as an Award of Merit in the Book of the Year category. Subversive Sabbath by A. J. Swoboda (Brazos; ISBN 9781587434051; ebook ISBN 9781493412907; $19.99) This book pioneers a creative path to an alternative way of existing. Combining creative storytelling, pastoral…

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A call for papers/topics for BibleTech 2019, hosted by Faithlife

A call for papers/topics for BibleTech 2019, hosted by Faithlife Submit a paper or topic idea for work related to the Bible and technology BELLINGHAM, Wash., Dec. 21, 2018 — Technology is becoming a bigger and bigger part of everything-including how people handle Scripture. In response to this trend, Faithlife began hosting BibleTech, a semi-annual gathering of individuals working at or near the intersection of Scripture and technology. The 2019 conference planning team is actively looking for papers or discussion topics and is…

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