ECPA's Rush To Press


Lisa Beech, Senior Publicity Manager
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Colorado Springs, CO (March 23, 2015) – Executive Publisher Verne Kenney made the announcement today that Kyle Duncan, a well-respected and sought after publishing leader, has been hired as Vice President and Publisher of Books and Media at David C Cook. In this role Duncan will be responsible for strategic planning, resource development and project acquisitions for the Books and Media unit reporting directly to Kenney. 

“Kyle has an amazing reputation in the Christian Publishing industry. His forward-looking perspective of publishing will provide us the opportunity to serve the local church in a way that is both refreshing and in direct alignment with the mission of David C Cook,” said Kenney. “Kyle’s publishing experience has consistently focused on products that serve the family, the church and, most importantly, the Kingdom. I am thrilled to have him on our team.” 

Duncan’s publishing career has spanned three decades, with previous experience including Managing Editor of Focus on the Family Magazine, Publisher for Regal Books and Vice President for Bethany House Publishers. Since 2011 Kyle’s consulting company, Scriptorium, has helped organizations around the world acquire and publish content for today’s digitally-driven marketplace. 

Duncan has acquired or shepherded more than 550 books and curricula, among them multiple titles selling more than a million copies, including Moments Together for Couples by Dennis and Barbara Rainey. He has also been honored to see ten of the titles he acquired nominated as ECPA Gold Medallion finalists, including two first place award winners.

Duncan shared, “My life’s calling is to help equip the church with discipleship materials that have a ‘Matthew 28’ focus. As the world’s premier church publisher, David C Cook is strategically positioned to help fulfill Christ’s mandate to go and make disciples of all nations. The digital epoch has opened up parts of the world that we couldn’t imagine reaching just ten years ago. I am thrilled to be joining the team at DCC during this unprecedented time in the Church’s history.” Duncan lives with his wife and family in Carlsbad, California.  

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David C Cook is a leading nonprofit resource provider serving the global Church with life-transforming, Christ-centered materials. Headquartered in Colorado Springs, Colorado, with offices in Illinois, Canada and the United Kingdom, David C Cook’s resources are published in over 150 languages and distributed in more than 160 countries. Originally founded in 1875 as a curriculum publisher, today David C Cook publishes numerous bestselling fiction and non-fiction books from a variety of award-winning authors. It is also a leading provider of worship music through its Integrity Music label, which produces over one-third of the top 100 praise and worship songs sung around the world. Additional information can be found at