ECPA's Rush To Press


Media Contact: Laini Brown, Publicist

NASHVILLE, TN – Hachette Nashville is thrilled to announce that it has shipped more than 400,000 copies of THE POWER OF I AM by author Joel Osteen. THE POWER OF I AM spent 13 weeks on The New York Times Best Seller list and was also #1 on the CBA Bestseller list and is in its fifth printing.

“The tremendous sales volume of this book is a tribute to the life changing message Joel Osteen shares with such skill.” said Rolf Zettersten, Senior Vice President & Publisher at Hachette Nashville. “We are proud to play a part in helping to extend his ministry through publishing.”

FaithWords published Joel’s first book Your Best Life Now in October of 2004 and was #1 on The New York Times Best Seller list and remained on the list for more than 200 weeks selling over 8 million copies.

This Fall FaithWords will publish Joel’s new book Reboot (FaithWords, October 4, 2016)

About Joel Osteen
Joel Osteen is the senior pastor of America’s largest church – Lakewood Church in Houston, Texas. His weekly services are seen by more than 10 million viewers each week in the United States, and millions more in 100 nations around the world. He is the author of seven #1 national bestselling books and has been named by numerous publications as one of the most influential Christian leaders in the world. He resides in Houston with his wife, Victoria, and their children. You can visit his website at and hear him nationwide on SiriusXM’s “Joel Osteen Radio” channel.

About FaithWords

FaithWords, a division of Hachette Book Group, is a top publisher of books and resources for the Christian inspirational market. Our bestselling authors include Joel Osteen, Joyce Meyer, Joseph Prince, John C. Maxwell, T.D. Jakes, and Brian Houston. Many of our authors are pastors and Bible teachers, focusing on Christian living, spiritual growth, and devotionals. FaithWords also publishes engaging fiction from bestselling authors, including Karen Kingsbury, Ted Dekker, and Lauraine Snelling. Our titles regularly appear on the New York Times and other national bestseller lists while inspiring millions of readers worldwide. Based near Nashville, Tennessee, FaithWords has sold over 60 million books since its founding 2001.