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Louie Giglio’s “How Great is Our God” surpasses 100,000 books sold in less than seven months

NASHVILLE, Tenn. (May 18, 2020) – Today, Thomas Nelson announced that How Great is Our God, by Louie Giglio, has surpassed more than 100,000 copies sold.

How Great Is Our God is a resource for faith and science to come together in a conversation. Written for elementary-age kids, it is packed with amazing scientific facts, scriptures, beautiful photography, and cool illustrations.

Exploring topics like space and time, the Earth and weather, the human body, animals, plants and more, parents will find that this can be a great compliment to home education science lessons or Bible-based curricula.

“Louie weaves science and faith together in a way that is both educational and fun,” said Laura Minchew, senior vice president, Children’s and Gift Group publisher for HarperCollins Christian Publishing. “With parents now taking on the role of home educators, this is the perfect book for families to share the wonders of the universe and appreciation for God’s wild and amazing creation.”

With more than one million social media followers on his personal accounts, Giglio has grown a platform of more than just college students—reaching pastors, parents and adults around the world. How Great is Our God follows the success of his first children’s bookIndescribable:100 Devotions for Kids About God and Science which has sold more than 340,000 copies.

How Great is Our God (Thomas Nelson/Passion Publishing, ISBN# 9781400215522, Nov. 5, 2019) is available for purchase wherever books are sold.

About the Author:
Louie Giglio is Pastor of Passion City Church and the Original Visionary of the Passion movement, which exists to call a generation to leverage their lives for the fame of Jesus.  Since 1997, Passion has gathered collegiate-aged young people in events across the US and around the world, and continues to see 18 to 25 year-olds fill venues across the nation in pursuit of lives lived for God’s glory. Most recently, Passion hosted 40,000 college students and their leaders in four venues linked together across three cities at Passion 2019.  In addition to the collegiate gatherings of Passion Conferences, Louie and his wife Shelley lead the teams at Passion City Church, sixstepsrecords, Passion Publishing and the Passion Global Institute.  Louie is the national-bestselling author of Not Forsaken, Goliath Must Fall, Indescribable: 100 Devotions About God & Science, The Comeback, The Air I Breathe, and I Am Not But I Know I Am.  Louie and Shelley make their home in Atlanta, Georgia.

About Tommy Nelson:
Tommy Nelson® is the children’s division of Thomas Nelson. As a leading provider of Christian content, Tommy Nelson publishes a wide variety of high-quality, enjoyable products that are consistent with the teachings found in the Bible. Tommy Nelson’s award-winning products are designed to expand children’s imaginations and nurture their faith while inspiring them to develop a personal relationship with Jesus. For more information, visit

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