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New Minister’s Bible from Thomas Nelson uniquely equips busy pastors for every occasion, with sermons, readings, outlines, and prayers

Comprehensive resource, available in KJV and NKJV Comfort Print®, is the only Bible to contain the complete Nelson’s Minister’s Manual

Nashville, Tenn., March 21, 2018 – Thomas Nelson is pleased to announce the release of the new Minister’s Bible, available in both the trusted King James and New King James translations. These beautiful and durable Bibles will help pastors and church leaders meet the needs of those in their congregations. The Minister’s Bible is the only Bible containing the complete text of the bestselling Nelson’s Minister’s Manual, which is conveniently set between the Old and New Testaments. A single thumb index at the middle of the Bible offers quick navigation to the Minister’s Manual.

“The Minister’s Bible is a one-stop resource with sermons, readings, outlines, prayers, and more,” says Daniel Marrs, publisher, Thomas Nelson Bible Group. “Covering a wide range of pastoral care situations—including weddings, funerals, communion services, baptisms, and various counseling situations—this is the perfect daily companion for those who have dedicated themselves to being ready to meet the needs of God’s people.”

Features include:

  • Complete text of both the trustworthy and beautiful King James and New King James Versions, perfect for devotional and worship settings
  • Exclusive KJV and NKJV Comfort Print® fonts
  • A comprehensive collection of pastoral resources, located between the Testaments—prayers, sermons, outlines, and more
  • Sewn, lay-flat binding to ensure easy, one-handed use
  • Three satin ribbon markers to quickly navigate between favorite passages and resources
  • Elegant, durable, understated covers, appropriate for any ministry setting
  • 9-point print size

The KJV Minister’s Bible is available in several beautiful editions onMarch 27, 2018:

  • ISBN 9780785216469, Genuine Leather, Black, Comfort Print, 1,184 pages, $79.99
  • ISBN 9780785216322, Leathersoft, Black, Comfort Print, 1,184 pages, $44.99
  • ISBN 9780785216421, Leathersoft, Brown, Comfort Print, 1,184 pages, $44.99
  • ISBN 9780785216537, Ebook, 1,184 pages, $35.99

The NKJV Minister’s Bible is available in several beautiful editions onMarch 27, 2018:

  • ISBN 9780785216575, Genuine Leather, Black, Comfort Print, 1,312 pages, $79.99
  • ISBN 9780785216544, Leathersoft, Black, Comfort Print, 1,312 pages, $44.99
  • ISBN 9780785216551, Leathersoft, Brown, Comfort Print, 1,312 pages, $44.99
  • ISBN 9780785216582, Ebook, Red Letter Edition, 1,312 pages, $35.99
To request a review copy, contact Trinity McFadden at or 616-698-3514.

To learn more about the Minister’s Bible, to access sample features, and to download 15 easy ideas you can use to bless your pastor year-round, visit the KJV: In 1611, the King James Version Bible, also known as the Authorized Version, was published. Revisions made at Cambridge in 1762 and at Oxford in 1769 standardized the text, ensuring that the King James Version would remain immensely readable for generations to come. Today, more than 400 years since its initial publication, the bestselling King James Version Bible continues to inspire, encourage, and strengthen people from all walks of life. The KJV is considered one of the most influential and beautiful works of literature in the English language and continues to be the favorite translation for millions of Christians.

About the NKJV™: Commissioned in 1975 by Thomas Nelson Publishers, 130 respected Bible scholars, church leaders, and lay Christians worked for seven years to create a completely new, modern translation of Scripture, yet one that would retain the purity and stylistic beauty of the original King James. With unyielding faithfulness to the original Greek, Hebrew, and Aramaic texts, the NKJV translation applies the most recent research in archaeology, linguistics, and textual studies.

About Comfort Print®: Read on! Settle in and spend more time in the Bible without eyestrain. Comfort Print® is an exclusive new family of fonts expertly designed to allow your eyes to relax as they flow smoothly along the lines of text. Learn more at

About Thomas Nelson: Thomas Nelson is a world leading publisher and provider of Christian content and has been providing readers with quality inspirational product for more than 200 years. As part of HarperCollins Christian Publishing, Inc., the publishing group provides multiple formats of award-winning Bibles, books, gift books, cookbooks, curriculum and digital content, with distribution of its products in more than 100 countries. Thomas Nelson, is headquartered in Nashville, TN. For additional information visit

Contact: Trinity McFadden, Senior Manager of Publicity
web:  tel: 616-698-3514