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NIV Revolution Bible and NIV True Images Bible—
now updated for a new generation

Trusted Resources for Teen Guys and Girls Packed with Tools and Insights to Help Teens Navigate Today’s Contemporary Cultural Issues

Grand Rapids, Mich., June 23, 2017 — For 15 years, the bestselling NIV Revolution Bible and the bestselling NIV True Images Bible have been trusted resources guiding teen guys and girls towards a closer relationship with God.

Updated for today’s generation, these new editions are packed with challenging insights, smart advice, and open discussion about today’s contemporary cultural issues, empowering young men and women ages 13 to 18 to ask big questions, discover fresh perspectives, and impact others, while living their faith on the edge. Both Bibles include the complete text of the accurate, readable, and clear New International Version.

“The NIV True Images Bible has helped teen girls to see themselves through the eyes of their Heavenly Father, and the NIV Revolution Bible has helped teen guys explore what it means to live a revolutionary life for God,” says Melinda Bouma, associate publisher, Zondervan Bible Group. “Both have helped teens to live with confidence, love, and grace. As these are bestselling teen Bibles in the market, we are committed to updating them frequently, and we’re excited to see them help a new generation, post-millennials, navigate the issues that are affecting them today.”

Features of the NIV Revolution Bible are strategically designed to empower guys in their quest for truth about faith and their surrounding world, like:

  • 12 full-color pages offer life-impacting ideas like “50 Passages That Show God Is a Revolution God” and “50 Ways to be a Better Friend”
  • In-depth book introductions give an overview of the context of each book in the Old and New Testaments
  • “Battlelines” answer tough questions that teens have and present the Bible’s perspective on spiritual growth and contemporary cultural topics such as self-harm, sex, divorce, environmental care, prayer, drug use, underage drinking, pornography, modesty, reading the Bible, relationships, and popularity on social media
  • Over 200 “Be the Change” articles challenge teen guys to discover God’s truth on various topics
  • 100 “God Calling” notes point to verses to help you find God’s plan for your life
  • 100 “Live the Revolution” notes show you how to change your life and revolutionize your impact on others
  • 50 “Matchups” capture the strategies, reflections, and conflicts between the Bible’s heroes and villains
  • “Christianity 101” introduces teens to the basics of Christianity
  • “Beliefs 101” helps teen guys dig deep into the underlying principles that shape their worldview

Product formats for the NIV Teen Guys Bible, on sale June 27, 2017, include:

  • ISBN 9780310079989, Hardcover, 1,728 pages, $34.99
  • ISBN 9780310079996, Imitation Leather, Blue, 1,728 pages, $49.99
  • ISBN 9780310080008, Imitation Leather, Gray/Navy, 1,728 pages, $49.99

Features of the NIV True Images Bible give teen girls a fresh perspective on faith-related issues and provide tools to thrive in a complex world. They include:

  • 12 magazine-style quizzes that help girls learn more about themselves
  • In-depth book introductions establish the context of each book in the Old and New Testaments
  • “In Focus” notes explain the Bible’s perspective on contemporary cultural topics such as perfectionism, spiritual growth, eating disorders, pornography, prayer, self-harm, relationships, sex, bullying, and popularity on social media
  • Over 300 “Genuine” notes focus on the value of authenticity and true inner beauty
  • Over 100 “Love Notes” give opportunities to reflect on God’s love
  • 500 “Dare to Believe” challenges help teens discover God’s truth about life and faith
  • 52 “Mirror Images” share the stories of biblical women
  • “Christianity 101” introduces teens to the basics of Christianity
  • “Beliefs 101” helps teen girls dig deep into the underlying principles that shape their worldview

Product formats for the NIV True Images Bible, on sale June 27, 2017, include:

  • ISBN 9780310080039, Hardcover, 1,760 pages, $34.99
  • ISBN 9780310080046, Imitation Leather, Blue/Gold, 1,760 pages, $49.99
  • ISBN 9780310080053, Imitation Leather, Pink, 1,760 pages, $49.99

To learn more about NIV Revolution Bible and NIV True Images Bible and to access infographics, sample articles, quizzes, and more, visit

The New International Version (NIV) is the world’s bestselling modern-English Bible translation—accurate, readable, and clear, yet rich with the detail found in the original languages. The NIV is the result of over 50 years of work by the Committee on Bible Translation, who oversee the efforts of many contributing scholars. Representing the spectrum of evangelicalism, the translators come from a wide range of denominations and various countries and continually review new research in order to ensure the NIV remains at the forefront of accessibility, relevance, and authority. Every NIV Bible that is purchased helps Biblica, a nonprofit ministry organization, translate and give Bibles to people in need around the world. To learn more, visit

Zondervan is a world leading Bible publisher and provider of Christian communications.  Zondervan, part of HarperCollins Christian Publishing, Inc., delivers transformational Christian experiences through its bestselling Bibles, books, curriculum, academic resources and digital products. The Company’s products are sold worldwide and translated into nearly 200 languages. Zondervan offices are located in Grand Rapids, Mich.  For additional information, please visit

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