Bible Gateway interviews O.S. Hawkins, author of “The Prayer Code”

Bible Gateway interviews O.S. Hawkins, author of “The Prayer Code” How does praying biblical prayers of confession, thanksgiving, praise, intercession, petition, and communion equip you to effectively pray for peace in times of change, courage to overcome your fears, and healing for yourself and others. Bible Gateway interviewed O.S. Hawkins about his book, “The Prayer Code: 40 Scripture Prayers Every Believer Should Pray” (Thomas Nelson). Read this interview.

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Taylor Tippett on Jesus Calling Podcast: “Words From The Window Seat”

Taylor Tippett on Jesus Calling Podcast: “Words From The Window Seat” Flight Attendant Taylor Tippett recently joined the Jesus Calling Podcast to share how she started a project of leaving encouraging notes on the planes she worked on for passengers to find as a small act of kindness that has netted big results. Tippett’s book, “Words From The Window Seat,” is available from Thomas Nelson. More…

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Zondervan wins three 2022 Christianity Today Book of the Year Awards

Zondervan wins three 2022 Christianity Today Book of the Year Awards (Nashville, Tenn.) January 4, 2022—Zondervan is honored to have three books awarded in the 2022 Christianity Today Book Awards, which were announced on December 14. Annually, Christianity Today chooses books in thirteen main categories that are “most likely to shape evangelical life, thought, and culture.” The following Zondervan titles were recognized: Urban Apologetics: Restoring Black Dignity with the Gospel edited by Eric Mason – Book of the Year (Apologetics and Evangelism) Zondervan Reflective A Theology of Paul…

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Executive Editor for Revell Books retiring in February

Executive Editor for Revell Books retiring in February Ada, Mich. (January 7, 2022)—Baker Publishing Group today announces that Dr. Vicki Crumpton, Executive Editor for Revell Books, will retire effective February 11, 2022. “Vicki’s arrival was a turning point for our publishing program,” said Dwight Baker, president of Baker Publishing Group. “At a time when our trade book divisions were understaffed and discouraged, Vicki boldly entrusted her career to our company. Soon her experience and talent generated visible results in our trade releases,…

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Moody Publishers launches Bible to Life

Moody Publishers launches Bible to Life Moody Publishers is excited to announce the launch of a new online ministry, Bibletolife.com. This virtual library exists to help people at all stages of their lives better understand, engage, and love God’s Word. “Our hope with BibletoLife.com is that we’ll be able to actively and nimbly serve our readers by using both original pieces and curated content from our books to point them right back to the Bible. Chris Martin and our team…

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January’s Christian Bestseller lists released with two new lists: YA and Spanish<$6

January’s Christian Bestseller lists released with two new lists: YA and Spanish<$6 ECPA has released the January 2022 Christian Bestseller lists, based on sales data provided by NPD for the month of December. The ECPA Bestsellers Committee has added two new categories to the suite of lists:  Young Adult and Spanish Under $6. The Young Adult list debuts with Live on Purpose by Sadie Robertson Huff (Thomas Nelson) as #1. View all the January Bestseller Lists

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Zonderkidz book, “Goodnight Manger,” given to over 700 families in NICU’s around the country at Christmas

Zonderkidz book, “Goodnight Manger,” given to over 700 families in NICU’s around the country at Christmas Zonderkidz author Laura Sassi connected with Jessika Sanders, of the non-profit ministry Praying Through the NICU this fall on social media. A 15-book donation of the seasonal favorite Goodnight, Manger from the author and Zonderkidz grew into an idea which got funding support from ministry supporters around the country and resulted in 771 books being presented to hospitals with NICUs and PICUs in 16 states this…

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Publishers Weekly’s “Notables of the Year” include author Beth Moore and IPG’s Joe Matthews

Publishers Weekly’s “Notables of the Year” include author Beth Moore and IPG’s Joe Matthews Publishers Weekly (PW) has named six industry members with notable achievements in 2021 as “PW Notables of the Year.”  Two of the six include Tyndale author Beth Moore and ECPA member Joe Matthews, who is the CEO of the Independent Publishers Group. Read more about Beth Moore’s selection Read more about Joe Matthews’ selection

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Two Kregel titles made the Southwestern Journal of Theology’s “Book of the Year” List

Two Kregel titles made the Southwestern Journal of Theology’s “Book of the Year” List GRAND RAPIDS, MI — Kregel Academic & Ministry, an imprint of Kregel Publications, is pleased to announce that two titles have made the “Book of the Year” list in the Southwestern Journal of Theology (SWJT), the theological academic journal of Southwestern Baptist Theological Seminary (SWBTS), Editor David S. Dockery announced on December 1, 2021. Make Disciples of All Nations: A History of Southern Baptist International Missions, edited…

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Books & Such Literary Management welcomes new agent Debbie Alsdorf

Books & Such Literary Management welcomes new agent Debbie Alsdorf Santa Rosa, CA – Janet Kobobel Grant, founder and president of Books & Such Literary Management, announced on January 3, 2022 that Debbie Alsdorf, speaker, author, and writing mentor, has joined the agency of now seven Books & Such agents serving the Christian publishing industry. Janet Grant says, “Debbie brings substantive skills to the tasks of agenting, making her a natural at this complex job. Her sales and marketing experience, being…

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Christian Bestseller Lists released this month: January 2022, Best of 2021, and Christmas

Christian Bestseller Lists released this month: January 2022, Best of 2021, and Christmas ECPA will release the following Christian bestseller lists this month:  January’s lists will be released on Friday and the Best of 2021 and Christmas lists will be released mid-month.  Sign up to receive the monthly bestsellers lists here. ECPA members subscribed to E-Link will automatically receive.  

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Court reinstates vaccine and testing mandates for employers of 100 or more

Court reinstates vaccine and testing mandates for employers of 100 or more Flagler Law Group:  On December 17, a federal appellate court reinstated the OSHA vaccine and testing mandate for private employers with 100 or more employees. OSHA announced that it will not enforce the vaccine mandate until January 10, 2022 and the testing requirements until February 9. The OSHA regulations still have another hurdle before implementation: the Supreme Court will hear arguments on the case on January 7. Read More…

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Redeemed Restored Case Study: Audience Growth and Engagement

Redeemed Restored is a ministry that seeks to support and guide divorced or separated Christian women in their walk with God. The heart behind this ministry comes from personal experience, as the creator, Deb, has walked through the fog of separation herself. Now, she is following the call of God in her life to help other women experience God’s redemption and restoration by learning to seek Him through the pain of divorce. Deb approached FrontGate Media with the vision for…

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Bible Gateway interviews Sam Storms, author of “Understanding Spiritual Warfare”

Bible Gateway interviews Sam Storms, author of “Understanding Spiritual Warfare” What is the biblical teaching on spiritual warfare? How can we extinguish the “flaming darts” (Eph. 6:16) of the “cosmic powers” and “spiritual forces of evil” (Eph. 6:12) that bombard us?. Bible Gateway interviewed Sam Storms about his book, “Understanding Spiritual Warfare: A Comprehensive Guide” (Zondervan, 2021). More…

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Psychotherapist and author Ryan Casey Waller on Jesus Calling Podcast

Psychotherapist and author Ryan Casey Waller on Jesus Calling Podcast Psychotherapist Ryan Casey Waller recently joined the Jesus Calling Podcast to share how he has come to know the greatness of God and how he’s seen His power to overcome darkness in our world. Waller’s book, “Depression, Anxiety, and Other Things We Don’t Want to Talk About,” is available from Thomas Nelson. More…    

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