Chosen Books appoints new Editorial Director

Chosen Books appoints new Editorial Director Ada, Mich. (May 11, 2021)—Chosen Books, a division of Baker Publishing Group, is pleased to announce that Kim Bangs will serve as the new editorial director. This position has been held by Jane Campbell, who will retire in early June. Kim Bangs has worked in the publishing industry for almost thirty years. She began as an editorial assistant in the Gospel Light curriculum department and a few years later moved to the Regal Books division…

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Editorial Director for Chosen Books retiring in June

Editorial Director for Chosen Books retiring in June Ada, Mich. (May 11, 2021)—Chosen Books, a division of Baker Publishing Group, announces that editorial director Jane Campbell will retire effective June 4, 2021. This position will be filled by Kim Bangs, who has served as a senior acquisitions editor for Chosen Books. Jane spent the early days of her career working as the managing editor for Christian Herald magazine. In 1978, she entered the field of Christian book publishing under the skilled tutelage of John…

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ECPA to honor John and Elizabeth Sherrill with the Kenneth N. Taylor Lifetime Achievement Award for their contributions to Christian publishing and global impact for the cause of Christ

ECPA to honor John and Elizabeth Sherrill with the Kenneth N. Taylor Lifetime Achievement Award for their contributions to Christian publishing and global impact for the cause of Christ The publishing and writing duo founded Chosen Books and co-authored the classic bestsellers The Hiding Place, God’s Smuggler, and The Cross and the Switchblade Tempe, Ariz., April 11, 2018 – On behalf of the Christian publishing industry, the Evangelical Christian Publishers Association (ECPA) will present the Kenneth N. Taylor Lifetime Achievement Award to John and Elizabeth…

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John Sherrill, author and founder of Chosen Books, dies at 94

John Sherrill, author and founder of Chosen Books, dies at 94 John Sherrill passed away on Saturday.  He was 94.  John and his wife, Elizabeth (“Tib”), were two of the four founders of Chosen Books with their friends Len and Catherine Marshall LeSourd.  John and Tib were also long-time editors for Guideposts magazine and the co-authors of such bestselling books as The Hiding Place, The Cross and the Switchblade and God’s Smuggler.  Obituary and funeral information will be announced soon.  

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