Ten Novels Honored as the Year’s Best Christian Fiction

Ten Novels Honored as the Year’s Best Christian Fiction “Becoming Mrs. Lewis” by Patti Callahan wins The Christy Award® Book of the Year Author James L. Rubart inducted into The Christy Award® Hall of Fame NASHVILLE, TENN., NOVEMBER 7, 2019 – Last night, the Evangelical Christian Publishers Association (ECPA) announced the winners of The Christy Award® in nine fiction categories at the Christy Award Gala held in Nashville at Lipscomb University’s new George Shinn Center.  The event was attended by…

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Zondervan Books to publish heart-stirring story of Bud Welch and Bill McVeigh 25 years after Oklahoma City bombing

Zondervan Books to publish heart-stirring story of Bud Welch and Bill McVeigh 25 years after Oklahoma City bombing A Moving Story of Two Fathers—One Whose Daughter Was Killed in the Bombing, and the Other the Father of Her Killer, Timothy McVeigh—and of Forgiveness and How Good Can Overcome Evil Grand Rapids, Mich., Nov. 4, 2019 – Zondervan Books has contracted to publish Grace from the Rubble: Two Fathers’ Road to Reconciliation after the Oklahoma City Bombing, the riveting true story of two men who…

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IVP releases book by United States presidential candidate

IVP releases book by United States presidential candidate On Tuesday, November 5, InterVarsity Press will be launching its first book by a United States independent presidential candidate. Mark Charles, and coauthor Soong-Chan Rah, will be releasing Unsettling Truths: The Ongoing, Dehumanizing Legacy of the Doctrine of Discovery. A recent Publishers Weekly starred review described the book this way: “This sobering critique presents a disturbing yet welcome analysis of how the Doctrine of Discovery has split American church and society along racial lines, and…

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CAN announces Crown Award finalists for excellence in marketing and promotion skills of Christian authors

CAN announces Crown Award finalists for excellence in marketing and promotion skills of Christian authors The Christian Authors Network Crown Awards recognize, educate, and encourage excellence in marketing and promotion skills of all Christian authors.  We are pleased to announce the CAN Crown Award finalists: Adria Wilkins, The Joy Box Journal, Ellie Claire Gifts Dr. Saundra Dalton-Smith, Sacred Rest, FaithWords Linda Goldfarb and Kelly Harris, Lovey Mouse Easter, (double-finalist), Life Foundation Publishing Linda Goldfarb and Kelly Harris, Lovey Mouse in The Night Before Christmas, (double-finalist),…

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Zondervan celebrates over a million copies sold of “Sacred Marriage” by Gary Thomas

Zondervan celebrates over a million copies sold of “Sacred Marriage” by Gary Thomas Grand Rapids, Mich. — With over a million copies sold, Sacred Marriage has become a classic for married couples since its original release in 2000. Revised and updated in 2015 by author and speaker Gary Thomas, Sacred Marriage continues to be a perennial bestseller, meeting the needs of today’s pre-married and married couples. “I can’t count the number of couples that have told me this message saved their marriage,” says Thomas. “So…

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Harvest House Publishers celebrates 45th anniversary

Harvest House Publishers celebrates 45th anniversary 2020 List Marks the Publisher’s Strongest Lineup Yet Eugene, Oregon (October 29, 2019)— Harvest House Publishers celebrated the company’s 45th anniversary last week, marking the historic moment with a staff celebration. In remarks to the team, Harvest House president, Bob Hawkins Jr., reminisced about significant corporate milestones and embraced the work ahead with a positive and encouraging message. “When my dad originally founded the company with five titles and a dream, he never imagined…

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Philip Nation named VP and Publisher for Thomas Nelson Bibles

Philip Nation named VP and Publisher for Thomas Nelson Bibles Nashville, Tenn. (November 1, 2019) — HarperCollins Christian Publishing today announced the company has hired Philip Nation to lead as v-p, publisher for Thomas Nelson Bibles. He will join the organization on December 2nd and report to John Kramp, senior v-p, Bibles and Spanish Group publisher for HarperCollins Christian Publishing. In this role, Nation will oversee acquisitions, author and title development, and product innovation for the King James Version (KJV),…

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B&H Kids annnounces two more books from Slugs & Bugs creator Randall Goodgame

B&H Kids annnounces two more books from Slugs & Bugs creator Randall Goodgame Award-winning Slugs & Bugs creator Randall Goodgame releases two more kids books  [NASHVILLE, TENN., October 28, 2019—] B&H Kids is excited to announce the next two Slugs & Bugs books, “The Society of Extraordinary Raccoon Society” and “The Society of Extraordinary Raccoon Society on Boasting,” from Dove Award-nominated singer-songwriter, family entertainer and Slugs & Bugs creator Randall Goodgame. Goodgame has released four critically-acclaimed Slugs & Bugs children’s albums…

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Bible Gateway interviews Nicole Unice, author of “Help! My Bible Is Alive!”

Bible Gateway interviews Nicole Unice, author of “Help! My Bible Is Alive!” Do you have good intentions of reading the Bible but find it confusing, boring, and irrelevant? What do you do if your experience with the Bible gets in the way of building a personal relationship with God? What small steps could you take to sustain a vibrant spiritual life where the Word of God is alive and active for you? Bible Gateway interviewed Nicole Unice (@nicoleunice), author of “Help!…

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Daisy Blackwell Hutton joins Hachette Book Group as Publisher of Hachette Nashville

Daisy Blackwell Hutton joins Hachette Book Group as Publisher of Hachette Nashville October 25, 2019 – Michael Pietsch, CEO of Hachette Book Group, announced today that Daisy Blackwell Hutton will join Hachette Book Group (HBG) as Vice President and Publisher of the Hachette Nashville division. Hutton will join HBG on November 11 and will be a member of the company’s Executive Management Board. In her new role, Hutton will lead Hachette Nashville’s publishing programs at its three imprints, FaithWords, Center…

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Bible Gateway Interviews

Bible Gateway interviews author Stephen Backhouse What do you know about the growth and impact of Christianity from the apostles to the present day, not only in the Western world but also globally, including the development of Eastern Orthodox and Armenian Christianity, as well as considering Christianity in Latin America, Southeast Asia, the Baltic and Slavic states, and India? And why is it important to have this knowledge? Bible Gateway interviewed Stephen Backhouse, author of the “Zondervan Essential Companion to Christian…

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New Hope Publishers launches back into fiction with first suspense novel

New Hope Publishers launches back into fiction with first suspense novel BIRMINGHAM:  Iron Stream Media announces Deadly Commitment (New Hope Publishers / October 14, 2019 / ISBN: 978-1-56309-304-3 / $15.99) the first book in The Deadly Secrets series by Kathy Harris and New Hope Publisher’s first suspense novel. As Danielle Kemp walks out of her downtown Nashville condominium, she gets the eerie feeling someone is watching her. As days go by, she becomes convinced the homeless man outside her building is stalking her. But after…

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Bible Gateway Interviews

Bible Gateway interviews Gary M. Burge, author of “The New Testament in Seven Sentences” Do you explore individual passages of Scripture but neglect to examine where they fit in to the whole of the Bible? Do you find a verse to be inspiring and easy to grasp, but its sweeping context difficult, requiring persistence in studying the full tapestry of Scripture? Bible Gateway interviewed Gary M. Burge (@garyburge1), author of “The New Testament in Seven Sentences: A Small Introduction to…

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Our Daily Bread Ministries announces The ACCESS Conference for Writers and Editors

Our Daily Bread Ministries announces The ACCESS Conference for Writers and Editors Grand Rapids, MI—Our Daily Bread Ministries is hosting the ACCESS Conference at their office in Grand Rapids, Michigan, on Thursday, October 17, and Friday, October 18, 2019. This event will bring Our Daily Bread devotional writers and editors from around the world together for a time of renewal and growth through insightful workshops, dynamic speakers, and engaging worship. ACCESS is an acronym that reflects the core values and…

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Iron Stream Media and New Orleans Baptist Theological Seminary partner to publish comprehensive handbook on evangelism

Iron Stream Media and New Orleans Baptist Theological Seminary partner to publish comprehensive handbook on evangelism Engage is a thorough guide to the daily ministry of sharing Christ with the world. BIRMINGHAM (October 8, 2019) —Iron Stream Media in collaboration with New Orleans Baptist Theological Seminary announces the release of Engage: Tools for Contemporary Evangelism. The handbook will further Iron Stream and NOBTS’s shared mission of evangelism and discipleship. Engage contains more than thirty chapters and covers effective evangelism to various populations. The…

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