Crossway launches new Bible browsing tools on Crossway.org

Crossway launches new Bible browsing tools on Crossway.org October 16, 2020 — WHEATON, Ill.—Crossway is pleased to announce innovative updates to the Bible browsing experience on crossway.org. With more people shopping for Bibles online, being able to compare Bibles and easily see each one’s distinctive design and content is increasingly important. By updating and improving search and filter capabilities, Crossway seeks to provide customers the opportunity to make the most informed and knowledgeable Bible purchasing decisions. Featuring a brand-new landing…

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Bible Gateway Interviews

Bible Gateway interviews Johnnie Moore and Rabbi Abraham Cooper, authors of “The Next Jihad” How much are you aware of Christians being singled out for murder in Africa? While the world is fixated on jihadist threats in the Middle East, terrorists are also massacring men, women, and children across lands from Nigeria to Kenya. Two advocates for religious freedom and human rights—one Jewish and one Christian—explain what’s happening, why it matters, and what must be done now. Bible Gateway interviewed…

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Goodwill Audio (Goodwill Rights Management Corporation) announces the release of its first audiobook: the Spurgeon classic “All of Grace”

Goodwill Audio (Goodwill Rights Management Corporation) announces the release of its first audiobook: the Spurgeon classic “All of Grace” Its creative approach presents this core library essential in a fresh and exciting way Cary, NC: Goodwill Rights Management Corporation (GRMC), a leading Christian publishing and rights services agency, today announced the release of its first audiobook, All of Grace: an innovative production that coalesces the spoken word with music for a multidimensional listening and worship experience.  Additionally, it announces the…

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ECPA board announces planning process for Stan Jantz successor

ECPA board announces planning process for Stan Jantz successor By Jeff Crosby, ECPA Board Chair and InterVarsity Press Publisher October 19, 2020 — The writer of Ecclesiastes captured a truth that has been handed down for centuries through scripture, books and popular song: “For everything there is a season, and a time for every matter under heaven” (3:1, ESV). I’m writing as ECPA’s board chair to announce that Stan Jantz, who has served our Association with excellence for more than…

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Terence Lester, author of “I See You,” receives American Express NGen Leadership Award

Terence Lester, author of “I See You,” receives American Express NGen Leadership Award WESTMONT, IL—IVP author Terence Lester has received the 2020 American Express NGen Leadership Award. Each year Independent Sector presents the American Express NGen Leadership Award to one emerging leader age forty and under whose creative and collaborative leadership is accelerating transformative social and community change. Lester is an activist, systemic poverty thought leader, founder of Love Beyond Walls, and author of I See You and the forthcoming When We Stand. Lester…

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ECPA opens registration for industry’s C-Suite executives

ECPA opens registration for industry’s C-Suite executives On November 16, 17 and 18, ECPA will present C-Suite Connect, the online version of the annual C-Suite Symposium. The program will feature two interactive webinars a day with thought leaders in the Church, Publishing, Technology, and Higher Education—as well as opportunities for breakout forums for connection and engagement among the industry’s C-suite executives. Speakers include Maria Pallante (AAP), Walter Kim (NAE), Shirley Hoogstra (CCCU), Michael Lindsay(Gordon College), and author & academic Karen Swallow Prior.  The program will…

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New Hope releases book on the hard journey of an adoptive parent

New Hope releases book on the hard journey of an adoptive parent Adoptive parents often discover that opening their hearts to adoption was the easy part. It’s the emotional journey after the surrender to the idea of adoption that leads to the hard seasons of testing. In Hope When It’s Hard, author Jennifer Phillips beautifully weaves together elements of her personal adoption journey with Scripture and encouraging words that will feed the soul of an adoptive parent. Jennifer’s authenticity will lead…

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Esau McCaulley, author of “Reading While Black,” wins the 2020 Emerging Public Intellectual Award

Esau McCaulley, author of “Reading While Black,” wins the 2020 Emerging Public Intellectual Award WESTMONT, IL—InterVarsity Press is pleased to announce that Esau McCaulley, author of Reading While Black, was named the winner of the 2020 Emerging Public Intellectual Award. The award, hosted by Redeemer University and sponsored by Acton Institute, Cardus, the Center for Public Justice, the Council for Christian Colleges and Universities (CCCU), and Henry Institute, is intended to recognize and foster emerging talent, those working in the Christian academy…

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Christianity Today launches Week of Giving with dollar for dollar match

Christianity Today launches Week of Giving with dollar for dollar match CT has launched its most important week of the year – The Week of Giving – and asks for your partnership to continue elevating transformative truths and sharing powerful stories. During these difficult and disorienting times, the Church needs biblical wisdom and hope, and the world needs a faithful Church more than ever.  Donations received this week will receive a dollar for dollar match by a generous donor. More…

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Best-selling author Jemar Tisby encourages readers to reject passivity and become active participants in the struggle for human dignity

Best-selling author Jemar Tisby encourages readers to reject passivity and become active participants in the struggle for human dignity Grand Rapids, Mich., Oct. 2020 — Racism is pervasive in today’s world, and many are complicit in the failure to confront its evils. Jemar Tisby, author of the award-winning The Color of Compromise, believes we need to move beyond mere discussions about racism and begin equipping people with the practical tools to fight against it. How to Fight Racism provides a practical framework for pursuing racial justice with hands-on…

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B&H wins two Top Shelf Book Cover Awards

B&H wins two Top Shelf Book Cover Awards [NASHVILLE, TENN., October 9, 2020—] The Evangelical Christian Publishers Association (ECPA) recognized LifeWay’s B&H Publishing for a pair of Top Shelf Book Cover Awards on October 1 via a webcast with author Ruth Chou Simons. The two B&H honors went to “For All Who Wander” by Robin Dance and “A Holy Pursuit” by Dianne Jago. Art direction for each title was overseen respectively by Jade Novak and Susan Browne. “I’m thrilled to…

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Bestselling and award-winning author Russell Moore’s latest book offers timely message calling for Christ-centered courage

Bestselling and award-winning author Russell Moore’s latest book offers timely message calling for Christ-centered courage [NASHVILLE, TENN., October 6, 2020—] Fear, anxiety, panic and paranoia could be used to describe most people’s experience of 2020. A global pandemic—and all the ways it has turned “normal life” upside down—has taken its toll on our mental health and our sense of safety and belonging. “The Courage to Stand: Facing Your Fear Without Losing Your Soul,” (B&H Publishing, Oct. 6, 2020), the latest book…

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Three Tyndale House novels named Finalists for the 2020 Christy Award

Three Tyndale House novels named Finalists for the 2020 Christy Award CAROL STREAM, Ill.—October 9, 2020—Tyndale House Publishers is pleased to announce that three Tyndale fiction titles and authors have been named 2020 Christy Award finalists (ChristyAwards.com). The Christy Award celebrates excellence in the art of Christian fiction and honors the power of faith in story. On October 8, 2020, the Evangelical Christian Publishers Association (ECPA) announced the finalists for the Christy Award. Winners will be announced on November 12…

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Art of Writing webinar series continues Thursday with novelists Steven James and Tracie Peterson

Art of Writing webinar series continues Thursday with novelists Steven James and Tracie Peterson ECPA and The Christy Award® program presents the Art of Writing webinar series every Thursday at 7 pm central time through November 5 for writers, fans, and publishers.  This Thursday will feature award-winning author STEVEN JAMES, the critically-acclaimed author of 17 novels. He is a contributing editor to Writer’s Digest Magazine and is the author of the groundbreaking book Story Trumps Structure as well as the award-winning guidebook, Troubleshooting…

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ECPA releases October’s Christian bestsellers: “The Harbinger II” tops two lists

ECPA releases October’s Christian bestsellers: “The Harbinger II” tops two lists “The Harbinger II: The Return” by Jonathan Cahn (Frontline/Charisma Media) grabbed both #1 positions in the Top 50 and the Fiction Christian bestseller lists by a wide margin, selling more copies in the month of September than the next four titles in the Top 50 combined. As of this writing, the book is also listed by Amazon in the Top 20 of its “most sold” books.  In addition, 14 new…

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