Marketing Tip: Social Caption Writing Tips

Social media is an excellent way to connect with the Faith & Family audience, promote your products, services, or opportunities, and build brand awareness and engagement.   But if you’re not careful, your social media posts can come across as boring or even annoying. So how can you make sure your posts are engaging?   ✨Write captivating captions.✨   A well-written caption can make all the difference in whether someone stops to read your post or scrolls right past it….

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Iron Stream Media releases “The Readable Bible”

Iron Stream Media releases “The Readable Bible” “The Readable Bible” is Scripture the way it would look if the biblical writers had been sitting in front of a computer when God spoke through them. Published by Iron Stream Media, it is primarily a word-for-word translation that arranges the text in the easy-to-read formats of today’s books. Read More…

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“The Bible for Me: Bible Stories & Prayers” is selected as a Mom’s Choice Gold Award-winner

“The Bible for Me: Bible Stories & Prayers” is selected as a Mom’s Choice Gold Award-winner K-LOVE Books is honored to announce that “The Bible for Me: Bible Stories & Prayers” has earned the prestigious Mom’s Choice Award®. Having been rigorously evaluated by a panel of MCA evaluators, “The Bible for Me” is deemed to be among the best products / services for families. Read More…

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Baker Publishing Group authors win seven Christy Awards, including Book of the Year and the Amplify Award

Baker Publishing Group authors win seven Christy Awards, including Book of the Year and the Amplify Award On November 17 in Nashville, ECPA announced the 2022 Christy Award winners. Six Baker Publishing Group authors were recipients of this prestigious award, including Amanda Cox, whose novel “The Secret Keepers of Old Depot Grocery” (Revell) won both the General Fiction award and the 2022 Christy Book of the Year award. This is the first time in the Christy Award’s history that an…

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HCCP promotes Beth Murphy to VP of marketing

HCCP promotes Beth Murphy to VP of marketing HarperCollins Christian Publishing has announced the promotion of Beth Murphy to VP of marketing for ChurchSource and Harper Christian Resources. Murphy joined the company 19 years ago and, throughout her tenure, she has been on a path of excellence in her career. As VP, Murphy will continue to be responsible for leading and growing the ChurchSource business, marketing strategy for Harper Christian Resources and helping deliver revenue growth through the Direct division.

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The Christy Award® names ten novels as the year’s best in Christian fiction

The Christy Award® names ten novels as the year’s best in Christian fiction Last week, ECPA announced the winners of The Christy Award® in nine fiction categories, plus the Book of the Year and the program’s debut Amplify Award.  Returning to Nashville, for an in-person dinner gala, the evening also honored award-winning novelist Becky Wade, who was inducted into the Christy Hall of Fame; and featured the literary contributions of bestselling author Jan Karon through a virtual interview. Read More…

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Toni Shiloh wins inaugural Christy Amplify Award for Christian Fiction

Toni Shiloh wins inaugural Christy Amplify Award for Christian Fiction Bethany House, a division of Baker Publishing Group, is pleased to announce that ECPA has selected Toni Shiloh as the winner of the inaugural Christy Amplify Award for Christian Fiction for her 2022 novel, “In Search of a Prince.” The award presentation took place on November 17 during the annual Christy Award Gala at ECPA’s PubU Conference in Nashville, Tennessee. Read More…

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Tovares & Safa Grey on Jesus Calling Podcast: Godly Dating 101

Tovares & Safa Grey on Jesus Calling Podcast: Godly Dating 101 Tovares and Safa Grey recently joined The Jesus Calling Podcast to share how they have—in a very short time—helped many young people navigate the world of dating and relationships. The Greys’ book, “Godly Dating 101,” is available from Thomas Nelson. The episode airs on Thursday.

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First-time author Jesse Eubanks receives early positive PW review for debut book

First-time author Jesse Eubanks receives early positive PW review for debut book In his new book, “How We Relate” (Zondervan Books, Jan. 24, 2023), Jesse Eubanks presents the Enneagram  as a tool to help you discover how God speaks into your unique personality and life story. A recent review from Publishers Weekly points out, “a solid exploration of the Enneagram through the lens of the Gospel… The result is an ideal primer for Christians curious about the Enneagram.”

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Zondervan author Tyler Staton on She Reads Truth Podcast

Zondervan author Tyler Staton on She Reads Truth Podcast Pastor, author, and National Director of 24-7 Prayer USA, Tyler Staton, joins hosts Raechel and Amanda on the She Reads Truth Podcast to talk through Week 1 of their Prayer in Scripture series. Tyler’s new book, “Praying Like Monks, Living Like Fools” (Zondervan Books), deep dives into the common roadblocks surrounding prayer and gives readers the confidence to come to God just as you are.  

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Charisma House releases book on fasting by president of Total Life Coach Tammy Hotsenpiller

Charisma House releases book on fasting by president of Total Life Coach Tammy Hotsenpiller In her new book, “Fasting for Miracles” (Charisma House), President of Total Life Coach, founder of Women of Influence, and senior pastor of Influence Church Tammy Hotsenpiller takes readers step-by-step through the power and discipline of fasting and teaches them how fasting will help exercise their faith to see breakthroughs and miracles. Read More…

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New Growth Press releases Ask the Christian Counselor series

New Growth Press releases Ask the Christian Counselor series The Ask the Christian Counselor series walks readers through their deepest and most profound questions.  Each question is unpacked by an experienced counselor that gives them the tools to understand their struggle and how the Gospel brings hope and healing.  Topics include: Receiving a Psychiatric Diagnosis, Anxiety and Big Decisions, Escapism, Anger with God, and Marriage. More…

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WaterBrook Acquires Madison Prewett Troutt

WaterBrook Acquires Madison Prewett Troutt Laura Barker, publisher of WaterBrook & Multnomah, signed world rights for social media influencer Madison Prewett Troutt’s “The Love Everybody Wants” (September, 2023). Madi is a speaker and social media influencer known for her prior bestselling title “Made for This Moment” and as a Season 24 finalist on The Bachelor. Read More…

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WaterBrook’s bestselling middle grade series releasing as animated series

WaterBrook’s bestselling middle grade series releasing as animated series The Wingfeather Saga, an animated TV show based on the bestselling fantasy book series by Andrew Peterson, is announcing the premiere of season one and releasing a featurette on the project. Distributed by Angel Studios, the new show will officially launch for free December 2nd on the Angel Studios app and has released a special featurette. Read More…

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