From His Own Physical and Spiritual Covid-19 Battle to Hope-Filled Ministry; Kevin Wallace Says God Can Turn Any Season into a Time of Blessing and Breakthrough ‘After This’ 

From His Own Physical and Spiritual Covid-19 Battle to Hope-Filled Ministry; Kevin Wallace Says God Can Turn Any Season into a Time of Blessing and Breakthrough ‘After This’ Lake Mary, FL – Pastor Kevin Wallace knows what seasonal storms look like. Whether launching an international ministry, founding an organization that helps care for sex trafficking victims, or leading a church family through one of this generation’s most difficult seasons– the Covid-19 pandemic – he has seen how easy it is for things…

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Zondervan releases Bibles in new Passagio Setting

Zondervan releases Bibles in new Passagio Setting Grand Rapids, MI – Oct. 2021 – Zondervan, a division of HarperCollins Christian Publishing, is proud to announce the launch of Passaggio Setting Bibles, a new Bible layout that combines single-column and double-column settings in one Bible format. The term passaggio comes from the world of classical singing, describing the shift a performer makes between vocal registers. Passaggio Setting Bibles shift between the visual beauty and clarity of a highly readable single-column text for prose and a clean double-column text for…

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ECPA member Books International announces it is carbon balanced

ECPA member Books International announces it is carbon balanced Books International (BI) is pleased to announce its membership in Carbon Balanced Paper (CBP), a program administered by Sustainable Paper Group in association with global conservation charity World Land Trust. A paper becomes “carbon balanced” when the average emissions associated with its production are offset by World Land Trust conservation efforts. CBP follows the principles of REDD+ (Reduced Emissions from Deforestation and Forest Degradation), now recognized as one of the most effective and…

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Independent Publishers Group acquires United Independent Distributors

Independent Publishers Group acquires United Independent Distributors CHICAGO, IL— Independent Publishers Group (US–based IPG) is pleased to announce that it has acquired UK–based United Independent Distributors (UID). This international acquisition includes Eurospan, the UK’s leading sales and marketing agency for international academic and professional publishers, and the distribution centers, Marston, Orca, and Turpin. This expands on IPG’s core business of providing publisher services to high quality independent publishers from around the world. “This historic merger provides exciting new opportunities to expand the global reach of independent publishers on…

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IVP and Regent College honor the life and work of Donald M. Lewis, respected professor and historian

IVP and Regent College honor the life and work of Donald M. Lewis, respected professor and historian VANCOUVER, BC—IVP author and beloved Regent College professor Dr. Donald Munro Lewis, seventy-one, passed away unexpectedly from cardiac arrest on Tuesday, October 19, 2021. Lewis taught and served in various roles at Regent College for forty years, most notably as professor of church history. “In the normal hubbub of our college life, Don was a kind of fixed point of reference,” said Regent…

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Case Study: Hallmark Movie Multi-Tactic Marketing Campaign

“Finding Love in Mountain View” is a new Hallmark Movie inspired by the book “Finding Love in Bridal Veil, Oregon” by Miralee Ferrell. This film falls into the popular romance genre and highlights unexpected loss, a focus on family, and what it truly means to risk it all for love. The movie premiered on the Hallmark Movies & Mysteries channel on September 19, 2021. FrontGate Media was tasked with promoting the film ahead of the premiere with a very conservative…

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Bestselling author Kimberly Daniels encourages Christians to ‘Pray Out Loud’ for spiritual revival in new book

Bestselling author Kimberly Daniels encourages Christians to ‘Pray Out Loud’ for spiritual revival in new book LAKE MARY, FL—Today the church is living in times of great discrimination. There is a rise of interest groups who speak out against Christianity, and Christians are drawing inward for prayer in privacy. In her latest book, Pray Out Loud: Your Voice Can Change the Atmosphere (ISBN-13: 978-1-62999-762-9, Charisma House), bestselling author Kimberly Daniels is reassuring Christians to boldly confess their prayers out in the open. Daniels says, “People…

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First IVP Kids title receives Bronze Moonbeam Children’s Book Award

First IVP Kids title receives Bronze Moonbeam Children’s Book Award WESTMONT, IL—Saint Nicholas the Giftgiver, the first title to release from IVP Kids on October 12, has won the 2021 Bronze Moonbeam Children’s Book Award in the picture book category for ages four to eight. Launched in 2007, the Moonbeam Awards are intended to bring increased recognition to exemplary children’s books and their creators, and to celebrate children’s books and lifelong reading. The purpose of the Moonbeam Awards is to highlight books…

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Jesus Calling® podcast awarded international w3 Gold award for digital excellence

Jesus Calling® podcast awarded international w3 Gold award for digital excellence Winning Episode Features Baseball Great Darryl Strawberry and Oklahoma City Bombing Survivor Amy Downs NASHVILLE, TENN. (October 17, 2021)  The Jesus Calling Podcast received an international Gold Award for Digital Excellence as a part of the 16th Annual w3 Awards selected by the Academy of Interactive and Visual Arts. The Jesus Calling Podcast, which has garnered more than 8 million downloads, was created as a result of the success of…

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Bible Gateway interviews Lee Strobel, author of “The Case for Heaven”

Bible Gateway interviews Lee Strobel, author of “The Case for Heaven” If Heaven is real, what’s it like? How will we spend our time there? And what does it mean to see God face to face? Does the consideration of Heaven stand up to intense investigative scrutiny?  Bible Gateway interviewed Lee Strobel about his book and 5-session video study, The Case for Heaven: A Journalist Investigates Evidence for Life After Death (Zondervan, 2021). Read this interview.

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New book helps young men navigate life and the challenges of growing up

New book helps young men navigate life and the challenges of growing up Boy moms Victoria Duerstock and Bethany Jett offer encouragement, life lessons and inspirational anecdotes to equip young men for success in Navigating Minefields “This book is the blueprint that can impact the social, moral and ethical well-being of young men as a whole. Through this book the young men will ultimately build their character, their self-worth and their overall external relationships with the world and society.” –…

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Zondervan releases NRSV C.S. Lewis Bible

Zondervan releases NRSV C.S. Lewis Bible Grand Rapids, MI – Oct. 2021 – Zondervan, a division of HarperCollins Christian Publishing, is proud to announce the release of the NRSV C.S. Lewis Bible. Originally published in 2010, this much beloved Bible has been re-typeset in Zondervan’s exclusive NRSV Comfort Print® typeface. The NRSV C. S. Lewis Bible features readings composed of selections from author C.S. Lewis’s celebrated spiritual classics including Mere Christianity, The Screwtape Letters, The Great Divorce, The Problem of Pain, Miracles, A Grief Observed, The Weight of Glory, and The Abolition…

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Art of Writing Series continues on Thursday with design session for non-designers

Art of Writing Series continues on Thursday with design session for non-designers The weekly webinar series for authors, writers, and those who support them continues this Thursday, October 7 at 7 pm central, with the session, “Book Promotion Design Principles for Non-Designers” with Kristopher Orr, Art Director of Random House.  In this interactive presentation, a professional designer with experience creating book ads, quote memes, and Instagram posts will be given several terribly-designed author graphics to redesign. After presenting the “before”…

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Our Daily Bread Publishing expands team with new hires

Our Daily Bread Publishing expands team with new hires Publishing arm of Our Daily Bread Ministries adds two new members to its group of specialists GRAND RAPIDS, Mich., September 30, 2021 — Our Daily Bread Ministries (ODBM) today announced its publishing arm, Our Daily Bread Publishing, is expanding its dedicated staff with two new hires. Katara Patton, senior editor, and Joel Armstrong, content editor and product developer, both bring a wide array of expertise with them and will use their gifts to advance the organizational…

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IVP Kids imprint launches with October 12 release of “Saint Nicholas the Giftgiver”

IVP Kids imprint launches with October 12 release of “Saint Nicholas the Giftgiver” WESTMONT, IL— IVP expands its reach to kids ages four to eight with the October 12 release of the new children’s picture book, Saint Nicholas the Giftgiver by Ned Bustard. This marks the first of seven children’s books IVP will publish over the next twelve months within the new IVP Kids imprint.  With a little over seventy days until Christmas 2021, the release of Saint Nicholas the Giftgiver helps kids and parents alike better…

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