Tyndale House Publishers releases four New Living Expressions gift products in the Spring of 2020

Tyndale House Publishers releases four New Living Expressions gift products in the Spring of 2020 Carol Steam, Ill. (January 6, 2020) — This spring, Tyndale House Publishers will release four new gift books from its Living Expressions line, designed to cultivate and encourage readers’ faith. This beautiful collection features titles for the questioning or committed believer, created to inform our daily time with God. These products will nurture souls with prayer, instill confidence in God’s character, and respond to our…

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Tyndale House Publishers and Tecarta launch Refresh devotional app

Tyndale House Publishers and Tecarta launch Refresh devotional app Tap into daily refreshment with this daily devotional Bible app for women and men CAROL STREAM, ILL. (January 8, 2020) – In partnership with Tecarta (www.tecartabible.com), Tyndale House Publishers (@tyndalehouse) has launched Refresh (www.refreshdevos.com), the most comprehensive yet easy-to-use Bible devotional app ever developed. With more than 23,000 daily readings written by Tyndale authors such as Ann Voskamp, Nancy Guthrie, David Jeremiah, Tony Dungy, and Gary Chapman, readers may customize their own personal reading plan on topics that meet them where they are…

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Jesus Calling Podcasts

Enneagram coach Beth McCord joins Jesus Calling podcast Beth McCord is passionate about helping others find meaningful relationships and a life of deep purpose using a tool called the Enneagram, a system of personality typing that describes the different ways people view the world and manage their emotions.  Beth shares how helpful it is to learn the motivations behind our actions and the actions of others, and when we do, we are better equipped to be kind to them —…

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Baker Publishing Group wins Christianity Today Awards

Baker Publishing Group wins Christianity Today Awards Ada, Mich. (January 7, 2020)—Christianity Today recently announced the winners of their 2020 Book Awards. Two Baker Publishing Group titles received top honors, and one title received an award of merit. Light from Distant Stars by Shawn Smucker was selected as the winner in the Fiction category, and On the Road with Saint Augustine by James K. A. Smith won the Spiritual Formation category. For the Life of the World by Miroslav Volf and Matthew Croasmun received an award of merit in the Theology/Ethics…

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“New Morning Mercies” surpasses 500,000 in print sales with Crossway

“New Morning Mercies” surpasses 500,000 in print sales with Crossway WHEATON, Ill.—Crossway is pleased to announce that New Morning Mercies: A Daily Gospel Devotional (Crossway, October 2014), by best-selling author Paul David Tripp, has surpassed 500,000 units in print sales. With daily readings full of gospel-centered encouragement, this devotional offers readers a burst of energy for their days that is more potent than a cup of strong coffee. Each reading begins with a compelling thought, followed by an extended meditation…

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ECPA releases the bestselling Christmas books in 2019

ECPA releases the bestselling Christmas books in 2019 Fresh off the Christmas season, the 2019 year in review also features the bestselling Christmas books in three categories: Nonfiction, Fiction, and Juvenile. The #1 book in Top 50 Christmas NonFiction bestsellers list was Jesus Calling for Christmas by Sarah Young (Thomas Nelson), followed by Christmas Ideals by Melinda Lee Rathjen (Ideals/Worthy Publishing). Abingdon dominated the nonfiction Christmas list with 28 of the Top 50 titles. View the bestselling Christmas 2019 titles

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2019 Year in Review: The bestselling books and Bibles of the year 

2019 Year in Review: The bestselling books and Bibles of the year For the second year in a row, Rachel Hollis’ mega hit Girl, Wash Your Face (Thomas Nelson) was the top selling book of the year, showing the staying power of this title, which also was the #8 bestselling book overall in the general market. Released in 1992, The 5 Love Languages by Gary Chapman (Moody Publishers) was the #2 book in 2019, also for the second year in a row. View…

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ECPA releases January’s 2020 Christian Bestsellers: Devotionals dominate

ECPA releases January’s 2020 Christian Bestsellers: Devotionals dominate What do Tony Dungy, Bob Goff, Billy Graham, Lisa TerKeurst, Paul David Tripp, and Sarah Young have in common? They all have written devotionals that are scattered among the Top 50 Christian Bestsellers list for January. Bob Goff’s Live in Grace, Walk in Love: A 365-Day Journey (Thomas Nelson) is the top selling devotional and the fourth highest ranking book overall. View the January 2020 bestseller lists

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“Grace from the Rubble” receives starred review from Publishers Weekly

“Grace from the Rubble” receives starred review from Publishers Weekly Publishers Weekly recently gave Grace from the Rubble: Two Father’s Road to Reconciliation after the Oklahoma City Bombing a starred review, writing, “This incredible and empathetic story is a testament to the powers of forgiveness, fellowship, and redemption.” Written by Jeanne Bishop, Grace from the Rubble (Zondervan Books; April 14, 2020) releases just before the 25th anniversary of the Oklahoma City bombing and tells the story of Bud Welch, whose daughter Julie died in the bombing, and of…

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ECPA presents Sales Awards for milestones achieved

ECPA presents Sales Awards for milestones achieved ECPA recently awarded two PLATINUM Awards and one GOLD Award to WaterBrook and three BRONZE Awards to Crossway in recognition of the following sales milestones: God Gave Us Christmas by Lisa Tawn Bergren (WaterBrook) — Platinum Award for over 1 million sold Life Without Limits by Nick Vujicic (WaterBrook) — Platinum Award for over 1 million sold Fearless by Eric Blehm (WaterBrook) — Gold Award for over 500,000 sold None Like Him by…

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ECPA welcomes new members

ECPA welcomes new members Minno Kids: Minno Kids develops books and Bibles that turn story time into faith-building moments. Millennial Media : Editorial and creative agency dedicated to helping ministries communicate the message of faith to the next generation. For more information on ECPA members and membership, visit ECPA.org.

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ECPA releases landmark Christian Reader Preferences Research

ECPA releases landmark Christian Reader Preferences Research THE ECPA REPORT ON BOOK & BIBLE PURCHASING AND READING PREFERENCES OF U.S. CHRISTIANS IS NOW AVAILABLE TO MEMBER PUBLISHERS The ECPA Report on Book & Bible Purchasing and Reading Preferences of U.S. Christians is now available for purchase by ECPA member publishers.  The 160-page report was commissioned by the ECPA Research Committee and is a result of an extensive survey conducted this Fall with over 2000 book buyers who identify as Christian. ECPA underwrote…

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Available for Interviews: Welby O’Brien – author of Goodbye for Now and Formerly A Wife

Available for Interviews: Welby O’Brien– author of Goodbye for Now and Formerly A Wife A new year often brings conversations about “self-care”. But for those facing caregiving, grief, and divorce, true self-care is often a crucial component in maintaining emotional and physical health. Welby O’Brien pairs her own experience with the stories others who have walked through the valleys of divorce and grief.  A licensed counselor, Welby meets hurting people right where they are, and gives practical, sage wisdom to…

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Bible Connection podcast interviews Tammie Jo Shults, author of “Nerves of Steel”

Bible Connection podcast interviews Tammie Jo Shults, author of “Nerves of Steel” Even though she is regarded as a hero for one flight, pilot Tammie Jo Shults (@captainshults) has a much richer story. In this 8th episode of the Bible Connection podcast, she talks about how important the Bible was in keeping her grounded in her true identity through all of her story. She is the author of “Nerves of Steel: How I Followed My Dreams, Earned My Wings and Landed the…

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Mountain Brook Ink launches new Speculative Fiction Imprint

Mountain Brook Ink launches new Speculative Fiction Imprint Mountain Brook Ink Celebrates Growth with New Imprint, Mountain Brook Fire WHITE SALMON, WA., DEC. 22, 2019 — Mountain Brook Ink is launching a new speculative fiction imprint, Mountain Brook Fire, dedicated to Christian and clean speculative fiction for upper middle grade, young adult, and adult audiences. Since its beginning in 2014, small press Mountain Brook Ink (MBI) has published inspirational adult and young adult fiction of all kinds, from romance, to…

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