Fiction Book Case Study: Mount Hideaway Mysteries

“Mount Hideaway Mysteries,” written by Vincent Christopher, is a family-friendly book and movie series for teens and adults. It features strong female characters, examples of engaged parenting, positive portrayals of Christians and Homeschoolers, and a lot of action, adventure, and mystery.   The first book in the “Mount Hideaway Mysteries” series was recently released, and FrontGate Media was hired to help promote the book through our Women’s Blogger Network. The campaign took place over 8 weeks with the goal of increasing…

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Three NavPress books named Finalists for 2021 Christian Book Awards

Three NavPress books named Finalists for 2021 Christian Book Awards COLORADO SPRINGS, Colo.—April 9, 2021—NavPress is pleased to announce that three of their titles and authors have been named finalists for the 2021 Christian Book Awards. The Christian Book Awards honor excellence in Bibles and Christian books. According to their website, “The Christian Book Award® program recognizes the highest quality in Christian books and Bibles and is among the oldest and most prestigious awards programs in the religious publishing industry. Presented…

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Four IVP titles named Finalists for 2021 Christian Book Award® program

Four IVP titles named Finalists for 2021 Christian Book Award® program The Evangelical Christian Publishers Association (ECPA) has announced that four IVP titles are among the finalists for the 2021 Christian Book Award® program.  The IVP finalists include: Faith and Culture Reading While Black: African American Biblical Interpretation as an Exercise in Hope New Testament scholar Esau McCaulley calls the church to a dynamic theological engagement with Scripture, in which Christians of diverse backgrounds dialogue with their own social location as well…

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Baker & Taylor Publisher Services (BTPS) announces new client

Baker & Taylor Publisher Services (BTPS) announces new client ASHLAND, Ohio, April 6, 2021 – Baker & Taylor Publisher Services (BTPS), a leading provider of sales and fulfillment services, is pleased to announce a new Christian publisher partner agreement. BTPS has signed a full sales representation and distribution agreement with the following client: The Word for Word Bible Comic, effective immediately – US/CAN only About BTPS’s new client publisher: The Word for Word Bible Comic (//www.wordforwordbiblecomic.com/) produces high quality graphic novels…

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ECPA Announces 66 Finalists for the 2021 Christian Book Award® Program

ECPA Announces 66 Finalists for the 2021 Christian Book Award® Program Winners announced on May 6 in free webcast with bestselling author and Pinnacle Award recipient Max Lucado (TEMPE, ARIZ., April 8, 2021) — The Evangelical Christian Publishers Association (ECPA) names today 66 finalists in 12 categories for the 2021 Christian Book Award® program.  The finalists represent the work of 26 Christian publishers and include ties in five categories. Amidst the challenges of 2020, the program received a record number of submissions…

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Nearly 200 international publishers and rights professionals gathered online last week

Nearly 200 international publishers and rights professionals gathered online last week The International Christian Publishing Conference, developed by ECPA rights professionals, brought nearly 200 publishing and distribution professionals together from 36 countries for a 2-day online conference last week.  The conference opened with a keynote from international bestselling author Gary Chapman (The 5 Love Languages) and followed by panels led by rights leaders, and reports from leading international publishers from Brazil, Netherlands, Korea, Germany, Phillipines, Italy, Colombia, and the United…

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MSNBC and NBC news anchor Richard Lui on Jesus Calling Podcast

MSNBC and NBC news anchor Richard Lui on Jesus Calling Podcast MSNBC and NBC news anchor Richard Lui is the first Asian American man to anchor a daily national cable news program. He recently joined the Jesus Calling Podcast to share how as his career was soaring to new heights, he was presented with the greatest challenge yet: to care for his aging father who is suffering from Alzheimer’s disease. Taking this opportunity as a lesson in selflessness, Richard was prepared to…

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Christian Book Award® finalists to be announced this week

Christian Book Award® finalists to be announced this week The finalists in twelve Christian book categories will be announced at the end of this week for the 2021 Christian Book Award program.  Five finalists are named in each category, unless there is a tie.  Winners will be announced, along with the 2021 Christian Book of the Year®, on Thursday, May 6 at 1 pm (CST) via webcast.  The ECPA Awards Celebration webcast will also feature Max Lucado, the recipient of…

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NIV Biblical Theology Study Bible surpasses 100k milestone

NIV Biblical Theology Study Bible surpasses 100k milestone Grand Rapids, Mich. (March 2021) – Zondervan, a division of HarperCollins Christian Publishing, today announced the NIV Biblical Theology Study Bible, has sold more than 100,000 copies across all formats.  The NIV Biblical Theology Study Bible was edited by Dr. D.A. Carson, research professor of New Testament at Trinity Evangelical Divinity School, and is full of robust study features that allow readers to unpack God’s story. It enables readers to ponder the…

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This week: International Christian Publishing Conference for international publishers, distributors, rights professionals

This week: International Christian Publishing Conference for international publishers, distributors, rights professionals The International Christian Publishing Conference, developed by ECPA rights professionals, will bring publishing and distribution professionals together from around the globe for a 2-day online conference this week, April 7-8 from 8 am to 10 am (central time).  The conference will start with a keynote from international bestselling author Gary Chapman (The 5 Love Languages).  Other sessions include panel discussions on: “The State of Global Publishing,” “Doing Rights…

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Oasis International and Anchor Distributors partner in distribution

Oasis International and Anchor Distributors partner in distribution CHICAGO, March 31, 2021 — Anchor Distributors, a leading provider of Christian products and resources to major retailers in the U.S. and around the world, is now in partnership with Oasis International, publisher of the Africa Study Bible and many other titles like the recently released Highly Favoured by missionary to Mozambique, Stuart Foster, to supply the Christian bookselling market with resources that appeal to a wide Christian audience, yet originate from unique African perspectives….

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Bible translators launch campaign to provide Scripture access to every language by 2033

Bible translators launch campaign to provide Scripture access to every language by 2033 The largest Bible translation campaign to ever be introduced on social and digital media will launch Wednesday, March 24 — just in time for Easter — helping make Scripture available in every language in the next 12 years. Read More…

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PrayerShop Publishing authors launch online learning platform on prayer and revival

PrayerShop Publishing authors launch online learning platform on prayer and revival Dave and Kim Butts, co-founders of Harvest Prayer Ministries, and authors of 14 books on prayer published with PrayerShop Publishing, have recently launched PrayerU.com, an online learning site. At PrayerU, through an affordable annual membership cost, individuals, small groups, and churches have unlimited access to an expanding catalog of courses and material. The on-demand video lessons insightfully and practically cover a wide variety of prayer topics. With the user-friendly,…

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The Faithful Project’s Amy Grant and Ellie Holcomb to appear on “The TODAY Show” Tuesday, March 30

The Faithful Project’s Amy Grant and Ellie Holcomb to appear on “The TODAY Show” Tuesday, March 30 Tune-In For Their Exclusive Performance Of “A Woman” From Nashville’s Historic Ryman Auditorium, Along With An Interview  NASHVILLE, TENN. (MARCH 26, 2021) – Amy Grant and Ellie Holcomb will appear on “The TODAY Show” this Tuesday, March 30 performing “A Woman,” the debut single from the FAITHFUL: Go and Speak album. Amy Grant, a six-time GRAMMY® Award winner, along with multi-GMA Dove Award® winner Ellie Holcomb will be joined by…

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NavPress to release “Topical Memory System for Kids,” the kids’ companion to the popular “Topical Memory System”

NavPress to release “Topical Memory System for Kids,” the kids’ companion to the popular “Topical Memory System” Carol Stream, Ill. (March 29, 2021) NavPress, in alliance with Tyndale House Publishers, will release Topical Memory System for Kids on July 6, 2021. The tried-and-true Scripture memorization methods of the popular Topical Memory System are now available in this fun, interactive resource for kids. Offering colorful verse cards, games, and a devotional guide for making Scripture memory fun, this is a practical tool that engages the entire family. Topical…

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