Author Margaret Feinberg discusses mercy for our mistakes on podcast

Author Margaret Feinberg discusses mercy for our mistakes on podcast Author and speaker Margaret Feinberg recently joined the Jesus Calling Podcast to share how as a public figure, she relies on social media to connect with people and to bring her messages about faith to the world. However, Margaret recognizes the pitfalls of “keeping up appearances” on social media—and how playing the comparison game can lead us to believe lies like “You’re not good enough,” or “You’ll never make it.” To combat…

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Tim Tebow announces first children’s book

Tim Tebow announces first children’s book WaterBrook, an imprint of Random House, is delighted to announce the upcoming publication of the first children’s book from New York Times bestselling author Tim Tebow. To be published on January 5, 2021, BRONCO AND FRIENDS: A PARTY TO REMEMBER, is an illustrated storybook for readers ages 3-7. Tebow is a Heisman Trophy winner, multi-sport athlete, the author of several books for adults and teens, and a positive role model known especially for his work on behalf of…

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Tightrope walker Nik Wallenda discusses fear on Jesus Calling Podcast

Tightrope walker Nik Wallenda discusses fear on Jesus Calling Podcast Guinness World Record holding tightrope walker Nik Wallenda recently joined the Jesus Calling Podcast to share how through all the daring feats and dazzling challenges that he’s faced in his lifetime, he’s never been afraid, and he’s always kept his eye on the One who could get him through. But when one terrifying moment happened right in front of his eyes—when his family members fell off the wire—he faced a fear almost…

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Art of Writing webinar series adds four renown Christian novelists to present 5-minute devotionals at start of each session

Art of Writing webinar series adds four renown Christian novelists to present 5-minute devotionals at start of each session First 100 to register to receive Christy Celebration Kit for November 12 winners webcast Award-winning and bestselling Christian novelists Tessa Afshar, Terri Blackstock, Tracie Peterson, and Cynthia Ruchti will each present a 5-minute devotional as part of the ART OF WRITING WEBINAR SERIES for writers, storytellers, and publishing curators interested in Christian fiction. They join renown novelists Lisa Wingate, William Kent…

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PubU Online enters week four; two more weeks of programming will commence with Zoom meet-ups and closing keynote A Diversity & Inclusion panel on Marketing Beyond Traditional Constituencies kicked off week four this morning of the PubU Online daily webinar series for Christian publishing professionals. The engaging conversation with Jamie Lapeyrolerie (WaterBrook & Multnomah) and Amanda Mae Steel (B&H Kids) was moderated by Maila Kue (InterVarsity Press) – who was in the PubU Emerging Leader class of 2019. Among the many recommendations made for publishers to deepen their reach within BIPOC Christian communities was to: (1) diversify your network of contacts; (2) listen and learn with humility; (3) be open to other expressions of Christian faith; (4) do the hard work to adapt your messaging to different constituents; and (5) diversify your marketing teams. Three more live webinars will commence this week in marketing, editorial, and production – as well as track-focused Zoom meet-ups. PubU Online will conclude on October 1st with a plenary session that will feature the 2020 Top Shelf Book Cover Design Awards, followed by a special presentation by award-winning author and artist Ruth Chou Simons on “Art That Heals in a Time of Crisis.” More…

PubU Online enters week four; two more weeks of programming will commence with Zoom meet-ups and closing keynote A Diversity & Inclusion panel on Marketing Beyond Traditional Constituencies kicked off week four this morning of the PubU Online daily webinar series for Christian publishing professionals.  The engaging conversation with Jamie Lapeyrolerie (WaterBrook & Multnomah) and Amanda Mae Steel (B&H Kids) was moderated by Maila Kue (InterVarsity Press) – who was in the PubU Emerging Leader class of 2019.  Among the…

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Musician and author of “Once A Shooter” TJ Stevens on Jesus Calling Podcast

Musician and author of “Once A Shooter” TJ Stevens on Jesus Calling Podcast Singer/songwriter TJ Stevens recently joined the Jesus Calling Podcast to share how after an abusive childhood and several suicide attempts, TJ walked into his Virginia high school with a gun, filled with a darkness driving him to do things he’d have never thought possible. But when TJ was on his knees in desperation, he felt God moving him toward a different outcome. As TJ says, “It’s never too late…

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Bible Gateway interviews Jared Byas, author of “Love Matters More”

Bible Gateway interviews Jared Byas, author of “Love Matters More” What does the Bible mean when it instructs us to “speak the truth in love”? Does a biblically based Christian life mean you have all the answers? What should it look like for Christians to love their neighbors deeply and authentically? How is truth lived out in love in practical ways every day? Is what we believe less important than how we believe it? Bible Gateway interviewed Jared Byas (@jbyas) about his book, “Love…

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Beyoncé’s pastor kicks off release of “Learning to Be” with Tina Knowles Lawson Instagram Live interview

Beyoncé’s pastor kicks off release of “Learning to Be” with Tina Knowles Lawson Instagram Live interview WESTMONT, IL—Tina Knowles Lawson, mother of Beyoncé, will feature an interview with longtime friend and IVP author Juanita Campbell Rasmus on Thursday, September 17, on her Instagram Live Talks with Mama Tina. This interview, with special guest Michelle Williams, will kick off the launch week for Juanita’s highly anticipated book Learning to Be: Finding Your Center After the Bottom Falls Out.  Tina Knowles Lawson and her family…

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ECPA presents Gold Award to “The Hideaway” for 500,000 sales milestone

ECPA presents Gold Award to “The Hideaway” for 500,000 sales milestone ECPA recently presented a Gold Award to Thomas Nelson, recognizing 500,000 in sales for “The Hideaway” by Lauren K. Denton.  The title was Denton’s debut novel published in April 2017 which received Gold Award status in March of this year.  Congratulations! More on the ECPA Milestone Sales Award program

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Gospel Technologies, LLC acquires Olive Tree Bible Software from HarperCollins Christian Publishing

Gospel Technologies, LLC acquires Olive Tree Bible Software from HarperCollins Christian Publishing Gospel Technologies today announced the acquisition of Olive Tree Bible Software, Inc. from HarperCollins Christian Publishing for an undisclosed amount. President and owner of Gospel Technologies, Steven Cummings, is the previous vice president of operations for Olive Tree under HarperCollins Christian Publishing (“HCCP”). Based in Spokane, Washington, Olive Tree is an industry leading online and mobile Christian Bible technology and e-commerce company that was acquired by HarperCollins Christian…

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Jesus Calling Podcasts

Sara Evans discusses her book “Born to Fly” on Jesus Calling Podcast Billboard, ACM, and CMA Award–winning country music star Sara Evans recently joined the Jesus Calling Podcast to look back on defining moments of her career, family, and faith, and she notices all the times when fear would try to take over and God gave her the resilience to push through it. Evans’ memoir, “Born to Fly,” is available from Howard Books.  More at jesuscalling.com/podcast/. “You Are The Key” author Caitlin Crosby on Jesus…

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Barbour’s exciting new Fiction series transports readers to historic American landmarks

Barbour’s exciting new Fiction series transports readers to historic American landmarks Uhrichsville, OH— Barbour Publishing is pleased to announce the launch of a one-of-a-kind new fiction series where history and today collide in stories full of mystery, intrigue, faith, and romance. Each book in the Doors to the Past series will feature a dual-time period romantic suspense story set against a historic American landmark. The 12-book series will kick off in February 2021 with The Lady in Residence by veteran…

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Christian Book Award® submissions underway until September 30 at reduced pricing

Christian Book Award® submissions underway until September 30 at reduced pricing ECPA has announced a price decrease for entries into 2021 Christian Book Award® program in light of financial adjustments publishers are making in response to the impact of Covid-19.  The nomination period for 12 categories are September 1-30 for books published between October 2019 and October 2020. More…

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Unilit appoints Publisher

Unilit appoints Publisher Miami, FL (August 17th, 2020) — Spanish House Ministries appoints Lorraine Blancovitch as Publisher. After five years of serving within the organization, Lorraine becomes one of the youngest female publishers in the history of Spanish Evangelical publishing. Lorraine joined Unilit as an executive assistant followed by her promotion to Marketing Director. This current appointment is part of the strategic actions within Spanish House Ministries to constantly improve and strive for excellence in every aspect of publishing. Timothy…

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