How to Use Blogging to Share Your Mission

If you’re a ministry, nonprofit organization, or Christian leader looking for ways to share your mission with the world, blogging is a valuable tool for you. A blog gives you a platform to share your message and reach new audiences with your work.  Read on for tips about how to use blogging to grow your audience, drive website traffic, engage your followers, and generate sales or donations.  What are the Benefits of Blogging? Before we dive into how to use…

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Bible Gateway interviews O.S. Hawkins, author of “The Prayer Code”

Bible Gateway interviews O.S. Hawkins, author of “The Prayer Code” How does praying biblical prayers of confession, thanksgiving, praise, intercession, petition, and communion equip you to effectively pray for peace in times of change, courage to overcome your fears, and healing for yourself and others. Bible Gateway interviewed O.S. Hawkins about his book, “The Prayer Code: 40 Scripture Prayers Every Believer Should Pray” (Thomas Nelson). Read this interview.

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Taylor Tippett on Jesus Calling Podcast: “Words From The Window Seat”

Taylor Tippett on Jesus Calling Podcast: “Words From The Window Seat” Flight Attendant Taylor Tippett recently joined the Jesus Calling Podcast to share how she started a project of leaving encouraging notes on the planes she worked on for passengers to find as a small act of kindness that has netted big results. Tippett’s book, “Words From The Window Seat,” is available from Thomas Nelson. More…

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Executive Editor for Revell Books retiring in February

Executive Editor for Revell Books retiring in February Ada, Mich. (January 7, 2022)—Baker Publishing Group today announces that Dr. Vicki Crumpton, Executive Editor for Revell Books, will retire effective February 11, 2022. “Vicki’s arrival was a turning point for our publishing program,” said Dwight Baker, president of Baker Publishing Group. “At a time when our trade book divisions were understaffed and discouraged, Vicki boldly entrusted her career to our company. Soon her experience and talent generated visible results in our trade releases,…

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NRB Tips, New Case Study, YouTube, and Top Posts – FrontGate’s January 2022 Newsletter

NRB Convention 2022 Greetings Marketer! Tips for the NRB Christian Media Convention: a Premier Conference for Christian Communicators! The NRB Convention is ideal for ministry or business leaders and anyone who wants to learn how to engage the Christian audience effectively while connecting with others in the industry. Click the link below for five tips for attending the NRB Convention in 2022 and best practices for networking while you’re there! NRB Convention Networking Tips Case Study: Redeemed Restored Audience Engagement…

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Zonderkidz book, “Goodnight Manger,” given to over 700 families in NICU’s around the country at Christmas

Zonderkidz book, “Goodnight Manger,” given to over 700 families in NICU’s around the country at Christmas Zonderkidz author Laura Sassi connected with Jessika Sanders, of the non-profit ministry Praying Through the NICU this fall on social media. A 15-book donation of the seasonal favorite Goodnight, Manger from the author and Zonderkidz grew into an idea which got funding support from ministry supporters around the country and resulted in 771 books being presented to hospitals with NICUs and PICUs in 16 states this…

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Publishers Weekly’s “Notables of the Year” include author Beth Moore and IPG’s Joe Matthews

Publishers Weekly’s “Notables of the Year” include author Beth Moore and IPG’s Joe Matthews Publishers Weekly (PW) has named six industry members with notable achievements in 2021 as “PW Notables of the Year.”  Two of the six include Tyndale author Beth Moore and ECPA member Joe Matthews, who is the CEO of the Independent Publishers Group. Read more about Beth Moore’s selection Read more about Joe Matthews’ selection

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Two Kregel titles made the Southwestern Journal of Theology’s “Book of the Year” List

Two Kregel titles made the Southwestern Journal of Theology’s “Book of the Year” List GRAND RAPIDS, MI — Kregel Academic & Ministry, an imprint of Kregel Publications, is pleased to announce that two titles have made the “Book of the Year” list in the Southwestern Journal of Theology (SWJT), the theological academic journal of Southwestern Baptist Theological Seminary (SWBTS), Editor David S. Dockery announced on December 1, 2021. Make Disciples of All Nations: A History of Southern Baptist International Missions, edited…

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Books & Such Literary Management welcomes new agent Debbie Alsdorf

Books & Such Literary Management welcomes new agent Debbie Alsdorf Santa Rosa, CA – Janet Kobobel Grant, founder and president of Books & Such Literary Management, announced on January 3, 2022 that Debbie Alsdorf, speaker, author, and writing mentor, has joined the agency of now seven Books & Such agents serving the Christian publishing industry. Janet Grant says, “Debbie brings substantive skills to the tasks of agenting, making her a natural at this complex job. Her sales and marketing experience, being…

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Christian Bestseller Lists released this month: January 2022, Best of 2021, and Christmas

Christian Bestseller Lists released this month: January 2022, Best of 2021, and Christmas ECPA will release the following Christian bestseller lists this month:  January’s lists will be released on Friday and the Best of 2021 and Christmas lists will be released mid-month.  Sign up to receive the monthly bestsellers lists here. ECPA members subscribed to E-Link will automatically receive.  

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Tips for Attending the NRB Convention 2022

The NRB Christian Media Convention is a premier conference for Christian communicators who work in radio, film, television, church media, digital marketing, and the like. Throughout the conference, participants hear from industry leaders and develop new skills from keynote speakers, panel discussions, and workshops. The NRB Convention is ideal for ministry, organization, and business leaders who want to learn how to engage their audience effectively and connect with others in the industry. Below are five tips for attending the NRB…

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Redeemed Restored Case Study: Audience Growth and Engagement

Redeemed Restored is a ministry that seeks to support and guide divorced or separated Christian women in their walk with God. The heart behind this ministry comes from personal experience, as the creator, Deb, has walked through the fog of separation herself. Now, she is following the call of God in her life to help other women experience God’s redemption and restoration by learning to seek Him through the pain of divorce. Deb approached FrontGate Media with the vision for…

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Bible Gateway interviews Sam Storms, author of “Understanding Spiritual Warfare”

Bible Gateway interviews Sam Storms, author of “Understanding Spiritual Warfare” What is the biblical teaching on spiritual warfare? How can we extinguish the “flaming darts” (Eph. 6:16) of the “cosmic powers” and “spiritual forces of evil” (Eph. 6:12) that bombard us?. Bible Gateway interviewed Sam Storms about his book, “Understanding Spiritual Warfare: A Comprehensive Guide” (Zondervan, 2021). More…

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Ten Baker Publishing Group titles honored by Christianity Today’s 2022 Book Awards

Ten Baker Publishing Group titles honored by Christianity Today’s 2022 Book Awards Ada, Mich. (December 16, 2021)—On Tuesday, December 14, Christianity Today announced their list of winning titles for the 2022 Book Awards, which included three Baker Publishing Group titles: Simply Trinity by Matthew Barrett, Preaching to People in Pain by Matthew D. Kim, and Reparations by Duke L. Kwon and Gregory Thompson. In addition to the three winning titles, Christianity Today also named seven Baker Publishing Group titles as finalists or Award of Merit recipients. Every year, Christianity Today reviews numerous titles to compile…

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Baker Publishing Group Celebrates the Life and Legacy of Richard Baker

Baker Publishing Group Celebrates the Life and Legacy of Richard Baker Ada, Mich. (December 14, 2021)— Richard Baker, former president and chairman of the board of the Baker Book House Company, died on Sunday, December 12, at the age of 86. Richard’s career at Baker Book House began as a young boy sweeping floors at the retail store. As a young man, he worked his way up the ranks to the sales department and finally took on the role of…

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