Champ Thornton to release sequel to award-winning “The Radical Book for Kids”

Champ Thornton to release sequel to award-winning “The Radical Book for Kids” “The Really Radical Book for Kids” (New Growth Press/March 6, 2023) by Champ Thornton continues the exciting dive into the roots of the Christian faith started in “The Radical Book for Kids,” winner of ECPA’s 2018 Christian Book Award for Young People’s Literature. Read More… 

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Barbour’s new fiction collection celebrates Tracie Peterson’s 30 years in publishing

Barbour’s new fiction collection celebrates Tracie Peterson’s 30 years in publishing The year 2023 marks 30 years since bestselling author Tracie Peterson published her very first novel. It was released in 1993 as part of Barbour Publishing’s Heartsong Presents line (now owned by Harlequin). In commemoration of Peterson’s 30 years of writing, Barbour is set to release a new fiction collection this February. Read More…

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Early bird deadline nears for Christian Collective at Frankfurt Book Fair

Early bird deadline nears for Christian Collective at Frankfurt Book Fair Next Monday, January 30, is the early bird deadline to reserve a spot in the ECPA Christian Collective at the Frankfurt Book Fair, held October 18-22 in Germany.  Other ECPA upcoming industry rights events for Christian publishers include: Christian Collective at London Book Fair: April 18-20 in London, England European Christian Rights Fair: April 24-26 in Krakow Poland: Registration now open International Christian Rights & Export Fair: June 27-28 at Moody Bible…

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ECPA releases bestseller lists for BEST OF 2022 and Christmas

ECPA releases bestseller lists for BEST OF 2022 and Christmas The Bestselling Books and Bibles of 2022,  based on POS data provided by NPD BookScan, have been posted in 14 categories. The 5 Love Languages by Pinnacle Award winning author Gary Chapman (Moody) is once again the bestselling book of the year with titles by Sarah Young and Jennie Allen rounding out the Top 5.  Additionally, the bestselling Christmas 2022 lists are posted in Non-Fiction, Fiction, and Juvenile. View the BEST OF 2022 lists…

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David C Cook names Cathy Herholdt as Vice President of Communications

David C Cook names Cathy Herholdt as Vice President of Communications In a major step to multiply its ministry impact across all areas of outreach, David C Cook has hired award-winning communications director Cathy Herholdt for the role of vice president of communications. Herholdt will oversee and manage a team that will carry out a vision for brand, corporate and internal communications across the David C Cook and Integrity Music businesses with the goal of driving impact and influence globally….

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How to Develop a Christian Brand Identity that Connects with the Faith Audience

As a business, cause, ministry, or organization, you need Christian branding that resonates with the Faith and Family audience. Finding ways to effectively and consistently communicate your brand’s core values is essential to maintaining long-term growth. Once you know your brand identity, you can create content relevant to your audience’s needs and interests, connecting with them on a deeper level. Keep reading to learn more about how to develop a Christian brand identity.  What is a Brand Identity? A brand…

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End Game Press celebrates new children’s book on understanding loss as CT Book Award finalist

End Game Press celebrates new children’s book on understanding loss as CT Book Award finalist End Game Press is proud to announce that their recent children’s book, “Fly High: Understanding Grief with God’s Help” (End Game Press, Oct. 4, 2022), was recently named as a finalist in Christianity Today’s 2023 Book Awards. Read More…

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Two titles from The Good Book Company are honored with awards

Two titles from The Good Book Company are honored with awards “The Air We Breathe” by Glen Scrivener and “Who Am I and Why Do I Matter?” written by Chris Morphew and illustrated by Emma Randall, were announced as winners of the 2022 Christianity Today Book Awards. “The Air We Breathe” is also a winner in The Gospel Coalition 2022 Book Awards. Read More…

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Six Brazos Press titles included in Christianity Today’s 2023 Book Awards

Six Brazos Press titles included in Christianity Today’s 2023 Book Awards Christianity Today’s list of winning titles for their 2023 Book Awards included a Brazos Press title: “You’re Only Human” by Kelly M. Kapic. In addition to this winning title, three Brazos Press titles were named a finalist in their category, and two Brazos Press titles received an award of merit. Read More… 

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IVP honored with three 2023 CT Book Awards

IVP honored with three 2023 CT Book Awards InterVarsity Press is pleased to announce that it received top honors in three categories of the CT Book Awards: Church and Pastoral Leadership, Marriage and Family, and Politics and Public Life. Another IVP title received the Award of Merit in the Popular Theology category, and three IVP books were finalists in Biblical Studies, Culture and the Arts, and Politics and Public Life. Read More…   

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ECPA welcomes new members

ECPA welcomes new members The ECPA board of directors recently welcomed the following three companies as ECPA member, associate, and affliate: RABBIT ROOM PRESS: We believe in creating books that are beautiful both inside and out, books not limited to any specific genre or market but which adhere to a basic belief in the value of creative writing and storytelling. CASTLE QUAY BOOKS:  Founded in 2002 as an independent Canadian publishing imprint, we are dedicated to the advancement of the…

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Former DreamWorks animation executive joins David C Cook as Chief Creative Officer

Former DreamWorks animation executive joins David C Cook as Chief Creative Officer David C Cook has announced that former DreamWorks Animation executive Rick Rekedal will join the team as chief creative officer. For more than 145 years, David C Cook has provided resources to help bring God’s word to people everywhere. Rekedal brings expertise that will enable David C Cook to harness the power of story to reach a new generation with life-changing messages of hope and inspiration. Read More…

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VOM Books releases “The One Year Pray for the Persecuted Bible” in CSB

VOM Books releases “The One Year Pray for the Persecuted Bible” in CSB “The One Year Pray for the Persecuted Bible,” now available from VOM Books in the Christian Standard Bible version, will deepen your devotions through daily Scripture reading and focused prayer for Christians suffering for their faith. The Voice of the Martyrs is a nonprofit missions organization serving persecuted Christians in the world’s most difficult and dangerous places to follow Christ. Read More…

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Whitaker House acquires best-selling author Michelle McKinney Hammond

Whitaker House acquires best-selling author Michelle McKinney Hammond Whitaker House is pleased to announce its agreement with best-selling author Michelle McKinney Hammond. The publishing company will release Hammond’s new book, tentatively titled “Next: What to Do When Shift Happens,” in the fall of 2023. Additionally, Whitaker House will rerelease four of Hammond’s previous titles in 2024. Read More…

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