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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“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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Paraclete Press announces its Sacred Music Division with Spring 2020 Complete Resource Catalog

Paraclete Press announces its Sacred Music Division with Spring 2020 Complete Resource Catalog January 6, 2020 — Paraclete Press is pleased to announce its Sacred Music Division. In the words of Sheet Music Editor and Gregorian Chant Specialist James E. Jordan, Jr., DMA, CJ: “From the earliest days at Paraclete Press, music has been a core resource and value. Rooted in Gregorian chant and the great traditions of choral singing from across the globe, Paraclete Sacred Music offers the finest resources, from…

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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 sets theme for annual Leadership Summit, May 5-6 in Nashville

ECPA sets theme for annual Leadership Summit, May 5-6 in Nashville ECPA’s annual Leadership Summit conference will take place May 5-6 at the Nashville Airport Marriott Hotel. Speakers and registration will be announced later this month.  The program theme will be WORDS CHANGE THE WORLD and will include these emphases: The role of evangelical Christian publishers in the U.S. and the world, especially as the perception the word “evangelicalism” continues to evolve; The need to protect, preserve, and celebrate the words you…

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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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Jesus Calling Podcasts

Forensic artist Carrie Stuart Parks on Jesus Calling podcast: helping people find hope Carrie Stuart Parks is a forensic artist who talks with people who have been through some of the most harrowing experiences. But with warmth and care, she tries to help them close a chapter on that dark moment so they can reach toward the future with hope.  Carrie joined the Jesus Calling podcast to share how she found her way into this fascinating career, and how she’s…

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Kevin Hyer promoted to director of Sales for Export Division

Kevin Hyer promoted to director of Sales for Export Division Nashville, Tenn. (December 18, 2019) – HarperCollins Christian Publishing (HCCP) today announced Kevin Hyer’s promotion to director of sales for HCCP’s export sales division. Hyer joined HCCP in 2012 after twelve years in the music industry working for Word Entertainment/Warner Music Group where he managed the international marketing and sales for physical and digital products. After this, Hyer ran his own business specializing in international distribution and licensing of faith-based…

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Andrew Peterson’s ‘Adorning the Dark’ receives several notable book awards from The Gospel Coalition, Christianity Today

Andrew Peterson’s ‘Adorning the Dark’ receives several notable book awards from The Gospel Coalition, Christianity Today [NASHVILLE, TENN., December 16, 2019—] Award-winning singer-songwriter and author Andrew Peterson’s first adult trade book, “Adorning the Dark: Thoughts on Community, Calling, and the Mystery of Making,” has been the recipient of numerous accolades and awards since its October release. The highly-anticipated “Adorning the Dark” is both a memoir of Peterson’s journey and an encouragement for artists, written in the hope that his story…

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IVP Academic joins the Association of University Presses as an affiliate member

IVP Academic joins the Association of University Presses as an affiliate member nterVarsity Press (IVP) is pleased to announce that IVP Academic has been approved as an affiliate member in the Association of University Presses. As the academic publishing imprint of InterVarsity Press, IVP Academic publishes titles and textbooks that facilitate the broader conversations that are taking place in the academy and the church. Engaging in the most important issues, IVP Academic offers texts that enrich the study of scholars…

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Send Institute selects three IVP titles for Top 10 Church Planting Related Books from 2019

Send Institute selects three IVP titles for Top 10 Church Planting Related Books from 2019 WESTMONT, IL—Send Institute, a think tank for evangelism and church planting in North America, has included three InterVarsity Press titles on its list of Top 10 Church Planting Related Books from 2019. Daniel Yang, director of Send Institute, said, “These books capture how some leaders are responding to the church planting challenges and opportunities in the 21st century.” The IVP books that made the Send Institute…

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Robin Richardson named Senior Marketing Director for Tommy Nelson

Robin Richardson named Senior Marketing Director for Tommy Nelson Nashville, Tenn. (December 11, 2019) – Thomas Nelson today announced Robin Richardson as the new senior director of marketing for Tommy Nelson. She will begin on December 18. Richardson has over twenty years of experience in marketing, advertising, and publicity, recently serving as the vice president of digital for RFD-TV, an affiliate of Rural Media Group Inc. There she led the digital marketing strategy and developed brand partnerships, advertising campaigns, and…

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