FrontGate’s April 2024 Christian Newsletter

Christian Marketing News & Tips! In the April issue: 8 Low-Budget Marketing Strategies and Advertising Tips for Success Case Study: Christian Influencer and Blogger Campaign for “Pastor’s Kid” Film Featured Opportunity: Christian Podcast Tour Service Featured Video: Award-Winning Music Video – Amazing Grace Featured Creative: Design Process for IFP’s Global Print and HTML Ads Top 12 Social Posts from March Greetings Marketer! Running low on cash in your Christian business, ministry, or organization? Whether you’re a not-for-profit charity or simply…

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FrontGate’s December 2023 Christian Newsletter

Christian Marketing News & Tips! In the December issue: 25 Lead Generation Ideas for Christian Organizations Case Study: Julie Chen Moonves’ “But First, God” Audiobook Campaign Featured Opportunity: Christian Podcast Tours Service Featured Video: Christmas Movie Trailer Top 10 Social Posts from November Greetings Marketer! Do you want to attract more leads for your Christian business, ministry, charity, or organization? We’re sharing the top lead generation ideas we’ve used to see the greatest results from our 20+ years of experience…

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FrontGate’s November 2023 Christian Newsletter

Christian Marketing News & Tips! In the November issue: 5 Things to Know About Media Buying Case Study: Blogger Campaign for the You Are Loved Collection from Warner Press Featured Opportunity: Last Chance to Book for Christmas Featured Creative: FrontGate Media Announced Winner of 2 WebAwards Top 10 Social Posts from October Greetings Marketer! Do you ever wonder how your Christian business, ministry, or organization can reach more people with your message? The answer could lie in a process called…

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AI Applications for Christians, New Case Study, Comms Strategy, Podcast Tours + Top Posts – FrontGate’s May 2023 Christian Newsletter

Christian Marketing News & Tips! In the May issue: AI applications for Christian organizations Case Study: His Only Son Christian Podcast Tours Featured Video: The Fight Against Sex Trafficking Communications Strategy for Russell Cohen Top 12 Social Posts from April Greetings Marketer! Curious about what AI practical applications make sense for your Christian organization? At FrontGate Media, we are in the process of testing the best ways to use AI for Chrisitan marketing and business growth. We’re sharing five AI practical applications we believe can help Christian…

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Tyndale House Publishers mourns passing of Tyndale editor, author and retiree Dr. Philip Comfort

Tyndale House Publishers mourns passing of Tyndale editor, author and retiree Dr. Philip Comfort Tyndale House Publishers is sad to report the death of Dr. Philip W. Comfort on December 31, 2022, at the age of 72. Phil was a member of the Bible editorial team at Tyndale House for 34 years, from 1984 until his retirement in 2018, serving as Senior Bible Reference Editor. Read More…  

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Publishing industry sales rose by $3 billion in 2021: Religious publishing rose 12.9%

Publishing industry sales rose by $3 billion in 2021: Religious publishing rose 12.9% PW — Final sales numbers for 2021 from the Association of American Publishers show a 12.3% increase in industry sales, with total sales hitting $29.33 billion, up from $26.1 billion in 2020, and marked improvement from the previous four years.  Sales of religious presses rose 12.9% last year, to $1.42 billion. It was the first increase since 2018. Read more…

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Nancy DeMoss Wolgemuth, founder of Revive Our Hearts, named General Editor of forthcoming Bible project

Nancy DeMoss Wolgemuth, founder of Revive Our Hearts, named General Editor of forthcoming Bible project Partnership with Holman Bibles will feature the CSB Translation  Nashville, TN (January 15, 2021) — Nancy DeMoss Wolgemuth, Founder of Revive Our Hearts, will serve as General Editor for the study notes in a new Bible from Holman Bibles (B&H Publishing). The project, which is underway now with a 2024 target release date, will feature the Christian Standard Bible® (CSB) and fresh content leveraging Nancy’s decades-long ministry of Bible…

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“Revolution of Values” named a 2019 Foreword INDIES Book of the Year

“Revolution of Values” named a 2019 Foreword INDIES Book of the Year WESTMONT, IL—Revolution of Values by Jonathan Wilson-Hartgrove was chosen as the 2019 Foreword INDIES Book of the Year in the Political and Social Sciences category. Al Hsu, senior editor at IVP, said, “In this moment of advocacy and activism, we all need to know that we are building on the work of those who have gone before, and that we are not alone in our hopes. Revolution of Values is a book of encouragement for…

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Christianbook announces they are back up and running after COVID-19 closure

Christianbook announces they are back up and running after COVID-19 closure The Christianbook distribution center was closed in mid-April due to the Peabody Massachusetts-based business being located in a COVID-19 hotspot.  All employees were paid during the closure and the business has reopened with all CDC requirements in place to keep employees safe as they efficiently process the backlog.  “We remain committed to exceptional customer service and are excited to serve our customers again,” stated President/CEO Ray Hendrickson.

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Outreach Magazine names Resources of the Year

Outreach Magazine names Resources of the Year COLORADO SPRINGS, COLORADO—For the 17th consecutive year, Outreach magazine is celebrating some of the best outreach-oriented books and curricula by honoring them as Outreach Resources of the Year. The Outreach Resources of the Year aim to highlight valuable resources for church leaders and bring deserved attention to resources that can help churches better engage in effective outreach to share the gospel and reach communities for Christ. More than 170 resources published between Nov. 1, 2017,…

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“A Subversive Gospel” wins the Conference on Christianity & Literature Book of the Year for Literary Criticism

“A Subversive Gospel” wins the Conference on Christianity & Literature Book of the Year for Literary Criticism The Conference on Christianity & Literature has announced that A Subversive Gospel: Flannery O’Connor and the Reimagining of Beauty, Goodness, and Truth by Michael Mears Bruner was chosen as the 2020 CCL Book of the Year for literary criticism. “Bruner breaks new ground in O’Connor studies by discussing in detail the influence of Friedrich von Hügel upon her work,” said Gregory Maillet, professor of English at…

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Iron Stream Media launches premier title in Children’s line, New Hope Kidz

Iron Stream Media launches premier title in Children’s line, New Hope Kidz (Birmingham) August 20, 2019—Iron Stream Media is excited to announce the launch of Rivers Overseas, the inaugural title in the New Hope Kidz line. The new imprint is designed to engage the hearts and minds of young readers for Christ. Rivers Overseas does just that and more. Readers are invited to take an incredible journey with the loveable and adorable puppy Rivers as he travels overseas with his adoptive dad. Rivers,…

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New industry Sales Award will recognize sales of more than 250,000

New industry Sales Award will recognize sales of more than 250,000 The ECPA Bronze Award will be added to the industry’s Gold, Platinum, Diamond suite of awards The ECPA Recognition Committee has voted to add a new level to the ECPA Sales Achievement Awards, providing opportunity for ECPA member titles to be recognized at a milestone of more than 250,000 sold. The Bronze Award for 250,000 in sales will abide by the same rules as the Gold (500,000), Platinum (1 million), and…

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Bible Gateway Interviews

Bible Gateway interviews Michael Card, author of “Inexpressible” Scripture uses one particular word to describe the distinctiveness of God’s character: the Hebrew word hesed; a concept so rich in meaning that it doesn’t translate well into any single English word or phrase. The many dimensions of hesed are often expressed as lovingkindness, covenant faithfulness, steadfast love; and everlasting love beyond words. Bible Gateway interviewed Michael Card (@Michael_Card) about his book, “Inexpressible: Hesed and the Mystery of God’s Lovingkindness” (IVP Books, 2018). Read this…

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