Thomas C. Oden, a Dynamic Figure in 20th and 21st Century Christianity, Dies

Thomas C. Oden, a Dynamic Figure in 20th and 21st Century Christianity, Dies Contact | Alisse Wissman | 630.734.4059 | awissman@ivpress.com December 9, 2016— Thomas C. Oden, respected editor, researcher, author, and one of the most gifted ecumenical scholars of our time, passed away Thursday morning, December 8, 2016, at the age of eighty-five. “Tom Oden was unique among evangelical theologians,” said Dan Reid, associate publisher and IVP Academic editorial director. “At IVP Academic we look back on our long association with Tom Oden with great thankfulness…

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‘Maybe God is Like That Too’ Helps Children Learn to See God in Their Daily Lives

‘Maybe God is Like That Too’ Helps Children Learn to See God in Their Daily Lives MINNEAPOLIS – Jennifer Grant, author of five books including Love You More and Wholehearted Living, will publish her first children’s book, Maybe God is Like That Too, in March 2017. An exploration of the Fruit of the Spirit from Galatians 5:22-23,Maybe God is Like That Too follows a child through a day in his busy city life, helping him identify love, joy, peace, patience, kindness, goodness, faithfulness, gentleness, and self-control. Illustrated…

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ECPA Partners with Nielsen for Consumer Landscape Survey of Christian Market

ECPA PARTNERS WITH NIELSEN FOR CONSUMER LANDSCAPE SURVEY OF CHRISTIAN MARKET 2017 Report will provide new, comprehensive, in-depth look at industry’s consumer and book buying trends FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Contact:  Stan Jantz, Executive Director, ECPA, 714-655-5341, sjantz@ecpa.org November 17, 2016, Phoenix, Ariz. — The Evangelical Christian Publishers Association (ECPA), on behalf of its member publishers, has commissioned The 2017 Consumer Landscape Survey of Book Buying Trends in the Christian Market through Nielsen’s Books & Consumers, the definitive monthly tracker for book consumers in the…

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The Jesus Bible, NIV Edition, to Release with Featured Contributions from Louie Giglio, Max Lucado, John Piper, Ravi Zacharias, and Randy Alcorn—Reveals That “There Is No B.C.”

The Jesus Bible, NIV Edition, to Release with Featured Contributions from Louie Giglio, Max Lucado, John Piper, Ravi Zacharias, and Randy Alcorn— Reveals That “There Is No B.C.” Contact: Trinity McFadden Senior Manager of Publicity tel: 616-698-3514 web: trinity.mcfadden@harpercollins.com Grand Rapids, Mich., Nov. 11, 2016 — The birth of Jesus in Bethlehem isn’t the beginning of the story of Jesus. The entire Bible points to him. Filled with 66 book introductions, over 1,000 articles, and seven compelling essays by bestselling authors Louie Giglio, Max…

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FrontGate Media Launches The FrontGate Blogger Network.

FrontGate Media Launches The FrontGate Blogger Network New program combines blog reviews with lead capture to deliver impressions AND people to clients. Orange County, CA – After beta testing this hybrid concept, FrontGate Media, the leading faith-based marketing service and media group, announced today the launch of the FrontGate Blogger Network. Responding to the requests and needs of FrontGate clients seeking to reach the Christian audience, The FrontGate Blogger Network is made up of 80 hand-picked Christian women bloggers who…

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Acclaimed Multi-Lingual Vocalist STEPH CARSE to Perform an Anti-Bullying Benefit Concert on November 13 at the Osage Center

Acclaimed Multi-Lingual Vocalist STEPH CARSE to Perform an Anti-Bullying Benefit Concert on November 13 at the Osage Center. Carse to share the stage with Jimmie Miller and Broken & Redeemed Dance Studio and the Immaculate Church Choristers. Orlando, FL – Internationally acclaimed vocalist STEPH CARSE will be performing in Cape Girardeau at a Holiday Benefit Concert in collaboration with Y i Count and Cool Kids Against Bullying.  Held at The Osage Center on November 13, Carse will share the stage…

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Comics Comeback Births Newest Bible: Longest Single Graphic Novel Produced

COMICS COMEBACK BIRTHS NEWEST BIBLE: LONGEST SINGLE GRAPHIC NOVEL PRODUCED The Kingstone Bible: Epic Comic Version of World’s Best-Selling, Most Translated Book Engages America’s Least Bible-Literate Generation The Kingstone Bible Releases Nationwide, Oct. 18, 2016 Through major booksellers and Kingstone.co “We’re all looking for real heroes we can believe in.” Art Ayris, Kingstone Comics World’s largest producer of inspiring comics and graphic novel media  CONTACT: Zane Harrington 972.267.1111 zane@alarryross.com Kingstone.co  ORLANDO, FL, Oct. 4, 2016 – Arriving on the heels of…

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Crossway Redefines Bible Categories with the Limited-Edition ESV Reader’s Bible, Six-Volume Set

An artisan-made edition creates a unique, cleaner reading experience Crossway Redefines Bible Categories with the Limited-Edition ESV Reader’s Bible, Six-Volume Set Lauren Harvey • lharvey@crossway.org 630-682-4300, ext. 6031 • crossway.org  WHEATON, Ill.—Crossway is pleased to introduce the ESV Reader’s Bible, Six- Volume Set (October 2016), a unique edition designed for those desiring a cleaner, simpler presentation of Scripture. It features single-column text that is free of all verse numbers, chapter numbers, and footnotes, as well as most section headings—resulting in a Bible-reading…

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Bible Gateway Interviews: Charles R. Swindoll, Brandon Hatmaker

Bible Gateway Interviews Charles R. Swindoll, author of Searching the Scriptures Optimal physical health requires optimal nutrition. The same is true spiritually speaking. Without sufficient and regular biblical nutrition, our inner life begins to suffer the consequences. We become shallow and selfish, more demanding and less gentle, and quick to react impatiently, rashly, and angrily. These are telltale signs of inner malnutrition. Bible Gateway interviewed ECPA’s Lifetime Achievement Award winner Charles R. Swindoll (@chuckswindoll) about his book, Searching the Scriptures: Find the…

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Christianity Today Posts Exclusive Excerpt from The Broken Way by Ann Voskamp

Christianity Today Posts Exclusive Excerpt from The Broken Way by Ann Voskamp CT Women posted an exclusive excerpt from The Broken Way: A Daring Path into the Abundant Life by Ann Voskamp, giving fans of Voskamp a first glimpse of the upcoming book that releases on October 25. Christianity Today will feature a profile piece on Voskamp in their November 2016 issue by departing editor Katelyn Beaty, who spent time with Ann on her farm in Canada. To read the excerpt visit: //www.christianitytoday.com/women/2016/september/ann-voskamp-broken-way-we-must-trade-charity-for-solidarity.html and for more information on The Broken…

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Book of Mysteries Debuts as New York Times Best Seller

BOOK OF MYSTERIES DEBUT AS NEW YORK TIMES BEST SELLER Best-Selling Author Jonathan Cahn Again Opens the Bible CONTACT: Michael Conrad 214-616-0320 Michael@Lovell-Fairchild.com LAKE MARY, FL – October 6, 2016 –  From Charisma House, The Book of Mysteries, Jonathan Cahn’s third national best-selling book—the account of a journey through the desert and hidden chambers to uncover the greatest mysteries of the age—is a New York Times best seller: no. 4 in Religion, Faith and Spirituality. The NYT ranking appears as The Book of Mysteries enters Amazon’s top 10. Author Cahn has…

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Women of the Word Surpasses 100,000 in Print with Crossway

 Women of the Word Surpasses 100,000 in Print with Crossway Lauren Harvey • lharvey@crossway.org 630-682-4300, ext. 6031 • crossway.org  WHEATON, Ill.—Crossway is pleased to announce that Jen Wilkin’s first trade book, Women of the Word: How to Study the Bible with Both Our Hearts and Our Minds(Crossway, July 2014), has surpassed 100,000 units in print sales. Jen Wilkin—speaker, writer, and women’s Bible study teacher—wrote the book as a challenge for women to go deeper in their study of Scripture. Concerned that…

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Worthy Media Group Launches New Live Events Division, Brings on J. David Huffman to Lead Efforts

Worthy Media Group Launches New Live Events Division, Brings on J. David Huffman to Lead Efforts MEDIA CONTACT: Nicole Pavlas, Director of Publicity (315) 416-0443 NicoleP@worthypublishing.com (NASHVILLE, Tenn.) October 4, 2016 – The Worthy Media Group, parent of Worthy Publishing, is pleased to announce the launch of Worthy Live Events. J. David Huffman, an experienced live event and marketing professional, has come on board to serve as Vice President of this ambitious new division. Byron Williamson, president and CEO of Worthy…

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Find Purpose and Passion in Your Daily Work with the NIV Faith and Work Bible

Find Purpose and Passion in Your Daily Work with the NIV Faith and Work Bible  Grand Rapids, Mich., Sept. 30, 2016 — We all invest a significant part of our lives in working—and how we approach all of that time in work matters to God. Combining doctrine, Scripture application, and real-life experiences, the NIV Faith and Work Bible will help readers answer the question “How does my faith relate to my work?” It doesn’t matter what job or career one has—part-time, third shift, or…

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Joni Eareckson Tada Releases Help a Friend Series for Those Suffering and the People Who Love Them

Joni Eareckson Tada Releases Help a Friend Series for Those Suffering and the People Who Love Them For interviews, contact Don Otis at (719) 275-7775 or email interviews@veritasincorporated.com Los Angeles, California—Over 82 million people live with a disability or chronic illness in the United States. Despite these growing numbers, much of the general public remains untrained on how to include—instead of isolate—people with disabilities. Not wanting to offend, many wonder: What should I say? How can I help? From helpful facts on disabilities…

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