Christian Focus Author Presented Golden Scroll Award

Christian Focus Author Presented Golden Scroll Award Merited Book Answers Common Questions for Women Contact: Tara Miller, MillSpring Marketing tara@millspringmarketing.com, 205.601.0258 Birmingham, Ala.—Christian Focus Publications congratulates Patricia Ennis, recipient of a Golden Scroll Merit Award for Nonfiction from AWSA (Advanced Writers and Speakers Association) for her book God Is My Strength: Fifty Biblical Responses to Issues Facing Women Today. As a college and seminary professor for many years, Ennis has compiled a list of 50 questions that women frequently pose.  It is…

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RoseKidz Releases New Devotionals for Boys and Girls

RoseKidz Releases New Devotionals for Boys and Girls Contact: Don Otis, 719-275-7775, interviews@ veritasincorporated.com LOS ANGELES, July 7, 2016 — RoseKidz® announces their first devotionals for little children ages 2-3. These are new additions to the award-winning bestselling series Gotta Have God® and God and Me!®. Since the acquisition of Rainbow Publishers and Legacy Press, Rose Publishing has been updating and adding to the rich collection of children’s devotionals, Bible lessons and activity books. The new line of children’s products is now RoseKidz®. The award-winning…

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New Hope Author Kathi Macias Receives Silver Scroll Merit Award for Fiction

New Hope Author Kathi Macias Receives Silver Scroll Merit Award for Fiction  Advanced Writers and Speakers Association Holds Annual Awards Banquet  (BIRMINGHAM, Ala.) June 30, 2016—New Hope® Publishers is excited to announce Kathi Macias’s Silver Scroll award for fiction for the title Return to Christmas. Part of New Hope Publishers missional fiction line, Return to Christmas, focuses on veterans and children who suffer from post-traumatic stress disorder (PTSD) and attachment disorder. Kathi Macias invites readers to this page-turner by blending relationships and worlds…

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7 Answers for Anxiety by Dr. Gregory Jantz Expands Aspire Press’ Reputable Christian Counseling Line

7 Answers for Anxiety by Dr. Gregory Jantz Expands Aspire Press’ Reputable Christian Counseling Line Contact: Don Otis, 719-275-7775, interviews@veritasincorporated.com LOS ANGELES, June 27, 2016 — Over 40 million adults in the United States have anxiety disorders, according to a study by the National Institute of Mental Health. In his new release, 7 Answers for Anxiety, Dr. Jantz doesn’t just treat symptoms: he shows how to overcome anxiety in every area of life-emotionally, intellectually, relationally, physically, and spiritually. Combining principles straight out of…

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Max Lucado’s Hermie & Friends” Series Goes Digital to Reach a New Generation

Max Lucado’s Hermie & Friends” Series Goes Digital to Reach a New Generation New microsite offers free streaming videos, educational games, and many new resources  NASHVILLE, Tenn. (June 20, 2016) – Max Lucado and Tommy Nelson, the children’s imprint of Thomas Nelson, have made the popular Max Lucado’s Hermie & Friends series for children available online. Full video episodes,  a new curriculum, and many free resources for families, small groups and churches are now available on //www.tommynelson.com/hermie/. The series stars Hermie the…

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Newly formed Gilead Publishing announces its first line-up for Fall

Newly formed Gilead Publishing announces its first line-up for Fall (Wheaton, Illinois) Gilead Publishing has announced the first titles it will publish in its inaugural list this fall: Cowboy Christmas Homecoming: A novella collection (October 11, 2016) Mary Connealy Ruth Logan Herne Julie Lessman Anna Schmidt Sleigh Bells Ring: A novella collection (October 11, 2016) Sandra D. Bricker Barbara J. Scott Lynette Sowell Lenora Worth Cardiac Event (November 15, 2016)  Richard L. Mabry M.D. Finding Margo (November 15, 2016) Jen Turano Gilead Publishing looks forward to…

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Three Baker Publishing Group Titles Hit Publishers Weekly List

Three Baker Publishing Group Titles Hit Publishers Weekly List  Ada, Mich. (June 20, 2016)—Three titles from Baker Publishing Group have landed on the Publishers Weekly Religion Fiction bestsellers list for the four-week period ending May 29, 2016. Traces of Guilt by Dee Henderson hit the #2 ranking. The Quieting by Suzanne Woods Fisher achieved the #5 spot. Sins of the Past by Dee Henderson, Dani Pettrey, and Lynette Eason was ranked #8. For the complete list of bestsellers, please click here. Traces of Guilt by Dee Henderson (Bethany House; ISBN 9780764218866; ebook…

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Bible Gateway Interviews: Rhys Stenner, David Lamb

Bible Gateway Interviews Rhys Stenner on If In Doubt: Answering the Seven Great Questions  Mockery of the Bible is commonplace. Skeptics dismiss Scripture with a sweeping assumption that it’s unreliable and contradictory. Do you allow this condescending attitude to cast doubt on your faith? Bible Gateway interviewed Rhys Stenner about his book, If In Doubt: Answering the Seven Great Questions About Faith (Worthy Publishing, 2016). Read this interview.  Bible Gateway Interviews David Lamb on Prostitutes and Polygamists Jacob and Solomon were polygamists. Tamar and Rahab…

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Sacred Marriage by Gary Thomas Wins K-LOVE Fan Award

Sacred Marriage by Gary Thomas Wins K-LOVE Fan Award Contact: Robin Barnett Director of Public Relations Non-Fiction Trade Books robin.barnett@harpercollins. com (616) 698-3251 [P] Grand Rapids, Mich. — Sacred Marriage: What If God Designed Marriage to Make Us Holy More Than Make Us Happy by Gary Thomas won the Book Impact Award at the K-LOVE Fan Awards held in Nashville this week. The K-LOVE Fan Awards is the first and only Christian music awards show where the fans decide who wins through online voting. Sacred Marriage has…

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B&H Achieves Major Publishing MilestonesBestsellers, Award Winners, and “Unprecedented” Growth

B&H Achieves Major Publishing MilestonesBestsellers, Award Winners, and “Unprecedented” Growth Nashville, Tenn. (June 13, 2016) – B&H Publishing Group, the publishing imprint of LifeWay Christian Resources, has experienced a remarkably successful 2016 with award-winning, bestselling books and resources. Christianity Today selected Onward: Engaging the Culture Without Losing the Gospel by Russell Moore as its 2016 Book of the Year. Onward, which has been a significant seller, appeared on multiple national bestseller lists and gained a variety of national media coverage. Christianity Today also featured Moore and Onward on its cover…

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AtlasBooks signs two children’s publishers for distribution

AtlasBooks signs two children’s publishers for distribution Media Contact: Kristen M. Steele Director of Marketing & PR 800.537.6727 x1410, desk ASHLAND, Ohio (June 8, 2016) – AtlasBooks, the distribution division of Bookmasters, has signed new sales and distribution agreements with two children’s publishers: A-Ba-Ba HaUs and Jump Press. A-Ba-Ba HaUs is the U.S. branch of A-BA-BA-HA-LA-MA-HA Publishers, founded in 1992 by renowned poet Ivan Malkovych as the first privately-owned children’s publishing house in the independent Ukraine. Today, A-BA-BA-HA-LA-MA-HA is one of the most esteemed producers of children’s literature…

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Christian publishers around the world use MTI Online training program

Christian publishers around the world use MTI Online training program Contact: Sharon Mumper smumper@magazinetraining.com (719) 598-9743 www.magazinetraining.com (Colorado Springs, CO) – Christians in publishing from countries as far flung as India, Brazil and Ukraine are receiving professional training through Magazine Training International’s (MTI) online learning program. Although MTI has offered on-site training for 27 years, the online training program began only in 2013. To date, some 270 Christians in publishing from over 40 countries have attended a Webinar, either live or…

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Eleven industry leaders sign-on to develop PUBu16

Eleven industry leaders sign-on to develop PUBu16 ECPA is pleased to introduce the stellar cast of industry leaders who have started work on developing sessions for the upcoming PUBu held Oct. 13-14 at Trinity International University outside Chicago.  The 2016 PUBu “BrainTrust” was recruited by IVP Associate Publisher Jeff Crosby, who returns as “Dean” of the event. Crosby takes the helm of InterVarsity Press as publisher on July 1.  PUBu sessions will be developed around five major publishing communities by these industry leaders: DESIGN…

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Bible Gateway Interviews: Tim Challies, Leland Ryken

Bible Gateway Interviews Tim Challies on Visual Theology We live in an image-based culture in which we increasingly rely upon visuals to help us understand new and difficult concepts. Infographics convey data, concepts, and ideas in fresh new ways. God used visuals to teach truth to his people. The tabernacle of the Old Testament was a visual representation of humanity’s distance from God and God’s condescension to his people. The sacraments of the New Testament are visual representations of humanity’s sin…

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Lifetime Achievement in Publishing Award Presented to Les Stobbe

Lifetime Achievement in Publishing Award Presented to Les Stobbe In honor of 60 years of service to Christian publishing, the Blue Ridge Mountains Christian Writers Institute presented literary agent and former publisher Les Stobbe with their Lifetime Achievement Award on May 23. Fifteen presenters described his impact on their life as a writer, agent, publisher via video, audio, and written messages. Duo MCs were Austin Boyd, a client of Stobbe for 11 years, and Sally Apokedak, who joined him as…

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