Mountain Brook Ink launches new Speculative Fiction Imprint

Mountain Brook Ink launches new Speculative Fiction Imprint Mountain Brook Ink Celebrates Growth with New Imprint, Mountain Brook Fire WHITE SALMON, WA., DEC. 22, 2019 — Mountain Brook Ink is launching a new speculative fiction imprint, Mountain Brook Fire, dedicated to Christian and clean speculative fiction for upper middle grade, young adult, and adult audiences. Since its beginning in 2014, small press Mountain Brook Ink (MBI) has published inspirational adult and young adult fiction of all kinds, from romance, to…

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Milestone Sales Achievement Awards

Milestone Sales Achievement Awards Bronze | Gold | Platinum | Diamond Sales Awards Recognizing outstanding sales achievement in the publication of quality Christian literature Award Criteria Submission Form Established in 1990, the ECPA Milestone Sales Award Program recognizes outstanding sales achievement in the publication of quality Christian literature. Eligibility for these awards is attained whenever a book achieves the designated sales level in all of its formats (when the content is identical, with allowance of up to 25% updated material)….

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Baker Publishing Group wins four Carol Awards

Baker Publishing Group wins four Carol Awards Ada, Mich. (October 8, 2019)—Winners of the 2019 Carol Awards were announced during the annual American Christian Fiction Writers conference gala in San Antonio, Texas. Four Baker Publishing Group titles were selected as winning titles in their genre. A Light on the Hill by Connilyn Cossette (Bethany House) won in the Historical Romance category. The Reckoning at Gossamer Pond by Jaime Jo Wright (Bethany House) took home the winning award in the Mystery/Suspense/Thriller category. Hidden Peril by Irene Hannon (Revell)…

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Mark Galli announces retirement as Editor in Chief of ‘Christianity Today’

Mark Galli announces retirement as Editor in Chief of ‘Christianity Today’ Minnesota pastor Daniel Harrell named as new editor in chief, starting in early January CAROL STREAM, Ill., Oct. 8, 2019 — Mark Galli announced his retirement as editor in chief of Christianity Today, where he has served in various editorial roles for the last 30 years. “I’ve been EIC for about seven years now, and as it goes with many jobs, I think I finally understand what I should have been…

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Bible Gateway Interviews

Bible Gateway interviews authors Denise Daniels and Shannon Vandewarker How do we invite God into our practical living? How should we incorporate spiritual disciplines into the ordinary rhythms of everyday experience? How can we be transformed into Christ’s likeness through our jobs and daily work? Bible Gateway interviewed Denise Daniels and Shannon Vandewarker (@shannonvande), authors of Working in the Presence of God: Spiritual Practices for Everyday Work (Hendrickson Publishers, 2019). Read this interview. Bible Gateway interviews Sue Richards about the “Adventure Bible”…

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‘The Oracle’ by best-selling author Jonathan Cahn becomes No. 1 best-seller and ranks at top of all charts

‘The Oracle’ by best-selling author Jonathan Cahn becomes No. 1 best-seller and ranks at top of all charts Publishers Weekly No. 1 Hardcover Fiction, Two New York Times Rankings, Top of Amazon Sales and More NEW YORK— New York Times best-selling author Jonathan Cahn’s prophetic, epic new book, “The Oracle: The Jubilean Mysteries Unveiled,” is a No. 1 best-seller on several national and international book lists. “The Oracle,” which promises to reveal the “mystery of the ages”—and of Donald Trump, the White House and…

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Jennifer Kennedy Dean’s final written work releases with New Hope Publishers

Jennifer Kennedy Dean’s final written work releases with New Hope Publishers BIRMINGHAM:  Iron Stream Media announces the release of Prized: Experience the Tender Love of the Savior (New Hope Publishers / September 9, 2019 / ISBN: 978-1-56309-247-3/ $12.99), the final written work by Jennifer Kennedy Dean. If Jesus had come to earth as the most powerful earthly king, it would have been an unfathomable, humbling step downward. But He came to earth as a servant. On purpose. By choice. Why would He…

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Concordia Publishing House celebrates 150th anniversary

Concordia Publishing House celebrates 150th anniversary Saint Louis — Founded in 1869 as the publishing arm of The Lutheran Church—Missouri Synod, Concordia Publishing House celebrates 150 years of service to the Church. The yearlong celebration culminated in a celebratory worship service and luncheon on September 11, 2019. After a century and a half, Concordia Publishing House’s mission hasn’t changed: developing products that are faithful to God’s Word. “CPH has walked besides generations of individuals, sharing the hope found only in Christ,” said…

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Tyndale House Publishers to publish Beth Moore’s “Chasing Vines: Finding Your Way to an Immensely Fruitful Life”

Tyndale House Publishers to publish Beth Moore’s “Chasing Vines: Finding Your Way to an Immensely Fruitful Life” New York Times bestselling author, Bible teacher, and speaker to release legacy book on February 4 CAROL STREAM, Ill. (September 5, 2019)—Beth Moore, bestselling author, beloved Bible teacher, and speaker, has written Chasing Vines, in which she shares how everything changes when you discover the true meaning of a fruitful, God-pleasing life that matters. Chasing Vines is scheduled for release from Tyndale House Publishers (@TyndaleHouse) on February…

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Jordan Lee Dooley draws huge crowd to Baker Book House

Jordan Lee Dooley draws huge crowd to Baker Book House Grand Rapids, MI—Jordan Lee Dooley, author of Own Your Everyday: Overcome the Pressure to Prove and Show Up for What You Were Made to Do, drew a crowd of 250 to Baker Book House in Grand Rapids, Mich. Dooley spoke to the large crowd and signed copies of her book on July 23. “We were delighted with the number of people who registered for the event; it came as a bit of…

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Get It Local Today research confirms locations of 1800+ Christian retailers

Get It Local Today research confirms locations of 1800+ Christian retailers See map at Get It Local Today (August 12, 2019) – In an effort to provide a comprehensive and current representation of the scope and scale of independent Christian retailing, the Get It Local Today team has launched an interactive map identifying more than 1,800 existing retail locations who sell mostly Christian products. This database represents the largest online directory of verified independent Christian retailers today. Every one of…

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Tyndale to release new edition of the Life Application Study Bible in October

Tyndale to release new edition of the Life Application Study Bible in October Dramatic new changes in the third edition of the #1–selling study Bible, first published in 1988 CAROL STREAM, ILL. (07/29/2019) –Tyndale House Publishers (@tyndalehouse) has announced that it will release a third edition of its Life Application Study Bible in October 2019. More than 20 million copies of the LASB have been sold since it was first published in 1988, making it the bestselling study Bible in the world. Now it has…

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Bethany House celebrates Julie Klassen’s sales of over one million books

Bethany House celebrates Julie Klassen’s sales of over one million books Bloomington, Minn. (July 18, 2019)—Award-winning, bestselling author Julie Klassen has reached over a million readers with her compelling Regency fiction novels. Bethany House Publishers staff gathered together this month to celebrate this milestone with reader tributes, a speech by Klassen, and—of course—tea and scones. Klassen worked in publishing as a fiction editor for sixteen years before becoming a full-time writer. She is a self-described “lover of all things Jane Austen…

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IVP Reports Double-Digit Sales Growth for 2019

IVP Reports Double-Digit Sales Growth for 2019 IVP, which recently rebranded itself from InterVarsity Press, reported a 16.4% sales increase in the fiscal 2019 year ended June 30 over fiscal 2018. The gain in fiscal 2019 followed a 8.9% increase in fiscal 2018 over the prior year, giving IVP a 27% jump over the past two fiscal years. “It has not been a single book nor a single customer; not a single segment or single new strategy; not the addition…

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IVP announces new branding, logo redesigns

IVP announces new branding, logo redesigns WESTMONT, IL—As it nears its seventy-fifth year of publishing, IVP is pleased to announce a brand and logo redesign to carry them into the next decade. With this redesign, IVP desired to celebrate their legacy while also leading the way in beauty and relevance within the publishing field. IVP’s current branding and logo have been in place since 2006, and after gathering feedback from over four hundred fans, the creative team at IVP updated…

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