David C Cook names Christian entertainment veteran Bill Reeves new CEO

David C Cook names Christian entertainment veteran Bill Reeves new CEO Amid celebrating three wins at the 54th GMA Dove Awards and two consecutive seasons with titles on USA Today’s Best-selling Booklist, Christian publisher and music company David C Cook announced today that Bill Reeves will serve as the ministry’s new CEO. Read More…  

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David C Cook Imprint, Esther Press, announces est.HER Women’s Conference

David C Cook Imprint, Esther Press, announces est.HER Women’s Conference Esther Press, David C Cook’s imprint for women’s books, Bible studies, and devotionals, announced this week an all new conference for women of all ages called est.HER. The three-day event will take place April 11-13, 2024, in Spring Hill, Tennessee, just south of Nashville. Read More…

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David C Cook releases first in series of graphic novels inspired by TV series, The Chosen

David C Cook releases first in series of graphic novels inspired by TV series, The Chosen Based on Season 1 of the hit television series and the largest crowd-funded media project of all time, The Chosen, David C Cook has released the first graphic novel adaptation of the powerful story of the life of Jesus and his followers: The Chosen: Volume 1, Called by Name. Read More…

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David C Cook continues string of national bestsellers

David C Cook continues string of national bestsellers For the second season in a row, Christian publisher David C Cook is celebrating new releases as national bestsellers. Justin Davis’s book on the power of transparency, “Being Real > Being Perfect,” successfully placed #18 in USA Today’s 150 top-selling titles this week. Read More…

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David C Cook devotionals set to release in next week: for couples, and for men

David C Cook devotionals set to release in next week: for couples, and for men Bestselling author and renowned marriage ministry leader Ted Cunningham releases his new 52-week devotional for couples with David C Cook: “Greater Joy TWOgether.”  More Author and renowned speaker Vince Miller will release his month-long devotional, “Proverbs: A Strong Man Is Wise” on Sept. 5 with David C Cook.  More

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David C Cook to release children’s book for times of distress and anxiety

David C Cook to release children’s book for times of distress and anxiety David C Cook will release of “The Heart Who Wanted to Be Whole” by Beth Guckenberger of Back2Back Ministries, who has worked 30+ years with children who have experience trauma or abuse. This poignant tale for young readers, ages 4 to 8, offers solace and strength in times of distress and anxiety. Read More…

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ECPA Staff Announcements

David C Cook promotes Chris Baggett to Chief Marketing Officer David C Cook recently promoted Chris Baggett to Chief Marketing Officer. Baggett previously served as VP of Marketing for the Christian book, curriculum, and music publishing company. Baggett will lead marketing for both David C Cook and Integrity Music. Read More… Becky Nesbitt joins Forefront Books as publisher of own imprints and associate publisher Forefront Books, a Nashville-based independent book publisher, has announced the hiring of Becky Nesbitt as Publisher…

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Jana Zachman promoted to COO of David C Cook

Jana Zachman promoted to COO of David C Cook David C Cook recently announced the promotion of Jana Zachman to the role of Chief Operating Officer. Building on her 20 years of experience with the ministry, in her new role Zachman will oversee business and ministry operations for the 148-year-old Colorado-based publishing company, and will lead the Finance, IT, and Warehouse and Distribution divisions. Read More…

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Two David C Cook titles named national bestsellers

Two David C Cook titles named national bestsellers David C Cook celebrates two bestsellers released on July 4. Natalie Runion’s first book “Raised to Stay” successfully placed on USA Today’s bestseller list, garnering the #1 spot in the religion category, ranking 21st in all books, and #5 in nonfiction. Bryan Clark’s “God’s Not Like That” placed at #2 in the religion category, #9 in the non-fiction category, and #37 in all books on the list. Read More…  

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David C Cook names Cathy Herholdt as Vice President of Communications

David C Cook names Cathy Herholdt as Vice President of Communications In a major step to multiply its ministry impact across all areas of outreach, David C Cook has hired award-winning communications director Cathy Herholdt for the role of vice president of communications. Herholdt will oversee and manage a team that will carry out a vision for brand, corporate and internal communications across the David C Cook and Integrity Music businesses with the goal of driving impact and influence globally….

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David C Cook overhauls marketing to accelerate growth 

David C Cook overhauls marketing to accelerate growth After 145 years in the publishing industry, David C Cook has set out to take the business to new heights. The company has internally reorganized and rebuilt a new matrix marketing organization, hiring a stream of heavy hitters to advance the strategy and the vision of the brand. Read More…

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David C Cook expands comics and graphic art footprint

David C Cook expands comics and graphic art footprint Comic Book Creation Studio Brings New Talent to the Table  COLORADO SPRINGS, Colo., June 13, 2022—David C Cook has announced the acquisition of comic book creation studio Corvus Comics as a part of its ongoing effort to reach the next generation with innovative storytelling methods. “Throughout its history, David C Cook has recognized the importance of using high-quality, illustrated graphics to engage students and teach biblical truths. We are thrilled to…

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David C Cook equips churches to extended faith formation beyond Sundays

David C Cook equips churches to extended faith formation beyond Sundays Newly Released Customizable Digital Curriculum Wonder Ink Connects Church and Home COLORADO SPRINGS, Colo., May 3, 2022 — David C Cook is reinventing the way kids and families engage in the Bible, and extending faith formation beyond the church walls through a new customizable digital tool kit, Wonder Ink. Created by ministry practitioners and discipleship thought leaders to fit the needs of today’s church, Wonder Ink empowers families and invites…

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David C Cook introduces Esther Press

David C Cook introduces Esther Press NEW IMPRINT WILL FOCUS ON NONFICTION TITLES BY AND FOR COURAGEOUS WOMEN COLORADO SPRINGS, CO (March 25, 2022) – David C Cook has announced a new imprint, Esther Press, which will publish diverse voices that encourage and equip women to walk courageously in the light of God’s truth. A portion of Esther Press sales will be invested in women’s ministry partnerships around the globe. Susan McPherson, who leads the new imprint, has already acquired three titles set to release in…

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