Jesus Calling Podcasts

Chris & Emily Norton’s miraculous story of defying the impossible featured on podcast Quadriplegics simply do not walk again – yet millions watched as Chris Norton defied incredible odds and took step by impossible step across his graduation stage. With his fiancée Emily by his side, those unbelievable steps became the start of an extraordinary journey for them both. Now husband and wife, Chris & Emily Norton recently joined Jesus Calling podcast to share their miraculous story. The Nortons’ book “The Seven…

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Faith-based streaming App Minno offers immediate assistance to #StayAtHome families

Faith-based streaming App Minno offers immediate assistance to #StayAtHome families Rolls out Free ‘Church at Home’ Feature In Response to COVID-19, Minno launches Free Program Giving Churches and  Families Easy-to-Use Digital Tools to Transfer the Church Experience to the Home, Including Help for Talking to Kids About  Coronavirus NASHVILLE, March 19, 2020 — Minno-a new, Nashville-based children’s digital media company featuring one of the world’s largest collections of Classic VeggieTales and an expertly-curated collection of media choices for Christian families, is responding…

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Bible Gateway Interviews

Bible Gateway interviews W. David O. Taylor, author of “Open and Unafraid” How does the book of Psalms help make sense of life, art, metaphor, violence, suffering, and mortality? How do the Psalms reflect God’s attributes of justice, grace, goodness, healing, power, and refuge? How are the millennia-old psalms a guide to living faithfully the modern Christian life in the midst of joys, sorrows, angers, doubts, praises, and thanksgivings? Bible Gateway interviewed W. David O. Taylor (@wdavidotaylor), author of “Open…

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Zonderkidz offers free resources for families to enrich their time together at home

Zonderkidz offers free resources for families to enrich their time together at home Zonderkidz, the children’s division of Zondervan, has several free resources and downloads for families to enrich their time together at home.  Over the weekend, thousands downloaded free activity kits, curriculum guides and more from the website at https://www.zonderkidz.com/resources/freebies/.  More resources will be added weekly. The Jesus Storybook Bible (Sally Lloyd-Jones), The Beginner’s Bible and others such as popular picture books like Love is Kind (Laura Sassi) and One Big Heart (Linsey Davis) all have supplemental…

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Paraclete Press announces one-month delay on titles scheduled for May and June release

Paraclete Press announces one-month delay on titles scheduled for May and June release March 20, 2020 – Paraclete Press announces a one-month delay on titles that were to be published in May and early June. “We have added one month to those publication dates,” says Paraclete publisher Jon M. Sweeney. Paraclete has five new titles – a memoir, two novels, a nonfiction work on Henri Nouwen, and a chapbook of poems – that are publishing in March and April. Those books…

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Harvest House Publishers enjoying a season of top-selling books

Harvest House Publishers enjoying a season of top-selling books Four Current Titles Recognized as Bestsellers EUGENE, Oregon (March 18, 2020)—Harvest House celebrates an outstanding month in March 2020 with four bestselling titles, setting the tone for more successful releases in the rest of 2020. Stop Calling Me Beautiful by Phylicia Masonheimer hit two bestseller lists in its first month, charting at #18 on Publishers Weekly Trade Paper Nonfiction list for the period ending March 2, 2020, and landing a #43…

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Committed to Serve: A message from the President of Tyndale House Publishers

Committed to Serve: A message from the President of Tyndale House Publishers For more than fifty years, the mission of Tyndale House Publishers has been to open God’s Word to as many people as possible in language they can relate to and understand. In the midst of the COVID-19 pandemic, Tyndale is open for business and committed to serving readers by making products available that will minister to people’s spiritual needs. During this difficult time, we will continue to serve…

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ECPA extends Christy Award submissions deadline to April 30

ECPA extends Christy Award submissions deadline to April 30 ECPA issued a statement last week extending the deadline for submissions to the Christy Award program: “During this time of crisis, we want to first and foremost extend our prayers that each of you stay well.  This is a season of great disruption and ECPA is prepared to revise our programs accordingly. We continue to believe and support our industry’s mission to create God inspired content and redemptive stories that spread hope…

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Ingram vows to defend industry through crisis

Ingram vows to defend industry through crisis Publishers Weekly — Executives at Tennessee-based Ingram Content Group affirmed their commitment to support the bookselling and publishing trade as best they can through the coronavirus crisis.  On Sunday, the metropolitan Nashville Mayor issued a “shelter in place” order for Davidson County, Tenn., which covers a geographical area where a large number of Ingram employees live and operate, and took effect as of midnight. But as Ingram’s wholesale, distribution, print on demand, and…

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Amazon deprioritizes book sales amid Coronavirus crisis

Amazon deprioritizes book sales amid Coronavirus crisis Publishers Weekly — As it works to meet the surge in demand for “household staples, medical supplies, and other high demand products,” Amazon has sent a letter to other suppliers, including publishers, telling then to expect reduced purchase orders and extended delivery windows for existing purchase orders through April 5. Read More…  

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Six Baker titles included in Outreach Magazine’s Resources of the Year

Six Baker titles included in Outreach Magazine’s Resources of the Year Ada, MI (March 10, 2020)—Baker Publishing Group is pleased to announce that On the Road with Saint Augustine, a Brazos Press title, was recently named Outreach Resource of the Year in the Spiritual Growth category by Outreach magazine. Five other Baker Publishing Group titles were listed as recommended resources: Faith for Exiles (Baker Books) in the Evangelism and Discipleship category, Narrative Apologetics (Baker Books) in the Apologetics category, The Church of Us vs. Them (Brazos Press) in the Church category, Global Arts…

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Iron Stream Media announces 18 Selah Award nominees

Iron Stream Media announces 18 Selah Award nominees Iron Stream Media is excited to share the list of Iron Stream Media nominees for the 2020 Selah Award through the Blue Ridge Mountains Christian Writers’ Conference. The judges remarked that the competition was tough this year, with many excellent entries—making these nominees even more exciting for Iron Stream Media. According to Ramona Richards, associate publisher for Iron Stream Media, “The Selah is one of the best-known awards in our industry, and…

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Baker Publishing Group leads the way for environmental conservation

Baker Publishing Group leads the way for environmental conservation Ada, Mich. (March 11, 2020)—In 2004 when post-consumer waste stock became available as a book paper commodity, Dwight Baker, president of Baker Publishing Group, made the decision to use it for printing as a standard policy. During the fourteen years since making that commitment, 6.2 million pounds of recycled paper have been used for printing Baker Publishing Group books. The company paper policy has saved 52,000 trees thus far, and Baker…

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Pastor Max Lucado offers online Church and Bible Study based on bestselling book

Pastor Max Lucado offers online Church and Bible Study based on bestselling book Nashville, Tenn. (March 16, 2020) —  “America’s Pastor” and bestselling author Max Lucado has announced an international online church on Sundays at 8:30 am CDT via Facebook through April 26. Max will be leading prayers and reading Scripture to provide a place of support and encouragement during this global crisis at https://www.facebook.com/maxlucado/. In addition, Max will be leading a free online Bible study starting Sunday, March 22. The…

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Online resource set up to assist ministry leaders respond to the effects of Coronavirus in their communities

Online resource set up to assist ministry leaders respond to the effects of Coronavirus in their communities A new website, coronavirusandthechurch.com, has been set up by the Humanitarian Disaster Institute; the Billy Graham Center at Wheaton College; and Saddleback Church’s The PEACE Plan — to showcase trusted resources for the Church from leading experts. “This site contains valuable information for churches, ministries, and as they navigate their response and practices related to the coronavirus outbreak,” states ECPA president Stan Jantz….

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