ECPA recognizes IVP’s 75 years of service to the Church and Christian publishing

ECPA recognizes IVP’s 75 years of service to the Church and Christian publishing WESTMONT, IL—As part of its Leadership Summit in Philadelphia earlier this month, the Evangelical Christian Publishers Association (ECPA) recognized InterVarsity Press (IVP) for seventy-five years of service to the church and Christian publishing. The gathering included one hundred forty evangelical publishers, book manufacturers, and other publishing partners for speaker sessions, workshops, and socializing. Terumi Echols, president and publisher of IVP said, “Celebrating seventy-five years of service to the church…

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R.H. Boyd hosts Legacy Ball to commemorate 125th anniversary

R.H. Boyd hosts Legacy Ball to commemorate 125th anniversary NASHVILLE, Tenn.—R.H. Boyd is proud to announce its upcoming Legacy Ball on June 17, 2022, in celebration of the company’s 125th anniversary. The oldest Black printing and publishing company in the country, R.H. Boyd was founded in 1896 by Dr. Richard Henry Boyd to produce resources that give a voice to the Black experience. Today, under the leadership of Dr. LaDonna Boyd, fifth-generation president/CEO, R.H. Boyd continues its tradition of printing,…

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Paul David Tripp’s “New Morning Mercies” surpasses one million in print sales with Crossway

Paul David Tripp’s “New Morning Mercies” surpasses one million in print sales with Crossway WHEATON, Ill.—Crossway is pleased to announce that New Morning Mercies: A Daily Gospel Devotional (Crossway, October 2014), by bestselling author Paul David Tripp, has surpassed one million units in print sales. “We are so honored to publish Paul Tripp’s New Morning Mercies, which helps readers marinate each day in the greatest news of all time,” says Justin Taylor, Crossway’s executive vice president of book publishing and book publisher. “As a…

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ACFW’s Storyfest welcomes Christian fiction readers to gather/meet authors

ACFW’s Storyfest welcomes Christian fiction readers to gather/meet authors Palm Bay, FL: Created with Christian Fiction Reader-Fans in mind, the 2022 ACFW Storyfest is ACFW’s response to reader requests for access to some of their favorite authors and the chance to talk story. This inaugural year of hosting ACFW Storyfest (formerly the Christian Fiction Readers Retreat) takes place Thursday afternoon, September 8, 2022 through Saturday, September 10, 2022 at the Hyatt Regency at the Arch in St. Louis, Missouri. The reader event—conducted…

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HCCP announces promotion for Margaret Kercher

HCCP announces promotion for Margaret Kercher Margaret Kercher has been promoted to publicity director, Fiction for both HarperCollins Christian Publishing and HarperCollins Focus. In this role, Margaret will oversee the publicity strategy for Thomas Nelson Fiction, Zondervan Fiction, and the general market imprint, Harper Muse, as well as lead awareness campaigns in both the Christian and general markets. Read More…

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ECPA releases Christian bestseller lists for May and Easter

ECPA releases Christian bestseller lists for May and Easter ECPA has posted the bestseller lists for May 2022 in 15 categories, plus a Non-Fiction and Juvenile list of bestselling Easter 2022 titles at ReadGoodBooks.com.  “If The Tomb Is Empty” by Joby Martin with Charles Martin (FaithWords) was the bestselling non-fiction Easter title and “God Gave Us Easter” by Lisa Tawn Bergren (WaterBook) was the bestselling juvenile Easter title.  Five titles made the monthly top 10 for the first time with…

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FaithWords releases “Be Joyful” 50-day guide by Joyce Meyer on May 11

FaithWords releases “Be Joyful” 50-day guide by Joyce Meyer on May 11 Bestselling author Joyce Meyer draws upon the teachings of the apostle Paul to lead readers in the daily practice of joy-filled living In this 50-day guide, Bestselling author Joyce Meyer draws upon the teachings of the apostle Paul to lead readers in the daily practice of joy-filled living. Joy is not just a “happy feeling” based on our circumstances or on things we possess—it is an unshakable stability…

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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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Zonderkidz to publish Senate Chaplain Barry Black’s first book for children

Zonderkidz to publish Senate Chaplain Barry Black’s first book for children A Prayer for Our Country: Words to Unite and Inspire Hope releases June 7, 2022 Grand Rapids, MI – May 4, 2022 – Zonderkidz is pleased to announce that U.S. Senate Chaplain Barry Black will publish a picture book titled, A Prayer for Our Country: Words to Unite and Inspire Hope releasing June 7, 2022, illustrated by Kim Holt. This book from Black will be for children ages 4…

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“Immerse: The Reading Bible” named 2022 Christian Book Award winner in Bibles category

“Immerse: The Reading Bible” named 2022 Christian Book Award winner in Bibles category CAROL STREAM, Ill.—May 6, 2022—Tyndale House Publishers is pleased to announce that Immerse: The Reading Bible has been named the Christian Book Award winner in the Bibles category. The Christian Book Award honors excellence in Bibles and Christian books. Immerse: The Reading Bible delivers Scripture to the reader as it was originally written—without chapter or verse numbers, subheadings, or textual notes that can distract readers from the text. Created with the look and…

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Zondervan wins multiple 2022 Christian Book Awards®

Zondervan wins multiple 2022 Christian Book Awards® Zondervan Academic and Zondervan Reflective win in four categories (Grand Rapids, Mich) May 2022—Zondervan, a division of HarperCollins Christian Publishing, is proud to announce its imprints, Zondervan Reflective and Zondervan Academic, received a total of four 2022 Christian Book Awards®. Launched in 2019, Zondervan Reflective focuses on thoughtful books that address the intersection of faith and culture, as well as the challenges of ministry and leadership. They won the evening with awards in…

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“Prayer in the Night” receives 2022 Christian Book of the Year® Award

“Prayer in the Night” receives 2022 Christian Book of the Year® Award InterVarsity Press (IVP) is pleased to announce that Prayer in the Night: For Those Who Work or Watch or Weep by Tish Harrison Warren was named the Christian Book of the Year by the Evangelical Christian Publishers Association (ECPA) at its awards ceremony in Philadelphia on May 3. Prayer in the Night was also selected as the top book in the Christian Living category of the 2022 Christian Book Awards. Framed around a nighttime…

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BroadStreet announces recent sales milestones for several titles

BroadStreet announces recent sales milestones for several titles BroadStreet® Publishing Group is pleased to announce several recent landmark sales milestones from their catalog of titles. Two of the publisher’s gift books, Prayers & Promises for Women and Be Still and Know, have sold more than 500,000 copies and received ECPA’s Gold Milestone Sales Award. Five additional BroadStreet titles received ECPA’s Bronze Milestone Sales Award for achieving more than 100,000 units sold, including Jesus in Red and Think on These Things by Ray Comfort, Talk to Me Jesus and Walk with Me Jesus by Marie Chapian, and Praying Grace by…

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R.H. Boyd to host The Vision Conference™ – empowering forward-thinking leaders for today and tomorrow

R.H. Boyd to host The Vision Conference™ – empowering forward-thinking leaders for today and tomorrow This annual leadership and training conference focuses on equipping believers with necessary tools to lead, serve, and grow everyday through the context of their faith NASHVILLE, Tenn., R.H. Boyd will host the 2022 Vision Conference™ June 16–18, in conjunction with the 116th Annual Session of the National Baptist Congress. The Vision Conference™ theme is “Building Legacies Through Leadership” (Psalm 145:4) and will be held at the Sheraton Grand Nashville…

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Bible Gateway interviews Leslie Kehl Vann, cover artist of the “NIV Artisan Collection Bible”

Bible Gateway interviews Leslie Kehl Vann, cover artist of the “NIV Artisan Collection Bible” Bible Gateway interviewed Leslie Kehl Vann (@leslie_kehl_vann), abstract expressionist artist for the cover of the “NIV Artisan Collection Bible” (Zondervan, 2022). She says, “Some of my favorite painting techniques are double loading, palette knife, scraping, pouring, dripping, and splattering, etc. I love being surprised by these combinations and then having to react to the effects in real time. This approach lends itself to a moment of…

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