Charles Martin on Jesus Calling Podcast: We are all worth rescuing

Charles Martin on Jesus Calling Podcast: We are all worth rescuing Author Charles Martin recently joined the Jesus Calling Podcast to share how he spent years trying to uncover what his parents had always instilled in him: what was the thing God created you to do? After walking away from an amazing employment opportunity to pursue writing full force, Charles dove into Matthew 8 and the story of the shepherd leaving the ninety-nine to save the one, which inspired his newest book, The…

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Second annual Grace Bomb Day May 16: Inspires sharing love of Jesus in action

Second annual Grace Bomb Day May 16: Inspires sharing love of Jesus in action Dolly Parton, Many Others Endorse Grace Bomb Book by Author, Pastor Patrick Linnell Releasing May 1 The second annual Grace Bomb Day happens May 16 and follows the May 1 release of Author and Pastor Patrick Linnell’s timely book Grace Bomb: The Surprising Impact Of Loving Your Neighbors from David C Cook. Churches and individuals across the country will come together for this second annual event to unleash love on neighbors through surprising…

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Faithlife to announce first-in-category integrated church technology product during live online event

Faithlife to announce first-in-category integrated church technology product during live online event New tool to help both church leaders and congregants grow in light of the Bible BELLINGHAM, Wash., April 6, 2021 – Faithlife, the makers of Logos Bible Software, will host a live, online event on April 20 to unveil its newest, first-of-its-kind technology product set to revolutionize worship, discipleship and management for church leaders. “Faithlife’s mission is to equip the Church to grow in light of the Bible,” said Faithlife co-founder and…

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Popular blog post about periods expands into a book

Popular blog post about periods expands into a book CHARLOTTE, NC– Since its publication in February 2018, Rachel Jones’ blog piece “A 5 Minute Theology of Periods” has consistently garnered great curiosity. The Good Book Company is excited to announce Rachel has taken more than 5 minutes to further unpack the topic in book form. A Brief Theology of Periods (Yes, really) is an adventure for the curious into bodies, womanhood, time, pain and purpose (The Good Book Company, May…

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Steve Pemberton releases Young Readers Edition of bestselling memoir, “A Chance in The World,” April 20

Steve Pemberton releases Young Readers Edition of bestselling memoir, “A Chance in The World,” April 20 ncludes new stories, life lessons, discussion questions and resources to help stop child neglect  NASHVILLE, Tenn. (April 6, 2021) – Based on the bestselling memoir that also was depicted in a feature film, HarperCollins Christian Publishing releases “A Chance in the World: An Orphan Boy, a Mysterious Past, and How He Found a Place Called Home” by Steve Pemberton, everywhere books are sold on…

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Focus on the Family releases first two books in the Riverbend Friends series

Focus on the Family releases first two books in the Riverbend Friends series New YA fiction addressing real-life issues faced by today’s preteen and teen girls Publisher aims to provide a wholesome, age-appropriate alternative to secular junior romance novels CAROL STREAM, ILL. (April 6, 2021)—Focus on the Family, in alliance with Tyndale House Publishers, released Real, Not Perfect and Searching for Normal on April 6, 2021, as part of a four-book YA fiction series, Riverbend Friends. The series follows four friends from the fictional…

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Three NavPress books named Finalists for 2021 Christian Book Awards

Three NavPress books named Finalists for 2021 Christian Book Awards COLORADO SPRINGS, Colo.—April 9, 2021—NavPress is pleased to announce that three of their titles and authors have been named finalists for the 2021 Christian Book Awards. The Christian Book Awards honor excellence in Bibles and Christian books. According to their website, “The Christian Book Award® program recognizes the highest quality in Christian books and Bibles and is among the oldest and most prestigious awards programs in the religious publishing industry. Presented…

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Three Tyndale House books named Finalists for 2021 Christian Book Awards

Three Tyndale House books named Finalists for 2021 Christian Book Awards CAROL STREAM, Ill.—April 9, 2021—Tyndale House Publishers is pleased to announce that three of their titles and authors have been named finalists for 2021 Christian Book Awards. The Christian Book Award honors excellence in Bibles and Christian books. According to their website, “The Christian Book Award® program recognizes the highest quality in Christian books and Bibles and is among the oldest and most prestigious awards program in the religious publishing…

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Four IVP titles named Finalists for 2021 Christian Book Award® program

Four IVP titles named Finalists for 2021 Christian Book Award® program The Evangelical Christian Publishers Association (ECPA) has announced that four IVP titles are among the finalists for the 2021 Christian Book Award® program.  The IVP finalists include: Faith and Culture Reading While Black: African American Biblical Interpretation as an Exercise in Hope New Testament scholar Esau McCaulley calls the church to a dynamic theological engagement with Scripture, in which Christians of diverse backgrounds dialogue with their own social location as well…

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Wendy Speake’s “The 40-Day Sugar Fast” reaches over 150,000 copies sold

Wendy Speake’s “The 40-Day Sugar Fast” reaches over 150,000 copies sold (Ada, Michigan) April 12, 2021 – Baker Books, a division of Baker Publishing Group, is pleased to announce that Wendy Speake’s book The 40-Day Sugar Fast: Where Physical Detox Meets Spiritual Transformation has sold more than 150, 000 copies since its release in November 2019. The 40-Day Sugar Fast is for anyone who runs to sugar for comfort or a reward, who eats mindlessly or out of boredom, who feels physically and…

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“Gentle and Lowly” reaches 250,000 in print sales with Crossway

“Gentle and Lowly” reaches 250,000 in print sales with Crossway WHEATON, Ill.—Crossway is pleased to announce that Gentle and Lowly: The Heart of Christ for Sinners and Sufferers (Crossway, April 2020) by Dane Ortlund has achieved 250,000 units in print sales. “Gentle and Lowly beautifully depicts the heart of Christ, shedding fresh light on God’s tenderness toward weary sinners,” says Don Jones, Crossway’s chief publishing officer and Bible publisher. “We are overwhelmed by how God is using this book to…

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Baker & Taylor Publisher Services (BTPS) announces new client

Baker & Taylor Publisher Services (BTPS) announces new client ASHLAND, Ohio, April 6, 2021 – Baker & Taylor Publisher Services (BTPS), a leading provider of sales and fulfillment services, is pleased to announce a new Christian publisher partner agreement. BTPS has signed a full sales representation and distribution agreement with the following client: The Word for Word Bible Comic, effective immediately – US/CAN only About BTPS’s new client publisher: The Word for Word Bible Comic (//www.wordforwordbiblecomic.com/) produces high quality graphic novels…

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Nearly 200 international publishers and rights professionals gathered online last week

Nearly 200 international publishers and rights professionals gathered online last week The International Christian Publishing Conference, developed by ECPA rights professionals, brought nearly 200 publishing and distribution professionals together from 36 countries for a 2-day online conference last week.  The conference opened with a keynote from international bestselling author Gary Chapman (The 5 Love Languages) and followed by panels led by rights leaders, and reports from leading international publishers from Brazil, Netherlands, Korea, Germany, Phillipines, Italy, Colombia, and the United…

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Michelle Sanchez added to Leadership Summit roster for important dialogue on “being evangelical”

Michelle Sanchez added to Leadership Summit roster for important dialogue on “being evangelical” Michelle Sanchez, Executive Minister of Make and Deepen Disciples for the Evangelical Covenant Church denomination, will join David French (The Dispatch, TIME, “Divided We Fall”) and CT president/CEO Timothy Dalrymple in a webcast for ECPA publishers on “Being Evangelical in this Cultural Moment.”  The session is part of the ECPA Virtual Leadership Summit, scheduled for April 27-29 (10-12 central) and May 4-6 (10 & 1 central).  The program…

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In tribute to Harvest House author Dr. Robert Lesslie

In tribute to Harvest House author Dr. Robert Lesslie Eugene, Oregon—We at Harvest House Publishers are deeply heartbroken over the tragic news of the shooting deaths of Dr. Robert Lesslie, his dear wife Barbara, their grandchildren Adah and Noah, and another victim on April 7, 2021, in Rock Hill, South Carolina. Dr. Lesslie was special in many ways. Two characteristics that particularly stood out in our every interaction with him were his genuine love for people and his gracious humility….

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