As evangelist Billy Graham turns 99, Zondervan announces definitive biography, ‘A Prophet with Honor’

As evangelist Billy Graham turns 99, Zondervan announces definitive biography, ‘A Prophet with Honor’ William Martin granted unprecedented access to document Graham’s life Grand Rapids, Mich., November 6, 2017 — This week marks beloved Evangelist Billy Graham’s 99th birthday on Nov. 7, and looking forward to his centennial celebration, Zondervan Publishing has announced plans to release “A Prophet with Honor: The Billy Graham Story,” by William Martin, in March 2018. Graham himself requested Martin for the project and granted him unprecedented access to…

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Jesus Calling Podcast

Author and activist, Christine Caine, joins Jesus Calling podcast to discuss new book Christine Caine is a writer, speaker and activist. Her story of healing came over many years as she lived in faith to recover from sexual abuse that happened in her childhood. Her latest book, a 365-Day devotional, called Unshakeable  (Zondervan), provides daily reminders that even in an unstable world, God always stands firm.  She is featured on the Jesus Calling podcast in the episode, Rising from the Ashes of Abuse. Thistle Farms…

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Bible Gateway Interviews

Bible Gateway interviews Sheila Walsh, author of “In the Middle of the Mess” How can the spiritual disciplines of confession, prayer, and Scripture meditation form a daily connection to Jesus to help women in their mental health struggles? In this Q&A, Sheila Walsh (@SheilaWalsh) talks about her book, In the Middle of the Mess: Strength for This Beautiful, Broken Life (Thomas Nelson, 2017). Read this interview Bible Gateway interviews Jack Alexander, author of “The God Guarantee” Why do we fear scarcity when…

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IVP Art Director honored with four 2017 Top Shelf Book Cover Awards

IVP Art Director honored with four 2017 Top Shelf Book Cover Awards WESTMONT, IL—InterVarsity Press is pleased to congratulate art director David Fassett for his work on four designs that were chosen for 2017 Top Shelf Book Cover Awards by the Evangelical Christian Publishers Association (ECPA). Judges chose sixteen books, one Bible, and a book of Psalms to represent the year’s best designs. Fassett received the most awards of all the designers represented. The Top Shelf Award program is managed…

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Chris Fabry recipient of two 2017 Christy Awards™

Chris Fabry recipient of two 2017 Christy Awards™ Tyndale Fiction Author Wins in General Fiction and Short Form Categories CAROL STREAM, Ill.—November 10, 2017—Tyndale House Publishers is pleased to announce that Tyndale fiction author Chris Fabry received two Christy Awards™ at the Christy Award Gala hosted by the Evangelical Christian Publishers Association (ECPA) on November 8. The Christy Awards celebrate excellence in Christian fiction and honor the power of story. The 18th annual Christy Award Gala was held at Lipscomb…

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Abingdon Press announces Robin Glennon as new Director of Trade Sales

Abingdon Press announces Robin Glennon as new Director of Trade Sales (Nashville, TN) – Abingdon Press has announced the promotion of Robin Glennon to Director of Trade Sales effective November 11. Glennon has over 20 years of experience in sales, marketing, and product development and most recently served at Abingdon Press as Key Accounts and Digital Sales Manager where she managed several of Abingdon Press’ largest trade customers. Her management of these key accounts resulted in year-over-year sustained sales growth. …

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ECPA Announces the Best Book Designs of the Year

ECPA ANNOUNCES THE BEST BOOK DESIGNS OF THE YEAR Eighteen titles awarded the Top Shelf Book Cover Design Award Media contact:  Stan Jantz, Executive Director, ECPA, 480-966-3998  sjantz@ecpa.org November 7, 2017, Nashville, Tenn. – ECPA announced the winners of the 2017 Top Shelf Book Cover Awards today at Lipscomb University during the opening session of ECPA PubU.  PubU keynote speaker GABE LYONS announced the winning covers among the nearly 250 Christian publishing professionals gathered for the event.  Renown Nashville-based letterpress…

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UFC superstar Cody Garbrandt announces book in advance of title fight on November 4th

UFC superstar Cody Garbrandt announces book in advance of title fight on November 4th (Nashville, Tenn.) November 2, 2017 – As a UFC fighter, Cody “No Love” Garbrandt knows what it’s like to win a fight – to face a challenger head on and defeat him blood, sweat, tears, and all. But for the 26-year-old MMA Bantamweight Champion ready to defend his title at Madison Square Garden on November 4th, it was his relationship with one boy fighting a very different…

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Bible Gateway Interviews

Bible Gateway interviews Jay Milbrandt, author of “They Came for Freedom” Do you see the Pilgrims as folksy people in funny hats? The true story of the Pilgrims’ great journey to America was one of courageous faith, daring escape, and tenuous survival. Theirs is the story of refugees who fled intense religious persecution. Bible Gateway interviewed Jay Milbrandt (@JayMilbrandt) about his book, They Came for Freedom: The Forgotten, Epic Adventure of the Pilgrims (Thomas Nelson, 2017). Read this interview.  

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“The Myth of Equality” earns spot among Publishers Weekly’s Top Books of 2017

“The Myth of Equality” earns spot among Publishers Weekly’s Top Books of 2017 WESTMONT, IL— InterVarsity Press is pleased to announce that The Myth of Equality: Uncovering the Roots of Injustice and Privilege by Ken Wytsma earned a spot in Publishers Weekly’s list of top one hundred books of 2017 as one of the five best religion titles of the year. “Such an unexpected blessing!” Wytsma said. Al Hsu, senior editor for IVP said, “I’m thrilled that Ken’s book has received this recognition. His…

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Baker & Taylor Publisher Services announces new Vice President of Client Services

Baker & Taylor Publisher Services announces new Vice President of Client Services Industry Veteran Jeff Tegge Joins Team Baker & Taylor Publisher Services, the premier provider of full-service sales and distribution for client publishers, has named Jeff Tegge its new vice president of client services. Tegge will focus on leveraging the full spectrum of Baker & Taylor and Follett solutions to achieve greater sales for BTPS publisher clients. He will also represent BTPS titles to the public library, K-12, and…

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Zondervan editor John Sloan to retire in December

Zondervan editor John Sloan to retire in December (Grand Rapids, MI) November 1, 2017—After a 34-year editorial career at Zondervan, John Sloan, senior executive editor, has announced his plan to retire, effective December 15, 2017. Sloan has been a key figure at Zondervan, acquiring and personally editing hundreds of books that have fostered spiritual growth, compelled readers to Christ, and changed lives. John has played a vital role in helping authors create bestselling content in books like What’s So Amazing about Grace by…

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FaithWords and JellyTelly announce a new Children’s book imprint

FaithWords and JellyTelly announce a new Children’s book imprint Nashville, TN, November 1, 2017 – FaithWords, a division of Hachette Book Group, and JellyTelly, a leading Children’s media company, have announced an innovative partnership to bring a new program of children’s books and Bibles for Christian Families to the marketplace. This is a unique collaboration between FaithWords, a leading publisher in the Christian Inspiration market and JellyTelly, a children’s media company resourcing and inspiring Christian parents every day through video…

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ECPA releases November’s list of bestsellers: New titles shine

Five of the Top 10 books in the November Top 50 Bestsellers list compiled by NPD BookScan are brand new releases, hitting the shelves (both real and virtual) on or after October 1. Debuting at #1 is Capital Gaines by Chip Gaines (Thomas Nelson) of Fixer Upper fame. Chip’s success story is for real. Not only is Fixer Upper the #1 home improvement show on television, but Chip and his wife Joanna have also built a thriving business that employs more than 600…

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Warner Press releases first book for longtime Church of God pastor

Warner Press releases first book for longtime Church of God pastor Anderson, Ind., October 26, 2017—Warner Press continues its strong relationship with the Church of God by publishing the first book of longtime pastor, Melissa Pratt.  Pratt’s new book, Impact, adds a new resource for women by a woman to the Warner Press repertoire. Impact shares how you can use your role as a disciple of Jesus to change and impact others’ lives for the better. “As believers in Christ,…

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