Paraclete adds Megory Anderson’s “Sacred Dying Journal” to extensive list of pastoral care resources

Paraclete adds Megory Anderson’s “Sacred Dying Journal” to extensive list of pastoral care resources This ecumenical book is being praised as a “tool to assist us in reflecting upon and expressing our wishes around dying,” by Sr. Maryann Lucy, OP, of the Sinsinawa Dominican Sisters of Wisconsin, and as “a gift that opens the heart to the deeper personal mysteries of death and dying,” by Barry R. Howe, retired Bishop of the Episcopal Diocese of West Missouri. Sacred Dying Journal by Megory Anderson, PhD,…

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Bible Gateway Interviews

Bible Gateway interviews Adam Weber, author of ‘Talking with God’ Prayer seems like it should be so simple. Yet, when it comes to actually praying, often it feels awkward and complicated. What do you say when you don’t know how to pray? In time for the National Day of Prayer May 4, Bible Gateway interviewed Adam Weber (@adamweber) about his book, Talking with God: What to Say When You Don’t Know How to Pray (WaterBrook, 2017). Read this interview Bible Gateway interviews Trent Sheppard,…

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‘The Case for Christ’ opens in Box Office Top 10; Sets 40% boost in theaters for Easter week

‘The Case for Christ’ opens in Box Office Top 10; Sets 40% boost in theaters for Easter week Feature Film Version of Lee Strobel’s Best-Selling Book Rates a Rare A+ CinemaScore on Opening Weekend SCOTTSDALE, ARIZ.—April 10, 2017—THE CASE FOR CHRIST—the feature film based on Lee Strobel’s best-selling book of the same name—with an A+ CinemaScore drew $3.9 million box office in its opening weekend, ranking in the weekend’s top 10 films. With that strong showing, producers are expanding THE CASE…

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Bible Gateway Interviews Zac Hicks, author of The Worship Pastor: A Call to Ministry for Worship Leaders and Teams

Bible Gateway Interviews Zac Hicks, author of The Worship Pastor: A Call to Ministry for Worship Leaders and Teams Leading worship is more than a performance; it’s about shaping souls and making disciples. How does the Bible offer a clear guide to leading worship? Bible Gateway interviewed Zac Hicks (@zachicks) about his book, The Worship Pastor: A Call to Ministry for Worship Leaders and Teams (Zondervan, 2016). Read this interview.  

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ECPA Announces Nine Categories for 2017 program of The Christy Award™

ECPA Announces Nine Categories for 2017 program of The Christy Award™ Industry’s premiere Christian Fiction Award program to accept submissions  March 1-31 FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE  (PHOENIX, ARIZ., January 24, 2017) ECPA and The Christy Award™ advisory board have announced nine submission categories for The Christy Award, the industry’s award program for recognizing excellence in Christian Fiction.  Nominations will be accepted March 1-31 in these categories: GENERAL (includes women’s fiction and non-genre) CONTEMPORARY ROMANCE HISTORICAL ROMANCE HISTORICAL MYSTERY/SUSPENSE/THRILLER VISIONARY (includes fantasy and apocalyptic) FIRST…

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Zondervan signs “Chewbacca Mom” Candace Payne for multi-book deal

Zondervan signs “Chewbacca Mom” Candace Payne for multi-book deal Viral star opens up about journey through poverty, shame and depression; shares her secrets to maintaining joy and embracing freedom in the midst of life’s challenges GRAND RAPIDS, Mich., January 17, 2017— Zondervan announced today the signing of a multi-book deal with Candace Payne, who is frequently referred to as “Chewbacca Mom.” The first book will release November 7, 2017 with a national media and multi-city book signing tour.  Payne shared the news…

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Bible Gateway Interviews

Bible Gateway interviews Christopher Hudson, author of Self-Guided Tour of the Bible What if you could approach the Bible at your own pace, starting and stopping as you would in a world-class museum: reading individual exhibits, observing colorful displays, and gaining an overall understanding as you proceed? Bible Gateway interviewed Christopher Hudson (@ReadEngageApply) about his book, Self-Guided Tour of the Bible: Maps, Charts, Timelines, Simple Overviews (Rose Publishing, 2016). Read this interview. Bible Gateway interviews authors of The Quick-Start Guide to the Whole Bible Reading…

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ECPA Publishes Bestselling Christmas Titles of the Season

ECPA Publishes Bestselling Christmas Titles of the Season Top 25 Christmas Nonfiction: 1.  Because of Bethlehem by Max Lucado (Thomas Nelson) 2.  Because of Bethlehem: An Adult Coloring Book by Max Lucado (Thomas Nelson) 3.  The Redemption of Scrooge by Matt Rawle (Abingdon Press) 4.  All Is Bright: An Adult Coloring Book by Nancy Guthrie (Tyndale Momentum) 5.  O Holy Night: An Adult Coloring Book (Passio/Charisma House) See the rest of the Christmas Nonfiction list at ChristianBookExpo.com Top 15 Christmas Fiction: 1.  A Baxter Family Christmas by Karen…

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Behind the Scenes with Beloved Sports Journalist and “Inside the NBA” Host Ernie Johnson, Jr.

Behind the Scenes with Beloved Sports Journalist and “Inside the NBA” Host Ernie Johnson, Jr. New Autobiography, “UNSCRIPTED: The Unpredictable Moments that Make Life Extraordinary,” delves into private life and fatherhood; Scheduled to release April 2017 CONTACT: Kerry Gardner 865.621.0320 Kerry@ChoicePublicity.com “Truth is, I have started and failed to finish many books. But I finished UNSCRIPTED in three days, which in and of itself is a major thing for me. But more importantly it’s a testament to this: Never will I…

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Partners Expand Growing Global Reach of Kingstone Bible

Partners Expand Growing Global Reach of Kingstone Bible The Iranian Bible Society in Diaspora, Voice of the Martyrs, Trans World Radio, numerous Bible Societies, and New Tribes Mission are among the partners expanding the global reach of the Kingstone Bible. Arabic, Farsi, Turkish, Russian, Bengali, Hindi, Nepali, French, Mandarin, Dutch, Indonesian, Syrian Turkmen, and Papiamento are among some of the newest languages licensing and translating the Kingstone Bible. New Tribes Mission, which works in 353 tribal groups, is beginning to…

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FrontGate Media Launches The FrontGate Blogger Network

FrontGate Media Launches The FrontGate Blogger Network New program combines blog reviews with lead capture to deliver impressions AND people to clients Media Contact Lori Heiselman – 714-553-5181 Lori@FrontGateMedia.com Orange County, CA – After beta testing this hybrid concept, FrontGate Media, the leading faith-based marketing service and media group, announced today the launch of the FrontGate Blogger Network. Responding to the requests and needs of FrontGate clients seeking to reach the Christian audience, The FrontGate Blogger Network is made up of 80 hand-picked…

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Bible Gateway Interviews

Bible Gateway Interviews Dr. C. Ivan Spencer, author of Tweetable Nietzsche Though he died in 1900, Friedrich Nietzsche’s philosophical sway on modern thinking persists, inspiring numerous movements that weave the tapestries of contemporary culture: existentialism, theology, nihilistic culture, Nazism, 20th century film and art, atheism, ethical egoism, deconstruction, the hermeneutics of suspicion, and the postmodern age. His stark prophecy that “God is dead, and we killed him” thrives in this accelerating secular age where postmodernists lionize him as a prophetic voice…

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Bible Gateway Interviews Jennifer Rothschild, author of 66 Ways God Loves You

Bible Gateway Interviews Jennifer Rothschild, author of 66 Ways God Loves You You know the Bible to be instructive, historical, poetic. Have you also considered it to be an incredible love letter? That every book of the Bible reflects God’s love for its readers? Bible Gateway interviewed Jennifer Rothschild (@jennrothschild) about her book, 66 Ways God Loves You: Experiencing God’s Love for You in Every Book of the Bible (Thomas Nelson, 2016). Read this interview.

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Rush to Press: Week of May 23, 2016

Zondervan promotes Jesse Hillman to VP of Marketing for Church and Academic Publishing Zondervan has announced the promotion of Jesse Hillman to vice-president of marketing for the Church, Academic, Reference, and Reflective (CARR) publishing team. Hillman has been leading the marketing strategy for Zondervan’s CARR team for more than five years, successfully launching new initiatives that engage scholars, pastors, church leaders, and students who are serious about the Bible, theology, and ministry-related disciplines. WaterBrook & Multnomah announces promotion and hire…

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Discovery House’s Our Daily Bread for Kids Named Finalist for the 2016 Christian Book Awards®

Discovery House’s Our Daily Bread for Kids Named Finalist for the 2016 Christian Book Awards® For more information contact: John van der Veen (616) 974-2775 john.vanderveen@odb.org Grand Rapids, MI—Discovery House is pleased to announce that Our Daily Bread for Kids: 365 Meaningful Moments with God is a finalist in the Children’s category for the 2016 Christian Book Awards® of the Evangelical Christian Publishers Association (ECPA). The 35 finalists in 7 categories were selected by independent judges from more than 250 entries. Winners will be…

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