From His Own Physical and Spiritual Covid-19 Battle to Hope-Filled Ministry; Kevin Wallace Says God Can Turn Any Season into a Time of Blessing and Breakthrough ‘After This’ 

From His Own Physical and Spiritual Covid-19 Battle to Hope-Filled Ministry; Kevin Wallace Says God Can Turn Any Season into a Time of Blessing and Breakthrough ‘After This’ Lake Mary, FL – Pastor Kevin Wallace knows what seasonal storms look like. Whether launching an international ministry, founding an organization that helps care for sex trafficking victims, or leading a church family through one of this generation’s most difficult seasons– the Covid-19 pandemic – he has seen how easy it is for things…

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Sheila Walsh new picture book helps parents address children’s questions about God

Sheila Walsh new picture book helps parents address children’s questions about God Is God Still Awake? A Small Girl with a Big Question About God debuts Tuesday, Nov. 2 NASHVILLE, Tenn. (Oct. 19, 2021) – Having sold more than 5.5 million copies of books, bestselling author and TV host Sheila Walsh now is releasing a new children’s picture book, Is God Still Awake? A Small Girl with a Big Question About God, available wherever books are sold Tuesday, Nov. 2. Kids have questions….

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Ligonier Ministries partners with the Rosemary Jensen Bible Foundation to send 100,000 Reformation Study Bibles to Christians in Africa by 2028

Ligonier Ministries partners with the Rosemary Jensen Bible Foundation to send 100,000 Reformation Study Bibles to Christians in Africa by 2028 ORLANDO, Fla., Oct. 20, 2021 — Ligonier Ministries is expanding its campaign to distribute free copies of the Reformation Study Bible to pastors, teachers, and students in ten African countries. Having originally planned to deliver 36,000 study Bibles by 2028, this outreach has considerably outpaced its initial target, with a total of 30,000 expected to be distributed by the end of October 2021….

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Lebanese publisher receives MAI Global Publishing Award

Lebanese publisher receives MAI Global Publishing Award October 20, 2021 – Media Associates International is pleased to announce Dar Manhal Al Hayat publishing house in Lebanon as the recipient of our 2021 Robert B. Reekie Global Publisher Award. Named after MAI founding President Robert B. Reekie, this annual award recognizes the ministry excellence of a Christian publisher serving in a challenging context to provide valuable spiritual resources for its readers.  The award comes with a cash gift made possible by…

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ECPA member Books International announces it is carbon balanced

ECPA member Books International announces it is carbon balanced Books International (BI) is pleased to announce its membership in Carbon Balanced Paper (CBP), a program administered by Sustainable Paper Group in association with global conservation charity World Land Trust. A paper becomes “carbon balanced” when the average emissions associated with its production are offset by World Land Trust conservation efforts. CBP follows the principles of REDD+ (Reduced Emissions from Deforestation and Forest Degradation), now recognized as one of the most effective and…

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Independent Publishers Group acquires United Independent Distributors

Independent Publishers Group acquires United Independent Distributors CHICAGO, IL— Independent Publishers Group (US–based IPG) is pleased to announce that it has acquired UK–based United Independent Distributors (UID). This international acquisition includes Eurospan, the UK’s leading sales and marketing agency for international academic and professional publishers, and the distribution centers, Marston, Orca, and Turpin. This expands on IPG’s core business of providing publisher services to high quality independent publishers from around the world. “This historic merger provides exciting new opportunities to expand the global reach of independent publishers on…

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IVP and Regent College honor the life and work of Donald M. Lewis, respected professor and historian

IVP and Regent College honor the life and work of Donald M. Lewis, respected professor and historian VANCOUVER, BC—IVP author and beloved Regent College professor Dr. Donald Munro Lewis, seventy-one, passed away unexpectedly from cardiac arrest on Tuesday, October 19, 2021. Lewis taught and served in various roles at Regent College for forty years, most notably as professor of church history. “In the normal hubbub of our college life, Don was a kind of fixed point of reference,” said Regent…

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Joel Osteen in upcoming media appearances on release of new book with FaithWords

Joel Osteen in upcoming media appearances on release of new book with FaithWords New York Times bestselling author and Lakewood Church pastor Joel Osteen shares how to overcome what is holding you back in his new book, “You Are Stronger Than You Think,” (FaithWords).  Joel will appear on the Dr. Phil and Tamron Hall shows to share his encouraging advice. More…

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Can God Save Me From A Horrible Place? Christi Paul on Jesus Calling Podcast

Can God Save Me From A Horrible Place? Christi Paul on Jesus Calling Podcast CNN anchor Christi Paul recently joined the Jesus Calling Podcast to share how she dealt with an abusive spouse and didn’t know where to turn, until she was at the end of her rope and a verse from Proverbs brought her hope that she could trust God to find a way out—not her own understanding. Paul’s book, “Love Isn’t Supposed to Hurt,” is available from Tyndale House Publishers. More…

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Bestselling author Kimberly Daniels encourages Christians to ‘Pray Out Loud’ for spiritual revival in new book

Bestselling author Kimberly Daniels encourages Christians to ‘Pray Out Loud’ for spiritual revival in new book LAKE MARY, FL—Today the church is living in times of great discrimination. There is a rise of interest groups who speak out against Christianity, and Christians are drawing inward for prayer in privacy. In her latest book, Pray Out Loud: Your Voice Can Change the Atmosphere (ISBN-13: 978-1-62999-762-9, Charisma House), bestselling author Kimberly Daniels is reassuring Christians to boldly confess their prayers out in the open. Daniels says, “People…

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Kirkdale Press expands trade line in 2022

Kirkdale Press expands trade line in 2022 Bellingham, WA—Lexham Press is pleased to announce a lineup of new books from its trade imprint, Kirkdale Press.  Three key titles are scheduled for early 2022, with others planned for later in the year. Jesus and Gender: Living as Sisters and Brothers in Christ by Elyse M. Fitzpatrick and Eric Schumacher promotes a Christ-centered vision for gender that emphasizes unity and mutual support. Faith in the Wilderness: Words of Exhortation from the Chinese…

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Jesus Calling® podcast awarded international w3 Gold award for digital excellence

Jesus Calling® podcast awarded international w3 Gold award for digital excellence Winning Episode Features Baseball Great Darryl Strawberry and Oklahoma City Bombing Survivor Amy Downs NASHVILLE, TENN. (October 17, 2021)  The Jesus Calling Podcast received an international Gold Award for Digital Excellence as a part of the 16th Annual w3 Awards selected by the Academy of Interactive and Visual Arts. The Jesus Calling Podcast, which has garnered more than 8 million downloads, was created as a result of the success of…

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ECPA Art of Writing program tackles mental health for creatives in upcoming webinar

ECPA Art of Writing program tackles mental health for creatives in upcoming webinar This Thursday, The Christy Award® Art of Writing program will feature a session on “Emotional, Spiritual, and Mental Health for Creatives” with credentialed speakers in mental health:  Holly Oxhandler PhD, LMSW (The Soul of the Helper); Diana Gruver MA, Gordon-Conwell (Companions in the Darkness); and Sarah J. Robinson (I Love Jesus, But I Want to Die).  They will share strategies for writing from a place of courage. …

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Sarah Young joins the Jesus Calling Podcast: Jesus listens when we pray

Sarah Young joins the Jesus Calling Podcast: Jesus listens when we pray Sarah Young, the writer of Jesus Calling, Jesus Always, and a new book of daily prayers called Jesus Listens recently joined the Jesus Calling Podcast. Sarah takes us all the way back to her early years and shares how she began writing in her prayer journals. Young’s new devotional, Jesus Listens, is available from Thomas Nelson. More…

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Bible Gateway interviews Lee Strobel, author of “The Case for Heaven”

Bible Gateway interviews Lee Strobel, author of “The Case for Heaven” If Heaven is real, what’s it like? How will we spend our time there? And what does it mean to see God face to face? Does the consideration of Heaven stand up to intense investigative scrutiny?  Bible Gateway interviewed Lee Strobel about his book and 5-session video study, The Case for Heaven: A Journalist Investigates Evidence for Life After Death (Zondervan, 2021). Read this interview.

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