Sheila Walsh on Jesus Calling Podcast: God’s antidote to shame is grace

Sheila Walsh on Jesus Calling Podcast: God’s antidote to shame is grace Sheila Walsh is a spiritual leader to many, yet she battled depression at the height of her success. She recently joined the Jesus Calling Podcast to share how she realized that she needed God’s love through other people to help her find herself again. Walsh’s children’s book, “Is God Still Awake?,” is available from Thomas Nelson. More…

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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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Beth Moore and Melissa Moore named 2022 Christian Book Award® winners in Bible Study category

Beth Moore and Melissa Moore named 2022 Christian Book Award® winners in Bible Study category CAROL STREAM, Ill.—May 5, 2022—Tyndale House Publishers and Living Proof Ministries are pleased to announce that Beth Moore and Melissa Moore’s Now That Faith Has Come: A Study of Galatians has been named a Christian Book Award winner in the Bible Study category. This deep dive into Paul’s captivating letter to the Galatians provides both its original context and timeless relevance. The Christian Book Award honors excellence in Bibles and…

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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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HarperCollins Christian Publishing wins six 2022 Christian Book Awards

HarperCollins Christian Publishing wins six 2022 Christian Book Awards Thirteen titles across eight categories honored as finalists  (Nashville, Tenn.) May 6, 2022 — HarperCollins Christian Publishing (HCCP) congratulates its authors and publishing teams who were honored with six 2022 Christian Book Awards. These awards are presented annually by the Evangelical Christian Publishing Association (ECPA) and honor the “best of the year” in Christian books and Bibles. This year marked the first in-person awards ceremony since 2020 and was held on May 3,…

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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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Baker Books appoints new executive editor

Baker Books appoints new executive editor Ada, Mich. (May 2, 2022)—Baker Books, a division of Baker Publishing Group, is pleased to announce that Stephanie Duncan Smith is being promoted to executive editor effective May 1, 2022. Stephanie joined the Baker Books team in March 2021, bringing over thirteen years of experience with her. She previously served as the associate publisher of the Zondervan Books team, and prior to that managed the digital content strategy for Relevant magazine and Barna Group. Rebekah Guzman,…

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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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R.T. Kendall illuminates the life of the prophet Elisha and his ministry to provide insight to Spirit-empowered living

R.T. Kendall illuminates the life of the prophet Elisha and his ministry to provide insight to Spirit-empowered living Lake Mary, FL— Bestselling Author, Speaker, and Trusted Theologian, R.T. Kendall’s newest and perhaps most intriguing book, Double Anointing: Lessons to be Learned From Elisha (Charisma House, ISBN-13: 978-1-63641-124-8), examines the life of the prophet Elisha, a man who asked for and received a double portion of the prophet Elijah’s anointing, and offers distilled wisdom about both the obstacles and victories Elisha experienced through his abundant anointing. Double…

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Tony and Lauren Dungy to release “Uncommon Influence” with Compassion International and Tyndale in August

Tony and Lauren Dungy to release “Uncommon Influence” with Compassion International and Tyndale in August Carol Stream, Ill. (April 29, 2022) — Tyndale House Publishers (@tyndalehouse) announced today that Lauren and Tony Dungy have penned a new book, Uncommon Influence, to release from Tyndale House Publishers and Compassion International in August. In their new book, Tony and Lauren Dungy remind readers that in order to live our fullest life, we need to be prepared to say yes to the opportunities God puts in…

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Beth Moore, bestselling author and beloved Bible teacher, to release memoir with Tyndale Momentum in 2023

Beth Moore, bestselling author and beloved Bible teacher, to release memoir with Tyndale Momentum in 2023 Carol Stream, Ill. (April 26, 2022) — Tyndale House Publishers (@tyndalehouse) announced today that bestselling author, Bible teacher, and founder of Living Proof Ministries, Beth Moore, has penned her memoir, All My Knotted-Up Life, to release in April 2023. All My Knotted-Up Life is Moore’s reflective, often humorous memoir detailing her tumultuous childhood in Arkansas and Texas, experiences that impacted her youth and her call to ministry, her…

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IVP Academic announces new associate editor

IVP Academic announces new associate editor WESTMONT, IL—InterVarsity Press (IVP) has announced that Rachel Hastings has been appointed associate editor for IVP Academic. Hastings joined IVP in 2021 as assistant project editor and was soon promoted to associate project editor for trade books. In the role of associate editor for IVP Academic she will be leading acquisitions and the development of academic books in biblical studies and related fields. “Rachel has already been working on a number of academic titles this year, and…

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Firebrand Technologies offers webinar for ECPA members on May 17

Firebrand Technologies offers webinar for ECPA members on May 17 On May 17, Firebrand Technologies will host a webinar on “Mastering Metadata Cleanup: How to approach a major overhaul or a minor update,” with Joshua Tallent to walk you through the best practices, tips, tricks, and processes that lead to a successful metadata cleanup project, using real world examples from the Christian market.  Firebrand’s discount for ECPA members will also be discussed. Register

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