Tyndale House Publishers releases four New Living Expressions gift products in the Spring of 2020

Tyndale House Publishers releases four New Living Expressions gift products in the Spring of 2020 Carol Steam, Ill. (January 6, 2020) — This spring, Tyndale House Publishers will release four new gift books from its Living Expressions line, designed to cultivate and encourage readers’ faith. This beautiful collection features titles for the questioning or committed believer, created to inform our daily time with God. These products will nurture souls with prayer, instill confidence in God’s character, and respond to our…

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Viral YouTube sensation Pastor Michael Todd releasing debut book, “Relationship Goals” 

Viral YouTube sensation Pastor Michael Todd releasing debut book, “Relationship Goals” Based on the Sermon Series of the same name with over 15 million views, book is a candid, inspiring guide to finding lasting love by getting real about relationship goals for dating, marriage, and sex COLORADO SPRINGS, Colo. – Michael Todd, the lead pastor of Transformation Church in Tulsa, OK, and a fresh and honest voice resonating with millions of people across the country is releasing his debut book, Relationship Goals: How to Win…

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NavPress to publish intimate collection of Eugene Peterson’s letters

NavPress to publish intimate collection of Eugene Peterson’s letters Letters to a Young Pastor: Timothy Conversations between Father and Son will feature letters from Peterson to his son Eric CAROL STREAM, ILL. (January 9, 2020) – NavPress (@NavPress) has announced that on June 9, 2020, it will release a collection of letters written by pastor/theologian Eugene H. Peterson.  Letters to a Young Pastor: Timothy Conversations between Father and Son (Hardcover, ISBN: 978-1-64158-111-0, $19.99), for the first time in print, will provide readers with an intimate look…

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Jeannie Gaffigan pens foreword to “Your Blue Flame” by Jennifer Fulwiler

Jeannie Gaffigan pens foreword to “Your Blue Flame” by Jennifer Fulwiler Jeannie Gaffigan, executive producer of The Jim Gaffigan Show and New York Times bestselling author of “When Life Gives You Pears,” praised Jennifer Fulwiler’s upcoming book in the foreword, writing: “In a book that is part The Artist’s Way and part ‘Change Your Life, I Changed Mine!’, Jennifer Fulwiler has a plan for you to find your true passion and to not let anything stand in your way.” Jennifer Fulwiler is a comedian, radio personality and mother…

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Bible Gateway interviews Greg Koukl, author of “Tactics”

Bible Gateway interviews Greg Koukl, author of “Tactics” How do you have a conversation with someone who is intent on proving Christianity wrong and won’t accept the Bible as a source of authority? How can you artfully regain control of discussions, keeping them moving forward in constructive ways, comfortably and graciously maneuvering through the minefields of a challenging dialogue to get people thinking about Jesus? Bible Gateway interviewed Gregory Koukl (@gregkoukl) about his book, “Tactics (2nd Edition): A Game Plan for Discussing…

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Jesus Calling Podcasts

Enneagram coach Beth McCord joins Jesus Calling podcast Beth McCord is passionate about helping others find meaningful relationships and a life of deep purpose using a tool called the Enneagram, a system of personality typing that describes the different ways people view the world and manage their emotions.  Beth shares how helpful it is to learn the motivations behind our actions and the actions of others, and when we do, we are better equipped to be kind to them —…

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Baker Publishing Group wins Christianity Today Awards

Baker Publishing Group wins Christianity Today Awards Ada, Mich. (January 7, 2020)—Christianity Today recently announced the winners of their 2020 Book Awards. Two Baker Publishing Group titles received top honors, and one title received an award of merit. Light from Distant Stars by Shawn Smucker was selected as the winner in the Fiction category, and On the Road with Saint Augustine by James K. A. Smith won the Spiritual Formation category. For the Life of the World by Miroslav Volf and Matthew Croasmun received an award of merit in the Theology/Ethics…

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“New Morning Mercies” surpasses 500,000 in print sales with Crossway

“New Morning Mercies” surpasses 500,000 in print sales with Crossway WHEATON, Ill.—Crossway is pleased to announce that New Morning Mercies: A Daily Gospel Devotional (Crossway, October 2014), by best-selling author Paul David Tripp, has surpassed 500,000 units in print sales. With daily readings full of gospel-centered encouragement, this devotional offers readers a burst of energy for their days that is more potent than a cup of strong coffee. Each reading begins with a compelling thought, followed by an extended meditation…

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ECPA releases the bestselling Christmas books in 2019

ECPA releases the bestselling Christmas books in 2019 Fresh off the Christmas season, the 2019 year in review also features the bestselling Christmas books in three categories: Nonfiction, Fiction, and Juvenile. The #1 book in Top 50 Christmas NonFiction bestsellers list was Jesus Calling for Christmas by Sarah Young (Thomas Nelson), followed by Christmas Ideals by Melinda Lee Rathjen (Ideals/Worthy Publishing). Abingdon dominated the nonfiction Christmas list with 28 of the Top 50 titles. View the bestselling Christmas 2019 titles

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2019 Year in Review: The bestselling books and Bibles of the year 

2019 Year in Review: The bestselling books and Bibles of the year For the second year in a row, Rachel Hollis’ mega hit Girl, Wash Your Face (Thomas Nelson) was the top selling book of the year, showing the staying power of this title, which also was the #8 bestselling book overall in the general market. Released in 1992, The 5 Love Languages by Gary Chapman (Moody Publishers) was the #2 book in 2019, also for the second year in a row. View…

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“Grace from the Rubble” receives starred review from Publishers Weekly

“Grace from the Rubble” receives starred review from Publishers Weekly Publishers Weekly recently gave Grace from the Rubble: Two Father’s Road to Reconciliation after the Oklahoma City Bombing a starred review, writing, “This incredible and empathetic story is a testament to the powers of forgiveness, fellowship, and redemption.” Written by Jeanne Bishop, Grace from the Rubble (Zondervan Books; April 14, 2020) releases just before the 25th anniversary of the Oklahoma City bombing and tells the story of Bud Welch, whose daughter Julie died in the bombing, and of…

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ECPA presents Sales Awards for milestones achieved

ECPA presents Sales Awards for milestones achieved ECPA recently awarded two PLATINUM Awards and one GOLD Award to WaterBrook and three BRONZE Awards to Crossway in recognition of the following sales milestones: God Gave Us Christmas by Lisa Tawn Bergren (WaterBrook) — Platinum Award for over 1 million sold Life Without Limits by Nick Vujicic (WaterBrook) — Platinum Award for over 1 million sold Fearless by Eric Blehm (WaterBrook) — Gold Award for over 500,000 sold None Like Him by…

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Reservations deadline for Christian Collective at Frankfurt Book Fair 2020 set for end of month

Reservations deadline for Christian Collective at Frankfurt Book Fair 2020 set for end of month ECPA members interested in having a booth with the ECPA Christian Collective at the Frankfurt Book Fair, held October 14-18, 2020, should contact ECPA by January 27, 2020.  ECPA has represented Christian publishers at the Frankfurt Book Fair each year for more than 20 years through a cooperative exhibit.  By sponsoring the exhibit space, ECPA is able to provide its member publishers with a complete set of services…

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ECPA welcomes new members

ECPA welcomes new members Minno Kids: Minno Kids develops books and Bibles that turn story time into faith-building moments. Millennial Media : Editorial and creative agency dedicated to helping ministries communicate the message of faith to the next generation. For more information on ECPA members and membership, visit ECPA.org.

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ECPA sets theme for annual Leadership Summit, May 5-6 in Nashville

ECPA sets theme for annual Leadership Summit, May 5-6 in Nashville ECPA’s annual Leadership Summit conference will take place May 5-6 at the Nashville Airport Marriott Hotel. Speakers and registration will be announced later this month.  The program theme will be WORDS CHANGE THE WORLD and will include these emphases: The role of evangelical Christian publishers in the U.S. and the world, especially as the perception the word “evangelicalism” continues to evolve; The need to protect, preserve, and celebrate the words you…

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