Lexham Press launches Children’s books line

Lexham Press launches Children’s books line BELLINGHAM, WA—Beginning in early 2022, Lexham Press will publish their first children’s books, launching the FatCat series. The first title, The Apostles’ Creed: For All God’s Children, will release in February 2022. This full-color illustrated book will inspire children aged 4-8 to understand and delight in the church’s ancient confession of faith. Todd Hains, editor at Lexham Press, said, “Christian parents want to raise their children in the faith, but many feel inadequate to…

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The Christy Award® fall events to feature director & creator of ‘The Chosen’ series, Dallas Jenkins

The Christy Award® fall events to feature director & creator of ‘The Chosen’ series, Dallas Jenkins ECPA has announced the online program for The Christy Award® which include webcasts announcing the finalists and winners of the industry’s top award for Christian fiction. Dallas Jenkins, famed director and creator of ‘The Chosen’ series, will be the featured speaker in the Christy Award Gala webcast on October 28, which will also include Book of the Year author Amanda Dykes (Whose Waves These Are), bestselling author Chris Fabry…

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Dr. Tom Phillips on Jesus Calling Podcast: Wherever God leads, I’m going

Dr. Tom Phillips on Jesus Calling Podcast: Wherever God leads, I’m going Dr. Tom Phillips recently joined the Jesus Calling Podcast to share how finding our way in life can be challenging, overwhelming, and discouraging. The path may seem clear at times, and then others, we feel pushed in a direction that may not feel comfortable or familiar. The only thing that we can trust is that God will show us the way and we must step out in faith to find…

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Bible Gateway Video presents a conversation with Thomas Nelson and Zondervan about Bible journaling

Bible Gateway Video presents a conversation with Thomas Nelson and Zondervan about Bible journaling The centuries-old practice of illuminating scriptural pages with artwork and calligraphy is taking on new meaning. Modern printed Bibles are now available with wide margins and extra pages specifically for the purpose of offering people the opportunity to customize their Bible reading with their own personal artistry. In this video, Melinda Bouma, publisher, Zondervan Bibles, and Philip Nation, publisher, Thomas Nelson Bibles, discuss the trend of…

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Lisa Osteen Comes pens new book: IT’S ON THE WAY: Don’t Give Up on Your Dreams and Prayers

Lisa Osteen Comes pens new book: IT’S ON THE WAY: Don’t Give Up on Your Dreams and Prayers Lisa Osteen Comes assures readers the blessing you believe God has promised to you, and the dreams you have been anticipating…are on the way! In IT’S ON THE WAY! (FaithWords, August 24, 2021, ISBN: 9781546015963), Lisa Osteen Comes reminds readers that during these inevitable times in our lives, God is faithful and our current season is temporary. Lisa teaches readers how to press through…

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Award-winning singer/songwriter and author Ellie Holcomb announces her first devotional book

Award-winning singer/songwriter and author Ellie Holcomb announces her first devotional book FIGHTING WORDS – 100 DAYS OF SPEAKING TRUTH INTO THE DARKNESS (B&H PUBLISHING GROUP) OCTOBER 2021 Fighting Words – 100 Days of Speaking Truth into the Darkness (B&H Publishing – ISBN 9781087747798) NASHVILLE, TENN. (AUGUST 17, 2021) Singer-songwriter and author Ellie Holcomb announces the upcoming release of her first devotional book: Fighting Words – 100 Days of Speaking Truth into the Darkness (B&H Publishing), on October 15, 2021. Named after one of her hit songs, “Fighting…

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Good Morning America’s Eva Pilgrim and her Frenchie, Walter introduce kids to a new adventure in kindness

Good Morning America’s Eva Pilgrim and her Frenchie, Walter introduce kids to a new adventure in kindness New children’s book, “Walter Does His Best: A Frenchie Adventure in Kindness and Muddy Paws” debuts Sept. 7, 2021 NASHVILLE, Tenn. (Aug. 18, 2021) – The effort to be kind and books on kindness continue to be very relevant in the parent-child spaces. Soon to be a mother herself, “Good Morning America’s” Eva Pilgrim hopes her French Bulldog Walter can teach little humans this…

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Top Shelf Book Cover Award submission deadline nears: August 31

Top Shelf Book Cover Award submission deadline nears: August 31 ECPA publishers are invited to nominate their best book and Bible designs to the Top Shelf Book Cover Award program. The program celebrates the year’s best book designs in Christian publishing and is judged each year by top designers in the industry. Submissions are accepted until August 31 for books or Bibles released for public sale between June 2020 and August 2021. Winners will be announced on November 12 at the close of the upcoming PubU…

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Top authors tackle ‘Crisis of Brokenness’ in the Church

Top authors tackle ‘Crisis of Brokenness’ in the Church After cascade of moral failures among Christian leaders, new book by authors Josh McDowell and Ben Bennett says it’s possible to find freedom from emotional, relational hurts PLANO, Texas, Aug. 11, 2021 — Ravi Zacharias, Carl Lentz, and Josh Duggar are the latest in a string of ministry leaders whose “secret sin” illustrates the “crisis of brokenness” in the church, two accomplished Christian authors claim. In the soon-to-be-released book Free to Thrive, authors…

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Tyndale Momentum releases “Hang On, Let Go” from bestselling author Frank Viola

Tyndale Momentum releases “Hang On, Let Go” from bestselling author Frank Viola Carol Stream, Ill. (August 12, 2021)— Tyndale Momentum, nonfiction imprint of Tyndale House Publishers, will release Hang On, Let Go: What to Do When Your Dreams Are Shattered and Life Is Falling Apart by bestselling author Frank Viola on August 17th, 2021. Written out of a barrage of trials in his own life and the lives of his friends, Hang On, Let Go is Viola’s storm-tested insight into braving the inevitable struggles we all face…

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Randy Newman, C.S. Lewis scholar and evangelist, shares insights for outreach in new book

Randy Newman, C.S. Lewis scholar and evangelist, shares insights for outreach in new book CHARLOTTE, NC– There is only one C.S. Lewis, but through his new book evangelist and scholar Randy Newman skillfully helps readers to apply the methods Lewis used as they seek to share Jesus with those around them. Mere Evangelism (The Good Book Company, August 2021) inspires readers with insights found in Lewis’ famous radio talks, books, and personal writings. Rather than serving as an academic overview…

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Tyndale House Publishers Wander imprint to re-release Dragons in Our Midst Series by Bryan Davis

Tyndale House Publishers Wander imprint to re-release Dragons in Our Midst Series by Bryan Davis Carol Stream, Ill. (August 11, 2021) — Tyndale House Publishers (@tyndalehouse) will re-release the four-book Dragons in Our Midst series by Bryan Davis on October 5, 2021. Titles including Raising Dragons, The Candlestone, Circles of Seven, and Tears of a Dragon, are contemporary fantasy novels that inspire young people to dig deep within to find their God-given strengths and use them to overcome any obstacle. The story line follows protagonists…

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“Redeeming Love” helmed by D.J. Caruso to be released by Universal Pictures early 2022

“Redeeming Love” helmed by D.J. Caruso to be released by Universal Pictures early 2022 Film Adaptation Based On Francine Rivers’ International Best-Selling Novel UNIVERSAL CITY, CA (August 10, 2021) – Nthibah Pictures, Mission Pictures and Pinnacle Peak Pictures have partnered with Universal Pictures to handle distribution of REDEEMING LOVE in U.S. and Canadian theaters. Directed by D.J. Caruso (xXx: RETURN OF XANDER CAGE), it stars Abigail Cowen (Fate: The Winx Saga, Sabrina), Tom Lewis (GENTLEMAN JACK), Logan Marshall Green (UPGRADE,…

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ECPA welcomes new member

ECPA welcomes new member ECPA welcomes Two Words Publishing as a Small Press Associate. Two Words Publishing exists to expand the reach of the Gospel and strengthen the Church by publishing and producing audiobooks. “Two Words” is representative of the first two words all Christians desire to hear from God when entering eternity, “Well Done.” More…

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YTD Christian retailer sales up 11% (2021 vs 2019)

YTD Christian retailer sales up 11% (2021 vs 2019) (August 11, 2021) – As our world continues to establish a new definition for normal —The Parable Group continues to analyze data and provide insights into the sales and performance within the Christian retailing industry. Drawing on nightly sales and inventory data reported to ParableConnect from over 250 retailers, the following findings include national U.S. representation across independent Christian retailers from all major marketing groups. Same store sales in January to…

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