IVP and Seminary Now announce launch of new online educational platform

IVP and Seminary Now announce launch of new online educational platform WESTMONT, IL­-InterVarsity Press (IVP) is pleased to announce the general-market release of Seminary Now (www.seminarynow.com), a new subscription-based online educational platform that gives pastors and lay church leaders access to on-demand video courses and certification programs from leading teachers and seminaries. IVP is the premier publishing partner for the platform, which launched in beta this spring and is now available for wide release. “I continue to be deeply grateful for the…

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IVP launches the AND Campaign’s book, “Compassion (&) Conviction” alongside “Books on Politics & Government” webpage

IVP launches the AND Campaign’s book, “Compassion (&) Conviction” alongside “Books on Politics & Government” webpage WESTMONT, IL—As the country moves into the 2020 election season InterVarsity Press has announced that it is releasing and providing resources to equip voters in understanding as well as engaging the issues of our day from a faith perspective. On Tuesday, July 21, IVP will release Compassion (&) Conviction: The AND Campaign’s Guide to Faithful Civic Engagement, which will be included among the titles on the newly…

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IVP announces Series on the Church Year that brings together diverse voices and backgrounds

IVP announces Series on the Church Year that brings together diverse voices and backgrounds WESTMONT, IL— Esau McCaulley, assistant professor of New Testament at Wheaton College, has signed a contract with InterVarsity Press to be the editor for a new series tentatively titled The Fullness of Time: A Journey Through the Church Year. The first two books in the series will release in Winter 2022. McCaulley said, “Our hope is that The Fullness of Time series introduces to some and reinvigorates in…

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InterVarsity Press and CT Creative Studios announce release of The Disrupters Podcast

InterVarsity Press and CT Creative Studios announce release of The Disrupters Podcast InterVarsity Press and CT Creative Studios are pleased to announce the February 3 release date of The Disrupters, a joint collaboration and podcast series hosted by Fr. Esau McCaulley. “Working with Esau McCaulley and IVP on The Disrupters has been an exhilarating experience,” said Richard Clark, producer of The Disrupters, and branded content and partnerships manager for CT. “We’ve put our heads together to create something I’ve never seen before: a podcast by two legacy…

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Send Institute selects three IVP titles for Top 10 Church Planting Related Books from 2019

Send Institute selects three IVP titles for Top 10 Church Planting Related Books from 2019 WESTMONT, IL—Send Institute, a think tank for evangelism and church planting in North America, has included three InterVarsity Press titles on its list of Top 10 Church Planting Related Books from 2019. Daniel Yang, director of Send Institute, said, “These books capture how some leaders are responding to the church planting challenges and opportunities in the 21st century.” The IVP books that made the Send Institute…

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IVP receives two Gospel Coalition 2019 Book Awards

IVP receives two Gospel Coalition 2019 Book Awards WESTMONT, IL—With nearly three hundred books reviewed each year between their academic journal Themelios and their regular book review section, The Gospel Coalition has chosen two IVP titles among its top twelve books of the year. The Gospel Coalition 2019 Book Awards went to He Descended to the Dead and A Big Gospel in Small Places. TGC editor Ivan Mesa said, “At the end of each year we take stock of the most helpful titles across various…

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IVP contracts leadership book with president emeritus of World Vision US

IVP contracts leadership book with president emeritus of World Vision US WESTMONT, IL—Richard Stearns, president emeritus of World Vision US and the author of The Hole in Our Gospel, has signed a contract with InterVarsity Press for a leadership book that will release in 2021. Stearns was the longest-serving president in World Vision’s history from 1998–2018. He joined World Vision US to follow what he felt was a distinct call from God on his life, leaving a corporate career that included…

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IVP to serve as premiere publishing partner for online educational platform

IVP to serve as premiere publishing partner for online educational platform WESTMONT, IL — InterVarsity Press (IVP) is pleased to announce a new partnership with Seminary Now (www.seminarynow.com), a subscription-based educational platform that gives pastors and lay church leaders access to video courses and certification programs from leading teachers and seminaries. As a way to continue extending its reach into the higher education marketplace and create new forms of content to meet the ever-changing needs of its customers, IVP will be the premiere…

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IVP releases book by United States presidential candidate

IVP releases book by United States presidential candidate On Tuesday, November 5, InterVarsity Press will be launching its first book by a United States independent presidential candidate. Mark Charles, and coauthor Soong-Chan Rah, will be releasing Unsettling Truths: The Ongoing, Dehumanizing Legacy of the Doctrine of Discovery. A recent Publishers Weekly starred review described the book this way: “This sobering critique presents a disturbing yet welcome analysis of how the Doctrine of Discovery has split American church and society along racial lines, and…

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ECPA board chair Byron Williamson transitions out of role

ECPA board chair Byron Williamson transitions out of role ECPA announces board reassignments:  Jeff Crosby to fulfill chair term ECPA board chair Byron Williamson has decided to transition out of Hachette | Nashville, effective October 1. “I’m blessed in almost every way possible, among them the opportunity to serve on the board at least four times through decades past,” said Williamson. One year ago, Hachette acquired Worthy Publishing, founded by Williamson in 2009. ECPA president Stan Jantz remarked, “I have…

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IVP announces personnel changes for future growth and initiatives

IVP announces personnel changes for future growth and initiatives WESTMONT, IL – Over the past two fiscal years IVP has seen a 27 percent increase in sales. In a recent Publishers Weekly article, IVP Publisher Jeff Crosby explained the growth: “It has not been a single book nor a single customer; not a single segment or single new strategy; not the addition of one or two new team members or author acquisitions. Instead, it has been the accumulation of many years of…

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IVP announces new branding, logo redesigns

IVP announces new branding, logo redesigns WESTMONT, IL—As it nears its seventy-fifth year of publishing, IVP is pleased to announce a brand and logo redesign to carry them into the next decade. With this redesign, IVP desired to celebrate their legacy while also leading the way in beauty and relevance within the publishing field. IVP’s current branding and logo have been in place since 2006, and after gathering feedback from over four hundred fans, the creative team at IVP updated…

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InterVarsity Press to publish Alabaster Devotional Series: Study Bibles for an Instagram generation

InterVarsity Press to publish Alabaster Devotional Series: Study Bibles for an Instagram generation WESTMONT, IL—Brian Chung and Bryan Ye-Chung of Alabaster Co. have signed a contract to partner with InterVarsity Press (IVP) on the Alabaster Devotional series—a version of their widely praised Alabaster Bible set, originally launched through a Kickstarter campaign in 2016. Chung and Ye-Chung got their start in ministry with InterVarsity Christian Fellowship (IVP’s parent organization) and were inspired by fellow staffer and author James Choung. His book Real Lifepredicts the…

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Three IVP titles chosen as Finalists for the 2019 Christian Book Award® program

Three IVP titles chosen as Finalists for the 2019 Christian Book Award® program WESTMONT, IL—The Evangelical Christian Publishers Association (ECPA) selected three InterVarsity Press titles as finalists for its 2019 Christian Book Award® program. The books include Last Call for Liberty by Os Guinness, Becoming Dallas Willard by Gary Moon and Window on the World by Molly Wall and Jason Mandryk. ECPA named sixty-four finalists in twelve categories. The titles represent the industry’s best books and Bibles of the year in Christian Living, Faith & Culture,…

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Three IVP titles named Foreword INDIES Book of the Year Awards finalists

Three IVP titles named Foreword INDIES Book of the Year Awards finalistsWESTMONT, IL—InterVarsity Press (IVP) is pleased to announce that three IVP titles have been recognized as finalists in the twenty-first annual Foreword INDIES Book of the Year Awards. As part of its mission to discover, review, and share the best books from university and independent publishers, Foreward Magazine Inc. hosts an annual awards program each year. Finalists represent the best books published in 2018. After more than two thousand individual titles…

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