IVP welcomes Nilwona Nowlin as Associate Editor

IVP welcomes Nilwona Nowlin as Associate Editor InterVarsity Press has announced that Nilwona Nowlin will serve as its new associate editor. Cindy Bunch, IVP Vice President, Editorial, said, “Nilwona’s breadth of ministry experience, professional training, and wide networks will be an asset to IVP. But most of all her pastoral heart will guide her as she mentors authors through the publishing process.” Read More…

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Two IVP Kids titles named finalists for Jerry Pinkney Children’s Book Awards

Two IVP Kids titles named finalists for Jerry Pinkney Children’s Book Awards Two IVP Kids titles have been named finalists for the first annual Jerry Pinkney Children’s Book Awards. “The Celebration Place” and “Josey Johnson’s Hair and the Holy Spirit” are two of five finalists in the religion category. The Jerry Pinkney Children’s Book Awards are sponsored by the National Black Book Festival (NBBF) and were established in honor of the late Jerry Pinkney, a world-renowned children’s book illustrator. Read…

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IVP hosts African American Publishing Consultation

IVP hosts African American Publishing Consultation June 2022 | As a continuation of its initiatives to learn from and amplify voices of color, InterVarsity Press hosted an African American Publishing Consultation June 8–10 at IVP’s main office in Westmont, Illinois. The gathering was led by IVP president and publisher Terumi Echols and Ed Gilbreath, vice president of strategic partnerships at Christianity Today. The press welcomed activists, professors, pastors, entrepreneurs, theologians, podcasters, and authors to gain insights on how to further elevate…

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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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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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Four IVP titles named finalists for 2022 Christian Book Award® program

Four IVP titles named finalists for 2022 Christian Book Award® program The Evangelical Christian Publishers Association (ECPA) has announced that four IVP titles are among the finalists for the 2022 Christian Book Award® program. “As a community of people committed to excellence in publishing, we don’t invest in the challenging and complex work that brings books, Bibles and other resources to people throughout the world merely to win awards,” stated ECPA president Jeff Crosby. “Rather, we publish to fulfill our distinctive, gospel-advancing…

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“Radiant Church” honored as a 2022 Outreach Resource of the Year

“Radiant Church” honored as a 2022 Outreach Resource of the Year February 2022 | WESTMONT, IL—Outreach magazine named Radiant Church as a 2022 Resource of the Year in the church category. Two additional titles, Lead Like It Matters to God and Tempered Resilience, made the shortlist for the “Also Recommended” resources in the leadership category. The Outreach Resources of the Year aims to highlight valuable resources for church leaders and bring deserved attention to tools that can help churches better engage in effective outreach to share the gospel and reach their…

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IVP expands on historic Book Club with introduction of IVP Book Drop

IVP expands on historic Book Club with introduction of IVP Book Drop WESTMONT, IL– With more than one hundred thousand members throughout its lifetime, IVP’s Press-o-matic, which came to be known as the IVP Book Club, has been operating for fifty-seven of IVP’s seventy-five years, making it the longest-running book club specifically for Christians. IVP is now expanding on the history of the Book Club with the introduction of IVP Book Drop. This new monthly book club will provide resources for readers who want…

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IVP carries on seventy-five-year publishing legacy with books about racial division, change, the next generation

IVP carries on seventy-five-year publishing legacy with books about racial division, change, the next generation WESTMONT, IL—Throughout its seventy-five years of publishing, InterVarsity Press (IVP) has been intentional about providing books that address issues of justice, race, ethnic identity, and other topics that speak to the culture and the church as a whole. During Black History Month in February, IVP will celebrate its legacy by remembering the many IVP authors who have written and are writing boldly and prophetically about…

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IVP announces new podcast partnership with the release of Get in The Word with Truth’s Table

IVP announces new podcast partnership with the release of Get in The Word with Truth’s Table WESTMONT, IL–InterVarsity Press (IVP) is pleased to announce its newest podcast, Get in The Word with Truth’s Table. Produced in partnership with the popular show Truth’s Table, the podcast will feature daily Bible readings and prayers narrated by Dr. Christina Edmondson and Ekemini Uwan, two cohosts of Truth’s Table. The first episode will release on January 1, 2022, and will cover the entire canon of the Bible over…

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“Resurrecting Justice” from IVP Academic wins 2021 Word Guild Award

“Resurrecting Justice” from IVP Academic wins 2021 Word Guild Award WESTMONT, IL—IVP Academic’s Resurrecting Justice by Douglas Harink has won the 2021 Word Guild Award in the Non-Fiction Biblical Studies category. The Word Guild Awards are given out each year to encourage the pursuit of excellence in writing and to help raise the profile of Canadian writers who are Christian. Anna Gissing, associate editor for IVP Academic, said, “Arguments for justice today often come from outside the Bible. In Resurrecting Justice, Doug Harink brings his expertise in Pauline…

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Terumi Echols named President and Publisher of IVP

Terumi Echols named President and Publisher of IVP WESTMONT, IL—InterVarsity/USA has named Terumi Echols as president and publisher of InterVarsity Press (IVP). Echols succeeds Jeff Crosby who recently became president and chief executive officer of the Evangelical Christian Publishers Association (ECPA), the trade association of Christian publishing. Before coming to IVP, Echols worked for nearly two decades at Christianity Today International, with roles including chief publishing officer and publisher of Christianity Today. “Terumi Echols was a key contributor and visionary to…

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IVP continues legacy as a leader in Bible Studies

IVP continues legacy as a leader in Bible Studies WESTMONT, IL—With the July 27 release of Belonging, IVP’s newest LifeGuide Bible Study by InterVarsity Christian Fellowship staff member Deborah Meyer Abbs, the press continues its yearlong 75th anniversary celebration by telling the story of its history as a publisher and leader in Bible study. For over three decades of its seventy-five-year history, IVP’s LifeGuide Bible Studies (LBS) have sold more than fifteen million copies of nearly 150 titles. IVP is also celebrating its seventy-five…

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IVP commemorates 75th year by celebrating a history of influential books and authors

IVP commemorates 75th year by celebrating a history of influential books and authors WESTMONT, IL—Starting this month IVP kicks off its seventy-fifth anniversary by starting a yearlong celebration of books and authors that have shaped culture, affected the church, and changed lives. Linda Doll, who coauthored (with Andrew T. Le Peau) Heart. Soul. Mind. Strength.: An Anecdotal History of InterVarsity Press, 1947–2007, wrote, “One of the helpful emphases of the postmodern age is the reminder that if we are to look…

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IVP announces Associate Digital Sales Director and Editorial promotions

IVP announces Associate Digital Sales Director and Editorial promotions WESTMONT, IL— InterVarsity Press is pleased to introduce Bethany Olsen as the associate digital sales director and to announce several promotions and one new hire. Olsen is a native of Washington state and holds a bachelor’s in music and a master of business administration from Western Washington University. Most recently, she was director of partnership engagement at Childcare International, a child sponsorship agency based in Bellingham, Washington. “I have gotten to…

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