“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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IVP achieves Best Christian Workplace honors

IVP achieves Best Christian Workplace honors WESTMONT, IL—The Best Christian Workplaces Institute (BCWI), a research-based organizational and human resources consulting firm, has announced that InterVarsity is certified as a 2021 Best Christian Workplace. To achieve certification, organizations must complete the Best Christian Workplaces Institute employee engagement survey and meet predetermined standards of excellence. Employees of IVP answered more than fifty questions measuring employee satisfaction in terms of organizational commitment, Christian witness, supervisory effectiveness, opportunities for personal growth and development, teamwork, communication, and…

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Five IVP titles chosen as finalists for Foreword INDIES Book of the Year Awards

Five IVP titles chosen as finalists for Foreword INDIES Book of the Year Awards WESTMONT, IL— InterVarsity Press (IVP) is pleased to announce that five IVP titles have been recognized as finalists in the 2020 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, Foreword Magazine, Inc. hosts an annual awards program each year. More than two thousand entries spread across fifty-five genres were submitted for consideration. The finalists were determined by Foreword’s…

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IVP announces new initiative to amplify voices of color

IVP announces new initiative to amplify voices of color WESTMONT, IL-InterVarsity Press (IVP) is pleased to announce a groundbreaking new initiative to continue its reputation as a leader in multiethnic publishing. The Every Voice Now (EVN) initiative features a sizable fund underwritten jointly by InterVarsity Christian Fellowship and IVP for the purpose of supporting the development, marketing, and sales of books by authors of color as well as aiding in the recruitment of diverse staff and the deepening of the…

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Top U.S. civil lawyer signs contract with IVP for Spring 2022 Release of “World Religions on Trial”

Top U.S. civil lawyer signs contract with IVP for Spring 2022 Release of “World Religions on Trial” WESTMONT, IL—Mark Lanier, author of Christianity on Trial and one of the top civil trial lawyers in America, has signed a contract with InterVarsity Press to release his next book, tentatively titled World Religions on Trial, in Spring 2022. During the past thirty years, Lanier has taken on some of the biggest challenges in the legal field. In doing so, he has achieved some of the largest verdicts…

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IVP Art Director honored with five 2020 Top Shelf Book Cover Awards

IVP Art Director honored with five 2020 Top Shelf Book Cover Awards WESTMONT, IL— InterVarsity Press is pleased to congratulate art director, David Fassett, for his work on five designs that were chosen for 2020 Top Shelf Book Cover Awards by the Evangelical Christian Publishers Association (ECPA). Fassett received the most awards of all the designers represented. “The InterVarsity Press publishing program encompasses a wildly diverse set of books that call for equally unique design approaches,” Jeff Crosby, IVP publisher,…

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Gordon College President signs contract with IVP for April 2021 release of “Hinge Moments”

Gordon College President signs contract with IVP for April 2021 release of “Hinge Moments” WESTMONT, IL—D. Michael Lindsay, president of Gordon College and author of the Pulitzer Prize nominee Faith in the Halls of Power, has signed a contract with InterVarsity Press to release his next book, Hinge Moments, in April 2021. Lindsay said, “After years of working on a book project that examines the best way to manage change and transitions in our life, I am thrilled to be publishing my…

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IVP introduces Director of Sales, Digital Sales Manager, and Academic Sales Manager

IVP introduces Director of Sales, Digital Sales Manager, and Academic Sales Manager WESTMONT, IL—InterVarsity Press is pleased to introduce Adam Dalton as the associate director of sales and to announce the promotion of Ali Galbraith to the role of digital sales manager and Rob McKenzie to academic sales manager. “With so much uncertainty over the past few months, I’ve been incredibly grateful for the moves that we’ve been able to make at IVP to ensure the long-term success of the…

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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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