ECPA recognizes IVP’s 75 years of service to the Church and Christian publishing

ECPA recognizes IVP’s 75 years of service to the Church and Christian publishing WESTMONT, IL—As part of its Leadership Summit in Philadelphia earlier this month, the Evangelical Christian Publishers Association (ECPA) recognized InterVarsity Press (IVP) for seventy-five years of service to the church and Christian publishing. The gathering included one hundred forty evangelical publishers, book manufacturers, and other publishing partners for speaker sessions, workshops, and socializing. Terumi Echols, president and publisher of IVP said, “Celebrating seventy-five years of service to the church…

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R.H. Boyd hosts Legacy Ball to commemorate 125th anniversary

R.H. Boyd hosts Legacy Ball to commemorate 125th anniversary NASHVILLE, Tenn.—R.H. Boyd is proud to announce its upcoming Legacy Ball on June 17, 2022, in celebration of the company’s 125th anniversary. The oldest Black printing and publishing company in the country, R.H. Boyd was founded in 1896 by Dr. Richard Henry Boyd to produce resources that give a voice to the Black experience. Today, under the leadership of Dr. LaDonna Boyd, fifth-generation president/CEO, R.H. Boyd continues its tradition of printing,…

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ACFW’s Storyfest welcomes Christian fiction readers to gather/meet authors

ACFW’s Storyfest welcomes Christian fiction readers to gather/meet authors Palm Bay, FL: Created with Christian Fiction Reader-Fans in mind, the 2022 ACFW Storyfest is ACFW’s response to reader requests for access to some of their favorite authors and the chance to talk story. This inaugural year of hosting ACFW Storyfest (formerly the Christian Fiction Readers Retreat) takes place Thursday afternoon, September 8, 2022 through Saturday, September 10, 2022 at the Hyatt Regency at the Arch in St. Louis, Missouri. The reader event—conducted…

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HCCP announces promotion for Margaret Kercher

HCCP announces promotion for Margaret Kercher Margaret Kercher has been promoted to publicity director, Fiction for both HarperCollins Christian Publishing and HarperCollins Focus. In this role, Margaret will oversee the publicity strategy for Thomas Nelson Fiction, Zondervan Fiction, and the general market imprint, Harper Muse, as well as lead awareness campaigns in both the Christian and general markets. Read More…

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ECPA releases Christian bestseller lists for May and Easter

ECPA releases Christian bestseller lists for May and Easter ECPA has posted the bestseller lists for May 2022 in 15 categories, plus a Non-Fiction and Juvenile list of bestselling Easter 2022 titles at ReadGoodBooks.com.  “If The Tomb Is Empty” by Joby Martin with Charles Martin (FaithWords) was the bestselling non-fiction Easter title and “God Gave Us Easter” by Lisa Tawn Bergren (WaterBook) was the bestselling juvenile Easter title.  Five titles made the monthly top 10 for the first time with…

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FaithWords releases “Be Joyful” 50-day guide by Joyce Meyer on May 11

FaithWords releases “Be Joyful” 50-day guide by Joyce Meyer on May 11 Bestselling author Joyce Meyer draws upon the teachings of the apostle Paul to lead readers in the daily practice of joy-filled living In this 50-day guide, Bestselling author Joyce Meyer draws upon the teachings of the apostle Paul to lead readers in the daily practice of joy-filled living. Joy is not just a “happy feeling” based on our circumstances or on things we possess—it is an unshakable stability…

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David C Cook equips churches to extended faith formation beyond Sundays

David C Cook equips churches to extended faith formation beyond Sundays Newly Released Customizable Digital Curriculum Wonder Ink Connects Church and Home COLORADO SPRINGS, Colo., May 3, 2022 — David C Cook is reinventing the way kids and families engage in the Bible, and extending faith formation beyond the church walls through a new customizable digital tool kit, Wonder Ink. Created by ministry practitioners and discipleship thought leaders to fit the needs of today’s church, Wonder Ink empowers families and invites…

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Zondervan wins multiple 2022 Christian Book Awards®

Zondervan wins multiple 2022 Christian Book Awards® Zondervan Academic and Zondervan Reflective win in four categories (Grand Rapids, Mich) May 2022—Zondervan, a division of HarperCollins Christian Publishing, is proud to announce its imprints, Zondervan Reflective and Zondervan Academic, received a total of four 2022 Christian Book Awards®. Launched in 2019, Zondervan Reflective focuses on thoughtful books that address the intersection of faith and culture, as well as the challenges of ministry and leadership. They won the evening with awards in…

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R.H. Boyd to host The Vision Conference™ – empowering forward-thinking leaders for today and tomorrow

R.H. Boyd to host The Vision Conference™ – empowering forward-thinking leaders for today and tomorrow This annual leadership and training conference focuses on equipping believers with necessary tools to lead, serve, and grow everyday through the context of their faith NASHVILLE, Tenn., R.H. Boyd will host the 2022 Vision Conference™ June 16–18, in conjunction with the 116th Annual Session of the National Baptist Congress. The Vision Conference™ theme is “Building Legacies Through Leadership” (Psalm 145:4) and will be held at the Sheraton Grand Nashville…

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ECPA announces the Christian Book Award® winners in 12 categories

ECPA announces the Christian Book Award® winners in 12 categories ECPA has announced the winners of the 2022 Christian Book Awards® and named the 2022 Christian Book of the Year®.  Presented annually since 1978, the Christian Book Award® program honors the “best of the year” in Christian literature. The winners were selected from 65 finalists to reflect literary excellence in 12 categories. Read More… ECPA Awards Celebration featured in Publishers Weekly

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R.T. Kendall illuminates the life of the prophet Elisha and his ministry to provide insight to Spirit-empowered living

R.T. Kendall illuminates the life of the prophet Elisha and his ministry to provide insight to Spirit-empowered living Lake Mary, FL— Bestselling Author, Speaker, and Trusted Theologian, R.T. Kendall’s newest and perhaps most intriguing book, Double Anointing: Lessons to be Learned From Elisha (Charisma House, ISBN-13: 978-1-63641-124-8), examines the life of the prophet Elisha, a man who asked for and received a double portion of the prophet Elijah’s anointing, and offers distilled wisdom about both the obstacles and victories Elisha experienced through his abundant anointing. Double…

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Brian Scharp named vice president of marketing for Nelson Books

Brian Scharp named vice president of marketing for Nelson Books (Nashville, TN) April 27, 2022—Thomas Nelson today announced Brian Scharp as the v-p of marketing for Nelson Books, a nonfiction imprint. Scharp is an experienced publishing professional with over 25 years of marketing experience, having served as the v-p of marketing for Zondervan Bibles as well as the senior v-p of global marketing for Our Daily Bread Ministries. While at Zondervan, his marketing campaigns were awarded the prestigious Effie Award,…

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Tim Tebow on Jesus Calling Podcast: God uses us through our scars

Tim Tebow on Jesus Calling Podcast: God uses us through our scars NFL and MLB star Tim Tebow recently joined the Jesus Calling Podcast to share how he recognizes how God has strengthened him through his pain so that he can reach others with His message of love and healing. Tebow’s latest book, “Mission Possible,” is available from WaterBrook.

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Gateway Publishing® presents ‘The Joy of Being Mom Devotional’ by Judy Brisky

Gateway Publishing® presents ‘The Joy of Being Mom Devotional’ by Judy Brisky DALLAS-FORT WORTH, Texas, April 21, 2022 — Gateway Publishing is pleased to announce the release of The Joy of Being Mom Devotional: Always an Adventure by Judy Brisky on April 22, 2022. Motherhood is an adventure, full of ups, downs, and everything in between. When moms invite God to be a part of their parenting journey, they can discover true and lasting joy—even when life doesn’t go as planned. Author…

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ECPA to honor sales milestones of 41 titles reached this past year at Awards event

ECPA to honor sales milestones of 41 titles reached this past year at Awards event On May 3rd at the ECPA Awards Celebration held in Philadelphia, the industry will recognize 12 titles that received the Gold Award this past year for exceeding 500,000 in sales; and 29 titles receiving the Bronze Award for 100,000 in sales.  The ECPA Milestone Sales Award program recognizes outstanding sales achievement in the following award levels: Bronze for 100,000 in sales; Gold for 500,000; Platinum for 1 million;…

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