Pam Tebow to publish first book, “Ripple Effects,” with Tyndale Momentum in 2019

Pam Tebow to publish first book, “Ripple Effects,” with Tyndale Momentum in 2019 Popular Speaker Pens Book about Using Influence to Eternally Impact the World Carol Stream, Ill. (September 5, 2018) — Tyndale House Publishers (@tyndalehouse) announced today that debut author Pam Tebow will publish Ripple Effects in May 2019 with Tyndale Momentum (ISBN: 978-1-4964-3131-8, $25.99, HC). In her book, Tebow uncovers and explores the motivating power of influence that each of us has on this generation and the next, no matter where we are…

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Key CBA leaders leave Association for Christian Retail

Key CBA leaders leave Association for Christian Retail Two key leaders at CBA, The Association for Christian Retail, have left the organization. The association’s president, Curtis Riskey, is no longer working at CBA headquarters in Colorado Springs, Colorado. CBA has not yet announced a replacement to lead the organization nor stated the reason for Riskey’s departure. He had been with the association for 11 years, first as strategic solutions executive starting in 2007, advancing to the role of president in…

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IVP and Missio Alliance partner on resources for the challenges of our day

IVP and Missio Alliance partner on resources for the challenges of our day WESTMONT, IL—In a time of great tension and divides across racial, gender, political, and socioeconomic lines, InterVarsity Press and Missio Alliance have partnered again on a resource to equip the church for the challenges of our day. A Sojourner’s Truth: Choosing Freedom and Courage in a Divided World by Natasha Sistrunk Robinson will release on October 9, 2018. J. R. Rozko is the codirector of Missio Alliance, a fellowship of churches,…

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Zondervan launches free 6-week Bible study, “Trace the Themes,” with assets for Christian retailers to host customer workshops

Zondervan launches free 6-week Bible study, “Trace the Themes,” with assets for Christian retailers to host customer workshops Grand Rapids, Mich., Aug. 28, 2018 — Zondervan is pleased to announce the launch of a free six-week Bible study, “Trace the Themes: A Guide to Unpacking the Bible’s Major Motifs” (www.TraceTheThemes.com). This new Bible study is perfect for Christian retail stores to host workshops for customers to discover how each theme of the Bible unfolds from Genesis to Revelation. Zondervan has created…

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Novelization of Kendrick Brothers’ new movie, Overcomer, releasing July 2019 from Tyndale House Publishers

Novelization of Kendrick Brothers’ new movie, Overcomer, releasing July 2019 from Tyndale House Publishers Inspirational Sports Drama Showcases Journey toward True Identity in Christ CAROL STREAM, ILL.—August 23, 2018—AFFIRM Films in partnership with Provident Films has announced next year’s release of Overcomer, the highly anticipated sixth film from Alex and Stephen Kendrick (War Room, Fireproof, Courageous, Facing the Giants, Flywheel) in theaters throughout North America on Aug. 23, 2019. Filled with a powerful mix of faith, a twist of humor, and a ton of heart, the Kendricks’…

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ECPA member companies shine at first Publishing in Color conference

ECPA member companies shine at first Publishing in Color conference Colts Neck, NJ – August 22, 2018 – Representatives from several ECPA member companies played leadership roles at the inaugural Publishing in Color conference, the first spiritual writers’ conference specifically targeted at increasing the number of books published by writers of color. The conference took place June 19-20 at the New Brunswick Theological Seminary in New Brunswick, New Jersey. Keynote speakers included Joyce Dinkins, Executive Editor at Our Daily Bread…

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Zondervan hires Mick Silva as senior acquisitions editor

Zondervan hires Mick Silva as senior acquisitions editor (Grand Rapids, MI) August 20, 2018—Zondervan announced Mick Silva today as the new senior acquisitions editor for Zondervan nonfiction trade books. Silva’s publishing experience includes writing and acquisitions for Focus on the Family and Waterbrook Multnomah. In those roles, he acquired memoir, self-help, marriage, parenting, Christian living, men’s interest, young family and teen books and developed ancillary products. In recent years, Silva has consulted and coached nonfiction writers, editing for several large and…

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Tyndale House Executive VP, CFO Paul Mathews retires after 41 years; Scott Mathews named as the new CFO

Tyndale House Executive VP, CFO Paul Mathews retires after 41 years; Scott Mathews named as the new CFO CAROL STREAM, Ill. – Tyndale House Publishers (@tyndalehouse) has announced that Paul Mathews, Executive VP and CFO, will retire after 41 years at the company. Mathews joined Tyndale House in August 1977 as an accounting assistant. He was promoted to role of controller in 1979, to corporate vice president in 1982, and to his current role as Executive VP, CFO in 1998. Tyndale…

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Sheridan increases its digital and inkjet print capabilities with the addition of two HP presses

Sheridan increases its digital and inkjet print capabilities with the addition of two HP presses August 15, 2018, Hanover, PA—Sheridan’s Pennsylvania print facility is adding two new HP presses to the production floor: an HP PageWide T240HD Color Print Inkjet system equipped with a Duplex Primer system and a Magnum InLine FlexBook Finisher, and an HP Indigo 12000 B2-format digital press. These important additions address the growing demand to support the life cycle of books, whether it be with longer-run…

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LifeWay Global and B&H Español win Publisher of the Year, eight other awards at Expolit’s SEPA

LifeWay Global and B&H Español win Publisher of the Year, eight other awards at Expolit’s SEPA Miami, Fla. (August 17, 2018)–LifeWay Global and its trade publishing division B&H Español were named Publisher of the Year, at the Spanish Evangelical Publishers Association (SEPA) Awards Banquet, held August 8 in Miami, Fla.. LifeWay also won eight additional awards for sales milestones and bestselling books at the SEPA banquet, which took place at Expolit. The SEPA Awards recognize the highest quality and excellence…

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Bible Gateway Interviews

  Bible Gateway interviews Kelly Balarie, author of “Battle Ready” When challenges, troubles, or opportunities enter your life, are you burdened with limiting thoughts of self-doubt, fear, and impossibility? How can you train your mind to biblically conquer uncertainty, beat insecurity, and step past the tragedies of yesterday? Bible Gateway interviewed Kelly Balarie (@kellybalarie) about her book, Battle Ready: Train Your Mind to Conquer Challenges, Defeat Doubt, and Live Victoriously (Baker Books, 2018). Read this interview. Bible Gateway interviews John Walton and…

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NYT bestselling author Tosca Lee’s “Firstborn” wins Realm Makers 2018 Book of the Year

NYT bestselling author Tosca Lee’s “Firstborn” wins Realm Makers 2018 Book of the Year July 20, 2018, St. Louis, MO —  New York Times bestselling author Tosca Lee’s second novel in the House of Bathory duology, Firstborn (the sequel to Lee’s bestseller, The Progeny), has won Realm Makers 2018 Book of the Year. It also took home the supernatural category win. The Progeny released May 2016 to outstanding reviews calling it “irresistible” (Publishers Weekly), “suspenseful” and “entertaining” (Booklist) with a jaw-dropping…

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BroadStreet Publishing® author Kim Crabill launches new television series based on book

BroadStreet Publishing® author Kim Crabill launches new television series based on book Minneapolis, MN (July 6, 2018) – BroadStreet Publishing® author Kim Crabill announces the launch of her new television series “Burdens to Blessings with Kim Crabill” on July 11, 2018 at 11:30am ET on NRB TV. The new eight-week TV series is based on her book Burdens to Blessings: Discover the Power of Your Story. The show will be broadcasted to millions of viewers in over 40 nations and will be repeated for six months….

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Baker Publishing Group wins two INSPY Awards

Baker Publishing Group wins two INSPY Awards Ada, Mich. (July 9, 2018)—The INSPY Advisory Board recently announced the winners of their 2018 INSPY awards, and two Baker Publishing Group titles were selected. True to You by Becky Wade won in the Contemporary Romance/Romantic Suspense category, and Lady Jayne Disappears by Joanna Davidson Politano won in the Debut Fiction category. The INSPYs were created by bloggers to showcase the best novels that grapple with the Christian faith. For the complete list of winners, please visit inspys.com/?p=3877. True…

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Gilead Publishing announces Fall 2018 titles; adds authors Cynthia Ruchti, Deborah Raney, Robin Caroll

Gilead Publishing announces Fall 2018 titles; adds authors Cynthia Ruchti, Deborah Raney, Robin Caroll  WHEATON, Ill. (July 2, 2018)—Gilead Publishing has announced their new fall title lineup spanning a wide range of fiction, including highly anticipated work from well-established authors new to the Gilead family. Darkwater Secrets (releasing July 17), kicks off the fall season as the first title in critically-acclaimed author Robin Caroll’s new southern mystery and suspense series. The three-book Darkwater Inn series is set in New Orleans’ French Quarter and is slated for publication 2018–2020. Award-winning authors Deborah Raney and Cynthia Ruchti make their Gilead Publishing debuts in October. Raney’s new romance Reason to Breathe (Oct. 23) asks poignant questions about…

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