Bible Gateway Interviews

  Bible Gateway interviews Gary L. Thomas, author of “Sacred Parenting” Have you considered that perhaps God not only uses parents to influence their children, but that he uses children to change their parents? Could it be that parenting is a school for adult spiritual formation? Bible Gateway interviewed Gary L. Thomas (@garyLthomas) about his book, Sacred Parenting: How Raising Children Shapes Our Souls (Zondervan, 2017). Read this interview. Bible Gateway interviews Skip Heitzig, author of “The Bible from 30,000 Feet” How…

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Guinness World Records names Pearl Harbor survivor and NavPress author “Oldest Male Author”

Guinness World Records names Pearl Harbor survivor and NavPress author “Oldest Male Author” Lt. Jim Downing, author of the NavPress book The Other Side of Infamy, is 104 years old Colorado Springs, Colo.—It took nearly a year to be officially certified, but NavPress author Lt. Jim Downing, 104, who penned The Other Side of Infamy(978-1-63146-627-4, SC; 978-1631467448, HC; November 2016), has been recognized as “Oldest Male Author” by Guinness World Records. Downing is widely recognized as the second-oldest survivor of the December…

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ECPA Announces the Best Book Designs of the Year

ECPA ANNOUNCES THE BEST BOOK DESIGNS OF THE YEAR Eighteen titles awarded the Top Shelf Book Cover Design Award Media contact:  Stan Jantz, Executive Director, ECPA, 480-966-3998  sjantz@ecpa.org November 7, 2017, Nashville, Tenn. – ECPA announced the winners of the 2017 Top Shelf Book Cover Awards today at Lipscomb University during the opening session of ECPA PubU.  PubU keynote speaker GABE LYONS announced the winning covers among the nearly 250 Christian publishing professionals gathered for the event.  Renown Nashville-based letterpress…

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Crossway brings independent sales effort in-house

Crossway brings independent sales effort in-house WHEATON, Ill.—In an effort to strengthen communication and relationships with retailers in the independent market, Crossway is pleased to publically announce the decision to move their independent sales effort in-house, effective January 1, 2018. Dan Bush, Crossway’s Vice President of Sales, notes, “Independent stores have been a crucial distribution partner for Crossway. These retailers play a vital role in their communities by serving customers and local churches, and we’re excited about this opportunity to…

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Industry pioneer John Bass passes

Industry pioneer John Bass passes COLORADO SPRINGS, CO. – Former CBA Executive Director John Bass passed away Nov. 5 at age 91. Bass led CBA from 1965-1985, and is credited with visionary thinking that grew the association from 800 member stores to more than 3,200 members, as well as forging the path for technology implementation that would result in the POS and e-commerce systems used today. During his leadership, he expanded workshops and the education program, transformed the association newsletter to…

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Paraclete adds Megory Anderson’s “Sacred Dying Journal” to extensive list of pastoral care resources

Paraclete adds Megory Anderson’s “Sacred Dying Journal” to extensive list of pastoral care resources This ecumenical book is being praised as a “tool to assist us in reflecting upon and expressing our wishes around dying,” by Sr. Maryann Lucy, OP, of the Sinsinawa Dominican Sisters of Wisconsin, and as “a gift that opens the heart to the deeper personal mysteries of death and dying,” by Barry R. Howe, retired Bishop of the Episcopal Diocese of West Missouri. Sacred Dying Journal by Megory Anderson, PhD,…

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Bookish announces new consumer review platform, BookishFirst

Bookish announces new consumer review platform, BookishFirst October 16, 2017—Bookish.com, an editorial content site connecting readers with books and authors, owned by NetGalley LLC, today announces the launch of BookishFirst, an early preview and review platform for avid readers. With BookishFirst, readers discover new books and authors, read pre-publication excerpts, win free books, provide valuable blurbs and reviews, and share their love of books with the world. Readers enter raffles to win free books by writing blurbs (“First Impressions”) based…

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Biblica announces resignation of CEO Dr. Carl Moeller

Biblica announces resignation of CEO Dr. Carl Moeller COLORADO SPRINGS, Colo., Oct. 16, 2017 — Biblica (www.biblica.com), the International Bible Society, has announced the resignation of Chief Executive Officer Dr. Carl Moeller, who is leaving the organization to pursue consulting and leadership development opportunities. Working with partners around the world, Biblica is engaged in a wide range of Bible translation, distribution and engagement projects focused on changing lives by making God’s word readily understandable and available. Moeller joined Biblica in 2014, having…

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IVP announces two new editors

      IVP announces two new editors WESTMONT, IL—InterVarsity Press is pleased to welcome Katelyn Beaty as a freelance acquisitions editor and to announce the promotion of Ethan McCarthy to assistant editor. As a freelance acquisitions editor for IVP, Beaty will acquire six to eight books a year and work at IVP one day a week to meet with the publishing committee and editorial team about forthcoming titles. Beaty is an editor at large with Christianity Today, where she previously…

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Louie Giglio writes first children’s devotional, Indescribable: 100 Devotions for Kids About God and Science

Louie Giglio writes first children’s devotional, Indescribable: 100 Devotions for Kids About God and Science New devotional makes Giglio’s sermon series for adults applicable to kids NASHVILLE, Tenn. (Sept. 26, 2017) — Since 1997, Louie Giglio, pastor and founder of Passion City Church, has gathered collegiate-aged young people in spiritual events across the United States and around the world. These events have opened young believers’ eyes to the wonders of God’s creation and His love. Now, Giglio encourages children of…

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Bible Gateway Interviews

Bible Gateway interviews Max Lucado, author of ‘Anxious for Nothing’ How have we let our fears get the better of us? What’s the difference between fear and anxiety? What does it mean to be anxious for nothing? In this Q&A, Max Lucado (@MaxLucado) talks about his new book, Anxious for Nothing: Finding Calm in a Chaotic World (Thomas Nelson, 2017). Read this interview. Bible Gateway interviews Andrea Lucado, author of ‘English Lessons: The Crooked Path of Growing Toward Faith’ What happens when…

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Dr. Charles Stanley honored with Lifetime Achievement Award

Dr. Charles Stanley honored with Lifetime Achievement Award Murfreesboro, TN — AWSA (Advanced Writers and Speakers Association) announced the winner of the 2017 Golden Scroll Lifetime Achievement Award at the opening banquet of the Munce Group’s Fall Christian Product Expo at the Embassy Suites in Murfreesboro, Tennessee. Honored for his lifetime of excellence of ministering the word of God, the Golden Scroll Lifetime Achievement Award went to Dr. Charles Stanley, 84, the senior pastor of First Baptist Church Atlanta, the two…

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Five Tyndale House novels nominated for 2017 Christy Awards™

Five Tyndale House novels nominated for 2017 Christy Awards™ CAROL STREAM, Ill.— September 22, 2017— Tyndale House Publishers is pleased to announce that five Tyndale fiction titles and four authors have been nominated for the 2017 Christy Awards™ (www.ChristyAwards.com). The Christy Awards™ celebrate excellence in Christian fiction and honor the power of story. On September 21, 2017, the Evangelical Christian Publishers Association (ECPA) announced the finalists for the 18th annual Christy Awards™. Winners will be announced on November 8 at the Christy Award…

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William R. Barbour, Jr., former Revell publisher and ECPA board president, dies

William R. Barbour, Jr., former Revell publisher and ECPA board president, dies William R. Barbour, Jr., beloved family man and friend, passed away on Tuesday, September 12th at the age of 95.  He was born in NYC, the son of Mary Alice and William R. Barbour, Sr. on March 2, 1922 and was raised in the Bronx.  After graduating from the Ethical Culture Fieldston School, Bill attended Michigan State University  Shortly after World War II broke out, he joined the…

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Oasis Audio announces expansion, leadership changes

Oasis Audio announces expansion, leadership changes (Carol Stream, IL) — Oasis Audio and Domain Communications announce plans by Domain Communications to publish a branded line of home video products under the name, Oasis Family Media. The move builds on the company’s mission “to publish stories and content that uplifts, inspires, and encourages positive values and personal growth” and expands the company’s media publishing beyond audio books. “The company has seen many changes over the last 25 years,” comments Dave Morris,…

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