Content-rich program for ECPA Leadership Summit features three case studies

Content-rich program for ECPA Leadership Summit features three case studies The upcoming ECPA Leadership Summit for Christian publishers, held April 30 and May 1st in Chicago near O’Hare International, has a packed, content-rich scheduleof sessions and networking that includes three breakout sessions featuring these case studies:  Successfully Utilizing A.I. Tools in Your Editorial, Design and Other Publishing Work; Lessons Learned From Traditional Publishing to D2C; What is Excellence? How Teams Can Engage in Excellent Habits. It’s not too late to register at ECPALeadership.org…

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ECPA presents Bronze Awards

ECPA presents Bronze Awards ECPA recently presented the following titles and publishers with Bronze Milestone Sales Awards for surpassing 100,000 sold.  Recipients from the last year will be recognized at the upcoming ECPA Awards & 50th Anniversary Celebration. 3-Minute Devotions for Women, compiled by Barbour Staff, Barbour Publishing The 5-Minute Bible Study for Women, by Emily Biggers, Barbour Publishing The Chosen Presents: A Blended Harmony of the Gospels, by Steve Laube, Amanda Jenkins, and Dallas Jenkins, BroadStreet Publishing Group The…

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New book from Invite Press provides preparation for life’s inevitable trials

New book from Invite Press provides preparation for life’s inevitable trials In a world where crises and challenges are inevitable, renowned pastor and author Mac Brunson delivers a timely and profound message of hope with his latest book, “God is For You: Learning to Trust God’s Wisdom Through Life’s Crises,” available now from Invite Press. Read More…

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Salem to release new title from pastor, author, and activist John Amanchukwu, Sr. next year

Salem to release new title from pastor, author, and activist John Amanchukwu, Sr. next year Pastor, author, and activist John Amanchukwu Sr., is set to release his sophomore book “Hoodwinked: 10 Lies Americans Believer and the Truth That Will Set Them Free” with Salem Books on May 28, 2024. Read More…

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“Elisabeth Elliot” by Lucy S. R. Austen wins WORLD Magazine Award; three receive honorable mention

“Elisabeth Elliot” by Lucy S. R. Austen wins WORLD Magazine Award; three receive honorable mention Crossway is pleased to announce that “Elisabeth Elliot: A Life” by Lucy S. R. Austen was one of two biographies to win a 2023 WORLD Magazine Books of the Year award. Three other Crossway titles were awarded honorable mention in this year’s awards: “A Praying Church” by Paul E. Miller, “Digital Liturgies” by Samuel D. James, and “Five Lies of Our Anti-Christian Age” by Rosaria…

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Publishers, agents, and authors in Christian fiction present ART OF WRITING webinar series

Publishers, agents, and authors in Christian fiction present ART OF WRITING webinar series Registration has opened for The Christy Award program events — including the four-part ART OF WRITING webinar series — held every Thursday evening from October 19 to November 9. The cost is $69 for all sessions and recordings. For the first time, program includes optional add-ons for personal publishing consultations. Read More…

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Sally Sampson Craft to lead Member Care programs at ECPA

Sally Sampson Craft to lead Member Care programs at ECPA ECPA announces that Sally Sampson Craft will join its staff as Manager of Member Care. In that position, Craft will serve existing, new, and potential voting members and small press, international, and industry affiliates to foster strong member engagement and retention and to enhance the services ECPA offers to its community. Craft is the former Executive Director of Innovation and Strategic Partnerships at InterVarsity Press and will begin her new…

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ECPA announces five designer judge panel for 2023 Top Shelf Book Cover Award program

ECPA announces five designer judge panel for 2023 Top Shelf Book Cover Award program Each year, professional book designers are recruited to judge the submissions for the industry’s book cover award program, except for last year’s anniversary year.  This year’s judges will review covers in Non-Fiction, Fiction, Children, Bibles.  They are: Jennifer Heuer, Sarah Horgan, Joshua Noom, Chandler Saunders, and Sara Wood. ECPA member publishers are invited to nominate their book and Bible designs until August 15. More…

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End Game Press celebrates winner and finalist for ECPA’s 2023 Christian Book Awards®

End Game Press celebrates winner and finalist for ECPA’s 2023 Christian Book Awards® ECPA honored two End Game Press titles in their prestigious Christian Book Award® celebration past week in Nashville. “Our God is Bigger That That!” by award-winning authors, Michelle Medlock Adams and Eva Marie Everson, tied as one of the winners in the Children’s Book category. Read More…

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Rev. Dr. Jacob Corzine is named Vice President of Publishing at Concordia Publishing House

Rev. Dr. Jacob Corzine is named Vice President of Publishing at Concordia Publishing House Jonathan D. Schultz, President and CEO of Concordia Publishing House (CPH), has announced that Rev. Dr. Jacob Corzine has accepted the call to serve as vice president of publishing. Corzine will begin service at CPH on July 1, 2023. Read More…

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Rend Collective’s Ali Gilkeson to publish children’s book with WaterBrook

Rend Collective’s Ali Gilkeson to publish children’s book with WaterBrook From Ali Gilkeson, of the folk rock band Rend Collective, the children’s picture book MY LIGHTHOUSE offers a whimsical and tender tale of finding adventure, losing your way, and learning to appreciate what you already have. The story is inspired by Rend Collective’s platinum-selling song by the same name, beloved by adults and kids alike. Read More…

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Jesus Calling Podcasts

Voice actor and Tyndale author Jodi Benson is on Jesus Calling Podcast Jodi Benson is best known as the voice actor of Ariel in The Little Mermaid. She recently joined The Jesus Calling Podcast to share that has had the honor and privilege of creating a character that has been known by several generations of parents and children. Benson’s book, “Part of My World,” is available from Tyndale Momentum.   CEO of Ancestry.com Deb Liu on Jesus Calling Podcast Deb Liu recently joined The Jesus…

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Bestselling children’s author, internationally known storyteller Bob Hartman shares the latest adventures from his popular Clever Cub Bible Stories series, on Sept. 6 from David C Cook

Bestselling children’s author, internationally known storyteller Bob Hartman shares the latest adventures from his popular Clever Cub Bible Stories series, on Sept. 6 from David C Cook Author of the YouVersion Bible App for Kids Bible Stories Releases Two New Picture Books from the Clever Cub Series Created to Remind Young Children Of Their Part In God’s Story Bestselling Children’s Author and internationally known Performance Storyteller Bob Hartman brings to life two all new stories poised to entertain and inspire young children with the…

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