Tyndale House Names New President, Chairman of the Board

TYNDALE HOUSE NAMES NEW PRESIDENT, CHAIRMAN OF THE BOARD CAROL STREAM, ILL. (January 22, 2016) – The board of directors of Tyndale House Publishers has elected longtime president Mark Taylor to serve as chairman of the board and chief executive officer. The board also promoted Jeff Johnson to the role of president and chief operating officer. The transition in leadership follows the retirement of Charles W. (Chuck) Stair, who chaired his last meeting of the board of directors for Tyndale House…

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Tyndale Momentum to Publish Book with NFL’s Benjamin Watson

TYNDALE MOMENTUM TO PUBLISH BOOK WITH NFL’S BENJAMIN WATSON One of the nation’s most influential voices on race and religion will release Under Our Skin on November 17 CAROL STREAM, Ill. (August 20, 2015) — Benjamin Watson (@BenjaminSWatson), a veteran tight end for the NFL’s New Orleans Saints, has rapidly become one of the most well-respected voices in American culture. His heartfelt and thoughtful essays on cultural hot topics such as the shooting of Michael Brown by a police officer in Ferguson, Missouri,…

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Tyndale House Publishers to Release New Book with “Heaven” Author Randy Alcorn

Tyndale House Publishers to Release New Book with “Heaven” Author Randy Alcorn Contact: Maggie Rowe maggierowe@tyndale.com 630.784.5333  Carol Stream, Ill. – August 12, 2015 – Tyndale House Publishers (@tyndalehouse) announces the upcoming publication of Happiness, a new book by Randy Alcorn, noted author of Heaven. Scheduled for hardcover release, Happiness (ISBN: 978-1-4143-8934-9/$24.99/ October 2015) challenges the prevalent belief that God wants his followers to be holy but not happy, and that joy and happiness are fundamentally different. Despite his thesis, Alcorn is careful to distinguish biblical happiness from a…

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Gongwer’s LEAD…For God’s Sake! Surpasses 100,000 in Print with Tyndale House Publishers

Gongwer’s LEAD…For God’s Sake! Surpasses 100,000 in Print with Tyndale House Publishers Originally self-published, Tyndale Acquired Book in 2011 WHEATON, ILL. – In October 2011, Tyndale House Publishers launched a previously self-published book by Todd Gongwer, a South Bend, Ind.-based author titled LEAD…for God’s Sake! The book, which had already received glowing endorsements from such individuals as former Notre Dame head coach Lou Holtz, now has more than 100,000 copies in print, which does not included the copies that the book sold prior to…

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Tyndale House Publishers Focuses on Author Development and Strategy with New Position

Tyndale House Publishers Focuses on Author Development and Strategy with New Position Andrea Martin named Director of Author Development and Strategic Partnerships (Chicago, July 2015)— Tyndale House Publishers is committed to partnering with authors and their ministries to help them grow and reach out to as many people as possible with the good news of Jesus Christ.  In an effort to continue to discover new and creative ways to maximize author exposure and book sales for the long term, beyond the normal…

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Tyndale House Wins Lawsuit Against HHS Mandate

Tyndale House Wins Lawsuit Against HHS Mandate Tyndale House, one of the largest privately-held Christian publishers of books, Bibles, and digital media, won its lawsuit against the HHS mandate with a ruling issued by a federal district court on July 15. The permanent victory means that the Christian-owned publishing house will not be subject to the federal contraceptive mandate, which was issued four years ago by the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services (HSS). The mandate, which is a…

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Tyndale House Authors Win 2015 Christy Awards

Tyndale House Authors Win 2015 Christy Awards Lisa Wingate’s The Story Keeper named best in Contemporary Fiction and Tracy Groot’s The Sentinels of Andersonville named best in Historical Fiction Contact: Katie Dodillet katiedodillet@tyndale.com 630.784.5275 CAROL STREAM, Ill.— June 30, 2015—Tyndale House Publishers is pleased to announce that Lisa Wingate and Tracy Groot both received Christy Awards at the 2015 Christy Awards ceremony, held on Monday, June 29, at the Rosen Centre Hotel in Orlando, Fla. The sixteenth annual Christy celebration was held in conjunction…

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Novelist Rachelle Dekker Connects with Fans through Live Periscope Chat on July 9

Novelist Rachelle Dekker Connects with Fans through Live Periscope Chat on July 9  Rachelle Dekker, author of the newly released novel The Choosing (May 19, 2015, Tyndale House), will be chatting with her fans live on Periscope Thursday, July 9 at 7:30 p.m. Central.  Readers and fans of Rachelle will be able to log on to Periscope and join her for a twenty-minute question and answer session about her writing, The Choosing, and her life in general.  Periscope, which is owned by Twitter, allows users…

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Two Tyndale House Publishers Titles Win 2015 Christian Book Awards®

Two Tyndale House Publishers Titles Win 2015 Christian Book Awards®  Contact: Katie Dodillet katiedodillet@tyndale.com 630.784.5275 CAROL STREAM, Ill.—May 6, 2015—Tyndale House Publishers is pleased to announce that two Tyndale titles have been named winners of the 2015 Christian Book Awards®. These awards are given by the Evangelical Christian Publishers Association (ECPA) to the titles representing the best Christian book and Bible releases of the year across the following categories: Non-Fiction, Fiction, Inspiration, Children’s, Bible Reference, Bibles, and New Author.  According…

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Tyndale House Publishers Signs Book Deal with Award-Winning Children’s Author Mary Manz Simon

Tyndale House Publishers Signs Book Deal with Award-Winning Children’s Author Mary Manz Simon  Contact: Katie Dodillet katiedodillet@tyndale.com 630.784.527  Carol Stream, Ill.—May 7, 2015—Tyndale House Publishers announces the signing of a book deal with award-winning author Dr. Mary Manz Simon. Where Does Love Hide?, a full-color lift-the-flap book written by Manz Simon, will release in spring 2016. Tyndale acquisitions director Linda Howard notes that “Where Does Love Hide? makes use of beautiful imagery and easy-to-remember Bible verses, teaching children that love can be shown…

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Five Tyndale House Publishers Authors Named Finalists for 2015 Christy Award

Five Tyndale House Publishers Authors Named Finalists for 2015 Christy Award Contact: Katie Dodillet katiedodillet@tyndale.com 630.784.5275 CAROL STREAM, Ill.—April 21, 2015—Tyndale House Publishers is pleased to announce that five Tyndale fiction authors have been named finalists for a 2015 Christy Award, honoring excellence in Christian fiction. These authors have been recognized as finalists in the following categories: CONTEMPORARY Lisa Wingate, The Story Keeper CONTEMPORARY ROMANCE DiAnn Mills, Firewall CONTEMPORARY SERIES Susan May Warren, When I Fall in Love  HISTORICAL Randy Singer, The Advocate Tracy…

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Tyndale’s 101 Color & Sing Bible Stories and Author Stephen Elkins named as Finalist For 2015 Christian Book Awards®

Tyndale’s 101 Color & Sing Bible Stories and Author Stephen Elkins named as Finalist For 2015 Christian Book Awards® Activity Feature Enhancement for Children’s Introductory Storybook Experience of the Color & Sing Bible is Recognized Carol Stream, Ill.—Tyndale House Publishers’ and author Stephen Elkins’ 101 Color & Sing Bible Stories have been announced as a Finalist for The Evangelical Christian Publishers Association (ECPA) 2015 Christian Book Awards®, honoring Christian publishing’s best book and Bible releases of the year. In 101 Color & Sing Bible Stories (Tyndale, March 2014)…

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Seven Tyndale Titles named as Finalists For 2015 Christian Book Awards®

Seven Tyndale Titles named as Finalists for 2015 Christian Book Awards® Media Contact:  Andrea Martin: andreamartin@tyndale.com / 630-784-5318  Carol Stream, IL (April 20, 2015) – The following Tyndale House Publishers titles have been announced as Finalists for The Evangelical Christian Publishers Association (ECPA) 2015 Christian Book Awards®, honoring Christian publishing’s best book and Bible releases of the year: Bibles: Every Man’s Bible NIV, Stephen Arterburn & Dean Merrill, General Editors  Tyndale House Publishers, 978-1-4143-8105-3  Life Application Study Bible HCSB Tyndale House Publishers, 978-1-4143-8120-6  Children: …

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Tyndale House’s ‘The Waiting’ to be featured on NBC’s “Today” for Mother’s Day

Tyndale House’s ‘The Waiting‘ to be featured on NBC’s “Today” for Mother’s Day “(Author Cathy) LaGrow (with Cindy Coloma) tells Minka’s story with candor that makes the characters come alive. It is a stunning story of forgiveness, faithfulness, and persistent hope.” – Publisher’s Weekly Carol Stream, Ill. – Tyndale House Publishers announced that The Waiting, the stunning true story of a lost child, a lifetime of longing, and a miracle for a mother who never game up, will be featured on NBC’s “Today” on Thursday,…

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Former Victoria’s Secret Runway Model and Author Kylie Bisutti Releases Devotional A new 30-day guide to help girls discover what it really means to be beautiful

Former Victoria’s Secret Runway Model and Author Kylie Bisutti Releases Devotional A new 30-day guide to help girls discover what it really means to be beautiful Contact: Andrea Martin andreamartin@tyndale.com 630.784.5318 (Chicago, April 2014)—Former Victoria’s Secret Runway Model Kylie Bisutti wants girls to know that true beauty is not what the media preaches. 30 Days to a More Beautiful You, releasing from Tyndale House Publishers in May (ISBN: 978-1-4143-9719-1), is a pocket-size devotional, priced at an affordable 99 cents, that Bisutti hopes girls…

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