Zondervan releases new “Journal the Word Bible for Girls”

Zondervan releases new “Journal the Word Bible for Girls” (Grand Rapids, Mich., April 2022) – Zondervan, a division of HarperCollins Christian Publishing, is proud to announce the release of the most recent edition of the Journal the Word™ Bible for Girls, now in the New International Reader’s Version (NIrV). The NIrV Journal theWord™ Bible for Girls is specifically crafted for the younger reader, providing a place to capture their thoughts while learning Scripture. The thick paper and wide margins are perfect for journaling thoughts and prayers…

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Author and speaker Shauna Niequist interviewed on Jesus Calling Podcast

Author and speaker Shauna Niequist interviewed on Jesus Calling Podcast Shauna Niequist recently joined the Jesus Calling Podcast to share how she enjoys a “breath” prayer practice where she thinks consciously about breathing in God’s peace, and breathing out her own anxiety. Niequist’s book, “I Guess I Haven’t Learned That Yet,” is available from Zondervan. More…

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Zondervan releases Jesus Bible Artist Editions featuring the work of artist Joshua Noom

Zondervan releases Jesus Bible Artist Editions featuring the work of artist Joshua Noom Grand Rapids, MI, March 2022 – Zondervan, a division of HarperCollins Christian Publishing, is excited to announce the release of The Jesus Bible Artist Edition, NIV, and The Jesus Bible Artist Edition, ESV, featuring cover designs by award-winning designer and illustrator, Joshua Noom. “We are thrilled to have Joshua contribute his design talent to the bestselling The Jesus Bible,” said Melinda Bouma, vice president and publisher of Bibles for Zondervan. “His unique, on-trend…

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Zondervan wins three 2022 Christianity Today Book of the Year Awards

Zondervan wins three 2022 Christianity Today Book of the Year Awards (Nashville, Tenn.) January 4, 2022—Zondervan is honored to have three books awarded in the 2022 Christianity Today Book Awards, which were announced on December 14. Annually, Christianity Today chooses books in thirteen main categories that are “most likely to shape evangelical life, thought, and culture.” The following Zondervan titles were recognized: Urban Apologetics: Restoring Black Dignity with the Gospel edited by Eric Mason – Book of the Year (Apologetics and Evangelism) Zondervan Reflective A Theology of Paul…

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Zonderkidz book, “Goodnight Manger,” given to over 700 families in NICU’s around the country at Christmas

Zonderkidz book, “Goodnight Manger,” given to over 700 families in NICU’s around the country at Christmas Zonderkidz author Laura Sassi connected with Jessika Sanders, of the non-profit ministry Praying Through the NICU this fall on social media. A 15-book donation of the seasonal favorite Goodnight, Manger from the author and Zonderkidz grew into an idea which got funding support from ministry supporters around the country and resulted in 771 books being presented to hospitals with NICUs and PICUs in 16 states this…

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Laura Bartlett named associate publisher for Zondervan Bibles

Laura Bartlett named associate publisher for Zondervan Bibles Grand Rapids, Mich. (July 13, 2021) — Zondervan today announced Laura Bartlett as the new associate publisher for its Bibles team, which publishes multiple Bible translations: the New International Version (NIV), New International Reader’s Version (NIrV), New Revised Standard Version (NRSV), New American Standard Bible (NASB), and the Amplified Bible (AMP). Bartlett is an 18-year Christian publishing veteran, most recently serving as director for three Kregel imprints: Kregel Academic, Kregel Ministry, and Kregel Classics. In…

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Katherine Easter named acquisitions editor for Zonderkidz

Katherine Easter named acquisitions editor for Zonderkidz Grand Rapids, Mich. (July 6, 2021) — Zondervan today announced Katherine Easter as acquisitions editor for Zonderkidz, the children’s imprint for Zondervan. As acquisitions editor, Easter will identify and acquire authors to create picture books, nonfiction, middle grade, and young adult (YA) titles. She will work alongside Megan Dobson, the v-p and publisher for Zonderkidz, to steward brands including The Beginner’s Bible and The Berenstain Bears. Easter joined HarperCollins Christian Publishing two-and-a-half years ago as…

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Influencer Campaign Case Study for Better Together from Zondervan’s Gift Books Division

Better Together from Zondervan’s Gift Books division is an inspirational hardcover coffee table book for people of all ages to enjoy. It features adorable animal photos alongside meaningful quotes on the topics of friendship, love, respect, compassion, and unity. It highlights the very best things about friendships and makes a great gift! FrontGate Media was hired to promote Better Together through our Social Influencer Group to increase awareness, engagement, and book sales.  Target Audience The ideal audience for this campaign…

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Zondervan’s Verse Mapping Bible with Kristy Cambron: Multi-Tactic Campaign Case Study

Verse Mapping was developed by author Kristy Cambron to help readers get “real” about studying the Bible. Over the years, Kristy has developed multiple Bible studies and a community for people to learn more about God’s Word.  Kristy recently released her new Verse Mapping Bible, and FrontGate Media was hired by HarperCollins’ Zondervan imprint to create and manage various launch campaign tactics. Each campaign took place over eight weeks with the goal of sales, social engagement, and new Facebook group…

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NIV Biblical Theology Study Bible surpasses 100k milestone

NIV Biblical Theology Study Bible surpasses 100k milestone Grand Rapids, Mich. (March 2021) – Zondervan, a division of HarperCollins Christian Publishing, today announced the NIV Biblical Theology Study Bible, has sold more than 100,000 copies across all formats.  The NIV Biblical Theology Study Bible was edited by Dr. D.A. Carson, research professor of New Testament at Trinity Evangelical Divinity School, and is full of robust study features that allow readers to unpack God’s story. It enables readers to ponder the…

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Zondervan’s MasterLectures reaches the 100th video course milestone

Zondervan’s MasterLectures reaches the 100th video course milestone Grand Rapids, Mich, March 2021—Zondervan, a division of HarperCollins Christian Publishing, today announced that the one hundredth video course is now available on its streaming video platform, MasterLectures. MasterLectures offers subscribers unlimited streaming access to thousands of video lectures on the Bible, theology, apologetics, biblical languages, and leadership. “Reaching this milestone indicates the demand for high-quality, trustworthy video learning materials has never been greater,” said Stan Gundry, senior vice president and publisher…

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Zondervan celebrates the life of Celebrate Recovery co-founder, John Baker

Zondervan celebrates the life of Celebrate Recovery co-founder, John Baker Grand Rapids, Mich. (March 3, 2021) – Zondervan author and co-founder of Celebrate Recovery, John Baker, died on February 23, 2021 at age 72. Baker co-founded Celebrate Recovery with Rick Warren out of Saddleback Church in Lake Forest, CA, after participating in Alcoholics Anonymous and desiring a Christ-centered 12-step program to help people overcome their hurts, habits, and hang-ups. According to the Celebrate Recovery website, since 1991, millions of people have participated in…

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Zondervan wins four 2020 Christianity Today Book Awards

Zondervan wins four 2020 Christianity Today Book Awards Justification by Michael Horton named Theology/Ethics Book of the Year (Nashville, Tenn.) December 12, 2019—Zondervan is honored to have four books recognized in the 2020 Christianity Today Book Awards, which were announced on December 10. Annually, Christianity Today chooses books in twelve main categories that are “most likely to shape evangelical life, thought, and culture.” The following Zondervan titles were recognized: Cultural Apologetics: Renewing the Christian Voice, Conscience, and Imagination in a Disenchanted World by Paul M. Gould –…

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Zondervan announces new Study Bible: the NIV Storyline Bible

Zondervan announces new Study Bible: the NIV Storyline Bible A Study Bible that Weaves God’s Story Together for an Unraveling World Grand Rapids, Mich., April 2019–  Zondervan is pleased to announce the release of the NIV Storyline Bible. “We’re thrilled to be extending the impact of the original Biblemesh course (The Biblical Story Project), developed in partnership with Tim Keller and other notable theologians, through the publication of this unique new Bible,” says Melinda Bouma, Publisher, Zondervan Bible Group. Journey through the interwoven…

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New Zondervan book explains Biblical theology through infographics and illustrations

New Zondervan book explains Biblical theology through infographics and illustrations Continuing their best-selling ‘Visual Theology’ series, authors Tim Challies and Josh Byers show how to read, trust and understand God’s Word GRAND RAPIDS, Mich., March 26, 2019 — Over the past several decades, belief in the Bible has steadily declined. In 2017, Gallup found that only 24 percent believe the Bible is the literal word of God, the lowest in a 40-year trend. Even among Christians, engagement with the Bible is waning….

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