Zondervan releases “NIV Thompson Chain-Reference Bible”

Zondervan releases “NIV Thompson Chain-Reference Bible” Zondervan, a division of HarperCollins Christian Publishing, is proud to announce the release of Zondervan’s Thompson® Chain-Reference® Bible in the New International Version (NIV). This is the first updated and revised edition of a Thompson Chain Reference Bible since Zondervan acquired the line from Kirkbride Bible Company in 2020. Read More…

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Zondervan expands Premier Collection Bible line to include NASB, 2020 Text

Zondervan expands Premier Collection Bible line to include NASB, 2020 Text (Grand Rapids, MI, April 2022) – Zondervan, a division of HarperCollins Christian Publishing, is proud to announce the release of the New American Standard Bible (NASB) 2020 Thinline Premier Collection Bible – the first top-quality Premier Collection Bible available in the NASB, 2020 Text. The New American Standard Bible stands on a rich tradition of faithfulness to the original Hebrew, Aramaic, and Greek texts. It has been updated through the years to enhance…

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Bible Gateway interviews Sean McGever, author of “The Good News of Our Limits”

Bible Gateway interviews Sean McGever, author of “The Good News of Our Limits” Are you tired? Stressed? Overworked? Anxious? Are you told you can do it all, but your stamina says you can’t? What does the Bible mean when it says, “I can do all things through Christ”? How should you embrace your God-given limits? Bible Gateway interviewed Sean McGever (@seanmcgever) about his book, “The Good News of Our Limits: Find Greater Peace, Joy, and Effectiveness through God’s Gift of Inadequacy”…

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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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Zondervan wins four Southwestern Journal of Theology 2021 Book Awards

Zondervan wins four Southwestern Journal of Theology 2021 Book Awards A Theology of Paul and His Letters by Douglas Moo named Book of the Year (Nashville, Tenn.) December 3, 2021—Zondervan is honored to have four books recognized in the 2021 Southwestern Journal of Theology (SWJT) Book Awards. The SWJT Book Awards recognize excellence in 12 categories. Nominees and winners are chosen by Southwestern Baptist Theological Seminary faculty, and this year’s winners were announced on December 1. The following Zondervan titles were…

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“The Story” surpasses 5 million milestone

“The Story” surpasses 5 million milestone Grand Rapids, Mich., Oct. 2021– Zondervan today announced that The Story, has sold more than 5 million copies across all formats. Originally released in 2005 as a stand-alone Bible project, The Story was developed into a church campaign in 2007. “We are so proud that The Story has reached and surpassed this sales milestone,” said Melinda Bouma, vice president and publisher of Bibles for Zondervan. “But more important than the number of units sold is the number of lives, spanning many generations,…

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Zondervan releases NRSV C.S. Lewis Bible

Zondervan releases NRSV C.S. Lewis Bible Grand Rapids, MI – Oct. 2021 – Zondervan, a division of HarperCollins Christian Publishing, is proud to announce the release of the NRSV C.S. Lewis Bible. Originally published in 2010, this much beloved Bible has been re-typeset in Zondervan’s exclusive NRSV Comfort Print® typeface. The NRSV C. S. Lewis Bible features readings composed of selections from author C.S. Lewis’s celebrated spiritual classics including Mere Christianity, The Screwtape Letters, The Great Divorce, The Problem of Pain, Miracles, A Grief Observed, The Weight of Glory, and The Abolition…

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Zondervan celebrates 25 years of the NIrV

Zondervan celebrates 25 years of the NIrV October 1996 – October 2021 Grand Rapids, Mich, (Oct. 2021)  – Zondervan, a division of HarperCollins Christian Publishing, and Biblica, a global Bible ministry, are proud to celebrate the 25th anniversary of the New International Reader’s Version (NIrV). Since the first publication of the full NIrV Bible in 1996, it has sold more than 8.5 million copies and impacted the lives of many more around the globe. “There has never been a more…

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Zondervan and Vida Publishing release the “NIV Grace and Truth Study Bible” and “NBLA Biblia de Estudio Gracia y Verdad”

Zondervan and Vida Publishing release the “NIV Grace and Truth Study Bible” and “NBLA Biblia de Estudio Gracia y Verdad” From General Editor Dr. R. Albert Mohler, Jr. Grand, Rapids, Mich. (Aug. 2021) — Zondervan, a division of HarperCollins Christian Publishing, is proud to announce the release of the NIV Grace and Truth Study Bible with General Editor Dr. R. Albert Mohler, Jr. “Nothing on earth is as powerful as God’s Word, and nothing is more important than making God’s Word known,” said Mohler. …

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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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Bible Gateway interviews Kristy Cambron, editor of the “NIV Verse Mapping Bible”

Bible Gateway interviews Kristy Cambron, editor of the “NIV Verse Mapping Bible” What is Verse Mapping? It’s using Bible study tools to research what you’ve just read in the Bible to learn more about what God is saying to you and how you can apply his Word to your life today. It’s comparing Bible translations, focusing on meaningful words, and delving into the deep meaning of each verse using starter verse maps and prompts. Verse mapping will help you study…

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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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Bible Gateway interviews Jodie Berndt, author of “Praying the Scriptures for Your Teens”

Bible Gateway interviews Jodie Berndt, author of “Praying the Scriptures for Your Teens” How can parents’ prayers be their greatest asset and source of wisdom in raising teenagers in today’s world; especially when teens are confronted with such daunting issues as pornography, addiction, self-harm anxiety, rebellion, technology use, dealing with disappointment, and more? It’s never been tougher to be a teen—or the parent of one. How can the Bible be your source for prayers to powerfully influence your teen’s life?…

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