Zondervan announces new book with renowned Enneagram expert Christopher L. Heuertz

Zondervan announces new book with renowned Enneagram expert Christopher L. Heuertz Christopher L. Heuertz is releasing his next book with Zondervan, called The Enneagram of Belonging, which will guide readers to practicing self-compassion so they can accept all aspects of their personality types—the positive traits, and the ones that can cause us shame. Heuertz is an international accredited instructor who was introduced to the Enneagram almost 20 years ago while working in the slums of Cambodia and has been mentored by…

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Bunmi Laditan signs contract with Zondervan

Bunmi Laditan signs contract with Zondervan Novelist and social media star Bunmi Laditan (Confessions of a Domestic Failure) has signed a new contract with Zondervan Books. Her new book—Dear God: Honest Prayers to a God Who Listens—features a collection of letters, poems, and prayers written by Laditan to God while praying and wrestling with her faith. Zondervan executive editor Carolyn McCready took world rights from Holly Bemiss of the Susan Rabiner Literary Agency. Dear God is scheduled for publication in January 2021.

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Zondervan releases the NIV Starting Place Study Bible

Zondervan releases the NIV Starting Place Study Bible Do you want to spend more time in God’s Word—but you’re not sure where to start?  Begin with the NIV Starting Place Study Bible Grand Rapids, Mich., Feb. 26, 2019 — The Bible’s depth can seem overwhelming, but within the pages of Scripture you will find words of peace, hope, and love waiting for you. Sometimes the hardest part of beginning is knowing where to start. The NIV Starting Place Study Bible guides…

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Sara Hagerty renews contract with Zondervan

Sara Hagerty renews contract with Zondervan Grand Rapids, Mich., Sept. 24, 2018 – Sara Hagerty, author of Every Bitter Thing is Sweet and Unseen, has signed a new two-book contract with Zondervan. The first title in the contract, Adore, is set to release in 2020. Hagerty is represented by Mike Salisbury with Yates & Yates and world rights were acquired by Zondervan associate publisher Stephanie Smith. In Adore, Hagerty invites readers to experience the presence of an unconventional God in the midst of the grit of life through…

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Zondervan hires Mick Silva as senior acquisitions editor

Zondervan hires Mick Silva as senior acquisitions editor (Grand Rapids, MI) August 20, 2018—Zondervan announced Mick Silva today as the new senior acquisitions editor for Zondervan nonfiction trade books. Silva’s publishing experience includes writing and acquisitions for Focus on the Family and Waterbrook Multnomah. In those roles, he acquired memoir, self-help, marriage, parenting, Christian living, men’s interest, young family and teen books and developed ancillary products. In recent years, Silva has consulted and coached nonfiction writers, editing for several large and…

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Zondervan senior editor-at-large Bob Hudson to retire in September

Zondervan senior editor-at-large Bob Hudson to retire in September Grand Rapids, Mich., July 12, 2018 — After 34 years at Zondervan, Bob Hudson, senior editor-at-large, has announced his plan to retire, effective September 28, 2018. Hudson has been a key figure at Zondervan, personally editing hundreds of books by authors including Philip Yancey, Walter Wangerin Jr., Lee Strobel, Terri Blackstock, Luci Shaw, Joni Eareckson Tada, Brock and Bodie Thoene, Tim LaHaye, Ann Spangler, Charles Colson, Gregory Boyd, Brandilyn Collins, Calvin Miller, Eugene…

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Ravi Zacharias and Abdu Murray bring a fresh perspective on Jesus in new book with Zondervan

Ravi Zacharias and Abdu Murray bring a fresh perspective on Jesus in new book with Zondervan Jesus through Eastern Eyes to release February 2020 GRAND RAPIDS, Mich., Apr. 11, 2018 — Ravi Zacharias, president of Ravi Zacharias International Ministries, and Abdu Murray, North American Director with Ravi Zacharias International Ministries, have signed on to publish a co-authored book, Jesus through Eastern Eyes, with Zondervan in February 2020. In the West Jesus is usually seen through one lens: that of Western reasoning and linear thought….

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SIL International and Zondervan Academic working together to aid global Bible translation efforts

SIL International and Zondervan Academic working together to aid global Bible translation efforts Zondervan Academic providing dozens of academic resources, including online courses, to support efficient and accurate Bible translation work around the world Grand Rapids, Mich., March 8, 2018 — Zondervan Academic is pleased to announce their support of SIL International®, a faith-based nonprofit organization committed to serving language communities worldwide. Zondervan Academic is providing to SIL some of the world’s top biblical resources to support efficient and accurate Bible translation…

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Zondervan editor John Sloan to retire in December

Zondervan editor John Sloan to retire in December (Grand Rapids, MI) November 1, 2017—After a 34-year editorial career at Zondervan, John Sloan, senior executive editor, has announced his plan to retire, effective December 15, 2017. Sloan has been a key figure at Zondervan, acquiring and personally editing hundreds of books that have fostered spiritual growth, compelled readers to Christ, and changed lives. John has played a vital role in helping authors create bestselling content in books like What’s So Amazing about Grace by…

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Zondervan introduces a distraction-free Bible reading experience with books of the Bible arranged in an ancient and traditional way

Zondervan introduces a distraction-free Bible reading experience with books of the Bible arranged in an ancient and traditional way Rediscover the Holy Art of Reading with The NIV Sola Scriptura Bible Project Grand Rapids, Mich., Oct. 20, 2017 — Sola scriptura (Latin for “by Scripture alone”), the foundation of the Protestant Reformation 500 years ago, was a call to return to the roots of our faith by embracing Scripture alone as our highest authority. The NIV Sola Scriptura Bible Project shares that vision and invites us…

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Thomas Nelson and Zondervan announce Retailer Training Program for New Comfort Print® KJV, NKJV, and NIV Bibles

   Thomas Nelson and Zondervan announce Retailer Training Program for New Comfort Print® KJV, NKJV, and NIV Bibles U.S. Retail Associates Who Complete the Training Will Be Entered in a Sweepstakes Drawing for the Chance to Win Comfort Prizes Grand Rapids, Mich., July 28, 2017 – Beginning July 31, Thomas Nelson and Zondervan are opening the “Get Comfortable with Comfort Print®” retailer training program. This training will help retail associates understand the background, purpose, and important benefit of Comfort Print®, which is easy to read…

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Case Study: The Plans I Have For YOU Devotional

Released at the end of 2015, The Plans I Have for YOU devotional is a 90 day devotional created for elementary age children. The devotional is penned by children’s authors Amy Parker and Vanessa Brantley-Newton.  Amy Parker has sold more than thirty books for children, teens, and adults. She has also collaborated with authors ranging from New York Times bestsellers to her very own son. Two of her collaborations are recipients of Christian Retailing’s Best awards, and she has also won…

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Bible Gateway posts author interviews: Michael Bird and Nabeel Quresh

Bible Gateway posts author interviews: Michael Bird and Nabeel Quresh Bible Gateway Interview: How God Became Jesus: The Real Origins of Belief in Jesus’ Divine Nature—A Response to Bart Ehrman (Zondervan, 2014) Did Jesus’ disciples believe that Jesus was God? Was Jesus’ divinity something that was attributed to him after the fact—perhaps even centuries later—by the early church? A team of five Bible scholars refute this idea in How God Became Jesus: The Real Origins of Belief in Jesus’ Divine Nature—A Response to…

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Zondervan Names New Senior Acquisitions Editor

Zondervan Names New Senior Acquisitions Editor Contact:  Jolene Barto Communications Associate tel:   615.902.1113 web:   Jolene.Barto@HarperCollins.com Grand Rapids, MI – Stan Gundry, SVP and Editor-in-Chief for Zondervan, recently announced the promotion of Madison Trammel to Senior Acquisitions Editor for Digital, Reference, and Reflective titles. Trammel will work within Zondervan’s Church, Academic, Reference, and Reflective (CARR) publishing group, which is led by Gundry.  Trammel has been a part of Zondervan’s editorial team since January 2011, when he began as Acquisitions Editor in the CARR Publishing…

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The Parable Group and Westbow Press Announce Writing Contest Winner

THE PARABLE GROUP AND WESTBOW PRESS ANNOUNCE WRITING CONTEST WINNER Contact: Sally Ross Tel. (805) 543-2644 x590 Email: sally.ross@parable.com (July 13, 2015) – The Parable Group, a leading retail and marketing services provider, and WestBow Press, the self-publishing division of Thomas Nelson and Zondervan, the world’s largest Christian publisher, today announced William Thorton as the Grand Prize winner of the 2015 Aspiring Authors Writing Contest. Thorton’s manuscript, Set Your Fields on Fire, was selected from several hundred entrants. His winning novel will be…

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