Tyndale Fiction to publish Lynn Austin, bestselling Christy Award–winning author

Tyndale Fiction to publish Lynn Austin, bestselling Christy Award–winning author If I Were You Releasing in June 2020 Carol Stream, Ill. (January 16, 2020) — Tyndale House Publishers (@tyndalehouse) announced today that they have acquired beloved and award-winning fiction author Lynn Austin. Austin is an eight-time Christy Award winner and was inducted into the Christy Award Hall of Fame in 2013. Tyndale’s acquisition of Lynn Austin includes four books of historical fiction, the first two of which are set during World…

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Bible Gateway Interviews

Bible Gateway interviews Mike Novotny, author of “3 Words That Will Change Your Life” How can the sentence “GOD is here” be the key to more happiness, less boredom, more rest, less rush, more love, less drama, more peace, less fear? How should you change your perspective from merely enjoying the good moments in your life to worshiping the God who is right here, right now? Bible Gateway interviewed Mike Novotny (@timeofgracemin) about his book, “3 Words That Will Change…

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Author Jack Deere joins the Jesus Calling podcast

Author Jack Deere joins the Jesus Calling podcast Jesus Calling podcast welcomes author and speaker Jack Deere, who shares the most painful moment of his life, a moment when he almost gave up hope. Deere reminds us how important it is to cling to faith in times of crisis, how God stepped in to guide and help him through suffering, and how we can share our own experiences to support others who are struggling. Deere’s book, “Even in Our Darkness: A…

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Oasis Family Media acquires full Edgar Rice Burroughs collection

Oasis Family Media acquires full Edgar Rice Burroughs collection Publisher bringing 80-plus titles to audio, including Tarzan and John Carter of Mars books CAROL STREAM, IL, January 16, 2020—Oasis Audio, a leading independent audiobook publisher, today announced that they have obtained an exclusive master audiobook license with Edgar Rice Burroughs, Inc., the company that manages the worldwide rights to the creator of the iconic characters Tarzan®, John Carter of Mars®, Carson of Venus® and many others. The agreement between Oasis Family…

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D.C. Jacobson & Associates rebrands as Illuminate Literary Agency

D.C. Jacobson & Associates rebrands as Illuminate Literary Agency PORTLAND, OR — D.C. Jacobson & Associates, one of the ECPA’s leading literary agencies, announces the launch of its new name and brand identity, Illuminate Literary Agency. Illuminate’s branding features the tagline “We light the way so your words shine brighter™” and the new website illuminateliterary.com. Illuminate’s messaging emphasizes the agency’s values of author care, collaboration, and strategic guidance throughout an author’s publishing career. The new site features easy to navigate indexes of…

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Charisma House hires new VP of Content Development

Charisma House hires new VP of Content Development Kyle Duncan, thirty-year publishing veteran, will join the publisher  Orlando, Florida, January 16, 2020 – Charisma House, the book group of Charisma Media, announces that publishing veteran and executive Kyle Duncan has been hired as vice president of acquisitions and content development. In his new role at Charisma House, Duncan will oversee author acquisitions, planning, and development for the publisher’s products. He will report directly to Marcos Perez, publisher and executive vice…

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Center for Public Justice CEO to present at ECPA Leadership Summit

Center for Public Justice CEO to present at ECPA Leadership Summit Chelsea Langston Bombino, CEO of Center for Public Justice, has been confirmed as a speaker at the upcoming ECPA Leadership Summit, held May 5-6 at the Nashville Airport Marriott in Nashville, Tenn.  Other speakers confirmed include NPD industry analyst Kristen McLean and AAP CEO Maria Pallante. “This annual event is where executive and management teams in Christian publishing gather to connect and learn about current issues and trends important to the…

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Tyndale House Publishers releases four New Living Expressions gift products in the Spring of 2020

Tyndale House Publishers releases four New Living Expressions gift products in the Spring of 2020 Carol Steam, Ill. (January 6, 2020) — This spring, Tyndale House Publishers will release four new gift books from its Living Expressions line, designed to cultivate and encourage readers’ faith. This beautiful collection features titles for the questioning or committed believer, created to inform our daily time with God. These products will nurture souls with prayer, instill confidence in God’s character, and respond to our…

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Tyndale House Publishers and Tecarta launch Refresh devotional app

Tyndale House Publishers and Tecarta launch Refresh devotional app Tap into daily refreshment with this daily devotional Bible app for women and men CAROL STREAM, ILL. (January 8, 2020) – In partnership with Tecarta (www.tecartabible.com), Tyndale House Publishers (@tyndalehouse) has launched Refresh (www.refreshdevos.com), the most comprehensive yet easy-to-use Bible devotional app ever developed. With more than 23,000 daily readings written by Tyndale authors such as Ann Voskamp, Nancy Guthrie, David Jeremiah, Tony Dungy, and Gary Chapman, readers may customize their own personal reading plan on topics that meet them where they are…

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Viral YouTube sensation Pastor Michael Todd releasing debut book, “Relationship Goals” 

Viral YouTube sensation Pastor Michael Todd releasing debut book, “Relationship Goals” Based on the Sermon Series of the same name with over 15 million views, book is a candid, inspiring guide to finding lasting love by getting real about relationship goals for dating, marriage, and sex COLORADO SPRINGS, Colo. – Michael Todd, the lead pastor of Transformation Church in Tulsa, OK, and a fresh and honest voice resonating with millions of people across the country is releasing his debut book, Relationship Goals: How to Win…

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NavPress to publish intimate collection of Eugene Peterson’s letters

NavPress to publish intimate collection of Eugene Peterson’s letters Letters to a Young Pastor: Timothy Conversations between Father and Son will feature letters from Peterson to his son Eric CAROL STREAM, ILL. (January 9, 2020) – NavPress (@NavPress) has announced that on June 9, 2020, it will release a collection of letters written by pastor/theologian Eugene H. Peterson.  Letters to a Young Pastor: Timothy Conversations between Father and Son (Hardcover, ISBN: 978-1-64158-111-0, $19.99), for the first time in print, will provide readers with an intimate look…

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Jeannie Gaffigan pens foreword to “Your Blue Flame” by Jennifer Fulwiler

Jeannie Gaffigan pens foreword to “Your Blue Flame” by Jennifer Fulwiler Jeannie Gaffigan, executive producer of The Jim Gaffigan Show and New York Times bestselling author of “When Life Gives You Pears,” praised Jennifer Fulwiler’s upcoming book in the foreword, writing: “In a book that is part The Artist’s Way and part ‘Change Your Life, I Changed Mine!’, Jennifer Fulwiler has a plan for you to find your true passion and to not let anything stand in your way.” Jennifer Fulwiler is a comedian, radio personality and mother…

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Bible Gateway interviews Greg Koukl, author of “Tactics”

Bible Gateway interviews Greg Koukl, author of “Tactics” How do you have a conversation with someone who is intent on proving Christianity wrong and won’t accept the Bible as a source of authority? How can you artfully regain control of discussions, keeping them moving forward in constructive ways, comfortably and graciously maneuvering through the minefields of a challenging dialogue to get people thinking about Jesus? Bible Gateway interviewed Gregory Koukl (@gregkoukl) about his book, “Tactics (2nd Edition): A Game Plan for Discussing…

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Jesus Calling Podcasts

Enneagram coach Beth McCord joins Jesus Calling podcast Beth McCord is passionate about helping others find meaningful relationships and a life of deep purpose using a tool called the Enneagram, a system of personality typing that describes the different ways people view the world and manage their emotions.  Beth shares how helpful it is to learn the motivations behind our actions and the actions of others, and when we do, we are better equipped to be kind to them —…

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Baker Publishing Group wins Christianity Today Awards

Baker Publishing Group wins Christianity Today Awards Ada, Mich. (January 7, 2020)—Christianity Today recently announced the winners of their 2020 Book Awards. Two Baker Publishing Group titles received top honors, and one title received an award of merit. Light from Distant Stars by Shawn Smucker was selected as the winner in the Fiction category, and On the Road with Saint Augustine by James K. A. Smith won the Spiritual Formation category. For the Life of the World by Miroslav Volf and Matthew Croasmun received an award of merit in the Theology/Ethics…

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