Ascender Books releases the second book in The Heart of the Caregiver series

Ascender Books releases the second book in The Heart of the Caregiver series The Peaceful Caregiver will offer invaluable support for those caring for loved ones BIRMINGHAM: Iron Stream Media announces The Peaceful Caregiver: From Stressed to Blessed / Ascender Books / December 2, 2019 / ISBN: 978-1-56309-295-4 / $15.99) by author, caregiver, and caregiver advocate Mary Tutterow. Caregivers face incredible stress. Yet in the midst of it all, God gently calls you to come to Him for rest and refreshment. In The Peaceful Caregiver, discover that…

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IVP signs Christopher L. Heuertz as Enneagram book series editor, as Enneagram Today website launches

IVP signs Christopher L. Heuertz as Enneagram book series editor, as Enneagram Today website launches WESTMONT, IL—Christopher L. Heuertz has signed a contract with InterVarsity Press to serve as the series editor for Enneagram Daily Reflections, which will provide daily readings for those who want to learn more about the Enneagram, a personality typing system. The series is scheduled to release in October 2020. “What an honor to be included in this much-needed devotional series. With the rapidly growing body…

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13 West Michigan schools take the Christmas Break Reading Challenge

13 West Michigan schools take the Christmas Break Reading Challenge Grand Rapids, MI—Baker Book House knows reading is its own reward, but that hasn’t stopped the store from rewarding readers too. This past summer, Baker’s summer reading program had 1,802 participants who earned a combined total of $18,615 in store gift certificates. This December, the store is adding a new reward program aimed at Christmas break. So far, 13 area schools have taken up Baker’s new Christmas Break Reading Challenge….

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Bible Gateway Interviews

Bible Gateway interviews Dudley Delffs, author of “The Faith of Queen Elizabeth” What role does the Bible have in the life of Queen Elizabeth II, the longest reigning monarch in British history? How has her inspirational character and profound faith been shaped by Scripture? Bible Gateway interviewed Dudley Delffs, author of “The Faith of Queen Elizabeth: The Poise, Grace and Quiet Strength Behind the Crown” (Zondervan, 2019). Read this interview. Bible Gateway interviews Cynthia Heald, author of “The Faithful Way” What does…

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Top religious freedom attorney Luke Goodrich receives awards from WORLD Magazine and The Gospel Coalition for new book, “Free to Believe”

Top religious freedom attorney Luke Goodrich receives awards from WORLD Magazine and The Gospel Coalition for new book, “Free to Believe” COLORADO SPRINGS, Colo. (December 9, 2019)—One of the nation’s top attorneys, Luke Goodrich, was recently honored with two noteworthy awards for his new book Free to Believe: The Battle Over Religious Liberty in America (Multnomah). WORLD Magazine chose Free to Believe as Book of the Year in the Understanding America category. An interview with Goodrich is featured in WORLD’s December 7 issue which can also be…

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IVP receives two Gospel Coalition 2019 Book Awards

IVP receives two Gospel Coalition 2019 Book Awards WESTMONT, IL—With nearly three hundred books reviewed each year between their academic journal Themelios and their regular book review section, The Gospel Coalition has chosen two IVP titles among its top twelve books of the year. The Gospel Coalition 2019 Book Awards went to He Descended to the Dead and A Big Gospel in Small Places. TGC editor Ivan Mesa said, “At the end of each year we take stock of the most helpful titles across various…

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WaterBrook Multnomah promotes Andrew Stoddard to Editorial Director

WaterBrook Multnomah promotes Andrew Stoddard to Editorial Director WaterBrook Multnomah has announced the following promotions: LAURA BARKER. Vice President and Publisher, WaterBrook and Multnomah,  announced the promotion of Andrew Stoddard to Editorial Director, WaterBrook and Multnomah, effective immediately. Since first joining our team in 2014, Andrew has played an integral role in our publishing program, identifying and pursuing opportunities with unflagging enthusiasm. For the past two years, as Lead Acquisitions Editor, he has contributed significantly to our program’s overall growth and success, nurturing strong relationships…

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Laura Barker promoted to VP and publisher of WaterBrook and Multnomah

Laura Barker promoted to VP and publisher of WaterBrook and Multnomah WaterBrook & Multnomah has announced the following promotion: Tina Constable, Executive Vice President & Publisher, Random House Christian Publishing and Crown Forum, announced today that  Laura Barker is promoted to Vice President and Publisher of WaterBrook and Multnomah, effective immediately. Constable said, “Laura is a highly regarded executive in Christian publishing and one of the valued members of the WaterBrook and Multnomah leadership team. For the past five years, most recently as Editor…

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ECPA releases December Bestseller Lists

      ECPA releases December Bestseller Lists Eight books devoted to Christmas and Advent, along with ten books designed for devotional reading, populate ECPA’s Top 50 bestsellers list for December. At #9 is the highest-ranking Christmas title, Because of Bethlehem by Max Lucado (Thomas Nelson). New Advent titles appearing on the list include two Abingdon titles, Almost Christmas by Magrey deVega and Light of the World by Amy-Jill Levine. New Christmas title Godwink Christmas Stories by Squire Rushnell (Howard) appears at #39. View December’s Bestseller…

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December 2019: Case Studies, TWT’s Christian Values Week, 5 Key Blogs

Case Studies, TWT’s Christian Values Week, 5 Key Blogs Let us help you CONNECT to more PEOPLE more DEEPLY! En-gage. verb occupy, attract, or involve someone’s interest or attention. Opposite: lose. participate or become involved in. establish a meaningful contact or connection with. Social Influencers & Women Bloggers Read case studies from our 2 most popular, exclusive services. You benefit from our screened & vetted relationships! Read Women’s Blogger Network. (3 minute read) Read Social Influencers. (3 minute read) The Washington Times’ Christian Values…

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Milestone Sales Achievement Awards

Milestone Sales Achievement Awards Bronze | Gold | Platinum | Diamond Sales Awards Recognizing outstanding sales achievement in the publication of quality Christian literature Award Criteria Submission Form Established in 1990, the ECPA Milestone Sales Award Program recognizes outstanding sales achievement in the publication of quality Christian literature. Eligibility for these awards is attained whenever a book achieves the designated sales level in all of its formats (when the content is identical, with allowance of up to 25% updated material)….

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Frankfurt Book Fair

ECPA has represented Christian publishers at the Frankfurt Book Fair each year for over 20 years through our cooperative exhibit. By sponsoring the exhibit space, ECPA is able to provide its member publishers with a complete set of services enabling them to effectively sell rights at the world’s largest international publishing event. Those services include: Stand space, furniture, carpet and lighting Transportation and exhibitor passes Handling all necessary paperwork Shipping product Stand cleaning and set-up Unified signage Internet access Hosting…

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Bible Gateway Interviews

Bible Gateway Interviews Bible Gateway interviews Dave Willis, author of “Raising Boys Who Respect Girls” How can parents biblically and practically raise a generation of sons who are champions, encouragers, and respecters of women? What are the principles parents need to teach their sons so they will become men who break the pattern of thinking and acting that lead to the #metoo and #churchtoo atrocities? Bible Gateway interviewed Dave Willis (@DaveWillis), author of Raising Boys Who Respect Girls: Upending Locker Room…

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WORLD Magazine names Paul Miller’s “J-Curve” Accessible Theology Book of the Year

WORLD Magazine names Paul Miller’s “J-Curve” Accessible Theology Book of the Year Wheaton, Ill. (December 2, 2019) — Crossway is pleased to announce that Paul E. Miller’s book J-Curve: Dying and Rising with Jesus in Everyday Life (Crossway, June 2019) has won the 2019 WORLD Magazine Accessible Theology Book of the Year. “It’s so simple, it’s brilliant: The Christian life is shaped like a capital J. You descend on the left and rise on the right,” writes Marvin Olasky, WORLD Magazine’s…

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