Sheila Walsh on Jesus Calling Podcast: God’s antidote to shame is grace

Sheila Walsh on Jesus Calling Podcast: God’s antidote to shame is grace Sheila Walsh is a spiritual leader to many, yet she battled depression at the height of her success. She recently joined the Jesus Calling Podcast to share how she realized that she needed God’s love through other people to help her find herself again. Walsh’s children’s book, “Is God Still Awake?,” is available from Thomas Nelson. More…

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FaithWords releases “Be Joyful” 50-day guide by Joyce Meyer on May 11

FaithWords releases “Be Joyful” 50-day guide by Joyce Meyer on May 11 Bestselling author Joyce Meyer draws upon the teachings of the apostle Paul to lead readers in the daily practice of joy-filled living In this 50-day guide, Bestselling author Joyce Meyer draws upon the teachings of the apostle Paul to lead readers in the daily practice of joy-filled living. Joy is not just a “happy feeling” based on our circumstances or on things we possess—it is an unshakable stability…

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David C Cook equips churches to extended faith formation beyond Sundays

David C Cook equips churches to extended faith formation beyond Sundays Newly Released Customizable Digital Curriculum Wonder Ink Connects Church and Home COLORADO SPRINGS, Colo., May 3, 2022 — David C Cook is reinventing the way kids and families engage in the Bible, and extending faith formation beyond the church walls through a new customizable digital tool kit, Wonder Ink. Created by ministry practitioners and discipleship thought leaders to fit the needs of today’s church, Wonder Ink empowers families and invites…

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Zonderkidz to publish Senate Chaplain Barry Black’s first book for children

Zonderkidz to publish Senate Chaplain Barry Black’s first book for children A Prayer for Our Country: Words to Unite and Inspire Hope releases June 7, 2022 Grand Rapids, MI – May 4, 2022 – Zonderkidz is pleased to announce that U.S. Senate Chaplain Barry Black will publish a picture book titled, A Prayer for Our Country: Words to Unite and Inspire Hope releasing June 7, 2022, illustrated by Kim Holt. This book from Black will be for children ages 4…

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Beth Moore and Melissa Moore named 2022 Christian Book Award® winners in Bible Study category

Beth Moore and Melissa Moore named 2022 Christian Book Award® winners in Bible Study category CAROL STREAM, Ill.—May 5, 2022—Tyndale House Publishers and Living Proof Ministries are pleased to announce that Beth Moore and Melissa Moore’s Now That Faith Has Come: A Study of Galatians has been named a Christian Book Award winner in the Bible Study category. This deep dive into Paul’s captivating letter to the Galatians provides both its original context and timeless relevance. The Christian Book Award honors excellence in Bibles and…

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“Immerse: The Reading Bible” named 2022 Christian Book Award winner in Bibles category

“Immerse: The Reading Bible” named 2022 Christian Book Award winner in Bibles category CAROL STREAM, Ill.—May 6, 2022—Tyndale House Publishers is pleased to announce that Immerse: The Reading Bible has been named the Christian Book Award winner in the Bibles category. The Christian Book Award honors excellence in Bibles and Christian books. Immerse: The Reading Bible delivers Scripture to the reader as it was originally written—without chapter or verse numbers, subheadings, or textual notes that can distract readers from the text. Created with the look and…

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Zondervan wins multiple 2022 Christian Book Awards®

Zondervan wins multiple 2022 Christian Book Awards® Zondervan Academic and Zondervan Reflective win in four categories (Grand Rapids, Mich) May 2022—Zondervan, a division of HarperCollins Christian Publishing, is proud to announce its imprints, Zondervan Reflective and Zondervan Academic, received a total of four 2022 Christian Book Awards®. Launched in 2019, Zondervan Reflective focuses on thoughtful books that address the intersection of faith and culture, as well as the challenges of ministry and leadership. They won the evening with awards in…

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HarperCollins Christian Publishing wins six 2022 Christian Book Awards

HarperCollins Christian Publishing wins six 2022 Christian Book Awards Thirteen titles across eight categories honored as finalists  (Nashville, Tenn.) May 6, 2022 — HarperCollins Christian Publishing (HCCP) congratulates its authors and publishing teams who were honored with six 2022 Christian Book Awards. These awards are presented annually by the Evangelical Christian Publishing Association (ECPA) and honor the “best of the year” in Christian books and Bibles. This year marked the first in-person awards ceremony since 2020 and was held on May 3,…

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“Prayer in the Night” receives 2022 Christian Book of the Year® Award

“Prayer in the Night” receives 2022 Christian Book of the Year® Award InterVarsity Press (IVP) is pleased to announce that Prayer in the Night: For Those Who Work or Watch or Weep by Tish Harrison Warren was named the Christian Book of the Year by the Evangelical Christian Publishers Association (ECPA) at its awards ceremony in Philadelphia on May 3. Prayer in the Night was also selected as the top book in the Christian Living category of the 2022 Christian Book Awards. Framed around a nighttime…

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BroadStreet announces recent sales milestones for several titles

BroadStreet announces recent sales milestones for several titles BroadStreet® Publishing Group is pleased to announce several recent landmark sales milestones from their catalog of titles. Two of the publisher’s gift books, Prayers & Promises for Women and Be Still and Know, have sold more than 500,000 copies and received ECPA’s Gold Milestone Sales Award. Five additional BroadStreet titles received ECPA’s Bronze Milestone Sales Award for achieving more than 100,000 units sold, including Jesus in Red and Think on These Things by Ray Comfort, Talk to Me Jesus and Walk with Me Jesus by Marie Chapian, and Praying Grace by…

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Baker Books appoints new executive editor

Baker Books appoints new executive editor Ada, Mich. (May 2, 2022)—Baker Books, a division of Baker Publishing Group, is pleased to announce that Stephanie Duncan Smith is being promoted to executive editor effective May 1, 2022. Stephanie joined the Baker Books team in March 2021, bringing over thirteen years of experience with her. She previously served as the associate publisher of the Zondervan Books team, and prior to that managed the digital content strategy for Relevant magazine and Barna Group. Rebekah Guzman,…

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R.H. Boyd to host The Vision Conference™ – empowering forward-thinking leaders for today and tomorrow

R.H. Boyd to host The Vision Conference™ – empowering forward-thinking leaders for today and tomorrow This annual leadership and training conference focuses on equipping believers with necessary tools to lead, serve, and grow everyday through the context of their faith NASHVILLE, Tenn., R.H. Boyd will host the 2022 Vision Conference™ June 16–18, in conjunction with the 116th Annual Session of the National Baptist Congress. The Vision Conference™ theme is “Building Legacies Through Leadership” (Psalm 145:4) and will be held at the Sheraton Grand Nashville…

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ECPA announces the Christian Book Award® winners in 12 categories

ECPA announces the Christian Book Award® winners in 12 categories ECPA has announced the winners of the 2022 Christian Book Awards® and named the 2022 Christian Book of the Year®.  Presented annually since 1978, the Christian Book Award® program honors the “best of the year” in Christian literature. The winners were selected from 65 finalists to reflect literary excellence in 12 categories. Read More… ECPA Awards Celebration featured in Publishers Weekly

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Bible Gateway interviews Leslie Kehl Vann, cover artist of the “NIV Artisan Collection Bible”

Bible Gateway interviews Leslie Kehl Vann, cover artist of the “NIV Artisan Collection Bible” Bible Gateway interviewed Leslie Kehl Vann (@leslie_kehl_vann), abstract expressionist artist for the cover of the “NIV Artisan Collection Bible” (Zondervan, 2022). She says, “Some of my favorite painting techniques are double loading, palette knife, scraping, pouring, dripping, and splattering, etc. I love being surprised by these combinations and then having to react to the effects in real time. This approach lends itself to a moment of…

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R.T. Kendall illuminates the life of the prophet Elisha and his ministry to provide insight to Spirit-empowered living

R.T. Kendall illuminates the life of the prophet Elisha and his ministry to provide insight to Spirit-empowered living Lake Mary, FL— Bestselling Author, Speaker, and Trusted Theologian, R.T. Kendall’s newest and perhaps most intriguing book, Double Anointing: Lessons to be Learned From Elisha (Charisma House, ISBN-13: 978-1-63641-124-8), examines the life of the prophet Elisha, a man who asked for and received a double portion of the prophet Elijah’s anointing, and offers distilled wisdom about both the obstacles and victories Elisha experienced through his abundant anointing. Double…

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