Charisma News – Should Christian Parents Allow Their Children to Celebrate Halloween?

Here is a timely op-ed from Dr. Niamh M. Middleton run by Charisma. Dr. Niamh M. Middleton is a lecturer in moral and systematic theology at Dublin City University and is a leading authority in the study of human origins. Her new book, Homo Lapsus: Sin, Evolution, and the God who is Love, is described as a scholarly but accessible reconciliation of evolutionary thinking with Christian belief. Dr. Middleton lives in a suburb of Dublin, Ireland, and is married to her teenage…

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Bible Gateway Interviews

Bible Gateway interviews Gary M. Burge, author of “The New Testament in Seven Sentences” Do you explore individual passages of Scripture but neglect to examine where they fit in to the whole of the Bible? Do you find a verse to be inspiring and easy to grasp, but its sweeping context difficult, requiring persistence in studying the full tapestry of Scripture? Bible Gateway interviewed Gary M. Burge (@garyburge1), author of “The New Testament in Seven Sentences: A Small Introduction to…

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Our Daily Bread Ministries announces The ACCESS Conference for Writers and Editors

Our Daily Bread Ministries announces The ACCESS Conference for Writers and Editors Grand Rapids, MI—Our Daily Bread Ministries is hosting the ACCESS Conference at their office in Grand Rapids, Michigan, on Thursday, October 17, and Friday, October 18, 2019. This event will bring Our Daily Bread devotional writers and editors from around the world together for a time of renewal and growth through insightful workshops, dynamic speakers, and engaging worship. ACCESS is an acronym that reflects the core values and…

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Iron Stream Media and New Orleans Baptist Theological Seminary partner to publish comprehensive handbook on evangelism

Iron Stream Media and New Orleans Baptist Theological Seminary partner to publish comprehensive handbook on evangelism Engage is a thorough guide to the daily ministry of sharing Christ with the world. BIRMINGHAM (October 8, 2019) —Iron Stream Media in collaboration with New Orleans Baptist Theological Seminary announces the release of Engage: Tools for Contemporary Evangelism. The handbook will further Iron Stream and NOBTS’s shared mission of evangelism and discipleship. Engage contains more than thirty chapters and covers effective evangelism to various populations. The…

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Award-winning author and songwriter Andrew Peterson to release highly-anticipated new book “Adorning the Dark” October 15

Award-winning author and songwriter Andrew Peterson to release highly-anticipated new book “Adorning the Dark” October 15 [NASHVILLE, TENN., October 14, 2019—] Award-winning singer-songwriter and author Andrew Peterson will release his first adult trade book, “Adorning the Dark: Thoughts on Community, Calling, and the Mystery of Making” (October 15, 2019, B&H Publishing). The highly-anticipated “Adorning the Dark” is both a memoir of Peterson’s journey and an encouragement for artists, written in the hope that his story will provide practical tools to…

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Baker Publishing Group wins four Carol Awards

Baker Publishing Group wins four Carol Awards Ada, Mich. (October 8, 2019)—Winners of the 2019 Carol Awards were announced during the annual American Christian Fiction Writers conference gala in San Antonio, Texas. Four Baker Publishing Group titles were selected as winning titles in their genre. A Light on the Hill by Connilyn Cossette (Bethany House) won in the Historical Romance category. The Reckoning at Gossamer Pond by Jaime Jo Wright (Bethany House) took home the winning award in the Mystery/Suspense/Thriller category. Hidden Peril by Irene Hannon (Revell)…

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Christians from across Francophone Africa gather for new magazine publishing course

Christians from across Francophone Africa gather for new magazine publishing course (October 2019, Colorado Springs, CO) – More than 70 Christian magazine publishing professionals from nine French-speaking countries in Africa came to Abidjan, Côte d’Ivoire, last month for an intensive seven-day Introduction to Magazine Publishing course offered by Magazine Training International (MTI) for the first time. The course was specifically for those interested in Christian publishing in Francophone Africa and included a brand-new 252-page course book in French. Held at La Sablière in…

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Larry Norton, publishing pioneer, to retire from Independent Publishers Group (IPG)

Larry Norton, publishing pioneer, to retire from Independent Publishers Group (IPG) CHICAGO, IL—After nearly 40 years in book publishing, Larry Norton, EVP and General Manager at Independent Publishers Group, announced his retirement effective December 31, 2019. Norton joined IPG in July of 2016, when they acquired INscribe Digital in its bid to grow technology solutions for its publishing partners. It provided IPG’s client base with a state-of-the-art digital distribution platform. “Larry Norton has made an enormous contribution to IPG by…

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Mark Galli announces retirement as Editor in Chief of ‘Christianity Today’

Mark Galli announces retirement as Editor in Chief of ‘Christianity Today’ Minnesota pastor Daniel Harrell named as new editor in chief, starting in early January CAROL STREAM, Ill., Oct. 8, 2019 — Mark Galli announced his retirement as editor in chief of Christianity Today, where he has served in various editorial roles for the last 30 years. “I’ve been EIC for about seven years now, and as it goes with many jobs, I think I finally understand what I should have been…

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Christian PR Case Study: Public Relations for Dare 2 Share

Dare2Share has been inspiring teens to evangelism through events, resources. and positive, peer-to-peer relationship building. They also annually produce conferences, events, and now, Dare2Share LIVE, a day-long event focused on worship, ministry, and outreach to communities and schools.  Over the past 28 years, Dare 2 Share has inspired and equipped over 1 million teenagers and youth leaders to talk about their faith. FrontGate was engaged to support Dare 2 Share in promoting their mission to Energize the Church to Mobilize…

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Spotlight on Direct Email – Prophecy News Watch

Are you looking for a group of Christians active in their Faith who are interested in current events from a Biblical perspective? FrontGate Web Network’s Prophecy News Watch from Newsmax is exactly what you are looking for. Many people simply don’t have the time to keep up with everything happening in our world, nor do they necessarily always have the perspective to know what to be looking for. Prophecy News Watch helps with both by finding the most relevant news articles…

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“Hope Now” by Dr. Albert L. Reyes releases in paperback by Iron Stream Media

“Hope Now” by Dr. Albert L. Reyes releases in paperback by Iron Stream Media Penned by the president and CEO of nonprofit Buckner International and published by Iron Stream Media, Hope Now tears down the walls separating evangelism and social ministry. (October 1, 2019) —Iron Stream Media and Buckner International announce the paperback release of Hope Now: Peace, Healing, and Justice When the Kingdom Comes Near by Dr. Albert L. Reyes. Dr. Reyes is president and CEO of Buckner International, a 140-year-old ministry dedicated to…

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Pastor Robby Gallaty’s new book with B&H shares how God radically saved him from addictions

Pastor Robby Gallaty’s new book with B&H shares how God radically saved him from addictions Pastor Robby Gallaty: He isn’t who you think he is New book ‘Recovered’ shares how God radically saved Gallaty from addictions and called him into a life of discipleship [NASHVILLE, TENN., October 7, 2019—] Robby Gallaty is most known for being the Senior Pastor of Long Hollow Baptist Church, founder of the discipleship ministry Replicate, a nationally sought-after speaker and the author of seven books….

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Multnomah acquires Mark Batterson’s next works

Multnomah acquires Mark Batterson’s next works Multnomah is excited to announce the acquisition of New York Times best-selling author Mark Batterson’s next work, Win the Day, to publish in January 2021, along with future trade books and creative products. Author of such bestsellers as Chase the Lion, Whisper, and soon to be published Double Blessing (Oct. 15, 2019), and pastor of National Community Church in Washington, D.C., Batterson wants to help readers realize their greatest, most audacious dreams one day at a time. In his signature and much beloved style,…

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Bible Gateway Interviews

Bible Gateway interviews Ron Beers, General Editor of the “Life Application Study Bible, Third Edition” The phenomenally bestselling Life Application Study Bible, with its signature feature of 10,000 Life Application® verse notes, is now updated and expanded in a refreshed 3rd edition. Bible Gateway interviewed Ron Beers, general editor of the Life Application Study Bible, Third Edition (Tyndale House/Zondervan, 2019), available in both the NLT and NIV Bible translations. Read this interview. Bible Gateway interviews Asheritah Ciuciu, author of “Bible & Breakfast” Christian women…

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