Reservations deadline for Christian Collective at Frankfurt Book Fair 2020 set for end of month

Reservations deadline for Christian Collective at Frankfurt Book Fair 2020 set for end of month ECPA members interested in having a booth with the ECPA Christian Collective at the Frankfurt Book Fair, held October 14-18, 2020, should contact ECPA by January 27, 2020.  ECPA has represented Christian publishers at the Frankfurt Book Fair each year for more than 20 years through a cooperative exhibit.  By sponsoring the exhibit space, ECPA is able to provide its member publishers with a complete set of services…

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ECPA welcomes new members

ECPA welcomes new members Minno Kids: Minno Kids develops books and Bibles that turn story time into faith-building moments. Millennial Media : Editorial and creative agency dedicated to helping ministries communicate the message of faith to the next generation. For more information on ECPA members and membership, visit ECPA.org.

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ECPA sets theme for annual Leadership Summit, May 5-6 in Nashville

ECPA sets theme for annual Leadership Summit, May 5-6 in Nashville ECPA’s annual Leadership Summit conference will take place May 5-6 at the Nashville Airport Marriott Hotel. Speakers and registration will be announced later this month.  The program theme will be WORDS CHANGE THE WORLD and will include these emphases: The role of evangelical Christian publishers in the U.S. and the world, especially as the perception the word “evangelicalism” continues to evolve; The need to protect, preserve, and celebrate the words you…

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ECPA releases landmark Christian Reader Preferences Research

ECPA releases landmark Christian Reader Preferences Research THE ECPA REPORT ON BOOK & BIBLE PURCHASING AND READING PREFERENCES OF U.S. CHRISTIANS IS NOW AVAILABLE TO MEMBER PUBLISHERS The ECPA Report on Book & Bible Purchasing and Reading Preferences of U.S. Christians is now available for purchase by ECPA member publishers.  The 160-page report was commissioned by the ECPA Research Committee and is a result of an extensive survey conducted this Fall with over 2000 book buyers who identify as Christian. ECPA underwrote…

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Available for Interviews: Welby O’Brien – author of Goodbye for Now and Formerly A Wife

Available for Interviews: Welby O’Brien– author of Goodbye for Now and Formerly A Wife A new year often brings conversations about “self-care”. But for those facing caregiving, grief, and divorce, true self-care is often a crucial component in maintaining emotional and physical health. Welby O’Brien pairs her own experience with the stories others who have walked through the valleys of divorce and grief.  A licensed counselor, Welby meets hurting people right where they are, and gives practical, sage wisdom to…

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Bible Connection podcast interviews Tammie Jo Shults, author of “Nerves of Steel”

Bible Connection podcast interviews Tammie Jo Shults, author of “Nerves of Steel” Even though she is regarded as a hero for one flight, pilot Tammie Jo Shults (@captainshults) has a much richer story. In this 8th episode of the Bible Connection podcast, she talks about how important the Bible was in keeping her grounded in her true identity through all of her story. She is the author of “Nerves of Steel: How I Followed My Dreams, Earned My Wings and Landed the…

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Mountain Brook Ink launches new Speculative Fiction Imprint

Mountain Brook Ink launches new Speculative Fiction Imprint Mountain Brook Ink Celebrates Growth with New Imprint, Mountain Brook Fire WHITE SALMON, WA., DEC. 22, 2019 — Mountain Brook Ink is launching a new speculative fiction imprint, Mountain Brook Fire, dedicated to Christian and clean speculative fiction for upper middle grade, young adult, and adult audiences. Since its beginning in 2014, small press Mountain Brook Ink (MBI) has published inspirational adult and young adult fiction of all kinds, from romance, to…

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Jesus Calling Podcasts

Forensic artist Carrie Stuart Parks on Jesus Calling podcast: helping people find hope Carrie Stuart Parks is a forensic artist who talks with people who have been through some of the most harrowing experiences. But with warmth and care, she tries to help them close a chapter on that dark moment so they can reach toward the future with hope.  Carrie joined the Jesus Calling podcast to share how she found her way into this fascinating career, and how she’s…

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Bestselling author Sharon Garlough Brown launches sequel novella at Baker Book House

Bestselling author Sharon Garlough Brown launches sequel novella at Baker Book House Grand Rapids, MI—Sharon Garlough Brown, author of the bestselling Sensible Shoes series, launches her new novella at Baker Book House at 7 pm Thursday, Jan. 9.  Remember Me: A Novella About Finding Our Way to the Cross is the sequel to Shades of Light, the first in Brown’s new series. “We are delighted to help Sharon Brown launch her newest book,” said Sue Smith, executive director of retail at Baker Book House….

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Bible Gateway interviews Mark Batterson, author of “Double Blessing”

Bible Gateway interviews Mark Batterson, author of “Double Blessing” What does it mean to flip the blessing by blessing others in the way God has blessed us? How can we turn giving into a game and experience an exponential joy in the process? What does the Bible say about blessings? Bible Gateway interviewed Mark Batterson (@MarkBatterson), author of “Double Blessing: How to Get It. How to Give It.” (Multnomah, 2019). Read this interview.

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Harvest House author named U.S. Soccer’s Female Athlete of the Year

Harvest House author named U.S. Soccer’s Female Athlete of the Year World Cup Winning Midfielder Julie Ertz Earns Top Award for Second Time Eugene, Oregon (December 18, 2019)— Harvest House Publishers celebrate author Julie Ertz on being named US Soccer’s Female Athlete of the Year for the second time. Ertz is the first player to receive this award while also having won US Soccer Young Female Player of the Year, which she claimed in 2012 after leading the U.S. U-20…

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RBmedia appoints Megan Dobson as the new publisher for its ChristianAudio brand

RBmedia appoints Megan Dobson as the new publisher for its ChristianAudio brand Landover, MD, December 17, 2019—RBmedia, the largest independent audiobook producer in the world, is pleased to announce that Megan Dobson has joined its ChristianAudio brand as the new publisher. In her new role, Megan will acquire all content for ChristianAudio, manage relationships with partner publishers, agents, and authors in the Christian market and oversee ways to grow this important RBmedia brand. Prior to joining ChristianAudio, Megan spent nine…

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Kevin Hyer promoted to director of Sales for Export Division

Kevin Hyer promoted to director of Sales for Export Division Nashville, Tenn. (December 18, 2019) – HarperCollins Christian Publishing (HCCP) today announced Kevin Hyer’s promotion to director of sales for HCCP’s export sales division. Hyer joined HCCP in 2012 after twelve years in the music industry working for Word Entertainment/Warner Music Group where he managed the international marketing and sales for physical and digital products. After this, Hyer ran his own business specializing in international distribution and licensing of faith-based…

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Andrew Peterson’s ‘Adorning the Dark’ receives several notable book awards from The Gospel Coalition, Christianity Today

Andrew Peterson’s ‘Adorning the Dark’ receives several notable book awards from The Gospel Coalition, Christianity Today [NASHVILLE, TENN., December 16, 2019—] Award-winning singer-songwriter and author Andrew Peterson’s first adult trade book, “Adorning the Dark: Thoughts on Community, Calling, and the Mystery of Making,” has been the recipient of numerous accolades and awards since its October release. 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…

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IVP Academic joins the Association of University Presses as an affiliate member

IVP Academic joins the Association of University Presses as an affiliate member nterVarsity Press (IVP) is pleased to announce that IVP Academic has been approved as an affiliate member in the Association of University Presses. As the academic publishing imprint of InterVarsity Press, IVP Academic publishes titles and textbooks that facilitate the broader conversations that are taking place in the academy and the church. Engaging in the most important issues, IVP Academic offers texts that enrich the study of scholars…

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