Christian Book Services launches imprint

April 23, 2014 / by / 0 Comment

Christian Book Services, LLC launched its new Clovercroft Publishing imprint to focus on titles by Christian authors that produce content that’s not overtly Christian – for example, books on health and fitness, business, finance, leadership, and other general topics from a Christian worldview.

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Print run for Jesus Daily increases

April 23, 2014 / by / 0 Comment

FaithWords, a division of Hachette Book Group, will increase its first print run of Jesus Daily by Dr. Aaron Tabor to 100,000 to meet bookseller demand. The 365-day devotional is based on themes from the Jesus Daily Facebook page, which has about 26 million “likes.”

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Wanda Brunstetter wins Career Achievement Award

April 23, 2014 / by / 0 Comment

The Romantic Times released the nominees and winner of the 2013 Romantic Times Career Achievement Award. In the Inspiration category, nominees included Lauraine Snelling, Lisa Samson, Ted Dekker, and Wanda E. Brunstetter, who was announced the winner.

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Baker Publishing Group to acquire Regal Books

April 16, 2014 / by / 0 Comment

Stan Jantz, interim CEO of Gospel Light, announced a letter of intent to sell the publishing assets of Regal Books to Baker Publishing Group with closing scheduled by June 30. Gospel Light will focus on its core mission of providing churches with curriculum and vacation Bible school materials.

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Ingram offers new textbook services

April 16, 2014 / by / 0 Comment

Keep students coming back to your store by participating in Ingram’s textbook buyback program. Students receive more for their returns, and you earn money for your store in the process. By selling back used textbooks through Ingram/Spring Arbor’s new iPage interface,

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Charisma House addresses gay Christian issue

April 16, 2014 / by / 0 Comment

A new book by Michael L. Brown, Can You Be Gay and Christian? (Charisma House), asks and answers the difficult questions about whether one can truly follow Jesus and practice homosexuality at the same time. It provides guidance on what the Scriptures teach about this subject

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Young David books and app engage kids in the Bible

April 16, 2014 / by / 0 Comment

The Young David Books (Crafty Publishing), first released as softcover picture books in the UK to much acclaim, will have an accompanying app for iPad, releasing April 24 from Brief Lives. The app can read the Young David Books to children, or allow them to read for themselves and provide

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Barbour releases audio books

April 09, 2014 / by / 0 Comment

Barbour Publishing has released Thank You, Billy Graham; Woman of Courage; Plots and Pans; and Raptor 6 as audio books under its new Shiloh Run Press imprint.

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Circle Maker hits 1 million sales

April 09, 2014 / by / 0 Comment

Pastor Mark Batterson’s “Circle Maker” series, including The Circle Maker: Praying Circles Around Your Biggest Dreams and Greatest Fears, has sold 1 million units since the trade book released in December 2011, according to its publisher Zondervan. The series includes several supplemental journals, guides, and DVDs. A first-century Jew, Honi, inspired Batterson’s message to dream big, pray hard, and think long. Honi moved God to miraculous action

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Preaching magazine names 2013 best books for preachers

April 02, 2014 / by / 0 Comment

The bi-monthly resource for preachers has published its annual list of top 10 books, as selected by R. Albert Mohler Jr., best selling author and president of The Southern Baptist Theological Seminary.  He describes the titles as deserving of “any preacher’s careful attention,” and “worthy of our time and priority.”

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