Bible training portal opens to retailers

August 08, 2014 / by / 0 Comment

HarperCollins Christian Publishing introduced a new Bible Training Portal for retailers to help their customers navigate the myriad choices of Bible translations, styles, and versions. The portal, launched and demonstrated at the 2014 International Christian Retail Show in Atlanta, is designed to educate and equip retail sales associates in Bible translations, Bible types, and Bible selling.

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Regular Baptist Press hires director

August 08, 2014 / by / 0 Comment

Regular Baptist Press named David Gunn editorial director of publications. He will be responsible for overseeing non-curriculum product development, including the Baptist Bulletin, books, Bible studies, and Vacation Bible School.

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Elections panel may regulate publishers

July 24, 2014 / by / 0 Comment

Fox News recently reported on Federal Elections Commission Democrats’ efforts to regulate book publishers, based on a discussion of an upcoming book by U.S. Rep. Paul Ryan (R-WI). FEC Republican members wanted the FEC to affirm the book and its publisher are exempt from FEC regulation under the “media exemption.” While the

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McDowell signs two-book Barbour deal

July 24, 2014 / by / 0 Comment

Josh McDowell signed a two-book contract with Barbour Publishing’s Shiloh Run Press imprint, which focuses on uniquely qualified new and experienced authors. McDowell’s first Barbour book, God-Breathed, is scheduled for release next May, and his second book is set to release in July. God-Breathed deals

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Tyndale book releases with recipe contest

July 24, 2014 / by / 0 Comment

Author Susan May Warren is hosting a recipe contest to celebrate the release of the third installment in her Christiansen Family series, When I Fall in Love (Tyndale House Publishers). Readers will have a chance to win a KitchenAid mixer and all three titles in the Christensen Family series by entering the Hawaiian Chef Showdown hosted on Susan May Warren’s Website. More details about the contest are available on the When I Fall in Love Website.

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BroadStreet, Authentic Media partner

July 24, 2014 / by / 0 Comment

New Christian publishing company, BroadStreet Publishing, is partnering with UK-based Authentic Media, the publishing division of Koorong. Upcoming fall titles from BroadStreet Publishing include Falling Into Heaven, Bloodline, and Mountain Man. The publisher is also developing a new Bible translation, The Passion Translation, from Dr. Brian Simmons.

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Concordia answers Lutherans’ questions

July 24, 2014 / by / 0 Comment

A comprehensive resource for Lutherans has been released by Concordia Publishing House. The Lutheran Difference: An Explanation and Comparison of Christian Beliefs, is a compilation of the 18-book series, The Lutheran Difference, structured around the Nicene Creed, and offers answers and explanations to questions about Lutheranism in one resource.

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Senior market is lucrative

July 16, 2014 / by / 0 Comment

According to Zillner, a senior-consumer research and marketing agency, marketers may be overlooking opportunities to reach the lucrative senior market with so much emphasis on marketing to younger generations. Their research reveals the buying power of older adults, including: The senior consumer market is more than 100 million strong.

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Graf-Martin expands Canadian reach

July 16, 2014 / by / 0 Comment

The Canadian marketing and publicity agency, Graf-Martin launched its digital street-team platform, Spark, and re-launched two consumer programs, the Nuts about Books blogger program, and Resourcing Leaders, to help clients expand their reach across Canada. Graf-Martin clients include Baker Publishing Group, David C Cook, Ten Thousand Villages, Sony Pictures, Pure Flix, World Vision Canada, Focus on the Family Canada,

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Christian Writer’s Market Guide seeks updates

July 16, 2014 / by / 0 Comment

The Christian Writers Guild’s The Christian Writer’s Market Guide seeks updated information from book publishers, periodicals, and specialty markets, as well as writers conferences, writers groups, writing contests, editorial service providers, and literary agents for its comprehensive directory for writers, suppliers, and service vendors in the Christian products industry.

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