LifeWay drops ‘heaven’

April 10, 2015 / by / 0 Comment

Based on LifeWay’s new structure and direction (identified as One LifeWay), the chain decided to stop carrying heaven visitation resources in their 180 stores – including the best-selling 90 Minutes in Heaven (Baker Publishing Group), Heaven Is For Real (Thomas Nelson), and others.

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Church curriculum goes digital

April 10, 2015 / by / 0 Comment

Disciplr, a digital platform developed by David C Cook and HelloMogo, Inc. for churches to customize their curriculum plans, is scheduled to launch in June. Disciplr is designed to give churches choice and accessibility to Gospel Light, David C Cook, and other …

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NIV website wins top award

April 10, 2015 / by / 0 Comment

Verve Marketing Group, in a collaborative effort with HarperCollins Christian Publishing, was awarded the top category award for the NIV Bible website in the Internet Advertising Awards (IAC) competition. Verve is a creative and strategic marketing communications agency…

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Cult reference reaches milestone

April 10, 2015 / by / 0 Comment

The Kingdom of the Cults (Bethany House) by Walter Martin and edited by Ravi Zacharias reached a sales milestone of one million copies sold. Originally published in 1965, The Kingdom of the Cults was completely revised and updated in 2003.

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Howard promotes VP

April 10, 2015 / by / 0 Comment

Jennifer Smith was promoted to VP, director of publicity for Howard Books. She has been with Howard since 2010, coming to the publisher from Simon & Schuster distribution client

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Pelican offers free e-books for Lent

March 04, 2015 / by / 0 Comment

Pelican Book Group is making its entire current e-book catalog free to all readers during the Lenten season, from Feb. 18 – April 2. Included are all of Pelican’s current non-subscription e-book releases, including those from its White Rose Publishing, Harbourlight Books, and Watershed Books imprints.

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Swap out Fifty Shades

January 29, 2015 / by / 0 Comment

Readers interested in exploring biblical answers to bondage and love are encouraged to mail in their copy of Fifty Shades of Grey in exchange for a free copy of Pulling Back the Shades (Moody Publishers), by Juli Slattery and Dannah Gresh,

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WaterBrook signs Ebola survivor

January 29, 2015 / by / 0 Comment

Dr. Kent Brantly, the first American Ebola survivor, and his wife Amber have signed a book deal with WaterBrook Multnomah Publishing Group. The book is scheduled for release this summer to coincide with the one-year anniversary of the Ebola outbreak in West Africa.

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CBAggregator: Movies, musicians, books, and more

December 23, 2014 / by / 0 Comment

Faith films return to theaters; Winter Jam seeks landmark year; Denise Hunter celebrates 25th book; top biblical movies highlighted; Christian musicians express their faith; Christian store owner contributes to special exhibit; Richard Newberry wins aspiring writer award.

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First Impressions finalists announced

November 19, 2014 / by / 0 Comment

American Christian Fiction Writers announced the finalists of the 2014 First Impressions contest for unpublished authors. Winners will be announced Dec. 15 and will be given the opportunity to have the first five pages of their manuscript evaluated by an industry professional. See the list of finalists.

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