When Christine Hoover’s first book, The Church Planting Wife, was released by Moody Publishing, editors at two other large publishers took notice. Suddenly she was an author in demand because of her skill as a writer on an important topic. But when she developed a proposal for what she wanted to write in her second book, her publisher and one other publisher decided it was not for them. That left Baker Books in the running—and they issued a contract for it.
By Lori Stanley Roeleveld
When a blog has more than a million pageviews, and others are getting 250,000 or more pageviews, you know Lori Stanley Roeleveld is touching a nerve. And when Jerry Jenkins admits he could not stop reading the blogs in Running from a Crazy Man you know it is well-written.
By Kristen Feola
We wondered how Kristen Feola would build upon the remarkable success of The Ultimate Guide to the Daniel Fast, with sales in excess of 60,000 copies. What she delivered is a book combining insights from her life as a fitness instructor and nutritional consultant with her love of spiritual disciplines, already on display in The Ultimate Guide to the Daniel Fast.
The 2015 winners of the Second Annual Illumination Book Awards of the Independent Publisher group have been announced. The awards are designed to honor and bring increased recognition to the year’s best new titles written and published with a Christian worldview.
At Vision New England in Acton, MA staff were intrigued by the “extending your territory” imagery in The Prayer of Jabez, a book by Bruce Wilkinson that sold millions more in the first year than any secular non-fiction book ever. We decided to study the book’s chapters at lunch.
Here’s a message received by a client, Janet Perez Eckles, blind author of Simply Salsa. Perez Eckles is a personal success coach, radio host, and speaks to English and Spanish speaking audiences in the U.S. and South American countries.
By Don Schulze
What persuaded Leia and me to embark on a life of miracles after coming to faith in Christ in our late twenties? Why should I leave a successful career in sales for church planting in Germany, Uganda, Rwanda? My answer is that reading the New Testament left us no alternative, as I reveal in my book A Life of Miracles.