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Living Lights Brand Surpasses five million sold

Berenstain Bears Living Lights Brand Surpasses 5 Million Units Sold

05 Nov 2015 | Company News

Faith-based line of iconic brand continues to soar in popularity   Grand Rapids, MI—November 5, 2015—Everyone’s favorite Bear family, Papa, Mama, Brother, Sister, and little Honey Bear, continue to be as popular as they were at their origin in 1962 by husband and wife author/illustrator duo, Stan and Jan Berenstain. This is equally true for […]

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Thomas Nelson Expands Reach of Jesus Calling with Salem Radio Partnership, New Website, and Dedicated Marketing Staff

03 Nov 2015 | Company News

Initiatives will increase reach of #1 New York Times religion bestseller (Nashville, Tenn.) – Jesus Calling, the #1 bestselling devotional that continues to grow in units sold each year since it was released, has surpassed 15 million copies sold. Now Thomas Nelson is offering new ways for readers to interact with Jesus Calling through an […]

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Zonderkidz Hires New Acquisition Editors and Senior Marketing Director

16 Oct 2015 | Company News

Zonderkidz, the children’s division for Zondervan, recently announced the onboarding of two new acquisition editors and a new senior marketing director. Sara Bierling has been named acquisition editor overseeing Zonderkidz Bibles.  Bierling joined Zondervan in November 2013, most recently serving as assistant editor for Zonderkidz.  Her projects have included Angels: A 90-Day Devotional about God’s […]

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Zondervan Academic and BibleMesh Collaborate to Offer Online Distance Learning Courses

15 Oct 2015 | Company News

Zondervan Academic, a division of HarperCollins Christian Publishing, and BibleMesh, a producer of online courses for theological education, announced today a collaboration that will further both entities’ interest in distance learning.   Online courses offered through this new collaboration will be available to colleges and seminaries for use in their curriculum, as well as to individuals […]


Max Lucado celebrates 30 years of published work

12 Oct 2015 | Company News

HarperCollins Christian Publishing honors long-time author and friend One of Christian publishing’s most loved authors, Max Lucado, has reached another milestone in his career—30 years of inspiring readers through his bestselling published works.   HarperCollins Christian Publishing celebrated this momentous occasion with Lucado at a breakfast event in his honor.   Lucado spoke to more than one […]


Influential Biblical Scholar and Author, John R. Kohlenberger III Passes at Age 64

01 Oct 2015 | Company News

Author of the “NIV Exhaustive Concordance” leaves behind legacy of work Zondervan author and biblical scholar, John R. Kohlenberger III, passed away on September 29, 2015. He was 64 years old. Kohlenberger’s contributions to Christian Bible publishing and Bible study reference tools revolutionized the way that biblical languages are studied. The “NIV Exhaustive Concordance,” published […]


W Publishing Group Hires Director of Publicity

24 Sep 2015 | Uncategorized

W Publishing Group, a non-fiction imprint of Thomas Nelson, is pleased to announce the hiring of Director of Publicity Judy McDonough. Effective September 15, McDonough became the newest member of the W Publishing team, filling the role previously held by Stephanie Newton, who now serves as HarperCollins Christian Publishing’s Marketing Director of Backlist. “I am […]


Thomas Nelson Names New Associate Publisher for Special Imprints

24 Aug 2015 | Company News

David Moberg, SVP and group publisher for HarperCollins Christian Publishing, recently announced the promotion of LeeEric Fesko to associate publisher for Special Imprints in the Thomas Nelson Trade Book division. These imprints include the Lucado brand, Leadership Network: NEXT, and others currently in development. Fesko has been with Thomas Nelson since 2011, when he began […]