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Jemar Tisby’s The Color of Compromise Reaches 100,000 Milestone

September 15, 2020

Grand, Rapids, Mich. (Sept. 14, 2020)— Zondervan Reflective, an imprint of HarperCollins Christian Publishing, today announced The Color of Compromise: The Truth about the American Church’s Complicity in Racism by Jemar Tisby has sold more than 100,000 copies in print, audio and digital formats. “We are so pleased that The Color of Compromise has reached […]

The Jesus Calling Podcast Celebrates 5 Million Downloads with Special Guest, Philanthropist and Author, Lauren Akins

August 25, 2020

(Nashville, Tenn.) Aug. 25, 2020—The Jesus Calling Podcast has officially surpassed five million downloads, Thomas Nelson announced today. Lauren Akins, philanthropist, author, mother and wife of multi-platinum entertainer Thomas Rhett, will appear as the special guest to commemorate the milestone. Her episode will air Sept. 17. Akins is the author of the recently released book, […]

Choreographer and Creative Director Laurieann Gibson Signs Book Contract with W Publishing Group

August 10, 2020

Nashville, Tenn., July 30, 2020 – Thomas Nelson today announced A-list choreographer and creative director Laurieann Gibson has signed a one-book contract with W Publishing Group. Dance Your Dance: 8 Step to Unleash your Passion and Live Your Dream is planned for release in February 2021. “Laurieann has always danced her own dance and chased […]


July 17, 2020

The Max Lucado Encouraging Word Podcast Starts July 20 Nashville, TN — “America’s Pastor” and New York Times bestselling author Max Lucado is launching a new podcast on July 20, 2020, called The Max Lucado Encouraging Word Podcast. The new podcastwill be distributed across all major platforms, including Apple Podcasts, Spotify, Google Podcast, Stitcher, iHeart […]

Megan Dobson named vice president, publisher for Zonderkidz

July 15, 2020

Grand Rapids, Mich. (July 15, 2020) — Zondervan today announced Megan Dobson as the vice president, publisher for Zonderkidz, the children’s imprint for Zondervan. She will begin on July 27 and report to Laura Minchew, senior vice president, Children’s and Gift Group publisher for HarperCollins Christian Publishing (HCCP). Dobson joins Zonderkidz after serving as publisher […]