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May I copy materials for church use?
May I copy the material you publish for use in my church?

Formal written permission is not necessary for a church
requesting to use a small selection of material for church bulletins, sermons
or classrooms.  A church may use stand-alone quotations/scripture in
sermons, bulletins, newsletters or to be shown on a screen without asking
permission provided the source is accurately cited. 


Churches may photocopy one chapter or less than 10% of the
total work and up to twenty copies for church use (only) without asking
permission.  If additional copies are needed a formal written permission
is required (fees may apply).  A copyright notice is required on each
photocopy.  If the book is in print and available for purchase you must include
a link to the Thomas Nelson or Zondervan website.


Additional information may be found by visiting the
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or by emailing the permissions department at
[email protected].

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