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Tim Tebow to Publish New Book This Fall

Colorado Springs, Colorado, (May 18, 2016)— Tim Tebow has reached agreement with WaterBrook, an imprint of the Crown Publishing Group, to author a new book scheduled for publication on October 25, 2016. Shaken: Discovering Your True Identity in the Midst of Life’s Storms combines never-before-told, personal stories from Tebow’s football experience and life with biblical teaching on anchoring identity and self-worth. As part of the agreement, WaterBrook will create a companion video Bible study and other products.

The book deal was announced today by Tina Constable, Senior Vice President, WaterBrook.  Alexander Field, Vice President, Publisher, WaterBrook, acquired world rights to the work in print and digital formats from Esther Fedorkevich of The Fedd Agency.  Bruce Nygren, Senior Editor, and Andrew Stoddard, Editor, will serve as editors for the products in the deal.

The very public highs and lows of Tebow’s college and professional football [ … ]

Minimalist Joshua Becker Shares 5 Surprises at Christianity Today

Joshua Becker, author of The More of Less and founder of BecomingMinimalist.com, shares at Christianity Today the 5 surprising spiritual benefits he has discovered from of owning less stuff.

“Over the years, I’ve come to define minimalism as the intentional promotion of the things we most value and the removal of everything that distracts us from it,” writes Becker. “I’ve found it to be a lifestyle that offers not just a tidier home, but a more intentional spirituality.”

In his new hit book The More of Less, Becker offers even more rich benefits from downsizing belongings, such as more time for loved ones, less debt from buying unneeded things and fewer distractions from pursuing our passions. Becker’s insights and practical tips can help readers find the life they want under everything they own.

To read Becker’s full article at Christianity Today, click here.

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Gretchen Rubin and Joshua Becker Talk Happiness & Habits

Best-selling author on habits and happiness Gretchen Rubin recently interviewed Joshua Becker, author of The More of Less: Finding the Life You Want Under Everything You Own. Rubin asked Becker about the choices and habits he follows as an advocate of simple living, or what is often referred to as minimalism.

Eight years ago, Becker discovered minimalism and founded the popular website BecomingMinimalist.com, where a large community has grown of people who want to downsize their possession in order to increase their quality of life.  Becker shares what he and others have learned about the rich benefits of living with less in his new book The More of Less.

In response to Rubin’s interview question”Do you embrace habits or resist them,” Becker responded: “Minimalism served as a catalyst to embrace greater intentionality in all areas of my life. Eight years ago, I would [ … ]

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Rodriguez Offers Clarion Call to “Be Light” on “The 700 Club”

As a guest on “The 700 Club,” Rev. Samuel Rodriguez, author of Be Light: Shining God’s Beauty, Truth, and Hope into a Darkened World, put out a call to Christians to not curse the darkness but to use their energy to “Be Light.”

“Some call the times we live in the blackest hour. But where light stands next to darkness, light always wins,” says Rodriguez, who serves as president of the National Hispanic Christian Leadership Conference and has been described by Fox News and CNN as “America’s most influential Latino Evangelical leader.”

In his new book Be Light, Rodriguez takes readers on an inspiring and encouraging 30-day journey of looking at the intriguing qualities of light and how those qualities can guide readers to become light to the world around them.

To see Rev. Rodriguez’s interview on “The 700 Club,”  click here.

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NEWS: Steven Furtick’s (Un)Qualified Hits Major Best-Seller Lists

COLORADO SPRINGS, Colo., (March 14, 2016)—Steven Furtick’s new book (Un)Qualified: How God Uses Broken People To Do Big Things (Mar. 1, Multnomah) has landed on the best-seller lists for USA Today, Wall Street Journal, Publishers Weekly and Washington Post for its debut week of sales.

Publishers Weekly has (Un)Qualified as #4 on the Hardcover Non-fiction list in the March 14, 2016, issue. The Wall Street Journal ranked (Un)Qualified as #5 on its March 10, 2016, Hardcover Non-fiction list and #8 on its Non-fiction Combined List. (Un)Qualified appears in the #10 spot on the Washington Post Hardcover Non-fiction list for March 13, 2016. In the March 10, 2016, issue of USA Today’s Top 150 Books list, (Un)Qualified is #26.

In (Un)Qualified, Furtick teaches about the discoveries he’s made while wrestling with questions about self-acceptance and self-improvement. In his witty, high-energy [ … ]

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WaterBrook and Multnomah Launch New Website and Update Brand Identities

COLORADO SPRINGS, Colo., (Mar. 11, 2016)—WaterBrook and Multnomah, imprints of Crown at Penguin Random House, LLC.,  have re-launched their website, www.WaterbrookMultnomah.com, with a new mobile-friendly format, simplified navigation and clean, fresh design.  The site’s updated look and enhanced content will allow visitors to more easily interact with WaterBrook and Multnomah online and to discover comprehensive information on each book title, including links to purchase from a variety of retailers.

WaterBrook and Multnomah’s overhaul of the website is one step in a series of updates to their brand identities. The two imprints based in Colorado Springs are no longer presented as the WaterBrook Multnomah Publishing Group but are now being developed into two distinct imprint identities. Following a shift in company strategy, each imprint will now serve unique audiences within the Church and publish in specific categories.  Moving forward, the [ … ]

Two WaterBrook Multnomah Titles Honored as Outreach Resources of the Year

COLORADO SPRINGS, Colo. (March 1, 2016)—Two 2015 titles from WaterBrook Multnomah have received special recognition from Outreach Magazine in its yearly roundup of the best outreach-orientated books.

Baum_9781601425829_Jkt_all_r1.inddFinding Your Way Back to God_jkt.inddPossible: A Blueprint for Changing How We Change the World by Stephen Bauman was chosen as Resource of the Year in the Social Justice category. Bauman, president of World Relief, provides a clear and biblical vision for changing the world and provides the practical tools believers need to sustainably impact their workplaces, neighborhoods, and cities. The paperback edition of Possible will release on July 19, 2016.

Finding Your Way Back [ … ]