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 [ … ]
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.
Possible: 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.
Steven K. Scott, author of Jesus Speaks: 365 Days of Guidance and Encouragement, Straight from the Words of Christ (WaterBrook Press) discusses how immersing yourself in the words of Jesus can bring greater intimacy with the Father and change your life. Watch the interview here.
COLORADO SPRINGS, Colo. (Feb. 10, 2016)—Whatever Is Lovely, the first Christian adult coloring book from WaterBrook Press, has reached a print milestone with more than 325,000 copies now in print since its release on December 15, 2015. Since publication, Whatever Is Lovely has been listed three times on Publishers Weekly’s best-selling trade books and on the religion non-fiction best-seller list.
One of the most popular trends of 2015, adult coloring offers adults the opportunity to unwind through a tactile, stress-relieving creative experience. Whatever Is Lovely builds on this popular hobby by engaging women not only artistically, but spiritually. Each page of the beautifully illustrated book contains a Scripture, hymn, or quote from a popular author or speaker, including Lysa TerKeurst, Liz Curtis Higgs and Corrie ten Boom. Printed on heavy [ … ]
COLORADO SPRINGS, Colo. (Jan. 27, 2016)—Jennie Allen, founder and visionary for IF:Gathering, has signed a multiple book deal with WaterBrook Multnomah, imprints of Crown at Penguin Random House. The first as of yet untitled book is scheduled to release on January 31, 2017, in print and digital formats, to coincide with the fourth IF:Gathering Conference on Feb. 3-4, 2017.
Allen is a well-respected speaker, Bible study teacher and author. She created the DVD-based Bible studies Stuck: The Places We Get Stuck and the God Who Sets Us Free, Chase: Chasing After the Heart of God, Restless: Because You Were Made for More and the trade books Anything: The Prayer That Unlocked My God and My Soul and Restless: Because You Were Made for More (Thomas Nelson). In 2013, she received the Christian Book Award for “New Author” from [ … ]
Religion News Service Columnist Jonathan Merritt discusses with New Testament Scholar Scot McKnight the facts and the fiction about Heaven. Although interest in the afterlife remains a popular topic, stories of near-death experiences have come under new skepticism and slowed in sales momentum. Merritt interviews McKnight about the his book The Heaven Promise and what the Bible actually has to say or doesn’t say about Heaven. Read the full story here.
Much Anticipated Sequel to In a Pit with a Lion on a Snowy Day Set for Fall 2016
Bestselling author Mark Batterson has signed a major book deal with WaterBrook Multnomah Publishing Group, a division of Penguin Random House, for a follow-up title to his book “In a Pit with Lion on a Snowy Day.” Titled Chase the Lion: If Your Dream Doesn’t Scare You, It’s Too Small, the book is scheduled to release from Multnomah on September 6, 2016, in print, digital and audio formats.
Batterson, author of more than a dozen bestselling books, including The New York Times bestseller The Circle Maker, is the lead pastor of National Community Church (NCC). [ … ]
COLORADO SPRINGS, Colo., December 11, 2015 WaterBrook Multnomah recently announced a repackage of Finding God in a Galaxy Far, Far Away (WaterBrook Press) by Timothy Paul Jones. First published in 2003, Finding God in a Galaxy Far, Far Away is an exploration of the parallels between Christian faith and the original six Star Wars films. The new cover appeals to both new and old fans eager to understand all aspects of the Star Wars universe as they anticipate the release of Star Wars: The Force Awakens, the seventh film in the series, on December 18, 2015.
Jones was first captivated by the story of Star Wars when he saw the film as a child from the backseat of his parents’ Ford Pinto. “It sent me on a quest that continues today. There is, in every one of us, a [ … ]
Nick Hall, the founder of the fastest growing evangelistic movement in America, has signed a book deal with WaterBrook Multnomah Publishing Group, a division of C
rown at Penguin Random House. The book, titled Reset, will release in both print and digital formats on June 7, 2016, just in advance of Toget
her 2016, a historic gathering of one million Christians at the National Mall in Washington, D.C. on July 16, 2016. Reset is the official book of the event.
Hall is the founder and chief communicator for PULSE, a ministry at the center of some of the largest student-led prayer and outreach efforts in the world. He has previously shared the gospel at hundreds of events to millions of students. Hall and PULSE have [ … ]