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Dr. Dobson’s ‘Family Legacy’ simulcast sees big turnout PDF Print E-mail
Written by Christine D. Johnson   
Thursday, 30 October 2014 03:36 PM EDT

BuildingAFamilyLegacyHundreds of thousands of people worldwide saw the inaugural film in Dr. James Dobson’s “Building a Family Legacy” series during its simulcast world premiere. More than 7,000 churches and other groups simulcast Your Legacy, the first film in the series.

“This is the culmination of my life’s pursuit—helping parents build a family legacy of faith that will endure for generations,” Dobson said. “Despite what the media and popular culture claim, there is deep hunger for a family emphasis on faith and passing our values on to the next generation. The worldwide turnout for ‘Building a Family Legacy’ shows it.”

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Matthew West song celebrates Royals, helps fan PDF Print E-mail
Written by Christine D. Johnson   
Thursday, 30 October 2014 02:51 PM EDT

TheMVPs-webWhen the Kansas City Royals baseball team became 2014's American League champions and headed to the World Series, Matthew West, a die-hard Royals fan, felt he just had to “do something” about it.

Parodying the hit song “Royals” by Lorde, West recorded his own version of the song by changing the lyrics to celebrate on behalf of Kansas City. The song immediately went viral and received exposure with the city’s television and radio stations. 

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Legacy Press Bible wins Moonbeam book award PDF Print E-mail
Written by Christine D. Johnson   
Thursday, 30 October 2014 02:41 PM EDT

The50WordBible-webThe 50 Word Bible by Dan Miley (Legacy Press) has won a Bronze Moonbeam Children’s Book Award in the Religion/Spirituality category. Presented by Jenkins Group and IndependentPublisher.com, the Moonbeam Children’s Book Awards are designed to honor the year's best children’s books and to support childhood literacy and life-long reading.

The children’s Bible takes youngsters through the story of the Bible in 50 words with a rhyming lilt.

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Family Christian Stores plans World Vision celebration PDF Print E-mail
Written by Christine D. Johnson   
Thursday, 30 October 2014 02:34 PM EDT

OrphanSundayFamily Christian Stores is inviting customers to visit one of its stores Saturday, Nov. 1, for a World Vision celebration ahead of Orphan Sunday, Nov. 2.

From 11 a.m. to 2 p.m., Family is partnering with World Vision for the celebration. There will be cake to eat and a coloring activity for children.

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AAP: Religion publishers’ sales rise in July PDF Print E-mail
Written by Christine D. Johnson   
Thursday, 30 October 2014 02:31 PM EDT

AAPButtonLogo-webThe Association of American Publishers (AAP) StatShot report issued Tuesday shows that July sales were up 2.8% for religious presses with hardcover editions gaining the most over July 2013, rising 7.4%.

For the first seven months of the year, sales from religious presses were up 1.9% overall with e-books rising 25.7%. For the year-to-date period through July, hardcover sales were down 4.8%, and paperbacks were up 4.6%.

In the overall market, the children’s/YA category saw ongoing year-over-year increases across all book formats.

 
‘Same Kind of Different as Me’ begins filming PDF Print E-mail
Written by Christine D. Johnson   
Thursday, 30 October 2014 02:16 PM EDT

SameKindOfDifferent-web2Paramount Pictures has started production on the true story told in the New York Times best-selling book Same Kind of Different as Me: A Modern-Day Slave, an International Art Dealer, and the Unlikely Woman Who Bound Them Together (W Publishing Group, 2006). Academy Award nominees Greg Kinnear and Djimon Hounsou and Academy Award winners Renee Zellweger and Jon Voight will star in the film.

The full-length feature film marks the directorial debut of Michael Carney from a script he co-wrote with co-author Ron Hall and Alexander Foard. Mary Parent and Cale Boyter will produce the film through Disruption Entertainment, alongside Hall, Darren Moorman and Stephen Johnson. The executive producers are Foard, Carney, Chris Bancroft and Hans Graffunder.

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Barbour author Annie Tipton receives honor PDF Print E-mail
Written by Christine D. Johnson   
Monday, 27 October 2014 04:11 PM EDT

AnnieTipton-webBarbour Publishing’s children author Annie Tipton has received a Milligan College Professional Excellence Award for her outstanding accomplishments in writing and publishing.

The Milligan College Professional Excellence Award is bestowed upon individuals who have brought distinction to Milligan through professional achievement. Tipton became an award-winning author when her debut title, Diary of a Real Payne Book 1: True Story, won The Old Schoolhouse Magazine’s Blue Ribbon Award for Best Children’s Book for 2013.

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Harvest House hires financial manager PDF Print E-mail
Written by Christine D. Johnson   
Monday, 27 October 2014 04:04 PM EDT

DonSage-webHarvest House Publishers has announced the hiring of Don Sage as the company’s new manager of financial operations. Sage began his tenure with the company Oct. 13.

As an accomplished MBA with several years of financial management experience, Sage steps into an important role for Harvest House. As manager of financial operations, he will provide overall leadership, vision, logistical and budgetary analysis and planning for the company’s accounting/finance department. In addition, he will be responsible for financial and risk management for the company and its related entities, including cash management, budgeting, accounting functions, and financial statement preparation and analytics. 

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