Christian Retailing

NEWSLETTERS Current Issue Charisma House hosts launch event for MEV Bible translation
Charisma House hosts launch event for MEV Bible translation PDF Print E-mail
Written by Christine D. Johnson   
Friday, 23 May 2014 04:48 PM EDT

MEVEvent-Panel-webCharisma House hosted the official launch of the Modern English Version (MEV) Bible translation to the trade market in a highly anticipated one-day event at Charisma Media in Lake Mary, Florida, on May 23.

The MEV is the most modern translation produced in the King James tradition in 30 years. This word-for-word translation maintains the beauty of the past, yet provides fresh clarity for a new generation of Bible readers. The MEV also accurately communicates God's Word anew as it capitalizes references of God, maintaining reverence of the Scripture.

“As a team, we have worked enthusiastically to present the MEV Bible translation to the trade market via this event,” said Tessie DeVore, executive vice president of Charisma House. “To Bible readers who value biblical truth, the MEV literally translates God's Word in a way that preserves the message, but remains readable for today's world. Because of this, we anticipate that the MEV will have broad ecumenical and consumer acceptance."

Christian retailers from all over the country traveled to Charisma Media’s corporate office to hear experts, scholars and translators such as N. Blake Hearson, Ph.D., and Rudolph D. Gonzalez, Ph.D.

The day’s events included video presentations, sales and marketing discussions, and background information on the product development of the Bible lineup. Projected products also were unveiled, including the MEV Thinline Reference Bible, the KJV/MEV Parallel Bible and the SpiritLed Woman Bible. Guests came away with knowledge of the MEV translation’s origins, how Charisma House became its conduit and projections for the future of Bibles in the trade.

“I am excited and humbled by what took place in the life of Charisma House this week,” said Jason McMullen publishing director of MEV. “We were privileged to gather with retailers/brothers and sisters from around the country to think about and collaborate for the dissemination of the MEV, the holy Word of God.”

 

In this current issue:

Destiny Image: 'We made the right decision'

News image

Citing major financial considerations, Nori Media Group CEO Don Nori...

READ MORE

LifeWay signs letter of intent on Nashville property

News image

After analyzing more than a dozen offers to purchase its...

READ MORE

700 Club, Joni to feature lauded HCI authors

News image

HCI Books authors Tonier Cain and Erin Merryn will get...

READ MORE

InterVarsity Press inks Tampa pastor to book deal

News image

Pastor, author and recording artist Tommy “Urban D.” Kyllonen has...

READ MORE

Worthy signs Sandra Hagee Parker for debut book

News image

Worthy Publishing announces it signing of author Sandra Hagee Parker—daughter...

READ MORE

Tuesday marks final day for CR’s Best nominations

News image

Vendors and authors still have only one more day to...

READ MORE

Retailers welcome west coast port contract agreement

News image

International Longshore and Warehouse Union and the Pacific Maritime Association...

READ MORE

Pure Flix appoints new chief operating officer

News image

Pure Flix Entertainment announces the appointment of Steve Fedyski as...

READ MORE

Tyndale to publish companion books for ‘A.D.’

News image

Tyndale House Publishers will partner with New York Times best-selling...

READ MORE

Inpop enjoys prosperous year, prepares for monumental 2015

News image

Inpop Records, a Nashville-based entertainment company, is coming off an...

READ MORE

Publishers flock to Family Christian Stores bankruptcy hearing

News image

This week’s bankruptcy hearing for Family Christian Stores (FCS) has...

READ MORE

Cokesbury announces new children’s curriculum

News image

Based on the award-winning Deep Blue Kids Bible, Cokesbury has...

READ MORE
100%
-
+
0
Show options

a