Christian Retailing

NEWSLETTERS Current Issue CLC to expand reach of Parable Group best-seller
CLC to expand reach of Parable Group best-seller PDF Print E-mail
Written by Christine D. Johnson   
Monday, 09 June 2014 10:37 AM EDT

BooksThatChangeLives-webRetail and marketing services provider The Parable Group and missions organization CLC USA have announced a republishing venture to bring Parable’s former best-seller Books That Change Lives to an expanded global readership. 

Initially published in 2005, Books That Change Lives sold 26,000 units exclusively through Parable Group’s partner stores. Described as recommended reading lists for Christian readers, the best-seller features books chosen by Christian authors, Christian retailers and members of The Parable Group for their depth of wisdom and power to transform hearts.

The revised and updated edition will release Aug. 5 and features an updated personal-growth library list, revised pastor-recommended reading lists, refreshed topical-resource list and new quotes from noted authors, including Tony Evans, Deanne Gist, Joel Rosenberg, Kyle Idleman, Paul Miller and Karen Kingsbury. Books That Change Lives also will be made available as an e-book for the first time.

“Next to the Bible, Books That Change Lives may prove to be one of most important resources for us as Christian retailers,” said David Almack, national director and publisher of CLC USA. “We have used the original version of Books That Change Lives for all team member training in the USA for years. We intend to distribute Books That Change Lives globally to over 50 countries where we work and inspire readers who are spiritually hungry to find their own vibrant relationship with God.”

Steve Potratz, president of The Parable Group, added: “We attribute our partnership with CLC USA to something much bigger than ourselves. God has entrusted us with this great resource for Christian maturity, and we are humbled by the global reach and impact.”

 

In this current issue:

Dr. Dobson’s ‘Family Legacy’ simulcast sees big turnout

News image

Hundreds of thousands of people worldwide saw the inaugural film...

READ MORE

‘Same Kind of Different as Me’ begins filming

News image

Paramount Pictures has started production on the true story told...

READ MORE

AAP: Religion publishers’ sales rise in July

News image

The Association of American Publishers (AAP) StatShot report issued Tuesday...

READ MORE

Family Christian Stores plans World Vision celebration

News image

Family Christian Stores is inviting customers to visit one of...

READ MORE

Matthew West song celebrates Royals, helps fan

News image

When the Kansas City Royals baseball team became 2014's American...

READ MORE

Legacy Press Bible wins Moonbeam book award

News image

The 50 Word Bible by Dan Miley (Legacy Press) has...

READ MORE

Barbour author Annie Tipton receives honor

News image

Barbour Publishing’s children author Annie Tipton has received a Milligan...

READ MORE

YouVersion app adds new MEV translation

News image

Passio, an imprint of Charisma House Book Group, publisher of...

READ MORE

Group Publishing reverses sell-direct decision

News image

Group Publishing announced a decision to continue to sell its...

READ MORE

Simon & Schuster inks deal with Amazon

News image

Simon & Schuster and Amazon have reached a multi-year agreement...

READ MORE

ECPA announces Top Shelf Awards

News image

The art and science of book design was celebrated Tuesday,...

READ MORE

Nazarene Publishing House set to close

News image

Nazarene Publishing House (NPH) and Beacon Hill Press of Kansas...

READ MORE
100%
-
+
0
Show options

a