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:

IVP’s ‘Teach Us to Want’ named CT Book of the Year

News image

Christianity Today (CT) magazine has named its 2015 Book Awards,...

READ MORE

B&H Books celebrates CT Award of Merit

News image

B&H Publishing Group’s The Measure of Success by Carolyn McCulley...

READ MORE

Carpentree opens AmericasMart Atlanta showroom

News image

Carpentree has announced the opening of a new gift and...

READ MORE

Elementary students help translate the NIrV Bible

News image

Zonderkidz presented new Bibles to the fifth and sixth grade...

READ MORE

Author Jane Kirkpatrick celebrates sales milestone

News image

Award-winning author Jane Kirkpatrick now has more than 1 million...

READ MORE

Nielsen: Teens prefer print to e-books

News image

Teens are known to be early adopters of new technology...

READ MORE

Religious presses see September sales boost

News image

Faith-based publishers saw sales rise in September, according to the...

READ MORE

Author Don Gossett leaves legacy of praise

News image

Best-selling Whitaker House author Don Gossett died Wednesday, Dec. 10,...

READ MORE

StowTown’s Wayne Haun visits Christian retailers

News image

StowTown Records co-founder Wayne Haun wears the many hats of...

READ MORE

‘Library Journal’ announces Christian fiction awards

News image

Library Journal has named its Best Books 2014: Genre Fiction...

READ MORE

IVP e-books recognized by Digital Book World

News image

InterVarsity Press (IVP) has been recognized by Digital Book World—the...

READ MORE

‘Heaven Is for Real’ hits major sales milestone

News image

Heaven Is for Real: A Little Boy’s Astounding Story of...

READ MORE
100%
-
+
0
Show options

a