Behind the Scenes: The Message

By Rick Christian, Founder and CEO of Alive Literary Agency I first encountered Eugene Peterson’s work in a January 1991 article he’d written for Christianity Today, entitled “Listen, Yahweh.” It included some sidebar translations he’d done on a couple of Psalms, and his words rattled around my head for hours. His paragraph bio at the foot

Film/TV Deals Buoy Colorado Springs Literary Agency’s Faith-based Titles

When Rick Christian decided to gamble on a future as a literary agent in the world of spiritual and inspirational literature, he tapped into home equity to pay the bills while he pursued his vision. That earned him a year. At the end of it, he sold his car, buying a 13th month. And when that money ran out, Christian gathered up the books in his personal library – collected during a lifetime of reading – and held a fire sale on his front lawn. “I lined my driveway with them.”

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