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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Eugene Peterson Leads Vail Forum with Philip Yancey

  October 2009 — We just returned from an inspiring weekend at the “Rocky Mountain Rendezvous” held October 2–4th at Sonnenalp Resort in Vail, hosted by Alive’s Rick and Debbie Christian, in partnership with friends Peb and Sharon Jackson and the Trinity Forum. Over 150 attended the event with Alive author and The Message translator

Anne Graham Lotz Transcript from Alive’s Annual Event

July 2008 — Award-winning author and agency client Anne Graham Lotz inspired some 175 authors, industry professionals, and media at Alive’s annual author/publisher event, held this year at Orlando’s Omni Hotel. “We received rousing feedback about her challenging message throughout the convention week,” said agency president Rick Christian, who noted that the audience was the

Brennan Manning`s Speech Transcript Available

August 2007 — Bestselling author and client, Brennan Manning delighted an audience of about 200 authors and industry professionals at Alive’s annual event at the Omni Hotel in Atlanta. Manning has written more than a dozen books including the contemporary classics The Ragamuffin Gospel and Ruthless Trust. He also leads spiritual retreats in the U.S.

Winners Named in Alive-Sponsored Mt. Hermon Conf.

April 2007 — Sharon Hinck received the Alive-sponsored Writer of the Year Award and Austin Boyd the Pacesetter Award at this month’s Mount Hermon Writers Conference in California. Hinck, best known for her “Becky Miller” series (Bethany House), releases her “Sword of Lyric” series (NavPress) this spring. Boyd, who writes science fiction and fantasy, was

Eugene Peterson`s Speech Transcript Available

September 2006 — In a rare public appearance this summer at Denver’s most famous literary landmark, The Tattered Cover Bookstore, renowned theologian Eugene Peterson, translator of The Message Bible, wowed a crowd of 200 Alive authors and industry professionals. His presentation, “What Are Writers Good For?” at Alive’s annual gig was reported by many to