Kate Shellnutt Christianity Today, October 22, 2018 Family says Message author joyfully looked toward heaven as he neared death, saying, “Let’s go.” Eugene Peterson has completed his “long obedience in the same direction.” The Presbyterian pastor, best known for authoring The Message Bible, died today at age 85, a week after entering hospice for complications
January 29, 2018—Colorado Springs, CO—Veteran Hollywood producers Roma Downey and Emmy-nominated Will Packer (Girls Trip, Straight Outta Compton, Ride Along, Roots) have teamed to produce Karen Kingsbury’s long-awaited “The Baxters” drama series, based on her Baxter family novels about the ups and downs of a large family with six adult children, announced Rick Christian, CEO/Founder of
Alive Literary and NYT bestselling author Karen Kingsbury promotes her new release Love Story on NBC’s the Today show. In an interview with Kathie Lee Gifford and Hoda Kotb, Kingsbury tells of a romantic marriage proposal she helped orchestrate…and her new Baxter family book, Love Story, played an integral part.
Colorado Springs, CO—January 27, 2016 Alive Literary is pleased to announce the signing of brothers Joel and Luke Smallbone of the GRAMMY Award-winning band for KING & COUNTRY. The brothers will release a novelization of their upcoming movie Priceless: She’s Worth Fighting For, to be published in August 2016 by Worthy Publishers. The publishing agreement
COLORADO SPRINGS, CO – January 13, 2016 In a deal recently negotiated by Lisa Jackson of Alive Literary Agency, Shankle signed with Zondervan Publishing for two trade books, a DVD curriculum, and a gift devotional, with her first book set to release in August 2017. “Melanie is a rising star, with three successful books under her
If You Feel Too Much is a celebration of hope, wonder, and what it means to be human. From personal stories of struggling on days most people celebrate to offering words of strength and encouragement in moments of loss, the essays in this book invite readers to believe that it’s okay to admit to pain and it’s okay to ask for help.
January 13, 2015 – Lynchburg, VA Liberty University has announced a partnership with #1 New York Times bestselling author Karen Kingsbury, welcoming her as a visiting professor for the school’s residential and online programs. Exclusive to Liberty, Kingsbury will offer students the secrets to her storytelling and to selling more than 25 million copies of
Colorado Springs, CO, April 15, 2014—Alive Communications is celebrating the release of Now You See Me: How I Forgave the Unforgivable by Kathy Sanders, (FaithWords/Hachette Book Group, April 2014). For the first time, Sanders recounts her remarkable, arduous journey of losing her two beloved grandsons in the Oklahoma City bombing in 1995—the greatest act of
October 28, 2013–In her much-anticipated novel releasing tomorrow, #1 New York Times bestselling Alive author Karen Kingsbury tells the story of a young Kentucky horse farmer who enters an American Idol type competition, confident he can keep his head and heart in check even as he becomes the show’s rising star. Karen writes what she
Colorado Springs, CO, September 2012— Daniel “Rudy” Ruettiger, the subject of the hit film Rudy (TriStar, 1993), starring Sean Astin, is celebrating the launch of his new biography Rudy: My Story (Thomas Nelson, September 2012) with a bus tour across the American heartland. The Rudy Dream Big Bus Tour will make stops at key locations