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

Behind the Scenes: Left Behind

By Rick Christian, Founder and CEO of Alive Literary Agency I am often asked how the Left Behind series became the phenomenon it did, with sales of nearly 70 million copies and earning co-authors Tim LaHaye and Jerry B. Jenkins worldwide fame. These queries increased dramatically following Tim’s death of a stroke July 25, 2016,

Roma Downey To Develop Kingsbury’s “Baxter Family” TV Series

Roma Downey and LightWorkers Media, the faith and family division of MGM, have acquired rights to adapt #1 New York Times bestselling-author Karen Kingsbury’s The Baxter Family novels as a TV series, announced Alive Literary Agency President Rick Christian today. “Karen’s 25 million readers have been clamoring for this for years, and their support atop Roma’s

“Heaven Is For Real” TV Series In Works at NBC

New York City, NY—October 29, 2015—NBC and Sony Pictures TV have inked a development deal for a weekly one-hour drama series based on the sequel to the runaway #1 New York Times bestseller, Heaven Is For Real by Todd Burpo and Lynn Vincent, according to Rick Christian, president of Colorado Springs-based Alive Literary Agency, which represents

(in)courage Signs with Alive

COLORADO SPRINGS, CO. (April 3, 2015) — Alive Literary Agency recently announced its partnership with (in)courage, an online division of DaySpring that provides a place for millions of women from all around the world to connect and build community. “We’re so thrilled to partner with DaySpring and the (in)courage team,” said agent Lisa Jackson. “As

B&H and LifeWay Partner With ‘She Reads Truth’

NASHVILLE, Tenn. (March 10, 2015) – B&H Publishing Group and LifeWay Christian Resources are pleased to announce that they are entering into a multiyear partnership with She Reads Truth. “She Reads Truth is so excited to partner with B&H and LifeWay Christian Resources,” said Raechel Myers and Amanda Williams. “As the Lord has grown our