Located in Westmont, Illinois, IVP has been publishing thoughtful Christian books for more than 70 years. An extension of InterVarsity Christian Fellowship/USA, IVP is a leading Christian publisher with a respected history providing resources that strengthen the church, encourage individuals, and shape the academy.
As an extension of InterVarsity Christian Fellowship/USA, IVP serves those in the university, the church, and the world by publishing resources that equip and encourage people to follow Jesus as Savior and Lord in all of life.
Our identity is rooted in our affections for and allegiance to God, whom we seek to worship in spirit and in truth. According to our Faith Commitments and Doctrinal Basis, we wholeheartedly affirm the authority and teachings of the Bible as foundational for our lives and for our publishing decisions. We love the church, respect, and feed on its rich heritage, and desire to serve it with grace and truth. We seek to influence, engage, and shape the university world and our contemporary culture for the sake of Jesus Christ and his kingdom in the world. Aiming for thoughtful integration of the whole person and placing emphasis on the dignity of people and relationships, IVP practices beauty and stewardship in our work.
IVP celebrates ethnic diversity through the topics and authors that we publish. View examples of our organizational commitment to multiethnicity.
IVP is committed to ecological stewardship and to the conservation of natural resources in all our operations. We print our books using recycled and FSC [Forest Stewardship Council] certified paper. Read this press release about our recent landscaping redesign and our partnership with the DuPage County (IL) Monarch Project.
IVP began right before World War II as a small service branch of the InterVarsity Christian Fellowship (IVCF) campus ministry. Today, after years of development and growth, IVP has nearly one hundred staff, working together to publish books, Bible studies, and booklets every year that equip, edify, and challenge people in every generation.
The editorial department of IVP seeks to acquire, develop, and produce products that meet the following requirements: