Read articles and interviews on the publishing industry, brought to you by IVP Extra.
34,000 books. 5,000 people. 192 organizations. For more than 70 years, the Urbana Missions Conference has given attendees a bigger vision of how God calls us to use our gifts and passions in his global mission. IVP has partnered with Urbana for decades by constructing and curating the largest missions bookstore in the world onsite.
In this interview, Terry Wildman tells of his encounter with a Hopi version of the New Testament, and how that experience planted the seed that became The First Nations Version of the New Testament, reflecting the oral storytelling of Native cultures.
How do we grow closer to God? As Christians, we desire to become more like Christ. What does it look like to devote ourselves to spiritual formation? IVP's divisional vice president and associate publisher Cindy Bunch dives into what Christian spiritual formation really is and how books play an important role in our spiritual growth.
As Christians, we are People of the Book, called to proclaim God's kingdom to the world. IVP senior editor Al Hsu dives into the history of the Bible as a written document and the theological basis for our role as heralds who "publish" God's good news.
Terumi Echols assumed the role of president and publisher of IVP in September 2021. Before coming to IVP, Echols worked for nearly two decades at Christianity Today International, with roles including chief publishing officer and publisher of Christianity Today. Read this interview to learn more about her story, her professional experience, and her vision for IVP's future.
The 1662 Book of Common Prayer: International Edition gently updates the classic Anglican liturgical text for contemporary use. Will the international edition be a good fit for your congregation? What is the nature of the changes and updates? Browse this page to get answers to your questions and to download numerous free resources and extra materials to go alongside the book.
As a publishing house, IVP desires to speak thoughtfully and in a balanced but bold manner into questions on the integration of faith, discipleship, and politics. What constitutes the common good and building a just society—not only in election years, but every year? Books are vehicles for promoting liberty, for shedding light on darkness. In this article, former IVP publisher Jeff Crosby shows how in a time when many of us are distracted by clickbait and popular opinion, books still have a tremendous impact.
IVP was the first Christian publisher to make books available on a dedicated ereader. Read about our long history of innovation in the area of digital publishing, from the early 2000's to today.
In many ways, academic publishing is its own world, especially when it comes to writing for scholarly journals. Often colleges and universities provide mentors for new faculty seeking to advance professionally, guiding them in the ways of publishing. Nonetheless, professors often make simple mistakes when it came to book publishing. Here are a few tips for smoothing the way to a contract from editor and author Andy Le Peau.