InterVarsity Press will cosponsor the "Formation in Christlikeness: The Process of Change" conference in Wichita, Kansas, on September 23-24, 2011. The partnership with Renovaré, a foundational presence in spiritual formation for more than twenty years, and the Aprentis Institute for Christian Spiritual Formation is part of IVP's larger vision to advance spiritual formation in the body of Christ through The Apprentice Series and Formatio books.
InterVarsity Press won two Golden Canon awards for the significant contribution their books have made to the continued growth—both spiritually and professionally—of today’s leader. The Golden Canons were created by Leadership Journal and recognize "the year's books of most value to church leaders."
InterVarsity Press was honored in the 2011 Christianity Today Book Award list with winners in two categories, as well as one Award of Merit. The annual awards are among the most prestigious of their kind, recognizing outstanding new books "that best shed light on the people, events, and ideas that shape evangelical life, thought, and mission."
More than one hundred people came through the Johnsen & Taylor bookstore in Wheaton, Illinois, on January 29 to celebrate the launch of the Biblical Imagination Series from award-winning musician and author Michael Card, published by InterVarsity Press. Luke: The Gospel of Amazement and its companion CD, Luke: A World Turned Upside Down, are the first of four books and CDs in a series that invites readers and listeners alike to enter Scripture the way Card has done for years—through the imagination.
The Best Christian Workplaces Institute (BCWI), a research-based organizational and human resources consulting firm, has announced that InterVarsity Press is certified as a 2011 Best Christian Workplace.