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2012-08-27 10:24:24

NASHVILLE, Tenn., Aug. 27, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- Thomas Nelson, Inc. announces a record-breaking achievement, selling over 100,000 devotional and interactive media apps. The company's 10 apps, created from bestselling products like Sarah Young's platinum selling devotional, "Jesus Calling®", and Max Lucado's "Live Loved", have proven popular with audiences of all ages. "Apps offer a new level of accessibility for this outstanding devotional content and we are thrilled to see the success...

2012-07-25 06:24:35

NASHVILLE, Tenn., July 25, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- At the 2012 International Christian Retail Show, Thomas Nelson, Inc. the world's largest Christian publisher, was awarded four 2012 Christian Retailer's Choice Awards. With more than 300 products nominated, industry retailers chose four unique Thomas Nelson titles to receive this prestigious award. This year, the Company's titles were: "Heaven is for Real For Kids" by Todd and Sonja Burpo, children's non-fiction "Nearing Home" by Billy...

2012-06-07 06:27:39

NASHVILLE, Tenn., June 7, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- Thomas Nelson, Inc., the world's largest Christian publisher, announced that more than five million Jesus Calling® products have been sold worldwide. After many years of writing in her prayer journal, missionary Sarah Young decided to listen to God with pen in hand and wrote down what she believed He was saying to her through Scripture. In 2004, Young's words were compiled into a devotional written in the perspective of Jesus speaking...

2012-05-02 06:24:29

NASHVILLE, Tenn., May 2, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- For the fourth consecutive year a Thomas Nelson, Inc. title has been recognized as the ECPA's Christian Book Awards Book of the Year. At this week's Executive Leadership Summit, Thomas Nelson won the 2012 award for "Nearing Home" by Billy Graham (ISBN 9780849948329). "Close Enough to Hear God Breathe" by Greg Paul (ISBN 9781400203000) was awarded the 2012 Non-fiction Christian Book Award. The winning books were two of six Thomas Nelson titles...

2012-01-18 13:00:00

NASHVILLE, Tenn., Jan. 18, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- "Dona un Libro," or "Donate a Book." This simple statement is carrying the weight of an internationally impactful campaign against illiteracy. In celebration of International World Book Day, April 23, 2012, Grupo Nelson, the Spanish-language division of Thomas Nelson, Inc., has begun its fight with illiteracy rates in the world's Spanish-speaking cultures. "Dona un Libro" encourages readers to donate new or used books in hopes...

2011-11-30 15:01:10

New research shows how support for a generally liked policy can be significantly lowered, simply by associating it with a group seen as “radical” or “extreme.” In one experiment, researchers found that people expressed higher levels of support for a gender equality policy when the supporters were not specified than when the exact same policy was attributed to “radical feminist” supporters. These findings show why attacking political opponents as...

2011-10-26 11:04:00

NASHVILLE, Tenn., Oct. 26, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- In a town just 25 miles southwest of Detroit lives a man whose gift of storytelling landed him the opportunity to share that gift with the world. William Sirls of Gibraltar, MI, has just signed as the newest fiction author at Thomas Nelson, Inc. Sirls, who began writing a novel in 2004, shelved his story after he made the decision to turn himself in to authorities and spend 29 months in federal prison, convicted of wire fraud and money...

2011-09-22 10:48:00

PLANO, Texas, Sept. 22, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Thomas Nelson Live Events, the number one producer of live events in the Christian market, announced today the addition of Patrick Koors as its new Vice President of Marketing. Koors joins the Live Events division of Thomas Nelson, Inc. in the Company's effort to strategically expand its marketing outreach and drive awareness of our events to a larger audience. "We are thrilled to have Patrick join our team!" said Sally Hofmann, Senior Vice...

2011-08-29 09:00:00

NASHVILLE, Tenn., Aug. 29, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Thomas Nelson announces the creation of the company's first enhanced e-book, which released on Aug. 25. This landmark e-book by New York Times best-selling author and pastor Max Lucado features the full digital content of his most recent bestseller, Max on Life: Answers and Insights to Your Most Important Questions (Thomas Nelson, April 2011) in addition to audio and video elements. "We knew Max Lucado would be the perfect author to launch...

2011-08-05 16:35:00

NASHVILLE, Tenn., Aug. 5, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Thomas Nelson, Inc., the world's largest Christian publisher, announced this week that Carol Nygren will assume the role of Executive Vice President and Managing Director of the Thomas Nelson Live Events business in Plano, Texas. Nygren will assume the top executive role within Live Events, overseeing the entire business division for the Company. Under Nygren's leadership, the Live Events division, which includes the Women of Faith and...