Book Beat

Nelson Publishes New Christian Dictionary

An authoritative and comprehensive guide to all things Christian, Nelson’s New Christian Dictionary is set to arrive in CBA retail stores in March 2001. This unique dictionary covers over 10,000 words in clear, accessible entries. The dictionary provides the most up-to-date information on doctrine, worship, literature, history, music, and virtually everything related to Christianity. In addition to the 10,000 articles, Nelson’s New Christian Dictionary features more than 20 appendixes. One consists of a denominational comparison chart, contrasting beliefs and organizations….

Book Signings for New Release by Don Finto

Why Should We Pray for the Jews? Because, like Ruth in the Old Testament, every Gentile believer has come out of the hand of famine and into the spiritual realms of abundance in the name of Jesus But, unlike Ruth, we have turned our backs on the relatives of the Messiah. This is the premise behindYour People Shall Be My People, the new book by Don Finto, former pastor of the Belmont Church in Nashville, Tennessee. In keeping with recent…

Nelson Releases Book on Charismatic Movement

A centennial observance will give birth to a new book from Thomas Nelson Publishers. The first hundred years of the Pentecostal/charismatic movement is recorded in The Century of the Holy Spirit . Dr. Vinson Synan has written many books during his years of ministry, but arguably, none more important than this one. Set for release to CBA stores in March 2001 by Nelson’s Reference & Electronic Publishing Division, The Century of the Holy Spirit chronicles 100 years of the Pentecostal…

Regal Books Launches ‘Life Points’

The Gospel Light imprint’s “The Life Points Series” is a new book line based on practical, “kingdom-living” principles. The series consists of small, mass paperbacks with price points in the $5-$9 range. Each book in “The Life Points Series” will focus on practical ways to encourage kingdom living in readers’ lives.

Will ‘Left Behind’ — The Movie Be at a Theater Near You Feb. 2nd?

LEFT BEHIND – The most anticipated movie in Christian filmmakinghistory will hit theaters all across North America on February 2nd, but it will only happen with your help. Because it is considered a religious film, there is resistance to putting it on enough screens. Please join me by going to and showing your support. This is the single project that can literally burst the doors to Hollywoodwide open. Left Behind-The Movie is a ONCE IN A GENERATION OPPORTUNITY to…

New Release From Nelson Identifies the Book of Acts as a Legal Brief

New investigation into the Book of Acts in the New Testament indicates it is far more than a record of the journeys of the Apostles of Christ after His death and resurrection. Veteran lawyer John Mauck argues Acts is actually a legal brief written to the Roman investigator Theophilus to defend the Apostle Paul and Christianity against criminal charges pending before the Emperor Nero, in the new book, Paul On Trial: The Book Of Acts As A Defense Of Christianity…

H. Jackson Brown Book Signing

H. Jackson Brown, Jr., and his wife Rosemary will be featured at a book signing event in Brentwood, TN. He is the author of the New York Times bestseller Life’s Little Instruction Book among and many others. The book signing is for the new book entitled Life’s Little Instructions from the Bible. The event will be at Borders in Brentwood Wednesday the 20th from 4-6.

Left Behind Tour Planned

Reunion Records and Cloud Ten Pictures announce the Left Behind, “A Night of Worship” Tour. The tour will hit 11 different markets in January before Left Behind: The Movie releases to theaters February 2, 2001. Recording artists featured on the tour include: Bob Carlisle, Rebecca St. James, Bryan Duncan, Joy Williams, SHINEmk and JAKE (more to be announced). They will perform songs from the Left Behind: The Movie Soundtrack and other select cuts. Principle actors from the film will make…


Brenda Hunter’s book “Home By Choice” will be among titles the radio talk-show psychologist will recommend as a holiday gift choice Tuesday on the nationally syndicated program.. Hunter’s thesis examines and supports the growing “stay-at-home-mom” trend. The first 25 listeners to send e-mails to Multnomah’s will receive a free copy. To handle the anticipated consumer deluge, Multnomah will list CBA’s store-direct 800 number to member stores so listeners can order the book or find the nearest Christian store. For…


Best known in the Christian music industry for his production and instrumental involvement in the development of the career of musician/artist Rich Mullins, Reed Arvin recently released his sophomore novel, The Will, through Scribner Publishing. Arvin, who began his career as a musician for four years in Amy Grant’s band, released The Wind in the Wheat in 1996, which focused on the Christian music community and received strong reviews, establishing Reed as a respected new author. In his second endeavor,…


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