Category Archives: Publishing

New for Father’s Day

Here’s a great Father’s Day giveaway: “Fatherhood: Making a Lifetime of Difference” http://bit.ly/9qLKd3 Did you know that a dad’s involvement is very important for a child’s success? This pamphlet has 100’s of facts at a glance. For example statistics indicate that if the father is involved in the child’s schooling, the child is more likely Continue Reading

2010 Retailers’ Choice Awards – Winner!

2010 Retailers’ Choice Awards – Christian Education category This award is given to the “most significant new life-changing products in the Christian retail industry.” See the finalists at: http://j.mp/dCmpDF This full-color book is a fascinating (and lively) introduction to Christian history from the time to Christ to modern day. In 13 chapters, you will learn Continue Reading

Rose Publishing Website Tops Christian Publishers for Visitors in Feb 2010

In the month of February 2010, Rose Publishing had more unique web visitors than the top two traditional print publishers in the Christian market, according to Compete.com. “Of course, we were surprised and excited to see February’s results. We never thought this would ever happen, although we have seen major increases over the past two Continue Reading

The Real Story of St. Patrick

St. Patrick’s Day is more than beer and wearing green. A 16-yr-old Briton named Patrick was kidnapped by Irish raiders. After six years of slavery, he escaped. A few years later returned to Ireland to bring the Gospel to his enemies. Within the next 30 years most of the country had come to Christ. This Continue Reading

Christian Passover Seder Script

“Christ in the Passover” is a fascinating study of the Hebrew roots of Christianity especially in the symbolism of the Passover compared with Jesus as the perfect sacrifice and great high priest. It includes a Christian version of the Passover seder, along with the meaning of Passover for Christians. For example: The Old Testament origin Continue Reading

The Story of Joseph: Where is God When Life Isn’t Fair?

The great biblical story of Joseph has been told for nearly 4000 years. It asks: Where is God When Life Isn’t Fair? Look at Joseph’s life at age 17: Favored excessively by his father Hated by his 10 older brothers, who had a history of violence and treachery. Thrown into a pit in the wilderness Continue Reading

Reality Check: O’Reilly Tools of Change for Publishing

Disclaimer: I know O’Reilly Tools of Change is a seminar about the future. I really enjoyed it and gained many new ideas. Please take my critique in the right spirit. O’Reilly and the publishing industry need to get real about what works and what doesn’t. There were a dozen seminars focused on social media, especially Continue Reading

Rose Publishing & Olive Tree Announce New iPhone Bible Resources

A new Bible resource is available in full-color on the iPhone as part of Olive Tree’s Bible Reference Collection. Christianity, Cults & Religions helps you know what you believe and why. Based on a popular study guide from Rose Publishing, this full-color resource offers a side-by-side comparison of more than 40 world religions, cults, and Continue Reading

Traditional Bookstores and the E-Book Revolution

Bookstores have feared that e-books would decimate them, but it hasn’t happened. Why? E-books made up just about 1.5% of the overall book market according to the Oct 09 YTD Association of American Publishers stats. Unlike music, where audiophiles have historically gravitated to smaller, more portable devices, the average book lover is not constantly on Continue Reading

Tale of Two Authors, or “Why Attitude Matters”

Author #1 first contacted me when he saw a product we had published. He didn’t feel that it was as good as it could be. He called me and asked me about what had motivated us to publish the product, and whether we would be open to suggestions or improvements. Today, he is one of Continue Reading