Whether you're looking for author interviews, behind-the-scenes information on our books, or original articles from IVP authors, you've come to the right place! Read our most recent articles and interviews below.
As Christians, how should we approach the news of the world? Author Travis Dickinson shares how our culture's addiction to the news is not only unnecessary, but it is not good for the soul. Instead, we should strive to have an open mind and practice intellectual virtue as we wrestle with ideas and biases that we encounter from the culture around us.
Churches are struggling to meet the needs of their congregations and to entice people to return to church after pandemic living. But instead of rolling out fancy programs, ministry veteran Carolyn Carney says we can revitalize our churches through the simple yet powerful act of group prayer. Read this article for two practical tips on building prayer in your congregation.
To understand our roles in God's global mission, we first need to understand that mission. In this article, author Paul Borthwick shares eight ways that John 3:16 describes the missionary heart of God so that we can find our place as missionaries and disciples in God's kingdom.
Drawing from his experience training students to study the Bible, Andrew Abernethy provides a holistic six-step method for Bible study in his book "Savoring Scripture." In this interview, he shares how Christians can rediscover the joy in reading Scripture in a way that combines textual analysis and the transformation work of the Holy Spirit.
How can we as Christians practice defiant faith in the face of suffering? In their book "Wrestling with Job," Bill Kynes, a lifelong pastor, and his son Will Kynes, a Job scholar, guide readers on a journey through the book of Job. In this interview, they discuss their writing process, their personal connections to the book, and Job's powerful lessons on perseverance.
What is life all about? Watch this video of Os Guinness as he engages with young adults looking for purpose, then get a sneak peek into his book "The Great Quest." Whether you're a student looking forward to life after school or you're still searching for purpose as an adult, it's never too late to seek meaning in this life through an honest exploration of God and faith.
How can Christians engage with Juneteenth? Take this opportunity to educate yourself, your family, and your church on Black history in America and get practical ideas to become a part of the continuing story of justice and reconciliation in your community.
You or someone you love struggles with anxiety. The good news is that there is hope. Learn from pastor Jason Cusick's experience with anxiety and discover these four practical tips for taking control of anxious thoughts and patterns with Jesus' help.
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.
Susan Maros's book Calling in Context flows from her years of teaching in vocational formation, wrestling alongside her students with big questions about calling and social location. In this interview, she shares some misconceptions many people believe about vocation and tips for moving forward in the discernment process.
More than a decade after the release of the first edition of his seminal apologetics text, Douglas Groothuis discusses the book's legacy, the ways the field of apologetics has changed, and his content updates for the second edition of Christian Apologetics.
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.
Getting old is weird, and the transition from young adult to full-blown adult can be brutal. Trying to navigate this very formative decade can just be straight up challenging. Sharing insights from her book The Gap Decade, author Katie Schnack gives five tips for twenty-somethings trying to be "real adults."
In his book We the Fallen People, historian Robert Tracy McKenzie takes an unflinching look at the nature of democracy throughout American history. In this interview, he explores the current polarized political climate, our view of the Founders' theology (or better yet, anthropology), and how our view of human nature has impacted American democratic thought.
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.
Taylor Schumann survived a school shooting, yet she was left with permanent wounds, both visible and invisible. In her book When Thoughts and Prayers Aren't Enough she weaves her own incredible story into a larger conversation about gun violence in America. In this interview, Taylor frames gun violence as a spiritual issue rather than a political one while sharing her ideas on advocating for a safer future.
Christians who struggle with their mental health often hear conflicting messages about how their spiritual life and conditions like depression and anxiety relate. But according to author Diana Gruver, we can find a middle road where Christian faith and mental health are integrated in healthy ways. Listen in as she begins a life-giving conversation about the role faith can play in our mental health journey.
In this interview, Michael Lindsay explores the seven stages of transition he writes about in his book Hinge Moments. With vulnerability and insight, he shares how he has navigated his own vocational transition from president of Gordon College to president-elect of Taylor University.
In this interview, Power Women editors Nancy Wang Yuen and Deshonna Collier-Goubil discuss how they navigate the call to both the academy and motherhood as Christian women. If you've ever wanted to hear from women on a similar vocational journey who come from different backgrounds, academic disciplines, and stages of parenting and career, this interview will be refreshing.
In this fascinating interview, IVP authors Barbara Peacock, MelindaJoy Mingo, Terence Lester, Antipas Harris, and A. D. "Lumkile" Thomason share their thoughts on the events of 2020, new ways we can be celebrating Black History Month, and their hopes for the future of racial reconciliation in America.
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.
In this interview, author and Christian leader Richard Stearns shares wisdom from a long career in both corporate and ministry leadership. Offering advice from his own experience, he previews many of the themes from his new book Lead Like It Matters to God, including the power of encouragement for motivating others and how our leadership needs to adapt in today's cultural climate.
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.
Are you looking for ways to tangibly share God's love and kindness with those in your community and around the world? To connect you with practical ideas for giving and getting involved, we've gathered some ministries near and dear to our authors' hearts that are worthy of your support. We're happy to shine a light on these nonprofits in order to bolster the kingdom work they are doing all over the world.
We're all facing disruption right now as the coronavirus and COVID-19 have radically altered our daily lives. But one thing is certain—we're coming together even as we practice social distancing, whether it's in virtual spaces, in our homes, or as a world community. Christian community is just as important now as ever, so use these tips and resources to stay hopeful while we're together at home.