Press Release



Jan 14th

NASHVILLE, Tenn.—(January 14, 2014) Nashville-based B&H Publishing Group announced today that it will fuse its team’s strengths with the Lifeway Church Resources team into a new Lifeway Resources division. B&H will continue to operate and publish under the B&H Publishing Group imprint.
SelmaWilsonClose-upOfficialPhotoAs part of this initiative, former B&H President Selma Wilson will become the new head of organizational development for all of Lifeway Christian Resources. The newly formed Lifeway Resources division will be led by current Lifeway Church Resources leader, Eric Geiger. Geiger has spent the past three years delivering growth for the Church Resources division, which includes ongoing Bible studies, unique Bible studies by teachers like Rick Warren, Beth Moore, Matt Chandler, and Priscilla Shirer, as well as major events for men and women like The Main Event and DotMom.
“I have been blessed in my journey with Lifeway and I am excited to pursue this next step. I will have the opportunity to focus on developing people and the overall Lifeway culture” shared Wilson. “With the growth of B&H and Lifeway Church Resources, we saw an opportunity to maximize our teams’ strengths to better serve our authors and the Church. My past four years as the B&H President has been an incredible blessing and I look forward to seeing what God has in store as we take this step.”
Publishing leadership at B&H will remain the same; Bibles, led by Jeremy Howard, B&H Kids, led by Dan Lynch, Trade Books, led by Jennifer Lyell, and Academic books, led by Jim Baird.
B&H Publishing has recently experienced several years of year over year growth. Particularly in CBA, B&H has experienced tremendous success with number one best-sellers likeThe Love Dare”, “The Resolution for Men”, “I Am a Church Member” as well as other key resources to impact the church like the award-winning “HCSB Study Bible”, “The Big Picture Interactive Storybook Bible” and Beth Moore’s Whispers of Hope and “Portraits of Devotion.”
EricGeigerOfficialPhoto“I am so thankful for B&H and their heart for sharing the Gospel” said Eric Geiger. “I look forward to supporting the B&H team in their growth and also to explore what our resource teams can accomplish together.”
B&H anticipates further growth in 2015 from major voices in the industry like #1 CBA best-seller Thom Rainer, Russell Moore, and Candace Cameron Bure, the B&H Kids line with “The Big Picture Interactive Bible” and best-selling storyteller Sheila Walsh, as well as with the HCSB, NKJV, KJV, and RVR 1960 bible translations.
Contact: Dave Schroeder, Dir. of Communications
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