Novelist marks debut with ‘Something Beautiful for Lauren’

Courier Publishing is pleased to introduce Stephanie Whatley’s first novel, “Something Beautiful for Lauren” (softcover, 258 pages, $13.95). Lauren Hardy is 37 and has lost her husband. She is left to raise three children on her own. In her grief, she has become numb, going through the motions of life. She has learned to “play […]

Farmer brings back small town’s life in ‘From Murphy to Miley’

“From Murphy to Miley” by Jane Jumper Farmer is a heartwarming account of family life in a low-country lumber mill town in South Carolina in the early 1900s. In this historical fiction, Farmer relates the story of her grandparents, Carrie and Saylor Jumper, and how their steadfast faith in God undergirded, sustained, and directed their […]

Sequel: ‘Blue Enamel Cup’ continues family’s missionary adventure

Courier Publishing is pleased to announce the publication of “The Blue Enamel Cup: An MK’s China Legacy” (370 pages, $25), the sequel to Rosalie Hall Hunt’s family memoir, “6 Yellow Balloons: An MK’s China Story.” As “The Blue Enamel Cup” opens, Hunt, the “third-culture missionary kid” readers first got to know in her previous book, […]

Late humorist’s musings were early catalyst for Courier Publishing

Over the past eight years, Courier Publishing, the book-production operation of The Baptist Courier, has published approximately 122 books, including titles currently in production. Bible studies, memoirs, illustrated children’s stories, fiction, humor, biographies and other genres represent Courier Publishing’s growing library of softcover, hardcover and ebook offerings. The book publishing service was officially launched in […]

In new book, author shares prayer-poems from cancer experience

A cancer diagnosis in March 2018 prompted Douglas Wyant to write the prayer-poems collected in “A Pilgrim’s Prayers.” His short, sincere prayers were written in response to the Scripture he read during his recuperation from surgery and chemotherapy. Here is a sample prayer request: Rescue Me O Lord, I cry out to you from the […]

Pastor pens 7 keys to John’s Gospel

The number seven is significant to John, the beloved disciple, in helping structure his gospel, Nashville pastor Ken Clayton details in his new book, “7/7: The Key to Understanding the Gospel of John.” Tennessee Baptist editor Lonnie Wilkey describes Clayton’s new book as “must-reading for all Christians, but especially new believers.” “For nearly 25 years […]

‘The Best Heroes’ to benefit Connie Maxwell Ministries

Doug Kauffmann, retired pastor of Connie Maxwell Baptist Church, has released an illustrated children’s book based on a cherished memory of a magnificent frigid day he spent with his father at Yankee Stadium in December 1962. “The Best Heroes” (Courier Publishing, 28 pages) is the story of a father and son who attend the NFL […]

Emory explores Lamentations’ themes of grief and glory

For Pastor Danny Emory, the book of Lamentations is “God’s handbook on grief.” His new book, “Grief and Glory in Lamentations,” flows from “the writings of a simple pastor/teacher who has experienced grief on many occasions and has attempted to help others walk through the process of grief.” In Lamentations, Jeremiah surveys his beloved city […]

Sandra Pound’s poetry ‘resounds with faith’ in latest book

Courier Publishing is pleased to announce the publication of “A Lifetime of Verse,” a collection of poems by retired educator Sandra R. Pound, Ph.D., of Swansea. Pound’s poetry delves into love, marriage, children, nature, life and death, and God. Whether recalling her wedding day (when “Both became the byword”), or “memorizing children’s laughter that bounced […]