Bethany House Promotes New Editorial Director

Bethany House executive acquisitions editor Andy McGuire, been named editorial director following the departure of editorial v-p David Horton after 22 years with the Baker Publishing Group imprint. BPG’s Jennifer Leep, executive v-p of trade publishing, expressed gratitude for Horton’s leadership “and for the passion, creativity, and vision Andy has consistently demonstrated in his work.” McGuire came to Bethany as acquisition editor for nonfiction in 2008, from Moody Publishers where he acquired both fiction and nonfiction.

Tyndale Partners with Church Answers

Tyndale House has announced a multi-year, multi-book agreement with Church Answers, an online resource for ministry leaders and churches founded in 2019 by Thom Rainer, former CEO of LifeWay Christian Resources. Tyndale senior v-p and publisher Ron Beers called Rainer, “a gifted leader, teacher, and communicator whose personal mission aligns perfectly with Tyndale’s.” Each book by Rainer will coordinate with a video curriculum and a participants’ guide. The agreement also includes a new line of practical resource products by church leadership experts, edited by Rainer and co-published by Tyndale and Church Answers, and promotion of the platform.