HarperCollins Christian Publishing’s Zondervan Books, which is the nonfiction trade book imprint for Zondervan, has hired Paul J. Pastor as senior acquisitions editor. Pastor joined Zondervan on December 27.

Pastor’s experience includes 15 years in publishing, most recently as an editor at WaterBrook & Multnomah. He is also an author of several books, including Palau: A Life on Fire (Zondervan).

Webster Younce, v-p and publisher of Zondervan Books, said in a release that he was “delighted” to welcome Pastor, citing his “editorial vision, knowledge of craft, varied publishing experience, and heart for our mission.”