2007 Jordon Lifetime Achievement Award
Presented by the Evangelical Christian Publishers Association (ECPA)
The prestigious Jordon Lifetime Achievement Award is presented to an individual each year for their exceptional contributions to the Christian publishing industry. On July 9, 2007, Dr. R.C. Sproul was presented with this award.
As a prolific author, Dr. Sproul has written more than 80 books, most recently releasing A Taste of Heaven, The Lightlings, and The Truth of the Cross. He was the general editor of The Reformation Study Bible, which was also known as The New Geneva Study Bible, is the executive editor of Tabletalk magazine, and has written scores of articles for national evangelical publications.
LOCAL AUTHOR RECEIVES PRESTIGIOUS LIFETIME ACHIEVEMENT AWARD
Orlando, Florida, July 16, 2007 – Bestselling author and theologian Dr. R.C. Sproul became the 24th recipient of the prestigious Evangelical Christian Publishing Association’s Charles “Kip” Jordon Lifetime Achievement Award at the International Christian Retail Show (“ICRS”) in Atlanta July 8 – 12, 2007. This award, named in honor of Charles “Kip” Jordon, publishing veteran of more than 25 years and former publisher of Word Publishing, is given to individuals each year for their exceptional contributions to the publishing industry. On July 9, 2007, Dr. R.C. Sproul was presented with this award.
“I was honored,” says Sproul. “It is a profoundly humbling experience to get something like this. I never expected it and it was very gracious of them to bestow this honor on me.” Sproul joins the ranks of previous recipients such as the Reverend Billy Graham, Dr. James Dobson, Charles Swindoll, and Joni Eareckson-Tada, to name a few.
As a prolific author, Dr. Sproul has written more than 60 books, most recently The Truth of the Cross, A Taste of Heaven, and the popular children’s book, The Lightlings, through Reformation Trust Publishing, an imprint of Ligonier Ministries.
Reformation Trust Publishing hosted two signings of The Truth of the Cross at ICRS in Atlanta, in addition to various radio, print, and online media interviews with Dr. Sproul regarding the title. The website, www.reformationtrust.com, features information about the book and an audio clip of Dr. Sproul discussing it.
About the Author: Dr. R.C. Sproul is a respected teacher, theologian, and pastor known for his unique ability to clearly communicate deep, practical truths from God’s Word. He is also the Founder and Chairman of Ligonier Ministries, featured on the international radio and television broadcast Renewing Your Mind, general editor of The Reformation Study Bible, and executive editor of Tabletalk magazine. He serves as senior minister of preaching and teaching at Saint Andrew’s in Sanford, Fla.
About Reformation Trust Publishing: Reformation Trust, a publishing imprint of Ligonier Ministries, produces books true to the historic Christian faith; books that make the great truths of the Christian faith clear to laypeople. Early titles from Reformation Trust have delved into the doctrines of God’s sovereign grace and examined issues such as worship and evangelism.