Civitas Press Partners With Robb Ryerse

Posted in: Author Announcements- Dec 01, 2011 2 Comments

Civitas Press is pleased to announce that we are partnering with Robb Ryerse for the release of his book, Butterfly Theology (working title). Butterfly Theology tells the story of Robb’s theological transformation. Drawing from scenes throughout his life, Robb describes both the moments that shook the fundamentalism with which he was raised and the ways in […]

New Community Project: What A Woman Is Worth

Posted in: Call For Submissions, Community Projects- Oct 31, 2011 20 Comments

Civitas Press is pleased to announce a new community project called, What A Woman Is Worth.  This community project will be a collection of essays that explore people’s experiences, perspectives, and thoughts on the worth of women and girls in an effort to bring about greater awareness of the cultural endemic that leaves them wounded, […]

Civitas Press Partners With Shane Crash

Posted in: Author Announcements, Book Announcements- Oct 25, 2011 1 Comment

Civitas Press is pleased to announce that we are partnering with Shane Crash for the release of our first fiction book, Forest Life (working title).  Forest Life is a powerful narrative of one man’s struggle to sustain the will to live. The story follows a young man, recently widowed, who has retreated to the woods […]

Joy Wilson’s Uncensored Prayer Workshop

Posted in: Workshops- Oct 07, 2011 No Comments

Uncensored Prayer: The Spiritual Practice of Wrestling With God Workshop – November 7 – December 9, 2011 Are you searching for something deeper in your prayer life? This course is about the spiritual practice of discussing everything with God, risking honesty to gain intimacy through loving, trusting conversations.  It’s wrestling through anger, faith, pain, hope […]

Provoketive Magazine Is Looking For Writers

Posted in: Infos- Oct 06, 2011 No Comments

Civitas Press is starting an online magazine called Provoketive. The following is from the site. Sign up today! About Provoketive Magazine: In a world saturated with people shouting at each other, it’s rare to find a place where people can engage in conversation with each other.  Provoketive Magazine hopes to change that.  We’re creating a […]

Not Alone: Stories Of Living With Depression Press Release

Posted in: Book Announcements, New Releases- Oct 03, 2011 No Comments

-For Immediate Release- You Are Not Alone In Your Depression Folsom, CA, October 1, 2011 – Depression is a very real experience for many people. The causes can be varied. Abuse. Chemical imbalances. Divorce. Rejection. There is no one reason that a person might suffer depression. However, one common theme is that it can leave […]

New Community Project: Not Afraid: Stories of Find Significance

Posted in: Call For Submissions, Community Projects- Sep 07, 2011 1 Comment

Civitas Press is pleased to announce the next community project called, Not Afraid: Stories of Find Significance.  Not Afraid explores stories of people who have overcome fears and found their significance in the process. Alise Wright, editor for the Not Alone will be leading the project. Alise says, “In the past two years, I’ve faced […]

Run With Me: An Accidental Runner And The Power Of Poo Press Release

Posted in: Book Announcements, New Releases- Sep 01, 2011 No Comments

Accidental Runner Discovers the Power of Poo. Folsom, CA, September 1, 2011 – Author Jennifer Luitwieler shares her insightful and often hilarious journey of accidentally running to stop the dog from pooing under her sewing table. What starts as a way to deal with the dog, ends up providing the space to confront some deep […]

Not Alone Is Available For Pre-Order

Posted in: Book Announcements, New Releases- Aug 26, 2011 1 Comment

Not Alone: Stories of Living With Depression is now available for pre-order in the Civitas store.  Get your copy today.  The book releases October 1, 2011.

Englewood Books Reviews Down We Go

Posted in: Book Reviews- Aug 18, 2011 2 Comments

by Warren Hicks, Englewood Books Reviewer Kathy Escobar, co-pastor of The Refuge, a missional church community in the Denver area offers here a primer (I know, it’s an old fashioned word) about how communities of faith can engage in practices that replicate the “downward mobility” that Jesus modeled in his life and ministry.   This […]