Good News Publishers

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Good News Publishers
Founded 1938
Founder Clyde Dennis and Muriel Dennis
Country of origin United States
Headquarters location Wheaton, Illinois
Publication types Books, ESV Bibles, Tracts
Imprints Crossway
Official website

Good News Publishers is a not-for-profit evangelical Christian ministry that publishes and distributes gospel tracts. Good News Publishers is the parent company of Crossway Books, a publisher of evangelical Christian books. Good News/Crossway is headquartered in Wheaton, Illinois. Currently, Good News mainly publishes tracts and small booklets for use in evangelistic work while Crossway concentrates on producing books by well-known authors.[1]

Good News/Crossway's best known publication is the English Standard Version of the Bible, originally issued in 2001. As of June 2011, the ESV ranked as the fifth best-selling Bible translation by the Christian Booksellers Association.[2]

Crossway also publishes books by such Christian writers as Wayne Grudem, D.A. Carson, William Lane Craig, Kevin DeYoung, John MacArthur, and John Piper, and is issuing a major commentary series edited by R.C. Sproul, titled the St. Andrews Expositional Commentary.

Popular tracts distributed by Good News Publishers include "Steps to Peace With God" by Billy Graham and "3:16" by Max Lucado.[3]

You're Special[edit]

You're Special, written by Ted Griffin and first published on September 1, 1982, is the all-time best-selling tract by Good News Publishers. The English tract has been translated into Russian and Spanish.[4]


  1. ^ "Home page". Good News/Crossway. 
  2. ^ "Current CBA Bible sales statistics" (PDF). 
  3. ^ "List of best selling tracts". Good News/Crossway. 
  4. ^ Griffin, Ted. You're Special. Good News Publishers. 

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