This Month in Tyndale History: May Edition

As we continue our year long 50th anniversary celebration, be sure to check out our special 50th Anniversary page on our main site – www.tyndale.com/50th. You can share your own Tyndale memory or enter our special 50th Anniversary giveaway.

Here’s some notable Tyndale May events over the past 50 years.

May

1965 

Ken Taylor receives an honorary doctor of literature degree from Wheaton College. Various other honorary degrees will be conferred upon him in future years by Trinity College, Huntington College, and Taylor University.

 

1968  

The periodical, Have a Good Day is launched, joining The Christian Reader and Christian Times in Tyndale’s family of periodicals. It eventually reaches a high circulation point in excess of 1 million copies per month.

 

1972        

The Way is published. The photos and book introductions in this illustrated edition of the complete Living Bible were prepared by the editorial staff of Campus Life magazine. Over the next 30 years, Tyndale House will sell nearly 6.4 million copies of The Way in numerous binding options.

 

1984 

A new 40,000 square foot warehouse and distribution center is built at 351 Executive Drive, on the land directly south of the Gundersen Drive property. The new facility is completed just in time for the explosive distribution of The Book.

Adam Sabados

Adam Sabados

Adam is the Digital Media Coordinator at Tyndale. He gets to have fun running social media campaigns, and online advertising. Adam is a graduate of Malone University in Canton, Ohio where he majored in communication arts and was highly involved in the theatre department. He currently lives in Wheaton, IL with his wife Meghan, his son Luke, and their Cavalier pup Banksy. You can follow Adam on Twitter at @AdamSab where you can learn all about his latest improv comedy shows around Chicago, hear about the woes of Ohio sports teams, or catch an insightful blog post or two.