CPH Submissions

Have an idea?

We want to hear from you! Concordia Publishing House publishes Christian nonfiction, from commentaries to curriculum to Christian living books and much more, including church music. We're always looking to partner with writers to create quality Christian materials that align with our mission. As the publishing arm of The Lutheran Church—Missouri Synod, we are deeply committed to remaining faithful to the Holy Scriptures and the Lutheran Confessions, and all our resources reflect that commitment. Read more about our mission.

If your project falls into the following categories, please download the proposal form.

  • Christian Living/Adult Spirituality
  • Youth/Young Adult
  • Bible Study (General)
  • Women's Bible Study/Women's Resource
  • Devotional
  • Resource for Pastors
  • Catechism/Lutheran Identity
  • Academic
  • Children

Get proposal form

Concordia University and Seminary professors (including emeritus): please use this form.

We'd also like to see a sample of your writing from the proposed project (for example, a chapter or two from a book or several devotions) and a detailed outline of the full project to help us get a good sense of your idea.

If you are interested in writing devotions for Portals of Prayer, please use this link.

To submit music, please see "How do I submit a song or music I've composed?" in our FAQs.

Ready to submit?

When you're ready, please email the following items to Laura Lane, Managing Editor:

  1. Completed proposal form
  2. Writing sample from project
  3. Detailed outline of proposed project

We look forward to exploring your proposal. Please note that all three documents are necessary for us to review your idea. Unfortunately, we are unable to review incomplete proposals. If we are interested in your project, you will receive a response within eight weeks.

Submit your proposal now