Book Expedition at the MIBF 2019


Aug 09, 2018

Get your travel gear ready for your most exciting trip yet—to the 40th Manila International Book Fair! As Church Strengthening Ministry celebrates its 30th anniversary, you can enjoy our bigger booth space with an even wider selection of books—still offered at P100 Lahat as our way of blessing the reading public.

CSM continues to hone local authors who have a message to share, and to make international bestselling titles available in the country, in order to produce Bible-based materials that are relevant to the needs of this generation. This year, we envision bringing our readers along on a “book expedition” – as our books become a vehicle to bring them from where they are to the destination purposed to them by our Master Guide, Jesus.

Your Itinerary

Love, relationships, and life itself can get complicated but let these new books be your supplemental guide: How Do I Know The One? by Nelson T. Dy, I Married an Alien: The Quirks of a Cross-Cultural Marriage by Grace Gaston-Dousel, The Other Cheek: What It Takes to Forgive by Grace D. Chong, and In The Triumph Song of Life: Turning Adversity to Strength by Grace Shangkuan Koo. Allow encouraging words to speak life to you in Take Heart, a unique collection of Letters of Faith, Hope, and Love from young writers for today’s youth, and a special devotional book for cat lovers entitled And God Also Made a Cat: 90 Devotions by Cat People, written by Vickie Costino. Wealth coach Chinkee Tan will also be releasing the fourth book in his bestselling Diary series, My Utang-Free Diary. You can meet and greet Chinkee Tan on Sept. 12, (Thursday), 1pm at the CSM booth.

New church ministry resources include How to Start a Senior Adults Ministry by Lizette Knight, and Preaching Nga Ba o Assuming Lang?  by Armand Canoy. The bestselling Unli Rice and Unlimited Rice 180-day devotionals by Joey Umali return with their 7th volumes. We also offer new international titles!

List these books in your MIBF itinerary and leave room for more! Catch them all at CSM’s Grand Book Launch on September 14 at 5:30pm, at the Stage Area. Authors’ book signings are scheduled at the CSM booth from Wednesday to Friday.


Travel Perks

All books are priced at P100, and 2 for P100! That’s over 80% discount on brand new books! We’ll also be raffling off gift items multiple times daily!

The 40th Manila International Book Fair will be held on September 11 to 15, 2019, 10am to 8pm, at the SMX Convention Center, Mall of Asia Complex, Pasay City. Find your way to the CSM booth located between aisles P & Q with booth nos. 79-84, 103-105  (if you’ve been there last year, we are almost at the same spot beside the Food Area). The shortest route is through Gate 4,the entrance nearest the mall.

For more details and to get your free downloadable e-tickets, click here.  Join our conversations at Facebook, Instagram and Twitter @CSMPublishing and use the hashtag #CSMatMIBF2019.


How beautiful upon the mountains are the feet of him who brings good news,

Who publishes peace, who brings good news of happiness, who publishes salvation, who says to Zion, “Your God reigns.”

–Isaiah 52:7