Whitaker House

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Whitaker House is a Christian publishing house in New Kensington, Pennsylvania, near Pittsburgh. It was founded by Robert E. Whitaker, Sr. Upon his death in 2012, his son Robert Whitaker Jr. became president.[2]

Whitaker House
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Parent companyWhitaker Corporation
Founded1970; 51 years ago (1970)
FounderRobert E. Whitaker, Sr.
Country of originUnited States
Headquarters locationNew Kensington, Pennsylvania
DistributionAnchor Distributors
Key peopleRobert Whitker, Jr., President[1]
Publication typesBooks
Nonfiction topicsChristian literature
Children's literature
Official websitewww.whitakerhouse.com

Their stated mission is "To advance God's kingdom by providing biblically based products that proclaim the power of the gospel and minister to the spiritual needs of people around the world."[3]

The distribution arm of the business is called Anchor Distributors.[4]

In 2018, Whitaker House's parent company, Whitaker Corporation, acquired the children's book publisher Smart Kidz Books.[1]


Authors published by Whitaker House include

  • Jentezen FranklinRight People, Right Place, Right Plan
  • Michael FranzeseBlood Covenant
  • Marilyn HickeyNames of God
  • Larry HuchFree at Last, 10 Curses That Block the Blessing, The Torah Blessing
  • Eddie LongIt's Your Time, The Elect Lady
  • Myles MunroeBecoming a Leader, The Fatherhood Principle, The Most Important Person on Earth, The Spirit of Leadership, The Principles and Power of Vision, Understanding the Purpose & Power of Men, Understanding the Purpose & Power of Women
  • Derek PrinceAppointment In Jerusalem, Gifts Of The Spirit, Gateway To God's Blessing, Fasting, Entering The Presence Of God, Does Your Tongue Need Healing?, Declaring God's Word (Devotional), God's Plan For Your Money, The Grace of Yielding, Lucifer Exposed, Marriage Covenant
  • Lester Sumrall60 Things God Said about Sex, The Names of God, The Gifts & Ministries of the Holy Spirit, Demons: The Answer Book, The Believer's Handbook, Angels to Help You
  • Ray Comfort, Hell's Best Kept Secret
  • Gilbert E. Patterson, Here Comes The Judge
  • Jaerock Lee, Heaven(1)


  1. ^ a b Wenner, Emma (17 May 2018). "Whitaker Acquires Smart Kidz Books". Publishers Weekly. Publishers Weekly. Archived from the original on 17 May 2018. Retrieved 13 October 2019. Whitaker House, the Christian publishing arm of the Whitaker Corporation based in New Kensington, Penn., has acquired the children’s book publisher Smart Kidz Books, a division of Smart Kidz Media, Inc.
  2. ^ Burnett, Matia (4 January 2013). "Notable Deaths in 2012". Publishers Weekly. Publishers Weekly. Archived from the original on 24 October 2014. Retrieved 13 October 2019. Bob Whitaker, a devout man whose faith was a catalyst for his career, died on May 3 at age 83.
  3. ^ "Mission Statement - Whitaker House". whitakerhouse.com. 2005. Archived from the original on 28 December 2018. Retrieved 13 October 2019.
  4. ^ Koonse, Emma (14 September 2016). "Decline of Distributors to Christian Stores Reflects Market Trends". Publishers Weekly. Retrieved 26 September 2017.

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