Christian Book Award® Finalists for 2015


The Evangelical Christian Publishers Association (ECPA) Announces the Finalists for the 2015 Christian Book Award® Program

Presented annually to the finest in Christian publishing since 1978, the Christian Book Award® program honors titles in seven categories: Bibles, Bible Reference, Non-Fiction, Fiction, Children, Inspiration, and New Author. A minimum of five finalists are chosen in each category. Winners will be announced at the ECPA Awards Banquet held on May 5 in Nashville.

2015 Winners

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Category: Bibles

Every Man's Bible NIV
Tyndale House Publishers
Stephen Arterburn & Dean Merrill, General Editors
NIV First-Century Study Bible
Zondervan
with notes by Kent Dobson
Life Application Study Bible HCSB
Tyndale House Publishers
NKJV Study Bible, Full Color Edition
Thomas Nelson Publishers
The Study Bible for Women HCSB
B&H Publishing Group
Dorothy Kelley Patterson, Rhonda Harrington Kelley, Holman Bible Staff, Editors
 


Category: Bible Reference

1, 2, and 3 John: Zondervan Exegetical Commentary on the New Testament
Zondervan
Karen H. Jobes
For the Glory of God: Recovering a Biblical Theology of Worship
Baker Academic/ Baker Publishing Group
Daniel I. Block
Galatians (Baker Exegetical Commentary on the New Testament)
Baker Academic/ Baker Publishing Group
Douglas J. Moo
Mark: Zondervan Exegetical Commentary on the New Testament
Zondervan
Mark L. Strauss
Lutheran Bible Companion Set
Concordia Publishing House
Edward A. Engelbrecht
Revelation (Teach the Text Commentary Series)
Baker Books/ Baker Publishing Group
J. Scott Duvall


Category: Children

101 Color & Sing Bible Stories
Tyndale House Publishers
Stephen Elkins
Goodnight, Ark!
ZonderKidz
Laura Sassi, Illustrated by Jane Chapman
Love Letters from God
ZonderKidz
Glenys Nellist, Illustrated by Sophie Allsopp
My Bible Animals Storybook
Tyndale House Publishers
Dandi Daley Mackall, Illustrated by Heather Heyworth
One God, One Plan, One Life: A 365 Devotional
Thomas Nelson Publishers
Max Lucado
 


Category: Fiction

The Advocate
Tyndale House Publishers
Randy Singer
The Auschwitz Escape
Tyndale House Publishers
Joel C. Rosenberg
The Legend of Sheba: Rise of a Queen
Howard Books, a division of Simon & Schuster, Inc.
Tosca Lee
The Pursuit of Tamsen Littlejohn: A Novel
WaterBrook Multnomah Publishing Group
Lori Benton
The Sentinels of Andersonville
Tyndale House Publishers
Tracy Groot
 


Category: Inspiration

The Daniel Plan: 40 Days to a Healthier Life
Zondervan
Rick Warren, Daniel Amen and Mark Hyman
The Hardest Peace: Expecting Grace in the Midst of Life's Hard
David C Cook
Kara Tippetts
I Like Giving: The Transforming Power of a Generous Life
WaterBrook Multnomah Publishing Group
Brad Formsma
Stand Strong: You Can Overcome Bullying
WaterBrook Multnomah Publishing Group
Nick Vujicic
The Wonder of His Name
Moody Publishers
Nancy Leigh DeMoss
 


Category: New Author

And Life Comes Back: A Wife's Story of Love, Loss and Hope Reclaimed
WaterBrook Multnomah Publishing Group
Tricia Lott Williford
Dispatches From the Front: Stories of Gospel Advance in the World
Crossway
Tim Keesee
Jesus or Nothing
Crossway
Dan DeWitt
The Skeletons in God's Closet
Thomas Nelson Publishers
Joshua Ryan Butler
Teach Us to Want: Longing, Ambition and the Life of Faith
InterVarsity Press
Jen Pollock Michel
Seeking Allah, Finding Jesus: A Devout Muslim Encounters Christianity
Zondervan
Nabeel Qureshi


Category: Non-Fiction

A Loving Life: In a World of Broken Relationships
Crossway
Paul E. Miller
Autopsy of a Deceased Church: 12 Ways to Keep Yours Alive
B&H Publishing Group
Thom S. Rainer
The Measure of Success: Uncovering Biblical Perspective on Women, Work and the Home
B&H Publishing Group
Carolyn McCulley with Nora Shank
Mission Drift: The Unspoken Crisis Facing Leaders, Charities, and Churches
Bethany House/ Baker Publishing Group
Peter Greer and Chris Horst, with Anna Haggard
Seeking Allah, Finding Jesus: A Devout Muslim Encounters Christianity
Zondervan
Nabeel Qureshi
 

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