Christian Bestsellers, Best of 2022

Christian Bestsellers, Best of 2022
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List does not include Bibles, Children's, or books under $6
Rank Title Author ISBN Publisher Pub Date List $ Award
1 THE 5 LOVE LANGUAGES GARY CHAPMAN 9780802412706 MOODY PUBLISHERS Jan. 2015 $15.99
2 JESUS CALLING SARAH YOUNG 9781591451884 THOMAS NELSON PUBLISHERS Oct. 2004 $16.99
3 JESUS LISTENS SARAH YOUNG 9781400215584 THOMAS NELSON PUBLISHERS Oct. 2021 $19.99
4 GET OUT OF YOUR HEAD JENNIE ALLEN 9781601429643 WATERBROOK, an imprint of Penguin Random House Jan. 2020 $23.99
5 FIND YOUR PEOPLE JENNIE ALLEN 9780593193389 WATERBROOK, an imprint of Penguin Random House Feb. 2022 $25.00
6 THE RETURN OF THE GODS JONATHAN CAHN 9781636411422 FRONTLINE (CHARISMA HOUSE) Sep. 2022 $28.99
7 TOTAL MONEY MAKEOVER CLASSIC EDITION DAVE RAMSEY 9781595555274 THOMAS NELSON PUBLISHERS Sep. 2013 $28.99
8 FORGIVING WHAT YOU CAN'T FORGET LYSA TERKEURST 9780718039875 THOMAS NELSON PUBLISHERS Nov. 2020 $26.99
9 NEW MORNING MERCIES PAUL DAVID TRIPP 9781433541384 CROSSWAY Oct. 2014 $24.99
10 GENTLE AND LOWLY DANE C. ORTLUND 9781433566134 CROSSWAY Apr. 2020 $19.99
11 REVEALING REVELATION AMIR TSARFATI WITH CONTRIBUTION BY RICK YOHN 9780736985246 HARVEST HOUSE PUBLISHERS May. 2022 $17.99
12 GOOD BOUNDARIES AND GOODBYES LYSA TERKEURST 9781400211760 THOMAS NELSON PUBLISHERS Nov. 2022 $28.99
13 BOUNDARIES UPDATED AND EXPANDED EDITION HENRY CLOUD AND JOHN TOWNSEND 9780310351801 ZONDERVAN Oct. 2017 $19.99
14 REDEEMING LOVE FRANCINE RIVERS 9781590525135 MULTNOMAH, an imprint of Penguin Random House May. 2005 $16.00
15 I'LL START AGAIN MONDAY LYSA TERKEURST 9780785232483 THOMAS NELSON PUBLISHERS Jan. 2022 $14.99
16 ADULT BIBLE STUDIES SUMMER 2022 STUDENT R GARDNER 9781791006662 ABINGDON Apr. 2022 $13.99
17 THE RUTHLESS ELIMINATION OF HURRY JOHN MARK COMER 9780525653097 WATERBROOK, an imprint of Penguin Random House Oct. 2019 $23.99
18 I'LL BE THERE (BUT I'LL BE WEARING SWEATPANTS) AMY WEATHERLY AND JESS JOHNSTON 9781400226757 THOMAS NELSON PUBLISHERS Jan. 2022 $18.99
19 40 DAYS THROUGH THE BIBLE LYSA TERKEURST 9780310145363 HARPERCHRISTIAN RESOURCES Feb. 2022 $19.99
20 DON'T GIVE THE ENEMY A SEAT AT YOUR TABLE LOUIE GIGLIO 9780785247227 THOMAS NELSON PUBLISHERS May. 2021 $24.99
21 JESUS CALLING WITH SCRIPTURE REFERENCES SARAH YOUNG 9780718042820 THOMAS NELSON PUBLISHERS Nov. 2015 $19.99
22 MISSION POSSIBLE TIM TEBOW WITH A. J. GREGORY 9780593194003 WATERBROOK, an imprint of Penguin Random House Mar. 2022 $26.00
23 STAND STRONG OUR DAILY BREAD MINISTRIES AND CONTRIBUTION BY DAVE BRANON 9781627079006 OUR DAILY BREAD PUBLISHING Oct. 2018 $16.99
24 IMAGINE HEAVEN JOHN BURKE 9780801015267 BAKER BOOKS (BAKER PUBLISHING GROUP) Oct. 2015 $16.99
25 SEEING BEAUTIFUL AGAIN LYSA TERKEURST 9781400218912 THOMAS NELSON PUBLISHERS Mar. 2021 $24.99
26 FIGHTING WORDS DEVOTIONAL ELLIE HOLCOMB 9781087747798 B&H PUBLISHING GROUP Oct. 2021 $19.99
27 EMBRACED LYSA TERKEURST 9781400310296 THOMAS NELSON PUBLISHERS Mar. 2018 $19.99
28 CRAZY FAITH MICHAEL TODD 9780593239193 WATERBROOK, an imprint of Penguin Random House Sep. 2021 $26.00
29 THE HIDING PLACE CORRIE TEN BOOM AND JOHN & ELIZABETH SHERRILL 9780800794057 CHOSEN BOOKS (BAKER PUBLISHING GROUP) Jan. 2006 $15.99
30 THE 5 LANGUAGES OF APPRECIATION IN THE WORKPLACE GARY CHAPMAN 9780802418401 MOODY PUBLISHERS Jan. 2019 $16.99
31 UNDISTRACTED BOB GOFF 9781400226979 THOMAS NELSON PUBLISHERS Mar. 2022 $26.99
32 STRENGTH FOR EACH DAY JOYCE MEYER 9781546026457 FAITHWORDS, a division of Hachette Book Group, Inc. Oct. 2021 $18.00
33 THE PURPOSE DRIVEN LIFE RICK WARREN 9780310337508 ZONDERVAN Dec. 2013 $19.99
34 THE ROAD BACK TO YOU IAN MORGAN CRON AND SUZANNE STABILE 9780830846191 INTERVARSITY PRESS Oct. 2016 $24.00
35 THE WORLD OF THE END DAVID JEREMIAH 9780785251996 THOMAS NELSON PUBLISHERS Oct. 2022 $28.99
36 MAMA BEAR APOLOGETICS HILLARY MORGAN FERRER 9780736976152 HARVEST HOUSE PUBLISHERS Jun. 2019 $16.99
37 PEACE FOR EACH DAY BILLY GRAHAM 9781400224111 THOMAS NELSON PUBLISHERS Oct. 2020 $24.99
38 JESUS CALLING FOR CHRISTMAS SARAH YOUNG 9781400309184 THOMAS NELSON PUBLISHERS Sep. 2018 $17.99
39 WOMAN EVOLVE SARAH JAKES ROBERTS 9780785235545 THOMAS NELSON PUBLISHERS Apr. 2021 $24.99
40 WAYMAKER ANN VOSKAMP 9780310352198 THOMAS NELSON PUBLISHERS Mar. 2022 $26.99
41 WHO ARE YOU FOLLOWING? SADIE ROBERTSON HUFF 9780785289913 THOMAS NELSON PUBLISHERS Feb. 2022 $24.99
42 WHAT DOES IT MEAN TO BE CHOSEN? AMANDA JENKINS AND DALLAS JENKINS AND DOUGLAS S. HUFFMAN 9780830782680 DAVID C COOK Jan. 2021 $17.99
43 THE LADY'S MINE FRANCINE RIVERS 9781496447579 TYNDALE HOUSE PUBLISHERS Feb. 2022 $27.99
44 LETTER TO THE AMERICAN CHURCH ERIC METAXAS 9781684513895 SALEM BOOKS Sep. 2022 $22.99
45 THE CASE FOR CHRIST LEE STROBEL 9780310345862 ZONDERVAN Sep. 2016 $19.99
46 JESUS CALLING WITH FULL SCRIPTURES SARAH YOUNG 9781400318131 THOMAS NELSON PUBLISHERS Sep. 2011 $26.99
47 GOD HEARS HER OUR DAILY BREAD MINISTRIES 9781627078719 OUR DAILY BREAD PUBLISHING AND CONTRIBUTION BY XOCHITL DIXON Sep. 2017 $16.99
48 WINNING THE WAR IN YOUR MIND CRAIG GROESCHEL 9780310362722 ZONDERVAN Feb. 2021 $26.99
49 100 DAYS OF BELIEVING BIGGER MARSHAWN EVANS DANIELS 9781644548110 DAYSPRING Sep. 2020 $16.99
50 THE 5 LOVE LANGUAGES OF CHILDREN GARY CHAPMAN 9780802412850 MOODY PUBLISHERS May. 2016 $15.99
51 THE LOVE DARE, NEW REVISED EDITION ALEX KENDRICK AND STEPHEN KENDRICK 9781433679599 B&H PUBLISHING GROUP Jan. 2013 $17.99
52 HELP IS HERE MAX LUCADO 9781400224814 THOMAS NELSON PUBLISHERS Sep. 2022 $26.99
53 FERVENT PRISCILLA SHIRER 9781433688676 B&H PUBLISHING GROUP Aug. 2015 $17.99
54 THE POWER OF A PRAYING WIFE STORMIE OMARTIAN 9780736957496 HARVEST HOUSE PUBLISHERS Feb. 2014 $16.99
55 RESILIENT JOHN ELDREDGE 9781400208647 THOMAS NELSON PUBLISHERS Jun. 2022 $26.99
56 THE WELL-WATERED WOMAN GRETCHEN SAFFLES 9781496445452 TYNDALE MOMENTUM Apr. 2021 $19.99
57 LOVE AND RESPECT EMERSON EGGERICHS 9781591451877 THOMAS NELSON PUBLISHERS Sep. 2004 $29.99
58 GET OUT OF YOUR HEAD BIBLE STUDY GUIDE JENNIE ALLEN 9780310116370 HARPERCHRISTIAN RESOURCES Apr. 2020 $16.99
59 MISSION POSSIBLE ONE-YEAR DEVOTIONAL TIM TEBOW WITH A. J. GREGORY 9780593194119 WATERBROOK, an imprint of Penguin Random House Nov. 2022 $22.00
60 YOU, HAPPIER DANIEL G. AMEN MD 9781496454522 TYNDALE REFRESH Mar. 2022 $27.99
61 BE JOYFUL JOYCE MEYER 9781546029281 FAITHWORDS, a division of Hachette Book Group, Inc. May. 2022 $25.00
62 ANXIOUS FOR NOTHING MAX LUCADO 9780718074210 THOMAS NELSON PUBLISHERS Oct. 2019 $19.99
63 BATTLEFIELD OF THE MIND JOYCE MEYER 9780446691093 FAITHWORDS, a division of Hachette Book Group, Inc. Oct. 2002 $16.99
64 WILD AT HEART JOHN ELDREDGE 9781400225262 THOMAS NELSON PUBLISHERS Mar. 2021 $19.99
65 GLAD YOU'RE HERE WALKER HAYES AND CRAIG ALLEN COOPER 9780802424716 MOODY PUBLISHERS May. 2022 $15.99
66 HEAVEN RANDY ALCORN 9780842379427 TYNDALE MOMENTUM Oct. 2004 $25.99
67 DON'T GIVE THE ENEMY A SEAT AT YOUR TABLE BIBLE STUDY GUIDE GIGLIO, LOUIE 9780310134244 HARPERCHRISTIAN RESOURCES May. 2021 $13.99
68 AMERICA, A REDEMPTION STORY SCOTT, TIM 9781400236497 THOMAS NELSON PUBLISHERS Aug. 2022 $28.99
69 MY UTMOST FOR HIS HIGHEST: UPDATED LANGUAGE OSWALD CHAMBERS 9781627078757 OUR DAILY BREAD PUBLISHING Jul. 2017 $9.99
70 THE BIBLE RECAP TARA-LEIGH COBBLE 9780764237034 BETHANY HOUSE (BAKER PUBLISHING GROUP) Nov. 2020 $29.99
71 AFTER THE RAPTURE DAVID JEREMIAH 9780785292340 THOMAS NELSON PUBLISHERS Jun. 2022 $18.99
72 I GUESS I HAVEN'T LEARNED THAT YET SHAUNA NIEQUIST 9780310355564 ZONDERVAN Apr. 2022 $26.99
73 EMBRACE YOUR ALMOST JORDAN LEE DOOLEY 9780593193440 WATERBROOK, an imprint of Penguin Random House Apr. 2022 $24.00
74 EMMANUEL RUTH CHOU SIMONS 9780736984966 HARVEST HOUSE PUBLISHERS Sep. 2022 $29.99
75 AT THE TABLE WITH JESUS LOUIE GIGLIO 9780785256106 THOMAS NELSON PUBLISHERS Mar. 2022 $18.99
76 ROSE BOOK OF BIBLE CHARTS, MAPS AND TIME LINES ROSE PUBLISHING 9781596360228 ROSE PUBLISHING Mar. 2015 $29.99
77 IT'S NOT SUPPOSED TO BE THIS WAY LYSA TERKEURST 9780718039851 THOMAS NELSON PUBLISHERS Nov. 2018 $28.99
78 M IS FOR MAMA ABBIE HALBERSTADT 9780736983778 HARVEST HOUSE PUBLISHERS Feb. 2022 $19.99
79 BLESSED ARE THE CHOSEN VOL 2 AMANDA JENKINS, DALLAS JENKINS AND DOUGLAS S. HUFFMAN 9780830782703 DAVID C COOK Feb. 2022 $17.99
80 THE POWER OF THANK YOU JOYCE MEYER 9781546016120 FAITHWORDS, a division of Hachette Book Group, Inc. Jan. 2022 $24.00
81 EVERY MOMENT HOLY, VOLUME 1 DOUGLAS KAINE MCKELVEY 9781951872021 RABBIT ROOM PRESS Jun. 2020 $24.99
82 EMOTIONALLY HEALTHY SPIRITUALITY WORKBOOK PETER SCAZZERO 9780310085195 HARPERCHRISTIAN RESOURCES Apr. 2017 $12.99
83 WOMEN OF THE WORD JEN WILKIN 9781433567148 CROSSWAY Aug. 2019 $12.99
84 LOVE DOES BOB GOFF 9781400203758 THOMAS NELSON PUBLISHERS Apr. 2012 $18.99
85 HABITS OF THE HOUSEHOLD JUSTIN WHITMEL EARLEY 9780310362937 ZONDERVAN Nov. 2021 $19.99
86 THE 40-DAY SUGAR FAST WENDY SPEAKE 9780801094576 BAKER BOOKS (BAKER PUBLISHING GROUP) Nov. 2019 $14.99
87 A SHEPHERD LOOKS AT PSALM 23 W. PHILLIP KELLER 9780310274414 ZONDERVAN Apr. 2007 $6.99
88 LIVE NO LIES JOHN MARK COMER 9780525653127 WATERBROOK, an imprint of Penguin Random House Sep. 2021 $25.00
89 UNCANCELED PHIL ROBERTSON 9781400230174 THOMAS NELSON PUBLISHERS Feb. 2022 $26.99
90 FIND YOUR PEOPLE BIBLE STUDY GUIDE PLUS STREAMING VIDEO JENNIE ALLEN 9780310134664 HARPERCHRISTIAN RESOURCES Feb. 2022 $22.99
91 THEY WALKED WITH GOD MAX LUCADO 9780785294597 THOMAS NELSON PUBLISHERS Jun. 2022 $29.99
92 JESUS CALLING FOR MOMS SARAH YOUNG 9781400229369 THOMAS NELSON PUBLISHERS Mar. 2022 $17.99
93 EMOTIONALLY HEALTHY SPIRITUALITY PETER SCAZZERO 9780310348498 ZONDERVAN Apr. 2017 $19.99
94 DRAW THE CIRCLE MARK BATTERSON 9780310327127 ZONDERVAN Dec. 2012 $18.99
95 MIDNIGHT MOM DEVOTIONAL BECKY THOMPSON AND SUSAN K. PITTS 9780525654292 WATERBROOK, an imprint of Penguin Random House Mar. 2020 $15.99
96 THE TOTAL MONEY MAKEOVER WORKBOOK DAVE RAMSEY 9781400206506 THOMAS NELSON PUBLISHERS Jan. 2018 $24.99
97 PARENTING PAUL DAVID TRIPP 9781433551932 CROSSWAY Sep. 2016 $22.99
98 CLEANING UP YOUR MENTAL MESS CAROLINE LEAF 9780801093456 BAKER BOOKS (BAKER PUBLISHING GROUP) Mar. 2021 $26.99
99 RULE YOUR DAY JOEL OSTEEN 9781546041856 FAITHWORDS, a division of Hachette Book Group, Inc. Mar. 2022 $24.00
100 I AM A CHURCH MEMBER THOM S. RAINER 9781433679735 B&H PUBLISHING GROUP May. 2013 $12.99

Awards Legend:

Bronze Award Bronze Award (over 100,000 sold)

Gold Award Gold Award (over 500,000 sold)

Platinum Award Platinum Award (1 million sold)

Double Diamond Award Diamond Award (10 million sold)

Christian Book Award® Christian Book Award® winner

Book of the Year Book of the Year winner

Christy Award Christy Award winner

American Christian Fiction Carol Award winner ACFW Carol Award winner


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