Christian Non-Fiction Bestsellers, Easter 2022

Christian Non-Fiction Bestsellers, Easter 2022
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Evangelical Christian Publishers Association
(ECPA)
Rank
Title Author ISBN Publisher Pub
Date
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Price
Award
1 IF THE TOMB IS EMPTY JOBY MARTIN WITH CHARLES MARTIN 9781546001508 FAITHWORDS, a division of Hachette Book Group, Inc. Feb. 2022 $27.00
2 THE CASE FOR EASTER LEE STROBEL 9780310355984 ZONDERVAN Dec. 2018 $2.99
3 WITNESS AT THE CROSS AMY-JILL LEVINE 9781791021122 ABINGDON Dec. 2021 $17.99
4 JESUS CALLING FOR EASTER SARAH YOUNG 9781400215102 THOMAS NELSON PUBLISHERS Jan. 2020 $16.99
5 EASTER IDEALS 2022 MELINDA LEE RATHJEN 9781546000891 IDEALS, a division of Hachette Book Group, Inc. Jan. 2022 $12.99
6 HE CHOSE THE NAILS, Paperback MAX LUCADO 9780718085070 THOMAS NELSON PUBLISHERS Jan. 2017 $17.99
7 THE GIFT OF THE CROSS CHARLES F. STANLEY 9781400232451 THOMAS NELSON PUBLISHERS Feb. 2022 $17.99
8 BITTER AND SWEET: A JOURNEY INTO EASTER TSH OXENREIDER 9780736985536 HARVEST HOUSE PUBLISHERS Feb. 2022 $22.99
9 THE LAST SUPPER ON THE MOON LEVI LUSKO 9780785252856 THOMAS NELSON PUBLISHERS Jan. 2022 $28.99
10 A JESUS EASTER BARBARA REAOCH 9781784987039 GOOD BOOK COMPANY Feb. 2022 $12.99
11 THE WOMEN OF EASTER LIZ CURTIS HIGGS 9781601426826 WATERBROOK, an imprint of Penguin Random House Jan. 2017 $14.99
12 JOURNEY TO THE CROSS PAUL DAVID TRIPP 9781433567674 CROSSWAY Jan. 2021 $23.99
13 DARKEST NIGHT BRIGHTEST DAY MARTY MACHOWSKI 9781645072089 NEW GROWTH PRESS Feb. 2022 $21.00
14 ON CALVARY'S HILL MAX LUCADO 9780718031329 THOMAS NELSON PUBLISHERS Dec. 2014 $9.99
15 ENTERING THE PASSION OF JESUS AMY-JILL LEVINE 9781501869556 ABINGDON Dec. 2018 $16.99
16 24 HOURS THAT CHANGED THE WORLD ADAM HAMILTON 9781501828775 ABINGDON Sep. 2016 $14.99
17 UNCOVERING THE LOVE OF JESUS ASHERITAH CIUCIU 9780802419491 MOODY PUBLISHERS Jan. 2020 $12.99
18 THE EASTER CODE O. S. HAWKINS 9781400211487 THOMAS NELSON PUBLISHERS Jan. 2019 $2.99
19 SEVEN WORDS SUSAN ROBB 9781791007812 ABINGDON Dec. 2020 $16.99
20 HE CHOSE THE NAILS STUDY GUIDE MAX LUCADO 9780310687269 HARPERCHRISTIAN RESOURCES Sep. 2016 $12.99
21 THE CHARACTERS OF EASTER DANIEL DARLING NARRATED BY TIM MULLINS 9780802423641 MOODY PUBLISHERS Feb. 2021 $13.99
22 PAUSES FOR LENT HUDSON, TREVOR 9780835815048 ABINGDON Sep. 2015 $9.99
23 WHY EASTER MATTERS STUDY GUIDE ANDY STANLEY 9780310121091 HARPERCHRISTIAN RESOURCES Oct. 2019 $10.99
24 SIX HOURS ONE FRIDAY MAX LUCADO 9781400207404 THOMAS NELSON PUBLISHERS Feb. 2019 $19.99
25 THE ART OF LENT WENDY BECKETT 9781514004265 INTERVARSITY PRESS Feb. 2022 $17.00
26 THE CASE FOR EASTER STUDY GUIDE LEE STROBEL WITH BILL BUTTERWORTH 9780310099277 HARPERCHRISTIAN RESOURCES Nov. 2018 $10.99
27 SAVIOR: WHAT THE BIBLE SAYS ABOUT THE CROSS MAGREY DEVEGA 9781501880995 ABINGDON Dec. 2020 $16.99
28 THE CASE FOR THE RESURRECTION OF JESUS GARY R. HABERMAS AND MICHAEL R. LICONA 9780825427886 KREGEL PUBLICATIONS Mar. 2004 $27.99
29 GREAT LENT ALEXANDER SCHMEMANN 9780913836040 SPCK PUBLISHING Dec. 1974 $16.00
30 EMBRACING THE UNCERTAIN: A LENTEN STUDY FOR UNSTEADY TIMES MAGREY DEVEGA 9781501840586 ABINGDON Dec. 2017 $12.99
31 LESSONS FROM THE UPPER ROOM SINCLAIR B. FERGUSON 9781642893199 LIGONIER MINISTRIES Jun. 2021 $18.00
32 THE SANCTUARY FOR LENT 2022 DANIELLE BUWON KIM 9781791022617 ABINGDON Dec. 2021 $11.99
33 JESUS'S FINAL WEEK WILLIAM F. COOK III 9781087737553 B&H PUBLISHING GROUP Jan. 2022 $17.99
34 WHO MOVED THE STONE? FRANK MORISON 9780310295617 ZONDERVAN ACADEMIC Aug. 1987 $10.99
35 THE LAST SUPPER ON THE MOON STUDY GUIDE LEVI LUSKO 9780310135517 HARPERCHRISTIAN RESOURCES Feb. 2022 $19.99
36 FIFTY REASONS WHY JESUS CAME TO DIE JOHN PIPER 9781581347883 CROSSWAY Jan. 2006 $9.99
37 MISSION ACCOMPLISHED: A TWO-WEEK FAMILY EASTER DEVOTIONAL SCOTT JAMES AND A. E. MACHA 9781939946577 NEW GROWTH PRESS Feb. 2015 $15.99
38 JOURNEY TO THE CROSS (IN)COURAGE; MARY CARVER, EDITOR 9781535979825 B&H PUBLISHING GROUP Feb. 2020 $17.99
39 PLENTY GOOD ROOM MARILYN E. THORNTON AND LEWIS V. BALDWIN 9781501822483 ABINGDON Dec. 2016 $9.99
40 LIVING THE RESURRECTION EUGENE H. PETERSON 9781641582292 NAVPRESS Mar. 2020 $9.99
41 WILD HOPE: STORIES FOR LENT FROM THE VANISHING GAYLE BOSS 9781640601994 PARACLETE PRESS Jan. 2020 $19.99
42 THE CROSS OF CHRIST JOHN STOTT 9780830839100 INTERVARSITY PRESS Apr. 2021 $30.00
43 WITNESS AT THE CROSS LEADER GUIDE AMY-JILL LEVINE 9781791021146 ABINGDON Dec. 2021 $14.99
44 JESUS' FINAL WEEK CINDY BUNCH 9780830830916 INTERVARSITY PRESS Sep. 2000 $12.00
45 GRACE FROM THE CROSS KYLE IDLEMAN 9780801093647 BAKER BOOKS (BAKER PUBLISHING GROUP) Jan. 2018 $3.99
46 PAID IN FULL RICK RENNER 9781606838860 NORI MEDIA GROUP Sep. 2013 $14.99
47 JESUS, KEEP ME NEAR THE CROSS NANCY GUTHRIE 9781433501814 CROSSWAY Jan. 2009 $12.99
48 JOURNEY TO THE CROSS: DEVOTIONS FOR LENT WILL WALKER AND KENDAL HAUG 9781945270024 NEW GROWTH PRESS Jan. 2017 $17.99
49 JESUS: UNDERSTANDING HIS DEATH AND RESURRECTION KAY ARTHUR AND DAVID ARTHUR 9781601428042 WATERBROOK, an imprint of Penguin Random House Dec. 2015 $7.99
50 THE FINAL DAYS OF JESUS: THE MOST IMPORTANT WEEK OF THE MOST IMPORTANT PERSON WHO EVER LIVED ANDREAS J. KÖSTENBERGER AND JUSTIN TAYLOR WITH ALEXANDER STEWART 9781433535109 CROSSWAY Jan. 2014 $19.99

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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