Christian Book Award® Finalists for 2014

The Evangelical Christian Publishers Association (ECPA) Announces the Finalists for the 2014 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 Anniversary & Awards Banquet on April 28, 2014 at the Focus on the Family Headquarters in Colorado Springs, CO.

2014 Winners

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Category: Bibles

The CEB Study Bible
Abingdon Press
Holman Study Bible, NKJV
B&H Publishing Group (LifeWay)
The MacArthur Study Bible, NIV
Thomas Nelson Publishers
John MacArthur, General Editor
The New Inductive Study Bible (English Standard Version)
Harvest House Publishers
Precept Ministries International
The Wayfinding Bible NLT
Tyndale House Publishers, Inc.
Doris Rikkers, General Editor; Jeannette Taylor, Development Editor

Category: Bible Reference

The Baker Illustrated Bible Dictionary
Baker Books, a division of Baker Publishing Group
Tremper Longman III, ed.
Christianity and World Religions
P&R Publishing Company
Derek Cooper
Dictionary of Jesus and the Gospels, 2nd Edition
InterVarsity Press
Joel B. Green, Jeannine K. Brown, Nicholas Perrin
Handbook of Women Biblical Interpreters
Baker Books, a division of Baker Publishing Group
Marion Ann Taylor, ed.; Agnes Choi, associate ed.
The King in His Beauty
Baker Books, a division of Baker Publishing Group
Thomas R. Schreiner
Sermon on the Mount
Scot McKnight

Category: Children

The Boy and the Ocean
Max Lucado, illustrated by T. Lively Fluharty
Circle Maker for Kids
Mark Batterson
God's Love For You Bible Storybook
Thomas Nelson Publishers
Richard and Renee Stearns
Kingstone Comics
Randy Alcorn
The Sparkle Box
Ideals Publications, a Guideposts company
Jill Hardie

Category: Fiction

Burning Sky
WaterBrook Multnomah Publishing Group
Lori Benton
Dark Justice
B&H Publishing Group (LifeWay)
Brandilyn Collins
Iscariot: A Novel of Judas
Howard Books, a Division of Simon & Schuster, Inc.
Tosca Lee
The Prayer Box
Tyndale House Publishers, Inc.
Lisa Wingate
Wings of Glass
Tyndale House Publishers, Inc.
Gina Holmes

Category: Inspiration

He Walks Among Us: Encounters with Christ in a Broken World
Thomas Nelson Publishers
Richard and Renee Stearns
Launch Your Life
Thomas Nelson Publishers
Kenny Silva
Sober Mercies
Jericho Books, an imprint of Hachette Book Group
Heather Kopp
20,000 Days and Counting
Thomas Nelson Publishers
Robert D. Smith
Welcome to Our Table: Sharing Favorite Recipes, Inspirational Stories, and Heartwarming Gatherings
Harvest House Publishers
Shirley and Danae Dobson, with Julie Johnson (photographer)

Category: New Author

Called to Stay: An Uncompromising Mission to Save Your Church
Harvest House Publishers
Caleb Breakey
Falling Into Place
Baker Books, a division of Baker Publishing Group
Hattie Kauffman
Inspired You
Thomas Nelson Publishers
Marian Parsons
Packing Light
Moody Publishers
Allison Vesterfelt
Resurrection Year
Thomas Nelson Publishers
Sheridan Voysey

Category: Non-Fiction

C.S. Lewis - A Life
Tyndale House Publishers, Inc.
Alister McGrath
Crazy Busy: A (Mercifully) Short Book about a (Really) Big Problem
Kevin DeYoung
The Cross in the Shadow of the Crescent: An Informed Response to Islam's War with Christianity
Harvest House Publishers
Erwin W. Lutzer
God's Double Agent
Baker Books, a division of Baker Publishing Group
Bob Fu with Nancy French
Joni and Ken
Ken & Joni Eareckson Tada with Larry Libby

2014 Christian Book Award® Retail and Media Partners:

Christianity Today International

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LifeWay Christian Stores

Parable Christian Stores

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2014 Christian Book Award® Distribution Partner and Program Sponsor:
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