Christian Book Award® Finalists for 2016

The Evangelical Christian Publishers Association (ECPA) announces the Finalists for the 2016 Christian Book Award® Program

Presented annually to the finest in Christian publishing since 1978, the Christian Book Award® program honors titles in seven categories: Non-Fiction, New Author, Inspiration, Fiction, Children, Bibles, and Bible Reference. A panel of expert judges evaluate each title. Five finalists are chosen in each category. Winners will be announced at the ECPA Leadership Summit/Industry Awards Night in Nashville on May 3.

2016 Winners

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Non-Fiction Category

All the Places to Go . . . How Will You Know?
Tyndale House Publishers
John Ortberg
The Case for Grace
Lee Strobel
The Entitlement Cure
John Townsend
Messy Grace
Caleb Kaltenbach
Where I Am
W Publishing Group/ Thomas Nelson
Billy Graham

New Author Category

Behold the King of Glory: A Narrative of the Life, Death, and Resurrection of Jesus Christ
Russ Ramsey
Coming Clean
Seth Haines
Bethany House/ Baker Publishing Group
Terri Roberts, with Jeanette Windle
Miracle on Voodoo Mountain
W Publishing Group/ Thomas Nelson
Megan Boudreaux
Through the Eyes of a Lion
W Publishing Group/ Thomas Nelson
Levi Lusko

Inspiration Category

The Battle Plan for Prayer
B&H Publishing Group
Stephen Kendrick and Alex Kendrick
The Case for Hope: Looking Ahead with Confidence and Courage
Lee Strobel
Every Day in His Presence
Thomas Nelson Publishers
Charles Stanley
B&H Publishing Group
Priscilla Shirer
Unwrapping the Greatest Gift
Tyndale House Publishers
Ann Voskamp

Fiction Category

An Endless Christmas
Worthy Publishing
Cynthia Ruchti
Luther and Katharina
Jody Hedlund
Maggie Bright
Tyndale House Publishers
Tracy Groot
The Third Target
Tyndale House Publishers
Joel C. Rosenberg
Until the Harvest
Bethany House/ Baker Publishing Group
Sarah Loudin Thomas

Children Category

The Bible is My Best Friend-Family Devotional
B&H Publishing Group
Sheila Walsh, Illlustrated by Sarah Horne
Lucado Treasury of Bedtime Prayers
Thomas Nelson Publishers
Max and Denalyn Lucado, Illustrated by Lisa Alderson
Our Daily Bread for Kids
Discovery House
Crystal Bowman and Teri McKinley, Illustrated by Luke Flowers
Peter's Perfect Prayer Place
B&H Publishing Group
Stephen Kendrick and Alex Kendrick, Illustrated by Daniel Fernandez
B&H Publishing Group
Stephen Kendrick and Alex Kendrick with Amy Parker.

Bibles Category

Action Bible Study Bible ESV
David C Cook
Catherine DeVries, Editor | Sergio Cariello, Illustrator
Dancing in the Desert Devotional Bible NLT
Tyndale House Publishers
Chris Tiegreen, Editor
Illustrated Study Bible NLT
Tyndale House Publishers
NIV Zondervan Study Bible
D. A. Carson, General Editor
Reformation Study Bible (2015) ESV
Reformation Trust Publishing

Bible Reference Category

A Theology of Mark's Gospel: Good News about Jesus the Messiah, the Son of God
David E. Garland
The Great Christ Comet: Revealing the True Star of Bethlehem
Colin R. Nicholl
How We Got the Bible
Rose Publishing
Timothy Paul Jones
Literary Introductions to the Books of the Bible
Leland Ryken
Matthew (Teach the Text Commentary Series)
Baker Books/ Baker Publishing Group
Jeannine K. Brown

Christian Book Award® Media Partner

Christianity Today International

Christian Book Award® Retail Partners

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Parable Christian Stores

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