Christian Book Award® Winners for 2014

Announcing the 2014 Christian Book Award® Program Winners

The Evangelical Christian Publishers Association (ECPA) has announced the winners 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.

Five finalists are selected in each category following a stringent judging process by judging panels specially selected for each category. The top scoring book in each category is named the Christian Book Award® winner. The Christian Book of the Year® is chosen among the finalists to represent Christian publishing's highest quality and greatest impact for 2014.

The Christian Book Award® program winners and Christian Book of the Year® were announced at the ECPA Awards Banquet on April 28, 2014 at the Focus on the Family Headquarters in Colorado Springs, CO.

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2014 Finalists
Program Information

The 2014 Christian Book of the Year®

Crazy Busy: A (Mercifully) Short Book about a (Really) Big Problem
Kevin DeYoung
ISBN: 9781433533389


The MacArthur Study Bible NIV
John MacArthur, General Editor
Thomas Nelson Publishers
ISBN: 9781401677404

Bible Reference

Dictionary of Jesus and the Gospels (2nd Edition)
Joel B. Green, Jeannine K. Brown, Nicholas Perrin
InterVarsity Press
ISBN: 9780830824564


The Sparkle Box
Jill Hardie, Illustrated by Christine Kornacki
Ideals Publications, A Guideposts Company
ISBN: 9780824956479


Iscariot: A Novel of Judas
Tosca Lee
Howard Books, a division of Simon & Schuster, Inc.
ISBN: 9781451683769


He Walks Among Us: Encounters with Christ in a Broken World
Richard and Renee Stearns
Thomas Nelson Publishers
ISBN: 9781400321865

New Author

Falling Into Place
Hattie Kauffman
Baker Books, a division of Baker Publishing Group
ISBN: 9780801015380


C.S. Lewis - A Life
Alister McGrath
Tyndale House Publishers
ISBN: 9781414339351

2014 Christian Book Award® Retail and Media Partners:

Christianity Today International

Family Christian Stores

Net Galley: Feed Your Readers

LifeWay Christian Stores

Parable Christian Stores

MTL: More to life

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Barnes & Noble Booksellers


Signature Websites: network

2014 Christian Book Award® Distribution Partner and Program Sponsor:
Spring Arbor