Notable Christian Books by Topic

ECPA compiled this list in 2020 from member submissions. This is not a comprehensive list.

Memoir / Biography by authors of color
Title Author ISBN Publisher Pub date
13 Days in Ferguson Ron Johnson 9781496416575 Tyndale House Publishers 8/7/18
A Chance In the World Steve Pemberton 9781404183551 Thomas Nelson 1/9/12
A Chance in the World (Young Readers Edition) Steve Pemberton 9781400225149 Thomas Nelson 4/20/21
A Dream Too Big Caylin Moore 9781400209910 Thomas Nelson Publishers 6/4/19
A Dream Too Big Caylin Louis Moore 9781400209941 Thomas Nelson 6/2/20
A Legacy of Fifty Years Stan Perea, editor 9781426774515 Abingdon 9/17/13
A Sojourner's Truth Natasha Sistrunk Robinson 9780830845521 InterVarsity Press 10/9/18
After Andrew C. Turner II 9781683593171 Kirkdale Press 8/7/19
Ambassador of a Higher Power Elias Malki 9781591857983 Charisma House 8/25/05
Bamboozled by Jesus Yvonne Orji 9781546012672 Worthy Books, a division of Hachette Book Group 5/25/21
Becoming Mama Yvrose Telfort Ismael 9780736977654 Harvest House Publishers 10/1/19
Behind the Laughter Anthony Griffith 9780785219804 Thomas Nelson 8/10/21
Between Heaven and Ground Zero Leslie Haskin 9781441208118 Baker Publishing Group 2/1/08
Bloodline John Turnipseed with Cecil Murphey 9781424549382 BroadStreet Publishing 10/1/14
Bloodline: A True Story John Turnipseed with Cecil Murphey 9781424549382 BroadStreet Publishing 10/1/14
Bound to Be Free D. A. Horton 9781631464676 NavPress 7/8/05
Breathe Angela Burgin Logan & Samson Logan 9781424553020 BroadStreet Publishing 3/14/17
Call Me Chef, Dammit! Andre Rush 9780785249450 Harper Horizon 3/1/22
Called Out Janet Boynes 9781599793856 Charisma House 12/19/08
Called to Forgive Anthony Thompson (w/Denise George) 9780764232985 Baker Publishing Group 6/4/19
Can't Nothing Bring Me Down Ida Keeling 9780310349891 Zondervan 2/27/18
Can't Nothing Bring Me Down Ida Keeling 9780310349891 Zondervan 2/27/18
Captive in Iran Maryam Postampour/Marziyeh Amirizadeh 9781414371214 Tyndale House Publishers 3/1/14
Carved in Ebony Jasmine L. Holmes 9780764238857 Bethany House (Baker Publishing Group) 11/2/21
Carved in Ebony (Young Reader's Edition) Jasmine L. Holmes 9780764238864 Bethany House (Baker Publishing Group) 8/2/22
Catch a Star Tamika Catchings 9780800723958 Baker Publishing Group 8/1/17
Chasing Grace Sanya Richards-Ross 9780310349402 Zondervan 6/6/17
Christian China and the Light of the World David Wang 9781441269058 Baker Publishing Group 11/1/13
Convicted Jameel McGee 9780735290747 WaterBrook 10/9/18
Cradling Abundance Monique Misenga Ngoie Mukuna 9780830852987 InterVarsity Press 7/27/21
Death of a Guru Rabi R. Maharaj 9780890814345 Harvest House Publishers 6/1/84
Defying Jihad Esther Ahmad 9781496425898 Tyndale House Publishers 6/4/19
Delivered To Destiny Kimberly Daniels 9781591856146 Charisma House 6/2/05
Diaspora Dreams Andrew Chatora 9781637460290 Kharis Publishing 3/25/21
Escape from the World Trade Center Leslie Haskin 9781441270689 Baker Publishing Group 8/1/11
Eyes Fixed T.C. Stallings 9781424560479 BroadStreet Publishing 6/9/21
Fear And Faith Trillia Newbell 9780802410221 Moody Publishers 4/1/15
Finding God, Finding Me Izzy Koo 9781637460306 Kharis Publishing 4/12/21
Finding My Father Blair Linne 9781784986469 The Good Book Company 10/1/21
Finding Quiet Jamie Grace 9780764236075 Baker Publishing Group 10/13/20
Fire Road Kim Phuc 9781496424297 Tyndale House Publishers 10/3/17
Fortune Lisa Sharon Harper 9781587435270 Brazos Press (Baker Publishing Group) 2/8/22
Free at Last Asia Bibi with Anne-Isabelle Tollett 9781424560721 BroadStreet Publishing 9/1/20
From Jihad to Jesus Jerry Rassamni 9780899570914 AMG Publishers 4/9/17
Gay Girl, Good God Jackie Hill Perry 9781462751228 B&H Publishing Group 9/3/18
Gifted Hands Ben Carson M.D. 9780310546511 Zondervan 1/28/92
Girl Soldier Faith J.H. McDonnell and Grace Akallo 9780800794217 Baker Publishing Group 6/1/07
Glory Road Anthony J. Carter 9781433505843 Crossway 7/31/09
God, Mt. Fuji, And Sweet Tea Janet Paige Smith 9781649491879 Elk Lake Publishing 5/20/21
Heaven Is So Real! Choo Thomas 9781591857891 Charisma House 4/3/06
Hiding in the Light Rifqa Bary 9781601426987 WaterBrook 5/3/16
His Testimonies, My Heritage Women of Color on the Word of God; edited by Kristie Anyabwile 9781784983758 Good Book Company 9/1/19
Hope Runs Samuel Ikua Gachagua 9781441245311 Baker Publishing Group 4/15/14
I Am Restored Lecrae 9780310358039 Zondervan 10/13/20
I Choose Victory Cynthia Garrett 9781684510511 Salem Books 5/5/20
I Dared to Call Him Father (25th anniversary ed.) Bilquis Sheikh 9780800793241 Baker Publishing Group 4/1/03
I Take My Coffee Black Tyler Merritt 9781546029410 Worthy Books, a division of Hachette Book Group 9/14/21
I Will Not Fear Melba Pattillo Beals 9780800735036 Baker Publishing Group 11/20/18
Impossible Love Craig Keener & Médine Moussounga Keener 9780800797775 Baker Publishing Group 4/5/16
Joe's Table Dr. Stephanie Chung 9781424556007 BroadStreet Publishing 1/1/18
Juan Antonio Monroy: An Autobiography Juan Antonio Monroy 9780891123583 Leafwood Publishers 12/13/11
Kidnapped by a Cult Shen Xiaoming 9781629118048 Whitaker House 3/7/17
La Biografía de Charles Spurgeon Juan Carlos de la Cruz 9788417620943 Clie 3/3/21
Latin Hitmaker – The Rudy Pérez Story Rudy Perez 9780310351702 Zondervan 7/23/19
Leaving Buddha Tenzin Lahkpa 9781641231022 Whitaker House 3/5/19
Light in the Dark Belt Rosa Young 9780758650269 Concordia Publishing House 1/2/50
Lost & Found Sarah Jakes 9780764216992 Baker Publishing Group 5/5/15
Madison Park Eric Motley 9780310356967 Zondervan 1/26/21
Madison Park Eric L. Motley 9780310349631 Zondervan 11/14/17
Mi Casa Uptown (English) Rich Perez 9781462743711 B&H Publishing Group 11/1/17
Mi Casa Uptown (Spanish) Rich Perez 9781462745395 B&H Publishing Group 11/1/17
Miracle of Five Minutes Sundo Kim 9781630888336 Abingdon 5/1/15
More Than My Scars Kechi Okwuchi 9781540901590 Baker Books (Baker Publishing Group) 3/29/22
My Name Is Tani . . . and I Believe in Miracles Tanitoluwa Adewumi 9780785232711 Thomas Nelson 4/14/20
My Name Is Tani . . . and I Believe in Miracles (Young Readers Edition) Tanitoluwa Adewumi 9781400218295 Thomas Nelson 4/14/20
My People, My People, My God Rev. Donald Marbury 9781946277244 Kharis Publishing 9/19/18
My Wynter Season Jonathan Pitts 9780736981354 Harvest House Publishers 2/9/21
Native Kaitlin B. Curtice 9781587434310 Baker Publishing Group 4/2/20
No Crowns in the Castle Fantasia Barrino Taylor & Kendall Taylor 9781546012634 Worthy Books, a division of Hachette Book Group 4/26/22
Once There Was a Girl Wendy Randall 9781946277855 Kharis Publishing 12/21/21
One Blood John Perkins with Karen Waddles 9780802418012 Moody Publishers 4/1/18
One Blood: Parting Words to the Church on Race John M. Perkins; narrated by Calvin Robinson 9781621887355 ChristianAudio / Oasis Audio 4/3/18
One Church Many Tribes Richard Twiss 9780800797256 Baker Publishing Group 8/8/00
Out of a Far Country Christopher Yuan and Angela Yuan 9780307729354 WaterBrook 5/3/11
Out of Islam Christopher Alam 9781591858904 Charisma House 7/14/06
Out of the Dark Mandisa (Hundley) 9781954201002 EMF Publishing (K-LOVE Books imprint) 1/11/22
Palau Luis Palau with Paul J. Pastor 9780310354055 Zondervan 6/4/19
Permission to Be Black A.D. "Lumkile" Thomason 9780830847273 InterVarsity Press 2/23/21
Quiet Strength Tony Dungy 9781414318028 Tyndale House Publishers 7/10/07
Radical Redemption Manny Mill 9780802408839 Moody Publishers 12/1/12
Reflections by Rosa Parks Rosa Parks 9780310351566 Zondervan 1/9/18
Repurposed Noe Garcia 9781087740492 B&H Pubiishing Group 10/19/21
Rise Above Steve Zakuani 9781683590422 Kirkdale Press 7/1/18
Shackled Mariam Ibraheem 9781641238199 Whitaker House 3/8/22
Shattered Prayers Kenneth Ching 9781577997214 Kirkdale Press 6/20/16
Shifting Shadows Herman Mendoza 9780764236167 Baker Publishing Group 5/5/20
Silent Cry Dorothy J. Newton 9780310344841 Zondervan 10/6/15
Smuggling Light Esther Chang 9781629117928 Whitaker House 10/11/16
Sombras cambiantes Herman Mendoza 9780764236174 Baker Publishing Group 5/5/20
Standing Together Carlos Evans 9780825444975 Kregel Publications 6/25/19
Standing Together Rosemarie Evans 9780825444975 Kregel Publications 6/25/19
Stranger No More Annahita Parsan with Craig Borlase 9780718095710 Thomas Nelson Publishers 11/14/17
Street God Dimas Salaberrios 9781496402783 Tyndale House Publishers 9/1/15
Success from the Inside Out Nona Jones 9780310357605 Zondervan 1/21/20
Sweet Like Jasmine Bonnie Gray 9780736983426 Harvest House Publishers 10/5/21
Tani's New Home Tanitoluwa Adewumi 9781400218288 Thomas Nelson 11/24/20
The Best that I Can Be Rafer Johnson 9780385487610 WaterBrook 8/17/99
The Crutch of Success Steve Stirling 9781641233255 Whitaker House 9/17/19
The Daily Check-In Michelle Williams 9781400223398 Thomas Nelson 1/25/22
The Emancipation of Robert Sadler Robert Sadler (w/Marie Chapian) 9781441270054 Baker Publishing Group 1/1/12
The Faithful Preacher Thabiti Anyabwile 9781581348279 Crossway 3/31/07
The Gentle Giant of Dynamite Hill Helen Shores Lee 9780310336228 Zondervan 8/24/13
The Heavenly Man Brother Yun 9780825446771 Kregel Publications 7/28/20
The IF in Life Rashad Jennings 9780310765950 Zondervan 5/21/19
The Pursuit of Porsha Porsha Williams 9781546015901 Worthy Books, a division of Hachette Book Group 11/16/21
The Rivers Frontiers Titi Horsfall 9781632694911 Deep River Books 9/26/19
The Top of the Stairs Joshua McClure 9781632695338 Deep River Books 7/30/20
The Voices We Carry J.S. Park 9780802419897 Moody Publishers 5/1/20
Think Big Ben Carson M.D. 9780310343363 Zondervan 5/19/15
Transformed Remi Adeleke 9780785241669 Thomas Nelson 5/18/21
True Wealth Mani Erfan 9781629119885 Whitaker House 3/6/18
Truth Doesn't Have a Side Dr. Bennett Omalu 9780310351962 Zondervan 8/8/17
Unashamed Lecrae Moore 9781433689123 B&H Publishing Group 5/3/16
Uncompromised: The T.C. Stallings Story T.C. Stallings 9781424560479 BroadStreet Publishing 2/2/21
Unified Tim Scott/Trey Gowdy 9781496430427 Tyndale House Publishers 2/28/18
Unified Tim Scott 9781496430410 Tyndale House Publishers 4/3/18
Unveiled Esther Ahmad 9780736972307 Harvest House Publishers 5/1/20
Victor Victor Torres 9781641230537 Whitaker House 11/7/17
What Belief Can Do Ron Archer ‎ 9781684510528 Salem Books 2/4/20
What They Meant for Evil Rebecca Deng 9781546017226 FaithWords, a division of Hachette Book Group 9/10/19
When God Rescripts Your Life Jaci Velasquez 9781400212965 Thomas Nelson Publishers 10/8/19
While the World Watched Carolyn McKinstry 9781414336374 Tyndale House Publishers 9/1/13