Christian Book Award ® Winners and Finalists

  1. 2018 Christian Book Award ® Winners

The Evangelical Christian Publishers Association (ECPA) Announces the Winners for the 2018 Christian Book Award Program

Presented annually to the finest in Christian publishing since 1978, the Christian Book Award program honors titles in eleven categories: Bibles, Bible Reference Works, Bible Study, Biography & Memoir, Children, Christian Living, Devotion & Gift, Faith & Culture, Ministry Resources, New Author, and Young Peoples Literature. A minimum of five finalists are chosen in each category.

  1. Jesus Always: Embracing Joy in His Presence
    Jesus Always: Embracing Joy in His Presence
    Sarah Young
    Thomas Nelson / 2016 / Hardcover
    $8.99 Retail: $15.99 Save 44% ($7.00)
    5 Stars Out Of 5 50 Reviews Video
  2. The NLT Swindoll Study Bible, Hardcover
    The NLT Swindoll Study Bible, Hardcover
    Charles R. Swindoll
    Tyndale House / 2017 / Hardcover
    $24.99 Retail: $39.99 Save 38% ($15.00)
    4.5 Stars Out Of 5 8 Reviews Video
  3. Evidence That Demands a Verdict: Life-Changing Truth for a Skeptical World
    Evidence That Demands a Verdict: Life-Changing Truth for a Skeptical World
    Josh McDowell, Sean McDowell
    Thomas Nelson / 2017 / Hardcover
    $17.99 Retail: $29.99 Save 40% ($12.00)
    5 Stars Out Of 5 19 Reviews
    Availability: In Stock
    Stock No: WW676704
  4. Adorned: Living Out the Beauty of the Gospel Together
    Adorned: Living Out the Beauty of the Gospel Together
    Nancy DeMoss Wolgemuth
    Moody Publishers / 2017 / Hardcover
    $13.99 Retail: $19.99 Save 30% ($6.00)
    5 Stars Out Of 5 16 Reviews
    Availability: In Stock
    Stock No: WW412591
  5. I'll Push You: A Journey of 500 Miles, Two Best Friends, and One Wheelchair, Hardcover
    I'll Push You: A Journey of 500 Miles, Two Best Friends, and One Wheelchair, Hardcover
    Patrick Gray, Justin Skeesuck
    Tyndale House / 2017 / Hardcover
    $16.99 Retail: $24.99 Save 32% ($8.00)
    4.5 Stars Out Of 5 7 Reviews
  6. Good Good Father
    Good Good Father
    Chris Tomlin, Pat Barrett
    Thomas Nelson / 2016 / Hardcover
    $11.99 Retail: $16.99 Save 29% ($5.00)
    5 Stars Out Of 5 8 Reviews
    Availability: In Stock
    Stock No: WW086954
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  7. Uncomfortable: The Awkward and Essential Challenge of Christian Community
    Uncomfortable: The Awkward and Essential Challenge of Christian Community
    Brett McCracken
    Crossway / 2017 / Trade Paperback
    $9.49 Retail: $15.99 Save 41% ($6.50)
    5 Stars Out Of 5 1 Reviews
    Availability: In Stock
    Stock No: WW554257
  8. Whisper: How to Hear the Voice of God
    Whisper: How to Hear the Voice of God
    Mark Batterson
    Multnomah Books / 2017 / Hardcover
    $12.99 Retail: $21.99 Save 41% ($9.00)
    5 Stars Out Of 5 97 Reviews
    Availability: In Stock
    Stock No: WW291089
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  9. GraceLaced: Discovering Timeless Truths Through Seasons of the Heart
    GraceLaced: Discovering Timeless Truths Through Seasons of the Heart
    Ruth Chou Simons
    Harvest House Publishers / 2017 / Hardcover
    $16.99 Retail: $29.99 Save 43% ($13.00)
    5 Stars Out Of 5 100 Reviews
    Availability: In Stock
    Stock No: WW969048
  10. Finding Grace in the Face of Dementia: Experiencing Dementia-Honoring God
    Finding Grace in the Face of Dementia: Experiencing Dementia-Honoring God
    John Dunlop MD
    Crossway / 2017 / Trade Paperback
    $13.49 Retail: $18.99 Save 29% ($5.50)
    5 Stars Out Of 5 2 Reviews
    Availability: Expected to ship on or about 06/26/18.
    Stock No: WW552093
  11. Who Lynched Willie Earle?: Preaching to Confront Racism
    Who Lynched Willie Earle?: Preaching to Confront Racism
    William H. Willimon
    Abingdon Press / 2017 / Trade Paperback
    $13.49 Retail: $17.99 Save 25% ($4.50)
    Availability: In Stock
    Stock No: WW832512
  12. Follow the Cloud: Hearing God's Voice One Next Step at a Time
    Follow the Cloud: Hearing God's Voice One Next Step at a Time
    John Stickl
    Multnomah Books / 2017 / Trade Paperback
    $10.49 Retail: $15.99 Save 34% ($5.50)
    5 Stars Out Of 5 35 Reviews
    Availability: In Stock
    Stock No: WW429256
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  13. The Bible Explorer's Guide: 1,000 Amazing Facts and Photos
    The Bible Explorer's Guide: 1,000 Amazing Facts and Photos
    Nancy I. Sanders
    ZonderKidz / 2017 / Hardcover
    $10.99 Retail: $14.99 Save 27% ($4.00)
    5 Stars Out Of 5 4 Reviews
    Availability: In Stock
    Stock No: WW758105
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  14. The Radical Book for Kids: Exploring the Roots and Shoots of Faith
    The Radical Book for Kids: Exploring the Roots and Shoots of Faith
    Champ Thornton
    New Growth Press / 2016 / Hardcover
    $21.99 Retail: $27.99 Save 21% ($6.00)
    5 Stars Out Of 5 6 Reviews
    Availability: In Stock
    Stock No: WW572710

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  1. NIrV Adventures in Odyssey Bible (Hardcover)
    NIrV Adventures in Odyssey Bible (Hardcover)
    Sergio Cariello
    Focus on the Family / 2017 / Hardcover
    $23.99 Retail: $34.99 Save 31% ($11.00)
    4 Stars Out Of 5 1 Reviews
  2. NLT Christian Basics Bible, Hardcover
    NLT Christian Basics Bible, Hardcover
    Martin Manser, Michael H. Beaumont
    Tyndale House / 2017 / Hardcover
    $21.99 Retail: $29.99 Save 27% ($8.00)
    Availability: In Stock
    Stock No: WW413552
  3. NIV Faithlife Illustrated Study Bible, Hardcover
    NIV Faithlife Illustrated Study Bible, Hardcover
    Zondervan / 2017 / Hardcover
    $31.49 Retail: $49.99 Save 37% ($18.50)
    Availability: In Stock
    Stock No: WW450597
  4. NIV Kids' Visual Study Bible, Hardcover
    NIV Kids' Visual Study Bible, Hardcover
    ZonderKidz / 2017 / Hardcover
    $21.99 Retail: $32.99 Save 33% ($11.00)
    4.5 Stars Out Of 5 32 Reviews
    Availability: In Stock
    Stock No: WW758600
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  1. Biblical Doctrine: A Systematic Summary of Bible Truth
    Biblical Doctrine: A Systematic Summary of Bible Truth
    William Barrick, Nathan Busenitz, James Mook
    Crossway / 2016 / Hardcover
    $39.99 Retail: $60.00 Save 33% ($20.01)
    5 Stars Out Of 5 8 Reviews
    Availability: In Stock
    Stock No: WW545917
  2. Dictionary of Daily Life in Biblical & Post-Biblical Antiquity, One-Volume Edition
    Dictionary of Daily Life in Biblical & Post-Biblical Antiquity, One-Volume Edition
    Edwin M. Yamauchi, Marvin R. Wilson
    Hendrickson Publishers / 2017 / Hardcover
    $59.99 Retail: $89.95 Save 33% ($29.96)
    5 Stars Out Of 5 4 Reviews
  3. Dictionary of Luther and the Lutheran Traditions
    Dictionary of Luther and the Lutheran Traditions
    Timothy J. Wengert
    Baker Academic / 2017 / Hardcover
    $40.49 Retail: $59.99 Save 33% ($19.50)
    5 Stars Out Of 5 1 Reviews
    Availability: In Stock
    Stock No: WW049699
  4. Evidence That Demands a Verdict: Life-Changing Truth for a Skeptical World
    Evidence That Demands a Verdict: Life-Changing Truth for a Skeptical World
    Josh McDowell, Sean McDowell
    Thomas Nelson / 2017 / Hardcover
    $17.99 Retail: $29.99 Save 40% ($12.00)
    5 Stars Out Of 5 19 Reviews
    Availability: In Stock
    Stock No: WW676704
  5. How to Understand and Apply the New Testament: Twelve Steps from Exegesis to Theology
    How to Understand and Apply the New Testament: Twelve Steps from Exegesis to Theology
    Andrew David Naselli
    P & R Publishing / 2017 / Hardcover
    $25.49 Retail: $39.99 Save 36% ($14.50)
    Availability: In Stock
    Stock No: WW952482
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  1. Adorned: Living Out the Beauty of the Gospel Together
    Adorned: Living Out the Beauty of the Gospel Together
    Nancy DeMoss Wolgemuth
    Moody Publishers / 2017 / Hardcover
    $13.99 Retail: $19.99 Save 30% ($6.00)
    5 Stars Out Of 5 16 Reviews
    Availability: In Stock
    Stock No: WW412591
  2. Asking the Right Questions: A Practical Guide to Understanding and Applying the Bible
    Asking the Right Questions: A Practical Guide to Understanding and Applying the Bible
    Matthew S. Harmon
    Crossway / 2017 / Trade Paperback
    $8.79 Retail: $12.99 Save 32% ($4.20)
    4 Stars Out Of 5 1 Reviews
    Availability: In Stock
    Stock No: WW3554294
  3. The Gospel According to Paul: Embracing the Good News at the Heart of Paul's Teaching
    The Gospel According to Paul: Embracing the Good News at the Heart of Paul's Teaching
    John F. MacArthur
    Thomas Nelson / 2017 / Hardcover
    $14.49 Retail: $24.99 Save 42% ($10.50)
    4.5 Stars Out Of 5 8 Reviews
    Availability: In Stock
    Stock No: WW203499
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  4. Learning to Love the Psalms
    Learning to Love the Psalms
    W. Robert Godfrey
    Ligonier Ministries / 2017 / Hardcover
    $13.99 Retail: $19.00 Save 26% ($5.01)
    5 Stars Out Of 5 1 Reviews
    Availability: In Stock
    Stock No: WW697438
  5. The Women of Easter: Encounter the Savior with Mary of Bethany, Mary of Nazareth, and Mary Magdalene
    The Women of Easter: Encounter the Savior with Mary of Bethany, Mary of Nazareth, and Mary Magdalene
    Liz Curtis Higgs
    WaterBrook / 2016 / Hardcover
    $10.99 Retail: $14.99 Save 27% ($4.00)
    5 Stars Out Of 5 23 Reviews
    Availability: In Stock
    Stock No: WW426820
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  1. Fire Road: The Napalm Girl's Journey through the Horrors of War to Faith, Forgiveness, and Peace, Hardcover
    Fire Road: The Napalm Girl's Journey through the Horrors of War to Faith, Forgiveness, and Peace, Hardcover
    Kim Phuc Phan Thi, Ashley Wiersma
    Tyndale Momentum / 2017 / Hardcover
    $17.49 Retail: $25.99 Save 33% ($8.50)
    5 Stars Out Of 5 11 Reviews
  2. I'll Push You: A Journey of 500 Miles, Two Best Friends, and One Wheelchair, Hardcover
    I'll Push You: A Journey of 500 Miles, Two Best Friends, and One Wheelchair, Hardcover
    Patrick Gray, Justin Skeesuck
    Tyndale House / 2017 / Hardcover
    $16.99 Retail: $24.99 Save 32% ($8.00)
    4.5 Stars Out Of 5 7 Reviews
  3. Katharina & Martin Luther: The Radical Marriage of a Runaway Nun and a Renegade Monk
    Katharina & Martin Luther: The Radical Marriage of a Runaway Nun and a Renegade Monk
    Michelle DeRusha
    Baker Books / 2017 / Hardcover
    $4.99 Retail: $19.99 Save 75% ($15.00)
    5 Stars Out Of 5 17 Reviews
  4. Martin Luther: A Late Medieval Life
    Martin Luther: A Late Medieval Life
    Volker Leppin
    Baker Academic / 2017 / Hardcover
    $15.99 Retail: $22.99 Save 30% ($7.00)
  1. The Action Storybook Bible
    The Action Storybook Bible
    Catherine DeVries
    David C. Cook / 2017 / Hardcover
    $11.99 Retail: $16.99 Save 29% ($5.00)
    4.5 Stars Out Of 5 6 Reviews
  2. Farmer Herman and the Flooding Barn: A Story about 344 People Working Together
    Farmer Herman and the Flooding Barn: A Story about 344 People Working Together
    Jason Weber
    Broadstreet Publishing Group / 2016 / Hardcover
    $3.99 Retail: $14.99 Save 73% ($11.00)
  3. God's Great Love for You
    God's Great Love for You
    Rick Warren
    ZonderKidz / 2017 / Hardcover
    $10.99 Retail: $16.99 Save 35% ($6.00)
    4 Stars Out Of 5 6 Reviews
  4. Good Good Father
    Good Good Father
    Chris Tomlin, Pat Barrett
    Thomas Nelson / 2016 / Hardcover
    $11.99 Retail: $16.99 Save 29% ($5.00)
    5 Stars Out Of 5 8 Reviews
    Availability: In Stock
    Stock No: WW086954
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  1. A Little Book on the Christian Life, Verdant Cover
    A Little Book on the Christian Life, Verdant Cover
    John Calvin
    Reformation Trust Publishing / 2017 / Trade Paperback
    $5.99 Retail: $8.00 Save 25% ($2.01)
  2. Goliath Must Fall: Winning the Battle Against Your Giants
    Goliath Must Fall: Winning the Battle Against Your Giants
    Louie Giglio
    Thomas Nelson / 2017 / Trade Paperback
    $11.49 Retail: $16.99 Save 32% ($5.50)
    5 Stars Out Of 5 18 Reviews Video
  3. The Tech-Wise Family: Everyday Steps for Putting Technology in its Proper Place
    The Tech-Wise Family: Everyday Steps for Putting Technology in its Proper Place
    Andy Crouch
    Baker Books / 2017 / Hardcover
    $9.99 Retail: $14.99 Save 33% ($5.00)
    4.5 Stars Out Of 5 6 Reviews
  4. Uncomfortable: The Awkward and Essential Challenge of Christian Community
    Uncomfortable: The Awkward and Essential Challenge of Christian Community
    Brett McCracken
    Crossway / 2017 / Trade Paperback
    $9.49 Retail: $15.99 Save 41% ($6.50)
    5 Stars Out Of 5 1 Reviews
    Availability: In Stock
    Stock No: WW554257
  1. ESV Devotional Psalter (TruTone, Brown/Walnut, Portfolio Design), soft imitation leather
    ESV Devotional Psalter (TruTone, Brown/Walnut, Portfolio Design), soft imitation leather
    Crossway / 2017 / Imitation Leather
    $18.99 Retail: $29.99 Save 37% ($11.00)
    5 Stars Out Of 5 1 Reviews
  2. GraceLaced: Discovering Timeless Truths Through Seasons of the Heart
    GraceLaced: Discovering Timeless Truths Through Seasons of the Heart
    Ruth Chou Simons
    Harvest House Publishers / 2017 / Hardcover
    $16.99 Retail: $29.99 Save 43% ($13.00)
    5 Stars Out Of 5 100 Reviews
    Availability: In Stock
    Stock No: WW969048
  3. He Holds My Hand: Experiencing God's Presence and Protection
    He Holds My Hand: Experiencing God's Presence and Protection
    Carol Kent
    Tyndale House / 2017 / Hardcover
    $11.49 Retail: $15.99 Save 28% ($4.50)
    5 Stars Out Of 5 10 Reviews
  4. Jesus Always: Embracing Joy in His Presence
    Jesus Always: Embracing Joy in His Presence
    Sarah Young
    Thomas Nelson / 2016 / Hardcover
    $8.99 Retail: $15.99 Save 44% ($7.00)
    5 Stars Out Of 5 50 Reviews Video
  1. Adam and the Genome: Reading Scripture After Genetic Science
    Adam and the Genome: Reading Scripture After Genetic Science
    Dennis R. Venema, Scot McKnight
    Brazos Press / 2017 / Trade Paperback
    $13.49 Retail: $19.99 Save 33% ($6.50)
  2. Finding Grace in the Face of Dementia: Experiencing Dementia-Honoring God
    Finding Grace in the Face of Dementia: Experiencing Dementia-Honoring God
    John Dunlop MD
    Crossway / 2017 / Trade Paperback
    $13.49 Retail: $18.99 Save 29% ($5.50)
    5 Stars Out Of 5 2 Reviews
    Availability: Expected to ship on or about 06/26/18.
    Stock No: WW552093
  3. Standing in the Fire: Courageous Christians Living in Frightening Times
    Standing in the Fire: Courageous Christians Living in Frightening Times
    Tom Doyle, Greg Webster
    Thomas Nelson / 2017 / Trade Paperback
    $9.49 Retail: $16.99 Save 44% ($7.50)
    4 Stars Out Of 5 1 Reviews
  4. The Story of Reality: How the World Began, How It Ends, and Everything Important That Happens in Between
  1. The Lost Sermons of C. H. Spurgeon, Volume I: His Earliest Outlines and Sermons between 1851 and 1854
    The Lost Sermons of C. H. Spurgeon, Volume I: His Earliest Outlines and Sermons between 1851 and 1854
    Christian T. George
    B&H Academic / 2017 / Hardcover
    $36.49 Retail: $59.99 Save 39% ($23.50)
    5 Stars Out Of 5 2 Reviews Video
  2. Rose Guide to Discipleship
    Rose Guide to Discipleship
    Rose Publishing / 2016 / Hardcover
    $19.99 Retail: $29.99 Save 33% ($10.00)
    5 Stars Out Of 5 6 Reviews
  3. Sacred Privilege: Your Life and Ministry As a Pastor's Wife
    Sacred Privilege: Your Life and Ministry As a Pastor's Wife
    Kay Warren
    Revell / 2017 / Hardcover
    $11.49 Retail: $16.99 Save 32% ($5.50)
    4.5 Stars Out Of 5 7 Reviews Video
  4. Sing! How Worship Transforms Your Life, Family and Church
    Sing! How Worship Transforms Your Life, Family and Church
    Keith Getty, Kristyn Getty
    B&H Books / 2017 / Hardcover
    $5.00 Retail: $12.99 Save 62% ($7.99)
    5 Stars Out Of 5 8 Reviews
    Availability: In Stock
    Stock No: WW742661
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  1. Follow the Cloud: Hearing God's Voice One Next Step at a Time
    Follow the Cloud: Hearing God's Voice One Next Step at a Time
    John Stickl
    Multnomah Books / 2017 / Trade Paperback
    $10.49 Retail: $15.99 Save 34% ($5.50)
    5 Stars Out Of 5 35 Reviews
    Availability: In Stock
    Stock No: WW429256
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  2. Long Days of Small Things: Motherhood As a Spiritual Discipline
    Long Days of Small Things: Motherhood As a Spiritual Discipline
    Catherine McNiel
    NavPress / 2017 / Trade Paperback
    $9.99 Retail: $14.99 Save 33% ($5.00)
    4.5 Stars Out Of 5 8 Reviews
    Availability: In Stock
    Stock No: WW466430
  3. The Marvelous Mud House: A Story of Finding Fullness and Joy
    The Marvelous Mud House: A Story of Finding Fullness and Joy
    April Graney, Alida Massari
    B&H Kids / 2017 / Hardcover
    $8.49 Retail: $14.99 Save 43% ($6.50)
    5 Stars Out Of 5 5 Reviews
    Availability: In Stock
    Stock No: WW740991
  4. No Easy Jesus: How the Toughest Choices Lead to the Greatest Life
    No Easy Jesus: How the Toughest Choices Lead to the Greatest Life
    Jason Mitchell
    Tyndale Momentum / 2017 / Trade Paperback
    $10.49 Retail: $15.99 Save 34% ($5.50)
    4.5 Stars Out Of 5 3 Reviews
    Availability: In Stock
    Stock No: WW40217X
  5. Sing! How Worship Transforms Your Life, Family and Church
    Sing! How Worship Transforms Your Life, Family and Church
    Keith Getty, Kristyn Getty
    B&H Books / 2017 / Hardcover
    $5.00 Retail: $12.99 Save 62% ($7.99)
    5 Stars Out Of 5 8 Reviews
    Availability: In Stock
    Stock No: WW742661
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  1. The Bible Explorer's Guide: 1,000 Amazing Facts and Photos
    The Bible Explorer's Guide: 1,000 Amazing Facts and Photos
    Nancy I. Sanders
    ZonderKidz / 2017 / Hardcover
    $10.99 Retail: $14.99 Save 27% ($4.00)
    5 Stars Out Of 5 4 Reviews
    Availability: In Stock
    Stock No: WW758105
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  2. Cold-Case Christianity for Kids: Investigate Jesus with a Real Detective
    Cold-Case Christianity for Kids: Investigate Jesus with a Real Detective
    J. Warner Wallace, Susie Wallace, Rob Suggs
    David C. Cook / 2016 / Trade Paperback
    $6.99 Retail: $9.99 Save 30% ($3.00)
    5 Stars Out Of 5 13 Reviews
  3. 40 Answers To Teens' Top Questions
    40 Answers To Teens' Top Questions
    Gregory L. Jantz, Gregg Jantz Jr., Ann McMurray
    Aspire Press / 2017 / Trade Paperback
    $9.99 Retail: $16.99 Save 41% ($7.00)
    5 Stars Out Of 5 25 Reviews
  4. Know Who You Are: Live Like It Matters, A Homeschooler's Interactive Guide to Discovering Your True Identity
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