ECPA Winners Announced

The Evangelical Christian Publishers Association (ECPA) has announced the 2014 winners in seven categories: Bible, Bible Reference, Children, Fiction, Inspiration, New Author, and Non-Fiction. I put the winning titles in bold. Here’s the list:

Christian Book of the Year™ goes to Crazy Busy by Kevin DeYoung.  

Crazy Busy

Category: Bibles

  • The CEB Study Bible, Abingdon Press, 9781609260408
  • Holman Study Bible NKJV Edition, B&H Publishing Group, 9781433605093
  • The MacArthur Study Bible NIV, John MacArthur, General Editor, Thomas Nelson Publishers, 9781401677404
  • The New Inductive Study Bible ESV, Precept Ministries International, Harvest House Publishers, 9780736947008
  • The Wayfinding Bible NLT, Doris Rikkers, General Editor; Jeannette Taylor, Development Editor, Tyndale House Publishers, 9781414361925

Category: Bible Reference

  • The Baker Illustrated Bible Dictionary, Tremper Longman III, Ed., Baker Books, a division of Baker Publishing Group, 9780801012976
  • Christianity and World Religions, Derek Cooper, P&R Publishing Company, 9781596384460
  • Dictionary of Jesus and the Gospels (2nd Edition), Joel B. Green, Jeannine K. Brown, Nicholas Perrin, InterVarsity Press, 9780830824564
  • Handbook of Women Biblical Interpreters, Marion Ann Taylor, Ed., Agnes Choi, Associate Ed., Baker Academic, a division of Baker Publishing Group, 9780801033568
  • The King in His Beauty, Thomas R. Schreiner, Baker Academic, a division of Baker Publishing Group, 9780801039393
  • Sermon on the Mount, Scot McKnight, Zondervan, 9780310327134

Category: Children

  • The Boy and the Ocean, Max Lucado, Illustrated by T. Lively Fluharty, Crossway, 9781433539312
  • Circle Maker For Kids, Mark Batterson, Zondervan, 9780310724926
  • God’s Love For You Bible Storybook, Richard and Renee Stearns, Thomas Nelson Publishers, 9781400321872
  • Eternity, Randy Alcorn, Kingstone Comics, 9781936164257
  • The Sparkle Box, Jill Hardie, Ideals Publications, A Guideposts Company, 9780824956479

Category: Fiction

  • Burning Sky, Lori Benton, WaterBrook Multnomah Publishing Group, 9780307731470
  • Dark Justice, Brandilyn Collins, B&H Publishing Group, 9781433679537
  • Iscariot: A Novel of Judas, Tosca Lee, Howard Books, A Division of Simon& Schuster, Inc., 9781451683769
  • The Prayer Box, Lisa Wingate, Tyndale House Publishers, 9781414388250
  • Wings of Glass, Gina Holmes, Tyndale House Publishers, 9781414366418

Category: Inspiration

  • He Walks Among Us: Encounters with Christ in a Broken World, Richard and Renee Stearns, Thomas Nelson Publishers, 9781400321865
  • Launch Your Life, Kenny Silva, Thomas Nelson Publishers, 9781418550110
  • Sober Mercies, Heather Kopp, Jericho Books, an imprint of Hachette Book Group, 9781455527748
  • 20,000 Days and Counting, Robert D. Smith, Thomas Nelson Publishers, 9780849948541
  • Welcome to Our Table: Sharing Favorite Recipes, Inspirational Stories, and Heartwarming Gatherings, Shirley and Danae Dobson, with Julie Johnson (photographer), Harvest House Publishers, 9780736959445

Category: New Author

  • Called to Stay: An Uncompromising Mission to Save Your Church, Caleb Breakey, Harvest House Publishers, 9780736955423
  • Falling Into Place, Hattie Kauffman, Baker Books, a division of Baker Publishing Group, 9780801015380
  • Inspired You, Marian Parsons, Thomas Nelson Publishers, 9781400320882
  • Packing Light: Thoughts on Living Life with Less Baggage, Allison Vesterfelt, Moody Publishers, 9780802407290
  • Resurrection Year, Sheridan Voysey, Thomas Nelson Publishers, 9780849964800

Category: Non-Fiction

  • C.S. Lewis – A Life, Alister McGrath, Tyndale House Publishers, 9781414339351
  • Crazy Busy: A (Mercifully) Short Book about a (Really) Big Problem, Kevin DeYoung, Crossway, 9781433533389
  • The Cross in the Shadow of the Crescent: An Informed Response to Islam’s War with Christianity, Erwin W. Lutzer, Harvest House Publishers, 9780736951326
  • God’s Double Agent, Bob Fu with Nancy French, Baker Books, a division of Baker Publishing Group, 9780801015724
  • Joni and Ken, Ken & Joni Eareckson Tada with Larry Libby, Zondervan, 9780310314691



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I am a 1997 graduate of Trinity Evangelical Divinity School.
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