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The Evangelical Christian Publishers Association (ECPA) Announces the Finalists for the 2022 Christian Book Award® Program

The Christian Book of the Year® is chosen each year from among the Christian Book Award® finalists, representing the highest literary merit and significance.


Christian Book Award® Finalists for 2022


CSBSingle-Column Wide-Margin Bible, Holman Bibles, B&H Publishing Group

NIV Grace and Truth Study Bible, Dr. R. Albert Mohler, Jr., General Editor, Zondervan

NIV Radiant Virtues Bible: A Beautiful Word Collection, Zondervan


Bible Reference Works

The Prophets of Israel: Walking the Ancient Paths by James K. Hoffmeier

Providence by John Piper

Bible Study

Forgiving What You Can't Forget Study Guide by Lysa TerKeurst

Now That Faith Has Come: A Study of Galatians by Beth Moore and Melissa Moore

Ten Words to Live By: Delighting in and Doing What God Commands by Jen Wilkin

What Does It Mean to Be Chosen?: An Interactive Bible Study Volume 1 by Amanda Jenkins, Dallas Jenkins, and Dr. Douglas S. Huffman

Biography & Memoir

The Making of C.S. Lewis: From Atheist to Apologist, 1918–1945 by Harry Lee Poe


Any Time, Any Place, Any Prayer: A True Story of How You Can Talk With God by Laura Wifler; illustrated by Catalina Echeverri

Indescribable for Little Ones (Indescribable Kids) by Louie Giglio; illustrated by Nicola Anderson

Near by Sally Lloyd-Jones; illustrated by Jago

Where'd My Giggle Go? by Max Lucado; illustrated by Sarah Jennings

Christian Living

The Death of Porn: Men of Integrity Building a World of Nobility by Ray Ortlund

Deeper: Real Change for Real Sinners by Dane C. Ortlund

Live No Lies: Recognize and Resist the Three Enemies That Sabotage Your Peace by John Mark Comer

Prayer in the Night: For Those Who Work or Watch or Weep by Tish Harrison Warren

Rejoice and Tremble: The Surprising Good News of the Fear of the Lord by Michael Reeves

When Strivings Cease: Replacing the Gospel of Self-Improvement with the Gospel of Life-Transforming Grace by Ruth Chou Simons

Devotion & Gift

Seeing Beautiful Again: 50 Devotions to Find Redemption in Every Part of Your Story by Lysa TerKeurst

Faith & Culture

He Saw That It Was Good: Reimagining Your Creative Life to Repair a Broken World by Sho Baraka

New Author

The Well-Watered Woman: Rooted in Truth, Growing in Grace, Flourishing in Faith by Gretchen Saffles

Young People's Literature

Anxious for Nothing (Young Readers Edition): Living Above Anxiety and Loneliness by Max Lucado

Everybody, Always for Kids by Bob Goff and Lindsey Goff Viducic

Roar Like a Lion: 90 Devotions to a Courageous Faith by Levi Lusko; illustrated by Catherine Pearson

Soul Fuel for Young Explorers by Bear Grylls