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B&H PUBLISHING WINS HIGHEST NUMBER OF AWARDS
AT 2016 CHRISTIAN RETAILING’S BEST AWARDS

B&H Wins 12 Awards in Trade, Bible, Kids, and Spanish categories

Contact: Jenaye White, Publicist
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NASHVILLE, Tenn. –  (June 28, 2016) B&H Publishing Group is proud to announce that it received 12 awards for its books in the 2016 Christian Retailing’s Best Awards, the most among Christian publishers. The awards were presented yesterday at the International Christian Retail Show in Cincinnati, Ohio. Nominees for the awards were announced in April and B&H titles received a total of 22 nominations.

Those who are part of the Christian products industry were qualified to vote in the awards and were asked to judge the products nominated by companies and authors on their impact, including their ability to speak to people’s hearts and evoke emotion; open people’s minds to new ways of thinking; and encourage and affirm Christ-like living. The full list of winners is found here: // christianretailingsbest.com/ winners.html

Introduced in 2001, the awards sponsored by Christian Retailing have been acknowledged as an important way of recognizing some of the most significant, life-changing products in the Christian retail industry.

The following B&H Books and Bibles were awarded, among these two of the new books in the My Bible is My Best Friend series by Sheila Walsh, I Will by Thom Rainer, Fervent by Priscilla Shirer, and The Battle Plan for Prayer by Alex Kendrick and Stephen Kendrick.

Bibles: General
The Notetaking Bible, HCSB, bonded leather, black/brown

Children’s Fiction
Peter’s Perfect Prayer Place, Alex Kendrick and Stephen Kendrick

Children’s Nonfiction
Little Words Matter Bible Storybook  

Christian Living: Practical Life
Audacious, Beth Moore

Church and Culture
I Will, Thom Rainer

Devotionals
The Bible is My Best Friend Family Devotional, Sheila Walsh
The Devotional for Women, Rhonda Kelley and Dorothy Patterson

Nonfiction: Women
Fervent, Priscilla Shirer  

Social Issues
Onward, Russell Moore

Young Adult Fiction
Catie Conrad: How to Become the Most (Un)Popular Girl in Middle School, Angie Spady

Backlist
Whispers of Hope, Beth Moore  

DVD: Book/Bible Study
War Room Bible Study Leaders Kit, Alex Kendrick and Stephen Kendrick  

Spanish
La Gran Historia: Libro de Historias Interactivas 

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B&H Publishing Group, a division of LifeWay Christian Resources, is a team of mission-minded people with a passion for taking God’s Word to the world. Because we believe Every Word Matters® we seek to provide intentional, Bible-centered content that positively impacts the hearts and minds of people, inspiring them to build a lifelong relationship with Jesus Christ. Among our print and digital releases for the trade, church, and academic markets, titles include The New York Times No. 1 best-sellers The Love Dare and The Vow, #1 CBA best-seller I Am a Church Member as well as the award-winning HCSB Study Bible, which features the Holman Christian Standard Bible translation.