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Iron Stream Media announces 18 Selah Award nominees

Iron Stream Media is excited to share the list of Iron Stream Media nominees for the 2020 Selah Award through the Blue Ridge Mountains Christian Writers’ Conference.

The judges remarked that the competition was tough this year, with many excellent entries—making these nominees even more exciting for Iron Stream Media.

According to Ramona Richards, associate publisher for Iron Stream Media, “The Selah is one of the best-known awards in our industry, and we’re honored they have selected some of our finest books as finalists. We’re proud of all these authors, and we hope their work reaches readers worldwide. This recognition will help us spread the word.”

Nominees include:

Pursuing Prayer
Author: Penny Cooke

I Am a Field
Author: Jeff Davenport

Freefall: Holding onto Faith When the Unthinkable Strikes
Author: Rhonda Robinson

The Restored Man
Author: Randy Hemphill

Life-Giving Choices
Author: Lucinda Secrest McDowell

First Down Devotions
Author: Del Duduit

Jessie’s Hope
Author: Jennifer Hallmark

The Secret of Willow Inn
Author: Pat Nichols

The Zenia Wood
Author: Carrie Looper Stephens

Fall Flip
Author: Denise Weimer

Sand Creek Serenade
Author: Jennifer Uhlarik

The Bridge Between
Author: Lindsey Brackett

Murder in the Family
Author: Ramona Richards

Author: Leanna Sain

Heart Cries of Every Teen: Eight Core Desires that Call for Attention
Author: Jackie E. Perry

Soulspeak: Praying Change into Unexpected Places
Author: Sue Schlesman

I Am Cyrus: Harry S. Truman and the Rebirth of Israel
Author: Dr. Craig von Buseck

Winners will be announced at the twenty-third annual Blue Ridge Writers’ Conference on May 27th. 

Iron Stream Media derives its name from Proverbs 27:17, “As iron sharpens iron, so one person sharpens another.” This sharpening describes the process of discipleship, one to another. Iron Stream Media provides a variety of solutions for churches, ministry leaders, and nonprofits that include in-depth Bible study curriculum, Christian book publishing, and consultative services. Iron Stream Media is the home of New Hope Publishers, Iron Stream Books, Ascender Books, LPC Books, and New Hope Kidz. Through the popular Life Bible Study and Student Life Bible Study brands, they also provide web-based, full-year and short-term Bible study teaching plans as well as printed devotionals, Bibles, and discipleship curriculum.

Media Inquiries:  Meredith Dunn,