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Iron Stream Media announces eight finalists for 2022 Selah Awards

Iron Stream Media is overjoyed to announce eight finalists in six different categories for the 2022 Selah Awards that will be presented at the Blue Ridge Mountains Christian Writers Conference in June. According to the awards staff, there were more entries than ever before this year with well over 400 entries. The First Novel and Fiction: Mystery/Suspense categories were particularly large this year.

The finalists are:

Audio Books

  • Soul Strong, Lucinda Secrest McDowell, Oasis Audio
  • The Stars in April, Peggy Wirgau

Christian Life

  • Messy Hope, Lori Wildenberg

Children’s Literature

  • Puppy Dog Devotions, Michelle Medlock Adams & Wendy Hinote Lanier

First Novel

  • Tempest, C J Campbell
  • The Endling, Deborah Maxey

Fiction: Mystery/Suspense

  • Hoax, Leanna Sain

Fiction: Speculative

  • Tempest, C J Campbell

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, missionaries, and nonprofits that include in-depth Bible study curriculum, Christian book publishing, and consultative services. Iron Stream Media is the home of Iron Stream Books, Iron Stream Fiction, Iron Stream Harambee Press, Iron Stream Kidz, and Brookstone Creative Group. Through the popular Life Bible Study and Student Life Bible Study imprints, they also provide web-based, full-year and short-term Bible study teaching plans as well as printed devotionals, Bibles, and discipleship curriculum.

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