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Iron Stream Media receives eight awards at Blue Ridge Mountain Christian Writers conference

Iron Stream Media is thrilled to have received eight awards at the Blue Ridge Mountains Christian Writers Conference.  Awards included five Selah Awards, a Director’s Choice Award, the Yvonne Lehman Award, and a Foundations Award for a book releasing in Feb 2023. We are blessed to have so many authors who have done so well across so many aspects.


  • Messy Hope by Lori Wildenberg ISBN: 978-1563094781
    Third Place, Christian Life
  • Puppy Dog Devotions by Michelle Medlock Adams and Wendy Hinote Lanier ISBN: 978-1563094415
    Second Place, Children’s Literature
  • The Endling by Deborah Maxey ISBN: 978-1645262640
    First Place, First Novel
  • Soul Strong by Lucinda Secrest McDowell, Oasis Audio ISBN: 978-1563093272
    First Place, Audio Books
  • Tempest by C. J. Campbell ISBN: 978-1563094460
    First Place, Speculative


  • The Endling by Deborah Maxey ISBN: 978-1645262640
    First Place, Fiction

We are so excited that Ben Randall, publishing as B. F. Randall, won a Foundation Award for Nonpublished Novels: Historical Biblical for his manuscript Between the Lightning and the Thunder. We look forward to helping Ben launching this title in February 2023 under Brookstone Publishing Group.

We are so happy that Iron Stream Media author and editor Eva Marie Everson was awarded the 2022 Yvonne Lehman Award for helping others answer God’s call to write. Lehman, who passed away in 2021, was a beloved writing coach and founder of the Blue Ridge Mountains Christian Writers Conference.

Book these authors as guest speakers or for book signings by contacting Kim McCulla at  Limited supply of giveaway copies available for special events and interviews. Books can also be ordered through your distributor or visit

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, Iron Steam Fiction, Iron Stream Harambee Press, Iron Stream Kids, Life Bible Study, and Brookstone Publishing 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.