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Iron Stream Media wins big at BRMCWC

Iron Stream Media was honored to attend the Blue Ridge Mountains Christian Writers Conference and receive several awards. The Directors’ Choice Awards are given to past conference attendees and faculty with books published in the prior year.

We are thrilled to have won the following 2021 Directors’ Choice Awards:

Directors’ Choice Awards – Fiction

  • Grave Consequences – Third Place
    Debra DuPree Williams
  • Abigail’s Secret – Finalist
    Marilyn Turk

Directors’ Choice Awards – Devotional

  • Soul Strong – 2nd Place
    Lucinda Secrest McDowell

The Selah Awards are given to recognize excellence in Christian publishing for authors published the prior year. We are excited to have received the following Selah Awards:

Selah Awards – Christian Life

  • Faith Wins – 2nd Place
    Adam Groza
  • Enjoy Today, Own Tomorrow – Finalist
    Laine Lawson Craft

Selah Awards – General Fiction

  • Outbound Train – 1st Place
    Renea Winchester

Perkins Named BRMCWC Assistant Director
As an award-winning author as well as teacher, speaker, and editor, Edwina Perkins gives back to her writing community in numerous ways. Perkins, managing editor of our Harambee Press imprint, has served as the Mentoring Coordinator for the Blue Ridge Mountains Christian Writers Conference and has been named Assistant Director. She has served on the Word Weavers Orlando Leadership Team and now serves with the Word Weavers International Advisory Committee.

2021 Yvonne Lehman Award
We are so happy that Lighthouse Publishing of the Carolinas (LPC) founder Eddie Jones and Iron Stream Media Managing Editor Cindy Sproles were awarded the 2021 Yvonne Lehman Award for helping others answer God’s call to write. Lehman, who passed away earlier this spring, was a beloved writing coach and founder of the Blue Ridge Mountains Christian Writers Conference.

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 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 imprints, they also provide web-based, full-year and short-term Bible study teaching plans as well as printed devotionals, Bibles, and discipleship curriculum.

Book these authors as guest speakers or for book signings by contacting Kim McCullaat A limited supply of giveaway copies is available for special events and interviews. Books can also be ordered through your distributor or by calling 888-811-9934.