Christian Book Award® submissions underway until September 30 at reduced pricing

Christian Book Award® submissions underway until September 30 at reduced pricing ECPA has announced a price decrease for entries into 2021 Christian Book Award® program in light of financial adjustments publishers are making in response to the impact of Covid-19.  The nomination period for 12 categories are September 1-30 for books published between October 2019 and October 2020. More…

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Christian Book Award® finalists enjoy broad retail support

Christian Book Award® finalists enjoy broad retail support In spite of a challenging season for booksellers due to the global pandemic, ECPA reports that a record number of industry retailers reacted quickly in promoting the 65 finalists of the Christian Book Award® program. In addition, Christianity Todayis providing digital and print ads to the program, including eblasts highlighting the finalists and the winners.  ECPA, on behalf of the finalist publishers and authors, are grateful to the following retailers for their support…

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Christian Book Awards® winners webcast airs tomorrow

Christian Book Awards® winners webcast airs tomorrow The winners of the Christian Book Awards will be announced by webcast tomorrow, May 5 at 1 pm central time.  From a pool of 65 finalists, winners will be announced in 12 categories along with the 2020 Christian Book of the Year®.  The webcast will feature Pinnacle Award recipient and bestselling author of The Power of a Praying® series, STORMIE OMARTIAN, who will deliver a special prayer for our industry in this time of crisis.  The webcast…

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Registration opens for free May 5th webcast announcing Christian Book Award® winners Registration is now open for the ECPA Awards Webcast of the Christian Book Award winners, to be held next Tuesday, May 5 at 1 pm central time. From a pool of 65 finalists, winners will be announced in 12 categories along with the 2020 Christian Book of the Year®. The webcast will feature Pinnacle Award recipient and bestselling author of The Power of a Praying® series, STORMIE OMARTIAN, who will deliver a special prayer for our world and for the industry in this time of crisis. The webcast is free but registration is required. REGISTER

Registration opens for free May 5th webcast announcing Christian Book Award® winners Registration is now open for the ECPA Awards Webcast of the Christian Book Award winners, to be held next Tuesday, May 5 at 1 pm central time.  From a pool of 65 finalists, winners will be announced in 12 categories along with the 2020 Christian Book of the Year®.  The webcast will feature Pinnacle Award recipient and bestselling author of The Power of a Praying® series, STORMIE OMARTIAN, who will deliver…

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Stormie Omartian to participate in Christian Book Awards winners webcast with prayer for industry

Stormie Omartian to participate in Christian Book Awards winners webcast with prayer for industry The Christian Book Award® winners in 12 categories from a pool of 65 finalists, along with the 2020 Christian Book of the Year®, will be announced in a special online 30-minute broadcast of the ECPA Awards Celebration on May 5, 2020 at 1 pm central time. The online awards broadcast will feature Pinnacle Award recipient and bestselling author of The Power of a Praying® series, Stormie Omartian, who will deliver a specially-written…

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Christian Book Award finalists announced tomorrow: Winners to be announced in online broadcast

Christian Book Award finalists announced tomorrow: Winners to be announced in online broadcast ECPA will be announcing the Christian Book Award® finalists in twelve categories tomorrow, March 31. The winners in each category, plus the Book of the Year Award, will be announced in a virtual Awards Celebration, held on May 5. “More than ever, it’s important celebrate and publicize the outstanding books and Bibles produced by ECPA publishers,” states ECPA president Stan Jantz. “The church and our nation are looking…

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IVP honored with four 2019 Christianity Today Book Awards

IVP honored with four 2019 Christianity Today Book Awards WESTMONT, IL—Christianity Today has released the winners of its 2019 Book Awards, and InterVarsity Press is pleased to announce that it received top honors in four categories: Church/Pastoral Leadership, Fiction, Missions/Global Church, and Politics and Public Life. IVP also received the Award of Merit in the Apologetics/Evangelism category. The IVP title that received the 2019 Book of the Year in the Church/Pastoral Leadership category was Preaching as Reminding: Stirring Memory in an Age of Forgetfulness by…

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Tyndale House Publishers’ “Hinds’ Feet on High Places: An Engaging Visual Journey” awarded Top Shelf Award for design from ECPA

Tyndale House Publishers’ “Hinds’ Feet on High Places: An Engaging Visual Journey” awarded Top Shelf Award for design from ECPA CAROL STREAM, ILL (November 9, 2018) – The Evangelical Christian Publishers Association (ECPA) has recognized the reimagining of Hinds’ Feet on High Places: An Engaging Visual Journey by Hannah Hurnard as a recipient of the 2018 Top Shelf Book Cover Award. ECPA announced the winners of the 2018 Top Shelf Book Cover Award earlier this week at Lipscomb University during the opening session of ECPA PubU.  ECPA’s Stan Jantz and Pete Peterson, of…

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CSPA announces final call for nominations

CSPA announces final call for nominations Final Call for Nominations for the 2019 Christian Indie Awards October 18, 2018, Charlotte, NC— Nominations for the Christian Indie Awards will close on November 15, 2018. This award honors books produced by small publishers and independent authors each year for outstanding contribution to Christian life. Nominations are accepted in 18 categories.“In an increasingly secular and sometimes hostile society, Christian authors and publishers need support and encouragement,” says Sarah Bolme, Director of Christian Small Publishers Association (CSPA), the…

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Christian Book Award program adds Audio category; submissions accepted September 1-30

Christian Book Award program adds Audio category; submissions accepted September 1-30 While most book publishing categories and formats are showing slow or no growth, there is one segment that is surpassing all others in year-to-year growth: downloaded audio books. According to AAP’s Statshot Annual for 2018, audio experienced an astounding 28.8 percent year-over-year growth from 2016 to 2017. Since 2013, audio has grown by 146.2 percent. In light of this significant development in our industry, ECPA is excited to announce…

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Crossway celebrates two 2018 Christian Book Award® winners

Crossway celebrates two 2018 Christian Book Award® winners WHEATON, Ill.—Crossway is pleased to announce that both Finding Grace in the Face of Dementia (Crossway, July 2017) by John Dunlop, MD and Uncomfortable: The Awkward and Essential Challenge of Christian Community (Crossway, September 2017) by Brett McCracken have won 2018 Evangelical Christian Publishers Association (ECPA) Christian Book Awards. According to the ECPA’s website, the Christian Book Award program “recognizes the highest quality in Christian books and Bibles and is among the…

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2018 Christian Book Award® Winners Announced

2018 Christian Book Award® Winners Announced ECPA RECOGNIZES 14 BOOKS AND BIBLE AS “BEST OF THE YEAR” JESUS ALWAYS by Sarah Young sells over 1 million copies within year of its release and is named 2018 Christian Book of the Year™ Washington D.C., May 1, 2018 – The Evangelical Christian Publishers Association (ECPA) announced the winners of the 2018 Christian Book Awards® in 11 categories, and named the 2018 Christian Book of the Year® as Jesus Always by Sarah Young…

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BroadStreet Publishing book chosen as a 2018 ECPA Christian Book Award® Finalist

BroadStreet Publishing book chosen as a 2018 ECPA Christian Book Award® Finalist (Minneapolis, MN) April 12, 2018— BroadStreet Publishing is excited to announce that their children’s book, Farmer Herman and the Flooding Barn, has been chosen as a finalist in the 2018 ECPA Christian Book Awards for the children’s category: //christianbookawards.com/finalists.html. Farmer Herman and the Flooding Barn by Jason Weber is a whimsical children’s book based on the true story of a farmer who called upon 344 friends and neighbors to help…

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HarperCollins Christian Publishing receives eight awards at 2017 ECPA Leadership Summit

HarperCollins Christian Publishing receives eight awards at 2017 ECPA Leadership Summit Winning Best Bible, Devotional and Gift, and Young People’s Literature among the honors (Nashville, TN) May 5, 2017—HarperCollins Christian Publishing announced today the company’s two publishing groups, Thomas Nelson and Zondervan, were given three 2017 Christian Book Awards®, cumulatively, as well as one Platinum and four Gold Awards for sales achievement. At this year’s conference, held in Colorado Springs, CO, both Thomas Nelson and Zondervan were also recognized at…

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Titles announced as “BEST OF THE YEAR” in 11 categories

Titles announced as “BEST OF THE YEAR” in 11 categories. SHAKEN by Tim Tebow is named Christian Book of the Year®. Colorado Springs, CO., May 3, 2017 – The Evangelical Christian Publishers Association (ECPA) announced last night the winners of the 2017 Christian Book Awards® in 11 categories and the 2017 Christian Book of the Year®. The winning titles represent the best Christian book and Bible releases of the year. The 2017 Christian Book of the Year went to New York Times…

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