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Tyndale Author Chris Fabry Wins Christianity Today Award of Merit for Novel Every Waking Moment

Tyndale Author Chris Fabry Wins Christianity Today Award of Merit for Novel Every Waking Moment

Contact: Katie Dodillet, katiedodillet@tyndale.com, 630.784.5275

Carol Stream, Ill.—Chris Fabry, renowned author of numerous compelling and inspiring books, was honored in the 2014 Christianity Today Book Awards with an Award of Merit in the fiction category. He received this award for his 2013 release, Every Waking Moment, which tells the story of an ordinary woman with an extraordinary gift. In his novel, Fabry explores the uniqueness and value of each person’s life story. He brings his trademark rich character development to this story, which delves into weighty issues like judgment, contentment, giftedness, and society’s outcasts.

Susannah Clements, department chair of literature at Regent University and a judge in this year’s awards process, says, “This novel has authentic characters, a compelling narative, and a complex exploration of the brokenness and hope of human life.”

Fabry says his stories come from real-life experiences. He believes that “the best stories reach a place in the heart that isn’t readily accessible.” He adds, “This particular story comes from a deep question about my own family, my wife and children. After a health struggle for several years, we had to ask, ‘Am I okay with life if this is as good as we get?’ That question brought up a lot of fear, a lot of anxiety, but in the end, rest and faith, and I’m hoping that’s where readers will be taken as they encounter Every Waking Moment.”

Chris Fabry, an accomplished writer and radio talk show host, is a fresh voice in Christian fiction. Fabry writes heartwarming stories of pain and redemption, clearly demonstrating the concept of grace. He hosts the daily program Chris Fabry Live! on Moody Radio and was honored with the 2008 Talk Personality of the Year Award from the National Religious Broadcasters. He can also be heard on Love Worth Finding, featuring the teaching of the late Dr. Adrian Rogers, and on Building Relationships with Dr. Gary Chapman, which Fabry cohosts with his wife, Andrea.

Fabry’s adult novels—Dogwood, June Bug, Almost Heaven, Not in the Heart, and Borders of the Heart—have won three Christy Awards and an ECPA Christian Book Award, but it’s his lyrical prose and tales of redemption that keep readers returning for more. He has also published more than seventy other books, including nonfiction and novels for children and young adults. He coauthored the Left Behind: The Kids series with Jerry B. Jenkins and Tim LaHaye, as well as the Red Rock Mysteries and the Wormling series with Jerry B. Jenkins. Learn more about Chris Fabry on his website: www.chrisfabry.com.

A 1982 graduate of the W. Page Pitt School of Journalism at Marshall University and a native of West Virginia, Chris and his wife, Andrea, live in Arizona and are the parents of nine children.


Every Waking Moment by Chris Fabry. Tyndale House Publishers, September 2013.

ISBN: 978-1-4143-4863-6 softcover, $14.99/ ISBN: 978-1-4143-8410-8 e-book, $14.99


Tyndale House Publishers, founded in 1962, is the world’s largest privately held Christian publisher of books, Bibles, and digital media. Tyndale has published many New York Times bestsellers. The largest portion of its profit goes to the nonprofit Tyndale House Foundation, which makes grants to help meet the physical and spiritual needs of people around the world. Tyndale was founded to publish Living Letters, which later comprised part of The Living Bible, a contemporary paraphrase of the Bible that became a global publishing phenomenon. Tyndale now publishes the Holy Bible, New Living Translation (NLT), the translation of choice for millions of people. 

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