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B&H Publishing has Most 2016 Christian Retailing’s Best Award Finalists: 22 Titles Lauded as Finalists in 2016


Apr 18th

B&H Publishing has Most 2016 Christian Retailing’s Best Award Finalists: 22 Titles Lauded as Finalists in 2016
NASHVILLE, Tenn. – (April 18, 2016) B&H Publishing Group is proud to announce that it has received 22 nominations for their books in the 2016 Christian Retailing’s Best Awards, the most among Christian publishers. Winners of the awards will be presented in at the International Christian Retail Show in Cincinnati, OH, in late June.
Those who are part of the Christian products industry were qualified to vote in the awards, and were asked to judge the products nominated by companies and authors on their impact, including their ability to speak to people’s hearts and evoke emotion; open people’s minds to new ways of thinking; and encourage and affirm Christlike living. The full list is found here:
Introduced in 2001, the awards sponsored by Christian Retailing have been acknowledged as an important way of recognizing some of the most significant, life-changing products in the Christian retail industry.
The following B&H Books and Bibles were nominated. Among these include two of the new books in the My Bible is My Best Friend series by Sheila Walsh, I Will by Thom Rainer, Fervent by Priscilla Shirer, and The Battle Plan for Prayer by Alex Kendrick and Stephen Kendrick.
“This has been an incredible season for the B&H imprint to be so highly recognized by the ECPA Christian Book Awards and Christian Retailing’s Best Awards,” says Eric Geiger, President of B&H Publishing Group. “We are all humbled and thankful for these great resources, and the incredible authors we are honored to partner with, as they are impacting so many lives.”
Bibles: Devotional/Study
The HCSB Study Bible for Kids, Courage, imitation leather
Bibles: General
The Notetaking Bible, HCSB, bonded leather, black/brown
Bibles: Teen
Essential Teen Study Bible, HCSB, hardcover
Bible Reference/Study
Biblical Theology for Christian Proclamation Commentary: Hebrews, Thomas R. Schreiner
Christ-Centered Exposition: Exalting Jesus in Song of Songs, Daniel L. Akin
Children’s Fiction
Meet my Best Friend, Sheila Walsh
Peter’s Perfect Pray Place, Alex Kendrick and Stephen Kendrick
Children’s Nonfiction
Little Words Matter Bible Storybook
Christian Living: Practical Life
Audacious, Beth Moore
Christian Living: Spiritual Growth
The Battle Plan for Prayer, Alex Kendrick and Stephen Kendrick
Church and Culture
I Will, Thom Rainer
The Bible is My Best Friend Family Devotional, Sheila Walsh
The Devotional for Women, Rhonda Kelley and Dorothy Patterson
The Gospel Story, The Big Picture Interactive/, The Gospel Project
Nonfiction: Women
Dancing Through Life, Candace Cameron Bure
Fervent, Priscilla Shirer
Who You Are, John Croyle
Social Issues
Onward, Russell Moore
Young Adult Fiction
Catie Conrad: How to Become the Most (Un)Popular Girl in Middle School, Angie Spady
Whispers of Hope, Beth Moore
DVD: Book/Bible Study
War Room Bible Study Leaders Kit, Alex Kendrick and Stephen Kendrick
La Gran Historia: Libro de Historias Interactivas