Christian Resources Together

To acknowledge the best in publishing, music, media, gifts, cards, retailing and longevity of service to the trade, awards are presented as part of the Retailers & Suppliers Retreat. The criteria for the awards, submission and judging is overseen by CRT with the support of the Booksellers Association - Christian Booksellers Group. The awards are sponsored by organisations and businesses associated with the Christian retail trade.

 

For details on the awards click here

 

The winners for 2013 are highlighted below.

 

PUBLISHING

 

BOOK OF THE YEAR

Sponsor: NIELSEN

 

• Change your words, Change your life - Joyce Meyer

  (Hodder & Stoughton)

• There are No Strong People - Jeff Lucas (CWR)

• Life Without Limits - Nick Vujicic (WaterBrook Press)

 

DEVOTIONAL BOOK OF THE YEAR

Sponsor: YEOMANS

 

• When you Pray - Joanna Collicutt (BRF)

• Run Your Race - Rachel Hickson (Monarch)

• The Shack Reflections - William Paul Young

H(Hodder & Stoughton)

• Kneeling with Giants - Gary Neal Hansen (IVP)

 

BIOGRAPHY OF THE YEAR

Sponsor: BIBLE SOCIETY

 

• Eric Liddell: Pure Gold - David McCasland

  (Lion Hudson)

• Out of the Ashes - Peter Gladwin with Jan Greenough   (Monarch)

• A New Name - Emma Scrivener (IVP)

 

BIBLE OF THE YEAR

Sponsor: ANDREWS LAW SOLICITORS

 

• ESV Pitt Minion Reference (CUP)

• NASB Clarion Reference (CUP)

• NIV Clear Print (Hodder & Stoughton)

 

REFERENCE BOOK OF THE YEAR

Sponsor: CLC WHOLESALE

 

• In the Steps of Saint Paul - Peter Walker   (LionHudson)

• New Testament Prayer for Everyone - Tom Wright   (SPCK)

• The New Lion Bible Encyclopedia - Mike Beaumont

  (LionHudson)

 

FICTION BOOK OF THE YEAR

Sponsor: CCT

 

• Mortal Fire: Secret of the Journal: 1 - C F Dunn

  (Monarch)

•The Hunted Hare - Aidan Mystery - Fay Sampson   (Monarch)

• The Sons of Jude - Brandt Dodson (Monarch)

 

CHILDREN'S BOOK OF THE YEAR

Sponsor: MERLIO RETAIL SYSTEMS

 

• Bible Detective - Peter Martin illustrated

  by Peter Kent (Lion Children's)

• My Carry-along Angel Activity Book - Jocelyn Miller

  (Lion Children's)

• The Lion Book of Prayers for Me - Christina Goodings

  (Lion Children's)

 

YOUTH BOOK OF THE YEAR

Sponsor: B&H SOUND SYSTEMS LTD

 

• 500 Prayers for Young People - Martin Saunders

  (Monarch)

• Mettle Guide to Starting University - Simeon Whiting

  (CWR)

• Mosaic - God is Good - Maggie Barfield

  (Scripture Union)

 

CARD & GIFT PRODUCT

 

CARD AND GIFT PRODUCT OF THE YEAR

Sponsor: HARPERCOLLINS

 

The Real Easter Egg

(The Meaningful Chocolate Company)

 

MEDIA

 

ADULT MEDIA PRODUCT OF THE YEAR

Sponsor: CEDAR TREE

 

• Courageous - Provident Films

  (Distributed by Authentic Media)

• Faith, Hope, Love & Everything in Between

  by Mick Brooks (CWR)

• October Baby - Provident Films

  (Distributed by Authentic Media)

 

CHILDREN'S MEDIA PRODUCT OF THE YEAR

Sponsor: LION HUDSON

 

• Chuffed Live - Doug Horley (Elevation)

• Robin Good and His Not So Merry Men

  Big Ideas Entertainment

  (Distributed by Authentic Media)

 

ACCESSIBLE MEDIA PRODUCT OF THE YEAR

Sponsor: TORCH TRUST

 

ePub ebooks (Distributed by IVP)

RETAILING

 

INDEPENDENT SMALL RETAIL STORE OF THE YEAR RUNNER UP

Sponsor: SPEAKING VOLUMES

 

Christian Resource Centre - Eastbourne

 

INDEPENDENT SMALL RETAIL STORE OF THE YEAR WINNER

Sponsor: CWR

 

Good News Centre - Newent

 

INDEPENDENT LARGE RETAIL STORE OF THE YEAR RUNNER UP

Sponsor: CHRISTIAN SUPPLIERS GROUP

 

Canaan Christian Book Centre - Staines

 

INDEPENDENT LARGE RETAIL STORE OF THE YEAR WINNER

Sponsor: IVP

 

Methodist Book Centre - Stoke-on-Trent

 

RETAIL GROUP OF THE YEAR

Sponsor: JOINING THE DOTS DISTRIBUTION

 

Faith Mission - Northern Island

 

GROUP RETAIL SHOP OF THE YEAR

Sponsor: TRUST MEDIA DISTRIBUTION

 

St. Andrews Bookshop - Great Missenden

 

 

ORGANISATIONS

 

PUBLISHER OF THE YEAR

Sponsor: BOOKSELLERS ASSOCIATION - CHRISTIAN BOOKSELLERS GROUP

 

Lion Hudson

 

CARD & GIFT SUPPLIER OF THE YEAR

Sponsor: TOGETHER MAGAZINE

 

Potters House

 

DISTRIBUTOR OF THE YEAR

Sponsor: BIBLE SOCIETY ENTERPRISE

 

CLC Wholesale

 

PEOPLE

 

SUPPLIERS REPRESENTATIVE OF THE YEAR

Sponsor: TOGETHER MAGAZINE

 

Stewart Anderson

 

STORE MANAGER OF THE YEAR

Sponsor: KEVIN MAYHEW PUBLISHERS

 

John Watkins - CLC Stockport

 

LONG SERVICE AWARD

Sponsor: HODDER & STOUGHTON

 

Andrew Franks

 

CHRISTIAN SUPPLIERS GROUP AWARD

Sponsor: CSG

 

John Paculabo

 

MUSIC

 

CONTEMPORARY ALBUM OF THE YEAR

Sponsor: CHRISTIAN RESOURCES TOGETHER

 

• The Hurt and the Healer - MercyMe

  (Distributed by Authentic Media)

• Live in Miami: the Aftermath - United

  (Hillsong Music)

• Where I Find You - Kari Jobe

   (EMI - Distributed by Kingsway)

 

PRAISE & WORSHIP ALBUM OF THE YEAR

Sponsor: CCLI

 

• Best of Lou Fellingham Live - Lou Fellingham

H(Integrity Music)

• Cornerstone - Hillsong Live (Hillsong Music)

• Everything in Colour - Ben Cantelon

  (Integrity Music)

 

GOSPEL ALBUM OF THE YEAR

Sponsor: TOYBOX

 

• Best of Homecoming 2013 - Bill Gaither

  (Distributed by Joining The Dots Distribution)

• Decade - Israel & New Breed (Integrity Music)

• Jesus at the Centre - Israel & New Breed

  (Integrity Music)

Nominations for product and final selection of shortlist and winners is overseen by Christian Resources Together and The Booksellers Association - Christian Booksellers Group.  Other awards are nominated by publishers, suppliers and retail stores in conjunction with CRT, BA-CBG and CSG.

For details on the awards click here