Christian Non-Fiction Bestsellers, Christmas 2020

Christian Non-Fiction Bestsellers, Christmas 2020
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Rank
Title Author ISBN Publisher Pub
Date
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1 JESUS CALLING FOR CHRISTMAS SARAH YOUNG 9781400309184 THOMAS NELSON PUBLISHERS Sep. 2018 $16.99
2 COME, LET US ADORE HIM: A DAILY ADVENT DEVOTIONAL PAUL DAVID TRIPP 9781433556692 CROSSWAY Sep. 2017 $17.99
3 UNWRAPPING THE NAMES OF JESUS: AN ADVENT DEVOTIONAL ASHERITAH CIUCIU 9780802416728 MOODY PUBLISHERS Oct. 2017 $12.99
4 INCARNATION: REDISCOVERING THE SIGNIFICANCE OF CHRISTMAS ADAM HAMILTON 9781791005542 ABINGDON Sep. 2020 $19.99
5 HONEST ADVENT SCOTT ERICKSON 9780310361879 ZONDERVAN Oct. 2020 $18.99
6 SHADOW AND LIGHT: A JOURNEY INTO ADVENT TSH OXENREIDER 9780736980609 HARVEST HOUSE PUBLISHERS Sep. 2020 $21.99
7 CHRISTMAS IDEALS 2020 MELINDA LEE RATHJEN 9781546034308 IDEALS Oct. 2020 $11.99
8 THE DAWNING OF INDESTRUCTIBLE JOY: DAILY READINGS FOR ADVENT JOHN PIPER 9781433542367 CROSSWAY Aug. 2014 $7.99
9 SEVEN WORDS OF CHRISTMAS ROBERT MORRIS 9781546017295 FAITHWORDS, a division of Hachette Book Group, Inc. Oct. 2020 $22.00
10 UNWRAPPING THE GREATEST GIFT ANN VOSKAMP 9781414397542 TYNDALE HOUSE PUBLISHERS Nov. 2014 $24.99
11 THE GREATEST GIFT ANN VOSKAMP 9781414387086 TYNDALE HOUSE PUBLISHERS Sep. 2013 $19.99
12 BECAUSE OF BETHLEHEM, Updated MAX LUCADO 9780785231349 THOMAS NELSON PUBLISHERS Oct. 2020 $22.99
13 THE CHRISTMAS PROMISE ALISON MITCHELL 9781910307113 GOOD BOOK COMPANY Oct. 2014 $14.99
14 SEARCHING FOR CHRISTMAS J. D. GREEAR 9781784985318 GOOD BOOK COMPANY Nov. 2020 $5.99
15 THE CASE FOR CHRISTMAS LEE STROBEL 9780310340591 ZONDERVAN Sep. 2014 $2.99
16 THE CHRISTMAS WE DIDN'T EXPECT DAVID MATHIS 9781784984762 GOOD BOOK COMPANY Oct. 2020 $14.99
17 THE WONDER OF THE GREATEST GIFT ANN VOSKAMP 9781496427991 TYNDALE HOUSE PUBLISHERS Nov. 2017 $34.99
18 LIGHT OF THE WORLD: A BEGINNER'S GUIDE TO ADVENT AMY-JILL LEVINE 9781501884351 ABINGDON Sep. 2019 $16.99
19 WHY CHRISTMAS TREES AREN'T PERFECT RICHARD H. SCHNEIDER 9781501825835 ABINGDON Sep. 2016 $12.99
20 GOOD TIDINGS OF GREAT JOY THOMAS NELSON 9780785239208 THOMAS NELSON PUBLISHERS Oct. 2020 $14.99
21 THE CHARACTERS OF CHRISTMAS DANIEL DARLING 9780802419293 MOODY PUBLISHERS Oct. 2019 $13.99
22 THE LEGEND OF ST. NICHOLAS: A STORY OF CHRISTMAS GIVING DANDI DALEY MACKALL 9780310731153 ZONDERKIDZ Sep. 2014 $16.99
23 GODWINK CHRISTMAS STORIES SQUIRE RUSHNELL AND LOUISE DUART 9781501199967 HOWARD BOOKS, a division of Simon & Schuster Oct. 2019 $15.99
24 THE WOMEN OF CHRISTMAS LIZ CURTIS HIGGS 9781601425416 WATERBROOK, an imprint of Penguin Random House Sep. 2013 $14.99
25 ALMOST CHRISTMAS: A WESLEYAN ADVENT EXPERIENCE MAGREY DEVEGA AND APRIL CASPERSON AND INGRID MCINTYRE 9781501890574 ABINGDON Sep. 2019 $16.99
26 LOVE CAME DOWN AT CHRISTMAS SINCLAIR FERGUSON 9781784982898 GOOD BOOK COMPANY Oct. 2018 $14.99
27 BECAUSE OF BETHLEHEM MAX LUCADO 9780849947599 THOMAS NELSON PUBLISHERS Sep. 2016 $19.99
28 WATCH FOR THE LIGHT: READINGS FOR ADVENT AND CHRISTMAS DIETRICH BONHOEFFER AND ANNIE DILLARD AND THOMAS MERTON 9780874869170 PLOUGH PUBLISHING HOUSE Sep. 2014 $24.00
29 THE TRUE SAINT NICHOLAS: WHY HE MATTERS TO CHRISTMAS WILLIAM J. BENNETT 9781982107567 HOWARD BOOKS, a division of Simon & Schuster Nov. 2018 $17.99
30 IN THE MANGER: 25 INSPIRATIONAL SELECTIONS FOR ADVENT MAX LUCADO 9780849947582 THOMAS NELSON PUBLISHERS Oct. 2014 $9.99
31 INCARNATION: REDISCOVERING THE SIGNIFICANCE OF CHRISTMAS, Large Print ADAM HAMILTON 9781791005566 ABINGDON Sep. 2020 $20.99
32 A VERY NOISY CHRISTMAS TIM THORNBOROUGH 9781784982904 GOOD BOOK COMPANY Sep. 2018 $4.99
33 BECAUSE OF BETHLEHEM STUDY GUIDE MAX LUCADO 9780310687054 THOMAS NELSON PUBLISHERS Sep. 2016 $10.99
34 MAKING ROOM: SHARING THE LOVE OF CHRISTMAS ED ROBB 9781791006372 ABINGDON Sep. 2020 $16.99
35 A BETTER THAN ANYTHING CHRISTMAS BARBARA REAOCH 9781784985301 GOOD BOOK COMPANY Oct. 2020 $9.99
36 THE 25 DAYS OF CHRISTMAS JAMES MERRITT 9780736973106 HARVEST HOUSE PUBLISHERS Oct. 2018 $22.99
37 STORIES BEHIND THE BEST-LOVED SONGS OF CHRISTMAS ACE COLLINS 9780310115908 ZONDERVAN Oct. 2020 $14.99
38 STORIES BEHIND THE GREAT TRADITIONS OF CHRISTMAS ACE COLLINS 9780310631606 ZONDERVAN Oct. 2018 $14.99
39 INCARNATION LEADER GUIDE: REDISCOVERING THE SIGNIFICANCE OF CHRISTMAS ADAM HAMILTON 9781791005573 ABINGDON Sep. 2020 $14.99
40 AND THE GLORY OF GOD SHONE AROUND THEM: AN ADVENT DEVOTIONAL BRIAN SIMMONS 9781424562510 BROADSTREET PUBLISHING Nov. 2020 $5.99
41 A JESUS CHRISTMAS BARBARA REAOCH 9781784982270 GOOD BOOK COMPANY Oct. 2018 $9.99
42 THE WONDER OF ADVENT DEVOTIONAL CHRIS TIEGREEN 9781496419095 TYNDALE MOMENTUM Oct. 2017 $12.99
43 THE CASE FOR CHRISTMAS STUDY GUIDE: EVIDENCE FOR THE IDENTITY OF JESUS LEE STROBEL WITH BILL BUTTERWORTH 9780310099291 ZONDERVAN Nov. 2018 $10.99
44 COUNTDOWN TO CHRISTMAS CAROL GARBORG 9781546037095 ELLIE CLAIRE, a division of Hachette Book Group, Inc. Oct. 2020 $15.00
45 COME, THOU LONG-EXPECTED JESUS: EXPERIENCING THE PEACE AND PROMISE OF CHRISTMAS NANCY GUTHRIE 9781433573118 CROSSWAY Sep. 2020 $19.99
46 THE LITTLEST WATCHMAN SCOTT JAMES 9781784981402 GOOD BOOK COMPANY Oct. 2017 $14.99
47 THE PURPOSE OF CHRISTMAS RICK WARREN 9781501196959 HOWARD BOOKS, a division of Simon & Schuster Oct. 2018 $16.00
48 PAUSES FOR ADVENT TREVOR HUDSON 9780835817103 ABINGDON Sep. 2017 $8.99
49 JESUS CAME FOR ME: THE TRUE STORY OF CHRISTMAS JARED KENNEDY 9781645070498 NEW GROWTH PRESS Oct. 2020 $11.99
50 SENT: DELIVERING THE GIFT OF HOPE AT CHRISTMAS JORGE ACEVEDO AND JACOB ARMSTRONG AND JUSTIN LAROSA 9781501801037 ABINGDON Sep. 2015 $14.99

Awards Legend:

Bronze Award Bronze Award (over 100,000 sold)

Gold Award Gold Award (over 500,000 sold)

Platinum Award Platinum Award (1 million sold)

Double Diamond Award Diamond Award (10 million sold)

Christian Book Award® Christian Book Award® winner

Book of the Year Book of the Year winner

Christy Award Christy Award winner

American Christian Fiction Carol Award winner ACFW Carol Award winner


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