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Russell Moore’s ‘The Storm-Tossed Family’ Wins Christian Book Award

‘The Storm-Tossed Family’ also recently won CT’s Book of the Year award

May 03, 2019

NASHVILLE, Tenn., May 3, 2019—“The Storm-Tossed Family: How the Cross Reshapes the Home” by ERLC President Russell Moore has won the Christian Book Award in the category of Faith & Culture, a recognition given by the Evangelical Christian Publishers Association (ECPA).

The honor was presented April 30 during the ECPA Awards Celebration in Chicago. The Christian Book Award program “recognizes the highest quality in Christian books and Bibles and is among the oldest and most prestigious awards program in the religious publishing industry,” according to the ECPA.

Published in September 2018 by B&H Publishing Group, “The Storm-Tossed Family” addresses questions such as, “Why do our families have so much power over us?” and explores how family makes us who we are and how understanding this can liberate us to live without fear.

“Dr. Moore is an incomparable writer, thinker and leader. Working alongside him on books that are culture-shaping and life-changing is an honor,” said Jennifer Lyell, vice president of book publishing and merchandising for B&H. “Watching his efforts be so consistently recognized by readers and the publishing industry is exactly as it should be. We are very proud of ‘The Storm-Tossed Family’ and the recognition it received by ECPA.”

Moore’s book was also recently named Christianity Today's 2019 Book of the Year.

For more information about the ECPA Christian Book Award program, visit For more information about Moore's book, visit