Christian Indie Award Winners Announced

PENSACOLA, FL – April 29, 2021
Christian Indie Publishing Association (CIPA) is pleased to announce the winning titles for the 2021 Christian Indie Awards. The Christian Indie Awards honor books produced by small publishers and independent authors each year for outstanding contribution to Christian life.
Book lovers and retailers selling Christian products voted on the nominated titles in each of 18 categories.


“Independent publishing is growing. As more Christian books are published by independent authors and small presses, those books need to be recognized,” says Susan Neal, the Director of Christian Indie Publishing Association, the sponsor of the award.

The winners in each of the eighteen categories are:

Bible Study
A 15 Minute “Date” with God: Strengthen Your Relationship in 3 Ways, Candice Reyes,

Biography & Memoir
A Little Faith: A Father’s Miracle Story of Faith, Hope, Love and Mirco Preemie, Bob Krech, 978-1734912807

Business & Finance
Leadership in the Age of Narcissism: God’s Blueprint for Christian Leaders, Rickardo Bodden, 978-1952025037

Children’s 4-8
What Cloud is My Mommy in? A Children’s Book About Love, Memories, and Grief, Kim Vesey and Amy Gantt, Westbow Press, 978-1973664369

Children’s 8-12
Where the Jungle Calls: Fun and Adventures in the Jungles of New Guinea, Rosie Boom, Boom Tree Publishing, 978-0995112315

Christian Education
The XYZ of Discipleship: Understanding and Reaching Generations Y & Z, Nick and Marjorie Allan, 978-1912863433

Christian Living
Able Soul: Empowering God’s Spirit Within, Lucy Goncalves, 978-1999032616

Faith in the Midst of Adversity: Inspirational Devotional, Deneise Fearon
Daylight Publisher, 978-1073575770

General Fiction
The River: A Spiritually Transforming Journey, Betty A. Rodgers-Kulich, 978-1630505387

Mary Magdalene’s Stations of the Cross, Ann Regimbal, 978-1734719024

Historical Fiction
The Real Housewives of the Bible, Theresa V. Wilson, Writers in the Marketplace Press,

Mystery & Suspense
Spiritual Warriors: The Unleashing, Nakia L. Brown, Pearly Gates Publishing, 978-1948853101

Personal Growth
Transgender to Transformed, Laura Perry, Genesis Publishing Group, Genesis Publishing Group

Songs of Benjamin, Benjamin Kwakye, Cissus Word Press, 978-0997868999

Relationships & Family
Together Forever: 15 Secrets to Life-long Marriage, Elewechi Ngozi Okike, Assurance Publications Limited, 978-1916262638

Beauty out of the Ashes, Mariah Glover, 978-1734942224

Used to Go to Church: Rethinking God on the Frontline of Life’s Tragedies, Nick Vleisides, Quoir, 978-1938480621

Young Adult
General Jack And The Battle Of The Five Kingdoms, David Bush, 979-8667226413

The winning titles can be viewed at

The Christian Indie Awards is sponsored by Christian Indie Publishing Association (CIPA). A total of 175 titles were nominated for the award categories. Effective May 1, 2021, the 2022 Christian Indie Awards opens at

Christian Indie Publishing Association represents, promotes, and strengthens small publishers and independent authors producing Christian books. CIPA represents a membership of 200 publishers and independent authors producing materials for the Christian Marketplace. For more information about Christian Indie Publishing Association visit