The annual Eden awards are back! A chance to celebrate the best of the Christian publishing industry from the past year.
Next up in the nominations are the miscellaneous categories, the gifts and talks that offer up creative new ways to express and share faith.
Bible of the Year
New for 2017, The Passion New Testament compiles the second half of Brian Simmons poetic translation into one volume, and includes the additional beauty of the Psalms, Proverbs and Song of Songs.
The Passion New Testament is an easy-to-read Bible translation full of fiery-passion and life-changing truths.
These stunning art journaling Bibles are a delight to look at and a joy to dive into. Placed alongside the full ESV text, these Bibles feature 500 intricately hand-drawn gold ink illustrations by the renowned author, Dana Tanamachi. The thick cream-coloured paper and wide margins provide generous space for drawing, doodlings and notes of your own.
Illustrated by the author Hannah Dunnett, the NIV journalling Bible features beautiful imagery throughout that is sure to engage and inspire. The wide margins allow space for drawing, note and reflect on the popular NIV text.
A firm favourite within the Eden staff team, the CSB She Reads Truth Bible is born out of the popular blog community. Featuring 66 designs by hand-lettering artists coupled with 183 devotions and an abundance of study features, the She Reads Truth Bible is the go-time Bible for women wanted to go deeper with the Word.
Gift of the Year
Beautifully illustrated and finished in luxury gold foil leaf, the More than Gold designs bring Bible verses to life with new impact and meaning. The range includes stunning greetings cards, framed prints and A4 wall art.
The humble tea towel. A key component in the washing up process. Who could have predicted such an everyday object would become a bestseller? But the inspirational words of the overcome tea towel, provide a powerful reminder of God’s love and power, amongst the mundane of everyday.
This multi-faceted range includes a handy tote bag, beautiful decor block, practical yet pretty mug and a set of 101 blessing cards for daily reminders of God’s blessings. All available with a beautiful teal pattern, the Let Your Light Shine range lights up the Christian gift department.
With a bright colourful design, the Keeping Calm Perpetual Calendar provides daily wisdom and inspiration alongside practical insights for keeping calm in a crazy-busy world.
Bible Cover of the Year
Award-winning art coupled with powerful Biblical reminders makes this journaling Bible stand out.
A new edition for 2017, The Bible society’s Good News Bible, is a stark contrast to the white background of its predecessor. Combining rainbow bright colours with chaotic paint splodges, the cover hints at the fun to be found within the pages of this bestselling Bible.
The newest Bible translation, released in March 2017 comes in a range of eye-catching covers. The CSB Great and Small Bible is more subtle but the cute designs celebrates God’s creation with the depiction of a solemn looking giraffe and an adorable bird. A sure-fire favourite with little ones.
Following the success of the original Inspire Bible, the Inspire Praise was released just in time for Christmas. Complete with brand new illustrations inside, the new, purple cover is awash with flowers, butterflies and cursive.
A more pared-back cover in comparison to some of its competitors, the Passion New Testament Floral Edition features a whimsical design with a very on trend grey background. A stylish cover to complement every bookshelf.
Speaker of the Year
A very popular speaker at New Wine 2017, John Mark Comer focussed his summer talks on practicing the way of Jesus.
Another New Wine 2017 resident, Pete Greig shared a message from 1 Kings at the evening celebration.
Bringing his Archbishop wisdom to the Somerset coast, Justin Welby explored a timely message of unity for the Church.
Popular speaker and author Paula Gooder opened up the chapter of John 17, again exploring the theme of unity.
Fitting with the Keswick 2017 theme of Captivated: Hearing God's Word, the first four Bible Readings by Alistair Begg on the Psalms bring a different angle on engaging with God's Word.
The Eden award winners will be announced on 9th April. Keep an eye on our blog and twitter page for more nomination news. #EdenAwards18
April 6th, 2018 - Posted & Written by Laura White