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Dobson book leads LifeWay list again

NASHVILLE, Tenn. (BP)–“Bringing Up Boys” by James Dobson led the list of top-selling hardback books at LifeWay Christian Stores in January, for the second month in a row. The book took first place in December 2001, bumping Bruce Wilkinson’s “Prayer of Jabez,” which had topped the list for a full year.

The national chain of stores, operated by LifeWay Christian Resources of the Southern Baptist Convention, releases a list of each month’s best-selling hardbacks, paperbacks, fiction and music, based on sales during the previous month.

All best sellers will be featured in the stores at discounted prices throughout February.


1. Bringing Up Boys, James Dobson (Tyndale)
2. Traveling Light, Max Lucado (Nelson)
3. Prayer of Jabez, Bruce Wilkinson (Multnomah)
4. Secrets of the Vine, Bruce Wilkinson (Multnomah)
5. Night Light, James & Shirley Dobson, Multnomah
6. Praying God’s Word, Beth Moore (Broadman & Holman, LifeWay trade publishing arm)
7. Spiritual Leadership, Henry & Richard Blackaby (B&H)
8. Grace for the Moment, Max Lucado (Nelson)
9. Prayer of Jesus, Ken Hemphill (B&H)
10. Heaven: My Father’s House, Anne Graham Lotz (Nelson)

1. Power of a Praying Wife, Stormie Omartian (Harvest House)
2. Power of a Praying Husband, Stormie Omartian (Harvest House)
3. Power of a Praying Parent, Stormie Omartian (Harvest House)
4. Praying God’s Will for Your Life, Stormie Omartian (Nelson)
5. Five Love Languages, Gary Chapman (Moody Press)
6. Case for Faith, Lee Strobel (Zondervan)
7. Attack on America, John Hagee (Nelson)
8. God’s Grace from Ground Zero, Jim Cymbala (Zondervan)
9. Sacred Romance, John Eldredge (Nelson)
10. Humor for a Woman’s Heart, various writers (Howard)

1. Desecration, Jerry Jenkins & Tim LaHaye (Tyndale)
2. Redeeming Love, Francine Rivers (Multnomah)
3. Unafraid, Francine Rivers, Tyndale
4. Protector, Dee Henderson (Multnomah)
5. October Song, Beverly Lewis (Bethany)
6. Tested by Fire, Kathy Herman (Multnomah)
7. Emerald Windows, Terri Blackstock (Zondervan)
8. Sea of Glory, Ken Wales & David Poling (B&H)
9. Bamboo and Lace, Lori Wick (Harvest House)
10. Written on the Wind, Judith Pella (Bethany)

1. Almost There, Mercy Me (Word)
2. Come Together, Third Day (Provident)
3. Worship, Michael W. Smith (Provident)
4. WoW 2002, Various (Chordant)
5. Life, Zoe Girl (Chordant)
6. Shout to the Lord, Songs 4 Worship (Word)
7. Declaration, Stephen Curtis Chapman (Chordant)
8. Way I Am, Jennifer Knapp (Chordant)
9. Momentum, Tobymac (Chordant)
10. Lift, Audio Adrenaline (Chordant)

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