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Dobson replaces Wilkinson atop LifeWay list

NASHVILLE, Tenn. (BP)–Bringing Up Boys by James Dobson has replaced The Prayer of Jabez by Bruce Wilkinson as the top-selling hardback book at LifeWay Christian Stores. Wilkinson’s volume completed a full year of topping the monthly lists through November 2001. Dobson’s book took top place in December 2001.

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 January.


1. Bringing Up Boys, Dr. 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, Dr. James and Shirley Dobson, Multnomah
6. Praying God’s Word, Beth Moore (B&H)
7. Prayer of Jesus, Ken Hemphill, B&H
8. Prayer of Jesus, Hank Hanegraf (Nelson)
9. Spiritual Leadership, Henry & Richard Blackaby (B&H)
10. Life God Blesses, Jim Cymbala, Zondervan

1. Power of a Praying Wife, Stormie Omartian (Harvest House)
2. Power of a Praying Husband, Stormie Omartian (Harvest House)
3. Praying God’s Will for Your Life, Stormie Omartian (Nelson)
4. Power of a Praying Parent, Stormie Omartian (Harvest House)
5. Five Love Languages, Gary Chapman (Moody Press)
6. Humor for a Woman’s Heart, Various (Howard)
7. Case for Faith, Lee Strobel (Zondervan)
8. Harry Potter and the Bible, Richard Albanes (Christian Pub.)
9. Bad Girls of the Bible, Liz Curtis Higgs, Waterbrook
10. Sacred Romance, John Eldredge & Curtis Brent (Nelson)

1. Desecration, Jerry Jenkins & Tim LaHaye (Tyndale)
2. Protector, Dee Henderson (Multnomah)
3. Unafraid, Francine Rivers, Tyndale
4. October Song, Beverly Lewis (Bethany)
5. Emerald Windows, Terri Blackstock (Zondervan)
6. Tested by Fire, Kathy Herman (Multnomah)
7. Redeeming Love, Francine Rivers (Multnomah)
8. Bamboo and Lace, Lori Wick (Harvest House)
9. Chronicles of Narnia, C.S. Lewis, Zondervan
10. Where Two Seas Met, Gilbert & Lynn Morris (Bethany)

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

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