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LifeWay’s best-sellers hold top spots in January

NASHVILLE, Tenn. (BP)-Rick Warren, Michael W. Smith and Oliver North all kept their top spots in their respective categories on LifeWay Christian Stores’ best-seller list for the month of January.

Rick Warren’s “Purpose Driven Life,” in hardback, and Michael W. Smith’s “Worship Again” CD each stayed in number one positions for the third month in a row, with Oliver North’s “Mission Compromised” first for the second month. Lisa Beamer’s “Let’s Roll” moved up two spots to place second in the hardback category.

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. Purpose Driven Life, Rick Warren (Zondervan)
2. Let’s Roll, Lisa Beamer (Tyndale)
3. Wild At Heart, John Eldridge (Nelson)
4. Love Worth Giving, Max Lucado (Nelson)
5. Life God Rewards, Bruce Wilkinson (Multnomah)
6. Bringing Up Boys, James Dobson (Tyndale)
7. Thin Within, Judy & Arthur Halliday (Nelson)
8. Twelve Ordinary Men, John MacArthur (Nelson)
9. Night Light for Parents, Shirley & James Dobson (Multnomah)
10. Jesus the One and Only, Beth Moore (Broadman & Holman, trade books arm of LifeWay Christian Resources)

1. Power of a Praying Woman, Stormie Omartian (Harvest House)
2. Power of a Praying Wife, Stormie Omartian (Harvest House)
3. Jesus Freaks Vol. II, dc Talk (Appalachian)
4. Five Love Languages, Gary Chapman (Moody Press)
5. Checklist For Life For Women (Nelson)
6. Power of a Praying Husband, Stormie Omartian (Harvest House)
7. Checklist For Life for Teens (Nelson)
8. Power of a Positive Mom, Karol Ladd (Howard)
9. Case For Christ, Lee Strobel (Zondervan)
10. Power of a Praying Parent, Stormie Omartian (Harvest House)

1. Mission Compromised, Oliver North (B&H)
2. Remnant, Tim LaHaye & Jerry Jenkins (Tyndale)
3. Redeeming Love, Francine Rivers (Multnomah)
4. Covenant, Lewis (Bethany House)
5. Rescue, Lori Wick (Harvest House)
6. Cape Refuge, Terri Blackstock (Zondervan)
7. Season of Blessing, Beverly LaHaye (Zondervan)
8. True Honor, Dee Henderson (Multnomah)
9. Proposal, Lori Wick (Harvest House)
10. Healer, Dee Henderson (Multnomah)

1. Worship Again, Michael W. Smith (Provident)
2. Wow Hits 2003, various artists (Chordant)
3. iWorship, various artists (Word)
4. Spoken For, Mercy Me (Word)
5. Almost There, Mercy Me (Word)
6. Woven and Spun, Nicole Nordeman (Chordant)
7. Worship, Michael W. Smith (Provident)
8. All The Time In The World, Jump 5 (Chordant)
9. Anatomy of the Tongue in Cheek, Reliant K (Chordant)
10. The Swift, The Swift (Chordant)