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Rick Warren, Michael W. Smith atop LifeWay best-seller lists

NASHVILLE, Tenn. (BP)–“Purpose Driven Life” by Rick Warren is atop LifeWay Christian Stores’ best-sellers book list after its initial month on the market, as is Michael W. Smith’s “Worship Again” atop the music list, joining his previous worship album, which remains at number five.

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 December.

1. Purpose Driven Life, Rick Warren (Zondervan)
2. Life God Rewards, Bruce Wilkinson (Multnomah)
3. Let’s Roll, Lisa Beamer (Tyndale)
4. Wild At Heart, John Eldredge (Nelson)
5. Bringing Up Boys, James Dobson (Tyndale)
6. Love Worth Giving, Max Lucado (Nelson)
7. Praying God’s Word, Beth Moore (Broadman & Holman, trade division of LifeWay Christian Resources)
8. Night Light for Parents, Shirley and James Dobson (Multnomah)
9. God will Make a Way, Henry Cloud (Appalachian)
10. Jesus the One and Only, Beth Moore (B&H)

1. Five Love Languages, Gary Chapman (Moody Press)
2. Power of a Praying Woman, Stormie Omartian (Harvest House)
3. Power of a Praying Wife, Stormie Omartian (Harvest House)
4. Beyond Belief to Convictions, Josh McDowell (Tyndale)
5. Jesus Freaks Vol. II, dc Talk (Appalachian)
6. Praying God’s Will for Your Life, Lee Roberts (Nelson)
7. Power of a Praying Husband, Stormie Omartian (Harvest House)
8. Power of a Praying Parent, Stormie Omartian (Harvest House)
9. Power of a Praying Mom, Stormie Omartian (Harvest House)
10. Case for Christ, Lee Strobel (Zondervan)

1. True Honor, Dee Henderson (Multnomah)
2. Mission Compromised, Oliver North (B&H)
3. Covenant, Lewis (Bethany House)
4. Season of Blessing, Beverly LaHaye (Zondervan)
5. Rescue, Lori Wick (Harvest House)
6. Remnant, LaHaye/Jenkins (Tyndale)
7. Redeeming Love, Francine Rivers (Multnomah)
8. Beloved Land, Janette Oke (Appalachian)
9. Cape Refuge, Terri Blackstock (Zondervan)
10. Nightmare Academy, Frank Peretti (Nelson)

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. Worship, Michael W. Smith (Provident)
6. Almost There, Mercy Me (Word)
7. All The Time In The World, Jump 5 (Chordant)
8. Woven and Spun, Nicole Nordeman (Chordant)
9. Come Together, Third Day (Provident)
10. By Surprise, Joy Williams (Provident)

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