40 Questions About Women in Ministry Named 2024 Christian Book Award Finalist

April 11, 2024

GRAND RAPIDS, MI -- On April 8, 2024, ECPA named one Kregel title a Christian Book Award finalist among sixty-five others in twelve categories.

40 Questions About Women in Ministry, by Sue Edwards and Kelley Mathews, is a finalist in the Ministry Resources category.
"Based on extensive research, the authors present various viewpoints fairly and clearly, and they offer concise explanations to equip readers to draw their own conclusions on these pressing questions."
--Lynn Cohick, Professor of New Testament, Northern Seminary

Sue Edwards (MA, Dallas Theological Seminary; DMin, Gordon-Conwell Theological Seminary) is professor emeritus of educational ministry and leadership at Dallas Theological Seminary. She has more than forty years of experience teaching, pastoring, and directing women's ministries.

Kelley Mathews (ThM, Houston Theological Seminary) is a freelance writer and editor. A former women's ministry leader, she is the coauthor of Women's Retreats and New Doors in Ministry to Women. She lives with her husband, John, and her children in Texas.

Find the full list of finalists on the Christian Book Award website. Winners will be announced at the ECPA Awards and 50th Anniversary Celebration on April 30 during the ECPA Leadership Summit in Chicago.

Read ECPA's full press release here.


The Christian Book Award program recognizes the highest quality in Christian books and Bibles and is among the oldest and most prestigious awards program in the religious publishing industry. Presented annually to the finest in Christian publishing since 1978, the Christian Book Award program honors the "best of the year" in twelve categories.

Kregel Publications is an evangelical Christian publisher that aims to develop and distribute--with integrity and excellence--trusted, biblically based resources that lead individuals to know and serve Jesus Christ.