2003 Recipient Ohio Associated Press Award
Best Broadcast Writing, Medium Market, Second Place
For the commentary, "Of Journalists and Missionaries"

2002 Recipient Ohio Associated Press Award
Best Broadcast Writing, Medium Market, Second Place
For the commentary, "Blaming Religion"

2001 Higher Goals Award (Evangelical Press Association)
Single-Theme Section/Issue category
Bob Hostetler's Moody Magazine article, “Passing Faith On to the Next Generation” 

2001 Recipient Ohio Associated Press Award
Broadcast Commentary
For the commentary, "Words"

2000 Recipient Ohio Associated Press Award
Broadcast Commentary
For the commentary, "Heroism"

1999 Final Nominee for Gold Medallion (Evangelical Christian Publishers Association)
Christianity and Society category
The New Tolerance
by Josh McDowell and Bob Hostetler

1997 AMY Foundation Writing Award for newspaper article
New Tolerance No Virtue
Hamilton Journal-News

1997 Gold Medallion (ECPA)
Christian Ministry category
Josh McDowell's Handbook on Counseling Youth
by Josh McDowell and Bob Hostetler

1997 Premio Adolfo Robleto (Adolfo Robleto Award)
Spanish language book of the Year
Es Bueno O Es Malo (Right From Wrong)
by Josh McDowell and Bob Hostetler

1997 Higher Goals Award (Evangelical Press Association)
Single-Theme Section/Issue category
Bob Hostetler's Moody Magazine article, 
Children and Lesser Gods

1995 Final Nominee for Gold Medallion
Christianity & Society category
Right From Wrong
by Josh McDowell and Bob Hostetler

1995 Final Nominee for Gold Medallion
Evangelical Christian Publishers Association
Youth category
13 Things You Gotta Know to Keep Your Love Life Alive and Well
by Josh McDowell and Bob Hostetler

1993 Gold Medallion
Evangelical Christian Publishers Association
Youth category
Don't Check Your Brains at the Door
Josh McDowell and Bob Hostetler

1992 Article of the Year (Second Place)
The Christian Communicator
"If John Had Not Written"