The band's third studio album was ranked No. 144 on the list. Besides The Altar and the Door, The Billboard Top 200 albums also featured Toby Mac's Portable Sounds at No. 185 and Alan Jackson's Precious Memories at No. 123.
According to Billboard, the top Christian albums in 2007 were WOW Hits 2007 by various artists, Flyleaf by Flyleaf, Precious Memories, The Altar and the Door and Portable Sounds.
The top gospel albums of the year were WOW Gospel 2007 (Provident-Integrity) by various artists; The Gospel According to Patti LaBelle (Universal Music Group Distribution) by Patti LaBelle; Songs for the Storm, Volume I by Kirk Franklin; Hero by Kirk Franklin and A Piece of My Passion by Juanita Bynum.
For a complete list of The Billboard's top Christian and gospel albums of the year, visit www.billboard.biz/bbbiz/charts/yearendcharts/index.jsp.