Baker Academic title chosen as winner of the American Society of Missiology Book Award

Baker Academic title chosen as winner of the American Society of Missiology Book Award Ada, Mich. (June 23, 2022)— The American Society of Missiology (ASM) recently announced the winner of their 2021 Book Award for Excellence in Missiology. A Baker Academic title received the honor: Women in the Mission of the Church by Leanne M. Dzubinski and Anneke H. Stasson. The award was presented at the society’s annual meeting, which was held June 17–19, 2022 in Notre Dame, IN. As the ecumenical professional association for mission studies in…

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“On the Spectrum” by Daniel Bowman Jr. named Book of the Year by the Academy of Parish Clergy

“On the Spectrum” by Daniel Bowman Jr. named Book of the Year by the Academy of Parish Clergy Ada, Mich. (April 6, 2022)—Baker Academic and Brazos Press is pleased to announce that three titles were honored by the Academy of Parish Clergy Inc. as part of its 2022 Book of the Year Awards. On the Spectrum by Daniel Bowman Jr. received top honor as Book of the Year. In its announcement, the Academy of Parish Clergy Inc. said “This year the committee has selected Daniel…

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Five Baker Academic and Brazos Press titles named Outreach Magazine Resources of the Year

Five Baker Academic and Brazos Press titles named Outreach Magazine Resources of the Year Ada, Mich. (March 3, 2022)—Outreach Magazine recently announced the winners of their Resources of the Year. Baker Academic titles received three top honors and one “also recommended” title. Brazos Press received two top honors and two recommended titles. Heading up the Baker Academic list was Teaching and Learning across Cultures by Craig Ott in the Cross-Cultural and Missional category. Why God Makes Sense in a World That Doesn’t by Gavin Ortlund was one of two winners in the Apologetics category. Women…

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Baker Academic adds two acquisitions editors

Baker Academic adds two acquisitions editors Ada, Mich. (January 25, 2022)— Baker Academic begins the new year by announcing two additions to its acquisitions staff. Anna Moseley Gissing will join Baker Academic as Senior Acquisitions Editor. Brandy Scritchfield has been promoted to Acquisitions Editor. Anna Moseley Gissing comes to Baker Academic from InterVarsity Press. With degrees from the University of North Carolina, Beeson Divinity School, and Gordon-Conwell Theological Seminary, she has served in a variety of educational, church leadership, and…

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Baker Academic titles named Outreach Magazine Resources of the Year

Baker Academic titles named Outreach Magazine Resources of the Year Ada, Mich. (March 4, 2021)— Outreach magazine recently announced the winners of their Resources of the Year. Baker Academic titles received two top honors. A Public Missiology by Gregg Okesson in the Cross-Cultural and Missional category. Models of Evangelism by Priscilla Pope-Levison in the Theology and Biblical Studies category. Exiles on Mission by Paul Williams (Brazos Press) was also recommended in the Cross-Cultural and Missional category. For the eighteenth year, Outreach magazine has named top books and curriculum that are geared…

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Baker Publishing Group Adds Industry Veteran to Acquisitions Staff

Baker Publishing Group Adds Industry Veteran to Acquisitions Staff  Ada, Mich. (September 1, 2016)—Baker Publishing Group is pleased to announce that it has hired Henry L. Carrigan Jr. as Senior Acquisitions Editor for Baker Academic and Brazos Press. Henry has served in editorial/acquisitions leadership positions since 1999 at Northwestern University Press, T&T Clark/Continuum, and Trinity Press International. He was religion book editor for Publishers Weekly for five years and continues to write news features and reviews for the magazine. He has also taught at…

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Baker Academic and Brazos Press Announce Key Appointments

Baker Academic and Brazos Press Announce Key Appointments  Contact: Louis McBride (616)676-9185 x325 lmcbride@bakerpublishinggroup. com Grand Rapids, MI (Sept. 21, 2015)—Baker Publishing Group is pleased to announce that they have recently hired Bryan Dyer as New Testament Acquisitions Editor for the Baker Academic division. Dyer, who previously served as Marketing Director for Baker Academic and Brazos Press, received his PhD from McMaster Divinity College and has degrees from Denver Seminary and Calvin College. Jim Kinney, Editorial Director of Baker Academic and…

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Baker Academic Welcomes Two New Hires

Baker Academic Welcomes Two New Hires Contact: Lynnae Lubbers (616)676-9185 x193 llubbers@bakerpublishinggroup. com  Ada, Mich. (July 27, 2015)—Baker Publishing Group is pleased to announce that Louis McBride has joined the Baker Academic and Brazos Press divisions as the new publicist. McBride worked with the Baker Book House retail division for fifteen years. For the past several of these, his responsibilities included church relations; managing the store’s academic, Catholic, and Bible sections; and writing for the BBH Church Connection blog. He holds an…

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Baker Academic Title Awarded Best Biblical Studies Book by The Word Guild

Baker Academic Title Awarded Best Biblical Studies Book by The Word Guild Contact: Bryan Dyer 616-676-9185 bdyer@bakerpublishinggroup.com Grand Rapids, MI (July 1, 2015)—The Baker Academic title A New Heaven and a New Earth: Reclaiming Biblical Eschatology by J. Richard Middleton won in the Biblical Studies category of The 2014 Word Awards. The Word Awards encourage the pursuit of excellence in the art, craft, practice, and ministry of writing and help to raise the profile of Canadian writers who are Christian. In A New…

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Baker Academic Title Receives Book of the Year Award from the Academy of Parish Clergy

Baker Academic Title Receives Book of the Year Award from the Academy of Parish Clergy Contact: Trinity McFadden (616)676-9185 x325 tmcfadden@ bakerpublishinggroup.com  Ada, Mich. (April 30, 2015)—The Baker Academic title The Church according to Paul by James W. Thompson received the 2015 Book of the Year Award from the Academy of Parish Clergy.  The Church according to Paul (Baker Academic; ISBN 9780801048821; ebook ISBN 9781441219657; $26.99) examines Paul’s ministry of planting and nurturing churches in the pre-Christian world to offer guidance for the contemporary…

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