Research by Topic: judson-press

Book shares 180 inspirational reflections by Walter Rauschenbusch

Published February 3, 2020

VALLEY FORGE, PA (ABNS 2/3/20)—Today’s readers are invited to experience the influence and impact of the late Walter Rauschenbusch—renowned Baptist pastor, theologian and founder of the social gospel—via “To Live in God: Daily Reflections with Walter Rauschenbusch.” The book of 180 reflections is organized around the following themes: the inward journey of solitude, the outward […]

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‘MBA Quick Book for Ministers’ introduces leaders to ‘Pastoral MBA Competencies’

Published November 15, 2019

VALLEY FORGE, PA (ABNS 11/15/19)—In a cultural context where the church is struggling to survive amid other competing organizations and commitments, pastoral leaders need a new leadership paradigm that equips ministers to serve as chief executives for making disciples for Christ. Father-and-son coauthors, Vincent Howell, D.Min., and Vincent Howell Jr., MBA, offer this “quick book”-styled […]

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New title explores baptism, communion from Baptist perspective   

Published September 3, 2019

VALLEY FORGE, PA (ABNS 9/3/19)—New from Judson Press, “River of Life, Feast of Grace: Baptism, Communion, and Discipleship” considers the historic theology of the Christian rites of baptism and communion from a Baptist perspective. It then explores the practical implications of these rituals for a life of radical discipleship. In addition, the volume includes a […]

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Two Judson Press books named Next Generation Indie Book Awards finalists

Published May 31, 2019

VALLEY FORGE, PA (ABNS 5/31/19)—Judson Press is pleased to announce that “Black Millennials & the Church: Meet Me Where I Am” and “Justice for Rizpah’s Children: Radical Responses to Childhood Poverty” have been recognized as finalists in the 2019 Next Generation Indie Book Awards. A finalist in the African American Category, “Black Millennials & the […]

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Newly expanded book offers practical wisdom to women in ministry   

Published May 31, 2019

VALLEY FORGE, PA (ABNS 5/31/19)—From the editor of the best-selling “Sister to Sister: Devotions for and from African American Women” (Judson Press, 1995) comes “The Sister’s Guide to Survive & Thrive in Ministry.” Previously published as “The Sister’s Rules for Ministry,” this newly revised and expanded book offers 10 guidelines for women who are answering […]

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‘Beautiful Joe’: teaching compassion for more than a century

Published May 15, 2019

Editor’s Note: Animal lovers have embraced the book “Beautiful Joe” for more than a century. The book was published by the American Baptist Publication Society, a predecessor of Judson Press, the publishing ministry of American Baptist Home Mission Societies (ABHMS). A park that honors the book’s namesake and author recently received an award that may […]

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Judson Press title explores reality of today’s changing church  

Published April 1, 2019

VALLEY FORGE, PA (ABNS 4/1/19)—“The Changing Church: Finding Your Way to God’s New Thing” tackles the reality of the changing Christian church in a rapidly shifting culture. It explores eight paradigm shifts in the history of Christ’s gospel message and birth of the church. Beginning with Jesus’ parable of the new wineskins for new wine, […]

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Join ABHMS for home mission-related happenings at ‘Summit by the Sea’

Published March 26, 2019

VALLEY FORGE, PA (ABNS 3/26/19)—Join American Baptist Home Mission Societies (ABHMS) for a variety of home mission-related happenings during “Summit by the Sea,” American Baptist Churches USA’s 2019 Biennial Mission Summit June 21-23 in Virginia Beach, Va. On Sunday afternoon in the Hall of Ministries, ABHMS will host a party to celebrate the launch of […]

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ABHMS celebrates ministries of two retiring long-term personnel

Published March 6, 2019

VALLEY FORGE, PA (3/6/19)—American Baptist Home Mission Societies (ABHMS) and its publishing ministry, Judson Press, celebrate the ministry of two employees who are retiring after years of dedicated service. Victoria Goff, national coordinator of Volunteer-mobilization and Disaster-relief Ministries, will retire at the end of April. Marcia Jessen, Judson Press’ curriculum editor, will retire at June’s end.

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Judson Press releases new book by critically acclaimed biblical scholar, author  

Published March 1, 2019

VALLEY FORGE, PA (ABNS 3/1/19)—From H. Stephen Shoemaker, M.Div., Ph.D.—author of the critically acclaimed “GodStories: Scriptural Narratives for Today”—comes “Seekers, Saints and Sinners: Life-changing Encounters with Jesus.” Through the 10 beautifully written chapters of “Seekers, Saints and Sinners,” Shoemaker tells of Jesus’ one-time, chance encounters with 11 other individuals from the Gospel narratives. Built on […]

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