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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 book connects comic book superhero fans with God’s Word

Published May 16, 2016

VALLEY FORGE, PA (ABNS 5/16/16)—What does a comic book superhero have in common with the gospel of Jesus Christ?  Readers will learn this and more in the new Judson Press title Holy Heroes: The Gospel According to DC & Marvel by pastor and author Scott Bayles. Likening the legends of superheroes to modern-day parables, Holy […]

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Judson Press releases devotional to inspire Christian writers, speakers

Published April 21, 2016

VALLEY FORGE, PA (ABNS 4/1/16)—Judson Press, the publishing arm of American Baptist Home Mission Societies, releases a devotional for Christian writers and speakers by five award-winning Christian authors. As the Ink Flows: Devotions to Inspire Christian Writers & Speakers integrates the craft of writing with the faith of people of the Word, in order to […]

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Judson Press contemporary Bible study on women in Scripture reveals new possibilities, perspectives

Published April 21, 2016

VALLEY FORGE, PA (ABNS 2/16/16)—Are the ancient women of the Bible relevant today? Yes. Stories of women in the Bible such as Rahab and Ruth, Hannah and Huldah are familiar to most, but what makes these stories significant and relevant today is the ability to take their experiences and apply them to our own situations […]

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Judson Press honored with three titles in Illumination Book Awards

Published April 21, 2016

VALLEY FORGE, PA (ABNS 1/27/16)—Judson Press has received three awards in the 2016 Illumination Book Awards. The books are judged with an emphasis on innovation and creative ways of expressing a Christian worldview. The Judson Press titles won two Silver Awards and one Bronze award. Illumination Book Award Silver Award Winners Sisters of Scripture: Mentors […]

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