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Published on January 27th, 2016 | by ABCUSA

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Judson Press Honored with Three Titles in Illumination Book Awards

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 in Womanhood by Billie Montgomery/Cook—Devotionals category
Spiritual Practices for Effective Leadership: 7Rs of Sanctuary for Pastors by Debora Jackson—Ministry/Mission category

Illumination Book Award Bronze Award Winner

What’s Your Function? Working It Out with God by Aaron Basko—Christian living category

“These awards are truly a celebration of the authors and staff of Judson Press who continue to produce recognized excellence in religious publishing,” stated Laura Alden, Publisher at Judson Press. “Congratulations to these talented and hard-working folks who offer their talents in ministry for Jesus Christ.”

The Illumination Book Awards are designed to honor and bring increased recognition to the year’s best new titles written and published with a Christian worldview. Award winners are chosen by experts from the fields of education, clergy, book production and bookselling. Gold, Silver and Bronze medals are awarded in each category.

Founded in 1824, Judson Press is the publishing ministry of the American Baptist Home Mission Societies, American Baptist Churches USA. It is committed to producing Christ-centered leadership resources for the transformation of individuals, congregations, communities, and cultures.

American Baptist Home Mission Societies—the domestic mission arm of American Baptist Churches USA (ABCUSA)—ministers as the caring heart and serving hands of Jesus Christ across the United States and Puerto Rico through a multitude of initiatives that focus on discipleship, community, and justice.

American Baptist Churches USA is one of the most diverse Christian denominations today, with over 5,200 local congregations comprised of 1.3 million members, across the United States and Puerto Rico, all engaged in God’s mission around the world.


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