Baker Publishing Group Titles Receive Outreach Magazine's Resource of the Year Awards

Grand Rapids, Mich. (March 4, 2013) – Four Baker Publishing Group books were named winners in Outreach Magazine’s Resource of the Year (ORY) Awards. Winners were published in the March/April issue.

Winners included:

  • The Space Between: A Christian Engagement with the Built Environment by Eric O. Jacobsen (ISBN: 9780801039089; ebook ISBN: 9781441238696; $22.99; Baker Academic) in the Culture category.

  • Serving God Globally: Finding Your Place in International Development by Roland Hoksbergen (ISBN: 9780801039843; ebook ISBN: 9781441238757; $21.99; Baker Academic) in the Global Outreach category.

  • The Art of Neighboring: Building Genuine Relationships Right Outside Your Door by Jay Pathak and Dave Runyon (ISBN: 9780801014598; ebook ISBN: 9781441238474; $14.99; Baker Books) in the Missional Living category.

  • The Jesus Survey: What Christian Teens Really Believe and Why by Mike Nappa (ISBN: 9780801014444; ebook ISBN: 9781441235817; $15.99; Baker Books) in the Youth category.

The ORY Awards are in their tenth consecutive year. Nearly 160 resources published between Nov. 1, 2011, and Oct. 31, 2012, were submitted to Outreach for consideration. Outreach editors narrowed the field to 111 and placed them in categories.

Baker Publishing Group publishes high-quality writings that represent historic Christianity and serve the diverse interests and concerns of evangelical readers. Founded in 1939, today Baker Publishing Group is composed of six divisions, each reflecting a unique segment of Christian publishing. These divisions are Bethany House Publishers, Revell, Baker Books, Baker Academic, Chosen Books and Brazos Press. Baker Publishing Group is also the exclusive publisher of GOD'S WORD® Translation. Based in Grand Rapids, Mich., Baker Publishing Group is one of the world’s largest publishers of Christian books. For more information, please visit

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