Category Archives: Misc

The Deep End

Hey, everyone! I wanted to take a minute to thank everyone who’s stuck with this blog through staff transition and months of inactivity. We appreciate you. Here at the store, our mission is “To equip the Church to live and … Continue reading

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Introducing Baker’s New Academic Buyer

If you’ve been in the store recently you’ve probably noticed some new faces among the staff. One of those staff, Christopher Cuffman, is also the new face on this blog. Here’s a little bit about him: Louis: Tell us a … Continue reading

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Baker Book House at the 2016 Church Ministries Conference in Grand Rapids

This weekend, staring today, we are delighted to host a table at the 2016 Church Ministries Conference here in Grand Rapids. This is one of our favorite annual conferences and we’ve developed some very strong relationships with people that we … Continue reading

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What do Scholars think of “Foxes Book of Martyrs”?

It’s been years since I’ve read the classic Foxes Book of Martyrs. In a recent interview with Bryan Litfin the subject of this book came up and I found his response very interesting. Here’s what he said: “Unfortunately, that famous … Continue reading

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Beware of Fool’s Gold in “Golden Nuggets” From the Greek

We’ve all heard some “golden nuggets” from the Greek (or Hebrew) given by pastors or found in study guides or commentaries. We should be careful that the gold in the golden nugget is not fool’s gold. Consider this discussion in … Continue reading

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The Shift to Preference Driven Church

In his new book, I Will, (B&H Publishing Group) Thom Rainer charts some of the reasons for what he terms the “terrible shift to the preference driven church.” These are some challenging words. “I can’t put a specific date on … Continue reading

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My Last Day

After 15 wonderful years in Christian retail I am finally moving on to a new chapter in my life. Starting Monday I will be a publicist for Baker Academic and Brazos Press. I’ve learned a lot while in the retail … Continue reading

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