Leadership Coach. Mentor. Teacher. Motivational Speaker.
James Baker, Jr., a Red Hook Brooklyn, New York native, is the spiritual leader and founder of Grace and Truth Leadership. He is also a prolifically well-sought after leadership coach, who helps many leaders with their call into purpose and the abundant life. Many leaders and audiences know James Baker Jr. as an agent of change.
He is an avid writer, where daily inspirations are penned to offer counsel to a plethora of followers found on his social media platforms.
His most engaged writings include, Courage Doesn’t Always Roar, Trust is an Honorable Virtue, Did You Know You’re A Candidate for Burnout? Plus, many more. He advocates for reconciliation and redemption through his writings, counsel, and leadership.
As a dynamic prophetic voice in the community, James Baker served as a mentor with Bronx Connect, a faith-based organization that spiritually serves the needs of youthful offenders, and a chaplain with The United Chaplains State of New York.
James is a former spiritual leader of a corporate Bible study for a Fortune 500 Company, where he served a diverse group of employees who attended weekly. He also formerly lectured at the Proverbial New York Theological Seminary as an Adjunct Professor.
He holds a B.S. in Labor Relations & Human Resources, a Masters of Divinity, and a Masters of Religious Education from New York Theological Seminary. James is a devoted husband to Mrs. Robin Baker and a loving father and grandfather.
Consultant Certifications: Diversity & Inclusion ; Church Consultation and Johnny Wimbrey Speaker’s Mastering [expected completion 2019]