Our Team

Scott Bolinder

Scott Bolinder – Interim Executive Director

Scott Bolinder is a co-founder of the Institute for Bible Reading and served as its first Executive Director from 2016-2021.

He is a veteran publisher engaged for four decades in Christian publishing in executive roles at Christianity Today, Zondervan, and Biblica. While serving as Biblica’s Executive Vice President in 2014, Scott was instrumental in establishing the Institute for Bible Reading. He also currently serves on several non-profit boards: Jerusalem University College, Pine Rest Christian Mental Health Services, and Twelve12: Hope.

Scott has a BA in English Literature from Wheaton College and an MSW from Jane Addams School of Social Work at University of Illinois Chicago. Scott and his wife, Jill, will celebrate 50 years of marriage in 2022 and have three children and six grandchildren. The live in Grand Rapids, MI.

Paul Caminiti

Paul Caminiti – Senior Director, Mobilization

Paul creates opportunities to advance our work through partnerships with like-minded organizations and churches.

He has been a cultural innovator for the Bible for over two decades. As the Bible Publisher at Zondervan and Vice President of Bible Engagement at Biblica, he helped launch The Bible in 90 Days, The Story, and Community Bible Experience. His interviews have appeared in: Newsweek, The New Yorker, USA Today, The New York Times, The Washington Post, and NBC News. Paul currently lives in Grand Rapids, MI.

Glenn Paauw

Glenn Paauw – Senior Fellow

Glenn oversees editorial and content for all IFBR publications and speaks on our behalf in a variety of contexts.

The focus of Glenn’s 30 years in Bible ministry has been publishing, researching, speaking, and writing on the topic of reading and living the Bible well. His book Saving the Bible from Ourselves is available from InterVarsity Press. He is a leader in the development of Reader’s Bibles, most recently Immerse: The Reading Bible for Tyndale House Publishers. Glenn’s education was in philosophy and theology at Calvin College and Seminary. He lives in Palmer Lake, CO.