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Thom Rainer: LifeWay faces 'hinge moments' PDF Print E-mail
Written by Taylor Berglund   
Thursday, 27 August 2015 03:46 PM EDT

Lifeway-buildingLifeWay Christian Resources is facing "hinge moments" and decisions that will propel the organization in one direction or another, President Thom Rainer told trustees during the board's Aug. 24-25 meeting.

"We are about to walk through some open doors as these hinge moments are now before us," Rainer said. "And I think we are about to see some incredible days at LifeWay."

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Parable Group, InspireHub help churches PDF Print E-mail
Written by Taylor Berglund   
Thursday, 27 August 2015 03:34 PM EDT

ParableGroupLogoThe Parable Group has partnered with InspireHub Inc. to reach churches and Christian nonprofits across the U.S. The two companies hope to help Christian groups engage their audiences more effectively via mobile apps.

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Ingram hires two new executives PDF Print E-mail
Written by Taylor Berglund   
Thursday, 27 August 2015 01:59 PM EDT

ingramexecsIngram Content Group hired two new executives last week, Margaret Harrison and Ed Spade. Harrison will be the director of product metadata, while Spade takes on the role of senior content acquisition manager.

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Virginia shooting ‘frightening’ for Christian retailer PDF Print E-mail
Written by Christine D. Johnson   
Wednesday, 26 August 2015 02:21 PM EDT

WDBJ7-alison-adamOne local Christian retailer experienced “a frightening morning” early Wednesday when a man shot to death a reporter and cameraman from Roanoke, Virginia, station WDBJ7. The incident occurred about 2 miles from Lighthouse Gifts & Books in Hardy, Virginia, prompting a lockdown in the area while the suspect was found.

Scott Gabrielson, owner of the Lighthouse store in Hardy, Virginia, and Church Mart Christian Resource Center in Rocky Mount, Virginia, which was farther from the scene, said it was “a frightening scenario where everybody was staying in and under lockdown.”

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Publisher expects Message Bible to reach young Catholics PDF Print E-mail
Written by Taylor Berglund   
Monday, 24 August 2015 03:42 PM EDT

the-message-catholic-editionACTA Publications and Tyndale House Publishers have partnered together and plan to bring The Message: Catholic/Ecumenical Edition to diverse audiences through multiple new products. In an interview with the Catholic Bibles Blog, ACTA President and Co-Publisher Greg Pierce said Catholics have been drawn to the Message Bible.

Pierce said The Message: Catholic/Ecumenical Edition has appealed to Protestants as well as Catholics. Many Protestants have purchased the Catholic edition in order to read the Deuterocanonical books in the version's modern style. The Catholic edition also has been distributed in the Asian and African markets.

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HarperCollins Christian promotes new publisher PDF Print E-mail
Written by Taylor Berglund   
Monday, 24 August 2015 03:05 PM EDT

leeeric-fesko-webHarperCollins Christian Publishing announced today the promotion of LeeEric Fesko to associate publisher for special imprints in the Thomas Nelson trade book division. These imprints include the (Max) Lucado brand, Leadership Network: NEXT and others in development.

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Kingstone releases Christian comics app PDF Print E-mail
Written by Taylor Berglund   
Monday, 24 August 2015 02:51 PM EDT

kingstone-bible-coverKingstone Media announced today the launch of a new Kingstone Comics app. The company’s signature product, The Kingstone Bible, is beginning to release on Android and Apple devices worldwide.

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Erica Campbell, Sadie Robertson to host Dove Awards PDF Print E-mail
Written by Taylor Berglund   
Monday, 24 August 2015 02:33 PM EDT

dove-awards-46th-logoThe Gospel Music Association (GMA) announced today that five-time GRAMMY winner Erica Campbell and best-selling author Sadie Robertson will co-host the 46th Annual GMA Dove Awards.

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