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Farewell, Jesus Junk? Christian Retail Finds a Deeper Purpose
With the closing of Family Christian, stores focus on curation and community involvement.
All 240 Family Christian Stores Are Closing
More than 3,000 employees in 36 states will be laid off in the liquidation of one of the world’s largest Christian retailers.
Died: Thomas Oden, Methodist Theologian Who Found Classical Christianity
His contribution to theology: nothing new. And that's what made him famous.
LifeWay Stops Selling Jen Hatmaker Books over LGBT Beliefs
(UPDATE) Hatmaker says she doesn't need to defend her decision.
Crossway Reverses Decision to Make ESV Bible Text Permanent
Amid much public debate, publisher says strategy for a 'stable' Bible was a 'mistake.'
After Tweaking 29 Verses, Bible Translation Becomes Unchanging Word of God
The new permanent ESV echoes the example of the KJV.
Shutting Down: America’s Largest Distributor of Christian Products
Send the Light Distribution was finally felled by Amazon Prime and Family Christian bankruptcy.
Will Christians Read Beth Moore’s First Novel?
Stats show that Christian readers prefer nonfiction. But some are betting that’s going to change.
Died: Gary Smalley, Author Who Helped Christians Make Love Last Forever
Speaker was one of Focus on the Family's favorite experts on marriage and relationships.
Crossway: Why J.I. Packer's Ministry Has Ended
Publisher reveals respected author and speaker is going blind.
The Good News Behind Why Teens Don’t Need a Bible for Christmas
Most practicing Protestant youth already own one—and they’re reading it, according to researchers.
Heaven Tourism Books Pulled from Nearly 200 Christian BookstoresSubscriber Access Only
(UPDATED) LifeWay responds to Southern Baptist resolution on 'the sufficiency of Scripture regarding the afterlife.'
Family Christian Stores Withdraws Bankruptcy PlanSubscriber Access Only
(UPDATED) CEO: "The stewards of the ministry have done this out of love for the mission of Family Christian.'
Dozens of Publishers Sue Bankrupt Family Christian Stores for Their Stuff BackSubscriber Access Only
Meanwhile, creditors object to bankruptcy plan they claim will mainly benefit one man.
America's Largest Christian Bookstore Chain Files for BankruptcySubscriber Access Only
CEO: 'We have carefully and prayerfully considered every option.'
The Top 20 Most-Read Christianity Today Articles of 2014Subscriber Access Only
World Vision's reversal, Kay Warren on son's suicide, 33 Christian leaders under 33, and more.
Jerry B. Jenkins Shuts Down Christian Writers GuildSubscriber Access Only
(UPDATED) After 50 years, effort to train next generation of Christian authors comes to an end.
Not So Convergent: Leading Publisher Separates How Evangelical and Progressive Books Are MadeSubscriber Access Only
WaterBrook Multnomah splits from sister imprint whose 'Gay Christian' book led to NRB resignation.
Why Your Bible Was Made in ChinaSubscriber Access Only
Does it matter that the Good Book is printed where many Christians lack one?
NRB Forces Out WaterBrook Multnomah Publishers Over Sister Imprint's 'Gay Christian' BookSubscriber Access Only
Member employees can't work on 'unbiblical material, regardless of the label.'
Why So Many Christians Wanted a ‘Pagan Brawler’ in the White House
Stephen Mansfield: Why So Many Conservative Christians Wanted a ‘Pagan Brawler’ in the White House
And how their choice of Trump has affected the church since last year’s election.
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