Industry News

Court OKs FCS interim financing

The bankruptcy court overseeing the Family Christian Stores reorganization plan paved the way for a final sale in August by approving $6 million in operational financing and other plan revisions.

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CBAggregator: Christian books, studies, music, movies, and more.

Christian music gains popularity; AD releases on DVD; combined products reach Millennials; and much more.

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Anchor Teams With Bridge-Logos

Anchor Distributors and Bridge-Logos are teaming together to distribute Bridge-Logos products. The partnership will help to get products out quicker and more efficiently; some out of print or backlisted books will be available again. If all

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Southern Writers Showcases Best Covers

Southern Writers Magazine has named winners of its annual Best Covers Contest, an event that allows magazine readers to vote on their favorite book covers. Several covers were selected for their

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INCM Chooses Official Bible Translation

The International Network of Children’s Ministry (INCM) chose the International Children’s Bible (ICB), the first Bible specifically translated for children, as its official translation. This action is the result of a partnership with

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Christian Product Expo Happening Soon

The Christian Product Expo (CPE) is September 20-22, at the Embassy Suites in Murfreesboro, TN. This event is geared toward encouraging and helping independent Christian retailers and vendors through training and engagement with other

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Lose Something at ICRS?

If you lost an item at ICRS 2015, please contact CBA at info@cbaonline.org and let us know what the item is. We brought all the turned in lost items back to our office and would be

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Invite War Room’s Cast to Your Church

Hosting a War Room event for your church could mean hosting a cast member from the movie as well. Cast members Alex Kendrick, Stephen Kendrick, T.C. Stallings, Alena Pitts, Ben Davies, Karen Abercrombie, and

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Colton Dixon and Above the Fall Perform

Above the Fall, a pop/rock newcomer, opened for Colton Dixon at Vine Fest 2015, performing songs from their new album, Rise & Fall. Vine Fest is a music festival, which was held this year at

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Tommy Nelson Hires Senior Marketing Director

Thomas Nelson has promoted AnnJanette Toth to senior marketing director for children’s books and Tommy Nelson Kids. Toth previously worked in the music industry alongside artists like Amy Grant, Bill Gaither, The Oak Ridge Boys, and

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Baker Welcomes New Employees

Baker Publishing Group has hired Louis McBride as publicist, and Christina Jasko as a textbook specialist. McBride previously served 15 years with the Baker Book House retail division, and Jasko previously worked for four years as

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FCS seeks consignment settlement

FCS asked a bankruptcy court to expedite and approve a settlement over about $20 million in consignment inventory it holds to avoid more legal costs and ready for a pending sale next month.

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Outcry Tour Begins

The Outcry tour begins the first of 12 nights of worship on Friday, July 24 in Chicago, IL. Worship artists like Hillsong UNITED, Kari Jobe, Trip Lee, Crowder, Bethel Music, and more will

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CBAggregator: Christian movies, festivals, celebrities, concerts, and more.

Festivals see high attendance rates; Christian artists spread the good news; baseball player shares testimony; and much more.

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Books & Bibles

LifeWay drops ‘heaven’

April 10, 2015 / by / 0 Comment

Based on LifeWay’s new structure and direction (identified as One LifeWay), the chain decided to stop carrying heaven visitation resources in their 180 stores – including the best-selling 90 Minutes in Heaven (Baker Publishing Group), Heaven Is For Real (Thomas Nelson), and others.

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Church curriculum goes digital

April 10, 2015 / by / 0 Comment

Disciplr, a digital platform developed by David C Cook and HelloMogo, Inc. for churches to customize their curriculum plans, is scheduled to launch in June. Disciplr is designed to give churches choice and accessibility to Gospel Light, David C Cook, and other …

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NIV website wins top award

April 10, 2015 / by / 0 Comment

Verve Marketing Group, in a collaborative effort with HarperCollins Christian Publishing, was awarded the top category award for the NIV Bible website in the Internet Advertising Awards (IAC) competition. Verve is a creative and strategic marketing communications agency…

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Cult reference reaches milestone

April 10, 2015 / by / 0 Comment

The Kingdom of the Cults (Bethany House) by Walter Martin and edited by Ravi Zacharias reached a sales milestone of one million copies sold. Originally published in 1965, The Kingdom of the Cults was completely revised and updated in 2003.

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