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Audio Bibles reach the world; drummer shares his story of hope; MercyMe ‘imagines’; Tomlin connects; Skillet handles success; Christian movies challenged; Bible museum brings Holy Land to U.S.; author encourages students; Goff answers readers’ calls; children’s book fills a gap; fiction suspense gets reality check; fiction sales down; WinterJam jams; band cuts concert costs; Christian comedian hits funny bone.

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Supreme Court ruling may revisit online tax fairness

A unanimous U.S. Supreme Court ruling Tuesday may pave the way to reconsider federal online sales-tax collection laws. Ruling on a Colorado case, the court sent a lawsuit by the Direct Marketing Assoc. back to a federal appeals court.

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West Coast Waterfront agreement reached

The Pacific Maritime Association and the International Longshore and Warehouse Union reached a tentative agreement on a new five-year contract for workers at all 29 West Coast ports. The U.S. Secretary of Labor and Federal Mediation and Conciliation Service Deputy Director …

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STL pre-sales on film items strong

Send the Light Distribution’s Director of New Market Development Michael Turner said pre-sales of exclusively licensed products supporting the release of Do You Believe? has been very strong. STL partnered with Pure Flix Entertainment to launch the special product line

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Beginner’s Bible celebrates 25 years

The Beginner’s Bible is celebrating its 25th anniversary. A celebration was hosted by Zonderkidz at the Nashville Zoo on March 3. The children’s Bible was developed in 1984 as Dovetales,

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Faith films celebrated

The 23rd Annual Movieguide Awards Gala and Report to the Entertainment Industry was held on Feb. 6. It was the largest event to date,

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AMEX loses antitrust suit

On Feb. 19, the U.S. Justice Department won its lawsuit against American Express Co., claiming the credit card company’s rules prohibiting businesses from asking customers to use lower-cost credit cards violate antitrust law. American Express was unable to prove its provisions don’t harm competition.

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Christian movie tournament debuts

The First Annual Christian Movie Madness Tournament, hosted by ChristianCinema.com, offers audiences an opportunity to vote for their favorite films in a bracket-style tournament competition. Voting is open now for

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Tyndale and Jeremiah team up on A.D. books

Tyndale House Publishers is partnering with best-selling author and Bible teacher David Jeremiah to produce companion books for NBC’s A.D. The Bible Continues television event, which will continue where last year’s The Bible miniseries left off. The new series, launching this Easter…

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Natalie Grant represents Faithgirlz

Award-winning Christian recording artist Natalie Grant is the new official spokesperson for Zonderkidz’ Faithgirlz brand of books and Bibles. With three girls of her own, Grant identifies with the brand for girls ages 9-12

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Writing contest opens

Submissions are being accepted for the Second Annual Aspiring Authors Writing Contest, sponsored by The Parable Group and WestBow Press. The top 10 finalists will be announced

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Women’s conference connects

Mason Jar Productions and Heart to Home Ministry hosted its first Heart to Home Conference on Feb. 6-7 in Monroe, LA for more than 2,000 attendees. More than 40 churches also participated via simulcast. The conference featured Heart to Home founder Dr. Joneal Kirby, as well as the women of Duck Commander,…

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Pelican offers free e-books for Lent

Pelican Book Group is making its entire current e-book catalog free to all readers during the Lenten season, from Feb. 18 – April 2. Included are all of Pelican’s current non-subscription e-book releases, including those from its White Rose Publishing, Harbourlight Books, and Watershed Books imprints.

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Music festivals see improvements

Creation Festivals partners and executive producers Harry Thomas and Troy Duhon are adding upgrades and making improvements for festival attendees. Four of the largest outdoor Christian music festivals in the country will implement

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Books & Bibles

Pelican offers free e-books for Lent

March 04, 2015 / by / 0 Comment

Pelican Book Group is making its entire current e-book catalog free to all readers during the Lenten season, from Feb. 18 – April 2. Included are all of Pelican’s current non-subscription e-book releases, including those from its White Rose Publishing, Harbourlight Books, and Watershed Books imprints.

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Swap out Fifty Shades

January 29, 2015 / by / 0 Comment

Readers interested in exploring biblical answers to bondage and love are encouraged to mail in their copy of Fifty Shades of Grey in exchange for a free copy of Pulling Back the Shades (Moody Publishers), by Juli Slattery and Dannah Gresh,

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WaterBrook signs Ebola survivor

January 29, 2015 / by / 0 Comment

Dr. Kent Brantly, the first American Ebola survivor, and his wife Amber have signed a book deal with WaterBrook Multnomah Publishing Group. The book is scheduled for release this summer to coincide with the one-year anniversary of the Ebola outbreak in West Africa.

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CBAggregator: Movies, musicians, books, and more

December 23, 2014 / by / 0 Comment

Faith films return to theaters; Winter Jam seeks landmark year; Denise Hunter celebrates 25th book; top biblical movies highlighted; Christian musicians express their faith; Christian store owner contributes to special exhibit; Richard Newberry wins aspiring writer award.

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