CBAggregator: Movies, music, Christian retail, and more

December 17, 2014 / by / 0 Comment

Exodus panned; Lecrae gets Grammy nomination; fiction expands; stores help out; Old Fashioned takes on Fifty Shades; Christian music makes Billboard top songs; faith-finance connection affirmed. 

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Don Gossett passes

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Whitaker House author Don Gossett passed away on Dec. 11 at the age of 85. An author, pastor, evangelist, missionary, and Christian broadcaster for 66 years, Gossett was best known for his books,

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Best BI leads to best decisions

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Vizant Technologies, the nation’s only independent consultancy and advisory firm in the payment card industry, explores the use of business intelligence (BI), analytics, and big data tools in this latest Insight.

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Thanksgiving weekend results up and down

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The Thanksgiving buying season showed both ups and downs for Christian retail, according to the latest numbers from CROSS:SCAN, powered by ParableConnect. While traffic in Parable and CROSS:SCAN-reporting Christian retail stores was down,

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12 Days of Christmas Sale shows success

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Increased traffic, new customers and sales were the results within two days of the fourth annual 12 Days of Christmas Sale, developed by The Parable Group. Participating stores offer

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Carpentree opens new showroom

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Carpentree, Inc. is debuting a new Gift and Wall Décor showroom at America’s Mart this January, where they will be releasing their largest collection of gift products in the company’s history, according to National Sales Director Jordan Hobson.

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CT Best Books announced

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Christianity Today announced the 2015 Book Awards for “books most likely to shape evangelical life, thought, and culture.” See the award-winners in 11 categories, including CT’s Book of the Year.

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Library Journal selects 2014 Best Books

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The Library Journal “Best Of” awards are presented annually to highlight reviewer-selected favorite titles from the past year. As one of eight categories within 2014’s Best Genre Fiction, the Christian Fiction titles include

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Kirkpatrick hits one million mark

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Author Jane Kirkpatrick’s 26 books now total more than one million copies in print. Published with seven different publishers, her novels are mostly set in the American West and have received numerous awards and accolades.

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Gospel artist encourages forgiveness

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Kevin LeVar launched The Forgiveness Campaign with the goal of inspiring one million acts of forgiveness over the Christmas season. Visitors to the campaign website leave testimonies and

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