CCM trailblazer Billy Ray Hearn passes

April 23, 2015 / by / 0 Comment

Contemporary Christian Music pioneer Billy Ray Hearn died last week, leaving a creative legacy that has changed church culture and community.

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Beware ICRS hotel scams

April 22, 2015 / by / 0 Comment

Housing and convention registration for CBA’s International Christian Retail Show in Orlando, FL June 28-July1 is in full swing. CBA has negotiated lower-cost hotels for exhibitors and attendees, which are only available through the International Christian Retail Show website.

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CBA Relocating to new offices

March 12, 2015 / by / 0 Comment

COLORADO SPRINGS, CO – CBA, the Association for Christian Retail, is moving to new headquarters offices with the address change effective March 16.

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Are you putting the power of story to work for you?

January 29, 2015 / by / 0 Comment

Storytelling is much more than entertainment – it’s an effective tool for shaping decisions and making emotional connections. How well are you using stories to tell THE Story?

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February 2015 Best-Seller Lists

January 22, 2015 / by / 0 Comment

The CBA Best-Seller and category top-seller lists are compiled from actual sales in Christian stores as reported through CROSS:SCAN, powered by parableCONNECT. All rights reserved. In order that our retail members may better utilize the Best Sellers Lists, CBA is now providing ISBNs/UPCs on all of the lists, with the exception of Bible lists.

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Tyndale issues statement responding to The Boy Who Came Back from Heaven controversy

January 22, 2015 / by / 0 Comment

Tyndale House Publishers was saddened to hear that Alex Malarkay, the six-year-old boy whose experience was published in their 2010 release The Boy Who Came Back from Heaven, is now saying that he made up the story

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CBA members still receive shipping discounts

January 22, 2015 / by / 0 Comment

Current CBA members who enjoy the benefits and discounts offered exclusively through the CBA partnership with Siriani Shipping Solutions erroneously received a notification that their discounts would no longer be honored, as FedEx is terminating its support of association alliances. The fact is that

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Crouch’s life celebrated

January 14, 2015 / by / 0 Comment

Seven-time GRAMMY-award winning gospel music legend Andrae Crouch died Jan. 8 at Northridge Hospital Medical Center in the Los Angeles area. He was 72. During a musical career that spanned more than 50 years,

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CBAggregator: The Bible, movies, music, authors, and more

January 07, 2015 / by / 0 Comment

Best Christian films revealed; for KING & COUNTRY lauded; World creates a stir; Bible movies on the rise; K-LOVE tour packs venues; MercyMe song named best ever; the Bible goes under attack; Jen Hatmaker shares adoption story; Exodus disappoints; HCCP plays Santa; Deeper Well broadens definition of Christian music; Bible movies questioned; Jewish restorer helps churches and Christian stores; Dollywood goes gospel; Bibles among most stolen; books about Jesus court controversy; Fanny Crosby honored; Battistelli appeals to all; Sandi Patty tours with children.

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Happy New Year!

December 31, 2014 / by / 0 Comment

The CBA staff wishes each of you a New Year filled with the joy, peace, and provision only found in Jesus Christ. We pray for our members regularly, and are here to support you however we can. Please let us know

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