Thousands expected at Cathy funeral

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The funeral for Chick-fil-A founder Truett Cathy will be held today at 2 p.m. at First Baptist Jonesboro in Georgia. Thousands of people are expected to attend. Cathy died peacefully early Monday at the age of 93. Read full story and details.

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Arrowhead chalks ICRS wins

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As part of the continuing reinvention of the International Christian Retail Show, CBA has commissioned Arrowhead Conferences and Events to guide development of locations, hotels, and other support for upcoming International Christian Retail Show conventions. Arrowhead already

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ICRS 2015 theme is ‘Expect’

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The 2015 International Christian Retail Show theme “Expect” speaks to faith and anticipation of fulfilling our ministry calling by distributing Christian thought, ideas, and resources that transform lives. Read full story on ICRS 2015.

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ICRS beneficiary celebrates 12 years

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Orlando Children’s Church celebrates 12 years of ministry this month and will be the Ministry in Action benefactor for the 2015 International Christian Retail Show next summer. This will be the second time

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Calling all 2015 VBS programs!

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CBA Retailers+Resources will be featuring 2015 VBS programs in the November issue. To ensure your program is included, complete the following information and return by Sept. 19 to Cathy Ellis, managing editor, at cellis@cbaonline.org:

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B&H Kids acquires Standard titles

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B&H Kids recently acquired 90 children’s titles from Standard Publishing expanding product offerings for preschoolers, teachers, and parents. Some titles will be released in 2015 and some will be redeveloped for releases in 2016 and beyond.

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Dove offers affiliate digital-video sales

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The Dove Foundation’s new digital platform, The Dove Theater, offers same-day streaming, video on demand, and download of Dove-approved films with DVD releases. Retailers may sign on as affiliates, load a player on their website, and receive a percentage of every sale. For example, Skipstone Pictures’ film

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‘The Remaining’ rated family-friendly

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Faith Driven Consumer, which tracks commercial viability of major Hollywood films with Christian audiences, rated the Sony Pictures/Affirm Films new release, The Remaining, a faith-friendly 4 out of 5 stars. The company’s Faith-Friendly Film Ratings are based on five criteria:

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Big-money contests seek screenwriters

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Two screenwriter contests with about $100,000 in cash prizes are open and the deadline to submit entries is Sept. 17. The Kairos Prize for Spiritually Uplifting Screenplays and The Chronos Prize for Inspiring Screenplays by Established Filmmakers seek to find and encourage talent for faith-based filmmaking.

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Bethany House promotes editors

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Bethany House promoted four editorial team members: Raela Schoenherr to fiction acquisitions editor from editorial assistant and editorial associate. Charlene Patterson to senior editor, promoted from fiction acquisitions editor. She will be responsible for line editing, manuscript review, and managing the copyright department. David Long to executive editor

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