CBAggregator: Christians in the news

November 19, 2014 / by / 0 Comment

Christian store gets media nod for Christmas Shoe Box effort; Author Evans asks about the role of church in her new book; The Shack is coming to the big screen; Randy Alcorn explores God’s sovereignty; when was Jesus born?; the blush of Christian sex books; and more in this week’s media roundup.

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Christian Writers Guild closes

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You need a program to track all the changes in this shake-up of various author-services companies as The Christian Writers Guild leaves the market and the new The BelieversGroup reorganizes and adds companies to fill the void.

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L.A. Christian bookstore burns

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Ebenezer Book Store in Los Angeles is “a total loss” after fire gutted the building. Storeowner Jaime Flores said he wants to keep the family business in the city’s Westlake, Macarthur Park area. He told

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Free digital music ending

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According to the Wall Street Journal, the music industry is expected to wind down offerings of free digital music, requiring fans to subscribe to music services such as Spotify, Apple Inc.’s Beats Music, Google Inc.’s All Access, etc. as record labels begin

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Holiday shoppers prefer brick-and-mortar

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Enough of the Internet shopping hassle, Christmas shoppers want to shop in a store, according to the Holiday Shopping Study (“Convenience is King”) by 1010data, Inc. The study revealed several reasons why Americans will prefer in-store shopping to online this year, including:

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Care Net hires Mary Chapman

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Care Net hired Christian Industry veteran Mary Chapman to lead its Church Outreach and Engagement Initiative for serving women and men facing unplanned pregnancy decisions. Chapman’s primary responsibilities will be to build

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First Impressions finalists announced

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American Christian Fiction Writers announced the finalists of the 2014 First Impressions contest for unpublished authors. Winners will be announced Dec. 15 and will be given the opportunity to have the first five pages of their manuscript evaluated by an industry professional. See the list of finalists.

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New writers conference launched

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The Munce Group and SuzyQ will run Cecil Murphey’s Writer to Writer conferences, beginning Jan. 16, in conjunction with the Munce Group’s Christian Product Expo in Hershey, PA. Cecil Murphey will

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Family Christian helps widows

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Family Christian has partnered with Widow Connection to raise funds for providing a Thanksgiving luncheon to nearly 200 widows in need. Widows Thanksgiving Praise Luncheons will be held in Chattanooga, TN Nov. 20 and Savannah, GA Nov. 22.

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Precious Moments adds partners

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Precious Moments, Inc. extended licenses to three new partners: Calendar Holdings LLC, PicoCandy, Inc., and Silhouette American, Inc. Non-exclusive licensing agreements are now in effect.

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