CBAggregator: The Bible, films, music, best sellers, authors, and more

January 22, 2015 / by / 0 Comment

Bible study researches gender roles; Killing Jesus examined; Christian artists go mainstream and engage the culture; long-time bestseller helps cynic; Graham’s impact on Zamperini; Elvis ‘sighted’ at Winter Jam; Unbroken respects hero’s faith; Christian rap grows; Al Green plans new album; Tomczak comes under fire; ‘buying bestseller’ debated; author supports literacy.

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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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RBC changes name

January 22, 2015 / by / 0 Comment

RBC Ministries has adopted the name of its flagship publication, Our Daily Bread, as the company’s new name, Our Daily Bread Ministries. Non-English speaking affiliates around the world will operate under the local language equivalent of the Our Daily Bread name.

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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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Vyrso proclaims Top 15 in 2015

January 22, 2015 / by / 0 Comment

Christian e-book provider Vyrso announced their list of the top 15 authors to watch in 2015. Included are Jessica Turner, Tony Merida, Lara Casey, Matt Chandler, Sauna Niequist, Emily Freeman, Josh McDowell,

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K-LOVE announces award nominees and new TV channel

January 22, 2015 / by / 0 Comment

K-LOVE released the nominees for the third annual K-LOVE Fan Awards, the winners of which will be announced at the awards show on May 31 at the Grand Ole Opry House. Australian duo, for KING & COUNTRY and Newsboys led the nominations,

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Amazon makes movies

January 22, 2015 / by / 0 Comment

Amazon Studios will begin to produce and acquire original movies for both theatrical release and early distribution through Amazon Prime Instant Video. Amazon Original Movies are planned to premier on

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Carpentree supports Old Fashioned

January 22, 2015 / by / 0 Comment

Carpentree Inc. is releasing four new canvases that support the message of the film Old Fashioned (Skoche Films), in theaters on Valentine’s Day. (See interview with writer/director/actor Rik Swartzwelder in the Feb. issue of CBA Retailers+Resources, page 36). Each item

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Parable stores get December lift

January 22, 2015 / by / 0 Comment

According to The Parable Group, retail partner stores saw a 3% lift in Dec. 2014 sales, over Dec. 2013, and a 19% sales increase for the week ending Dec. 27 over the same week in 2013.

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Sundance hosts faith film event

January 22, 2015 / by / 0 Comment

Gray Media will present a “Faith in Film” panel at the Sundance Festival on Jan. 29 at the Filmmaker Lodge. The panel will open with a one-on-one with producer and president/CEO of Franklin Entertainment, Devon Franklin,

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