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February 26, 2015 / by / 0 Comment

Film raises funds; Gokey’s loss strengthens his faith; Destiny Image cancels contract; Cameron razzed; Tomlin applauded; Grant promotes new album; Skillet reaches diverse audience; A.D. miniseries previewed; evangelist author tours; Costner portrays Christian coach; Newsboys go on tour;…

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West Coast Waterfront agreement reached

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The Pacific Maritime Association and the International Longshore and Warehouse Union reached a tentative agreement on a new five-year contract for workers at all 29 West Coast ports. The U.S. Secretary of Labor and Federal Mediation and Conciliation Service Deputy Director …

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AMEX loses antitrust suit

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On Feb. 19, the U.S. Justice Department won its lawsuit against American Express Co., claiming the credit card company’s rules prohibiting businesses from asking customers to use lower-cost credit cards violate antitrust law. American Express was unable to prove its provisions don’t harm competition.

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Tyndale and Jeremiah team up on A.D. books

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Tyndale House Publishers is partnering with best-selling author and Bible teacher David Jeremiah to produce companion books for NBC’s A.D. The Bible Continues television event, which will continue where last year’s The Bible miniseries left off. The new series, launching this Easter…

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Women’s conference connects

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Mason Jar Productions and Heart to Home Ministry hosted its first Heart to Home Conference on Feb. 6-7 in Monroe, LA for more than 2,000 attendees. More than 40 churches also participated via simulcast. The conference featured Heart to Home founder Dr. Joneal Kirby, as well as the women of Duck Commander,…

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Pelican offers free e-books for Lent

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Pelican Book Group is making its entire current e-book catalog free to all readers during the Lenten season, from Feb. 18 – April 2. Included are all of Pelican’s current non-subscription e-book releases, including those from its White Rose Publishing, Harbourlight Books, and Watershed Books imprints.

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Tree63 launches Kickstarter campaign

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Award-winning Christian rock band Tree63 launched a Kickstarter campaign for its seventh full-length album, following a seven-year hiatus. The album is expected to release this summer. The band formed in 1996, won a Dove Award in 2001 for Rock Album of the Year,

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Pure Flix hires COO

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Steve Fedyski is the new chief operating officer for Pure Flix Entertainment. He will be responsible for overseeing day-to-day operations, developing the company’s offerings, and driving global revenue growth. Prior to coming to Pure Flix, Fedyski was president and CEO for Pinnacle Forum.

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Cook expands leadership

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David C Cook hired Tim MacDonald to fill the newly created position of Chief Advancement Officer. He will begin on March 2 and report directly to CEO Cris Doornbos. MacDonald will be responsible for creating, documenting, and executing a five-year donor development plan to message the mission …

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Crider rejoins Cook

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Alice Crider is David C Cook’s new senior acquisitions and development editor, joining the book team on Feb. 10. She returns to Cook, where her Christian publishing career began in 1999, after working for Alive Communications, WaterBrook Publishing, and WordServe Literary Group.

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