ATLANTA (BP) -- LifeWay Christian Resources trustees unanimously elected Ben Mandrell as the organization's 10th president during a special-called meeting June 28 in Atlanta.
“Church can no longer simply be an experience to be passively consumed; rather, we are called into the participatory life of a community," wrote C. Christopher Smith in “Reading for the Common Good.” "Reading is a vital practice for helping our churches navigate this shift.”
The reports of a retail apocalypse for Christian bookstores, a phrase borrowed straight from the Bible, is “fake news,” but the kind that could become a self-fulfilling prophecy, believes Greg Squires, the owner of The Parable Group.
NASHVILLE (BP) -- LifeWay Christian Resources is charting a new course in 2019 marking a shift to a digital retail strategy. As part of the transition, LifeWay will close its 170 brick-and-mortar stores in 2019. The number of affected employees was not released today (March
(RNS) — As the Southern Baptist Convention faces a rare leadership vacuum at the top of agencies and seminaries — and has just installed a new mission board president — questions have arisen about whether its statements committing to diversity will be reflected in hiring
NASHVILLE (BP) -- In light of "an accelerated rate of erosion" at "brick-and-mortar" stores, LifeWay Christian Resources President Thom Rainer has announced that some LifeWay stores will be closing. The number of stores to close and the timing of those closures has not been announced.
NASHVILLE (BP) -- Church pews may be full of teenagers, but a study released Tuesday (Jan. 15) suggests college students might be a much rarer sight on Sunday mornings.
Telling teenagers that faith is irrelevant to real life will not keep them from leaving the church. It may hasten their exits.
KANSAS CITY, Mo. (BP) -- Hopefulness for the future of the Southern Baptist Convention in a season of denominational transition was voiced by Thom Rainer,
NASHVILLE (BP) -- LifeWay Christian Resources has been ranked as one of the nation's top employers for women by Forbes magazine.