Remembering God in a Distracted World: Lucy Mills introduces herself and her book, Forgetful Heart

Remembering God in a Distracted World: Lucy Mills introduces herself and her book, Forgetful Heart

Lucy Mills is another of the many Christian writers I’ve met via ACW, the Association of Christian Writers facebook group, and it’s been a privilege getting to know her via social media, following her on twitter and via her blog as she reflects on what it means to be a follower of Jesus “in a distracted world”. Read on to meet her for yourself… Continue reading

News Roundup: Book Signing in Norwich with Bishop Graham James; Cornerstone Ulverston Commemorate Holocaust Remembrance Day; Evangelical Press Update; and more…

News Roundup: Book Signing in Norwich with Bishop Graham James; Cornerstone Ulverston Commemorate Holocaust Remembrance Day; Evangelical Press Update; and more…

WELCOME to the first UKCBD News Roundup of 2015, with very best wishes for the rest of the year. As usual it’s a mixed bag of news but more good than bad by far; in particular, I’d like to highlight Cornerstone Ulverston‘s window display for Holocaust Memorial Day: is this a first for a Christian bookshop? … Continue reading

Challenges and Changes for CLC UK

Challenges and Changes for CLC UK

IN A PRESS RELEASE ISSUED TODAY, CLC UK have announced a number of operational and personnel changes as they face the possibility of a compulsory purchase order on their wholesale warehouse in Alresford, Hampshire. The changes consist of: A one-­year ecommerce fulfilment agreement with eden.co.uk (Eden Ecommerce Ltd) commencing 1st October 2014. An in-principle decision … Continue reading

Introducing the UKCBD Scottish Counties Index

Introducing the UKCBD Scottish Counties Index

ONE QUESTION that I never saw addressed during Scotland’s independence debate was what would be the implications for the numerous small UK-wide organisations and projects such as this, the UK Christian Bookshops Directory, if the Yes campaigners had won? Whilst the big players were huffing and puffing as they tried to blow one another’s houses … Continue reading

Birmingham to receive a Christian bookselling boost as CLC decide one shop won’t do: Carrs Lane premises to open Weds 6th August

Birmingham to receive a Christian bookselling boost as CLC decide one shop won’t do: Carrs Lane premises to open Weds 6th August

PHIL BURNHAM, CLC National Director, reports: There was a very informative post here in January about Birmingham and it’s worth re-visiting as background: Birmingham: 120 years of Christian bookselling set to continue as CLC prepare to move into former Wesley Owen premises Now zoom forwards to the present, and after a good many delays, most of … Continue reading