Posted in July 2011

John Stott RIP

THE DEATH OF JOHN STOTT is undoubtedly a massive loss to the world of Christian bookselling and publishing as well as to the wider church. Please feel welcome to post any tributes to him here. Advertisements

Remaining Living Oasis Stores hope to go it alone as Ray George pulls out of Christian retailing

Update, July 29, 2011: Lisa Campbell reports in today’s Bookseller: Living Oasis owner puts chain up for sale INTRIGUING POSSIBILITIES for the remaining Living Oasis stores are opening up as Ray George has advised workers at the Leeds store of his intention “to withdraw from Christian retail”. Writing to prospective supporters via Network Leeds, Karen Spence, … Continue reading

Living Oasis: And so the dream ends…

NEWS EMERGED this weekend of another closure as Living Oasis Manchester reportedly closed its doors for the last time on Saturday, and Leeds has issued a last-ditch shout out for help on facebook, announcing that they are “exploring other options” as Nationwide Christian Trust prepares to withdraw support: The company’s difficulties have been well charted … Continue reading