Tagged with Christian Bookshops

House on the Rock: New Christian Bookshop Opens in Bury

Christians in Bury, Greater Manchester, had cause to celebrate last week at the Official Opening of The House on the Rock, Bury’s new Christian Bookshop and Café, by the Rt Revd Nigel McCulloch, Bishop of Manchester. The opening ceremony, held on Tuesday March 17th, was attended by representatives from local schools, churches and businesses along with local … Continue reading

Porn Sells

Even in Christian Bookshops. Not directly, I’m sure, and probably not under the counter in brown paper bags either,  though I’m told that when Alan Mann & Steve Chalke’s book The Lost Message of Jesus began to attract controversy, some Christian Bookshops resorted to such measures. Christians are, indeed, a very peculiar people. But what I’m talking … Continue reading

A Further Note about Directory Updates

First of all, my thanks to everyone who has been in touch about out of date UKCBD entries: the updates requested are underway and the focus on updates will continue throughout January/February 2009. Secondly, my apologies to those who have been inconvenienced as a result of out of date entries. It is to you, primarily, that … Continue reading

The Dave Walker Reposts

UKCBD > Christian Book Reviews > Arts & Media > The Dave Walker Reposts The Dave Walker Reposts  May 2006 – July 2008 Dave Walker and Matt Wardman (Ed)  ISBN: (N/A)  The Wardman Wire, 2008 (130pp)  Free Download Category: Arts & Media  Reviewed by: Phil Groom Sometimes things don’t work out as planned, even for highly placed business men and lawyers. Taken … Continue reading

March of the Clones

I’m sure it isn’t really a St Andrew’s Bookshops internet takeover bid, but somehow, looking at these, I can’t help wondering… Books Alive Bookshop Christian Book Centre Cornerstone Book Shop Illuminate Books Manna Christian Centre New Wine Direct Bookshop Tonbridge Christian Book Centre It’s not the “March of the Clones” effect that bothers me so … Continue reading

Christian Bookshops — who needs them?

That, I think, is the essence of the question posed by Eddie Arthur in response to my post about Core Stock yesterday: Why should I buy books from you (or another Christian bookshop) when I can get them from Amazon at a significant discount? Eddie admits to playing devil’s advocate in posing the question, but even … Continue reading