Tagged with Christian retail

Does the future have a bookshop?

Ian Matthews writes: There has been much lively debate over the last twelve months or so about the future of Christian publishing and, especially, retailing; much of it triggered by the game-changing events in Carlisle. On this blog there has been some heated discussion about the ethics of on-line retailing, local support and what the … Continue reading

New Ways of Being Bookshop

Matt Wardman writes: Following recent posts by Phil Groom about the crisis in the STL Distribution company on the SPCK News Site and here at the Christian Bookshops Blog, I thought I’d run a few reflections up the flagpole. I have no involvement in bookselling, apart from loving and buying books, but, like the Mouse, … Continue reading

Day of Prayer: Today’s the Day!

Today, Friday 4th September 2009, is the UK Christian Retail Day of Prayer. Please see Day of Prayer Gathers Momentum and the Day of Prayer Worksheet (pdf, 98kb) for specific prayer points. Please send feedback and reflections from the day to Joy McIlroy, the Day of Prayer co-ordinator (dayofprayer AT christianbookshops.org.uk) and/or to Amy Boucher Pye (boucherpye … Continue reading

Day of Prayer: One day to go!

The message below was sent out by Joy McIlroy yesterday afternoon, Wednesday 2nd September. My apologies for the delay in posting it here: two days are, of course, now down to one. 2 days to go! This is just a reminder that there are just 2 days until our Day of Prayer for UK Christian … Continue reading