Tagged with Christianity

Love Wins: Hell’s Bell Still Ringing

Don’t want to comment here? Join the conversation on facebook instead (or as well…). LOVE HIM OR HATE HIM, there’s no disputing Rob Bell’s growing influence as a spokesperson for a more open Christianity, a Christianity that sees open doors and opportunities in place of the obstacles and obnoxiousness that seems to pervade much of … Continue reading

News Roundup: Baker Academic move to SPCK | Hodder titles now available from IVP | Letchworth Christian Bookshop hold Bible Reading Marathon | Living Oasis Phase 2 Openings Delayed | and more…

Baker Academic move to SPCK Hodder titles now available from IVP Letchworth Christian Bookshop hold Bible Reading Marathon Living Oasis Phase 2 Openings Delayed Unicorn Tree Books flood claim declined Web Shops for Churches Women in Christian Publishing Inaugural Event Baker Academic move to SPCK AS ANNOUNCED IN DECMBER LAST YEAR following their acquisition of 200 … Continue reading

News Roundup: 3 for 2 on Commentaries at Eden | Christian Focus enters the Blogosphere | Easter with IVP | Living Oasis: Where is the humanity? | St Andrew Press now with NBM

3 for 2 on Commentaries at Eden Christian Focus enters the Blogosphere Easter with IVP Living Oasis: Where is the humanity? Newcastle Cathedral Gift Shop Closure St Andrew Press now with Norwich Books & Music GOT NEWS? If you have news you’d like to see included in the next News Roundup, please get in touch. 3 for … Continue reading

Bible Translation: Does getting it right matter?

IT’S HARD TO MISS THE FACT that this year, 2011, marks the 400th Anniversary of the King James Version of the Bible, the Bible translation that sparked a revolution in giving ordinary people access to the Bible in their own language — provided, of course, that their language was English; but around the world there … Continue reading

News Roundup: Celebrating 10 Years Online | Commentaries Sale at Wesley Owen | More Shops Seeking New Owners | More Than Another Day of Prayer | New Blog for Caritas Music

Celebrating 10 Years Online Commentaries Sale at Wesley Owen More Shops Seeking New Owners More Than Another Day of Prayer New Blog for Caritas Music GOT NEWS? If you have news you’d like to share about your shop or staff, please leave a comment or contact me direct to be included in the next News Roundup… … Continue reading

Lent Reading and more from St Mark’s Press

LENT IS ALMOST UPON US, starting 9th March this year: are you ready? Are your customers ready? As always, there’s a lot of material out there, but here’s one you may have missed: Mark in 40 Days, from St Mark’s Press. St Mark’s Press are a relatively new Christian publisher based in Bedfordshire, last featured … Continue reading

News Roundup: Bridge Books, Exeter, for sale | Christian Resources, Leicester, on the move | Durham Cathedral (Book)shop downsizing? | Living Oasis, Aberdeen, closing down

Don’t want to comment here? Join the conversation on facebook instead… WE LIVE IN AN ERA OF CONTINUOUS CHANGE, it seems: some good, some hopeful, some odd, some sad. Not necessarily in that order:  Bridge Books, Exeter, for sale Christian Resources, Leicester, on the move Durham Cathedral (Book)shop downsizing? Living Oasis, Aberdeen, closing down Bridge … Continue reading

A Christian Bookseller’s Prayer

Adapted with kind permission from One Bookstore Owner’s Prayer: Dear Lord, When we started out it all seemed so easy. You opened doors and directed our paths. We saw your hand in everything in those early days. We have our victory stories. But now it’s different. Changing market conditions and rising costs are closing in on us. … Continue reading