Tagged with Christianity

Christianity on the High Street: is there a better way?

OVER THE PAST YEAR OR SO we’ve had numerous conversations and discussions about the future shape of Christian bookselling and retailing. We’ve seen the sad demise of the former SPCK bookshops (a story that’s far from over), the break-up of Wesley Owen following the collapse of STL UK when Biblica overreached itself (for what that cost, … Continue reading

What Would Jesus Steal?

THAT’S THE QUESTION being asked by Ben Myers after reports “from a reliable source” — but dismissed by one of his commenters as urban myth — of thefts of WWJD bracelets from “one of Australia’s big Christian bookstore chains”. It’s a good question: what would Jesus steal? A few lost souls from under the nose … Continue reading

Don’t be Scared of Theology!

Before leaving LST I had the privilege of meeting Derek Bigg, a former LST (or LBC, as it was in those days) student, who called in at the shop to supply me with stock of his book, In Pursuit of the Truth. It’s a book that has emerged out of a lifetime of faithful and … Continue reading

Pauline Books and Media on BBC Songs of Praise

CONGRATULATIONS to Pauline Books & Media on being featured on BBC Songs of Praise on Sunday 10th October. They appear approximately 21 minutes into the programme, introduced by Pam Rhodes, as part of the episode’s focus on St Paul. The programme also features the Rt Revd Tom Wright, former Bishop of Durham and, as most … Continue reading

Day of Prayer #3

TODAY, Friday 3rd September 2010, is our third Day of Prayer for the Christian book and retail trade, and there’s lots to be thankful for as well as to pray for. For details of meetings at various venues around the country, please see the facebook event page; but regardless of where you are — whether on your … Continue reading