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America's Last Significant Christian Bookstore Chain, LifeWay is Shutting Its Doors

Yesterday, Religion News Service reported:

LifeWay Christian Resources announced Wednesday (March 20) it will close all 170 of its brick-and-mortar stores this year.

That comes as LifeWay, the publishing arm of the Southern Baptist Convention, shifts its resources online.

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Christianity

The Briefing: Pro-life rally in Springfield; legal win for ministers’ housing allowance

Pro-life organizations urge advocates to visit lawmakers this week
As Illinois lawmakers consider abortion legislation one lobbyist called “more extreme than New York’s,” pro-life advocates will be in Springfield… 331 more words

Briefing

The Briefing: How to spot a ‘spiritually vibrant’ household

Who’s at your table?
A new Barna study found one-fourth of households with practicing Christians are “spiritually vibrant,” meaning families pray and read the Bible together, talk about God regularly, and open their doors to non-family guests. 290 more words

Briefing

Ultimately, it’s a local church decision

By Eric Reed

“It’s just the Wild West out there right now,” a colleague declared of the Twitterverse, as Baptists registered their opinions on new reports of sexual abuse and the failure of Southern Baptists to stop perpetrators’ movement among churches. 602 more words

Commentary

The Briefing: Churches investigated over perceived disregard for sexual abuse

SBC workgroup clears 6 churches, says 3 warrant further inquiry
During a Feb. 18 report in Nashville, Southern Baptist Convention President J.D. Greear named 10 Southern Baptist churches… 338 more words

Briefing

'If We Don't Get This Right, Our Churches Will Not Be a Safe Place for the Lost': Southern Baptists at Crossroads over Sexual Abuse

‘If We Don’t Get This Right, Our Churches Will Not Be a Safe Place for the Lost’: Southern Baptists at Crossroads over Sexual Abuse

02-19-2019. CBN. 473 more words

Update Of Lawlessness And Violence

Sexual Abuse in the Southern Baptist Convention

Some people may call it a hit piece.

When I worked at paint store a few years ago, a popular magazine about consumer purchases wrote an article that exposed the company I worked for. 830 more words

Theology