CSB ‘She Reads Truth’ Bible hits 1 million copies

“She Reads Truth” Bible achieved a Platinum Award from the Evangelical Christian Publishers Association (ECPA) for selling more than 1 million copies. Lifeway’s Books and Bibles teams celebrated this significant milestone with Amanda Bible Williams and Raechel Myers, founders of She Reads Truth. “We’re so thankful for our partnership with Raechel, Amanda and the whole […]

S.C. LifeWay stores closing in June

LifeWay Christian Resources is charting a new course in 2019 marking a shift to a digital retail strategy. As part of the transition, LifeWay will close its 170 brick-and-mortar stores in 2019. The Southern Baptist entity will continue to offer a broad selection of resources through LifeWay.com and the LifeWay Customer Service Center. LifeWay also […]

LifeWay Research, Billy Graham center to release study

LifeWay Research and The Billy Graham Center for Evangelism at Wheaton College in Wheaton, Ill., have partnered to “facilitate the advancement of biblically faithful evangelism.” Ed Stetzer, executive director of Nashville-based LifeWay Research, will serve as senior fellow for the evangelism center. During the year-long partnership, Stetzer will consult and lead the center’s Wheaton-based staff […]

Lecrae’s ‘Unashamed’ to be published by B&H

Grammy Award winning hip-hop artist Lecrae has signed a book deal with B&H Publishing Group of LifeWay Christian Resources. Releasing in May 2016, the book will be titled “Unashamed” and will discuss details of his difficult past, including childhood abuse, struggles with drugs and alcoholism, bouts of depression, and a suicide attempt. The book will […]

Social Media: Hashtag Dos & Don’ts for Churches

The hashtag (or # symbol) has become vital for online communication over the last few years. Church and ministry leaders can use it to better engage their target audience and bring a Christian perspective to popular topics on social media. Though the hashtag is now used on a number of social media platforms for similar […]

New research: Americans believe church is good but dying

Although most Americans believe church is on the decline, the overwhelming majority say they find value in attending. A new survey from Nashville-based LifeWay Research reveals an upbeat attitude toward churchgoing. Two-thirds of Americans think attendance is admirable, and nearly 9 in 10 call it acceptable. Only 11 percent consider church useless. Even nonreligious people […]

Mental illness headlines stir pastors to help

Evangelical leaders are increasingly speaking out about mental health issues. Many have begun to open up about their own bouts with depression or a family member’s illness. Last month, The New York Times ran a front page story about pastors breaking the longtime silence around mental illness. The Times story led with the account of […]