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What happened to LifeWay Christian Stores?

What happened to LifeWay Christian Stores?

LifeWay Christian Store, the retail arm of the Southern Baptist Convention’s publishing company, plans to close all 172 of its outlets by the end of 2019. LifeWay Christian Stores plans to close all of its locations by end of the year and move all of the company’s retailing online.

Is LifeWay going out of business?

As we began to assess the future of Lifeway’s brick-and-mortar presence, it became clear a retail chain of any size was unsustainable. Lifeway’s Executive Leadership Team, with full support of the trustees, made the final decision in March 2019.

What happened to Family Christian bookstores?

Originally a retail chain, by 2008, it was the world’s largest Christian focused retailer. In 2013, the chain transitioned to a non-profit before filing for bankruptcy in 2015, closing all stores in 2017 and returning as a web retailer in 2019.

Who owns Lifeway Bookstores?

Southern Baptist Convention
LifeWay Christian Resources

Type Religious non-profit organization
Key people Ben Mandrell (Current President, and CEO) Thom S. Rainer, former President and CEO (2005–2019)
Number of employees 4,000
Parent Southern Baptist Convention
Divisions Five; see article

Who bought Lifeway?

The new owners of the nine-story building are two investment firms: Rubicon Equities, based in Nashville, and Meritage Group LP, based in San Francisco. Lifeway will continue to occupy a portion of the building over the near term until it determines a location for its new space.

Who bought Lifeway building?

Nashville-based Rubicon Equities and San Francisco-based Meritage Group LP now own the nine-story building in Nashville’s Capitol View neighborhood. The sale has been in the works since 2019, after the nonprofit publisher determined through a study that Lifeway was occupying only 60% of the building on a daily basis.

Does Hobby Lobby sell Bible covers?

This beautiful Bible features a soft cover with dark brown woodgrain detail along the spine and corners, gilt-edged pages, and a ribbon marker. Complete with a one-year Bible reading plan, celebrate the Lord’s promises and grow stronger in your faith day after day. Details: Binding: Imitation Leather Bound.

Is Lifeway legit?

Lifeway Christian Resources has an overall rating of 3.8 out of 5, based on over 454 reviews left anonymously by employees.

What denomination is Lifeway?

the Southern Baptist Convention
An entity of the Southern Baptist Convention, Lifeway is a religious nonprofit organization that receives no funding from the denomination and reinvests income above operating expenses in mission work and other ministries around the world.

Where is Lifeway headquarters located?

Nashville, TNLifeWay Christian Resources / Headquarters

Who is the head of Lifeway?

Ben Mandrell (Jun 28, 2019–)LifeWay Christian Resources / CEO
Ben Mandrell, a Southern Baptist pastor who had led churches in Tennessee and Colorado, was elected the 10th president and CEO of LifeWay in June, 2019.