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Written by Jeremy Burns   
Thursday, 27 February 2014 11:51 AM EST

PhilRobertsonCropped-webDuck Dynasty’s Phil Robertson and son Alan Robertson will open CBA’s June 23-25 International Christian Retail Show (ICRS) in Atlanta. Phil Robertson's message during Sunday’s Change a Life festival will focus on the evening’s events and kick off the 65th annual convention.

Author and pastor Kyle Idleman also will speak at the opening ceremony, offering a message about drawing closer to God.

The Celebration Concert Sunday evening will feature Dove-winning artists Tasha Cobbs (EMI Gospel) and Aaron Shust (Centricity Music), as well as the JJ Weeks Band (Inpop Records) and Amber Nelson Thompson (Daywind Records).

Sunday afternoon will include activities to benefit Buckhead Christian Ministry, a coalition of 28 Atlanta churches that providing food, housing support, education and counseling to local homeless and families in crisis.

Donations of food, clothing and cash also will be accepted as an extension of the ICRS Ministry in Action program, which is designed to give back to the show’s host community.

 

In this current issue:

ICRS addresses industry concerns but sees big attendance drop

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Christian retailers gathered with suppliers and distributors at the Orange...

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Integra introduces in-store kiosks to grow wall-art sales

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Interactive technology is redefining the way consumers can shop for...

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Vendors display skill and scripture with new gift items

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Gift vendors at the 2015 International Christian Retail Show displayed...

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General Session panelists ‘hug It out’ after heated exchange

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Tuesday morning's ICRS General Session was supposed to stay focused...

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Don Piper's '90 Minutes in Heaven' draws capacity crowd at ICRS

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Faith-based films were big business at ICRS Orlando, with screenings...

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Film buzz big among retailers, authors and suppliers

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The buzz about films at ICRS took center stage at...

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Study: Christian fiction readers buy, read more books

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Christian fiction readers read more than the national average and...

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Josh McDowell offers charge to church bookstores

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Church bookstore managers and staff and those considering entering the...

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Retailers offer input in new version of children's workshop

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A panel of children’s suppliers and experts told retailers Monday...

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Logos retailers celebrate the power of the book

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Members of the Association of Logos Bookstores have nominated and...

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Graphic novels help stores make 'cultural connection' with fans

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Graphic novels continue to demonstrate tremendous growth potential in the...

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Virtual Storehouse CEO shares tech tools for ministry

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Don Olson, CEO of Virtual Storehouse and Foreign Christian Books focused...

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