|‘Duck Dynasty’ stars, Kyle Idleman to launch ICRS|
|Written by Jeremy Burns|
|Thursday, 27 February 2014 11:51 AM America/New_York|
Duck 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.