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LifeWay announces budget cuts and staff reductions amid COVID-19
Apr29

LifeWay announces budget cuts and staff reductions amid COVID-19

NASHVILLE, Tenn.—LifeWay Christian Resources is implementing a series of budgetary freezes, cutbacks and staff reductions in response to the economic crisis resulting from the ongoing COVID-19 pandemic. LifeWay CEO Ben Mandrell cited a steep and steady decline of sales since mid-March, as well as uncertainty in the ability to host camps and events this summer as reasons for the actions LifeWay is taking. “LifeWay stands to lose tens...

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Ridgecrest now for sale following special-called meeting of LifeWay trustees
Apr24

Ridgecrest now for sale following special-called meeting of LifeWay trustees

NASHVILLE (BP)—LifeWay Christian Resources trustees have authorized exploring the sale of Ridgecrest Conference Center and Summer Camps in North Carolina despite the conference center and camps operating at a profit in recent years. The trustee board’s executive committee presented the recommendation to the full board during a special-called meeting held virtually and in executive session Thursday, April 23. The board...

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LIFEWAY TRUSTEES: Mandrell announces renewed mission and focus
Feb08

LIFEWAY TRUSTEES: Mandrell announces renewed mission and focus

NASHVILLE (BP)—LifeWay Christian Resources CEO Ben Mandrell unveiled to trustees a new organizational structure and mission statement to align the organization for future ministry and growth. LifeWay experienced a successful transition in closing its brick-and-mortar retail chain in 2019 and saw significant growth in its direct sales channels, Mandrell reported to trustees during their biannual board meeting, Feb. 3-4 in Nashville....

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TRUSTEES: New LifeWay location authorized
Feb05

TRUSTEES: New LifeWay location authorized

NASHVILLE (BP) — Trustees of LifeWay Christian Resources authorized the purchase of land and construction of a new corporate headquarters in Nashville and elected new board officers. In their semiannual meeting, trustees approved a resolution to authorize LifeWay’s administration to purchase property in downtown Nashville for its future headquarters. “This property is not just a location — it’s a new...

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Baptism, worship declines prompt Southern Baptist leaders’ prayers for ‘renewed passion’
May28

Baptism, worship declines prompt Southern Baptist leaders’ prayers for ‘renewed passion’

NASHVILLE (BP) — Southern Baptists experienced growth in the number of churches affiliated with the convention in 2013, while other key measures declined, according to the Annual Church Profile (ACP) compiled by LifeWay Christian Resources in cooperation with Baptist state conventions. The number of churches in the Southern Baptist Convention grew by 91 to 46,125, a 0.2 percent increase over 2012. SBC churches also reported...

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