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Vote for the best C ­ hristian products Help choose the top products in the Christian Retailing’s Best awards Christian Retailing invites anyone involved in the business of Christian products to vote in the 2013 Christian Retailing’s Best awards. Let your voice be heard by voting online in the awards, formerly known as the Retailers Choice Awards. Introduced in 2001, Christian Retailing’s awards have been increasingly acknowledged as an important way of recognizing some of the most significant new, life-changing products in the industry. In this year’s refreshed program, Christian retailers are now joined by authors, editors, literary agents, distributors, gift designers and others in the Christian products industry to vote for what they think are the best Christian products released in the previous year. Owners and managers of Chris-

  H A R B I N G E R , from 8 interest by many who have been gripped by the uncanny scriptural parallels to what’s happened in current events,” said Tessie DeVore, executive vice president, Charisma House, the book group of Charisma Media. “What makes this milestone even more gratifying is to know that people are

tian retail stores should note that voting is open to all of their

team members, including volunteers. Suppliers have entered their products in a large number of categories for books, Bibles, gifts, music, DVDs and more. Those involved in the industry can vote from

VOTE IN the new Christian Retailing’s Best awards If you’re involved in the Christian products world as a retailer, distributor, publisher, author and more, you are invited to vote in the 2013 Christian Retailing’s Best awards. For more information, please visit www.christianretailingsbest.com.

not only learning about these mysteries, but are also praying for America.” The Harbinger Companion With Study Guide, also from FrontLine, gives the story behind the story, taking readers deeper into the prophecy in the novel. Featuring a 13-week study guide, photos of the actual harbingers, articles, maps and more, the companion work was released Jan. 8.

  B R I D G E - L O G O S , from 8 ers have more than 75 years of combined experience in Christian publishing, and with God’s help, we are keeping up with the current trends in the marketplace. Our goal remains the same as our founders put forth years ago—to publish the changeless

March 1, 2013 to March 31, 2013. To vote, go to www.christianretailingsbest.com and click on the link for the online survey ballot. Products nominated for the 2013 Christian Retailing’s Best awards have been published or newly on sale in stores in 2012, with the exception of nominations in the Backlist category. Voters will be asked to judge nominations on the impact they have had on staff and customers, including their ability to:   speak to people’s hearts and evoke emotion   open people’s minds to new ways of thinking   encourage and affirm Christ-like living. Finalists will be announced April 8, and winners will be announced at the International Christian Retail Show to be held June 23-26 in St. Louis.

Word for a changing world. Meanwhile, Shawn Myers, who previously served as publicist and sales and marketing manager, has been appointed as chief operations officer. Myers “has proven herself to be an extremely valuable employee and leader,” Hildebrand said.

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