Christian MARKET Weekly

Mandela praised by faith leaders

Nelson Mandela, who led the abolishment of apartheid in South Africa, died Thursday, Dec. 5. He was the first black to be elected president of South Africa and the first elected in a fully

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Cake maker forced to serve gays

An administrative law court ordered a Colorado baker to bake a cake to celebrate a gay couple’s wedding or face fines, even if it offended his religious beliefs. In a decision Friday, Dec. 6,

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No new releases hurt Black Friday sales

Heavy discounting and increased online shopping pressured Black Friday sales for all retailers, with various reports indicating a 3% decline in overall retail sales. However, Christian stores

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No ruling in Visa/MasterCard lawsuit

A U.S. federal judge delayed final judgment on a proposed settlement of a class-action lawsuit against Visa and MasterCard related to interchange fees. Although the judge had given preliminary

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Payment-card insider warns of abuses

A payment-card industry insider challenged industry leaders to a frank discussion of what is unethical and maybe criminal in the internecine banking industry that manages payment cards and

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Amazon brick-and-mortar pops up

The Wall Street Journal reports Amazon launched a pop-up shop at Westfield San Francisco Centre to display and sell Kindle and Kindle Fire tablets. Additional temporary stores were set up in a

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Hillsong Conference deadline nears

The 2014 Hillsong Conference will be held in New York City Oct. 16-18th at the Theater at Madison Square Garden, presented by Premier Productions. This marks the second year the conference has

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Obamacare site rejects small businesses

According to published reports, the Obama administration has delayed plans for small businesses to sign up for insurance policies using the HealthCare.gov website and instead encourages companies

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Filmmaker Daniel Lusko, on 700 Club

Film writer and director Daniel Lusko will be featured on “The 700 Club” today, Wednesday, Dec 4, to discuss the making of his upcoming political drama, Persecuted., The film releases in spring

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