"As the world emerged from the peak of the COVID-19 pandemic in 2021, Lifeway helped churches regain a sense of normalcy while also equipping them for the future. “Lifeway saw many churches joyfully re-engage in ministry activities in 2021 that had to be sidelined or altered for a season due to the pandemic,” said Ben Mandrell, Lifeway president and CEO. “At the same time, churches are also evaluating their next steps. Throughout this past year, Lifeway has continued to strategically adapt to meet the needs of today’s churches while also positioning them for future ministry.” Continue reading: https://blog.lifeway.com/newsroom/2021/12/20/lifeway-helps-churches-return-to-normalcy-in-2021/
Lifeway recognized on Newsweek’s Best Online Shops 2022 List Lifeway Christian Resources has been recognized on Newsweek’s list of Best Online Shops 2022. Lifeway landed at No. 5 in the category of media (e.g., books, CD, DVD, software). Lifeway CEO Ben Mandrell said the entire organization is excited to be recognized as a top e-commerce site. “This recognition reflects the hard work by our IT and Marketing teams to improve the user experience at Lifeway.com and to refresh our brand. Both of these have been priorities for Lifeway as we focus on the needs of our customers,” Mandrell said. “We know it’s important for church leaders to find just the right resource at the right time in their ministry. “We’ve taken our customers’ feedback and have been making much-needed improvements to our website,” he continued. “We want to do everything we can to make it easy for church leaders to find the ministry resources they need to be more effective in the work they do.”
Lifeway is thrilled to welcome Kimberly Massey aboard as our new Chief Marketing Officer! “Kim brings a wealth of marketing expertise that will be invaluable to Lifeway in this new season of ministry and as we continue to lift up our new brand,” said Lifeway President and CEO Ben Mandrell. “Her proven experience in designing successful digital strategies and in global leadership will be a huge asset to Lifeway.”
God works through prayer, but with so many different needs right now, it is easy to feel overwhelmed by the need that we're unsure of how best to pray. This prayer guide includes seven basic ways to pray amidst the coronavirus pandemic. You could pray a different prayer each day of the week, or pray them all together everyday — whatever works best for you. Let's speak up for those who are most vulnerable and affected by the coronavirus pandemic.
A key element of LifeWay's culture is staying focused on why we do the work we do. One way our employees stay engaged is through Team Huddles. LifeWay President Ben Mandrell values this time for spiritual enrichment and company-wide encouragement.
While we close the doors of LifeWay Christian Stores, we maintain our commitment to providing resources through other channels. "Already, more than 400 independent Christian retailers in 45 states have become authorized LifeWay dealers. LifeWay also sells select resources through established chains such as Walmart, Books A Million and Mardel Christian & Education Stores owned by Hobby Lobby." Visit our blog, http://glassdoor.com/slink.htm?key=vMgMw, to read more about how we are serving customers now.
CentriKid is one of LifeWay's many summer camps, and we are so thankful for the CentriKid team. They work hard every year to share the gospel with thousands of kids. We praise God that 769 kids made a decision to follow Christ this summer! "Therefore, whoever humbles himself like this child—this one is the greatest in the kingdom of heaven. And whoever welcomes one child like this in my name welcomes me." Matthew 18:4 (CSB) http://glassdoor.com/slink.htm?key=vMynd
How do you build a healthy team culture? Janice Bell, director of Customer Service, and Taylor Combs, associate publisher for B&amp;H Publishing, weighed in with some helpful advice from their experience working on their respective teams. 1. Recognize and celebrate contributions and achievements. 2. Lead laterally - position peers to get credit and set them up for success. 3. Lead up - serve your leader in a way that helps them do their job more effectively. 4. Be willing to serve other teams.
“I enjoy that I get to be a customer of our product, too. I love it when I see LifeWay in my personal life. My family, we started a family Bible study. We use LifeWay products. It's not just something that I do for a living. It's a part of my life as well.” - Brittany McFadden, Platform Administrator http://glassdoor.com/slink.htm?key=vMigk
Meet our new CEO, Dr. Ben Mandrell. "When I think about the legacy I want to leave, no person has affected me more than [C.S.] Lewis, who gave his life to changing the way people think about God. LifeWay will not be around on the other side of the trumpet call, but the people who were radically changed by the resources we created shall be." http://glassdoor.com/slink.htm?key=vMEFI