Lindsey Nobles

Director of Corporate Communications

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(Nashville, Tenn.) Thomas Nelson, Inc. announced today that they received “Church Bookstore” Vendor of the Year. The award was granted at The Gathering at Southeast Christian Church in Louisville, Kentucky, in recognition of outstanding service in the development of Christian retail in the local church.

"Thomas Nelson is committed to both the church and the church bookstores that assist their members,” said Tom Knight, Thomas Nelson’s Senior Vice President of Christian Retail Sales and Ministry Development Group. 

 “We are extremely pleased to accept this acknowledgement that our efforts to serve church bookstores are being well received."

"It is always to fun to see who our Regional Directors and past winners nominate to win these special awards.  In this case – Thomas Nelson was selected as this years Vendor of the Year because of the relationships they have built in serving church based retailers,” said Dave Condiff, Publisher of The Church Bookstore.  “The programs, the products, and the staff that connect with church based stores made Thomas Nelson Publishers a clear choice in this years nominations.  So we salute the entire team at Thomas Nelson Publishers for the innovative and aggressive way they serve the church retailer."  

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