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  • Chick-fil-A founder's legacy seen in daughter's new book

    by Diana Chandler, posted Friday, January 11, 2019 (4 days ago)

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    ATLANTA (BP) -- Mountains fascinate Trudy Cathy White, from the mountaintop outside her childhood home where parents Jeannette and Truett Cathy of Chick-fil-A fame led family Bible studies to the rough spiritual mountains that have tried her faith.

    White, a Christian entrepreneur, speaker and former International Mission Board missionary, offers wisdom from personal mountaintops in a new book, "Climb Every Mountain: Finding God Faithful in the Journey of Life."

    She and husband John built their home on that childhood mountaintop in suburban Atlanta, reared four children and completed a 10-year stint near Sugarloaf Mountain in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil, as IMB missionaries. Today, two Gospel-centered ministries the couple co-founded, LifeShape and Impact 360 Institute, improve the lives of children and adults internationally. Read More

  • Chick-fil-A to New York: 'no political agenda'

    by Diana Chandler, posted Tuesday, May 10, 2016 (2 years ago)

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    NEW YORK (BP) -- Homosexual New York councilman Danny Dromm has urged the boycott of a Chick-fil-A scheduled to open in his Queens council district this fall, releasing an official press statement accusing the chain of supporting groups opposed to lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgendered lifestyles.

    At an unrelated press conference, New York Mayor Bill de Blasio counseled citizens not to frequent the chain that already has two successful restaurants in Manhattan, citing the chain ownership's support of biblically based marriage, but stopped short of calling for a boycott. Read More

  • Chick-fil-A blocked from Denver airport for now

    by By David Roach, posted Friday, August 21, 2015 (3 years ago)

    A committee of the Denver City Council has stalled what was expected to be routine approval of a Chick-fil-A restaurant at the Denver International Airport after at least four council members expressed disapproval of the company's alleged opposition to same-sex marriage.

    During an Aug. 18 hearing, council member Robin Kniech said she was concerned about a local franchise generating "corporate profits used to fund and fuel discrimination," The Denver Post reported. Read More