“Faith Today is the leading national magazine for Canada’s estimated four million evangelical Christians. It connects, informs and profiles Evangelicals, equipping them with expert research and insight into Canadian culture, Christian life and ministry. Since 1983, Faith Today has informed readers on a wide range of key issues, providing profiles, analysis, opinions, book and music reviews, and practical how-to articles. Faith Today is published by The Evangelical Fellowship of Canada, the national association of Evangelicals in Canada and the Canadian regional member of the World Evangelical Alliance.” Circ. 20K. Bi-monthly. Pays on acceptance. Publishes ms 2 months after acceptance. Buys first North American print rights plus permanent online rights. No reprints. Responds 2 weeks. Subscription $35.99 CAN$ to U.S.; $41.99 CAN$ outside of Canada and the U.S. Sample articles free online. Guidelines online at http://www.faithtoday.ca/writers.
“The Bible Advocate is one of the oldest religious magazines in America, founded in 1863. It is published by the Church of God (Seventh Day). The BA is geared to help Christians understand and obey God’s Word, with articles on Bible doctrine, current social and religious issues, Christian living, Bible topics, textual or biblical book studies, prophecy, and personal experience. We also print fillers (sidebars) and poetry (traditional, free, and blank verse). No fiction.” 25% – 30% freelance. Welcomes new writers. Circ. 13,000. Bimonthly. Pays on publication. Publishes ms three months to a year after acceptance. Buys first rights. Accepts reprints. Responds 4-10 weeks. Subscription is free. Guidelines online at https://baonline.org/write-for-us.
“Christian reader for adults. Favors true first-person testimonials. Also considers fiction, how-to and as-told-to. Stories must be from a Christian point of view and must have something the reader can readily identify with. We do not accept Bible-based fiction.” 100% freelance. Welcomes new writers. Circ. 15K. Quarterly. Pays on acceptance. Period between acceptance and publication varies. Buys first rights. Accepts reprints. “We evaluate completed manuscripts. Response time varies but should be less than eight weeks. Send a written request for samples with a self-addressed, stamped envelope to our mailing address.” Guidelines available on request. Pays $0.10/word for first rights; $0.07/word for reprints; $60 for first rights poems and $42 for reprinted poems. Submit complete ms by email.
“Now What? is a monthly e-zine aimed at the unchurched that addresses the “felt needs” of people. Each issue centers on a personal experience, with optional objective articles related to the topic if the author provides them. Stories show an individual’s struggle that either led them to faith in Christ or deepened their walk with God.” Welcomes new writers. Monthly. Pays on publication. Publishes ms 3-6 months after acceptance. Buys first rights. Accepts reprints. Responds 4-10 weeks. Sample copies available online. Subscriptions are free.
“Cadet Quest is a 24-page magazine for boys ages 9 – 14. It is a Christian-oriented magazine for members of a Christian youth organization known as the Calvinist Cadet Corps. Boys from many Protestant denominations make up the Cadet Quest’s audience. Our purpose is to show how God is at work in the lives of boys and in the world around them. We have worked with new writers in the past and would do so in the future if their work fits our themes.” Circ: 7K. 7 issues/year. Pays on acceptance. Publishes ms within 1 year of acceptance. Buys first rights or reprints. Responds 6 to 8 weeks. Sample on request by mail with SASE. Subscription $16.45 US; $19.95 Canada. Guidelines online at http://counselors.calvinistcadets.org/submissionshelp/quest-authors-info.
“Trade journal for youth ministry leaders.” 100% freelance. Welcomes new writers. Quarterly (print), monthly (web). Pays on publication. Period between acceptance and publication varies. Buys all rights. Accepts some reprints. Responds one week. Sample copy available by email. Guidelines online
Payment varies for articles running 250-1800 words.
“Founded in 1913 by the Redemptorists Liguorian conveys a consistent joyful message of God’s plentiful redemption. In its tone and selection of material, it communicates a timely pastoral message to Catholics on matters of the faith, practices, Christian living, and social justice. While not championing positions contrary to core Church belief, Liguorian exposes its readers to the best elements of Catholic spirituality and traditions to help them navigate the contemporary world assisted by their faith.” 25-30% freelance. Welcomes new writers. Circ. 50K. Publishes 10 issues/year. No reprints. Responds 2-4 weeks. Sample copy available by email. Subscription $25, $32 foreign.
“The Upper Room is the spiritual companion of more than 3 million people worldwide. Each of the
reader-written meditations encourages believers to open their hearts to God. Today The Upper Room is translated into 33 languages and reaches over 80 countries.” 95-100% freelance. Welcomes new writers. Circ. 3M. Bimonthly. Pays on publication. Publishes ms 12-18 months after acceptance. Buys first rights. No reprints. Responds 4-6 weeks. Sample copy available for email request. Subscription $13.99. Guidelines available by mail or online
Pays $30 for 250-300 words. Submit query by email or by mail with SASE.
“The Keys for Kids Devotional helps kids ages 6-12 dig into God’s Word and apply it to their lives through daily Scripture and engaging stories.” Circ. 60K. Quarterly. Pays on acceptance. Publishes ms 6-9 months after acceptance. Buys all rights. No Reprints. Responds within 12 weeks. Sample articles online. “To order quarterly print issue, visit our website or call 888-224-2324. Suggested donation: $20/year (additional shipping costs may apply outside the US.) Free online/app access to daily devotional.” Guidelines online
Pays $30/story for 375 word maximum.
“The mission of Sparkle is to help girls in grades 1-3 discover who God is and how He works in their lives. We strive to give girls the building blocks to create a living and dynamic faith in Jesus.” .” 25% freelance. Welcomes new writers. Circ. 9K. Monthly (October through March). Pays on publication. Publishes ms approximately 6-8 weeks after acceptance. Buys First North American Rights. “The author retains copyright, and may submit the manuscript for publication elsewhere after it appears in Sparkle. Sparkle has first time printing rights. Second Rights—Rates are for a previously published article. Author must own copyright, or submit proof of permission to resell from the copyright owner. Simultaneous Rights—The author must notify publisher that the submitted article is being offered in another market that should not overlap our readership.” Accepts reprints under special circumstances. Responds within 6-8 weeks. Sample articles on website. Subscription $10.70 (USD); $14.95 (CAD)
Fiction/Non-Fiction Pays .03 -.05 / word, Poetry – $5-$15, Games/Puzzles – $5-$15