“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.
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.
A hybrid publisher charging no setup/design fees to authors. “Abuzz Press pays the design and publication fees, which include: interior formatting assistance, professional cover design (no boring templates), ISBN and barcode, printer setup, and print proof (the first printed/bound copy of your book, which will ship directly to you for approval). Also includes ebook formatting/conversion. Distribution – Print Edition – We will list the book with Ingram, the world’s largest book distributor. Our print books are listed in Amazon.com, BarnesandNoble.com, BooksAMillion.com, Chapters.ca and many other online bookstores, both domestic and foreign. Any bookstore with an Ingram account can pick up Ingram’s feed so you’ll find your book listed in stores you’ve never heard of. Most bookstores use Ingram’s database to find and order books so readers can ask their neighborhood bookstore to order your book as well. Your readers can also walk into their neighborhood bookstores and ask them to order a copy. Ebook Edition – Our ebooks are listed on Amazon.com (for the Kindle), BarnesandNoble.com (for the Nook), Apple (for iPads, iPods and iPhones), and Kobo (Canada’s popular ebook retailer).” Welcomes new writers. Publishes up to 30 titles/year. Pays royalties. Three-year exclusive contract required.
“Unlocked is a devotional with daily readings for teens that challenge readers to live out their faith in today’s world.” Quarterly. Pays on acceptance. Publishes 6-9 months after acceptance. Buys all rights. No reprints. Responds within 12 weeks. Guidelines online at https://unlocked.org/teen-devotional-guidelines.
“St. Anthony Messenger is a Catholic family magazine that aims to help its readers lead more fully human and Christian lives. Our mission is to spread the Gospel in the spirit of St. Francis. We publish articles that report on a changing church and world, opinion pieces written from the perspective of Christian faith and values, personality profiles, and fiction which entertains and informs.” Circ. 70,000. Monthly. Pays “upon signed contract.” Publishes ms within a year of acceptance. Buys first worldwide serial rights. No reprints. Responds one month. Subscription $39 in the United States; $69 in Canada and other countries.
“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.