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No other publication in Arkansas reaches more Arkansas Baptists with news by and for them than the Arkansas Baptist News (ABN). Advertise with us today!

The ABN is the official news journal of Arkansas Baptists and is affiliated with the 505,659-member Arkansas Baptist Convention. Published every other Thursday in an all-color tabloid format, the ABN reaches leadership among 1,528 congregations across the state. Additionally, many churches provide it for all their members. Our total bi-weekly readership is about 60,000. We publish 25 issues per year and offer a selection of services to support the needs of our advertisers.

The ABN reaches Arkansas Baptists not only through a subscriber-based publication, but online through a comprehensive website (where you are now), the ABN Now digital edition and on social media through Facebook and Twitter.

Print Advertising*

Display advertising is available in the Arkansas Baptist News and on ABN online in various sizes such as full page, half page and quarter page. Contact us for more information and for quotes.

Space and art deadlines:

Space reservation must be received 13 days prior to publication. The ad/art deadline is 10 days prior to publication.

2015 space and art deadlines:

2016 space and art deadlines:

Special Sections and Emphases for 2015

Below is a list of special section the ABN is planning for 2015. Reserve your space now!

January 15: Evangelism/Church Resources

January 29: Preview our 2015 special emphases

February 12: (Baptist) Black History Month

February 26: Christian Education Edition (view example) – Black History Month

March 12: Travel – Financial/Tax Matters

March 26: Travel – Financial/Tax Matters (view cample)

April 9: Health Matters – Finance/Retirement

April 23: Student and Youth Ministry – Finance/Retirement

May 7: Pre-Southern Baptist Convention Annual Meeting Edition (SBC is June 16-17, Columbus OH) – Family Fun

May 21: Day Care/ Home School – Health Matters

June 4: Church Building/Facilities (view example)

June 18: Family Fun - Travel

July 2: Post-SBC Edition

July 16: Back to Campus (view example)

July 30: Dealing with Loss/Grief – Mental Health

August 13: Cooperative Program Edition

August 27: Youth Evangelism Conference (YEC) – Student Resources Directory

September 10: Dixie Jackson State Missions Offering

September 24: Pre-Arkansas Baptist State Convention Annual Meeting Coverage (ABSC is Nov. 2-4) – Hot Springs – Evangelism Emphasis – Pastor/Minister Appreciation Section Preview

October 8: More Pre-ABSC Annual Meeting – Minister Appreciation Month

October 22: Church Building and Facilities (view example) – Pastor/Minister Appreciation Month

November 5: Camps and Conferences

November 19: Post-ABSC Annual Meeting Coverage

December 3: Baptist Business Leader of the Year

December 17: Church Building and Facilities

Website Advertising:

1. HEADER BANNER: 600 x 60 pixels, $300/two weeks
2. HOME PAGE (SMALL): 452 x 60 pixels, $50/two weeks
3. HOME PAGE (LARGE): 452 x 120 pixels, $100/two weeks
4. SKYSCRAPER: 150 x 370 pixels, $150/two weeks 
5. SPLIT SIDEBAR: 150 x 92 pixels, $50/two weeks
6. STANDARD SIDEBAR: 150 x 185 pixels,  $75/two weeks

Arkansas Faith & Family 2015 Publication Dates:

Summer 2015

Ad reservation deadline: May 18
Camera-ready art deadline: May 25
Delivery date: June 29 (revised mid-July)

Fall 2015
Ad reservation deadline: Aug. 17
Camera-ready art deadline: Aug. 24
Delivery date: Sept. 28

Winter 2015
Ad reservation deadline: Nov. 16
Camera-ready art deadline: Nov. 23
Delivery date: Dec. 28

Advertising Contact information:

501-376-4791 ext. 5161. In state: 800-838-2272
Fax: 501-372-4683

Disclaimer: The Arkansas Baptist News is published biweekly, 25 times a year. The ABN reserves the right to reject any advertising on the basis of space, subject matter, appearance and presentation.

* Ad rates are currently being revised and may differ from what is listed. Email for more information and a current rate card.