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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.

2016 space and art deadlines:

Special Sections and Emphases for 2016

Below is a list of special sections the ABN is planning for 2016. Reserve your space now!

January 14: Evangelism/Church Resources

January 28: Preview our 2016 special emphases

February 11: Christian Entertainment Guide – Black History Month

February 25: Christian Education – Black History Month

March 10: Travel – Building & Facilities

March 24: Travel – Financial/Tax Matters

April 7: Health Matters

April 21: Student and Youth Ministry 

May 5: Pre-SBC Edition (NOTE: SBC is June 13-15) – St. Louis MO – Family Fun

May 19: Day care/ Home School

June 2: Building/Facilities

June 16: Christian Entertainment Guide – Family Fun - Travel

June 30: Post-SBC Edition (NOTE: SBC is June 13-15)

July 14: Back to Campus

July 28: Dealing with loss/grief – Mental Health

August 11: Cooperative Program Edition

August 25: YEC – Student Resources Directory

September 8: Christian Entertainment Guide – Dixie Jackson

September 22: Pre-ABSC Coverage – special focus on location of Annual Meeting – Evangelism Emphasis – Pastor Appreciation Section Preview

October 6: Pre-ABSC if needed – Minister Appreciation

October 20: Building and Facilities – Minister Appreciation

November 3: Camps and Conferences

November 17: Post-ABSC Coverage

December 1: Baptist Business/Business Leader of the Year

December 15: Building and Facilities

Website Advertising:

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

Arkansas Faith & Family Advertising

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General 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.