The Baptist Messenger is the weekly news paper for Oklahoma’s Southern Baptists. Read by young families, senior adults, pastors and church staff, The Baptist Messenger provides advertisers with exposure to nearly 60,000 loyal and educated readers every week. Through the integration of print and electronic media, The Messenger links advertisers with breaking news, local stories, and theological discussions vital to readers’ daily lives.
Published since 1912, The Messenger has garnered the respect of Oklahoma Baptists and Baptists across the nation. Whether seeking young consumers of household essentials, families with disposable income, or churches constructing new facilities and purchasing supplies, The Baptist Messenger of Oklahoma is an affordable and effective solution for your advertising needs.
The Baptist Messenger is a winning way to reach a large population segment at an affordable cost. Here’s why:
As the weekly newspaper for Oklahoma’s 671,000 Southern Baptists, The Baptist Messenger has a paid circulation of nearly 45,000 and a readership of nearly 100,000.
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The classifieds section of The Baptist Messenger is a great place to make announcements about anything from employment to services. The deadline to submit a classified ad is 2 weeks prior to the desired Thursday publication.
The Baptist Messenger has nearly 12,000 users and nearly 22,000 pageviews and is constantly growing in content and readership. We offer several sizes for advertising your message on our web site to fit any budget.
Deadlines: Reservations are due 2 weeks prior to publication. Ad art is due 10 days prior to publication.
Format: Ads should be submitted electronically in either PDF, or .jpg format. All ads should be submitted as press-ready files.
Policy: The Baptist Messenger accepts advertising in keeping with its Christian purpose, but not excluding businesses or services useful to readers.
Billing: All rates are net; advertising agencies must add commissions to quoted rates.
Content Approval: All display ads, classified listings, inserts, and web advertisements are subject to final approval by the editor.
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