FrontGate’s November News Update!

Greetings!

We can’t believe we’ve already hit mid-November.  This season is going by crazy-fast!  Here are some Christian marketing bullet points we think you’ll want to know…  Let us know what you need help with right now.

  1. Hopefully, you’ve been getting our quarterly calls from Grace Aspinwall checking in on your needs, and keeping you up-to-date on key things from FrontGate.  If you are NOT, then let me know.
  1. Our FrontGate Blogger Network has rec’d a very warm reception with two bookings and two more in paperwork since our announcement just last week.  Click the link to the PDF if you haven’t checked it out. Let us generate reviews AND add new emails to your list.
  1. Thelma Wells’ Generation Love Conferences are coming back to Dallas in January & February.  Book your promo or booth NOW!  See the sponsorship kit.
  1. Orange County Children’s Book Festival 2017 is open for bookings.  Reach kids and families!
  1. If you just got word that Accounting finally gave you back that shipping budget they’ve been holding back, then hit us up for YOUR LAST MINUTE CHRISTMAS PUSH from $350 to $3,500.  We’ll find a fit for you in our Web Network, Blogger Network, or Social Marketing options.
  1. Speaking of conferences, we haven’t made this public yet:  Gateway Church’s Pink Impact Conference has joined our Event Network.  I can’t wait for you to see this opportunity: 10,000 women filling the Ft. Worth Convention Center on May 12-13, 2017 just like they do every year.  We’re working on the sponsorship kit now.  Stick on your calendar now.
  1. FrontGate Media Reaches 15 Year Milestone  5,000+ client projects later, WOW… it was humbling to write this press release and look back 15 years.  See below for a few more folks we’re currently adding to the list of who/what we’ve worked on…

Development Campaigns for Jesus Film Streaming Video, Kingdom Games, Holyland Marketplace/Seed of Abraham Ministries, Jeanne Nigro Ministries, and All For Jesus.

Social Marketing for author/speaker Wendie Pett, Pacific Justice Institute, TelePastor & Mighty Oaks Warrior Programs.

Public Relations 
for TelePastor, Faith Follow, and Bridgeway Academy, and recently completed Highlands Worship and Bible VR.

Web Network: Direct Email & Site Campaigns for Tyndale, HarperCollins Christian, Motive/The Shack movie, VideoBlocks, Liberty University, and more.

Event Sponsors:  just completed the Ascend Women’s Conference including Compassion International, Logos Bible Software, Museum of the Bible, Christian Bling, and more. Getting ready for Gateway’s Pink Impact and the next 2 Thelma Wells’ Generation Love Conferences!

Let us know what you need help with. It’s that simple. We’re here to help you move forward on your success curve.  We do it all. What do you need help with?

CONTACT US!

October 2, 2013

Grand Rapids, MI &ndash The foundational account of the man who changed the world forever, ORIGIN is the debut graphic novel in the much-anticipated MESSIAH series. Translated by Mark Arey with script adaptation by Matt Dorff and published by Zondervan, a division of HarperCollins Christian Publishing, Origin adds a visual perspective to scripture, meeting the growing demand for graphic novels in the faith arena.&nbsp Messiah: Origin will be available in retail stores and online on October 9, 2013.

Messiah: Origin is a starting point in the biography of Jesus.&nbsp Scene by scene, Origin describes how the very pillars of Christianity were constructed.&nbsp Through prophetic visions, miracles, angelic visitations, wondrous births and unbreakable family bonds, Jesus&rsquos epic story begins.&nbsp

Translated by Mark Arey exclusively from ancient Greek manuscripts, Origin weaves the four gospels into one story.&nbsp Arey&rsquos lifetime of deep study and biblical training, when paired with the illustrations of Lucasfilm Prize Winning artist Kai Carpenter, create a gloriously detailed telling of the Savior&rsquos birth and early life up to the start of his ministry.&nbsp Adapted and edited into graphic novel form by Matt Dorff (Book of Revelation), with letters and title design by Carlton Riffel, Origin creates a journey into the history told in scripture, unique in both story and accuracy.

&ldquoOur early market success in paring the scriptures with illustrations in a graphic novel format is encouraging and we are grateful to be working with such gifted creative talent,&rdquo explains Chip Brown, Sr. Vice President and Group Publisher for Zondervan.&nbsp &ldquoMessiah: Origin is high-quality, hand painted fine art, worthy of gallery presentation, and there are over 288 rich illustrations throughout the book.

&ldquoReaders, retailers and pastors are telling us that the Messiah series will be an incredible tool for Christians to engage the Bible and share their faith, and we are honored to be able to be a part of that kind of impact.&rdquo

Zondervan will be showcasing Messiah: Origin at the upcoming New York Comic Con, the East Coast&rsquos biggest and most exciting popular culture convention.&nbsp Held October 10-13 at the Javits Center in Midtown Manhattan, NYCC has been ranked by Crain&rsquos New York Business as the second largest event in New York City.&nbsp The Javits Center is located at 655 West 24th Street, New York, New York.&nbsp Messiah: Origin will be showcased at booth 2125.

Messiah: Origin will be available in stores and online October 9, 2013 and will retail for $19.99.&nbsp Origin is published by Zondervan.

The official Messiah: Origin product page can be found at http://zondervan.com/9780310431619. &nbsp

About Zondervan
Zondervan is a world-leading Bible publisher and provider of Christian communications.&nbsp Zondervan, part of HarperCollins Christian Publishing, Inc., delivers transformational Christian experiences through its bestselling Bibles, books, curriculum, academic resources and digital products. The company&rsquos products are sold worldwide and translated into nearly 200 languages. Zondervan&rsquos offices are located in Grand Rapids, MI.&nbsp For additional information, please visit www.zondervan.com.

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For more information:

Lori Lenz-Heiselman

714-553-5181
Lori@FrontGateMedia.com

September 26, 2013

Los Angeles, CA &ndash Nicole Weider has transformed her life from being a rising starlet and lingerie model to being a positive role model for young girls through her website ProjectInspired.com. Her incredible testimony will be shared tonight on ABC&rsquos late-night news program NIGHTLINE.

ABC Correspondent Cecilia Vega traveled to Weider&rsquos Los Angeles home to hear her story firsthand. Weider began modeling at the age of 5, and at the age of 16 moved to Hollywood to start a career modeling for the likes of Victoria&rsquos Secret, Maxim and True Religion. &nbspAdmittedly young and na&iumlve, she jumped into the dark-side of the celebrity lifestyle built on excess. But by the age of 23, she had fallen into a deep depression. &nbspWhile she was receiving the professional acclaim she was seeking, her self-image was slowly disintegrating under the constant scrutiny of agents stating she wasn&rsquot thin enough, or beautiful enough.

Out of desperation she cried out to God, and at that moment, everything changed.

While pursuing her new-found path with God, Nicole discovered her true calling: being a mentor, encouraging young women to lead lives of faith, grace and confidence. She created ProjectInspired.com where she offers truthful, unbiased opinions and advice to teens in a safe environment on topics of beauty, fashion, culture, media and faith. &nbspHer unprecedented access and activity on the site gives the readers the feeling of having a big sister to confide in, while her experience living the life of a Hollywood starlet gives her a unique perspective, platform and voice.

Nightline airs nationally at 12:35am EST / 11:30pm CST on ABC. http://abcnews.go.com/Nightline/.&nbsp

http://www.ProjectInspired.com

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For more information about Nicole Wider and Project Inspired, please contact:
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Lori Lenz-Heiselman
FrontGate Media
714-553-5181
Lori@FrontGateMedia.com
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September 6, 2013

Los Angeles, CA &ndash For the past 29 years, Oasis Church has been known as a racially diverse non-denominational Christian congregation, focused on positively impacting the LA community. &nbspAfter a decade and a half meeting at the Oasis Theater, the church is honored and thankful to announce their new home at the historic Wilshire Christian Church.

Sunday, September 8, Oasis Church will host an official Grand Opening, with celebration services at 9:30am, 11:30am and 6:00pm. &nbspSpecial guests include Councilman Tom LaBonge, Deputy John Darnell from Councilman Paul Koretz&rsquos office, David Siegel the Consul General to Israel, LAPD&rsquos Captain Davis, Community Relations Officer Bob Rothman, and many Los Angeles leaders, pastors and community partners.&nbsp
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Designed by architect Robert Orr, the building is a Los Angeles historic landmark. &nbspSince being erected in 1926, the building has been a treasure of the area&rsquos landscape and served as first Christian church built on Wilshire Boulevard.
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Juxtaposed to the building&rsquos traditional exterior, Oasis Church is an energetic, modern congregation. &nbspFounded and lead by Lead Pastors Philip and Holly Wagner, Oasis is nationally known for their relevant teaching, as well as their focus on social justice work, creative community outreach and the arts.
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The building will not be limited to Sunday gatherings. &nbspContinuing their commitment to community outreach, Oasis will be serving the neighborhood with a variety of services.
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Each Sunday, programs and activities are available for children at all services, including a special ministry called &ldquoGlue&rdquo that is designed especially for children with physical and/or mental challenges. &nbspAlso, a Food Pantry is open after services to anyone in need of groceries. &nbsp&nbsp
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Wednesday evenings provide a vibrant variety of programs, including creative arts and leadership classes for children and adult programs that topically range from cancer outreach and support, parenting, marriage and finance to more traditional church topics such as prayer, faith and worship.
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Thursday nights, Celebrate Recovery is available for anyone seeking help through a 12-step program. &nbspOther Thursday programs include outreach to women who work in the sex industry.
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Friday night offers student led programs for Junior and Senior High youth, as well as outreach to the Homeless in Hollywood.
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Saturday is the official outreach day for the church, where weekly teams work with five partners throughout the community, including the LAPD, Adopt a Block, Longwood Convalescent Home, John Burroughs Middle School, Alexandria House, as well as quarterly volunteering with the Compton Initiative. &nbspThe church is also open for free tutoring for children in grades 1-12, ESL and adult literacy classes, and bi-monthly free music classes for teens.&nbsp
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Pastor Philip Wagner explains, &ldquoWe love Los Angeles and are committed to partnering with our local and city leaders to meet the needs of the people in our community.&rdquo
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Oasis Church is located at the corner of Normandie and Wilshire, at 634 S Normandie Avenue, Los Angeles, CA. &nbspSunday service times are 9:30am 11:30am and 6:00pm.&nbsp
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For more information, please contact:
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Lori Heiselman
714-553-5181
Lori@FrontGateMedia.com
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August 26, 2013

Dumfries, VA &ndash Following on the heels of his successful top-selling book, 60 Minutes of Wisdom, Dr. Derek Grier is poised to reveal the much-anticipated follow up, Another 60 Minutes of Wisdom. &nbspPublished through Westbow Press, the book presents an easy to read look into topics such as marriage, friendship and spiritual growth, offering one-minute words of wisdom that have life-changing power. Another 60 Minutes of Wisdom will be available October 8, 2013.

&ldquoEach 60-second vignette took me hours to write and a lifetime to learn,&rdquo explains Dr. Grier. &nbsp&ldquoThe goal in each is to boil down the truths of scripture to their essential elements and help people capture the hidden keys to success and significance in a quick but deeply meaningful way.&rdquo &nbsp
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Bolstered with real-life anecdotes, inspirational quotes and witty teachings, each day&rsquos offering in Another 60 Minutes of Wisdom will leave the reader with a burning desire to want to live life better and strive for the next level of excellence.
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Dr. Derek Grier studied business administration at Howard University, earned a Master of Education from Regent University, and a Doctor of Practical Ministry from Wagner Leadership Institute. A successful pastor and businessman, Dr. Grier has appeared in the Washington Post and on The 700 Club, Canada&rsquos 100 Huntley Street, and numerous other publications and programs. He has ministered around the globe and his weekly Ministry Minute and Grace for Today broadcasts air regularly on radio and television in the Washington, DC metropolitan area and internationally.
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Currently serving as the founding pastor of the 3,000 member Grace Church in Dumfries, VA, Dr. Grier is also Senior Editor for bothsidesmag.com, which provides spiritual perspectives on hot-button issues of the day. He has been invited to the White House on several occasions and has been sought out by political leaders from both sides of the aisle. Dr. Grier and his wife, Yeromitou, reside in northern Virginia and have two sons: Derek Jr. and David.
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For more information about Dr. Grier and Another 60 Minutes of Wisdom, please contact:

Lori Lenz-Heiselman
FrontGate Media
714-553-5181
Lori@FrontGateMedia.com&nbsp
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August 6, 2013

ORANGE COUNTY, CA. -- Recycling, preventing suicide, and community involvement: while seemingly diverse and distinct from each other, Madison Shuford addresses each of these in his upcoming Eagle Scout project. He created the endeavor to bring awareness to My Broken Palace, a Rancho Santa Margarita based non-profit that works to prevent teen suicide. Madison hails from Boy Scout Troop 700 in Aliso Viejo.&nbsp

Madison is leading a team of volunteers who will reach out to 500 local families in the areas surrounding his school, Trabuco Hills High School.&nbsp Through a can and bottle recycling drive, the team will raise awareness and provide information about My Broken Palace.&nbsp The first two collection dates will be August 17 and September 14 from 8am to 10am at Solana Park in Rancho Santa Margarita.&nbsp

&ldquoMost Boy Scouts do some kind of construction project, but I wanted my Eagle Scout project to be about helping people in a personal way,&rdquo said Madison. Madison chose to support My Broken Palace in his early teens by frequently volunteering and attending events. This passion was fueled by the uniqueness of My Broken Palace&rsquos mission: to bring hope and healing to struggling teens.

&ldquoMost suicide prevention is done by hotlines. My Broken Palace is different because they interact with people both before and during a crisis. It is like a mini-Facebook where everyone shares the same problems and has the chance to talk to one another and not feel alone,&rdquo Madison said. &ldquoThey are a community instead of an informational website or one time conversation at an event.&rdquo

&quotIt's exciting to see when others find new and creative ways to help raise awareness for such a big need. Madison will hopefully inspire others nationwide to think outside the box and get involved with My Broken Palace.&rdquo shares Scott Brinson, Executive Director for My Broken Palace.

To take part in the Recycling Drive, please bring your aluminum cans and plastic or glass bottles to Solana Park on August 17 and September 14 from 8am to 10am.&nbsp&nbsp Google map link: http://bit.ly/16klI30 &nbsp

About My Broken Palace
My Broken Palace is a non-profit organization of passionate people who want to help others in their time of brokenness. Our shared desire is that no one should ever have to deal with the crushing weight of loneliness, depression, anxiety, stress, abuse, addictions, or thoughts of suicide alone.&nbsp Become part of the movement.&nbsp Whether you are the one in need or someone who desires to encourage others in theirs, My Broken Palace embraces your participation. http://www.MyBrokenPalace.com.

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To interview Madison Shuford (Eagle Scout Candidate) or Scott Brinson (Executive Director of My Broken Palace) please contact:

Cassidy Perry
Cassidy@MyBrokenPalace.com
714-553-5181

August 2, 2013

&nbspCatasauqua, PA &ndash Meeting the unique education needs of both parents and students, Bridgeway Academy has served over 20,000 families around the globe since their start in 1989.&nbsp Created to meet the market demand for freedom in education, Bridgeway Academy&rsquos highly customized K-12 programs meet or exceed the highest accreditation standards possible.&nbsp Paired with their incredible support network that acts to help reduce the fears and concerns many parents may feel regarding their abilities, homeschooling is more and more being viewed as a viable education option for all varieties of families.

With Bridgeway&rsquos extensive student evaluation, which identifies personality style, gifts and abilities, and the ideal approach to learning for each student, parents can rest easy knowing that they have a program that is guaranteed to work for their child.&nbsp Add to that the freedom to select a textbook approach, online learning or live interactive classes with students from all across the country and around the world and education becomes something much more exciting.&nbsp Best of all, all programs are tailored to a student&rsquos academic strengths and weaknesses rather than simply assigned based on age and grade level.&nbsp&nbsp

This need for educational options has escalated over the summer, with more information being released on the mandate in the public school system to teach the &ldquocommon core&rdquo curriculum.&nbsp More and more stories emerge daily of religious freedom being stripped from classrooms, &lsquoalternative&rsquo lifestyles being promoted and students being unprepared after graduation.&nbsp&nbsp

Often, families feel trapped by the education choices they have for their children, or they simply are in a unique situation where a public school education is not a good fit.&nbsp Some families are required to relocate often or spend significant time overseas.&nbsp Others have children who are in competitive sports or the arts and are therefore unable to navigate traditional education&rsquos time requirements.&nbsp Some families are uncomfortable with the curriculum used in the public school system, and may not have access to a private education.&nbsp Some children have special needs that make options in the education system challenging.&nbsp Other parents simply desire to give their children the optimal education available.

&ldquoWhen parents realize the freedom they have in homeschooling when they realize how powerful an individualized education can be and when they see their children shine, they don&rsquot go back,&rdquo explains Jessica Parnell, President of Bridgeway.&nbsp &ldquoHomeschooling has opened up the possibilities for millions of students.&nbsp As parents, we don&rsquot have to accept a one size fits all education any longer and that opens up the future for our children.&rdquo

Many of Bridgeway&rsquos students pursue excellence not only in the classroom, but in specialized careers or competitive sports that require extensive training that would conflict with a traditional education schedule.&nbsp By tapping into the customized curriculum and time-flexibility that homeschooling offers, students are able to excel in both their passions and their education.

Bridgeway Academy is continuing to register students for the 2013-14 school year.&nbsp For more information, please call 800-863-1474 to speak with an Admissions Representative.

About Bridgeway Academy
Since 1989, Bridgeway Homeschool Academy has been meeting the market demand for freedom in education. Through a holistic approach to homeschooling that includes customized curriculum, parental support, online tutoring, college prep testing and more, Bridgeway&rsquos homeschool programs exceed state and national accreditation standards. Since it&rsquos inception, over 20,000 students have achieved education success through custom designed learning plans based on each child&rsquos unique strengths, goals, interests and learning style. &nbspBoasting a rate of 80% of students attending college post graduation, Bridgeway is a proven, highly customized alternative to traditional public and private education.&nbsp

Bridgeway Academy: Customizing Education. Unlocking Potential

http://www.homeschoolacademy.com

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For more information or to schedule an interview with someone from the Bridgeway Staff, please contact:

Lori Lenz-Heiselman

714-553-5181

Lori@FrontGateMedia.com

July 31, 2013

Orange County, CA &ndash The largest Christian music and entertainment site online, NewReleaseTuesday.com, in partnership with faith-based crowdfunding website FaithLauncher.com, has unveiled a new site feature that connects fans with the projects that need their help. LaunchPad, as the site feature is called, displays Christian music and media crowdfunding projects from a number of platforms, providing fans an exclusive one-stop shop for finding these initiatives.&nbsp &nbsp

NewReleaseTuesday.com and FaithLauncher.com are part of the FrontGate Web Network.

&quotFrom Kickstarter to Indiegogo to Fundrazr and now FaithLauncher, there are so many different crowdfunding platforms, which is really exciting,&quot said NewReleaseTuesday.com Founder Kevin McNeese. &quotThe problem is knowing what's out there and finding it in time. Instead of getting lost in the shuffle, Christian crowdfunding projects now are more accessible to the fans than ever, thanks to NewReleaseTuesday&rsquos LaunchPad.&quot

Not only does the staff of NewReleaseTuesday.com keep up on the highest profile crowdfunding projects for LaunchPad, but users have the ability to post Christian campaigns including music, film, books and other media through a simple, one-page form in their free NRTeam account.

&ldquoThe strength of NewReleaseTuesday.com is our community,&rdquo McNeese noted. &ldquoJust as many projects are crowdfunded these days, much of our industry-leading information is crowd-sourced. We trust the knowledge of the Christian entertainment fans to help us share the great campaigns out there.&rdquo

LaunchPad also features content from FaithLauncher&mdashthe new crowdfunding platform for faith-based projects&mdashwho sponsors the new feature. People interested in starting crowdfunding campaigns of their own may access FaithLauncher&rsquos sign-up page on LaunchPad.

&quotWe are excited about our partnership with NewReleaseTuesday.com as we share a great passion for Christian entertainment and strong desire to advance the Christian artist community,&quot said FaithLauncher Founder/CEO Fernando Chavez. &quotWe are well positioned to do this at FaithLauncher, as we not only provide them a platform to obtain funding, but we also provide them direct coaching and actively promote their projects to their core audience.&quot

For more information, or to display your own crowdfunding project, visit http://www.NewReleaseTuesday.com/launchpad.php. &nbsp

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About NewReleaseTuesday.com

NewReleaseTuesday.com (http://www.NewReleaseTuesday.com) was launched in August of 2002 and offers the most complete and up-to-date listing of upcoming releases online, exclusive artist interviews, commentary from a variety of columnists, New Christian Music PodCasts and the latest in Christian music news. It is also the home to the NRTeam, an online music community that maintains the largest online databases of Christian artist profiles, album reviews and song lyrics. NewReleaseTuesday.com is part of the FrontGate Web Network.

About FaithLauncher.com

FaithLauncher (http://www.FaithLauncher.com) is a social crowd funding platform for Christian Inspired Projects. Christian entrepreneurs, ministries, filmmakers, musicians, artists, entertainers, &amp other faith based projects. You can use FaithLauncher to build a project, engage your supporters and see your funding goal reached.

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About FrontGate Media

Established in 2001, FrontGate (http://FrontGateMedia.com) is the leading culture-engaged media group &amp marketing service reaching the faith and family values audience which represents $4.6 billion worth of Christian products purchased by consumers annually according to USA Today, and the only media group founded for the purpose of marketing others&rsquo projects rather than publishing content.&nbsp This foundational focus on marketing has made FrontGate a leader for innovation in delivering the faith-based audience.

The firm just received the 2013 Crystal Trophy as the &ldquoBest Faith-based Website&rdquo in the Internet Advertising Competition, and was also honored with two 2012 WebAwards receiving the Standard of Excellence in the Marketing and Faith-Based categories.

Serving as &ldquoYour Gateway To The Christian Audience,&rdquo FrontGate&rsquos web network provides reach to more than 10 million people and 6 million email subscribers. The network includes the leading faith-based audience sites in their categories including ChristianCinema.com, NewReleaseTuesday.com, iTickets.com, ProjectInspired.com, Rapzilla.com, WashingtonTimes.com, WorshipTogether.com, and more, as well as key events and magazines. A complete roster can be found on the Media Kits channel at FrontGateMedia.com. In addition, the firm provides strategy and execution for Public Relations, Social Media, Faith-based Media Buying, Global Pay Per Click campaigns and Merch Development. The company plays a key role in the success of movie studios, non-profit organizations, publishers and authors, record labels and artists, and more seeking faith-based and faith-friendly audiences.

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To interview Kevin McNeese from NewReleaseTuesday.com or Fernando Chavez from FaithLauncher.com, or for more information about FrontGate, please contact:

Lori Lenz-Heiselman &ndash FrontGate

714-553-5181

Lori@FrontGateMedia.com

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July 26, 2013

Grand Rapids, MI &ndash The opening chapter in the epic life story of a man who changed the world forever, FIRSTBORN is the debut graphic novel in the much-anticipated THE LAST ADAM series. Written by Mark Arey and Matt Dorff and published by Zondervan, Firstborn adds a visual spin to scripture, meeting the growing demand for graphic novels in the faith arena.

Firstborn is an origin piece, a starting point in the story of Jesus.&nbsp Scene by scene, Firstborn describes how the very pillars of Christianity were constructed.&nbsp Through prophetic visions, miracles, angelic visitations, wondrous births and unbreakable family bonds, Jesus&rsquos epic story begins.&nbsp

Translated by Father Mark Arey exclusively from ancient gospel manuscripts, Firstborn weaves the four gospels into one story.&nbsp Arey&rsquos lifetime of deep study and biblical training, when paired with the illustrations of Kai Carpenter, create a gloriously detailed telling of the savior&rsquos birth and early life.&nbsp Adapted and edited into graphic novel form by Matt Dorff, with letters and title design by Carlton Riffel, Firstborn creates a journey into the history told in scripture, unique in both story and accuracy.

At last week &rsquos Comic Con in San Diego, Zondervan showcased the Firstborn book, and working closely with the Christian Comic Arts Society to open a wider conversation on the use of graphic novels in spreading not only the gospel, but in inspiring people of faith to dig deeper into the history and theology of their beliefs.

The Last Adam: Firstborn will be available in stores October 9, 2013.&nbsp Written by Mark Arey and Matt Dorff, Firstborn will retail for $19.99, and is published by Zondervan.

Zondervan, part of HarperCollins Christian Publishing, is a world leading Bible publisher and provider of Christian communications. For more than 80 years, Zondervan has delivered transformational Christian experiences through its bestselling Bibles, books, curriculum, academic resources and digital products. The company&rsquos products are sold in multiple formats, worldwide in more than 60 countries, translated into nearly 200 languages. The Company&rsquos mission is to be the leading company in Christian communication, meeting the needs of people with resources that glorify Jesus Christ and promote Biblical principles. Zondervan offices are located in Grand Rapids, MI.

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For more information:

Lori Lenz-Heiselman
714-553-5181
Lori@FrontGateMedia

July 15, 2013

San Diego, CA &ndash The largest pop-culture entertainment event in the world, THE COMIC-CON INTERNATIONAL: SAN DIEGO 2013 kicks off this week with sellout attendance of more than 125,000.&nbsp The CHRISTIAN COMIC ARTS SOCIETY (CCAS) in partnership with ZONDERVAN, a division of HarperCollins Christian Publishing, will deliver top talent and projects to create impact at the event.

Christian Comic Arts Society, in partnership with Zondervan, is hosting three events as part of the official Comic-Con programming, and will exhibit throughout the convention in the Small Press area #P08.

Events include:

The Christian Comic Arts Society Mixer, Friday, 7/19/13, 8:30p.m. - 9:30p.m., Room: 26AB

Come join the Christian Comic Arts Society for their annual fellowship mixer, open to all comics, media, and pop-culture fans!&nbsp&nbsp With special industry guests giving personal updates on their upcoming projects, the mixer continues to be the singular Christian event at Comic-Con where fans and creators join together in an informal after-hours time of socializing and networking as we &ldquotalk shop&rdquo about Christians in the world of comics.

Spiritual Themes in Comics, Saturday, 7/20/13, 6:00p.m. - 7:00p.m., Room: 4

The center cannot hold!&nbsp Major changes are sweeping through the world&rsquos faith communities and popular media reflects these concerns.&nbsp What rough beast slouches towards San Diego to be born?&nbsp Join the always lively CCAS panel on spiritual themes.

Panelists include:

CHRIS KOELLE &nbsp &nbsp &nbsp &nbsp &nbsp &nbsp &nbsp &nbsp &nbsp &nbsp &nbspThe Book of Revelation&nbsp &nbsp &nbsp &nbsp &nbsp &nbsp &nbsp &nbsp &nbsp &nbsp &nbsp &nbsp &nbsp &nbsp &nbsp &nbsp &nbsp &nbsphttp://bit.ly/ZBookOfRevelation
KAI CARPENTER &nbsp &nbsp &nbsp &nbsp &nbsp &nbsp &nbsp &nbsp &nbsp &nbspLast Adam: Firstborn&nbsp &nbsp &nbsp &nbsp &nbsp &nbsp &nbsp &nbsp &nbsp &nbsp &nbsp &nbsp &nbsp &nbsp &nbsp &nbsp &nbsp &nbsp &nbsp &nbsp&nbsphttp://bit.ly/ZLastAdam
CHIP BROWN &nbsp &nbsp &nbsp &nbsp &nbsp &nbsp &nbsp &nbsp &nbsp &nbsp &nbsp &nbsp &nbspHarperCollins Christian Publishers &nbsp &nbsp &nbsp &nbsp &nbsp &nbsp &nbsphttp://twitter.com/ChipBrown
MIKE SHIELDS &nbsp &nbsp &nbsp &nbsp &nbsp &nbsp &nbsp &nbsp &nbsp &nbsp &nbsp &nbspTeam 33 Productions/168 Film Project &nbsp &nbsp &nbsp &nbsphttp://my168project.com
moderator: BUZZ DIXON &nbsp &nbsp &nbsp Savage Angels&nbsp &nbsp &nbsp &nbsp &nbsp &nbsp &nbsp &nbsp &nbsp &nbsp &nbsp &nbsp &nbsp &nbsp &nbsp &nbsp &nbsp &nbsp &nbsp &nbsp &nbsp &nbsp &nbsp &nbsp &nbsp http://www.BuzzDixon.com

The Christian Comics Arts Society General Meeting, Sunday, 7/21/13, 10:00a.m. - 11:00a.m., Room: 28DE

Join fellow Christian fans and creators for a brief devotional period, followed by an in-depth analysis on interpreting the Bible in visual formats.&nbsp Open to all who wish to attend.

Panelists:

DOUG TENNAPEL &nbsp &nbsp &nbsp &nbsp &nbsp &nbsp &nbsp &nbsp &nbsp &nbsp &nbsp &nbspTommysaurus Rex, Scholastic &nbsp &nbsp &nbsp &nbsp &nbsp &nbsp &nbsp &nbsp &nbsp &nbsp &nbsp &nbsp &nbsp &nbsp &nbsp &nbsp &nbsp&nbsphttp://www.TenNapel.com
MIKE S. MILLER &nbsp &nbsp &nbsp &nbsp &nbsp &nbsp &nbsp &nbsp &nbsp &nbsp &nbsp &nbsp &nbsp &nbsp Injustice: Gods Among Us, A Game of Thrones &nbsp &nbsp &nbsphttp://MikeSMillerArt.com
KEVIN SORBO &nbsp &nbsp &nbsp &nbsp &nbsp &nbsp &nbsp &nbsp &nbsp &nbsp &nbsp &nbsp &nbsp &nbsp &nbsp Hercules, Andromeda, Soul Surfer &nbsp &nbsp &nbsp &nbsp &nbsp &nbsp &nbsp &nbsp &nbsp &nbsp &nbsp &nbsp &nbsp &nbsp&nbsphttp://www.KevinSorbo.net
CHIP BROWN &nbsp &nbsp &nbsp &nbsp &nbsp &nbsp &nbsp &nbsp &nbsp &nbsp &nbsp &nbsp &nbsp &nbsp &nbsp &nbspHarperCollins Christian Publishers &nbsp &nbsp &nbsp &nbsp &nbsp &nbsp &nbsp &nbsp &nbsp &nbsp &nbsp &nbsp &nbsp &nbsphttp://Twitter.com/ChipBrown
Moderator:&nbsp BRETT BURNER &nbsp &nbsp Lamp Post &nbsp &nbsp &nbsp &nbsp &nbsp &nbsp &nbsp &nbsp &nbsp &nbsp &nbsp &nbsp &nbsp &nbsp &nbsp &nbsp &nbsp &nbsp &nbsp &nbsp &nbsp &nbsp &nbsp &nbsp &nbsp &nbsp &nbsp &nbsp &nbsp &nbsp &nbsp &nbsp &nbsp &nbsp &nbsp &nbsphttp://www.LampPostPubs.com

The Last AdamSIGNING: Join The Book of Revelation artist CHRIS KOELLE and Last Adam: Firstborn artist KAI CARPENTER for a signing at the HarperCollins booth #1029 on Saturday at 2:00PM.

CCAS will distribute a &ldquoPassport to Christians In Comics&rdquo map of the Comic-Con floor designed to help attendees navigate to, explore, and support industry professionals who pursue excellence of the comics craft in the context of their Christian faith through various adult, family, faith-friendly or faith-based projects.

CCAS and Zondervan, a division of HarperCollins Christian Publishing, will be selling signed copies of The Book of Revelation, a graphic novel currently ranked #1 on Amazon Best Sellers list for Religious Arts and Photography.

CCAS and Zondervan will also be distributing samplers and signed posters for the first installment of the exciting new graphic novel series Last Adam:&nbsp Firstborn.&nbsp Set to release this fall, Firstborn is a beginning, an origin story, the remarkable starting point for a remarkable life. &nbspThis&nbspfirst adventure in The Last Adam graphic novel series illustrates the story of Jesus' birth and early life in terms of a grand and sweeping family saga, powered by acts of sacrifice, villainy and heroism.

HOLLYWOOD JESUS Comics Editor Arnaldo Reyes will provide live coverage for HollywoodJesus.com and the Christian Comic Arts Society throughout Comic-Con via @ChristianComics on Twitter and at Facebook.com/ChristianComicArts. &quotComic-Con is the Super Bowl of Pop-Culture! From comics to movies to TV and even gaming, you can find it all, and since we love Pop-Culture, the goal is to bring everyone a little of everything at HollywoodJesus.com,&quot says Reyes.&nbsp If you've got a special angle for HJ's &quotPop-Culture from a Spiritual Point of View,&quot connect with Reyes at Comic-Con. From Wonder Woman to Ghost Rider to Gladstone's School for World Conquerors, HollywoodJesus.com covers it all. Hollywood Jesus is part of the FrontGate Christian Web Network.&nbsp HJ's latest comic reviews can be found at http://tinyurl.com/HJcomics.

For more information on the Comic-Con International: San Diego, go to: http://www.comic-con.org.

ABOUT CHRISTIAN COMIC ARTS SOCIETY

Christian Comic Arts Society (CCAS) was formed in 1984 to locate and link Christians interested or active in the comic book/graphic novel medium. CCAS sponsors comic industry activities at various comic conventions across the country, and Alpha Omega, the APA of Christian comics.&nbsp The goal and purpose of CCAS is to support Christian professionals, hopefuls and enthusiasts within the Comic Book and related industries by providing opportunities for: 1. The sharing of the Christian message and our Christian faith, primarily within and through the comic book industry and art form. 2. Mentoring, training, friendship and networking. 3. The collaboration on and creation of visual storytelling. The CCAS is governed by a volunteer board which includes Buzz Dixon (Snokie Stories,) Ralph Miley (New Creation,) Holly Knevelbaard (Illustrator,) Leslie Ezeh (Stop n Go Productions,) and Scott A. Shuford (FrontGate) along with numerous volunteers from the comic industry and the Church. For more information on the Christian Comic Arts Society, go to: www.ChristianComicArts.com, Facebook.com/ChristianComicArts, or Twitter.com/ChristianComics.

ABOUT ZONDERVAN

Zondervan, part of HarperCollins Christian Publishing, is a world leading Bible publisher and provider of Christian communications. For more than 80 years, Zondervan has delivered transformational Christian experiences through its bestselling Bibles, books, curriculum, academic resources and digital products. The company&rsquos products are sold in multiple formats, worldwide in more than 60 countries, translated into nearly 200 languages. The Company&rsquos mission is to be the leading company in Christian communication, meeting the needs of people with resources that glorify Jesus Christ and promote Biblical principles. Zondervan offices are located in Grand Rapids, MI. Visit Zondervan on the Internet at http://www.Zondervan.com.

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For more information on The Christian Comic Arts Society or Zondervan, please contact:

Lori Heiselman &ndash FrontGate
714-553-5181
Lori@FrontGateMedia.com

July 1, 2013

Orange Country, CA -- Teen suicide accounts for 13% of all deaths among today&rsquos youth, according to Fox News. In response to the rise in cyber-bullying, teen depression and addiction, My Broken Palace has started a movement to be an encouraging voice in the lives of teens.&nbsp &nbsp &nbsp &nbsp &nbsp &nbsp&nbsp

My Broken PalaceMy Broken Palace believes that loneliness deepens teens&rsquo struggles. The non-profit movement provides &ldquoemotional triage&rdquo for teens through a peer to peer encouragement network, as well as through one on one interaction at live events such as Vans Warped Tour and various other music festivals around the country.

The website at http://www.MyBrokenPalace.com was created for high school and college age young adults, enables people to find encouragement and hope. The online Prayer Wall features real time prayer requests from youth across the United States. The online Art Wall provides a place for self-expression which is a common part of the healing process. My Broken Palace also features links to professional help.

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Suicide:&nbsp Every 2 hours someone between 15-24 yrs old will SUCCEED in killing themselves (24 hours a day, 7 days a week.)&nbsp Suicide is the 3rd largest cause of death for teens in the U.S. and 2nd for teens in Canada. 14 out of every 100 high school students seriously considered suicide. 7 out of every 100 HS students attempted suicide.

Depression: 1 in 5 teens suffers depression. Out of the percent struggling with depression only 30% receive any sort of treatment or intervention.&nbsp The other 70% simply try to struggle through the pain of this illness or emotional turmoil alone.

Abuse: 1 in every 4 girls will be abused sexually before the age 18.

Cutting &amp Self Injury: 90% of self-injury individuals begin harming themselves during their teen years or younger.

&ldquoI felt like I was forgotten about...by people in my life,&rdquo said Mary, a young adult who found encouragement with My Broken Palace. &ldquoI put a couple of prayer requests up on the walls and got so much encouragement and feedback. I am realizing that I am not alone and that there is hope.&rdquo

About My Broken Palace
My Broken Palace is a non-profit organization of passionate people who want to help others in their time of brokenness. Our shared desire is that no one should ever have to deal with the crushing weight of loneliness, depression, anxiety, stress, abuse, addictions, or thoughts of suicide alone.&nbsp Become part of the movement.&nbsp Whether you are the one in need or someone who desires to encourage others, My Broken Palace embraces your participation.&nbsp&nbsp http://www.MyBrokenPalace.com

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For more information on My Broken Palace, please contact:

Cassidy Perry &ndash FrontGate

714-553-5181

Cassidy@FrontGateMedia.com

June 28, 2013

Orange County, CA &ndash FrontGate, the leading faith-based, culture-engaged, media &amp marketing group, announced a partnership with Erica Galindo and her newly launched online magazine Sonoma Christian Home, adding to their growing web network roster.

Sonoma Christian Home (SCH) is an elegant, lifestyle magazine, celebrating food, faith and family. Framed by the lush vineyards and rich farmlands of Sonoma County, California, SCH resides in the culinary cradle of the U.S.

Brimming with stunning photographs and intriguing features, the star-studded roster of bestselling Christian authors delivers inspiration on a broad range of topics, including faith, entertainment, food, interior design, and relationships and families.

From the moment the reader arrives, their senses are stimulated by the harmony of alluring design and the charm of beautiful homes. As rich in beauty as it is in content, SCH is a romantic hybrid of iconic favorites, such as House Beautiful, Bon Appetit and Town &amp Country.&nbsp SCH publishes over one hundred and fifty faith-based articles each month.

The brainchild of publisher, writer and passionate home chef Erica Galindo, SCH focuses on sharing the Gospel message through the artful blending of family hospitality, community and faith.

&ldquoI wanted to create something modern, authentic and fashion-forward to fill a void in the market,&rdquo explains Galindo. &ldquoOur mission is to affirm and encourage women to grow in their faith, by focusing on the abundant life we have in Christ&shy. We hope we accomplish this by bringing Christ into all aspects of a woman&rsquos everyday lifestyle&ndash inspiring the heart, mind and soul through world class articles, photography, art and design.&rdquo

Sonoma Christian Home features 7 ways to feed your soul:

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  1. Daily Devotions and encouraging articles to help you build your faith.

  2. Helpful advice on Christian marriage written by pastors and bestselling Christian authors.

  3. World Class Recipes and hundreds of amazing photos from SCH founder Erica Galindo and famous foodies from Sonoma County.

  4. Outstanding Movie Reviews and biblical discussions from a Christian perspective.

  5. Interior design, gardening, travel, art, and tips on entertaining.

  6. Real Life Love Stories by Christian couples who have strengthened their marriage by walking closely with Jesus.

  7. Editor &rsquos Choice Videos, including top Christian music &amp comedy, sermons, family friendly movie trailers, cooking and design.

High praise is already being given for Sonoma Christian Home:

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&ldquoWhat can I say? If readers are looking for a beautifully presented online magazine packed with everything: love stories, cooking, movies and books, culture and faith, and gorgeous photography, Sonoma Christian Home should be on their favorites list. It&rsquos on mine.&rdquo

- Francine Rivers, New York Times Best-Selling Author

&quotSonoma Christian Home is a joy to read. Sonoma's interview with Joni was artfully written and splashed with amazing photos, reflecting the true nature of Joni&rsquos life and reliance on the God she loves and daily serves so joyfully. It's truly one of the most beautiful online magazines we've ever seen.&quot

-&nbsp Kathren Martinez of &ldquoJoni and Friends&rdquo

&nbsp&ldquoThe Christian community is so blessed to fi&shynally have an upscale, elegant representation of what the Christian Life can truly be. We anticipate a great harvest of spiritual fruit.&rdquo

- Michael Ramey, Esq. of ParentalRights.org

Company and ministry brands who are interested in partnership opportunities with Sonoma Christian Home should contact FrontGate. A Media Kit outlining advertising opportunities is also available at FrontGateMedia.com. &nbsp

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Established in 2001, FrontGate (http://FrontGateMedia.com) is the leading culture-engaged media group &amp marketing service reaching the faith and family values audience which represents $4.6 billion worth of Christian products purchased by consumers annually according to USA Today, and the only media group founded for the purpose of marketing others&rsquo projects rather than publishing content.&nbsp This foundational focus on marketing has made FrontGate a leader for innovation in delivering the faith-based audience.

The firm just received the 2013 Crystal Trophy as the &ldquoBest Faith-based Website&rdquo in the Internet Advertising Competition, and was also honored with two 2012 WebAwards receiving the Standard of Excellence in the Marketing and Faith-Based categories.

Serving as &ldquoYour Gateway To The Christian Audience,&rdquo FrontGate&rsquos web network provides reach to more than 10 million people and 6 million email subscribers. The network includes the leading faith-based audience sites in their categories including ChristianCinema.com, NewReleaseTuesday.com, iTickets.com, ProjectInspired.com, Rapzilla.com, WashingtonTimes.com, WorshipTogether.com, and more, as well as key events and magazines. A complete roster can be found on the Media Kits channel at FrontGateMedia.com. In addition, the firm provides strategy and execution for Public Relations, Social Media, Faith-based Media Buying, Global Pay Per Click campaigns and Merch Development. The company plays a key role in the success of movie studios, non-profit organizations, publishers and authors, record labels and artists, and more seeking faith-based and faith-friendly audiences.

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To interview Erica Galindo, for photos and graphics, or for more information about Sonoma Christian Home or FrontGate, please contact:

Lori Lenz-Heiselman &ndash FrontGate

714-553-5181

Lori@FrontGateMedia.com

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May 22, 2013

Castle Rock, CO &ndash Groundwire.net exists simply to bring immediate hope and encouragement to hurting people, any where, at any time.&nbsp Hundreds of volunteers around the world make up Groundwire&rsquos network, who are available around the clock to hear the needs of the hurting and vulnerable.&nbsp As the Groundwire reach grows beyond their own site, more volunteers are needed to act as spiritual coaches, to help serve the multitude of people who seek counsel through their safe and anonymous platform.

Many current volunteers speak of how investing a few hours a week as a spiritual coach has changed their lives as well.

Tonnie states, &ldquoCoaching on Groundwire has given me an opportunity to get out of my &lsquoChristian bubble&rsquo, so-to-speak.&nbsp I love connecting with people in the nitty-gritty discussions about real life issues, and helping them to make course corrections.&nbsp Groundwire is a very unique and effective evangelistic and mentoring tool!&rdquo

Joni continues, &ldquoGroundwire has given me the ability to share the love of Christ and the hope that is found in Him with others all around the world.&nbsp I can reach out from my home to those who are seeking the truth, and have the opportunity to pray for them and talk with them in hope of them finding the joy that I have found in Christ- the answer for all our struggles in life.&rdquo

Other radio networks and websites, such as I Am Second, Go Tandem and WayFM are served by Groundwire as well, supplying their interactive platform and staffed counselors to help meet these growing ministries&rsquo needs as well.&nbsp&nbsp No matter how a hurting person reaches Groundwire, they are given a voice, a caring listener, and given a message of the love of Jesus. Many seek follow up information, and agree to participate in Groundwire&rsquos &ldquoNext Steps&rdquo 21-day discipleship program.

Throughout the summer, Groundwire is actively pursuing teachable adults who passionately love Jesus, who are committed to the Great Commission and who possess a servant&rsquos heart.&nbsp&nbsp With a simple commitment of 2-4 hours a week, Coaches help each person feel loved, by introducing them to Christ, by praying for the chatter, and helping connect them to a local church or resource and encourage them to take next steps.&nbsp&nbsp&nbsp Coaches are able to work anywhere the choose, as long as they have reliable internet access.

To volunteer to be a Spiritual Coach, applicants must fill out an information sheet, successfully complete a background check, and go through an evaluation process.&nbsp All who volunteer or work with Groundwire must also agree with the Groundwire Statement of Faith.&nbsp Groundwire commits to training and mentoring for their coaches, as well as safety in their client discussions.&nbsp More information can be found here - www.groundwire.net/coaching.

Groundwire was launched in 2003 as an outreach program of Champion Ministries on two secular stations in Denver, CO and Spokane, WA with radio spots that simply shared the hope, love and purpose of Christ.&nbsp This model has evolved, with targeted ads currently heard on over 1,500 radio and TV stations (both Christian and secular), reaching a weekly audience of over 20 million.&nbsp Hundreds of volunteers offer live coaching and encouragement 24 hours a day via www.groundwire.net, which averaged over 200,000 visits each month in 2012.

Champion Ministries d.b.a. Groundwire operates as a 501(c)3 tax-exempt organization.

http://www.Groundwire.net

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For more information on Groundwire or to schedule an interview with Founder Sean Dunn:

Lori Heiselman &ndash FrontGate Media

714-553-5181

Lori@FrontGateMedia.com

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May 8, 2013

Orange County, CA,&ndash FrontGate, the leading faith-based, culture-engaged, media &amp marketing group, announced the addition of the new FaithLauncher crowdfunding community to their growing web network roster.

FaithLauncher is a faith-based community site empowering Christians everywhere to take action, build God's Kingdom, and positively influence culture. It is a social crowdfunding platform solely dedicated to Christian inspired projects from entrepreneurs, ministries, filmmakers, musicians, artists, and more. The site was created for people to showcase their project, engage support, and achieve their funding goal.

With FaithLauncher, the faith community no longer has to wade through a sea of often undesirable projects and content in order to find and support projects that align with their core faith and family interests.

&quotFaithLauncher is the best choice in crowdfunding for Christians. Unlike other crowdfunding sites, FaithLauncher is aligned with Biblical values and permits all types of projects relevant to Christians. Even better, they let you use what you raise to move your project forward even if you don&rsquot meet the targeted goal you set for yourself as you learn and experience the crowdfunding phenomenon. FaithLauncher is a safe place for the Christian church family to support one another.&rdquo - Scott A. Shuford, President, FrontGate

Because FaithLauncher understands that not everyone has experience with the relatively new crowdfunding model, project creators will receive 100% of what they raise in order to move their project forward even if they do not reach 100% of their funding goal. This allows project creators to gain experience and build community around their campaigns. FaithLauncher also allows charity, cause, and fund my life projects prohibited by other crowdfunding sites, providing people of faith with an outlet for these very important efforts. The site is the first and only platform that incorporates prayer, service, and volunteering opportunities into any project.

Project creators also have the opportunity to work with an expert, a FaithLauncher Coach, who will guide them from start to finish in order to increase their success.

Another offering unique to FaithLauncher, projects have no setup fees. Details for project creators on how they can utilize FaithLauncher opportunities can be found in the Media Kit at FrontGateMedia.com.

&quotThe FaithLauncher team is very excited to join the FrontGate family of Christian media outlets! Our platform is well positioned to bring a more effective and relational approach to crowdfunding for the faith-based market. Our alliance with FrontGate allows us to significantly expand that value by providing Faithdoers with added tools to attract every kind of supporter they need. We&rsquore confident in FrontGate&rsquos aligned mission to empower the faith community&rsquos excellent work with optimal resources.&rdquo &ndash Fernando Chavez, Founder/CEO, FaithLauncher

&ldquoThe crowdfunding industry is already growing rapidly&hellipThe growth in 2012 represents an acceleration, up from 64 percent growth in 2011. Looking ahead, growth is expected to reach $5.1 billion raised in 2013, representing an expected 89 percent increase in the dollars raised&hellip&rdquo - Entrepreneur

&ldquoTop 10 Trends For 2013: Consumers will embrace even more ways to participate in the funding and (pre-)launch of new products and brands.&rdquo&nbsp - TrendWatching.com

&ldquoIn terms of its compound annual growth rate (CAGR), the crowdfunding industry is growing at a rate of 63 percent in terms of the total amount of funds raised.&rdquo&nbsp - TechCrunch

Established in 2001, FrontGate (http://FrontGateMedia.com) is the leading culture-engaged media group &amp marketing service reaching the faith and family values audience which represents $4.6 billion worth of Christian products purchased by consumers annually according to USA Today, and the only media group founded for the purpose of marketing others&rsquo projects rather than publishing content.&nbsp This foundational focus on marketing has made FrontGate a leader for innovation in delivering the faith-based audience.

The firm just received the 2013 Crystal Trophy as the &ldquoBest Faith-based Website&rdquo in the Internet Advertising Competition, and was also honored with two 2012 WebAwards receiving the Standard of Excellence in the Marketing and Faith-Based categories.

Serving as &ldquoYour Gateway To The Christian Audience,&rdquo FrontGate&rsquos web network provides reach to more than 10 million people and 6 million email subscribers. The network includes the leading faith-based audience sites in their categories including ChristianCinema.com, NewReleaseTuesday.com, iTickets.com, ProjectInspired.com, Rapzilla.com, WashingtonTimes.com, WorshipTogether.com, and more, as well as key magazines and events. A complete roster can be found on the Media Kits channel at FrontGateMedia.com. In addition, the firm provides strategy and execution for Public Relations, Social Media, Media Buying, Global Pay Per Click campaigns and Merch Development. The company plays a key role in the success of movie studios, non-profit organizations, publishers and authors, record labels and artists, and more seeking faith-based and faith-friendly audiences.

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For more information on FaithLauncher.com or FrontGate, please contact:

Lori Lenz-Heiselman &ndash FrontGate
714-553-5181
Lori@FrontGateMedia.com

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May 2, 2013

Castle Rock, CO &ndash In a unique model that offers immediate access to a personal message of hope or advice, Groundwire has created a platform which is giving instant help to those in need.&nbsp Now, Groundwire has partnered with Truli.com to reach those in their audience who may be struggling and in crisis, or who may simply need encouragement and affirmation.

Truli is a social site as well as being the leading content library of Christian and family-friendly programs on the Internet. &nbspMany users of the site have specific and immediate needs that often surface after visiting the site and viewing the programs. &nbspSome of these people require immediate information, prayer or guidance. Realizing the importance of this need, Truli examined several options before before choosing Groundwire as a partner.

Michael Jay Solomon, Founder and President of Truli, said, &quotIt's important to us that the people who use Truli are served to the best of our abilities and those of our partners. &nbspGroundwire offers fully vetted, trained and competent Christian prayer and&nbspchat partners for the users of Truli. &nbspThey offer immediate responses to our users 24 hours a day from spiritual coaches who have been gifted in this area. &nbspThat is why we selected Groundwire to offer this important component to the Truli user experience.&quot

Together, Groundwire and Truli seek to be a constant reminder that God is waiting to embrace each person, heal our wounds and answer our pressing questions.&nbsp The ministries featured on the Truli.com platform offer messages of truth and transformation, and Groundwire&rsquos committed team of Spiritual Coaches enable anyone with questions about life&rsquos bigger issues an anonymous portal to receive advice.

http://www.Groundwire.net

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For more information on Groundwire or to schedule an interview with Sean Dunn, please contact...

Lori Heiselman &ndash FrontGate Media

714-553-5181

Lori@FrontGateMedia.com

April 29, 2013

Orange County, CA &ndash FrontGate Media the leading faith-based, culture-engaged media &amp marketing group, announced today the addition of Transparent Productions&rsquo Fishfest 2013 to the company&rsquos Christian festival group for representation of custom sponsorships and promotions at the event.

Founded in 2002, Fishfest is an annual, all day Christian music festival held at Verizon Wireless Amphitheater in Irvine, California. &nbspAs other festivals have declined in recent years, Fishfest continues to run at the venue's full capacity of 15,000 attendees. &nbspThe festival features one main stage with two smaller stages, along with numerous vendor booths and activities for the faith-based, family audience.&nbsp

Fishfest 2013 will take place on June 29 with a title sponsorship from Christian child advocacy ministry Compassion International which helps more than 1 million children in 25 countries who suffer from spiritual, economic, social and physical poverty.

Promotional opportunities available through Fishfest 2013 can be found on the Media Kits channel at http://www.FrontGateMedia.com. &nbsp

&ldquoI founded FrontGate Media in order to deliver marketers the best possible value by bringing market-leading audiences all under one roof, establishing a one-stop shop for any company desiring to reach the faith-based audience.&rdquo states Scott A. Shuford, president of FrontGate Media. &ldquoAs one of the leading festivals in the U.S., Transparent Productions&rsquo Fishfest is exactly the kind of value and audience that delivers marketers what they need.&rdquo

Established in 2001, FrontGate (http://FrontGateMedia.com) is the leading culture-engaged media group &amp marketing service reaching the faith and family values audience which represents $4.6 billion worth of Christian products purchased by consumers annually according to USA Today, and the only media group founded for the purpose of marketing others&rsquo projects rather than publishing content.&nbsp This foundational focus on marketing has made FrontGate a leader for innovation in delivering the faith-based audience.

The firm just received the 2013 Crystal Trophy as the &ldquoBest Faith-based Website&rdquo in the Internet Advertising Competition, and was also honored with two 2012 WebAwards receiving the Standard of Excellence in Marketing and in Faith-Based.

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Serving as &ldquoYour Gateway To The Christian Audience,&rdquo FrontGate&rsquos ad network provides reach to more than 10 million people and 6 million email subscribers. The network includes the leading faith-based audience sites in their categories including ChristianCinema.com, NewReleaseTuesday.com, iTickets.com, ProjectInspired.com, Rapzilla.com, WashingtonTimes.com, WorshipTogether.com, and more, as well as key magazines and events. A complete roster can be found on the Media Kits channel at FrontGateMedia.com. In addition, the firm provides strategy and execution for Public Relations, Social Media, Media Buying, Global Pay Per Click campaigns and Merch Development. The company plays a key role in the success of movie studios, non-profit organizations, publishers and authors, record labels and artists, and more seeking faith-based and faith-friendly audiences.

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For more information on Fishfest 2013 or FrontGate Media, please contact:


Lori Lenz-Heiselman &ndash FrontGate Media

714-553-5181

Lori@FrontGateMedia.com

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