Richmond, VA (Vocus) August 3, 2009
On-demand streaming video focused on answering tough questions about the Christian faith can now be found on Christianity.com, a website aimed at providing rich Christian content from trusted church leaders. Respected and well-known theologians from The Gospel Coalition including John Piper, James McDonald, and Don Carson answer questions focused on topics like heaven and hell, salvation, sin and suffering, and prayer. The short two to five minute videos offer concise answers to help those seeking to understand the foundations of the Christian faith.
"We are thankful for our partnership with the Gospel Coalition and for their help in creating videos that will bring people closer to an understanding of Jesus Christ and the Bible," said Stephen McGarvey, Executive Editor of Christianity.com. "It is our goal that Christianity.com supports both new believers and those who are spiritually mature in their journey of discovery through the Christian faith. These videos offer an engaging way to explore Biblical principles with some of Christianity's most trusted pastors and thinkers."
Popular videos recently watched cover questions such as 'Why is there suffering in the world if God is good?', 'Is baptism necessary for salvation?' and 'What are the Biblical grounds for divorce and remarriage?'. Visitors to Christianity.com are able to submit their own questions about God, the Bible and living as a Christian.
"With its vast reach Christianity.com has an excellent opportunity to help shape the church with a gospel-centered vision for ministry. We're excited about that and eager to continue working together for the advance of the gospel in our day." said Mike Pohlman, Executive Editor for The Gospel Coalition. "We believe these theological video Q&As are a great means to this all-important end."
Theological Video Answers can be found at: http://www.christianity.com/videoanswers/
In addition to videos, Christianity.com offers Christian living articles and blogs, daily devotionals from well-known pastors, authors, and speakers, and online Bible Study Tools with a library of Bible resources including popular translations, concordances, commentaries, reading plans, and more.
Christianity.com is a leading provider of Christian content dedicated to helping users grow in their Christian faith and knowledge of the Bible. Christianity.com is owned and operated by the Salem Web Network, (SWN) the online division of Salem Communications. SWN consists of 12 national sites, including the most well known brands in the faith marketplace, such as Crosswalk.com, OnePlace.com, and Bible Study Tools.
About Salem Web Network:
Salem Web Network, the online division of Salem Communications, began in 1999 with a single website - OnePlace.com. Today, SWN consists of 12 national sites, including the most well known brands in the faith marketplace, such as Crosswalk.com, OnePlace.com, BibleStudyTools.com, and Christianity.com. Additionally, more than 50 radio station websites are part of SWN's platform, which now reaches more than 7 million users every month. Visit: http://www.salemwebnetwork.com
About Salem Communications:
Communications (NASDAQ: SALM) is a leading U.S. radio broadcaster, Internet content provider, and magazine and book publisher targeting audiences interested in Christian and family-themed content and conservative values. In addition to its radio properties, Salem owns Salem Radio Network(R), which syndicates talk, news and music programming to approximately 2,000 affiliates; Salem Radio Representatives(TM), a national radio advertising sales force; Salem Web Network(TM), an Internet provider of Christian content and online streaming; and Salem Publishing(TM), a publisher of Christian-themed magazines. Upon the close of all announced transactions, the company will own 93 radio stations, including 59 stations in 23 of the top 25 markets. Additional information about Salem may be accessed at the company's website, http://www.salem.cc.
Contact: Kristie Rutzel