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ADULTS THE LOOKOUT® the lookout is a weekly magazine. It is designed to provide Christians with true-to-the-Bible teaching and current information that will help them mature as believers, develop godly homes, and live as faithful witnesses of Christ. We cover a wide variety of topics—from individual discipleship to family concerns to social involvement. We value wellinformed articles that offer lively and clear writing as well as strong application. We often address tough issues and seek to explore fresh ideas or recent developments affecting today’s Christians. We publish strictly according to our theme list. CHRISTIAN STANDARD® christian standard is a weekly magazine for volunteer and paid leaders in local congregations, mission stations, and parachurch agencies of Christian churches and churches of Christ around the world. It informs them, challenges them, helps them do their jobs, allows them to learn what other leaders in this fellowship are doing, and provides a place for them to share their successes. Please carefully study and follow our writers’ guidelines at

ADULTS SEEK® SEEK is a magazine created to encourage adults in their walk with Jesus Christ. SEEK corresponds to the topics of our adult curriculum line and is designed to further apply these topics to everyday life.

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Writing for Standard Publishing Thank you for your interest in writing for Standard Publishing! For more than 140 years, we have been serving the Christian community with products that have one purpose: bringing the Bible to life! At Standard Publishing we believe the Old and New Testaments comprise the infallible, divinely inspired Word of God. Therefore, we consider the entire Bible to be our statement of faith, and we seek to understand and apply its message. You can learn more about our company’s rich history, the core values we embrace, and the materials we publish at our website, In order to produce the wide variety of resources that we offer, we partner with many writers. This brochure offers basic information for those who would like to write for Standard Publishing. For complete information and writers’ guidelines, please visit May God bless you as you write for Him! Standard Publishing 8805 Governor’s Hill Drive, Suite 400 Cincinnati, OH 45249 1-800-543-1301

CHILDREN CHILDREN’S PRODUCT One of our goals in publishing children’s products is to effectively serve the needs of the church as a resource provider in the area of children’s ministry. We are interested in relevant resources from experienced children’s ministry practitioners. We will consider the following types of proposals: • leadership resources • teaching helps • c hildren’s classroom resources • r esources for the smaller church • outreach Note: We develop children’s curriculum and VBS programs with in-house staff and assigned writers.

TEENS TEEN PRODUCT We’re looking for materials that are real, relevant, and relational as we seek to resource teens, young adults, and those who lead them. Real-world: What new trends are happening in the world of teens and young adults that need to be addressed now? Relevant: How do teens help each other with struggles, addictions, honesty, and vulnerability in small groups, discipleship groups, and one-on-one settings? Relational: Many of our materials speak to the need for one another, for conversation and accountability in a safe place. ENCOUNTERTM ENCOUNTER™—The Magazine is an 8-page, full-color, weekly magazine for junior high and senior high students to encourage their relationships with Jesus. It is published quarterly and is designed to correlate with our Young Teen and High School curriculum. It is distributed mainly through churches and Christian bookstores. Adult writers may submit nonfiction and fiction. Teens may submit poetry, art, and testimonies.

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ADULTS ADULT PRODUCT We serve the church by providing resources for pastoral leaders, ministry leaders, lay leaders, small group leaders, worship leaders, volunteers, and members of the body of Christ at all levels of spiritual growth. We are interested in relevant and unique church resources in various mediums. These include books, group member discussion guides, workbooks, journals, DVDs, etc. We publish: • small group resources • worship resources • pastor and leader resources • women’s resources • men’s resources • seniors resources • s pecific programming helps for smaller churches • outreach resources • missions resources • urban ministry resources • nonfiction books

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