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2012 Internet Awards

Best Broadcast Website: Christian Broadcasting Network: CBN.com

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CBN

Founded by Pat Robertson in 1960, CBN is a global ministry committed to preparing the nations of the world for the coming of Jesus Christ through mass media. Using television and the Internet, CBN is proclaiming the Good News to 218 nations and territories, with programs and content translated into 67 languages. Chief among CBN's broadcasting components is The 700 Club, a daily television program that has aired continuously since 1966. Today, it is seen in 97 percent of television markets across the U.S.

 

Best Ministry Website: Answers in Genesis 

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Answers in Genesis

Answers in Genesis (AiG) is a biblical apologetics ministry dedicated to enabling Christians to defend their faith and to proclaim the Gospel of Jesus Christ effectively. The ministry promotes and trains others to develop a biblical worldview through a variety of programs and outreaches, including "Answers" magazine, an award-winning website with multiple free apologetics resources, and the Answers ... with Ken Ham radio program heard on 600 stations throughout the United States. AiG conducts 250 teaching meetings each year and operates the culture-impacting Creation Museum, which has drawn more than 1.2 million guests.

 

 

Best Mobile Ministry Initiative: Focus on the Family: Plugged In

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Plugged In

Plugged In is a Focus on the Family publication designed to shine a light on the world of popular entertainment while giving families the essential tools they need to understand, navigate and impact the culture in which they live. Through reviews, articles and discussions, they hope to spark intellectual thought, spiritual growth and a desire to follow the command of Colossians 2:8: "See to it that no one takes you captive through hollow and deceptive philosophy, which depends on human tradition and the basic principles of this world rather than on Christ."

 

 

Best Use of Short Form Video: Billy Graham Evangelistic Association: God Is Jealous for You

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Billy Graham Evangelistic Assn

The Billy Graham Evangelistic Association (BGEA), founded in 1950 and still chaired by Evangelist Billy Graham, exists to proclaim the Gospel of Jesus Christ by every effective means available and to equip others to do the same.  Ministries include Franklin Graham Festivals, Will Graham Celebrations, My Hope World Evangelism Through Television, Dare to be a Daniel, Rapid Response Team Chaplains, "Decision" Magazine, The Billy Graham Training Center at the Cove, The Billy Graham Library, and evangelistic programs for radio, television, and the Internet.  BGEA is headquartered in Charlotte, NC. 


 

Best Use of Social Media: Salem Web Network

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Salem Web Network

Salem Web Network (SWN), 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, Christianity.com, and GodTube.com. Now reaching more than 7 million users every month, and operating more than 60 Facebook fan pages serving nearly a million fans, SWN remains focused on connecting with the Christian community through emerging technology.

 

 

Most Creative Online Initiative: Back to the Bible: goTandem

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goTandem

goTandem encourages spiritual growth through daily Bible engagement. After Back to the Bible research experts proved that daily Bible engagement is the absolute best tool God has given for one’s spiritual journey, goTandem was created to come alongside people to help them engage the Bible throughout the day, every day.