Periodic publications can be enjoyable to read but the wrong ones can also be detrimental to spiritual health. Choosing magazines that have uplifting content and that support spiritual growth is important for believers. These can be more difficult to find than one might think, which is why, along with the original list, these below are additional options.
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Eight issues a year look at life from a Catholic perspective. Topics include the sacraments, spiritual gifts, current events, inspiring people, faith, love, catechism, social media, and much more.
This print magazine is a monthly publication that discusses God’s ways and current trends in Christianity, as well as encouraging a walk with God and reliance on the Holy Spirit. Faith and current issues are brought forth to encourage and spark new spiritual life.
This quarterly magazine contains facts, analyses, and critiques from a Biblical and scholarly perspective, in a readable manner, regarding religion, doctrine, faith, and ethics.
This 11-issues-a-year magazine is published by the Billy Graham Evangelistic Association and subtitles itself “The Evangelical Voice for Today.” It looks at politics, religious freedom, and other factors that affect the life of a Christian in North America.
Six times a year, this print publication offers inspiration and positivity through Bible passages, stories, poems, and daily prayers.
Ten issues yearly look at the first things people need to know to understand how religion and public life relate to one another. Provocative and intellectual, the articles within are written by scholars and lay people but always look at the first things.
Get a closer look at God’s chosen people in the six issues a year from Friends of Israel Gospel Ministry. Each issue contains topics from history and current events that affect Israel and the rest of the world.
This women’s magazine is published quarterly by Telling the Truth Media Ministry. It encourages women to seek God, choose hope, and reminds them that they are not alone in dealing with the challenges of daily life.
This quarterly print magazine is geared toward women, whether they are stay-at-home moms or whether their nest is empty, to encourage Godly living and a happy household.
This monthly publication is written from a Catholic viewpoint and encourages prayer and preparation for the Mass. It contains insights and features to boost the spiritual life of Catholic people.
Midnight Call is a monthly print magazine that focuses on current events in the light of the Bible, especially as it relates to Biblical prophecy.
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Geared for pastors and leaders in ministry, this magazine prints six months a year and examines topics that leaders need to consider, including social media and internet, the agendas of alternate lifestyles, denominations, current events, and more.
Geared toward children, this monthly magazine has information about nature and animals, viewed from a Creationist perspective. It also includes Bible stories and encouraging content.
This magazine prints ten issues yearly, meant for kids and families to connect with faith every day. Geared specifically toward Catholic families, topics include the pope, faith, prayer, communion, anxiety, human dignity, joy, walking with Jesus, love, and much more.
Six issues a year present Eastern Orthodox topics and look especially at elders and guides of spirituality in several Eastern traditions. They also examine faith as Christians and monastic life. It is written by those who are living the faith.
This quarterly devotional magazine contains brief spiritual devotions for every day of the year to aid Christians in keeping their spiritual life alive.
This print magazine from Relevant Media Group contains articles about issues in life and culture, aimed toward young adults. Six issues a year encourage young people to view common culture with a Biblical worldview.
11 issues per year of this print magazine show how faith, culture, and politics are not incompatible. Challenging, encouraging, and uplifting, this magazine looks at deep subjects and hard questions in today’s world.
Twelve printed issues yearly encourage people to study God’s word in a readable way. Doctrines are presented and current events are examined with a Biblical perspective.
Six issues a year encourage Christians to examine living a life of purpose, serving God instead of courting cultural popularity, and honoring God in all areas of life. Inspirational stories and informative articles highlight facets of finance, health, humor, and other things in this print magazine.
This monthly print magazine is geared toward Christian women, encouraging them in home, work, and other aspects of life.
One may quibble that single-issue magazines (as opposed to subscription) are not really magazines at all, but the style and format of these make them fit into the general description. Some are single issues yearly, some may be published more often, but all of them have something to offer.
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Christian Times Magazine
Issue 39, Jan 2020
Issue 37, Dec 2019
These (and the preceding) single-issue magazines examine, monthly, the current events of the world and compare them to Biblical principles. The articles look deeper at how Christians should view what is happening in the world today.
Christian History Magazine
Though the most recent of these single-issue magazines was published in 2018, the history contained within these and the preceding single issues is enlightening and encouraging for believers. Learning more about Christian history and great people of the past can aid in spiritual living in today’s world.
DaySpring Everyday Faith Magazine
These single-issue magazines are intended for women, designed to inspire and encourage while meeting women right where they are. Tear-out cards and samples are included, along with tips for journaling and other fun things.