• We welcome previously unpublished original content.

• Exceptions for content previously published will be considered on a case-by-case basis.

• We cannot consider articles that have been submitted simultaneously to other publications.

• We do not post poetry, prayers, fiction, responsive readings or hymns.

• The ideal length for articles published on our site is 600 to 800 words. Exceptions may be made on a case-by-case basis.


• Plan to write for a general audience.

• Please avoid unnecessary academic terms in order to best serve our global and diverse readership.

• If select academic terms are essential, explain the term or concept in language accessible to the average reader.

• Include citations within the main text and links to referenced online articles. We will work with you on how best to cite sources.

• First-time contributors are encouraged to read recent articles to gain a clearer idea of Good Faith Media’s style.


• Send the article as a .doc or .docx file in 12 point Arial font.

• Set paragraph spacing to zero point, with line spacing set to single.

• Include a one- or two-sentence byline about yourself.

• Provide links to your social media pages and your website/blog if you would like these included with your byline.

• Attach a high-resolution headshot (at least 2000 pixels wide) in business casual or Sunday attire. We will crop as necessary.


• Please send completed articles to with “Article Submission” in the subject line.

• Once you submit a column, news and opinion staff will review your article and indicate whether GFM plans to publish the article.

• If GFM plans to publish your article, news and opinion staff will provide suggested revisions as needed, as well as a general timeframe for publication.

• We cannot guarantee feedback for declined submissions.

• On the day of publication, we will email with a link to your column. Please share the link with your network through email and social media.


• Submissions are edited for clarity and style.

• Typographical and grammatical errors will be corrected and paragraphs will be divided without notification.

• Once the writer and GFM staff have agreed to a revised version, the column will undergo a final review before posting.

• GFM news and opinion staff members write headlines and select featured images.

• The goal is to present articles with a title/image that accurately reflects the content, while also grabbing readers’ attention.

• Any preferences regarding the title and/or image can be shared with the news and opinion staff during the revising process.