BEVERLY HILLS, CA -- (Marketwired) -- 06/12/13 -- ChristianMingle.com®, the largest and fastest growing community for Christian singles, today announced its membership base surpassed the 10 million mark earlier this year -- and continues to grow. To commemorate the milestone, the online dating community will kick off a nationwide search for the most inspiring love story, giving one lucky couple who met through ChristianMingle.com a "second honeymoon" to a Club Med® Resort in the Bahamas.
"Cresting the 10 million member milestone, with most of those members joining in the past couple of years, is just another indicator of the impact ChristianMingle has on the Christian community," said Greg Liberman, CEO of Spark Networks®, owner and operator of ChristianMingle. "Our mission at Spark Networks is to create iconic, niche-focused brands that build and strengthen the communities they serve, and ChristianMingle's growth is a reflection of laser-focus on the needs and values of the Christian community. Our commitment to building and strengthening the Christian community is evident not only through ChristianMingle, but also through our growing Gospel Media Group, a network of online destinations, which includes not only ChristianMingle.com, but also Believe.com®, Faith.com, DailyBibleVerse.com and ChristianCards.net."
As singles increasingly recognize the benefits and success of online dating, ChristianMingle continues to attract more members. According to the State of Dating in America report, 94 percent of Christian singles think online dating is a great way to meet people. Coinciding with the news today, ChristianMingle also released the following facts about membership activity across the online community:
•ChristianMingle members are associated with 246,797 churches across the country; •California-based ChristianMingle visitors surpassed those of any other state in 2012; •More than 2,500 different types of devices are used on a monthly basis to access ChristianMingle; •More than 200,000 messages are sent by ChristianMingle members every day; •ChristianMingle members "smile" at each other nearly 100,000 times each day; •And, more than 10,000 new users join ChristianMingle on a daily basis.
All of those members and communications clearly drive success, as ChristianMingle is responsible for countless Success Stories, thousands of which you can read at ChristianMingle.com. And now, to commemorate its ten million member milestone, ChristianMingle is going to reward one lucky Success Story couple with a second honeymoon at the all-inclusive Club Med® resort of Columbus Isle located in the Bahamas Archipelago of San Salvador. To enter, couples who met on ChristianMingle can submit their love story at https://www.facebook.com/ChristianMingle by June 30th. ChristianMingle will announce the winning couple on July 15th.
ChristianMingle's mission is to serve as the premier online community for singles looking to date, make meaningful connections and marry within the Christian faith. Unlike mass market dating sites, ChristianMingle offers a targeted, self-selecting experience, based on the premise that Christianity is central to whom a person is and, therefore, the driving force behind what Christians look for in a potential mate.
To learn about the contest's official rules and how to share your love story, visit www.ChristianMingle.com/ten-million. For additional information about the ChristianMingle community, please visit www.ChristianMingle.com.
ChristianMingle® (www.ChristianMingle.com) is the leading and fastest growing online community for Christian singles. In addition, ChristianMingle is a part of Gospel Media Group, a premier network of online Christian resources which is also comprised of believe.com® (www.believe.com), faith.com (www.faith.com), DailyBibleVerse.com (www.DailyBibleVerse.com) and ChristianCards.net (www.ChristianCards.net).
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