Spark Networks Launches Gospel Media Group to Further Inspire and Connect Christians

Network of Christian Online Resources Builds and Strengthens Faith amongst Believers

BEVERLY HILLS, Calif. (August 21, 2012) – Spark Networks® today announced the launch of Gospel Media Group, a global network of inspirational online resources for Christians. Combining its strong commitment to serving the Lord with the power of technology, Gospel Media Group provides Christians online destinations to discover inspiration, guidance, entertainment, motivation and connection with other Christians.

“Gospel Media Group was created to help Christians grow their faith and strengthen their relationships with the Lord through a deep sense of community,” says Spark Networks General Manager James Green. “Our hope is that through this network, we will also provide Christians with fun and easy tools to engage with fellow believers of all denominations around the world.”

Gospel Media Group will consist of two new faith-based websites,DailyBibleVerse.com and ChristianCards.net™, in addition toChristianMingle®.com, the largest and fastest growing online community for Christian singles, and believe.com, a leading content site dedicated to helping Christians deepen their walk with the Lord and engage in fellowship with other believers.

Daily Bible Verse offers inspirational, consumable verses from the Bible, meant to encourage a solid walk with the Lord and navigate today’s fast-paced society.  Christians can sign up for the free Daily Bible Verse e-newsletter to receive daily emails with an inspirational verse of the day. In addition to daily verses, Daily Bible Verse provides searchable online versions of both the Old Testament and New Testament for quick references to additional Bible passages.

ChristianCards.net provides complimentary, uniquely designed eCards that offer uplifting messages of encouragement, hope, love and support as well as scriptures, birthday wishes and holiday greetings. Visitors to the site can also download faith-based wallpaper for their computer screens.

The Gospel Media Group portfolio has reached more than 20 million unique visitors who have generated more than 2 billion page views in the past year alone. With the continued expansion of Gospel Media Group, millions of Christians worldwide will be able to connect with one another, deepen their spiritual journeys, and discover inspiring articles and uplifting messages across the network of sites.

For additional information about Gospel Media Group or any of its online communities, visit www.gospelmediagroup.com.

Gospel Media Group (www.gospelmediagroup.com) is a premier network of online Christian resources.  Gospel Media Group is owned and operated bySpark Networks®, Inc. (www.Spark.net), whose mission is to create iconic, niche-focused brands that build and strengthen the communities they serve. Spark Networks’ shares trade on the NYSE MKT under the symbol “LOV” (NYSE MKT: LOV). Gospel Media Group currently consists ofChristianMingle.com® (www.ChristianMingle.com), believe.com™ (www.believe.com), DailyBibleVerse.com™ (www.DailyBibleVerse.com) andChristianCards.net™ (www.ChristianCards.net).