The following are benefits given to members of the Fellowship
of Christian Poets. We hope that you will join us in this
worldwide Christian ministry.

Guaranteed Acceptance . . . Members are guaranteed publication of 52 poems per year, one per week, in the Library
of Poetic Expression (all poems are subject to editorial review for acceptance and may be rejected with a request to edit existing submission or to resubmit a new poem). Poets may also submit one poem per contest in addition to the one per week allotment..

Our Plan of Action:
A Three-fold Vision

   1. To communicate with pastors, teachers and ministry
       leaders, informing them of our free poetic resource.

   2. To provide free programming through public service
       announcements on Christian radio and in print media.

    3. To supply free audio books of Christian poetry to
        residential facilities for the blind and elderly,

All Members must follow published guidelines for submitting poetry as shown on the FOCP web-site.

    1.    All poems submitted will be critiqued, if deemed necessary, by the poetry editors.

    2.    All submissions that are Biblically sound will be entered into the library.

    3.    Poems that are Biblically unsound or poorly written, as per the discretion of poetry editors, will be returned with either a
           request for revision or a request for a new submission.

Automatic Eligibility . . .  All members are eligible for consideration as the Poem of the Month and for the "Poet of the Year"

New Poetry Monthly Showcase . . .  Each month, memberís poetry will be showcased

Free Link . . . Members with websites that are filled with 75% or more of Christian poetry are eligible for a link to the FOCP site (other qualifications may exist depending upon a website review by the founders).

Special Updates . . . Members will be kept informed via special updates from time to time.

Here are six good reasons why you should
become a Lifetime Member.

  • Your membership donation is tax deductible, as a contribution to an authorized non-profit Christian ministry.
  • Your gift is in support of the largest and most evangelical poetry site on the web.
  • Your gift of poetry will become a blessing to many of the over 50,000 visitors per year that currently visit our website.
  • Your inspiration will be published in the largest Christian poetry library in the world, which is an ever-growing resource for pastors, teachers and ministry leaders.
  • You will grow in your gifting by association with other Christian poets through this Fellowship.
  • You will learn more about your gifting from pointed articles that focus on style, expression, and content.

since 2/28/06!