Best Faith-based Websites

Each year the Web Marketing Association names the Best Faith-based web site as part of the annual WebAward Competition.  Since 1997, the WebAwards are recognized as the premier industry based Website Award program in the world.

Here is your chance to stand out from your competitors and win the recognition you deserve while receiving valuable independent feedback on your development efforts.

Click here to enter your Website into the Web Marketing Association’s 2017 WebAward Competition.

Best Faith-based websites are selected by judges who review the entered websites using the seven criteria below:

PERMATA Programmes
2016 Best Faith-based Site
PERMATA Programmes
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2016 WebAward Trophy
  • Design
  • Ease of use
  • Copywriting
  • Interactivity
  • Use of technology
  • Innovation
  • Content


As a participant, you will receive:

  • An independent evaluation of your Faith-based Website by independent expert judges
  • Valuable feedback to help Benchmark your efforts against other Faith-based industry websites.


If your site wins recognition with the Faith-based WebAward, you will also get:  

  • A beautiful statue or certificate of achievement to display proudly
  • Higher visibility for your company
  • A great marketing opportunity to promote your site to the media
  • Links to your site from the highly ranked WebAward site to help SEO
  • The admiration of peers, friends and co-workers – maybe even a raise!
  • A personal achievement for your resume

Each year the Web Marketing Association's WebAward Competition names the Best Faith-based web site.  Best websites are selected by judging the entered websites using seven criteria - design, ease of use, copywriting, interactivity, use of technology, innovation and content.  Websites not selected as best Faith-based website are also eligible for an Outstanding Website Award or a Standard of Excellence Award.

Setting Faith-based Trends and making Faith-based News

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Entering the WebAwards can help keep you up on Faith-based Trends by showing you how other Faith-based websites compare to the WebAward standards. You also can make Faith-based news if you have the Best Faith-based website. Faith-based news letters will want to cover you win bringing you additional visibility within your industry.

The 2016 WebAward competition has ended. Please add your name to our mailing list to be notified about WebAward 2017.


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Here are the past Best Faith-based WebAward winners:

Year  Winner Site Name
2016 Centre for Content Creation PERMATA Programmes
2015 NXT\ Digital Innovation | Crescent Lifestyle Crescent Lifestyle App
2014 Communications Department Dallas Theological Seminary
2013 Mark Deitch & Associates, Inc. Temple Aliyah
2012 Webknowledgy Calvary Lutheran Church
2011 PARTNERS+simons Portsmouth Abbey Monastery Website
2010 Joel Osteen Ministries and Lakewood Church Lakewood Church
2009 Guideposts
2008 Mediapulse Park West Church
2007 Bayshore Solutions Wycliffe Bible Translators
2006 Dallas Theological Seminary Dallas Theological Seminary Website
2005 Biola University Talbot School of Theology Website
2004 PhotoMission, Inc. A Worldwide Community of Christian Photographers

*some URLs may no longer be valid, especially for older WebAward winners.

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