The August 18, 2010 Homepage of OnePlace.com
|Type of site||Christian|
|Owner||Salem Web Network|
|Created by||Salem Web Network|
|Launched||acquired January 1998|
|Alexa rank||52,166 (March 2014[update])|
OnePlace.com is a website owned and operated by Salem Web Network and headquartered in Richmond, Virginia. The site claims to be the leading provider of online streaming for Christian ministries. In addition to online radio streams for more than 200 of Salem's radio broadcasts, the site is home to more than 150 ministry broadcasts and includes a 1 year archive, on-demand audio, podcasts, and MP3 downloads.
OnePlace.com receives an average of 13 million page views and 1.3 million unique users per month.
Salem Web Network acquired OnePlace.com in 1998. Charles Stanley, Chuck Swindoll, and Focus on the Family were some of the first ministries to broadcast on the site. In October 1999, Salem Web Network announced that they would begin streaming radio broadcasts on OnePlace.com which would give users the ability to listen to their favorite Christian broadcasts from anywhere.
On September 20, 2005, Salem Web Network announced the launch of podcasting services.
On February 14, 2006, OnePlace.com launched a complete redesign and new content platform. The redesign featured a simplified navigation and organization to ministry listings as well as topical programming such as family, worldview, and kids.
On May 2, 2010, OnePlace was re-launched with a new platform to include topic pages like missions, discipleship and evangelism, Christian dating & relationships, apologetics and others. Extended broadcast archives and a OnePlace.com app were also included.
OnePlace.com was named Best Broadcast Website and received the 2007 NRB Media Award for Internet - Best Broadcast Website by the National Religious Broadcasters Association on February 27, 2007. The award recognizes excellence in design and content, creativity in presentation, and effectiveness in fulfilling its mission.
OnePlace.com allows users to listen to the latest Christian Radio broadcasts of leading ministry voices as well as browse the 1 year archives.
Some of the ministries broadcasting on OnePlace.com are;
- Beth Moore
- R.C. Sproul
- Adrian Rogers
- Jack Graham
- Left Behind
- J. Vernon McGee
- Dr. James Dobson
- Ed Young
- Kay Arthur
- John F. MacArthur
- David Jeremiah
- Hank Hanegraaff
- Alistair Begg
- Kirk Cameron
- Tony Perkins
- Bayless Conley
- Dr. Michael Youssef
- Ken Ham
- Tony Evans
- Dr. James MacDonald
Faith Talk radio
Salem Radio Networks Faith Talk radio programs stream live on the site. Their "Faith Talk Web Radio" features radio broadcasts from Chuck Swindoll, Kay Arthur, John Piper, John F. MacArthur, Adrian Rogers, Greg Laurie, Dr. James Dobson and more.
Bible study tools
The site has interactive Bible Study Tools, featuring a large amount of Biblical content for personal Bible study. The site features 29 Bible translations (7 contain the Apocryphal books), 12 commentaries, 4 concordances, 5 dictionaries, 2 encyclopedias, 2 lexicons (1 Hebrew, 1 Greek), Biblical maps, sermon helps, sermon illustrations, and more.
Pastors, authors, and speakers who broadcast on OnePlace also provide essay and commentary content that address theological questions, Christian living issues, Christian foundations, and more.
OnePlace.com offers free devotionals that you can read on the site or receive by email.
Podcasts and MP3 downloads
Salem Web Network announced the addition of podcasting services on September 20, 2005. During that year, several ministries had been quick to adopt the new technology including Focus on the Family, Winning Walk with Dr. Ed Young, Power Point Ministries with Jack Graham, and Family Life Today with Dennis Rainey. These organizations saw an exponential increase in the number of daily programs downloaded during the initial testing phase. Oneplace.com ministries were on pace for more than 125,000 program downloads in the month of September.
Today, more than 150 ministry podcast subscriptions are available to download.
Footnotes and references
- "Oneplace.com Site Info". Alexa Internet. Retrieved 2014-03-01.
- "OnePlace.com, "About Us"". Archived from the original on 2007-10-13. Retrieved 2007-10-15.
- "Business Wire, "OnePlace.com Named Best Broadcast Website by National Religious Broadcasters Association", Feb. 12, 2007". Business Wire. 2007-02-12. Retrieved 2007-10-15.
- ""The dot.com of Christian Broadcasting" by Larry Amon, February 2004". Retrieved 2007-10-15.
- "Salem CC, "Salem Web Network Unveils New Podcasting Initiative; OnePlace.com, Largest Christian Content Provider Offers New Service", Sep. 20, 2005". Retrieved 2007-10-15.
- "OnePlace.com Bible Study Tools". Retrieved 2007-10-16.