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Better marketing means more people at your next evangelistic event! At SermonView, we’re passionate about using our gifts to get you better results: higher response rates, lower cost per opening night attendee, and a deeper, more diverse audience. Let us help you bring more people to your next series.


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Our Story


1995Don Gray

“Grandfather of SermonView”

“Grandfather of SermonView”

Don Gray, a retired evangelist and the “Grandfather of SermonView,” started Advent Digital Media in 1995 to create computer graphics for Mark Finley’s Net 95 satellite evangelism series. Over the next six years the organization grew to 15 young creative professionals, merging with It Is Written Television in 1999. Don Gray passed away in 2014, leaving a lasting legacy of creative evangelism and lives touched around the world. SermonView is privileged to be part of that legacy.

2001Larry Witzel joins It Is Written Digital Media Group

It Is Written Digital Media Group

It Is Written Digital Media Group

Larry Witzel joined the team as Director in 2001, managing the development of evangelism graphics products such as New Beginnings DVD Evangelism and the Evangelism Media Library. Soon the team was renamed It Is Written Digital Media Group (“DMG”), and Vince Williams joined two years later to direct the global launch of Oxygen Preaching Graphics.

2005It Is Written closes and SermonView begins

Spin Off

Spin Off

In 2005, It Is Written closed DMG to refocus the ministry on the television program and public evangelism. When this happened, Larry and Vince founded the ministry now known as SermonView, offering a place for the entire DMG team to continue developing cutting-edge visual resources. Most of our effort was put into development of Oxygen Preaching Graphics, but during this time the crew also worked with a variety of church leaders on major projects: Mark Finley’s Unsealing Daniel’s Mysteries; Derek Morris’ The Radical Teachings of Jesus; Shawn Boonstra’s The Appearing; Jose Rojas’ Check Him Out; Mike and Gayle Tucker’s Mad about Marriage; John Bradshaw’s Babylon Rising; and The Pastor’s DVD produced by Dave Gemmell at the NAD Church Resource Center. 

2009SermonView extends to printed evangelism resources

Church Printing

Church Printing

When development of Oxygen wrapped up in 2009, the SermonView crew transitioned its attention to using that graphics library in printed resources for churches. That year at the NAD Church Ministries Convention in Myrtle Beach, SC, we launched a collection of handbills for evangelistic meetings, extending our journey of partnering with local churches for evangelism.

2013SermonView Evangelism Marketing begins

Inflection Point: Evangelism Marketing

Inflection Point: Evangelism Marketing

Lynnwood Spangler, the Texas Conference evangelist, asked for help improving his response rates and gave our crew wide latitude to make changes to his marketing. For the first time, we took everything we had learned about church marketing and applied it to a single campaign, changing the series title, the cover art, the bio, and even the sermon titles to make a cohesive, congruent campaign. On opening night he saw quadruple his previous response rates, which led us to put all our focus into evangelism marketing. SermonView entered a phase of rapid growth, as we doubled our mailing volume every year for five straight years.

2016SermonView partners with the Voice of Prophecy

Shadow Empire

Shadow Empire

The Voice of Prophecy partnered with SermonView to develop and launch a new type of evangelistic event. Shadow Empire was the first of several short, focused bridge events bringing members of the community through the doors of local churches. Each of the four sessions used a video presentation by Shawn Boonstra, followed by a guided discussion featuring a local moderator. SermonView developed and executed the marketing used by participating churches, and handled all the customer support. This was followed by A Pale Horse Rides, The Appearing, and Final Empire. To date, the SermonView crew has assisted with thousands of these events reaching nearly a hundred thousand guests.

2020 and beyondSermonView continues to serve customers for over two decades

Today at SermonView

Today at SermonView
Today, SermonView continues to pursue our mission of helping churches reach more people for Christ through proven, effective marketing practices. While direct mail continues to have a role in these campaigns, today most campaigns also include a strong social media and online advertising component, along with banners and road signs. We have been honored to serve some of our current SermonView customers for over two decades, and look forward to continuing to have a vital role in many churches’ outreach programs in the future.