Cover for September 1994, featuring The Newsboys

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First issue: July 1978
Final issue: April 2008
Replaced by CCM Digital
Splits from Contemporary Christian ACTS

Published as:
Contemporary Christian Music (ISSN 0164-6664)
1978  –  1983, Publisher: (Laguna Hills, CA)
Contemporary Christian Magazine (ISSN 0746-0066)
1983  –  1986
Contemporary Christian Music (ISSN 1049-3379)
1986  –  1998
CCM (ISSN 1524-7848)
1998  –  2008, Publisher: (Nashville, TN)

OCLC: 40101404
LCCN: sn99003797

Cover appearances

13: Michael W. Smith
13: Amy Grant
10: Steven Curtis Chapman
8: Petra
7: The Newsboys
6: Third Day
6: Jars of Clay
6: dc Talk
5: Carman
5: Phil Keaggy
5: Steve Taylor
5: Twila Paris
5: Point of Grace


Founder - John W. Styll
Publisher - Jim Cumbee
Associate Publisher - Rick Edwards
Editor - In - Cheif - Roberta Croteau
Editor - Ted Ojarovsky
Editor - Matthew Turner
Editor - Jay Swartzendruber
Managing Editor - Kristi Henson
Managing Editor - Tracey L. Bumpus
Managing Editor - Lindsay Williams
Managing Editor - Lisa Guest
Managing Editor - Paul Baker
Managing Editor - Phillip R. Templeton
Managing Editor - April Hefner
Managing Editor - Stephanie Ottosen
Senior Editor - Thom Granger
Assistant Editor - Jan Rodger
Assistant Editor - M. Scott Dwinell
Assistant Editor - Don Cusic
Associate Editor - Gregory J Rumburg
Assistant Editor - Karen Marie Platt
Associate Editor - Sarah Aldridge-McNeece
Assistant Editor - Kathleen A Ervin

Columns & regular features

'x' Things You Probably Didn't Know About...: Trivia about artists.
By The Numbers: Gregory J Rumburg.
Consider This: John Fischer.
Conversations: Jim Long.
Industrybeat: Christian music industry interviews, by Jay Swartzendruber.
Living The Message
New Noise: Andrew Schwab.
Outta Toon: Comic by Rick Baldwin.
Perspectives: Commentary by Bob Larson on culture and music.
Sightings: Chris Well.
Sound Advice: Commentary by John Fischer on culture and music.
The Final Word: Commentary by Louie Giglio.
The Writer's Block: Matthew West.
Trend Watch: Trends in Christian music, by Beau Black.
Where's the Beat?

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