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Douglas J. Trouten Memorial Scholarship Established

Former Evangelical Press Association Executive Director Doug Trouten passed away on July 30, 2018, six months after being diagnosed with pancreatic cancer. Doug, who earned his Ph.D. in Mass Communication from the University of Minnesota, served EPA over a 30-year span in a wide variety of roles that included scholarship committee, awards committee, four convention […]

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EPA Receives Grant from Tyndale House Foundation

EPA has been awarded a grant from the Tyndale House Foundation to pay for foreign Christian magazine editors to attend the 2019 convention in Oklahoma City. While attending the Crisis Publishing Initiative conference in Hungary last October, organized by Magazine Training International, EPA Executive Director Lamar Keener was impacted by the testimonies of the magazine […]

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Merchant Processing Now Available through New Benefit Partner

A merchant processing company has joined the ranks as a Benefit Partner with EPA. Now EPA members can utilize the services of a credit card processor and save on processing costs compared to other companies while, at the same time, supporting the work of EPA. Cornerstone Payment Systems is a Christian-owned credit card processing company […]

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Former Executive Director Ron Wilson Remembered

Ron Wilson, executive director of EPA from 1992 to 2002, died June 8, 2018, after an extended illness. Ron’s decade as director was sandwiched between Gary Warner and Doug Trouten. He was born on January 21, 1932, grew up outside of Boston, served in the U.S. Army, and received his bachelor’s degree from Gordon College. […]

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Publishing Professionals from EPA to Speak at Magazine Publishing Institute in Nairobi

Several EPA members will be joining the faculty for Magazine Training International’s inaugural publishing conference in Africa this fall. Jeremy Weber, senior news editor for Christianity Today; Tamara Welter, associate professor at Biola University and adviser to Point magazine; and freelancer Carla Foote will join a faculty of nine for the Magazine Publishing Institute in […]

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