EPA News

Inaugural Best in Class Winners Announced

World Vision came away with two first-place awards in the first-ever Best in Class awards for EPA. The summer contest put magazines in categories based on circulation rather than type as judged in the annual Awards of Excellence. Entries were split with equal numbers into eight circulation ranges, plus three additional categories based on format: […]

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EPA to Host Virtual Conference on Digital Media with a Co-op of Nine Christian Associations

EPA will be hosting a virtual conference in October, in partnership with the National Religious Broadcasters (NRB), the National Association of Evangelicals (NAE), and six other Christian media associations. Digital Media Con will focus exclusively on digital communications and e-marketing for Christian media professionals. The three-day online event, scheduled for October 27 to 29, 2020, […]

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Ten ‘Its’ for Writing Well

By Stephen R. Clark Gene Fowler said, “Writing is easy; all you do is sit staring at a blank sheet of paper until drops of blood form on your forehead.” Know the feeling? Those of us who do it, love it, but writing is not without pain. Especially when the deadline is only hours away […]

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When You’re Afraid to Write the Wrong Thing

By Randy Petersen I have no words. For a writer, that’s a strange place to be. Maybe you’re feeling something similar. This is no “writer’s block.” We know all about those cerebral deserts. Channel some bad Hemingway, laugh about it, and you can usually write your way out. But there’s no laughing now. Just a […]

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Word&Way Publishes In-depth Report on USPS and Impact on Religious Periodicals

The USPS is Under Attack. Christians Should See That’s Bad News. This the headline for a new heavily sourced report published on August 21, 2020, by EPA member Word&Way, a Baptist magazine based in Jefferson City, MO, and serving Midwest Baptists. It was written by editor Brian Kaylor. “Soon after becoming editor of Word&Way four […]

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