2021 Awards of Excellence

The 2021 Awards of Excellence honor the best work done in EPA publications during the 2020 calendar year.

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Campus (Digital)

Award of Excellence: The Threefold Advocate | John Brown University — Catherine Nolte, Maria Aguilar, Grace Lindquist, Rachael Oatman, Katelyn Kingcade, Jeffrey Hernandez

Awards of Merit: The Banner | Cal Baptist — Jane Robertus, Casey Maldonado. Liberty Champion | Liberty University — Emily Wood, Hattie Troutman, John Simmons, Ben Craft. The Point | Biola University — Kendall Jarboe, Mads Pae, Lacey Reynish, Thecla Li, Hannah Wilson

Campus (Print)

Award of Excellence: The Clarion | Bethel University — Emma Harville, Will Jacott, Molly Korzenowski, Zach Walker, Emma Gottschalk, Emma Eidsvoog

Awards of Merit: Liberty Champion | Liberty University — Hattie Troutman, Kaitlyn Bradshaw, Dakota Ward. The Threefold Advocate | John Brown University — Grace Lindquist, Maria Aguilar, Catherine Nolte, Rachael Oatman, Katelyn Kingcade, Jeffrey Hernandez. The Banner | Cal Baptist — Jane Robertus, Sofia Eneqvist, Camille Grochowski

Christian Ministry (Digital)

Award of Excellence: Teachers of Vision — Dawn Molnar, Lara Busold, Daniel Stelzer, Doreen Madere

Awards of Merit: Lifeway Research — Carol Pipes, Aaron Earls, Aaron Wilson, Joy Allmond. ERLC.com — Jason Thacker, Marie Delph, Lindsay Nicolet. Leading Hearts — Linda Evans Shepherd, Amber Weigand-Buckley, Tom Young

Christian Ministry (Print)

Award of Excellence: Influence — George P. Wood, Rick Knoth, Christina Quick, Steve Lopez, Ron Kopczick

Awards of Merit: Light Magazine — Jason Thacker, Marie Delph, Lindsay Nicolet, Jacob Blaze, Jenn Kintner, Alex Ward. Teachers of Vision — Doreen Madere, Dawn Molnar, Lara Busold, Daniel Stelzer. Evangelicals — Sarah Kropp Brown, Ashley Edmonds

Denominational (Digital)

Award of Excellence: Light + Life Magazine — Brett Heintzman, Jeff Finley, Karen Cantú, Karen Kinnaman, Douglas Britt, Pamela Babcock

Awards of Merit: Baptist Press — Jonathan Howe, George Schroeder, Laura Erlanson, Diana Chandler, Scott Barkley. The Baptist Standard — Eric Black, Ken Camp, Julie Sorrels, Kayla Peltoma, Victoria McCrary

Denominational (Print)

Award of Excellence: The Banner — Shiao Chong, Sarah Heth, Alissa Vernon, Gayla R. Postma, Dean Heetderks, Pete Euwema

Awards of Merit: The Covenant Companion — Cathy Norman Peterson, Linda Sladkey, Kristi Schild, Jenna Pirrie Wilson. Alliance Life — Peter Burgo, Emma Houk, Kenneth Crane, Julie Daube, Cathy Ellis, Janet Root. SAConnects — Warren L. Maye, Robert Mitchell, Hugo Bravo, Reginald Raines, Lea Greene

Devotional (Print)

Award of Excellence: In Touch — Cameron Lawrence, Jamie Hughes, Sandy Feit, Kayla Yiu, Eric Caposella

Awards of Merit: FUSIONext — Carol Reid, David Jones, Sondra Blackburn, Andrea Young, Katie Greenwood. Fusion — Carol Reid, David Jones, Sondra Blackburn, Andrea Young, Katie Greenwood. Forward — Carol Reid, David Jones, Nic Dennis, Andrea Young, Katie Greenwood

General (Digital)

Award of Excellence: Christianity Today — Christianity Today staff.

Awards of Merit: Infinity Concepts Blog — Darrell Law, George Konetes, Kim Rugh, Paul McDonald. Plugged In — Adam Holz, Paul Asay, Emily Clark, Bob Hoose, Kristin Smith

 

General (Print)

Award of Excellence: In Touch Magazine — Cameron Lawrence, Jamie Hughes, Sandy Feit, Kayla Yiu, Eric Caposella

Awards of Merit: Christian History — Jennifer Woodruff Tait, Dawn Moore, Kaylena Radcliff, Doug Johnson, Dan Graves, Max Pointner. Answers Magazine — Dan Stelzer, Chris Neville, Kaitlyn Iocco, Dale Mason, Sarah Eshleman. Sojourners

Higher Ed (Digital)

Award of Excellence: FULLER Studio — Lauralee Farrer, Tamara Johnston, Elijah Davidson, Katy Cook, Jerome Blanco, Nate Harrison

Awards of Merit: DTS Voice — Ed Herrelko, Kristi Hart, Rebecca Walton, Davis Mursalie. Concordia Seminary Magazine — Chris Miller, Jayna Rollings, Melanie Ave, Sarah Maney, Erica Tape, Rebekah Lukas

Higher Ed (Print)

Award of Excellence: The Great Commission Magazine — Sharon Chung, Ryan Thomas, Rebecca Pate, Emily Gwyn, Lauren Pratt

Awards of Merit: Westmont — Irene Neller, Nancy Phinney, Scott Craig, Brad Elliott, Alyssa Beccue, Gayle Beebe. Ministry & Leadership — Ligon Duncan, Phillip Holmes, Kelly Berkompas, Sense Makery, Matthew McQuade, Abby Wood. FULLER — Katy Cook, Denise Klitsie, Lauralee Farrer, Tamara Johnston, Joy Netanya Thompson, Jerome Blanco

Missions (Digital)

Award of Excellence: MTW — Daniel Simmons, Melanie Benedict, Amy Glass, Ruth Ebbs, Andrew Shaughnessy

Award of Merit: Message Magazine — Loren Skinker, Lauren Farr-Miller, Alex Kocman, Leah Pickard

Missions (Print)

Award of Excellence: Message Magazine — Loren Skinker, Alex Kocman, Lauren Farr-Miller, Leah Pickard

Awards of Merit: Missions — Sarah Dunlap, Tom Turner, Cheryl Biswurm. Network — Amy Glass, Melanie Benedict, Andrew Shaughnessy, Tom Mills, Claire Rodger. Intercede — James Eagles, Alan Doerksen, Eliud Herrera

Newsletter (Print)

Award of Excellence: Luke Society News — Dan Breen

Newspaper (Print)

Award of Excellence: Illinois Baptist — Eric Reed, Meredith Flynn, Kris Kell, Lisa Misner, Leah Honnen

Awards of Merit: The Christian Chronicle — Bobby Ross Jr., Erik Tryggestad, Chellie Ison, Tonya Patton, Lynda Sheehan, Melinda Wilson. The Alabama Baptist — Jennifer Rash, Carrie McWhorter, Lauren Grim. New Frontier Chronicle — Christin Thieme, Hillary Jackson, Karen Gleason, Kevin Dobruck

Newspaper-Online News (Digital)

Award of Excellence: The Christian Post — Christopher Chou, Richard Land, John Grano, Lillian Kwon, Melissa Barnhart, Hannah Lee

Awards of Merit: Christian News Journal — Corine Santillo. Religion Unplugged — Meagan Clark. The Alabama Baptist — Jennifer Rash, James Hammack, Carrie McWhorter

Organizational (Digital)

Award of Excellence: Cru Storylines — Rachel Geckle, Guy Gerrard, Melody Copenny, Journey Group

Awards of Merit: Answers in Genesis — Jeremy Ham, Frost Smith, Dan Zordel, Joel Leineweber, Jared Goldie, Jason Nave. Citygate Network — John Ashmen, Justin Boles, Kristi Rector, Mike Hames, Marvin Harrell. Caring Magazine — Christin Thieme, Hillary Jackson, Karen Gleason, Kevin Dobruck, Cory Gaudaur, Kyle Farber

Organizational (Print)

Award of Excellence: Instigate — John Ashmen, Justin Boles, Krist Rector, Mike Hames, Marvin Harrell

Awards of Merit: World Vision Magazine — Kristy Glaspie, Sevil Omer, Heather Klinger, Jon Warren, Journey Group, World Vision Storytelling Team. Proclaim! — Katie Bredemeier, Kevin Nordyke, Jay Fordice, Katrina Delamarter, Alyssa James, Joy Bongiorno. The Voice of the Martyrs — Cheryl Odden, Dennis Waterman, Jon Green, Kim van Veen, Kevin Selders, Natasha Fullard

Youth (Print)

Award of Excellence: Peer — Captain Pamela Maynor, Andrea Ricker, Olivia Scherzer

Awards of Merit: Explorer’s Guide — Janiece Waldrop, Sondra Blackburn, Andrea Young, Katie Greenwood. Adventure Guide — Janiece Waldrop, Andrea Young, Katie Greenwood. Velocity — Carol Reid, Nic Dennis, David Jones, Andrea Young, Katie Greenwood

Most Improved (Print)

Award of Excellence: Just Between Us — Shelly Esser, Julie Krinke, Suzan Braun, Ashley Schmidt, Mary Ann Prasser

Awards of Merit: Fusion — Carol Reid, David Jones, Sondra Blackburn, Andrea Young, Katie Greenwood. SBC Life — Amy Whitfield, Jonathan Howe, Rebecca Manry, Andy Beachum