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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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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EPA-ACP to Host Regional Seminars on Content Strategy and Writing

The Evangelical Press Association and the Associated Church Press are co-sponsoring three one-day regional intensive seminars in select cities this fall. In Washington, D.C., magazine consultant Lou Ann Sabatier will teach a class on content strategy on Friday, October 26. Lou Ann is a highly sought-after publishing consultant, renowned for her high energy and infectious […]

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Online Professional Development: The Editor as Leader

EPA’s immediate past president Mark Winz will teach an online course for editors to help them gain a spiritual foundation as a leader of those who work on the publication and for leading readers. Writers need to be led to stronger communication skills. Everyone who helps plan, produce, and market a publication needs be led […]

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Bob Terry Honored for Fifty Years of Service

  During the Orlando convention, EPA honored long-time member Dr. Bobby S. “Bob” Terry for his many years of service to EPA and to Christian media. After 50 years in Christian publishing, Terry is retiring at the end of 2018. For 20 of those 50 years, he was the editor of Word & Way, the […]

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EPA Announces Scholarship Winners for 2018

Bethany Peterson, a student at Wheaton College, has been announced as the 2018 winner of the $2,000 Jerry Jenkins Scholarship. A news writer for the campus newspaper, The Wheaton Record, Peterson’s vocational goal is to be an investigative news reporter. “Bethany is especially strong in writing hard news and working on deadline,” wrote journalism professor […]

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2018 Higher Goals Awards

Presented during EPA’s 2018 convention, the 2018 Higher Goals awards honor the best work done in specific categories during the 2017 calendar year. Click here to view or download Liaison 2018 Awards Edition. Article Series First Place: In Touch Magazine, “Biblical Literacy Series” — Brad Fruhauff, Michelle van Loon. Second Place: Christianity Today Online, “#AmplifyWomen” — […]

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2018 Awards of Excellence

Presented during EPA’s 2018 convention, the 2018 Awards of Excellence honor the best work done in EPA publications during the 2017 calendar year. Click here to view or download 2018 Liaison Awards Edition. Campus Award of Excellence: The Hilltop | Corban University — Ashlyn Rollins, Charlotte Vanwerven. Awards of Merit: Pursuit | Cal Baptist University […]

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Glahn, White Nominated for Board Positions

(Update 4/6/18) Sandra Glahn and Terry White were elected to the board during the annual membership meeting held on April 6, 2018, during the convention in Orlando. The EPA Board of Directors has announced the candidates for two open board positions. An independent committee made up of Mark Winz (Cru Storylines), Deborah St. Lawrence (ONE […]

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