EPA Mourns Loss of Two Industry Leaders

The Evangelical publishing community lost two accomplished leaders within the span of three days in late June. On June 26, 2017, Rev. Jim Reapsome passed away at the age of 88 in Downer’s Grove, IL. Reapsome, an honorary member of EPA for his long years of service in the association, was the founder of The […]

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EPA Board Undergoes Major Changes

  The EPA Board of Directors experienced significant, though routine, changes at the recent election held during the annual business meeting at the Chicago convention on April 11. Leaving the board was president Mark Winz, whose four-year term—two as president-elect and two as president—ended. Moving from president-elect to board president was Eric Thomsen, managing editor […]

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EPA Scholarship Winners for 2017 Announced

Taylor University undergrad Becca Robb is the winner of the 2017 Jerry Jenkins Scholarship in the amount of $2,000. Robb, a junior journalism major with a perfect 4.0 GPA, was chosen from a group of seven applicants. Robb is co-editor-in-chief of Taylor’s student newspaper, The Echo. She is a 2016 graduate of World Magazine’s World […]

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EPA Announces Plans to Return to Orlando for 2018 Convention

During the 2017 EPA annual business meeting, which took place Tuesday, April 11, in Lombard, IL, Executive Director Lamar Keener announced that EPA 2018 will return to the site of its 2006 convention at the Orlando Airport Marriott Lakeside, in Orlando, Florida. The dates will be Wednesday to Friday, April 4 to 6.

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EPA Chicago 2017 Keynote Speakers Announced

Dates, Stetzer, Green to headline annual convention Dr. Charlie E. Dates, senior pastor of Chicago’s Progressive Baptist Church, will kick off EPA’s annual convention on Sunday evening, April 9, 2017. The opening session will begin at 4:30 p.m. and will be followed by a buffet dinner. Other keynote speakers for the convention include Ed Stetzer […]

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EPA Headquarters Relocated to Arizona

The question is often asked, “Where is the EPA office located?” The answer depends on where the Executive Director lives. As of January 25, 2017, the international headquarters of the Evangelical Press Association is located in the greater Phoenix, Arizona, area in the town of Queen Creek. Executive Director Lamar Keener and his wife Theresa […]

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Museum of the Bible Named Title Sponsor for EPA 2017

Museum of the Bible has signed on as the lead sponsor of EPA’s 2017 convention in Chicago. The 430,000-square-foot museum is currently under construction in Washington, D.C., and is scheduled to open in November 2017. Located just two blocks from the National Mall and three blocks from the U.S. Capitol, Museum of the Bible will invite people to engage […]

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Cambey & West Joins EPA’s Benefit Partner Program

Cambey & West has joined the EPA Benefit Partner Program and is offering a free month’s fulfillment service for new clients along with a waived conversion fee for EPA member publications. Cambey & West’s core business is subscription fulfillment and integrated database management. As a privately-held company established in 1986, they have always been in […]

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EPA Joins Effort for 2017 Int’l Conference on Publishing in Crisis

The Evangelical Press Association has signed on as a coalition member for an international conference dealing with publishing about crises. It will be held in Europe next year. The Crisis Publishing Institute, organized by Colorado Springs-based Magazine Training International, is scheduled for October 15-18, 2017, possibly in Frankfurt or Budapest. Terrorist attacks, displaced refugees, war, hunger, poverty […]

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Agathon Group Joins Partnership Program

Agathon Group is a web development and cloud hosting company with a passion to serve Christian ministries. Other services they provide include programming, print design, branding and development. “We help you reach your audience by building and hosting web applications that solve your thorniest problems,” says CTO Peter Green. “Many website owners spend too much time […]

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