2016 Compensation Survey

In February 2016 EPA conducted an anonymous survey on salaries and benefits of its members, commissioned by the EPA board of directors and conducted by Sightline Research + Strategies, an independent firm. The survey was promoted through a postcard mailing to 629 individuals and three emails sent to 589 of the same individuals for whom […]

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Jenkins, Minnery, Neff Granted Honorary Membership

The EPA Board of Directors voted to extend three honorary memberships during their Spring 2016 board meeting. The new members are Jerry Jenkins, Tom Minnery and David Neff. Honorary membership, also known as Member Emeritus, is accorded to select individuals who are retired or have reached the age of 70 and who have provided distinguished […]

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2016 Scholarship Winners Announced

Felecia Datus, a Communications graduate student at Andrews University in Berrien Springs, Mich., is the first winner of the Jerry Jenkins Scholarship, which was established this past year by the generous donation of best-selling author and former EPA President Jerry Jenkins. Jenkins has committed $10,000 to EPA to provide a $2,000 scholarship each year for five […]

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2016 Awards of Excellence

Presented during EPA’s 2016 convention, the 2016 Awards of Excellence honor the best work done in EPA publications during the 2015 calendar year. Click here to view or download 2016 Liaison Awards Edition.   Campus Award of Excellence: The Echo / Taylor University — Chris Yingling, Julia Oller Awards of Merit: Pursuit / Cal Baptist University […]

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2016 Higher Goals Awards

Presented during EPA’s 2016 convention, the 2016 Higher Goals awards honor the best work done in specific categories during the 2015 calendar year. Click here to view or download Liaison 2016 Awards Edition. Article Series First Place: Christianity Today Online, “Ponder Christian Soldiers” — Logan Isaac Second Place: Inheritance, “An Unexpected Advocate: One Pastor’s Calling to […]

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Members’ Choice Contest Launched

The EPA Board has commissioned a new contest for EPA members — the Members’ Choice Award for Favorite Cover. All EPA members are invited to enter one or two of their best covers from 2015. The publication with the winning cover will be awarded a wall plaque and a $100 gift card towards a staff […]

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Postage Rate Cuts Announced

Feb. 25, 2016 update USPS just announced that postage will be coming down on Sunday, April 10, 2016, as the 4.3 percent exigent surcharge is removed and rates are returned to the Consumer Price Index-capped levels. USPS news release here.   It is all but official now. Postal rates are expected to be rolled back about 4.1% sometime […]

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EPA Board Commissions Survey of Member Wages & Benefits

The EPA Board has commissioned Sightline Research + Strategies, an independent market research firm, to conduct an anonymous and completely confidential survey of EPA members regarding their salary and benefits. It’s believed to be the first such research to have ever been attempted with EPA members. Comprised of eleven multiple-choice questions, the purpose of the […]

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Record Number of Contest Entries Submitted

EPA members submitted a record number of entries for both the Awards of Excellence and Higher Goals contests. The entry period for submissions for the 2016 contest closed on January 8. Exactly 100 submissions for the Awards of Excellence squeaked by the previous record of 98 set in 2013. But in the Higher Goals contest, 1180 […]

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Best-Selling Author and Former EPA President to Fund New EPA Scholarship

Jerry Jenkins, the writer of the New York Times best-selling “Left Behind” series and former editor of Moody Magazine, has signed a Letter of Intent with the Evangelical Press Association to establish the Jerry Jenkins Scholarship Fund. Jenkins has committed a $10,000 donation to EPA that will be awarded to deserving journalism students over a five-year […]

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