EPA Board Names Two New Honorary Members

At the Spring 2019 board meeting, the EPA Board of Directors bestowed lifetime honorary membership to two longstanding EPA members in recognition of their decades of service to evangelical publishing and their commitment to EPA. John Lindner, of Charlottesville, VA, has been involved in EPA since attending his first convention in the early ’80s. In […]

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2019 Awards of Excellence

Presented during EPA’s 2019 convention, the 2019 Awards of Excellence honor the best work done in EPA publications during the 2018 calendar year. Click here to view or download Liaison 2019 Awards Edition. Campus (Digital) Award of Excellence: The Liberty Champion | Liberty University — Logan Smith, Chad Wylie, Lillian Abbatacola, Jenna Crenshaw, Emily Baker, Faith […]

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2019 Higher Goals Awards

Presented during EPA’s 2019 convention, the 2019 Higher Goals awards honor the best work done in specific categories during the 2018 calendar year. Click here to view or download Liaison 2019 Awards Edition. Article Series First Place: The Christian Post, School Shootings — Leonardo Blair, Brandon Showalter. Second Place: Christianity Today Online, Bill Hybels News Coverage […]

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Christianity Today Appoints Timothy Dalrymple as New President/CEO

The Christianity Today Board of Directors has unanimously elected Dr. Timothy Dalrymple as its next president and CEO. He will begin his new role May 1, 2019. “Tim comes to CT at a strategic time,” said board chair Eugene Habecker, “He has a remarkable opportunity to build on the foundation put in place by retiring […]

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EPA to Participate in RCCongress 2020

The Evangelical Press Association board of directors has agreed to add EPA’s name as a cooperating organization for the 2020 Religion Communication Congress. Since 1970, the Religion Communication Congress has been a once-a-decade gathering of professional religion communicators from a wide range of faith traditions. The Congress was established “to provide a forum to expand […]

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EPA Board Appoints Past Presidents to the Legacy Council

At its Fall 2018 board meeting, held in Nashville, the EPA board named one former member and three new members to the Legacy Council. Established in 2015, the Legacy Council is made up of select past presidents with members serving three-year terms in an advisory and mentoring role to the board and staff. Diane J. […]

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MTI Holds Magazine Training Conference in Kenya

By Michael Ray Smith, Special to EPA   NAIROBI, Kenya — E-Life editor Bola Adewara loves to tell audiences about the first issue of his magazine. He received an unsolicited telephone call in his Lagos, Nigeria, office asking him the budget he needed to get his first issue to press. “Budget?” Adewara asked. “I don’t know.” […]

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Journalism Lab Explores Reader Engagement

They just had an ‘Engaged Journalism’ meeting in Texas and invited an EPA representative. What I learned might change your approach to publishing. By Mark A. Kellner AUSTIN, Texas — “I hope you haven’t been too uncomfortable here,” one of the participants at the Engaged Journalism Lab, sponsored by the Democracy Fund, said to me. […]

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Love, Encouragement, and Meaningful Mission Statements

By Andy Butcher Considering that they are in the business of crafting snappy headlines, many newspapers and magazines seem to have a hard time coming up with mission-statement taglines that work. They often seem to fall somewhere between smug and awkward. Take The Washington Post’s portentous recent update: “Democracy Dies in Darkness.” Probably penned by […]

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Merchant Processing Now Available through New Benefit Partner

A merchant processing company has joined the ranks as a Benefit Partner with EPA. Now EPA members can utilize the services of a credit card processor and save on processing costs compared to other companies while, at the same time, supporting the work of EPA. Cornerstone Payment Systems is a Christian-owned credit card processing company […]

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