Crisis Publishing in Eastern Europe

By Michael Ray Smith KLAIPEDA, Lithuania — Stories about suffering and success abound in this port city in Eastern Europe where Ukrainians and others are coping while a war ravages its borders. At LCC International University where I teach journalism and communication, I get to talk to students from 60 countries, 25% of which are […]

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Warren Smith Asks: ‘Can Journalism Save Evangelicalism?’

Evangelicalism is in the midst of a crisis, a crisis that is largely a crisis of authority. The largest churches in the nation are no longer part of denominations. Christian publishers are owned by Wall Street. Historical systems and processes for clergy accountability have become irrelevant.  That’s why independent Christian journalism is so vital today. […]

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Hovsepian, Pickard Elected to the EPA Board

During the annual business meeting of EPA held Tuesday, April 12, 2022, as part of the Colorado Springs convention, Ann-Margret Hovsepian was elected to the board as an advisor and Leah Pickard was re-elected as secretary. Ann-Margret, a native of Montreal, Quebec, joined EPA as an associate member about 20 years ago and has been […]

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Jerry Jenkins Scholarship Awarded ‘Live’ to Dallas Seminary Student

The 2022 Jerry Jenkins Scholarship in the amount of $2,000 was awarded to Dallas Theological Seminary student Radha Vyas during the annual business meeting conducted April 12 at the 2022 convention in Colorado Springs. Not only was Jenkins present to personally announce the winner, but the student herself was in the audience as a registered […]

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EPA Board Approves Bylaw Changes

At the Fall 2021 board meeting, the EPA board of directors unanimously approved several changes to the organization’s bylaws. The changes affect three aspects of the bylaws: Honorary membership — Removed distinction that candidacy for honorary membership was limited to editors. Annual meetings — Made provision for virtual meetings and online voting. Quorum — Reduced […]

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Best in Class Winners Announced for 2021

Four members came away with their second First Place win in the second year of Best in Class. Repeat winners include World Vision, Answers, Common Good and Luke Society News. Congratulations are also in order for first-time First Place winners: Brio, Christian History, Mission Frontiers, Word&Way, The Christian Chronicle, Cru Storylines and Fathom. First-pace winners […]

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2021 Annual Directory Now Available

The 2021 Member Handbook and Directory was mailed to all members in early July. The 112-page book contains everything one needs to know about EPA including its history, the statement of faith, code of ethics the latest version of the bylaws, and a full listing of every EPA member. View the directory here (login required) […]

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Summer 2021 Webinar Series Announced

EPA will host a series of weekly webinars on Tuesdays during the summer of 2021. The live one-hour presentations will be hosted on Zoom each week at 2:00 p.m. ET. Registration is free. Dates: Tuesdays, June 29 through August 10 Time: 2:00 – 3:00 p.m. ET Registration: Free Following the broadcasts, each webinar will be […]

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Regent University Student Awarded the Jerry Jenkins Journalism Scholarship

The Evangelical Press Association believes that Christian students should be prepared to be outstanding journalists and communications professionals, equipped with a biblically-based philosophy of journalism and the skills, knowledge and experience they will need to effectively communicate a Christ-centered worldview to their audience. To that end, EPA sponsors an annual scholarship contest to find outstanding […]

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Bylaw Revisions to be Voted on at Annual Meeting

The EPA board of directors has unanimously approved a change to the organization’s bylaws that will bestow full membership on associate members, giving them voting privileges and eligibility to serve on the board. The change came about as the board recognized a changing industry with publications reducing staff and relying more on freelancers. EPA has […]

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