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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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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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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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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Stamp of Creativity

The next time you press that postage stamp onto an envelope, you may be looking at creative work designed or directed by long-time EPA member Greg Breeding, co-founder  and creative director for Journey Group. Breeding has done work for the U.S. Postal Service for more than a decade, and he has been one of their […]

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International Media Summit is Eye-Opener for EPA Member

Israeli entrepreneurship seems to be having a remarkable impact on the world. But how do secular and faith-based media perceive the nation and its many accomplishments? This was one of the main topics on the agenda of the inaugural Christian Media Summit in Jerusalem in October. Dwight Widaman, an EPA member and publisher of Metro […]

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Christianity Today Receives $2 Million Grant from Lilly Endowment

CAROL STREAM, IL — Lilly Endowment Inc. has awarded a $2 million grant to the nonprofit, global media ministry Christianity Today in support of Christian thought journalism and to help sustain meaningful discourse in the digital age. “This generous gift will work to expand CT’s ministry capacity and our cause of Beautiful Orthodoxy beyond the four million […]

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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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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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