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 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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Christian university students take on national politics

WEST PALM BEACH, Florida — Donald Trump, Hillary Clinton, Ben Carson and Marco Rubio dropped by the neighborhood the other day along with the national and international press. Providing news coverage were The New York Times, CNN, a Japanese TV network . . . and journalists from Palm Beach Atlantic University in West Palm Beach, […]

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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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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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EPA member, journalism professor recognized with national award

The nation’s largest journalism adviser’s group has recognized a Palm Beach Atlantic University professor and EPA member with a significant award. College Media Advisers presented Professor Michael Ray Smith the CMA Noel Ross Strader Award for his work in the field since 1988. Smith spoke at the 2014 EPA convention in Anaheim, has served as […]

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Ministry Partnerships Expand with Addition of Magazine Training International

Magazine Training International provides resources and training for Christian magazines. They have an extensive online training program including e-books, webinars, web-based video training, and online trainer-led courses. Other training materials on their resource-rich website include manuals and DVD courses. MTI has developed a rich library of training resources that can be a valuable asset to EPA […]

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Merrill, Sanders, White Granted Honorary Membership

The EPA Board of Directors has granted honorary membership to three longstanding members who have provided distinguished service to EPA and to the industry. The action came during the Fall 2015 board meeting. The new inductees are Dean Merrill, Mavis Sanders and Terry White. Honorary membership, also known as Member Emeritus, is accorded to select […]

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