‘CTI’ is now ‘Christianity Today’

Christianity Today International, the nonprofit organization that serves over 2.5 million readers every month through award-winning content in publications and web resources such as Christianity Today magazine and Leadership Journal, has rebranded as Christianity Today—a global media ministry. “We pray that the biblical, balanced, and thoughtful content we strive to create in all of our resources inspires and […]

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Ron Wilson ‘on getting older’

Ron Wilson, executive director of EPA from 1992 to 2002, recently sent this letter to some of his friends. We asked for permission to post it for the rest of the EPA family, many of whom have fond memories of Ron from his many years with the organization.  . . . you may be on this list because I have […]

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The Terrible Aftermath in Japan

Like most people, I still haven’t been able to comprehend the staggering toll from Japan’s worst disaster since World War II. Nuclear radiation leaks, rolling blackouts that continue to put hospital patients and others (especially the elderly) at risk, a critical lack of sanitary water, the long-term displacement of massive numbers of people, and extremely […]

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Not ‘religious left” says Sojourners’ Jim Wallis

Does the Christian organization Sojourners represent the “religious left”? No, insists Jim Wallis, a founder of the organization which publishes the EPA member magazine Sojourners. Correcting a characterization of a Sojourners campaign by one of the organization’s staff members, Wallis said the organization aims to transcend the traditional right-left divide. Before Sojourners launched its “Mobilization to End […]

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Top 10 Funny Things About Christian Publishing

Kim Petit asked me (former executive director, Doug Trouten) to come up with the “Top 10 Funny Things About Christian Publishing” for CookPartners, “The online magazine of global Christian publishing.” It was a bit of a challenge to try to come up with jokes that would work cross-culturally and in different languages, but here’s what […]

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EPA Members Praised as ‘Shining Lights’

The annual list of 30 "Shining Light" Christian ministries from MinistryWatch.com includes a number of organizations with publications that are members of the Evangelical Press Association.

 
"At a time when Sen. Charles Grassley is calling on some of the worst organizations to live up to their minimum responsibilities of financial self-disclosure, we are pleased to highlight those ministries that go well beyond the minimum," said Rusty Leonard, founder of MinistryWatch.com. "These organizations are truly the ‘best of the best’ when it comes to financial dealings, and when it comes to actually doing what their mission statements say they do."

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