Cause of the Year

In order to encourage our publications to tackle certain important subjects, EPA's annual contest features an annual Cause of the Year. The Board of Directors chooses a specific topic and presents awards for the best material published during that year.


Cause of the Year now includes two categories:
Article and Illustrative Art or Photo

 


2022 Cause of the Year

Unity has been selected by the Board of Directors as the 2022 Cause of the Year. Articles and photos/illustrations published in the calendar year 2022 on this subject may be entered into the contest to be awarded in the spring of 2023.

2021 Cause of the Year

Mental Health has been selected by the Board of Directors as the 2021 Cause of the Year. Articles and photos/illustrations published in the calendar year 2021 on this subject may be entered into the contest to be awarded in the spring of 2022.


Cause of the Year History

2020 — Christian Citizenshipm (sponsored by The Ethics & Religious Liberty Commission)

2019 — Biblical Literacy (sponsored by Biblica)

2018 — Children in Crisis (sponsored by Children's AIDS Fund)

2017 — The 500th Anniversary of the Reformation

2016 — None

2015 — International Religious Persecution

2014 — Financial Stewardship

2013 — Extreme Poverty

2012 — Global Poverty

2011 — Making the Bible Accessible

2010 — Human Trafficking

2009 — God as Creator

2008 — Caring for God’s Creation

2007 — Hunger

2006 — Aging

2005 — Sanctity of Human Life

2004 — Racial Reconciliation

2003 — The Global AIDS Pandemic

2002 — Peace in the Middle East

2001 — Restorative Justice