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Christianity Today honored with Awards of Excellence by Evangelical Press Association

CAROL STREAM, Ill., April 12, 2018 — Christianity Today was honored with top publishing awards-32 in total-at the Evangelical Press Association’s (EPA) annual convention April 4-6, 2018 in Orlando. For the second year in a row, both CT print magazine and website,, won Awards of Excellence in the General Publication category.

Each year the Evangelical Press Association hold two contests to honor member publications, the Awards of Excellence for publications as a whole and the Higher Goals for individual pieces that were produced in the past year.

Christianity Today also won several first place awards, including in the General Article: Medium category for “In the Image of Our Choosing” about genetic engineering and Christian ethics, and in the Reporting category for “Bringing Light to the Trafficking Fight,” an on-the-ground report from Cambodia about Christians leading the progress against the child sex industry.

“Our staff is humbled by this kind of industry recognition,” said CT president and CEO Harold Smith. “And it is especially gratifying to know that the vision of our late founder Billy Graham to create content that speaks with both conviction and love-something we today call Beautiful Orthodoxy-remains strong.”

Below is the full listing of Christianity Today’s 2017 EPA awards:

Awards of Excellence
Honors the best work done in EPA publications during the 2017 calendar year.

Christian Ministry (Digital)

Excellence: Christianity Today

General (Digital)

Excellence: Church Finance Today

Higher Goals Awards
Honors the best work done in specific categories during the 2017 calendar year.

Article Series: Second Place: Christianity Today Online, “#AmplifyWomen

Biblical Exposition: Fifth Place: Christianity Today“The ‘Feminine’ Trait Every Christian Needs to Learn”

Blog: Single Post: Fourth Place:, “Q&A: What Churches Should Know About Immigration Law”

Blog: Website: Second Place: Christianity Today Online, “Pivot;” Fourth Place:

Cartoon: Fourth Place: “Gene Luen Yang Means a Lot to Me”

Cause of the Year: The Reformation: Fourth Place: Christianity Today“Justify Yourself”

Cause of the Year Illustration/Photo: The Reformation: First Place: Christianity Today

Cover: First Place: Christianity Today

Critical Review: Second Place: Christianity Today Online“‘The Big Sick’ Is a Rom-Com About a Broader Kind of Love”

Department: Third Place: Christianity Today“Testimony”

Editorial: Fourth Place: Christianity Today Online“The Biggest Loser in the Alabama Election”

Evangelism: Third Place: Christianity Today Online“Six Ways to Inspire Confident, Contagious Faith in Your Kids”

Freelance Article: Second Place: Christianity Today OnlineJamie Aten, “A Walking Disaster”

General Article: Medium: First Place: Christianity Today“In the Image of Our Choosing”

Interview Article: Fourth Place: Christianity Today“When Dad Ends His Life”

Original Art: Digital/Mixed Media: Third Place: Christianity Today“Matt Chandler: Multiplied + Divided”

Original Art: Traditional: Second Place: Christianity Today“The Benedict Option”

Personality Article: Third Place: Christianity Today Online“Because God Is: A Tribute to Robert W. Jenson (1930-2017)”

Publication Design: Fourth Place: Christianity Today

Reporting: First Place: Christianity Today“Bringing Light to the Trafficking Fight”

Single Photo: Controlled: Fourth Place: Christianity Today“The Migrant Missionaries”

Standing Column: Fourth Place: Christianity Today“Spirited Life”

Titles: First Place: Christianity Today, “How Do You Solve a Theological Problem Like Maria?Grace First or Grace Alone?The Promise and Failure of Antibiotics

Two-Page Spread Design: First Place: Christianity Today“The Promise and Failure of Antibiotics”

Typography and Lettering: Second Place: Christianity Today“Who Comes to Steal, Kill and Destroy?”

A full list of EPA 2018 awards can be found at the association’s website:

Christianity Today is a nonprofit, global media ministry centered on Beautiful Orthodoxy-strengthening the church by richly communicating the breadth of the true, good, and beautiful gospel. Reaching over five million people monthly with various digital and print resources, the ministry equips Christians to renew their minds, serve the church, and create culture to the glory of God.

Contact: Cory Whitehead, Christianity Today, 630-260-6200 ext 4220,