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Christian Chronicle receives EPA Award of Excellence


The Christian Chronicle has been honored by the Evangelical Press Association with the first-place Award of Excellence in the Newspaper category.

The Chronicle received this top prize in its first year to enter the EPA’s national contest.

Chief Correspondent Bobby Ross, left, and Editor Erik Tryggestad, right, show off the Award of Excellence following the EPA's awards ceremony.

Chief Correspondent Bobby Ross, left, and Editor Erik Tryggestad, right, show off the Award of Excellence following the EPA’s awards ceremony.

“This is a publication that understands news and tells it with some attention to innovation,” commented one of the judges.

Illinois Baptist, the Alabama Baptist and Indian Life received the second-place Awards of Merit in the category.

The winners were announced April 9 at the EPA’s annual conference, which was held in Oklahoma City.

The Chronicle received five other awards during the conference.


First Place

Personality Article: 18 wheels and a heart to serve by Bobby Ross Jr.

John Kincaid at his workshop at his rural property in Antioch, Tenn.

John Kincaid at his workshop at his rural property in Antioch, Tenn.


Second Place

Reporting: At the border, a prayer for forgotten people by Erik Tryggestad

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Feature Article: 1,000 wells around the world by Bobby Ross Jr. and Ashley Reeves


Third Place

Student Writer of the Year: Our poverty challenges us to cling to God by Elise Miller (intern)


Fifth Place

Article Series: Big Questions for Churches of Christ by Erik Tryggestad, Bobby Ross Jr. and Chellie Ison

Christian Chronicle readers respond to the question, “What would you say defines a Church of Christ?” The most frequently used phrases appear in the word cloud. The larger the word, the more often it appeared among the 640-plus responses.

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