Celebrating the best in Christian press for the past year, the Associated Church Press (ACP) recently honored Sojourners with 17 awards, including Best in Class for Sojourners magazine and Best in Class for the God's Politics blog!
Sojourners magazine also received 16 record-setting awards from the Evangelical Press Association (EPA) earlier this month.
We are grateful to all of YOU for being such enthusiastic readers, responders, and sharers of the work we do! Check out the following award-winning blog and magazine articles.
ACP Awards of Excellence (first place)
General Excellence: Best in Class: Blog—God's Politics blog
General Excellence: Best in Class: General Interest Magazine—Sojourners magazine
Seasonal Article: "War on Christmas? Sign This Minister Up!" by Mark Sandlin, God's Politics blog
Humor, Written: “‘Honey, We Are Home’" by Ed Spivey Jr.
Photography: "Fading Obama" by Heather Wilson
First-Person Account: "Can These Bones Live?" by Emilie Teresa Smith
News Story: "Standing Up To Death Squads" by Elizabeth Palmberg
ACP Awards of Merit (second place)
Theme Issue or Series, website or blog: "Meet the Nones" by Sandi Villarreal, et. al.
Interview: "The Face of Hate" by Joanie Eppinga
Theological Reflection, short format: "Into the Dark Woods" by Rose Marie Berger
Media Review Section: "CultureWatch" edited by Julie Polter
Critical Review: "Nothing But the Blood?” by Kathyrn Reklis
Feature Article, short format: "The Book Smugglers" by Belinda Acosta
ACP Honorable Mention (third place)
Feature Article, website or blog: "Drone Watch: Death from Above" by Duane Shank
Poetry: "Reading Ayn Rand at the Hospital" by Mark Hiskes
Theological or Scholarly Article: "The Way of Peace and Grace" by Derek Flood
Magazine Cover: "America the Exceptional" by Ken Davis and Ed Spivey Jr.
EPA Award of Merit
General Interest Publication: Sojourners magazine
EPA First Place
Editorial: "Iraq: It's Finally Over—and It Was Wrong" by Jim Wallis
Devotional: "Sheer Christianity" by Wesley Granberg-Michaelson
Department: "CultureWatch" edited by Julie Polter
Titles: "Paul's Letter to the 1%;" "‘Humankind's Most Savage Cruelty’;" & "Can These Bones Live?"
EPA Second Place
Cause of the Year (Extreme Poverty): "Jubilee and Beyond" by Elaine Storkey
Student Writer of the Year: "All in the Family" by Michaela Bruzzese
EPA Third Place
General Article (Medium): "Can These Bones Live?" by Emilie Teresa Smith
EPA Fourth Place
Critical Review: "Life Under Empire" by Julie Clawson
Original Art (Digital/Mixed Media): "America the Exceptional" by Ken Davis
Humorous: "‘Honey, We Are Home’" by Ed Spivey, Jr.
EPA Fifth Place
Original Art (Traditional): "Mission Creep" by Jon Krause
General Article (Short): "Slaves in Our Family" by Rose Marie Berger