At the 2014 Canadian Church Press Awards held in Winnipeg this past week, Salvation Army magazines and our website ( received 13 awards for excellence. Salvationist garnered six awards, Faith & Friends four and the website received three First Place awards. The Canadian Church Press includes representatives from more than 75 member publications, including mainline, Catholic and evangelical churches. The awards were judged by a panel of accomplished journalists and academics from the secular media.

Here are our winners:


Second Place: Interview -- Disarming Terrorism: Shane Claiborne (August 2013)
Second Place: In-Depth Treatment of a News Event (Magazine) -- After the Flood (September 2013)
Third Place: Media Review -- Will the Real "Biblical Woman" Please Stand up? (January 2013); Entertaining Angels (July 2013); Friendship 101 (February 2013)
Third Place: Biblical Interpretation -- Rediscovering the Nativity (December 2013)
Third Place: Opinion Piece -- Factory Recall (September 2013)
Honourable Mention: Talking Points (February, May, June 2013)

Faith & Friends

Second Place: Feature Photo (Magazine) -- Higher Ground (March 2013)
Third Place: Magazine Front Cover -- Higher Ground (March 2013)
Third Place: Biographical Profile (Living Or Dead) (Magazine) -- Running for a Brother (June 2013)
Third Place: Personal Experience/First Person Account -- The Pastor and the Agnostic (October 2013)

First Place: General Excellence (Website)
First Place: Publication Website
First Place: Best Use of Multi-Media on a Website

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