Today concludes the Australasian Religious Press Association (ARPA) published articles in Christian Today.
ARPA Article list
These are the Christian Today articles from the 2019 ARPA annual conference in Christchurch from 6-7 September.
Thurs 5 Sept.
This article heralded the ARPA conference which was to commence the following day, 6 September.
Mon 9 Sept
This article highlighted the election of a new President of ARPA, the very first woman elected to his position.
This article celebrated the 2019 The Gutenberg, the premier annual ARPA Award to the young writer ministry across Australia and New Zealand – Press Service International founded by Dr Mark and Delma Tronson 10 years ago.
This article looked at the highlights of the 2019 ARPA conference with photographs and responses to the sessions.
Mon 23 Sept
This article featured the “young writers” 2 min video on the Gutenberg award, Sophia Sinclair elected as President and Auckland young writer Matthew Thornton being awarded a BROZE in the Best New Writer category.
Mon 30 Sept
This is the first of three articles on the 2019 Awards from the 22 Categories and a selection of good photos.
Wed 2 Oct
This is the second of three articles on the 2019 Awards from the 22 Categories and a selection of good photos.
Thurs 3 Oct
This article acknowledges the young writer ministry’s only ‘GOLD’ ARPA award from 2015, Casey Murray of Auckland.
Thurs 10 Oct
This article celebrates 2019 BRONZE Award Auckland young writer Matthew Thornton in the New Best Writer category.
Wed 16 Oct
This is the third of three articles on the 2019 Awards from the 22 Categories and a selection of good photos.
Wed 23 Oct
This article today.
Next year 2020 ARPA will be held in Perth 4-5 September.
Dr Mark Tronson is a Baptist minister (retired) who served as the Australian cricket team chaplain for 17 years (2000 ret) and established Life After Cricket in 2001. He was recognised by the Olympic Ministry Medal in 2009 presented by Carl Lewis Olympian of the Century. He mentors young writers and has written 24 books, and enjoys writing. He is married to Delma, with four adult children and grand-children. Dr Tronson writes a daily article for Christian Today Australia (since 2008) and in November 2016 established Christian Today New Zealand. Dr Mark Tronson’s Press Service International in 2019 was awarded the Australasian Religious Press Association’s premier award, The Gutenberg.
Mark Tronson's archive of articles can be viewed at http://www.pressserviceinternational.org/mark-tronson.html
Dr Mark Tronson - a 4 min video
Chairman – Well-Being Australia
Baptist Minister 44 years
- 1984 - Australian cricket team chaplain 17 years (Ret)
- 2001 - Life After Cricket (18 years Ret)
- 2009 - Olympic Ministry Medal – presented by Carl Lewis
- 2019 - The Gutenberg - (ARPA Christian Media premier award)
Gutenberg video - 2min 14sec
Married to Delma for 44 years with 4 children and 5 grand children