Effective Communication for the Growing Church

During his session, Kevin will discuss communication opportunities and techniques often overlooked by churches which can lead to deeper involvement and increased attendance at the local church. He will touch on both internal and external communication, taking advantage of print, digital and personal communication opportunities.

Publishers Auxiliary once called Kevin Slimp “the most popular and effective speaker among publishers today.” Come hear why Kevin has been such a popular speaker for more than twenty years and walk away with valuable information you can use immediately at your local church. 

Kevin Slimp

Kevin Slimp

Kevin Slimp has worn many hats in his career. In the past, he has been featured speaker at thousands of conferences, including the International Conference of Religious Communicators and the International Catholic Press Convention. As a former Conference Communications Director in the UMC and national president of The United Methodist Youth Workers Association from 1984-1989, Kevin is well known throughout the denomination. 

Most recently, Kevin is known as publisher at Market Square Books. Market Square publishes books by popular United Methodist writers. Kevin has authored or co-authored many titles including the recent #1 selling United Methodist book, Where Do We Go From Here? Kevin’s syndicated column, The Good Folks of Lennox Valley, has been carried by hundreds of newspapers throughout the U.S. and Canada from 2014 to present, and his book,The Good Folks of Lennox Valley is based on many of the characters from that column.

Since 1997, Kevin has served on the faculty of The College of Communications and Information at The University of Tennessee, twenty years as the director of The University of Tennessee Newspaper Institute.