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Atlanta • May 4–6, 2017

Our Mission:
To equip and encourage Christian editors
in cooperative competition through networking

PENCON is the only conference for editors in the Christian market.
Meet fellow editors, from beginners to seasoned professionals.

Special alumni registration is open now through September 23.
Early-bird registration will begin in October.
Preregistration will begin January 2017. 


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Cecil Murphey

Featuring Keynote Speaker

Cecil Murphey

“The Man Behind the Words”


Veteran author Cecil (Cec) Murphey has written or co-written more than 135 books, including the New York Times bestseller 90 Minutes in Heaven (with Don Piper) and Gifted Hands: The Ben Carson Story (with Dr. Ben Carson). His books have sold in the millions and have brought hope and encouragement to countless people around the world.

Cec began writing articles in 1971, while a pastor in Atlanta. His first book, Prayer: Pitfalls and Possibilities was released in 1974. In 1976, Cec taught at his first writers' conference for Dixie Council of Authors in St. Simons, Georgia. Since then, he has taught at approximately 250 writers' conferences. In 1984, Murphey left the pastorate to become a full-time writer.

Cec stays busy as a professional writer and travels extensively to speak on topics such as writing, spiritual growth, caregiving, significant living, sexual abuse, and recovery.

Prior to launching his career as a full-time writer and speaker, Cec served as pastor in Metro Atlanta, as a volunteer hospital chaplain for ten years, and was a missionary in Kenya for six.

Make your plans now to attend PENCON 2017 with Cecil Murphey.

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Christian Editor Conference

Allen Arnold gave an inspirational keynote at PENCON 2016.


PENCON Audio Recordings

PENCON 2016 

Purchase 2016 keynotes, sessions, and presentation materials now. The complete conference package is $125. Individual sessions are available for $7 each.


Purchase 2015 keynotes, sessions, and presentation materials. The complete conference package is $100. Individual presentations are available for $7 each.


Audio recordings are available for purchase and download.

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