About InChrist Communications

InChrist Communications is a national, full-service communications agency primarily serving faith-based organizations, churches, businesses and individuals seeking to reach the Christian market.

Founded in 2002, InChrist Communications derives its name from 2 Corinthians 5:17: “Therefore, if anyone is in Christ, he is a new creation; old things have passed away; behold all things have become new.” (NKJV)

Core services include branding, marketing, media relations/publicity, social media, crisis communications, advertising, creative services and special events.  The firm excels in strategic planning, creative concepts and solutions, tactical execution, adherence to timelines and budgets, demonstrable results and customer service.  It has strong, personal relationships with both Christian and mainstream media outlets and journalists.

InChrist Communications is a lean, flat company that prides itself in keen stewardship of resources, which in turn provides great value to clients.  It serves an expansive group of organizations by employing an array of specialized, committed communications professionals strategically located around the country.   It has the network and flexibility to assemble ad hoc teams specifically tailored for clients and their projects.

InChrist Communications employs talented individuals who work in the following areas: branding/marketing, strategic planning, media relations/publicity, social media/digital services, client services, project management, business development and operations.

Palmer Holt

Palmer Holt is an award-winning communications professional with more than 25 years’ experience in journalism, corporate and agency public relations, marketing and advertising.  He is a former newspaper editor, “Fortune 100” company media relations executive and spokesperson, and advertising agency executive.

Holt served as World Missions Correspondent with the Communications Team for Cape Town 2010: The Third Lausanne Congress on World Evangelization.

He is a graduate of the University of North Carolina School of Journalism, studied theology at Regent College, Vancouver, B.C., Canada, and is a certified Christian counselor.  He is the recipient of the North Carolina Governor’s “The Order of the Long Leaf Pine” award and the Public Relations Society of America’s “Silver Anvil Award.”

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Ty Mays Kelty
Account Manager

Ty Mays Kelty has served as an account manager at InChrist Communications since 2007, helping clients design and execute public relations campaigns. Prior to joining the firm, she worked as a marketing communications professional in the entertainment and publishing industries.

Kelty is also an experienced social media practitioner and instructor. She was named one of the Top 50 social media influencers on Twitter by Cision, and one of the Top 30 public relations professionals to follow by EReleases.com.

Kelty is a graduate of Loyola Marymount University and resides with her husband in Atlanta.

Andy Butcher
Managing Editor/Senior Writer

Andy Butcher is an award-winning, third-generation journalist with more than three decades’  experience writing for newspapers, magazines, and nonprofits, including ten years’ communications service with an international missions agency. He specializes in helping others tell their story well.

Living in three countries and traveling to more than 40 others has enabled him to bring fresh eyes to the familiar, finding ways to communicate stories that capture people’s attention. He has also authored/co-authored a dozen books.


InChrist Communications’ writers are professionals with decades of experience in newsrooms, public relations agencies and Fortune 100 corporation communications departments. They craft effective press releases, compelling human-interest features, authoritative opinion pieces and information-packed corporate reports. With experience in both journalism and corporate communications, InChrist Communications writers understand how to create messages that convey an organization’s values in a format that attracts the attention of producers, editors and reporters.