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Kevin D. Hendricks

When Kevin isn't busy as the editor of Church Marketing Sucks, he runs his own writing and editing company, Monkey Outta Nowhere. Kevin has been blogging since 1998 and has published several books, including 137 Books in One Year: How to Fall in Love With Reading, The Stephanies and all of our church communication books.

Kevin D. Hendricks's Posts:

3 Simple To-Dos for a Better Easter
No Comments » April 14, 2014

3 Simple To-Dos for a Better Easter

Holy Week is crazy, and honestly, it's too late to launch anything new. So we've got three simple things to help you out this week.

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Getting Started Quotes
No Comments » April 11, 2014

Getting Started Quotes

Our Getting Started in Church Communication ebook series is full of quotable gems. Check out some of the insights.

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How World Vision Forgot Their Vision
3 Comments » March 27, 2014

How World Vision Forgot Their Vision

In trying to focus on their big idea, World Vision forgot their big idea. It offers an important lesson in focus and distraction for churches.

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New Executive Director Chuck Scoggins Talks Church Communication
18 Comments » March 13, 2014

New Executive Director Chuck Scoggins Talks Church Communication

"There is nothing better than seeing God use the talents and creativity of his people to give people hope and life," says Chuck Scoggins, our new executive director.

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Mark Driscoll & Mars Hill Church Buy Their Way on to Bestseller List
3 Comments » March 11, 2014

Mark Driscoll & Mars Hill Church Buy Their Way on to Bestseller List

Mars Hill Church paid $200,000 to get a book by Mark Driscoll on the New York Times bestseller list. That's an ethical no-no. But we all face temptation.

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Church Says Sorry to Screwed Over Servers
No Comments » March 7, 2014

Church Says Sorry to Screwed Over Servers

For Easter one church is reaching out to screwed over servers and offering an apology. They've launched the site Sundays Are the Worst.

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Getting Started in Church Communication
No Comments » March 3, 2014

Getting Started in Church Communication

We're thrilled to announce a new series of ebooks designed to help churches and communicators get started.

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Helping Churches Communicate Better: 2013 Annual Report
No Comments » February 25, 2014

Helping Churches Communicate Better: 2013 Annual Report

"I have seen God bless so many people through the ministry of CFCC and am looking forward with excitement to what the next season holds." -David Uribe

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Steven Furtick and the Case of the Spontaneous Baptisms
10 Comments » February 24, 2014

Steven Furtick and the Case of the Spontaneous Baptisms

Steven Furtick's Elevation Church puts on not-so spontaneous baptisms, drawing critical fire and raising important questions for churches.

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2014 Creative Missions Deadline
No Comments » February 21, 2014

2014 Creative Missions Deadline

Consider serving with Creative Missions in Baltimore this year. But act quick, the deadline is Monday.

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Church Communication Hero: Anne Frank
No Comments » February 5, 2014

Church Communication Hero: Anne Frank

“Sometimes I very much doubt whether in the future anyone will be interested in all my tosh.” How wrong Anne Frank was.

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The Social Church by Justin Wise
2 Comments » February 3, 2014

The Social Church by Justin Wise

If you want to succeed with social media, you need to figure out your big idea. Ironically, this advice has little to do with new technology.

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Vision is Viral: Talking Social Media & Church With Justin Wise

Vision is Viral: Talking Social Media & Church With Justin Wise

Churches need to join the social dialogue, but before Facebook you need to figure out what you're all about. Big idea first, says Justin Wise.

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Survey Says: Here Are This Year’s Big Church Communication Events
No Comments » January 28, 2014

Survey Says: Here Are This Year’s Big Church Communication Events

We share the results from our survey earlier this month and look at how many people are planning to attend church communication events, which events and how they choose.

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Creative Missions is Coming to Baltimore
No Comments » January 10, 2014

Creative Missions is Coming to Baltimore

"You're the only opportunity they have to get better." Consider attending or supporting Creative Missions this year in Baltimore.

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