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:

Spark Your Inner Creativity: 4 Ways to Get Creative
December 10, 2018

Spark Your Inner Creativity: 4 Ways to Get Creative

The church ought to be the most creative place on the planet. But how do we make that happen? We explore four ways to spark creativity in the church.

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Social Media Advent Calendar
November 28, 2018

Social Media Advent Calendar

Get a free social media Advent calendar: 25 social graphics featuring Bible verses and a countdown to Christmas.

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Clint McManaman: Churches Need to Simplify
November 19, 2018

Clint McManaman: Churches Need to Simplify

"The church needs to simplify everything," says Clint McManaman, a designer, creative strategist, and now Center for Church Communication board member.

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30 Ways to Thank Your Team
November 14, 2018

30 Ways to Thank Your Team

The work of any church is done by an army of dedicated people. It’s often thankless work, so do everything you can to say thank you.

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Social Media That Worked: Videos & Connection
November 12, 2018

Social Media That Worked: Videos & Connection

We talked to several churches about what works best for them on social media. The answers? Videos and relevant content.

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Be the Hero Your Church Needs
October 31, 2018

Be the Hero Your Church Needs

Find courage and inspiration by looking back at heroes who can inspire and encourage us to save the day without superpowers.

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Halloween: The Chance for Churches to Go Into Their Communities
October 29, 2018

Halloween: The Chance for Churches to Go Into Their Communities

Instead of organizing yet another giant event and doing so much work to bring people to your church, why not send your church out on Halloween?

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Daylight Saving: Tips & Tweets to Be On-Time
October 24, 2018

Daylight Saving: Tips & Tweets to Be On-Time

Daylight Saving Time is so weird. The clocks "fall back" an hour and everybody gets confused. We've got some tips and tweets to help remind your congregation.

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Eugene Peterson on Shopkeeping Pastors
October 22, 2018

Eugene Peterson on Shopkeeping Pastors

Beloved pastor and author Eugene Peterson passed away. A constant encourager, he did have harsh words for pastors who didn't have the right priorities.

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Welcoming Children to Church: Free Kids Pew Card
October 10, 2018

Welcoming Children to Church: Free Kids Pew Card

For churches that welcome kids to the worship service, we have a handy, ready-to-print pew card that can help put parents at ease.

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Announcements Should Be the Last Resort
September 24, 2018

Announcements Should Be the Last Resort

Instead of always jumping to a platform announcement, work with your ministry leaders to think of another approach that might be more effective.

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Church Communication Hero: Ching Shih
September 19, 2018

Church Communication Hero: Ching Shih

She commanded a pirate fleet that terrorized the China Sea in the 1800s. She’s more villain than hero, but her notorious antics teach us not to let anyone underestimate you.

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Fruit of the Spirit Social Media Graphics
September 17, 2018

Fruit of the Spirit Social Media Graphics

Grab a set of nine social media graphics depicting the fruit of the Spirit from Galatians. Use these images and offer inspiration instead of information.

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5 Ways to Feel the Hopeful Expectation of Christmas in Your Church Office
September 12, 2018

5 Ways to Feel the Hopeful Expectation of Christmas in Your Church Office

It can be hard to feel the joy of Christmas when you have so much to do as a church communicator. We get it. So we've got five tips to ...

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Video Announcements: 6 Ways Churches Can Make It Work
September 10, 2018

Video Announcements: 6 Ways Churches Can Make It Work

Church video announcements have become the latest rage, but making it work can be a challenge. We've got examples of on-screen talent, structure, humor, brand, and more that can help.

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