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:

Church Visitor Horror Stories: Wrong Time
No Comments » June 24, 2015

Church Visitor Horror Stories: Wrong Time

Listing the wrong time on your website is a rookie mistake. Ignoring those early arriving visitors is, sadly, a veteran move.

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Father’s Day and the Church
1 Comment » June 22, 2015

Father’s Day and the Church

Media coverage on the church and Father's Day explores how churches often feel the need to draw men to church. We're quoted and offer additional advice.

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Father’s Day Social Graphics: Free Downloads to Share
2 Comments » June 8, 2015

Father’s Day Social Graphics: Free Downloads to Share

We've got some free Father's Day social graphics your church can use to help give a nod to dear ol' dad on social media.

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Church Visitor Horror Stories: Welcome Room
1 Comment » June 3, 2015

Church Visitor Horror Stories: Welcome Room

Shunting visitors off to a "welcome room" is a horrible idea. There's nothing welcoming about segregation.

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Great Web Experiences for Potential Guests on #cmschat
1 Comment » June 1, 2015

Great Web Experiences for Potential Guests on #cmschat

Last week's #cmschat on Twitter covered how to create great web experiences for potential visitors to your church.

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Church Email Marketing Tips
2 Comments » May 27, 2015

Church Email Marketing Tips

Email can be an efficient and cost-effective method for your church to communicate. We've got email marketing tips that can help you do it better.

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25 Tips for Working With a Designer
1 Comment » May 26, 2015

25 Tips for Working With a Designer

Churches aren't always familiar with the ins and outs of working with a graphic designer. We've got some tips and ideas to make it easier.

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Email Marketing on #cmschat
No Comments » May 22, 2015

Email Marketing on #cmschat

We talked email marketing during last night's #cmschat on Twitter. Great tips, ideas and insights for how your church can use email.

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Why Is Graphic Design Important for Churches?
No Comments » May 21, 2015

Why Is Graphic Design Important for Churches?

"One of the main jobs of the church, if not the main job is to communicate—graphic design helps us do that well."

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Church Visitor Horror Stories: Guest Preacher
2 Comments » May 20, 2015

Church Visitor Horror Stories: Guest Preacher

Under no circumstances is it appropriate to ask a visitor to preach. Come up with an emergency plan. Visitor as last-minute guest preacher is not a plan.

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Follow Along With Creative Missions 2015
No Comments » May 18, 2015

Follow Along With Creative Missions 2015

This year's Creative Missions team is currently serving local churches in Boise, Idaho. Follow along and support the team.

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How Graphic Design Can Help Your Church on #cmschat
No Comments » May 15, 2015

How Graphic Design Can Help Your Church on #cmschat

This week's #cmschat covered how graphic design can help your church, basics including hiring designers, the creative brief, tips and more.

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Questions on Church Communication Strategy on #cmschat
No Comments » May 8, 2015

Questions on Church Communication Strategy on #cmschat

For this week's #cmschat on Twitter we talked about the big questions you need to be asking about your church communication strategy.

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Church Visitor Horror Stories: Time Change
2 Comments » May 6, 2015

Church Visitor Horror Stories: Time Change

Not updating your website with a special service time is a big problem, but don't compound that problem by running out of seats.

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Mother’s Day Social Graphics: Free Downloads to Share
4 Comments » May 4, 2015

Mother’s Day Social Graphics: Free Downloads to Share

Mother's Day is the third most-attended Sunday of the year. Engage your social networks with our free Mother's Day social graphics.

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