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:

Changing Membership Directors for Courageous Storytellers
August 16, 2018

Changing Membership Directors for Courageous Storytellers

We've got some mixed feelings today as we say a tearful goodbye to our current membership director, Kelley Hartnett, and a happy welcome to Matt Ehresman, who steps in.

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New Executive Director Mark MacDonald
August 8, 2018

New Executive Director Mark MacDonald

We welcome Mark MacDonald as our new executive director and talk about the current and future state of church communication.

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Church Email Checklist: Free Resource
July 25, 2018

Church Email Checklist: Free Resource

Email is one of the most effective ways to communicate. But not if you're making mistakes or doing it wrong. So we've got a helpful email checklist you can download for ...

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Connecting on Facebook: Insights From Nona Jones
July 23, 2018

Connecting on Facebook: Insights From Nona Jones

Nona Jones works at Facebook to help churches leverage the platform. We talk with her about how churches use Facebook, groups vs. pages, and how church happens online.

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Streaming Video Do’s and Don’ts for Your Church
July 18, 2018

Streaming Video Do’s and Don’ts for Your Church

Whether your live streaming setup involves a smartphone or some seriously cha-ching equipment, we've got some best practices for online church.

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Digital Church: Social Media Examples With Beau Coffron
July 16, 2018

Digital Church: Social Media Examples With Beau Coffron

Social media can be ministry and not mere marketing. We talked with Beau Coffron at Life.Church about how they do social media.

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Online Church: What Are Churches Doing & Does It Work?
July 9, 2018

Online Church: What Are Churches Doing & Does It Work?

Online church can be everything from streaming video to active social media engagement. What's working?

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Fourth of July Social Graphics for Your Church
June 28, 2018

Fourth of July Social Graphics for Your Church

With Independence Day coming here in the U.S., we've got some Fourth of July social media graphics your church can use.

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Don’t Be Frazzled in the Fall: Take Care of Yourself Now
June 27, 2018

Don’t Be Frazzled in the Fall: Take Care of Yourself Now

The coming fall season can be a frenzy. You need to start planning for it now. You also need to take care of yourself, starting now.

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Looking Ahead to Fall Elections: Deidra Riggs on Unity
June 25, 2018

Looking Ahead to Fall Elections: Deidra Riggs on Unity

As we look ahead to the fall and another contentious election season, we talk with author Deidra Riggs about how the church can be a voice for unity.

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Fall Kickoff Task List: What to Do Between Now and the Fall
June 18, 2018

Fall Kickoff Task List: What to Do Between Now and the Fall

We asked seven church communicators what they need to do to be ready for the fall season: Start now, plan ahead, and prioritize.

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Fall Kickoff: What Can Your Church Do Better?
June 11, 2018

Fall Kickoff: What Can Your Church Do Better?

How can your church improve as you go into the fall? We asked church communicators and the answers varied from improved focus to welcoming guests.

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Everyone Makes Mistakes: Including Us
June 6, 2018

Everyone Makes Mistakes: Including Us

It makes sense to be upset over mistakes. What doesn't make sense is to assume that your mistake defines your worth.

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Fall Kickoff: How Does Your Church Ramp up in the Fall?
June 4, 2018

Fall Kickoff: How Does Your Church Ramp up in the Fall?

Fall may seem like a long way off, but your plans for fall are likely underway. So we asked a group of church communicators how their churches are kicking off ...

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Church Communication Hero: Eleanor Roosevelt
May 29, 2018

Church Communication Hero: Eleanor Roosevelt

Eleanor Roosevelt is remembered for her many accomplishments, and few remember an embarrassing political stunt she pulled on her own cousin. We all make mistakes—the key is moving on.

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