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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:

Groups Engine: Helping People Find Your Small Groups
8 Comments » August 20, 2014

Groups Engine: Helping People Find Your Small Groups

Managing small groups at your church can be difficult and technology isn’t always the great savior it claims to be. Groups Engine hopes to be different.

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How Is Your Church Responding to All the Pain in the World?
4 Comments » August 14, 2014

How Is Your Church Responding to All the Pain in the World?

There’s a lot of pain and anger and hurt in the world right now (like always). So how does your church respond and share hope and love to hurting people?

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events Article
No Comments » August 8, 2014

Chicago Meetup: August 14

Join us for a meetup in Chicago during the Willow Creek Global Leadership Summit. We'll converse, connect and commiserate over tasty deep dish pizza.

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Reflecting on 10 Years of Church Marketing Sucks
2 Comments » July 31, 2014

Reflecting on 10 Years of Church Marketing Sucks

A lengthy and self-indulgent reflection on 10 years of Church Marketing Sucks. It's like a massive Throwback Thursday. Thanks for 10 years.

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10-Year Anniversary Auction

10-Year Anniversary Auction

Our 10-year anniversary celebration ends with a special charity auction. We've got one last "That's How We've Always Done It!" T-shirt and it goes to the highest bidder.

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Watch the 10-Year Anniversary Hangout
4 Comments » July 28, 2014

Watch the 10-Year Anniversary Hangout

We celebrate 10 years by talking church marketing with Brad Abare, Kevin D. Hendricks and Chuck Scoggins.

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What Have We Meant to You?: Giveaway & Discount

What Have We Meant to You?: Giveaway & Discount

It's the last week of our month-long anniversary celebration, and today we've got a discount on YouTube For Churches and a chance to win a free ebook.

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10-Year Anniversary Interview With ChurchMag
2 Comments » July 24, 2014

10-Year Anniversary Interview With ChurchMag

The church marketing conversation has changed over 10 years, but it's still necessary. As Eric Dye says, “Bad marketing can have good lighting.”

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There Is No Right Way to Do Church
2 Comments » July 22, 2014

There Is No Right Way to Do Church

As we talk about best practices for how to do church, it’s easy to get the idea that there’s one right way to do it. And that's just not true.

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10-Year T-Shirt Giveaway
5 Comments » July 18, 2014

10-Year T-Shirt Giveaway

As part of our 10-year anniversary celebration we're giving away T-shirts! Who doesn't want a free T-shirt? Enter now to win.

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10-Year Anniversary Hangout

10-Year Anniversary Hangout

On Monday, July 28 at 11 a.m. CT we’re having a 10-Year Anniversary Hangout. Join us for a conversation on how church marketing can get better.

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Certification Lab in Action
No Comments » June 9, 2014

Certification Lab in Action

Right now more than 30 church communicators are gathered in Atlanta for the Certification Lab. Check out the insights being shared.

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Another One-Minute Church Communication Lesson
No Comments » May 30, 2014

Another One-Minute Church Communication Lesson

"Often times we feel like we're alone. ... If I had to do it all over again, I'd surround myself with more strong people."

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Follow Along With Creative Missions 2014
No Comments » May 20, 2014

Follow Along With Creative Missions 2014

Follow this year's Creative Missions trip in tweets and pics. We've got the story of the trip, updated as it happens.

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One-Minute Church Communication Lessons
5 Comments » May 19, 2014

One-Minute Church Communication Lessons

Quick video lessons for new church communicators on gaining confidence, avoiding too-cool design and setting priorities.

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