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.

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Free Christmas Welcome Kit
No Comments » October 18, 2017

Free Christmas Welcome Kit

Your church is likely to see more first-time guests at Christmas. We've got a free welcome kit to help you analyze how you're doing and make improvements.

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Visiting a Church Is Scary: Resources to Welcome Guests
1 Comment » October 9, 2017

Visiting a Church Is Scary: Resources to Welcome Guests

With the ghouls, zombies, and sugar of Halloween coming, consider the scariest thing in the church world: Visiting a church for the first time.

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The Original Storyteller: Making Stories Practical for Churches
No Comments » October 4, 2017

The Original Storyteller: Making Stories Practical for Churches

Stories are a timeless way to connect. We sit down with author Robert Carnes to learn more about storytelling and what it can mean for the church.

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People Are Hurting. How Is Your Church Helping?
No Comments » October 2, 2017

People Are Hurting. How Is Your Church Helping?

When tragedy strikes, as it always does, how does the church respond? How can your church be a voice of hope in the midst of darkness?

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Words of Wisdom From the Dallas Intensive
No Comments » September 26, 2017

Words of Wisdom From the Dallas Intensive

Insights from the Dallas Intensive: "No amount of advertising will make people attend something they do not want to go to."

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100 Days Until Christmas
No Comments » September 15, 2017

100 Days Until Christmas

There are only 100 days until Christmas. Time to start planning. If you feel overwhelmed, don't worry. Like Santa with a sack of gifts, we can help.

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How to Lead When You’re Not in Charge
No Comments » August 23, 2017

How to Lead When You’re Not in Charge

Clay Scroggins went from facility intern to lead pastor at North Point and talks about how to lead when you lack authority.

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22 Giving Tips for Churches
No Comments » August 16, 2017

22 Giving Tips for Churches

The church has never been good at talking about money. But that needs to change. We've got 22 tips to help your church do better at talking about money.

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Anthony Miller on Church Leadership
No Comments » July 31, 2017

Anthony Miller on Church Leadership

Saddleback's Anthony Miller talks leadership for communicators: "Remember: When you get tired of saying it, they are just starting to get it."

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Words of Wisdom From the Cincinnati Intensive
No Comments » July 26, 2017

Words of Wisdom From the Cincinnati Intensive

Insights from the Cincinnati Intensive: "What's my one job as (church) communications director? To be an advocate for my audience."

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The Metamorphosis of a Church Communicator
No Comments » July 24, 2017

The Metamorphosis of a Church Communicator

Church communicators evolve from followers to leaders, from being reactive to proactive. It's a metamorphosis. We've got tips for surviving the process.

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David Hansen on Church Leadership
2 Comments » July 19, 2017

David Hansen on Church Leadership

Finding your leadership role as a communicator and serving your pastor can be a difficult line to walk. We talk with Pastor David Hansen about leadership.

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Lucinda Rojas Ross on Church Leadership
No Comments » July 12, 2017

Lucinda Rojas Ross on Church Leadership

Leading as a church communicator can be a challenge: "I have to remember it’s not about me. I’m learning to step out of that comfort zone."

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Design Isn’t Just Pretty, It Impacts Experience
1 Comment » June 26, 2017

Design Isn’t Just Pretty, It Impacts Experience

Good design is about more than how something looks. It's about how something works. We look at the design of experiences and how that impacts the church.

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Jim LePage on Design in the Church
No Comments » June 19, 2017

Jim LePage on Design in the Church

Designer, artist, and painter Jim LePage talks about how churches could be using design to take risks and provoke people to consider bigger issues.

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