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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Certification Lab Date Change & Resources
No Comments » July 30, 2015

Certification Lab Date Change & Resources

Dates for the upcoming Certification Lab events and helpful resources from our instructors that showcase the value of Certification Lab.

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How to Manage Content for Your Church
No Comments » July 20, 2015

How to Manage Content for Your Church

Most churches are creating lots of content—it can really help to organize it. We share extra tips from our recent Church Marketing Podcast.

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How to Leverage Instagram for Your Church on #cmschat
No Comments » July 17, 2015

How to Leverage Instagram for Your Church on #cmschat

Last night on the #cmschat on Twitter we covered Instagram. We talked why, what and how for this image-based social media platform.

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Church Visitor Horror Stories: Lost Generation
No Comments » July 15, 2015

Church Visitor Horror Stories: Lost Generation

If you're not willing to extend God's peace, then take down your cross and be the social club you apparently are. Now you're creating a lost generation.

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Church Visitor Horror Stories: Children’s Ministry Fail
1 Comment » July 8, 2015

Church Visitor Horror Stories: Children’s Ministry Fail

Lurking in the back of every parent's mind is the history of child abuse cases in the church. Lack of parental reassurance? Children's ministry fail.

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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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