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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:

A Storytelling Refresher for Your Church
1 Comment » October 14, 2014

A Storytelling Refresher for Your Church

The church loves stories. But as much as we love them, we need more practice in making storytelling work in our communication.

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West Coast Certification Lab in Action
No Comments » October 13, 2014

West Coast Certification Lab in Action

Collected tweets and pics from our west coast Certification Lab, sharing the wisdom and communication goodness as it happens.

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Depression in the Church: Video Conversation
No Comments » October 10, 2014

Depression in the Church: Video Conversation

Depression isn’t exactly a popular topic in the church. But it's important. Watch this video conversation about mental health and depression in the church.

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writing-editing Article
No Comments » October 9, 2014

Religious Style Guide: Consistency!

Every church communicator needs a style guide, but the AP Stylebook doesn’t always cut it. You need a religious style guide to bring consistency.

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8 Ways Your Church Website Can Welcome First-Time Visitors Before They Arrive
3 Comments » October 8, 2014

8 Ways Your Church Website Can Welcome First-Time Visitors Before They Arrive

Church shopping isn't easy. Welcome church visitors online by making your website more helpful and answer questions before they arrive.

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17 Church Bulletin Examples
No Comments » October 7, 2014

17 Church Bulletin Examples

Lots of lessons and ideas from these church bulletin examples, including using images, finding focus, less content and ditching the bulletin entirely.

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Innovate 4 Jesus & Certification Lab Hangout

Innovate 4 Jesus & Certification Lab Hangout

Watch a church communication conversation with our Certification Lab instructors and Justin Blaney from Innovate 4 Jesus.

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Certification Lab: Instructors Conversation
1 Comment » September 4, 2014

Certification Lab: Instructors Conversation

Is the Certification Lab worth it? In this video hangout our instructors give a taste of the insights you can expect and why it's worth the investment to attend.

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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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