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:

Welcoming Children to Church: Free Kids Pew Card
October 10, 2018

Welcoming Children to Church: Free Kids Pew Card

For churches that welcome kids to the worship service, we have a handy, ready-to-print pew card that can help put parents at ease.

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Announcements Should Be the Last Resort
September 24, 2018

Announcements Should Be the Last Resort

Instead of always jumping to a platform announcement, work with your ministry leaders to think of another approach that might be more effective.

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Church Communication Hero: Ching Shih
September 19, 2018

Church Communication Hero: Ching Shih

She commanded a pirate fleet that terrorized the China Sea in the 1800s. She’s more villain than hero, but her notorious antics teach us not to let anyone underestimate you.

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Fruit of the Spirit Social Media Graphics
September 17, 2018

Fruit of the Spirit Social Media Graphics

Grab a set of nine social media graphics depicting the fruit of the Spirit from Galatians. Use these images and offer inspiration instead of information.

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5 Ways to Feel the Hopeful Expectation of Christmas in Your Church Office
September 12, 2018

5 Ways to Feel the Hopeful Expectation of Christmas in Your Church Office

It can be hard to feel the joy of Christmas when you have so much to do as a church communicator. We get it. So we've got five tips to ...

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Video Announcements: 6 Ways Churches Can Make It Work
September 10, 2018

Video Announcements: 6 Ways Churches Can Make It Work

Church video announcements have become the latest rage, but making it work can be a challenge. We've got examples of on-screen talent, structure, humor, brand, and more that can help.

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Top 10 Public Relations Tips for Churches
August 29, 2018

Top 10 Public Relations Tips for Churches

Too often press coverage can feel like an afterthought for churches. But we’ve got some tips to help you better connect with the press.

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How Churches Can Get Press Coverage: Be Newsworthy
August 27, 2018

How Churches Can Get Press Coverage: Be Newsworthy

If your church wants to get press coverage you have to do something remarkable. If it's not newsworthy, you can't make it so with a press release.

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Church Public Relations Success Stories: You Can Do This
August 20, 2018

Church Public Relations Success Stories: You Can Do This

If churches can even find the time for PR, we wonder if it works. Well, wonder no more. It works. We've got four church PR success stories.

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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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