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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:

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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How You Can Support Creative Missions 2014
2 Comments » May 16, 2014

How You Can Support Creative Missions 2014

Right now 30 church communicators are converging on Baltimore as part of Creative Missions 2014. Here's how you can join them.

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Church Communicators Need to Create Systems
1 Comment » May 9, 2014

Church Communicators Need to Create Systems

Because I didn't take the time to build healthy systems around me, I didn't have a very healthy pace at all.

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Social Media Sunday: June 29, 2014
5 Comments » May 5, 2014

Social Media Sunday: June 29, 2014

Two volunteer church communicators are organizing Social Media Sunday on June 29 to share the gospel and be the church online.

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We’re on the Social Media Church Podcast
1 Comment » April 24, 2014

We’re on the Social Media Church Podcast

We talked about our 10-year history, the evolution of social media, the role of communication directors, juggling multiple channels, announcements and more.

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Stephen Colbert on Extreme Measures for Boosting Church Attendance
1 Comment » April 22, 2014

Stephen Colbert on Extreme Measures for Boosting Church Attendance

The day after Easter, Stephen Colbert explored church marketing, specifically looking at mixed martial arts as outreach.

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3 Simple To-Dos for a Better Easter
No Comments » April 14, 2014

3 Simple To-Dos for a Better Easter

Holy Week is crazy, and honestly, it's too late to launch anything new. So we've got three simple things to help you out this week.

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Getting Started Quotes
No Comments » April 11, 2014

Getting Started Quotes

Our Getting Started in Church Communication ebook series is full of quotable gems. Check out some of the insights.

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How World Vision Forgot Their Vision
3 Comments » March 27, 2014

How World Vision Forgot Their Vision

In trying to focus on their big idea, World Vision forgot their big idea. It offers an important lesson in focus and distraction for churches.

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New Executive Director Chuck Scoggins Talks Church Communication
18 Comments » March 13, 2014

New Executive Director Chuck Scoggins Talks Church Communication

"There is nothing better than seeing God use the talents and creativity of his people to give people hope and life," says Chuck Scoggins, our new executive director.

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Mark Driscoll & Mars Hill Church Buy Their Way on to Bestseller List
3 Comments » March 11, 2014

Mark Driscoll & Mars Hill Church Buy Their Way on to Bestseller List

Mars Hill Church paid $200,000 to get a book by Mark Driscoll on the New York Times bestseller list. That's an ethical no-no. But we all face temptation.

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Church Says Sorry to Screwed Over Servers
No Comments » March 7, 2014

Church Says Sorry to Screwed Over Servers

For Easter one church is reaching out to screwed over servers and offering an apology. They've launched the site Sundays Are the Worst.

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Getting Started in Church Communication
No Comments » March 3, 2014

Getting Started in Church Communication

We're thrilled to announce a new series of ebooks designed to help churches and communicators get started.

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Helping Churches Communicate Better: 2013 Annual Report
No Comments » February 25, 2014

Helping Churches Communicate Better: 2013 Annual Report

"I have seen God bless so many people through the ministry of CFCC and am looking forward with excitement to what the next season holds." -David Uribe

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Steven Furtick and the Case of the Spontaneous Baptisms
11 Comments » February 24, 2014

Steven Furtick and the Case of the Spontaneous Baptisms

Steven Furtick's Elevation Church puts on not-so spontaneous baptisms, drawing critical fire and raising important questions for churches.

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