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:

The Purpose of Your Church Bulletin: Evaluate Before You Tweak
4 Comments » April 20, 2015

The Purpose of Your Church Bulletin: Evaluate Before You Tweak

What's the purpose of your church bulletin? Is it really the best tool for the job? Before you tweak your bulletin, consider its purpose.

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Communications & Giving on #cmschat
No Comments » April 17, 2015

Communications & Giving on #cmschat

We talked about how your communications team can positively impact giving at your church in the latest Twitter chat.

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Self Care After Easter on #cmschat
No Comments » April 10, 2015

Self Care After Easter on #cmschat

In the aftermath of Easter Sunday, the #cmschat on Twitter covered self care. We talked about recharging and de-stressing.

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Easter Film: Crowd-Funded Video is Inspiring
No Comments » April 9, 2015

Easter Film: Crowd-Funded Video is Inspiring

Watch this crowd-funded Easter film about Mary Magdalene created by a church in Ohio with help from Indiegogo supporters.

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Church Visitor Horror Stories: Greeter Fail
No Comments » April 8, 2015

Church Visitor Horror Stories: Greeter Fail

Having greeters? Win. Over-eager greeters who creep out your guests? That's a fail. Avoid the greeter fail.

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Prayer for a Church Website
7 Comments » April 6, 2015

Prayer for a Church Website

We offer a prayer for a church website, inspired by an actual church website announcing a four-year-old event on its homepage. Lord, have mercy.

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Cleve Persinger: A Church Communications Missionary
No Comments » April 1, 2015

Cleve Persinger: A Church Communications Missionary

We talk with new CFCC board member Cleve Persinger about Creative Missions and the role of communicators in moving churches forward.

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Church Branding on #cmschat
No Comments » March 27, 2015

Church Branding on #cmschat

The #cmschat community shares insights and wisdom on church branding, what it is, why it's important and how to do it effectively.

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Church Visitor Horror Stories: Scarlet Letter
2 Comments » March 25, 2015

Church Visitor Horror Stories: Scarlet Letter

Calling out visitors in the name of helping the congregation identify them? No thanks. You might as well slap a scarlet letter on their chests.

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Scheduling, Managing & Priority of Messages on #cmschat
No Comments » March 20, 2015

Scheduling, Managing & Priority of Messages on #cmschat

This week's #cmschat talked about how to schedule, manage and prioritize your church's messages. How do you decide what gets a platform announcement?

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Are Your Easter Service Times on Your Website?
2 Comments » March 19, 2015

Are Your Easter Service Times on Your Website?

Less than 20 days before Easter and only 9 out of 20 churches had Easter info on their site. Put your Easter service times on your website. Right now. Go! ...

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Jenny Rain: A Voice for Communication Directors
2 Comments » March 16, 2015

Jenny Rain: A Voice for Communication Directors

We talk with new CFCC board member Jenny Rain about her role as the voice for communication directors and some of the ways churches can communicate better.

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Church Logos on #cmschat
No Comments » March 13, 2015

Church Logos on #cmschat

This week's #cmschat talked about church logos. Our conversation covered all kinds of ideas and insights for creating your church's brand.

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Church Visitor Horror Stories: Invisible Visitor
No Comments » March 11, 2015

Church Visitor Horror Stories: Invisible Visitor

Going to church for the first time is scary. It gets worse when the congregation acts like you're invisible and the pastor won't even talk to you.

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Easter Social Graphics: Free Downloads to Share
4 Comments » March 10, 2015

Easter Social Graphics: Free Downloads to Share

Easter is coming and we've got some free Easter social graphics your church can share on social media to boost engagement and connect with people.

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