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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.

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2014 Church Communication Events Survey
No Comments » January 7, 2014

2014 Church Communication Events Survey

The Echo Conference is kaput, so what church communication event are you going to attend in 2014? Take our survey.

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Oscar Romero on Authenticity

Oscar Romero on Authenticity

"It is in difficult hours that the church grows in authenticity. ... Let us be worthy of it."

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The Top 10 Posts of 2013
No Comments » December 30, 2013

The Top 10 Posts of 2013

We collect our top posts from 2013, including a little Pope Francis, Facebook insights, church communication on the cheap, logos, style guides and how to write announcements.

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Top CFCC News of 2013
1 Comment » December 27, 2013

Top CFCC News of 2013

2013 has been a big year for getting things done: 700 communicators, 2 books, 4 experts sharing their wisdom and 1 booth at Echo.

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think-ahead Article
No Comments » December 23, 2013

Planning for After Christmas

Maurilio Amorim talks about planning for what's next: Have a reason for people to come back and visit your church again.

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Church Communication Hero: Turibius de Mogrovejo

Church Communication Hero: Turibius de Mogrovejo

Sometimes there's a job you don't want to do. But it's perfect for you. That's the story of Turibius de Mogrovejo. He was just a layman in Spain, but he ...

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Last Minute Christmas Gifts
No Comments » December 20, 2013

Last Minute Christmas Gifts

It's not too late to grab some last minute digital gifts for your team. Show your appreciation and fight holiday stress.

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Churches Need to Embrace Change
1 Comment » December 19, 2013

Churches Need to Embrace Change

Mark MacDonald talks about the future of church communication: Change. He focuses on the transition from print to digital.

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ChurchMag Spotlight: Kevin D. Hendricks
3 Comments » December 17, 2013

ChurchMag Spotlight: Kevin D. Hendricks

"This is the greatest story ever told. We want people to come to our churches and hear that. But if we're not telling anybody—we're not doing the great commission."

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Social Media Fail: Restaurant Fires Chef, Doesn’t Revoke His Twitter Access
4 Comments » December 16, 2013

Social Media Fail: Restaurant Fires Chef, Doesn’t Revoke His Twitter Access

A restaurant fires its chef a week before Christmas and fails to revoke his Twitter access. Payback ensues. Churches, who has access to your social media accounts?

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101 Women Speakers

101 Women Speakers

Remember that throwdown last month about gender diversity at Christian conferences? Rachel Held Evans created a list of 101 women speakers.

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The Christmas Story in Instagram Photos & More
No Comments » December 13, 2013

The Christmas Story in Instagram Photos & More

Our Friday roundup includes the Christmas story, WestJet's Christmas giving video, lessons in failure, 101 women speakers, hope for the discouraged and more.

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Mother Teresa on Mission
1 Comment » December 10, 2013

Mother Teresa on Mission

"Stay where you are. Find your own Calcutta. Find the sick, the suffering, and the lonely right there where you are."

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The Treason of the Season: Stop the Stress
2 Comments » December 9, 2013

The Treason of the Season: Stop the Stress

Do you hear what I hear? It’s the sound of stressed out church communicators grinding their teeth. It's the frenzied season and stress is in the air. But now is ...

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Friday Flogging: Christmas Lights Gone Wrong
3 Comments » December 6, 2013

Friday Flogging: Christmas Lights Gone Wrong

A Christmas light display featuring the flogging of Jesus? You can't make that up. Plus new U2, Pope Francis, reality TV, wise words from Jon Acuff and Instagram video tips.

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