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:

Church Communication on the Cheap on #cmschat
1 Comment » May 2, 2015

Church Communication on the Cheap on #cmschat

This week's #cmschat on Twitter covered hacks, tips and ideas for how to do church communication on a shoestring budget.

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Mother’s Day: Third Most Popular Sunday
2 Comments » April 29, 2015

Mother’s Day: Third Most Popular Sunday

Mother's Day is the third most attended Sunday of the year, but let's avoid some of the pitfalls of the day, from stereotypes to insensitivity.

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Andy Swart: Pastor Who Understands Communication
No Comments » April 27, 2015

Andy Swart: Pastor Who Understands Communication

We talk with our new board member, Andy Swart. He's a pastor in Arkansas who understands the value of communication.

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Google’s Mobile Friendly Update on #cmschat
No Comments » April 24, 2015

Google’s Mobile Friendly Update on #cmschat

Our chat covered Google's mobile friendly update, dubbed "#Mobilegeddon," and how it will impact your church website.

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26 Giving Tips for Church Communicators
1 Comment » April 23, 2015

26 Giving Tips for Church Communicators

It's not always easy to talk about money in the church, but it's still important to communicate well. We've got 26 giving tips from the community.

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Church Visitor Horror Stories: Congregation Fail
1 Comment » April 22, 2015

Church Visitor Horror Stories: Congregation Fail

Sometimes the greatest obstacle to welcoming new people into your church is the people in your church. Congregation fail.

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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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