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, runs the hyperlocal site West St. Paul Reader, 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 Hero: Fannie Lou Hamer
August 14, 2019

Church Communication Hero: Fannie Lou Hamer

Fired, evicted, threatened, beaten, and jailed for her civil rights work, Fannie Lou Hamer renewed her hope in the songs of the church. How is your message going out into ...

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Bulletin Examples: Christy Farrell & First Christian Church in Indiana
August 12, 2019

Bulletin Examples: Christy Farrell & First Christian Church in Indiana

What works and what doesn't with your church bulletin? Christy Farrell from First Christian Church in Indiana shares her struggles with their bulletin.

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Rethink Communication Stories: Marcy Carrico
August 7, 2019

Rethink Communication Stories: Marcy Carrico

"Stop everything you’re doing in regards to church communication and read this right now. You’ll laugh, you’ll cry, and you’ll have the game plan to continue through anything. Anything."

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40 Church Bulletin Tips
July 31, 2019

40 Church Bulletin Tips

The church bulletin is perhaps the most ubiquitous form of church marketing, and we’ve got 40 tips to help you make the most of your church bulletin.

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5 Fall Kickoff Tips for Church Communicators
July 29, 2019

5 Fall Kickoff Tips for Church Communicators

We're in the heat of summer, but fall is coming quick. So let's explore some tips to help you be prepared for the fall kickoff.

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Rethink Communication: Rethink & Rework
July 24, 2019

Rethink Communication: Rethink & Rework

Creative Arts Pastor Phil Bowdle wants churches to rethink how they communicate. But then what? It's time to rework the systems, strategies, and tools.

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Christmas Communication Planner
July 17, 2019

Christmas Communication Planner

It's a fill-in-the-blank resource to help you create a plan, solidify the plan, work the plan, nail down final details, and follow up after Christmas.

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Christmas in July: Six Veteran Communicators Share Their Tips
July 8, 2019

Christmas in July: Six Veteran Communicators Share Their Tips

Christmas seems far away, but it's never too early to start planning. Think about how your church can do better at Christmas this year. We share insights from six church ...

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Mobile Web: 5 Veteran Church Communicators Share Their Insights
June 12, 2019

Mobile Web: 5 Veteran Church Communicators Share Their Insights

Everything these days is about the mobile experience. That's why we asked five church communication veterans what their churches are doing with mobile.

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Simple Father’s Day Idea for Your Church
June 5, 2019

Simple Father’s Day Idea for Your Church

Father's Day is coming up quick. What is your church doing? We've got a simple idea your church can borrow for Father's Day this year.

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Back to the Basics: 6 Veteran Church Communicators Share Their Insights
May 20, 2019

Back to the Basics: 6 Veteran Church Communicators Share Their Insights

We asked six church communication veterans what they know now that they wish they knew when they first started.

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Start Where You Are: Level Up What Works
May 13, 2019

Start Where You Are: Level Up What Works

Church communication can be overwhelming, especially when you're starting out. We've got a few suggestions to help you manage expectations and achieve real success.

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How You Can Support Creative Missions 2019
April 24, 2019

How You Can Support Creative Missions 2019

Creative Missions is heading out to serve local churches in Rhode Island from April 27 to May 3. Here are three ways you can support their work.

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Easter Devotional for Church Communicators
April 17, 2019

Easter Devotional for Church Communicators

You’re so busy making the Easter services happen, it’s easy to forget about the story we’re celebrating. Take some time in prayer and reflection.

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10 Ways to Make Your Church Office a Better Place to Work
April 10, 2019

10 Ways to Make Your Church Office a Better Place to Work

Feeling stressed at work is normal—but you should also feel supported in that stress. We explore ways to improve your church staff culture.

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