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:

Rethink Communication Stories: Pete Carlson
October 9, 2019

Rethink Communication Stories: Pete Carlson

"Our church is in the beginning stages of developing a creative communications ministry team and Rethink Communication has helped us to navigate the unknown."

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Bulletin Examples: Jodi Tonarelli and the Ridge Community Church
October 7, 2019

Bulletin Examples: Jodi Tonarelli and the Ridge Community Church

We've been exploring what works with church bulletins and for some, no bulletin works: "Guess how many complaints we got? Zero. To this date that holds true. Zero complaints."

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Sharing God’s Grace vs. Listing Details: How Your Church Can Tell Stories
September 30, 2019

Sharing God’s Grace vs. Listing Details: How Your Church Can Tell Stories

What kind of stories is your church telling? You could be listing details about upcoming events or needs, or you could be sharing stories of God's grace.

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Bulletin Examples: Jennifer Johnson & Sewickley Presbyterian Church
September 23, 2019

Bulletin Examples: Jennifer Johnson & Sewickley Presbyterian Church

What works and what doesn't with your church bulletin? "I decided to incorporate everything into one document which has made the process much more streamlined."

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Christmas Is Coming: Less Than 100 Days
September 18, 2019

Christmas Is Coming: Less Than 100 Days

We're looking at less than 100 days until Christmas. Is your church ready to communicate the greatest story ever told?

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Bulletin Examples: Katrina McMillan & Celebration Baptist Church
September 16, 2019

Bulletin Examples: Katrina McMillan & Celebration Baptist Church

What works with your church bulletin? "Our goal before services start is for our people to be connecting to each other, not burying their heads in a piece of paper."

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Free Fall Social Graphics for Your Church
September 11, 2019

Free Fall Social Graphics for Your Church

Fall can be such a busy time: School starts up, ministry programs launch, and Christmas is on the horizon. It's overwhelming. So we thought we'd help with fall social graphics.

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Bulletin Examples: Darren Lee and River Valley Church
September 9, 2019

Bulletin Examples: Darren Lee and River Valley Church

We've been exploring what works with church bulletins and for some, no bulletin works: "Once you provide better communication channels, the old ones are easy to retire."

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Rethink Communication Stories: Akua Konadu
August 28, 2019

Rethink Communication Stories: Akua Konadu

"I feel more confident in my role and it has led to better communication between me and all ministry leaders."

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Bulletin Examples: Crystal Kirkman & First Christian Church
August 26, 2019

Bulletin Examples: Crystal Kirkman & First Christian Church

What works and what doesn't with your church bulletin? "We always have 'next steps' whether you are a first-time guest or ready to take the next step in your faith ...

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How to Take Your Email Newsletter From BCC to Better
August 21, 2019

How to Take Your Email Newsletter From BCC to Better

Email is one of the most effective ways to reach people, but a lot of churches barely know where to start with email. We can help.

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Bulletin Examples: Charla Wilkerson & Fairfax Circle Church
August 19, 2019

Bulletin Examples: Charla Wilkerson & Fairfax Circle Church

What works and what doesn't with your church bulletin? "What I love about our bulletin is that we make it work for us rather than us working for it."

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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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