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:

27 Self Care Tips for Church Communicators
November 6, 2019

27 Self Care Tips for Church Communicators

What do you do to take care of yourself? What kind of things help you relieve stress and get through the day/week/season?

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Be the Hero Your Church Needs: All Saints’ Day Without Superpowers
October 30, 2019

Be the Hero Your Church Needs: All Saints’ Day Without Superpowers

Much like historical heroes, church communicators have to make the most of what they have, draw on deep reserves of strength, and somehow save the day.

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18 Productivity Tools for Church Communicators
October 21, 2019

18 Productivity Tools for Church Communicators

What are the tools you actually use on a regular basis to keep yourself organized and on track?

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How to Be More Productive as a Church Communicator
October 16, 2019

How to Be More Productive as a Church Communicator

I've always been suspicious of the advice from productivity gurus. Then I got crazy busy and had to sort through what worked and what didn't. Here's your guide to productivity.

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15 Life Hacks for Church Communicators
October 14, 2019

15 Life Hacks for Church Communicators

What are some of the hacks or secrets you use to make things work or save your sanity or just make work easier?

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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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