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Why Storytellers are the Ultimate Hackers

Why Storytellers are the Ultimate Hackers

By Kevin Kaiser In the west, knowledge is our culture’s true religion. We all possess and guard our personal orthodoxy—a …

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You Have to MAKE Time for PR

You Have to MAKE Time for PR

By Audra Jennings (Editor’s Note: This article is continuing our series on what good public relations looks like. Previous articles …

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How is Your Marketing?

How is Your Marketing?

Lori Twichell, owner of Beyond the Buzz Marketing weighs in on how to evaluate your marketing. The first thing that …

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What’s in a Name?

What’s in a Name?

Yesterday, Life is Story reviewed Those Rosy Hours at Mazandaran, a beautifully dark novel filled with interesting characters with interesting names. …

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5 Reasons I’m Not Excited About Harper Lee’s To Kill a Mockingbird Sequel

5 Reasons I’m Not Excited About Harper Lee’s To Kill a Mockingbird Sequel

Last week, HarperCollins announced that the reclusive novelist Harper Lee, author of the famed novel To Kill a Mockingbird, would …

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10 Books We Pretend We’ve Read Cover to Cover (But Really Haven’t)

10 Books We Pretend We’ve Read Cover to Cover (But Really Haven’t)

By Kevin Kaiser The majority of us lie about the books we’ve read, according to surveys that make the online …

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Fiction

Then Sings My Soul – Amy Sorrells

Then Sings My Soul – Amy Sorrells

I was first introduced to Amy Sorrells with her debut novel How Sweet the Sound, which is wonderful because I …

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Gathering Shadows (Finding Sanctuary #1) – Nancy Mehl

Gathering Shadows (Finding Sanctuary #1) – Nancy Mehl

Wynter Evans takes on an assignment that she hopes will change her life. She is a young reporter for a …

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Season of Fire (Remnants #2) – Lisa Bergren

Season of Fire (Remnants #2) – Lisa Bergren

Andriana learned a great deal on her first mission as a Remnant. She has also gone through tremendous loss and …

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The Babylon Contigency – Clifford Longley

The Babylon Contigency – Clifford Longley

DI Robert Peele can’t figure out why he and his partner Sarah Shipton have been assigned to investigate a routine …

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Innocence Or, Murder on Steep Street – Heda Margolius Kovaly

Innocence Or, Murder on Steep Street – Heda Margolius Kovaly

In 1950s Communist Czechoslovakia, a group of women work as ushers at a local movie theater.  Early in the work, …

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Dubiosity – Christy Barritt

Dubiosity – Christy Barritt

Savannah Harris has left her old life behind for the self-inflicted punishment of living alone.  However, her lifetime friend Marti has …

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Interviews

The Drop Box and Orphan Care: A Conversation with Brian Ivie

The Drop Box and Orphan Care: A Conversation with Brian Ivie
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Podcast: Play in new window | Download The Film  The Drop Box tells the story of South Korean pastor Lee …

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The Power of Grace, The Beauty of Story: A Conversation with Lee Strobel

The Power of Grace, The Beauty of Story: A Conversation with Lee Strobel

The Book Lee Strobel’s journey began in a book called The Case for Christ. What began as a project to …

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Twisted Innocence: A Conversation with Terri Blackstock

Twisted Innocence: A Conversation with Terri Blackstock
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Podcast: Play in new window | Download Terri Blackstock has long been a favorite on the LiS podcast and we’ve …

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Interview with Chris Fabry | The Song

Interview with Chris Fabry | The Song
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Podcast: Play in new window | Download The Book The Song is a beautiful and tragic story of relationship drama, …

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Worship, Glory, and Story: A Conversation with Matt Papa

Worship, Glory, and Story: A Conversation with Matt Papa
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Podcast: Play in new window | Download A few weeks ago, I got the chance to read Matt Papa’s book Look …

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Launching Your Full Time Career in Our Part Time Economy: A Conversation with Robert Dickie

Launching Your Full Time Career in Our Part Time Economy: A Conversation with Robert Dickie
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Podcast: Play in new window | Download The Book The Leap is a great book for you if you are …

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Small Group

Dave Ramsey’s Generation Change #3: Go Write Your Story

Dave Ramsey’s Generation Change #3: Go Write Your Story

Okay, so in my review of Generation Change: Do, I said it was my favorite. But I have to amend …

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Dave Ramsey’s Generation Change #2: Do More With Your Money

Dave Ramsey’s Generation Change #2: Do More With Your Money

After spending three weeks focusing on the inner life side of personal finance (Generation Change: Be), Ramsey and Cruze flip …

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Dave Ramsey’s Generation Change #1: Be Who God Created

Last week, my youth group finished up a two month series on sex, dating, and relationships. The very last week, …

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Simplify – Bill Hybels

Simplify – Bill Hybels

Bill Hybels is a well-known Bible teacher and senior pastor of Willow Creek Community Church, one of the largest churches …

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The Presence – Alec Rowlands

The Presence – Alec Rowlands

I went into this six week small group DVD study not really knowing what to expect. The subject matter at …

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The Greatest Gift – Ann Voskamp

The Greatest Gift – Ann Voskamp

Nobody expected Ann Voskamp’s debut memoir One Thousand Gifts to hit the NY Times bestseller’s list. Nobody expected it to …

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Then Sings My Soul – Amy Sorrells

Then Sings My Soul – Amy Sorrells

I was first introduced to Amy Sorrells with her debut novel How Sweet the Sound, which is wonderful because I …

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Girl in the Dark – Anna Lyndsey

Girl in the Dark – Anna Lyndsey

Imagine being so sensitive to light that any light at all sends your body into searing pain that lasts for …

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Free Book Friday

Free Book Friday

Late Friday, we shared with you this massive free ebook giveaway from Enclave Publishing. That was all well and good, …

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Gathering Shadows (Finding Sanctuary #1) – Nancy Mehl

Gathering Shadows (Finding Sanctuary #1) – Nancy Mehl

Wynter Evans takes on an assignment that she hopes will change her life. She is a young reporter for a …

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Free Book Friday (Enclave Publishing Edition)

Free Book Friday (Enclave Publishing Edition)

Enclave Publishing is offering a whole shelf full of books for free this week. You’d be crazy not to check …

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Get Your Joy Back – Laurie Wallin

Get Your Joy Back – Laurie Wallin

I desperately wanted to love this book. As the founder of a nonprofit for adoptive families of children with special …

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Season of Fire (Remnants #2) – Lisa Bergren

Season of Fire (Remnants #2) – Lisa Bergren

Andriana learned a great deal on her first mission as a Remnant. She has also gone through tremendous loss and …

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The Babylon Contigency – Clifford Longley

The Babylon Contigency – Clifford Longley

DI Robert Peele can’t figure out why he and his partner Sarah Shipton have been assigned to investigate a routine …

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Innocence Or, Murder on Steep Street – Heda Margolius Kovaly

Innocence Or, Murder on Steep Street – Heda Margolius Kovaly

In 1950s Communist Czechoslovakia, a group of women work as ushers at a local movie theater.  Early in the work, …

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Dubiosity – Christy Barritt

Dubiosity – Christy Barritt

Savannah Harris has left her old life behind for the self-inflicted punishment of living alone.  However, her lifetime friend Marti has …

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