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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

The Devil and Pastor Gus – Roger Bruner

The Devil and Pastor Gus – Roger Bruner

Follow me closely as I take you through this plot: Pastor Gus Gospello is going through a mid-life crisis and …

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Deadly Echoes (Finding Sanctuary #2) – Nancy Mehl

Sarah Miller has found a good life in the small quiet town of Sanctuary as the town teacher.  Even though she …

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The Legacy – Dan Walsh and Gary Smalley

The Legacy – Dan Walsh and Gary Smalley

Doug Anderson is finally in college and has found his own little world that doesn’t share many of the values …

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Knox’s Irregulars – J. Wesley Bush

Knox’s Irregulars – J. Wesley Bush

Enclave Publishing (formerly Marcher Lord Press) seems to have a keen interest in futuristic novels that depict a quasi-Islamic majority. …

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Double Cross (FBI: Houston #2) – DiAnn Mills

Houston Police Officer Daniel Hilton spends almost all of his free time taking care of his grandfather with Alzheimer’s and …

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Signature Kill – David Levien

Signature Kill – David Levien

A woman’s body is found in an Indianapolis park, dismembered and placed in some kind of arrangement.  The police are …

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Interviews

Dealing with Church Hurt: A Conversation with Varina Denman

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Podcast: Play in new window | Download The Author An avid reader and blogger, Varina Denman enjoys writing fiction about …

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Back to the Basics of Christianity: A Conversation with John Dickson

Back to the Basics of Christianity: A Conversation with John Dickson
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Podcast: Play in new window | Download The Book Dickson’s book is unique among the literature because it simply challenges …

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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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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

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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The Devil and Pastor Gus – Roger Bruner

The Devil and Pastor Gus – Roger Bruner

Follow me closely as I take you through this plot: Pastor Gus Gospello is going through a mid-life crisis and …

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Teen Mom, You’re Stronger than You Think – Tricia Goyer

Teen Mom, You’re Stronger than You Think – Tricia Goyer

Teen pregnancy has been described as an epidemic. Like a disease that needs to be eradicated. Secularists praise freedom of …

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Deadly Echoes (Finding Sanctuary #2) – Nancy Mehl

Sarah Miller has found a good life in the small quiet town of Sanctuary as the town teacher.  Even though she …

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The Legacy – Dan Walsh and Gary Smalley

The Legacy – Dan Walsh and Gary Smalley

Doug Anderson is finally in college and has found his own little world that doesn’t share many of the values …

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Knox’s Irregulars – J. Wesley Bush

Knox’s Irregulars – J. Wesley Bush

Enclave Publishing (formerly Marcher Lord Press) seems to have a keen interest in futuristic novels that depict a quasi-Islamic majority. …

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Double Cross (FBI: Houston #2) – DiAnn Mills

Houston Police Officer Daniel Hilton spends almost all of his free time taking care of his grandfather with Alzheimer’s and …

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Signature Kill – David Levien

Signature Kill – David Levien

A woman’s body is found in an Indianapolis park, dismembered and placed in some kind of arrangement.  The police are …

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Reservations for Two – Hilary Manton Lodge

Reservations for Two – Hilary Manton Lodge

Picking up where her story left off in A Table by the Window, newly minted restaurateur Juliette D’Alisa is currently …

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Deadly Echoes (Finding Sanctuary #2) – Nancy Mehl

Deadly Echoes (Finding Sanctuary #2) – Nancy Mehl

Sarah Miller has found a good life in the small quiet town of Sanctuary as the town teacher.  Even though she …

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Every Fifteen Minutes Giveaway

Every Fifteen Minutes Giveaway

Hey! Welcome to our QUICK HIT giveaway, where the Life is Story team surprises you with a quick, better-grab-it-before-it’s-gone giveaway. …

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