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Facing Leviathan

Posted on January 14th, by npernia in Available Now, Books, Words. Comments Off on Facing Leviathan

For fans of: Malcolm Gladwell, Jon Tyson, Andy Crouch

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There are two styles of leadership at war in the world.

On one side, the mechanical leader casts a vision of heroic action aided by pragmatism, reason, technology, and power.

On the other side, the organic leader strives to bring forth creativity, defying convention and relishing life in culture’s margins.

This leadership battle is at the heart of our contemporary culture, but it is also an ancient battle. It is the reinvocation of two great heresies, one rooted in an attempt to reach for the heroic, godlikeness, the other bowing before the sea monster of the chaotic deep. Today’s leader must answer many challenging questions including:

What does it mean to lead in a cultural storm?
How do I battle the darkness in my own heart?
Is there … Read More »



The Social Church

Posted on January 13th, by npernia in Available Now, Books, Words. Comments Off on The Social Church

For fans of: Kevin DeYoung, Scott McClellan, Claire Diaz-Ortiz

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Did you know you can read online reviews of your church?

How often have you talked about “reaching people where they are” —and realized that much of the time, they are on the Internet?

We’ve been living in a digital world for quite some time now. It’s time to take what we know (and admit what we don’t know), and learn together how to move forward as the Church.

Justin Wise speaks about social media as this generation’s printing press—a revolutionary technology that can spread the Gospel further and faster than we can imagine. Are you ready to think theologically about this digital age and reach people in a new way?

Praise for Justin’s Work

Justin Wise connects the power of social media with the potential for life-changing … Read More »



The Art of Storytelling

Posted on January 1st, by npernia in Available Now, Books, Words. Comments Off on The Art of Storytelling

For fans of: Andy Stanley, Ben Arment, TED Talks

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Can you captivate an audience with your story?

Many of us would love to hold the attention of a crowd, a classroom, or just a group of our friends by telling them a great story. We have felt the pressure of a public presentation or the disappointment of telling a story that others ignore. We are ready to be heard, ready to captivate.

In The Art of Storytelling, John Walsh takes us through the steps to presenting a compelling story—outlining the strategies that helped him move from stutterer to storyteller. This book will help any person with a story to share as it walks through all aspects of presentation… from what to do with your hands as you speak all the way to crafting a … Read More »



Moody Collective Portions

Posted on December 16th, by npernia in Available Now, Words. Comments Off on Moody Collective Portions

On December 16, 2013, we released our Moody Collective Portions for the year.

Moody Collective Portions are short pieces of content taken from our full-length books. Our goal is to introduce our readers to a complete idea in a brief, concise, and inexpensive format. Most portions will take about 20 minutes to read.

Here are the portions available for our 2013 books:

Conflict…When the Story Gets Interesting A Portion from Tell Me a Story
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Overcoming Your Fear of Failure A Portion from Life After Art
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4 Reminders for Men Who Love God A Portion from What It Means to Be a Man
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What Is God Like? A Portion from The Big Story
Available at retailers including:    Amazon     … Read More »



The Well-Balanced World Changer

Posted on October 1st, by npernia in Available Now, Books, Words. Comments Off on The Well-Balanced World Changer

For fans of: Tullian Tchividjian, Ann Voskamp, Jen Hatmaker

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What happens when idealism and reality crash into each other…and you?

If you have ever passionately invested yourself in living your faith, championing a cause, or representing some noble ideal, you’ve probably experienced a faceoff between idealism and reality.

Society often recognizes its deficits-poverty, crime, divisiveness, anxiety, excess-yet it rarely celebrates the rise of people who want to change those shortcomings. Still, many of us chip away at the world as it is, believing that a better world is possible.

While in that place where we work to see good come about, we meet resistance almost daily: between dreams and disappointment, between wholeness and dysfunction, between past and future.

This can lead to frustration, bitterness, disillusionment, loneliness, and exhaustion. It can lead to people abandoning the church, faith, and … Read More »



Packing Light

Posted on September 1st, by npernia in Available Now, Books, Words. Comments Off on Packing Light

For fans of: Donald Miller, Shauna Niequist, Jeff Goins, Bob Goff

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How do you pack for all fifty states?

When I was in college, I figured my life would come together around graduation. I’d meet a guy; we’d plan a beautiful wedding and buy a nice house-not necessarily with a picket fence, but with whatever kind of fence we wanted. I might work, or I might not, but whatever we decided, I would be happy.

When I got out of college and my life didn’t look like that, I floundered around, trying to figure out how to get the life I had always dreamed of. I went down so many different paths for it. Career. Travel. Friends. Relationships. But none of them were as satisfying as I … Read More »



The In-Between

Posted on August 1st, by npernia in Available Now, Books, Words. Comments Off on The In-Between

For fans of: Shauna Niequist, Ian Cron, Allison Vesterfelt, Andy Andrews

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We’re an “instant gratification” generation, but the trouble is, most change happens gradually.

Most of us spend our lives searching and longing for something more than what is in front of us. Whether it’s traveling abroad or chasing cheap (or expensive) thrills, we’re all looking for medicine to satisfy our restlessness. And, so often, we’re looking in the wrong place.

The In-Between is a call to accept the importance that waiting plays in our lives. Can we embrace the extraordinary nature of the ordinary and enjoy the daily mundane-what lies in between the “major” moments?

Moments of breakthrough are not where life’s greatest transformation happens; the stuff that God uses to shape us often lies in the in-between. It’s the … Read More »



The End of Our Exploring

Posted on July 1st, by npernia in Available Now, Books, Words. Comments Off on The End of Our Exploring

For fans of: G. K. Chesterton, C.S. Lewis, Skye Jethani, Tim Keller

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Do we know what it means to question well?

Faith isn’t the sort of thing that will endure as long as our eyes are closed. The opposite, in fact: faith helps us see, and that means not shrinking from the ambiguities and the difficulties that provoke our most profound questions.

We need not fear questions, but by the grace of God we have the safety and security to rush headlong into them and find ourselves better for it on the other side.

This book steps into the gap between non-questioning certitude and wishy-washy “dialogue for the sake of dialogue” to help us determine the role of questioning in our lives.

Unlike other offerings, it will challenge the contemporary obsession with doubts and … Read More »



101 Secrets for Your Twenties

Posted on July 1st, by npernia in Available Now, Books, Words. Comments Off on 101 Secrets for Your Twenties

For fans of: Kelly Williams Brown, Jeff Goins, Jon Acuff, Meg Jay

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“Wow, may I just say how freakishly applicable these “secrets” are to my life in my 20s?”
@ABsport19

“I haven’t laughed all day, until I read this. Hysterical & brilliant truth…So thankful for @PaulAngone”
@kenin312

“Probably some of the best pieces of advice for 20-somethings ever. I especially love 5Flol”
@Emilyann54

“I wish I had this list when I was in my 20s…I hope more people in their 20s, feeling all alone can read this.”
Reader, AllGroanUp.com

Every twenty-something needs a little black book of secrets. Our twenties are filled with confusion, terrible jobs, anticipation, disappointment, cubicles, break-ups, transition, quarter-life crisis, loneliness, post-college what the heck, moderate success sandwiched in-between complete failure, and we need a worn, weathered guide stashed somewhere close by to help shed … Read More »



The Big Story

Posted on June 1st, by npernia in Available Now, Books. Comments Off on The Big Story

For fans of: Matt Chandler, Tim Keller, Stephen Um

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How would you explain your life to a stranger?

When strangers meet today they often ask not, “What do you do?,” but “What is your story?” Everybody has a story. And everybody on the planet believes some larger story in order to make sense of the smaller story of their life. We want our lives to fit within a larger plot—complete with a sense of history, conflict resolution, forward movement, and future.

So, the better question to ask is, “What sort of story are you in?”

Most people believe false stories that leave them disillusioned, enslaved, and hopeless. Secular stories of chasing success and religious stories of doing good works can both leave us feeling exhausted and empty. Only Christianity, only the … Read More »






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