Kirk Livingston is a copywriter and writer based in Saint Paul, Minnesota. He is author of forthcoming ListenTalk: When is Conversation an Act of God? (iUniverse: 2015) and has also been published in a number of newspapers, magazines and online. He blogs about the intersection of work, faith and communication at conversation is an engine (livingstoncontet.com). He has degrees in philosophy and theology from the University of WisconsinÑMadison and Bethel University.