Those of you who connect with me through Facebook (have I mentioned how much I’d love it if the rest of you would like my Facebook page?) will probably know that last January Chad R. Allen, editorial director of Baker Books, began coaching me through the process of writing a book proposal, right out there in public on his blog.
And if you’ve been checking in here lately, you know that I’ve been blogging on Christian community, especially the models taught and lived by St. Benedict and John Wesley.
And those of you who like to put seemingly random observations together will have deduced that the book I’m proposing is about historical movements with distinctive approaches to community life — and whose community life bubbled over into effective mission and service.
Once the dust had settled, Chad asked me to write a guest post about what I’d learned in the process. It starts like this
and you can read the whole thing by clicking here.
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