So far, the two most common questions I’ve been asked are (1) why did you and Len write the book? (2) you both have very different writing styles, so what was the process of writing together like?
I answered the first question yesterday. Here’s the answer to the second question.
While our writing styles are different, Len and I have one thing in common that made this project particularly fun.
We both heavily employ the use of metaphor in our writing. Among other things, Len is largely known for inventing new terms and using a single metaphor to describe a particular idea.
My writing is commonly peppered with word pictures that are intended to create vivid images in the minds of the readers. I like to paint with words. This penchant comes through strongly in my book From Eternity to Here and throughout many of the chapters in Reimagining Church.[Continue Reading…]