Just in time for Christmas

I’ve really enjoyed the response to my novel, Incorporation. On the Peculiar Prophet blog I’ve posted the fun interview/review that Lillian Daniel did with me in the Christian Century as well as some of the responses to the book.  I even used the book in my Introduction to Ordained Ministry class and the class felt it was a worthwhile read, a fitting introduction to the church as it is and ought to be.

This week, I received a letter which said,

I have just finished reading Incorporation and thoroughly enjoyed it.  My husband is a pastor.  Over the years there have been so many characters from your book in churches he has served.  He even served with a “Simon” for man loooong years!  I love your portrayal of the bishop who was such an ineffectual dolt in Simon’s eyes, but ended up very differently.  Nice touch, Bishop Will!

If you would like an copy of Incorporation, inscribed to the person of your choice, to give as a Christmas gift, just send a check for $25.00 made out to Duke Memorial United Methodist Church, 504 West Chapel Hill Street, Durham, NC 27701.   Please be sure to include the inscription you desire and to whom you would like the signed book returned.  All proceeds will be used for our local mission work at Duke Memorial.

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