Editing * Writer coaching * As-told-to writing * Co-authoring
- Are you a Christian writer needing professional help in preparing your manuscript for publication?
- A Christian publisher or acquisitions editor looking for a contract editor to work with one of your authors?
I may be able to help. I can accept a limited number of projects focusing on church health and effectiveness, and equipping Christian leaders.
If you have a manuscript or partial manuscript that you might like me to look at, feel free to contact me with you questions.
Books authored (partial list)
- THE MORE-WITH-LESS CHURCH with Ray Bowman and Skipp Machmer (Baker 2015).
- WHEN NOT TO BUILD: An Architect’s Unconventional Wisdom for the Growing Church with Ray Bowman (Baker 1992, 2000). Bestseller in Christian professional market.
- WHEN NOT TO BORROW: Unconventional Financial Wisdom to Set Your Church Free with Ray Bowman (Baker 1996).
- WHEN THERE’S NO BURNING BUSH: Following Your Passions to Discover God’s Call with Gary Morsch (Baker 2004)
- PRAYING WITH THE ANABAPTISTS with Marlene Kropf (Faith & Life 1994)
- DECIDE FOR PEACE (Faith & Life 1996)
- Articles published in more than 120 periodicals including Guideposts, Leadership Journal, Campus Life, and World Vision.
Periodicals edited (partial list)
- Coeditor, WITH: The Magazine for Radical Christian Youth (Mennonite/Brethren), 1990–1998.
- Coeditor, YouthGuide (Mennonite/Brethren), 1991-1998
- Contract editor, Leadership Journal (Christianity Today, Inc.), 1989-1991
Books edited (partial list)
- WITH JUSTICE FOR ALL by John Perkins (Regal 1982, third edition published 2007). As-told-to author.
- THE LEADERSHIP BATON by Forman, Jones, & Miller (Zondervan 2004).
- NO LITTLE PLACES: The Untapped Potential of the Small Town Church by Ron Klassen and John Koessler (Baker 1996)
Curriculum edited (partial list)
- Series editor, Fast Lane Bible Studies for Junior High (Faith & Life Press), 1993-1997.
- Contract editor, Foundation Series/Youth (MPH, FLP, Brethren), 1989-1993
- Along with coeditor, created and led WITH writer’s workshop. Developed a high-performance team of writers, leading to WITH’s winning several national awards.
- Led writer’s workshop for Foundation Series/Youth writers.