The next step was publication. But few publishers accept manuscripts from unpublished authors. Go figure. On top of that I was writing in an unusual genre.... true life Christian testimonials. I was stymied again, like so many times before. Then I received a mass e-mail from Emmaus International, an Upper Room Ministry of the United Methodist Church General Board Of Discipleship. It seems the focus for Emmaus in 2010 is going to be Fourth Day experiences and they were soliciting Fourth Day stories and boy do I have one!!!!
I called immediately and told them I have a story, but it's to big for their newsletter, it's a book. They gave me the name of the Editor at Upper Room Publishing and told me to submit my book proposal to her. That she would be looking for it. Praise God!
It has been in their review committee for 126 days now. I am told this is a good sign. I am asking for your prayers that God's will be accomplished and this story, the story of what God can do even through the most unlikely and unworthy of people, will get out to a world needing to hear that hope.