“The Christian ideal has not been tried and found wanting; it has been found difficult and left untried”
– G. K. Chesterton
Chesterton had a flair for the dramatic phrase and the unsettling angle. He may have overstated the case, but he surfaced a question worth asking by Christians and non-Christians alike. What might it look like when a Christian community pursued the Christian ideal? What's the ideal anyway? What could those community habits and priorities look like? And would it really be difficult?