Spiritual Entrepreneurs: 6 Principles for Risking Renewal

Overview

Spiritual Entrepreneurs tells the story of an innovative pastor and leadership team who intentionally led their church to take spiritual risks. By using six principles, renewal can come to any church. These six principles are focus on: (1) Jesus Christ, (2) the Bible, (3) new forms of worship, (4) a commitment to membership, (5) equipping lay people for ministry, and (6) spiritual leadership. Slaughter belives that church leaders are inspired to work tirelessly when they hear or learn of good-news stories. He ...
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Overview

Spiritual Entrepreneurs tells the story of an innovative pastor and leadership team who intentionally led their church to take spiritual risks. By using six principles, renewal can come to any church. These six principles are focus on: (1) Jesus Christ, (2) the Bible, (3) new forms of worship, (4) a commitment to membership, (5) equipping lay people for ministry, and (6) spiritual leadership. Slaughter belives that church leaders are inspired to work tirelessly when they hear or learn of good-news stories. He also believes that covenants, Christianity training, and an innovative small-group structure are vital in producing high-commitment members.
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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9780687007998
  • Publisher: Abingdon Press
  • Publication date: 9/28/1996
  • Series: Leadership Insight Series
  • Pages: 160
  • Product dimensions: 5.54 (w) x 8.46 (h) x 0.46 (d)

Meet the Author

Mike Slaughter is the lead pastor at Ginghamsburg Church. Under his leadership, Ginghamsburg Church has become known as an early innovator of small group ministry, the Church "media reformation," and cyber-ministry. Mike is the author of multiple books for church leaders, including Change the World, A Different Kind of Christmas, Spiritual Entrepreneurs, Real Followers, Momentum for Life, UnLearning Church, and Upside Living in a Downside Economy.
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Table of Contents

Introduction 11
Chapter 1 The Lordship Principle: A Clear Focus on Jesus Christ as the Object of Faith 25
Chapter 2 The Biblical Principle: Scriptural Truth as the Primary Source for What We Believe and What We Do 46
Chapter 3 The Liturgical Principle: Discovery of New Worship Forms 58
Chapter 4 The Covenant Principle: Commitment to the Integrity of Membership 69
Chapter 5 The Priesthood Principle: Equipping the Laity for Ministry 81
Chapter 6 The Leadership Principle: Spiritual Entrepreneurship 100
Appendix A 139
Appendix B 140
Appendix C 144
Appendix D 147
Notes 152
Bibliography 155
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