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.
About the Author
Mike Slaughter is the Pastor Emeritus 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 Down to Earth, The Passionate Church, Change the World, Dare to Dream, Renegade Gospel, A Different Kind of Christmas, Spiritual Entrepreneurs, Real Followers, Momentum for Life, UnLearning Church, and Upside Living in a Downside Economy.
Table of Contents
|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|