Central to the Christian faith is a man who denies all our pre-conceived notions about what God should look like. Joining his movement will mean coming to terms with the real Jesus, the rebel Jesus. This book is part of a multi-component, all-church sermon series and study with six sessions. buy on amazon / buy on cokesbury
Are your goals too small? Are you living the “just get by” plan? Or is there a greater “God dream” for you that, if lived to the fullest, could permeate and inform every move you make? Dare to Dream: creating a God-sized mission statement for your life draws on the Bible and the author’s lifetime of ministry to help us discern God’s dream for us and learn to live it out, prayerfully and enthusiastically. As you read, you will develop a life mission statement that helps you fully commit to a God-directed lifestyle. buy on amazon / buy on cokesbury
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HOW MUCH IS ENOUGH? In a culture guided by shiny, life promising distractions, “ enough” seems elusive and keeps us chasing the next quick fix. What if the Giver of Life offered freedom from this downward spiral—would you take it? In Shiny Gods: finding freedom from things that distract us, pastor and author Mike Slaughter helps readers reasses priorities to create a culture and lifestyle of giving, based on the word of God and the example of Christ. buy on amazon / buy on cokesbury
Also available on Amazon and Cokesbury... First Stewardship Program
What happens when we truly put God first in all aspects of our lives? In a culture guided chiefly by shiny, life-promising distractions, “enough” seems elusive and keeps us indebted to that next source of satisfaction. What if the Giver of Life offered freedom from this downward spiral—would you take it? In First: Putting God First in Living and Giving, pastor and author Mike Slaughter conducts a four-week all-church stewardship program to help participants reassess priorities and create a culture and a lifestyle of faithful living and giving and make a meaningful contribution to the world. To help parents educate and model generosity for their kids, First includes components for children and youth that help families explore financial decisions together. Sessions include: Naming Our Idols; Money, Work, and Debt; Earn—Save—Give; and Heart Giving. This program kit includes one each of the program components: shiny gods: finding freedom from things that distract us; Program Guide with Flash Drive; Children’s Leader Guide; Youth Study Edition; DVD with Leader Guide; and Devotional Book. buy on amazon / buy on cokesbury