Preview the introduction and entire first chapter of shiny gods. Pastor and author Mike Slaughter helps readers reassess priorities andcreate a culture and a lifestyle of faithful living and giving and make a meaningful contribution to the world. 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 spiralwould you take it?
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.