Neighborhood Church

2013 The Nines Conference


In this 4-minute session from the 2013 The Nines Conference by Leadership Network, Mike Slaughter shares how and why his church transitioned from an expansion model to a multiplication model. Mike Slaughter is Lead Pastor and Chief Dreamer of Ginghamsburg Church in Tipp City, Ohio and the author of several books including The Christian Wallet, Dare to Dream, and Christmas is Not Your Birthday.  


Which of Mike’s points did you find most impactful? Why?
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What did the Lord reveal to you through this message? Did you gain a specific insight into your life or ministry? What challenged you?
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How were you encouraged through this message? How can you use what you’ve learned to encourage someone else—in your personal life, at work, or at church—and equip them as a disciple of Christ?
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How, practically, can you implement what you heard from this message in your life and/or ministry today? What will you do differently this week because of what you’ve just heard?
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Mike realized that it was not about becoming the biggest church in the area, but the church in and for the neighborhood. Consider how a multiplication model with smaller churches might draw more people in your community to church. 


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