Mike Slaughter, lead pastor at Ginghamsburg Church, is the three-decade dreamer of Ginghamsburg Church and spiritual entrepreneur of ministry marketplace innovations.His life-long passion to reach the lost and set the oppressed free has made him a tireless and leading advocate for the displaced children, women and men of Darfur, Sudan, named by the U.N. as the worst humanitarian crisis in the world today. Under Mike s leadership, Ginghamsburg Church has become known as an early innovator of small group ministry, the Church media reformation and cyber-ministry, with the Ginghamsburg website averaging 50,000 visits monthly from around the world. Since initiating The Sudan Project in January 2005, Ginghamsburg has invested over $5 million into humanitarian relief in Darfur. The resultant agricultural project, child development program and safe water initiative are expanding to reach a quarter of a million Sudanese refugees and villagers. As a mentor, Mike travels globally to speak and use his gift of irritation to equip ministry leaders to minimize brick and maximize mission so that they may fully deploy the mission of Jesus into the world.Mike is the author of multiple books for church leaders includingChange the World, Spiritual Entrepreneurs, Real Followers, Momentum for Life, UnLearning Church, andUpside Living in a Downside Economy. For more information, visit MikeSlaughter.com.