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Executive Director for Mission Organization

Job type: Full-time

Category: Administrative

Location: Location is flexible with Business office located in Brainerd, MN, MN Post Date: September 26, 2017



Provide vision & leadership to sustain & develop MDN's mission:

To facilitate the growth of dynamic, Christ-centered ministries globally - by mentoring, networking & providing administrative support

Primary Responsibilities:

  • Oversee shepherding/caregiving for all staff and ministry leaders
  • Develop, articulate & promote God's vision for MDN to potential staff & ministry partners with the goal of continued expansion of MDN
  • Oversee the work of MDN's business office, domestic & international ministries as they plan, organize, fund & carry out the ministries approved by the board
  • Raise necessary funds to supplement the administrative expense


Desired Qualifications:

  • Meets the Biblical character qualifications of an Elder, including being 'able to teach', as he must have the ability to speak publically
  • Has a track record of leadership that inspires - demonstrating that inner 'fire' or zeal that keeps him productively engaged & motivates those around him
  • Agrees with MDN's statement of faith, purpose statement, core values, church relations statement & organizational philosophy
  • Has a servant-leader heart - one who sees the recruitment & development of a thriving team of staff one of the keys to success of the organization
  • Has the ability to be a bridge-builder - one who can collaborate with other individuals & organizations with whom he may disagree on the 'nonessentials' - can distinguish between 'cultural' and 'biblical' differences - standing fast on biblical principles but understanding the need to be flexible in methodology across various cultures
  • Has international cross-cultural ministry experience & knowledge of current global missions
  • Has the relational skills necessary to work well with people of different temperaments, backgrounds, cultures, etc
  • Possesses (or is willing to learn) basic computer skills, understanding of accounting & banking, & basic understanding of international non-profit legal & financials issues

How to apply

Contact Person: Kris Williams

Phone: 218-820-2283

Email address: