Young Men's Discipleship Pastor
Job type: Full-time
Category: High School/College Ministry
Location: Wasilla, AK Post Date: July 24, 2017
Wasilla Bible Church is looking for a godly man, mature in his faith,with a heart for relational ministry and a solid theological grounding. In particular, the person who successfully fills this position will be passionate about training leaders to relationally disciple youth and young adults within the context of a healthy, local church body. He will need to operate well as peer within a ministry team focused on discipling in a coordinated,intentional, relational way. This team includes both men and women, as well as both staff and volunteers, across multiple ministry areas (children to adult). In particular, this position is intended to work in a close, peer-partnership with our Young Women's Discipleship Director. The primary focus for this position is encouraging and equipping volunteer leaders through intentional, relational connections – providing both personal discipleship and formal leadership training. Our volunteer leaders form the primary backbone of discipleship within our ministry to young people. Thus, the person who successfully fills this position will be heavily focused on encouraging and equipping small group leaders Godward so they might effectively minister to the youth in our congregation and around the community. Additionally, the person who fills this position will inevitably spend time teaching, although some teaching may be delegated to other leaders when appropriate. There will also be some administrative tasks inherent to this position, although most of the administrative tasks in support of the ministry will be handled by other members of the staff team. Throughout all of this, the person filling this position will need to be sensitive to WBC's history and context and committed to its future ministry and direction.
RELATIONSHIPS:• Supervised by and reports to the Executive Pastor.• Partners with the Young Women's Discipleship Director.• Partners with other ministry heads to develop a cohesive, integrated ministry within WBC as a whole.• Supervises and supports male ministry volunteers in the Youth and Young Adults Ministries.• Youth Ministry point-of-contact (along with the Young Women's Discipleship Director) for the congregation
GENERAL RESPONSIBILITIES:• Identify, encourage, equip, and engage male volunteers in the discipleship of the young men of WBC.• Assist in developing and implementing ministry vision, design, and curriculum that supports the discipleship of youth and young adults in alignment with the wider ministries of WBC.• Partner with the Young Women's Discipleship Director to develop and oversee the budgets for the Youth and Young Adults Ministries to effectively support the related Annual Ministry Plans.• Oversee biblical teaching for Youth and Young Adult Ministries and coordinate supporting teachers if and when appropriate.• Conduct pastoral counseling for young men who need more assistance than volunteer leaders can provide.• Assume an active role in volunteer recruiting at all levels.• Develop ongoing relationships with the parents and families of boys in the Youth Ministry in order to support them in the discipleship of their children.
How to apply
If you are interested in leading this type of coordinated, volunteer-intensive, relational ministry of discipleship, please submit a current resume, your affirmation of WBC's Core Commitments and Statement of Faith (see attached), and two completed references (see attached). One of your references should be filled out by a pastor or supervisor with whom you have worked in an area of ministry. Application deadline is October 1, 2017. Please submit your paperwork to:
Jake DaviesWasilla Bible Church1651 W. Nicola AveWasilla, AK 99654(907) 376-2176, Ext. 18Fax (907) [email protected]