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Firewheel Bible Fellowship

Student Pastor

Firewheel Bible Fellowship
Rowlett, Texas, United States

Date Posted: 05/30/2013
Categories: Youth Pastor
Denominations: Non-Denominational
Church Size: 351 to 500
Job Type: Full-Time

Job Description:

Do you have a burning passion for students? If so, we want to speak to you. Firewheel Bible Fellowship is looking for a full-time student pastor to oversee our student and young adult ministries. Our mission at Firewheel is to develop un-churched, de-churched and badly churched people into revolutionary followers of Jesus Christ. At Firewheel we welcome the weary, prepare them for purpose and empower them to reach the world. The student pastor will be a key part of seeing this mission accomplished. The ideal person for this job is someone who God has given a passionate heart for students. We would prefer someone who has a seminary degree (preferably Th.M.); however, we are open to speaking with others as well. The salary is dependent upon experience.



  • Must have a growing and authentic relationship with the Lord
  • Must be a leading servant
  • Must be called to work with students and young adults
  • Must lead a Christ honoring lifestyle that is above reproach
  • Must have a passion for discipling students and young adults
  • Must have a heart for evangelism and reaching into the local schools
  • Must have the spiritual gifts of teaching and shepherding
  • Must be a team player
  • Must be willing to work within the church’s ministry model (We don’t want a “silo” student ministry.)
  • Must be willing to work with the Children’s Ministry in coordinating a seamless transition for children  moving from the Children’s Ministry into the Student’s Ministry
  • Must be willing to work with the Young Adult leaders in coordinating a seamless transition for students moving from the Student Ministry into the Young Adult Ministry
  • Must be willing to schedule work hours in a way that aligns with the student’s schedules
  • Must be in full agreement to the doctrinal statement of the church (see

Job Duties

  • Be the primary teaching pastor for middle school and high school students
  • Be the primary shepherd for middle school and high school students
  • Be a secondary shepherd for young adults (18-25 year olds)
  • Be an active part of student’s lives outside of the church as available (e.g. go to selected student events: school, athletics, arts, etc.)
  • Use appropriate technology to interact with students
  • Counsel students as needed
  • Attend weekly staff meetings
  • Develop and execute plans for reaching into the local middle and high schools
  • Develop and execute plans for discipling middle and high school students
  • Develop and execute plans for student camps, retreats and mission trips
  • Develop and execute plans for weekly student gatherings and teaching times
  • Develop and execute plans for supplemental student gatherings (e.g. paintball, laser tag, movie night, game night, lock-ins/lock-outs, etc.)
  • Develop and execute plans for incorporating the students into the overall church body
  • Recruit, lead and disciple the student ministry leadership team composed of lay leaders
  • Keep parents informed through regular e-mails, phone calls, flyers, brochures, parent meetings, etc.
  • Any other student activities as directed by elders


  • Health Insurance (Premium paid by church for staff member. Optional coverage for staff member’s family with the premium paid for by the staff member.)
  • 15 days paid vacation per year (accrued at 1.25 days per month)
  • Long term disability
  • $25,000 Life Insurance

About Firewheel Bible Fellowship

Firewheel Bible Fellowship is a dynamic church located in Rowlett, TX. There are over 500 people who call Firewheel Bible Fellowship their home including approximately 75 students. The church recently moved into a new facility last year and we have a dedicated student area as well as a multi-purpose auditorium that includes a full-length basketball court and two volleyball courts. God is moving and we are growing. We hope you will consider becoming a part of a great church dedicated to sharing the Gospel and discipling believers. Come help us Welcome the Weary… Prepare them for Purpose… And Reach the World!