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Skelly Drive Baptist Church
Tulsa, Oklahoma, United States
Date Posted: 01/05/2009
Categories: Youth Pastor
Denominations: Baptist --SBC
Church Size: 151 to 250
Job Type: Full-Time
Student Ministry Pastor
To facilitate the church's ministry to students and their families in ages ranging from 1st to 12th Grades.
Administrate the programs within the church structure relating to the various age groups of students, including, but not limited to, camps, small groups and special activities.
To serve as a Pastor to Skelly Drive Baptist Church, exercising leadership and nurturing ministry as the occasion demands.
Personality/Philosophy of Ministry:
The candidate must work well within a team atmosphere as both a leader and a follower in the appropriate situation.
The candidate must understand the concept of a "Missional Church" and be willing to join the process of transitioning our church into a more missional mindset and structure. Reading that will reinforce these concepts include the pastor's blog concerning Institutional vs. Missional Church structure - twelvewitnesses.com/ivm - as well as books such as Breaking the Missional Code (Stetzer), The Missional Leader (Roxburgh/Romanuk), Simple Church (Rainer/Geiger), Transformation (Roberts), Glocalization (Roberts), The Shaping of Things to Come (Hirsch), Journeys (Wright/Duren).
The candidate must be able to facilitate the discipleship of students through personal relationships, church teachers and mentors and, most importantly, relationships within the family.
The candidate must have pursued conservative theological learning and must continue to be a learner throughout his life.
The candidate should have some experience in ministry to students prior to this staff position.
The candidate should be well organized and a good planner; able to lead students in worship; be a good communicator/teacher/preacher; and have at least an average knowledge of audio/video/communication technology