Grace Baptist Church
Knoxville, Tn 37913
Contact: Dr. Todd Stewart, Pastor of Missional Strategies and Development
To lead and facilitate the discipleship ministry at Grace Baptist Church.
Grace averages approximately 3,000 in Sunday morning attendance.
Pastor of Development and Senior Pastor
Description of duties
§ Execute the discipleship strategy.
§ Develop a team that oversees the discipleship process.
§ Develop a budget for the discipleship process and plan.
§ Evaluate, select, and/or develop appropriate curriculum for discipleship plan.
§ Champion the home group process and lead with excellence.
§ Participate in necessary training and development as defined by the Pastor of Development.
§ Evaluate current process and continue to create the most effective way to disciple people.
§ Lead, train, teach, or develop teachers for discipleship and classes.
§ Participate in leadership development and team meetings with the development team.
§ Use the website, social media, and other publicity avenues to promote the ministry.
§ Be available to assist and serve in any other ministry as deemed necessary by the Pastor of Development.
This position will require a full-time ministry status as outlined in the Personnel Policies and Procedures manual of Grace Baptist Church.
Training and resources
§ There will be regular training opportunities that must be attended.
§ Books, seminars, and other resources will be provided as needed.
§ Leaders need to pursue a deep relationship with Jesus Christ.
Qualifications, skills, and gifts
§ A devoted follower of Jesus Christ.
§ A member of Grace Baptist Church.
§ Ability to listen.
§ Ability to function well in the context of a team.
§ Able to confront, in love, team members and those he supervises.
§ Ability to keep strictest confidence.
§ Teachable spirit and able to respond to advice and coaching.
§ Possess at least one of the following gifts:
shepherding, administration, wisdom, knowledge, mercy, and leadership.
§ Seminary Graduate
§ 2-5 Years full-time church staff experience
· Competitive Salary
· Retirement Plan
· Tuition privileges at Grace Christian Academy (K-12 grades)