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Genesis Church

Discipleship and Teaching Pastor

Genesis Church
Tallahassee, Florida, United States

Date Posted: 12/16/2014
Categories: Associate Pastor - Discipleship Pastor - Executive Pastor - Teaching Pastor
Denominations: Not Applicable
Church Size: 501 to 750
Job Type: Full-Time

Job Description:

Discipleship and Teaching Pastor | Genesis Church, Tallahassee, FL


Genesis Church in Tallahassee, FL is conducting a search for a full time Discipleship and Teaching Pastor. Tallahassee is the capital city of Florida and is one of the best college towns in America, home to Florida State University and Florida A&M. Tallahassee is in the middle of a city-wide revitalization process bringing many new businesses, restaurants, and cultural centers to the capital which is opening doors for Genesis Church to care for this growing city like never before! It is a great place to live and raise a family while serving in ministry.


Genesis Church is pastored by Scott Hunter. After a successful, healthy succession from his brother’s leadership, who Scott was with from the beginning, he has spent the last two years coming into his own senior-leadership skin. Genesis is poised like never before for growth and is looking for a strong, level 5-type leader to help move the church into the next phase of city-wide and Kingdom influence.


The Genesis Vision...

Genesis Church exists to care and love for Greater Tallahassee by cultivating authentic environments where all people can grow in a dynamic relationship with God and build healthy friendships with others. Our passion is to teach the Gospel of Jesus Christ and to equip believers for ministry wherever they go.


The Genesis Mission…

For all people to Know Christ and Make Him Known as we care for our community, city and world.


The Genesis Core Values...

  • Love God Wholeheartedly | Having an authentic relationship with Jesus both personally and corporately.
  • Teach the Truth | Teaching biblical core beliefs applicable for everyday life.
  • Equip to Tell | Equipping people with tools and practices for sharing the Gospel.
  • Give Generously | Giving of resources to build God’s kingdom.
  • Foster Friendships | Facilitating healthy, vibrant, biblical relationships.
  • Serve Passionately | Loving others through giving our lives away.


The Genesis Discipleship Strategy…

  • Connectivity |  Connecting people to God

  • Community | Connecting people to people

  • Compassion | Serving God by serving others


Discipleship and Teaching Pastor Ministry Description:


The Discipleship and Teaching Pastor is an executive level position. The candidate will be on the lead teaching team and be responsible to teach the Genesis weekend experience 12-18 times a year, as well as lead and provide oversight of the discipleship strategy including: gGroups (small groups), gTeams (volunteers), gSchool (discipleship track), and gTrips (mission trips). As a volunteer-heavy culture, the Discipleship and Teaching Pastor must be able to effectively lead unpaid and paid leaders in each area of ministry.


Position Requirements:

  • Dynamic relationship with Jesus

  • Be a high capacity leader

  • Possess a personal vitality and overall wellness

  • Be a synergist who does team-based ministry well

  • Show a chemistry with existing staff and team members

  • Ability to work within a systems-based ministry model

  • Be flexible, teachable and collaborative in ministry approach

  • Possess great interpersonal skills

  • Biblical IQ and love for the Gospel

  • Effective communicator and teacher

  • Charismatic personality with ability to gather people

  • Ability to recruit and build teams

  • Passion for the whole family discipleship process

  • Strong fiscal manager both personally and professionally

  • Graphic design and tech skills preferred

  • Bachelor degree | Masters preferred

  • Experience in a full time position at a church of 500+


Position Responsibilities:

  • Teaching Team | Speak 12-18 Genesis-weekend experiences per year
  • Lead and Manage Discipleship Strategy
  • Guide Genesis Discipleship Vision  (3C: Connectivity, Community, Compassion)
  • Grow and expand each area of ministry responsibility
  • Manage paid personnel and interns
  • Recruit and train volunteer leaders
  • Recruit, train and build volunteer teams


The hiring process for the above position is being managed by GO Network. Please send the following items to

  • Links to two sample messages
  • 5 personal references including name, title, phone and email
  • Cover letter and resume
  • Take and send results from the Synergist Survey on
  • Optional: Send copy of results from any personality or strength-finder surveys

*Incomplete applications will not be considered.