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Abundant Life

Church Planter

Abundant Life
Lees Summit, Missouri, United States

Date Posted: 03/17/2015
Categories: Church Planter
Denominations: Baptist
Church Size: 3001 to 4000
Job Type: Full-Time

Job Description:


The Church


Abundant Life is a growing congregation of 3,000 in the suburban Kansas City community of Lee's Summit. It is committed to the faithful teaching of God's word and helping its members develop a biblical worldview in all aspects of life. We believe that the Gospel is contagious and too good to keep to ourselves. To that end we are committed to planting growing, healthy churches throughout our nation. Churches like Abundant Life, committed to reaching the ends of the earth starting in our own backyard. We are seeking a Church Planter with a passion to continue to build on this legacy in the St. Louis area.


The Opportunity


Abundant Life is seeking to partner with a Lead Church Planter. A man that is fully capable of “taking the lead” in establishing a new church. He must have a solid sense of calling from God to engage in starting a new church. Furthermore, he should exhibit exemplary Christian character and be committed to living and proclaiming Biblical doctrine. He needs to exhibit certain competencies and strengths necessary for the activities of church planting while remaining humbly committed to personal and professional development.



The Candidate



  • Bachelor’s degree in Bible or equivalent
  • Agreement with the Abundant Life Articles of Faith and Constitution



  • Five years prior experience in ministry
  • Experience in teaching and modeling lifestyle evangelism of reaching the lost.
  • Experience in mobilizing and raising up lay volunteers for community outreach
  • Experience as a teacher, mentor and leader
  • Demonstrates understanding of missions as it relates to the local church


Personal Skills

  • Strategic planning
  • Team player mentality
  • Friendly, approachable personality
  • Ability to teach different groups of people
  • Project management—ability to plan and execute effectively
  • Ability to oversee volunteer-recruitment, encouragement and development.




1.A salary package appropriate to the job description and responsibilities will be confidentially discussed and agreed upon by the candidate and the Senior Leadership.

2.Health insurance benefits are provided.