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Midlothian Bible Church

Student Pastor

Midlothian Bible Church
Midlothian, Texas, United States

Date Posted: 08/26/2016
Categories: Youth Pastor
Denominations: Non-Denominational
Church Size: 501 to 750
Job Type: Full-Time

Job Description:

Midlothian Bible Church is located about 30 minutes southwest of downtown Dallas, Texas. The city of Midlothian is growing and homes are going up all around our community as families seek to live on the outer edge of the Dallas/Fort Worth Metroplex. We are ripe with opportunity to help people believe the Gospel of Christ, belong to the community of Christ, build up their walk in Christ, and then release them to be strong in the mission of Christ. It is all about Jesus Christ. Therefore we are seeking a student pastor who would like to help lead this Christ centered charge among students and their families.


Measurable Criteria:

  • Agreement with our church’s mission, values, strategy, measures, and statement of faith
  • At least a Bachelor's degree (B.A. or B.S.) from four-year college or university (with major in Bible or Christian Ministry).  A master’s degree from a seminary is preferred.
  • At least three years youth ministry experience in a growing youth ministry
  • Experience managing others


Observable Qualifications:

  • A strong growing personal relationship with Jesus Christ
  • A passion for the Gospel of Jesus Christ and God’s Glory
  • A heart to love students, believer or unbeliever,  where they are at and point them to Jesus Christ
  • Able to disciple students to follow Jesus Christ so that they can disciple others
  • A growing grasp of the Bible, Theology, and Apologetics
  • Capable of helping students own their own faith by knowing what they believe and why they believe what they believe
  • A desire to encourage and support the parents of the student
  • Effectively communicate God’s Word to students
  • Teachable, with a desire to grow in their faith and abilities
  • A self-starter—highly motivated
  • Strong verbal and written communication skills
  • Team player with effective relational skills (works well with others) 


 Lead, organize, plan, and build youth ministry that is consistent with the mission, values, measures, and overarching strategy of Midlothian Bible Church

  • Oversee, delegate, and work with your student ministry secretary
  • Plan spiritual growth gatherings, activities and events that include opportunities for kids to worship, experience community, learn Biblical truths and apply them to their lives (spiritual growth)
  • Plan gatherings, activities or events, developing students who want to minister, lead, reach out and serve others, impacting them with the love of Christ (student leadership)
  • Involve students in the youth ministry and ministry of the church as a whole, supporting and participating in the church’s vision, worship services, and activities
  • Set a budget that reflects ministry priorities and be prudent with finances, sticking with the budget you set

Teach , disciple, mentor, counsel and relate to students

  • Develop a flexible 3 year scope and sequence for Middle School teaching opportunities and a 4 year for the High School, so parents and volunteers know the general direction
  • Help students grow in their understanding of the Bible, Theology, and Apologetics
  • Disciple students in small groups or face to face so that they learn a model to be able to disciple others
  • Meet regularly with students in order to build relationship with students  and to create doors for teaching, mentoring, discipleship, and counsel
  • Befriend several unchurched kids with no strings attached, a great vehicle for this is the mentoring program in our local public school
  • Seek out opportunities to “hang out” with kids on campus, at sports events, or in the community

Recruit, equip, and encourage volunteers

  • Recruit a team of adult volunteers to be ready to go each ministry season
  • Every student should know an adult who is praying, caring and investing in their lives
  • Meet regularly with your volunteers
  • Build into your team with regular training and equipping

Partner with parents of the students

  • Clearly share your plans, goals, and strategy with parents so they understand the direction and can have buy in
  • Create avenues of consistent contact with parents (regular e-newsletters, parent meetings, etc.)
  • Become aware of the needs of the parents

Attend weekly staff team meetings

Provide a weekly report to the senior pastor of your goals, accomplishments, prayers and praises

Network with other youth ministers in the community

Assist in other ministry needs as deemed necessary by the senior pastor

If interested please send resume to:

Matt Reynolds