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Mission Hills Church

Next Steps Pastor

Mission Hills Church
Littleton, Colorado, United States

Date Posted: 05/09/2017
Categories: Associate Pastor - Discipleship Pastor
Denominations: Baptist
Church Size: 4001 to 5000
Job Type: Full-Time

Job Description:

The Next Steps Pastor is responsible for leading our adult discipleship ministries in order to develop a clear pathway which enables every adult to take the next step in their journey of becoming like Jesus and joining him in his mission.



  • Strong Christian character
  • Vibrant relationship with Christ
  • Passion for discipleship
  • Proven ability to understand and communicate biblical truth
  • Theological education and experience sufficient to enable effective leadership of staff who have earned theological degrees. This would typically involve an M.Div. or Th.M. degree.
  • Experience sufficient to enable effective leadership in a church with weekly attendance of approximately 4,000.



1)       Oversee the development and implementation of church-wide strategy for adult discipleship, which allows every adult in the church to a) understand where they are on their journey with Christ and b) what it looks like to take the next step in their growth. 


a)       Directly supervise Women’s, Men’s, Life Group and Sunday School ministry directors and ministry budgets.

b)       Work alongside these ministry directors to create alignment around our Next Steps pathway, both in supportive roles and as a direct contributor as needed (teaching, recruiting, serving, etc.)

c)       Develop assessment tools which allow us to track the effectiveness of our Next Steps ministries in producing mature disciples


2)       Work in partnership with Mission Hills leadership, staff and congregation in order to accomplish church-wide ministry goals.


3)       The primary focus of this position is on the Next Steps ministries.  However, an ideal candidate for this position would also possess exceptional preaching/teaching gifts allowing him to serve as part of the preaching team.



This position reports directly to the Ministry Environments Executive Pastor