Venture Christian Church

On Mission Minister

Venture Christian Church
Los Gatos, California, United States

Date Posted: 07/26/2017
Categories: Missions/Domestic - Outreach
Denominations: Non-Denominational
Church Size: 3001 to 4000
Job Type: Full-Time

Job Description:

Catch the Vision!! 

Venture Christian Church is a dynamic, fast-growing community in the Silicon Valley, CA, led by pastor, author, and speaker Chip Ingram. Venture exists to be a catalyst to transform the Bay Area from a place of spiritual darkness to a global strategic teaching and discipleship center for the gospel of Jesus Christ by partnering with Living on the Edge and like-minded churches to produce Romans 12 Christians... here, there and everywhere.



The On Mission Minister is responsible for pastoral oversight and implementation of the LOCAL On Mission Strategy in partnership with the Elders, Strategy Team and On Missions Pastor



Local Ministry

· Lead Venture’s Social Justice ministry

· Lead Venture’s local cross-cultural ministry

· Oversee the Local Venture Out strategy and implementation

· Recruit and Lead the Local Venture Out Team

· Oversee and direct the allocation of the Faith Promise Local Budget

· Mobilize and mentor people in the church to engage within Venture, locally, in creative ministry venues, and help create ministries where appropriate


General Ministry

· Shepherd and lead as a shepherd in our body as needed

· Serve as part of the rotating “Minister on Call” team

· Continue to raise up and develop ministry leaders

· Execute successful large scale local community engagement and outreach events for Venture, and in partnership with other like-minded churches




· Bachelor’s degree preferred or equivalent experience in biblical studies or related field is required. (Extensive ministry experience, in some cases, can be substituted.)

· Minimum of 3 years’ experience as local missions and cross-cultural experience

· Experience in event-planning and managing budgets

· Experience in team-building and leadership

· Ability to develop strategic alliances with churches and para church organizations

· Experience in conflict resolution using good judgment

· Ability to recruit, train and develop a strong team and volunteer leaders

· Natural relationship with many cultures including the ability to lead cross-cultural teams

· Strong written and leadership communication skills

· Positive, inspiring attitude to network and build coalitions

· Strong organizational skills

· Proficient in Microsoft office or other office applications





· Articulates and models a Christ Centered Life consistent with scripture.

· Leadership gifts with a shepherd’s heart

· Fully support the mission, vision, strategy and leadership of Venture Christian Church.

· Personal BIO and commitment to R12 Discipleship.

· Actively engaging in the life of the church and ministry outside the daily time at work. B.I.O. = Before God, In Community, and On Mission… for the Glory of God.In Community | On Mission… for the Glory of God.

PHYSICAL DEMANDS: The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. While performing the duties of this job, the employee is regularly required to talk or hear. The employee frequently is required to stand; walk; and reach with hands and arms. The ability to lift 20 lbs., open filing cabinets and bend or stand or climb on step ladders as necessary.


Travel required: Personal vehicle for transportation required to travel to various locations in Bay area. Including global travel for mission trips.

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