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Manahawkin Baptist Church
Manahawkin, New Jersey, United States
Date Posted: 04/01/2011
Categories: Youth Pastor
Church Size: 151 to 250
Job Type: Full-Time
Students on the Jersey Shore await a Youth Pastor who will teach them about Christ and show them how to reach their friends.
MBC is a disciple-making community that enjoys God in worship, shapes hearts for service, and calls our world to Christ. We partner together, under Christ, to build a gospel-driven community of worship, discipleship and mission that reaches our neighbors and the nations. MBC is part of the CBA. The sr. pastor arrived Aug. 2009 and enjoys the teaching resources of 9Marks, Desiring God, and The Gospel Coalition.
To exalt God and display His glory through the church, the Youth Pastor/Director will serve as a shepherd and grow a biblically healthy ministry among students. He will prayerfully and carefully teach God’s Word and align a team to joyfully and passionately reach students on the Jersey Shore with the gospel. The youth group has 50+ students and a 10 member volunteer team.
The Youth Director position requires a demonstrated calling to grow in two or more of these areas:
1. Teacher: Ability to teach and apply the gospel of grace and the counsel of God’s Word in age-appropriate, culturally relevant ways, that honor God and both evangelize and edify youth.
2. Pastor: Skills to disciple and apply the Bible to see lives transformed by Christ. Relational skills to gain trust of youth, parents and team. Understands how students develop spiritually, emotionally and relationally. Integrates youth with Sunday worship and the church’s mission.
3. Evangelism: A love and passion for God and His gospel; a love for youth; a burning desire to evangelize students far from Christ; an understanding of youth culture; ability to enfold.
4. Team Leader: Inspire, recruit, build and align volunteers to grow effective God-centered ministry. Management skills to activate and implement plans through a healthy team.
B.A. in a related field. Advanced degree with experience is preferred. Ability to surf, optional.
If you submit a resume, cover letter and picture electronically to email@example.com. you will receive an email confirmation. No phone calls please. Other application materials will be requested to get to know serious candidates.