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Austin Ridge Bible Church

Pastor of Leadership Development

Austin Ridge Bible Church
Austin, Texas, United States

Date Posted: 10/02/2017
Categories: Associate Pastor - Discipleship Pastor - Men's Pastor
Denominations: Bible Church
Church Size: 4001 to 5000
Job Type: Full-Time

Job Description:



JOB TITLE                     Pastor of Leadership Development

REPORTS TO                Campus Pastor, Austin Ridge Southwest

STATUS                          Regular Full-Time, Exempt (40-45 hours per week)

COMPENSATION           Competitive   


Austin Ridge Bible Church: Our Purpose

Pursuing people at all costs so they will know Jesus, grow in Him, and serve Him daily.


Overview of Position

The Pastor of Leadership Development will be responsible for building mature, committed followers of Jesus Christ by creating ministries, events, and environments that foster spiritual growth. He will build and expand the Men’s and Life Group ministries by developing leaders who will go on to make disciples.





  • Mature, growing disciple with a consistent devotional life
  • Agrees with the mission, values and vision of ARBC leadership
  • Meets the spiritual qualifications found in I Timothy, Titus, and I Peter
  • A seminary graduate is preferred
  • A demonstrated ability to teach God’s Word in a variety of settings
  • Possesses a passion for making and equipping growing disciples
  • Excels at building and ministering to small groups
  • Proven giftedness in multiplying leaders, evidenced by recruiting, equipping, and encouraging volunteer and staff ministry
  • A strategic thinker and team leader who can organize and lead ministry effectively
  • Self-motivated
  • Excellent interpersonal and communication skills, both written and verbal
  • Possesses a missional lifestyle and mindset
  • Cultural fit with Austin Ridge Bible Church





  • Assist the Campus Pastor in promoting a desire for spiritual growth among the church body.
  • Assist in the overall spiritual development of Austin Ridge
  • Build an impactful Men’s Ministry
  • Build and sustain an effective Life Group ministry
  • Equip saints for the work of the ministry
  • Create and oversee organic and systematic opportunities for spiritual growth at ARBC
  • Build a ministry team to help foster growth
  • Build a process that develops leaders
  • Develop quality content for small groups that furthers spiritual growth
  • Expand the Life Group Ministry by recruiting and equipping new leaders
  • Maintain good relationships with group leaders and coaches through consistent communication, motivation, feedback, and training
  • Create content for life groups and communicate with leaders on how to incorporate it into their individual groups
  • Regularly communicate to the church body about life group opportunities and ways they can grow their faith in a small group environment
  • Other ministry duties as determined by the Campus Pastor





  • Agrees with and commits to ARBC’s Statement of Faith
  • Accepts our KGS purpose: help people to Know Jesus, Grow in Him, and Serve Him daily
  • Must pass a background check