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Journey Church

Discipleship Pastor Growth Track and Small Groups

Journey Church
Lake Worth, Florida, United States

Date Posted: 08/24/2017
Categories: Discipleship Pastor
Denominations: Non-Denominational
Church Size: 2501 to 3000
Job Type: Full-Time

Job Description:

Discipleship Pastor – Growth Track and Small Groups


Do you love connecting people to God and to other people? Do you have a passion to disciple and lead leaders? Are you a huge fan of small groups? Do you thrive in fast-paced, high-intensity environments? Are you a people-oriented leader, but have a strong organizational ability? If so, then Journey Church might be the place for you!


Journey Church is a multi-site church in South Florida exploding with exponential growth! We are currently searching for two Discipleship Pastors in order to execute our discipleship strategy at both locations in Lake Worth and Boynton Beach.


Experience Required:

  • Exceptional interpersonal skills
  • Proven track record developing leaders and growing big and small groups ministries
  • Ability and commitment to lead team ministry
  • Exceptional communication skills in any size environment; 1:1, small and large groups
  • Strong organizational skills and ability to manage a large infrastructure
  • Ability to work with minimal supervision; self-starter
  • Intermediate to advanced level in Excel, Word and Outlook
  • Proficient in or able to learn Fellowship One and use effectively to manage groups
  • Working knowledge of Church Teams and/or other group management software
  • Ability to handle confidential information
  • Exceptional work ethic and commitment to excellence
  • Ability to execute creative and exciting events
  • Proven track record leading small groups or discipleship tracks in a church of 500+
  • Bachelor's degree preferred


Essential Responsibilities:

  • Lead campus J-Groups (Big and Small Groups ministry)
  • Lead Growth Track process (new member connection process)
  • Lead campus initiatives on J-University (Classes- FPU, Marriage Enrichment, etc)
  • Lead campus Prayer Teams
  • Partner with Outreach Coordinator for local and global missions.
  • Manage staff, interns and volunteers in above areas
  • Identify, recruit, train, develop, and place volunteer leaders
  • Execute events for all discipleship areas (Leader trainings, Group Launches, etc)
  • Connect people to J-Teams (ministry teams) 
  • Track spiritual formation process for individuals


If interested in applying, please send the following to: Chris Martenson @

  1. Resume with family pic and 4 references
  2. Links to 2 teaching samples and social media handles
  3. Personality profiles (DISC, MB) and/or StrengthsFinder-type results