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BRAVE Church

Student Ministries Pastor

BRAVE Church
Miami, Florida, United States

Date Posted: 09/28/2017
Categories: Youth Pastor
Denominations: Assemblies of God
Church Size: 1001 to 1500
Job Type: Full-Time

Job Description:



Brave Church is seeking a full time student ministries pastor to serve the growing youth ministry known as Brave Youth. This person would work in conjunction with the pastor over family ministries as well as the middle school director. The ideal candidate will be a very relational individual who is an inspiring leader and solid teacher. This person should be able to cast vision, lead their team into a deeper relationship with Christ, and have mature problem-solving skills as well as strong and proven organizational abilities.


The student ministry pastor will oversee, organize, maintain, and grow the ministry to high school students as well as working with the associate pastor and middle school director to give oversight for a new middle school service. They will cultivate relationships with parents, students, staff and volunteers in order to fulfill the mission and values of Brave Church. This fulltime position reports to the pastor over family ministries.


1. Cultivate healthy and strong relationships with students and leaders.


2. Oversee
•Youth worship service
•Volunteer recruitment, training, pastoring, and development
•Student leadership program
•Student small groups (dinner parties)
•Outreach events
•Retreats, camps, and training events
•Opportunities for students to serve
•The spiritual growth of students, staff, and volunteers


3. Work closely with pastors to develop discipleship process.


4. Develop and execute activities to reach middle and high school students, stimulate spiritual growth, and promote the discipleship of all students.


5. Regularly teach at youth services.


6. Establish a presence on school campuses.


7. Oversee and execute weekly duties.


8. Meet with staff, leaders, students, and parents as the need arises.


9. Meet with the pastor over family ministry regularly for planning and direction.


10. Attend Brave Church staff meetings.


11. Perform other responsibilities as needed.

1. General Qualifications
•A strong relationship with Jesus Christ demonstrated through prayer, Bible study, worship attendance, and spiritual disciplines.
•A passion for students and proven ability to relate to this age group.
•Strong teaching ability.
•High capacity leader with the ability to manage multiple tasks and projects simultaneously.
•A teachable and humble spirit.
•Proven communication ability as well as conflict resolution skills.
•Evidence of spiritual health. If married, spouse must be a believer with a calling to youth ministry as well as a strong desire to be involved at Brave Church. If single, display and uphold high moral and biblical standards in interpersonal relationships.

2. Education/Experience
•Ministry credential (required)
•Minimum three years student ministry experience in a large church setting (required)
•Bachelor’s degree (preferred)


Pastors David and Christina Stocker dreamed of building a church where thousands would come to Jesus, and have done so for the past 3 years. Brave Church is consistently seeing new and unchurched people from all over South Florida come to know and walk with God. The church has experienced rapid growth in the past 3 years in the very heart of Miami. Brave Church is affiliated with the Assemblies of God as well as being part of the Planetshakers Network.