Information Technology & Media Specialist

Overview God calls people of all different backgrounds to serve His church. When the words “Information Technology” and “Media Specialist” come up, most people would not associate “being called” to either of these positions. However, this is a vital need of the 21st century church. How do we communicate God’s truths in an increasingly digital […]

Chaplaincy

Description  Chaplains are ministers of the gospel called by God to minister to people outside the walls of the church in the environment of a particular institution or organization. Chaplains are trained to provide counseling and pastoral services to those needing spiritual or emotional support. A chaplain must clearly understand that the context of chaplaincy […]

Sports Minister

Description      A Sports Minister should be passionate in his/her love for God and in the way in which sports may be used for the sake of the Gospel.  A sports minister should be called by God and must have an understanding the purpose of sports in the Kingdom and in the local Church.  God’s great […]

Church Planter

Description Church planting is a specific focus within the larger work of missions. Church planters are missionaries who concentrate their efforts on preaching and teaching the Word of God in a community that needs a faithful gospel witness. A church planter seeks to understand the community they are called to, evangelize, make disciples and gather […]

Collegiate Minister

College Ministry is one of the full time Christian vocations recognized and utilized within Southern Baptist life. There are three different types of College Minister positions. Campus Based Collegiate Ministers Many of the Baptist State Conventions employ full time and part time College Ministers that serve in campus based roles. Within a significant number of […]

MINISTER TO SINGLE ADULTS

DESCRIPTION      The work of a single adult minister is very important to the development of and making of a well-rounded New Testament Church in today’s culture. Single adult pastors are employed to assist the pastor in reaching, teaching and ministering to the single adults in their communities.      A sense of divine call is […]

COMMUNITY MINISTER

Compassion Centered Community Ministry Description  Acts 1:8 says, But you will receive power when the Holy Spirit comes on you and you will be my witnesses in Jerusalem, and in all Judea and Samaria, and to the end of the earth. Certainly, all those areas are important, but a community minister is concerned primarily with […]

Pastor/Shepherd for Deaf Church

Description The work of elder/shepherd/pastor is clearly defined in 1 Timothy 3:1-7,  2 Timothy 2:15, and Titus 1:5-9.  These descriptions and qualifications are essential for all pastors. Because of the unique culture and learning styles and preferences of Deaf people,a pastor/shepherd of a Deaf Church must not only meet these biblical requirements, he must be […]

Minister of Senior Adults

MINISTER OF OLDER (SENIOR) ADULTS  Minister/Director of Older Adult Ministries Description  Think of ministry with senior adults. What thoughts come to mind? Did you think of potlucks, bus trips to Branson, Missouri, monthly fellowship luncheons, and nursing home visits? Hold on to that HurryCane walker; I have news for you!  Senior Adult ministry is in […]

 Women’s Ministry

Description  The work of a minister to women is significant to the local church since more than half of any congregation is comprised of women. Jesus regarded women as significant partners in the Gospel and so should the local church. Not only should women in this position have a deep and abiding personal relationship with […]