Bible Christian Church

Student Pastor

Garden City,


Why I Love This Opportunity

John Luzadder


Bible Christian Church is looking for a strong leader to join their team. This leader must love students and value working with the rest of the Family ministry team. This church has recently built a new building and is looking for someone to come and bring ideas of how to use the space to reach the thousands of students in the Garden City area with the message of Christ.

About This Organization

Comprised heavily of young families, each service welcomes people into a friendly environment that deeply seeks to know and love the Lord through studying His Word. Members passionately desire to reach, teach, and love fellow believers and unbelievers.
Weekend attendance is approximately 450 people, with over 1000 calling Bible Christian their church home.
People come to Bible Christian for the welcoming, accepting atmosphere, the family-friendly environment, the Biblically-based messages, and the heartfelt praise and worship.

Position Description

The Student Pastor will be primarily responsible for working closely with the Student and Family ministry teams to provide Godly leadership in the overall Family ministry of Bible Christian Church, working in conjunction with the Executive Pastor and staff of BCC to fulfill the vision and mission.

Key Responsibilities:

  • Oversee the direction and integration of student and family ministries
  • Oversee the development and ongoing ministry to junior and senior high school student
  • Oversee the development and carrying out of trips, retreats, and mission projects for student
  • Establish and provide oversight of student discipleship groups. Provide vision, direction, and oversight to the student ministries leadership team, staff, and volunteers
  • Recruit and equip volunteer ministry leaders for junior and senior high school ministries
  • Partner with parents to facilitate the spiritual growth of student
  • Provide shepherding and spiritual encouragement to a ministry leader
  • Ensure that biblical and relevant teaching is provided throughout student ministry
  • Encourage teaching that is transformational rather than merely information
  • Ensure teachers are adequately trained and equipped for ministry
  • Ensure the child/volunteer protection process is operating within current safety guidelines. Provide direction to the communication team for student ministry-related need
  • Work collaboratively with children and family ministry leaders to develop and maintain a comprehensive ministry to families
  • Keep current with ministry trends through reading, seminars, discussions, and conference
  • Continue personal and professional growth by being involved in mentoring/coaching relationship
  • Assist in pastoral care duties as assigned
  • As directed, establish and manage the annual budget for areas of responsibility
  • Provide oversight and support of the kids’ ministry leaders, including the kids’ ministry director, the Flash kids’ ministry leader, and the AIM leader (All Included Ministry). Lead the K-12 vision, working with the Children’s Director
  • Help support and facilitate budgets, curriculum, leadership training, and ministry execution

What a Strong Candidate Would Look Like:

  • Submits their life to God and the authority of his Word and models a commitment to developing the character of Christ, with a passion for ministry
  • Possesses a Christ-like mindset that has demonstrated itself in all facets of life because they have been made new but have not forgotten what it was like not to know Jesus
  • Track record of advertising or branding that has created positive, measurable results outside of a church environment
  • Has the ability to give constructive feedback regularly that helps make better work and grow staff interpersonally
  • Can learn new creative things
  • Has the ability to manage large projects with lots of moving parts
  • Values Teamwork – welcomes feedback, contributes to building morale and connection amongst teams of people, puts success of team above own interest

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