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Revitalization Pastor - Bowling Green, OH

Grace Church of Bowling Green, Ohio

Grace Church has entered into a partnership with Assist Church Expansion for the purpose of revitalization. After a season of stagnancy, this congregation of approximately 40 people has enthusiastically embraced God’s leading to engage a process of revitalization to ensure a productive future and to be more effective in reaching its community.

Grace Church is seeking a Revitalization Pastor willing to make a minimum 3-year commitment to work with Assist Church Expansion and to lead the church through the transition.

Requirements of a Revitalization Pastor

Visioning/Planning

  • able to develop a vision and clear strategy for replanting/revitalizing/renewing a small, rural community church
  • able to plan both short-term and long-term projects, identify project goals and set time lines for achieving those goals
  • able to motivate others to participate in achieving vision and planning goals for church renewal and growth
  • have a strong marriage with a spouse who shares God’s call to the church renewal ministry and who wholeheartedly supports her husband in this undertaking

 

Spiritual Maturity

  • has received and accepted a calling from God for this unique ministry 
  • is committed to Jesus Christ as personal Lord and Savior and to the authority of Scripture
  • is a man who believes in the power of prayer, has a strong personal prayer and devotional life
  • displays the Fruit of the Spirit and relies upon the Holy Spirit for every aspect of his life and ministry
  • pursues righteousness and a godly life
  • be theologically aligned with the Charis Commitment to Common Identity

 

Teaching/Preaching

  • has a deep understanding of sound doctrine and its use in life and ministry
  • has a passion for God’s purpose for His church and its role in and for the world
  • is committed to Christ-centered preaching and teaching
  • has the ability to teach/preach the Bible to diversified audiences consistent with the Gospel message

     

Leadership

  • ability to identify, motivate and train individuals and teams
  • has excellent communication skills
  • adaptable and resilient when confronted with barriers and setbacks
  • able to accomplish tasks with limited resources
  • is a problem solver
  • ability to work well with others in leadership positions
     

Qualifications of a Revitalization Pastor

  • Possess a God given passion for church renewal and community outreach.
  • Prior experience a plus.
  • Education – Bible College or Seminary Training
  • Willing to be ordained in the Charis Fellowship of Churches

 

About Bowling Green, OH

Bowling Green is a city of 30,000 with approximately 16,000 students attending Bowling Green State University. The median age in Bowling Green is 23 years. The city is the long-time home of the National Tractor Pulling Championship. It is also the birthplace of World Champion figure skater, Scott Hamilton who was raised in Bowling Green and graduated from Bowling Green State University.

 

Persons interested in discussing this position shoud DOWNLOAD the application and submit it, along with a resume, to bart@assistcx.org

Listing Expires: 18-Mar-19