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Associate Pastor of Discipleship

Faith Baptist Church - Washington, MO - Washington, MO

Salary/Range: $50k +/- depending on experience


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Encourage the spiritual growth of every believer. 

Encourage every believer to serve, using their spiritual gifts. 


Provide support to the Lead Pastor. 

Improve on and implement a clear disciple-making process. 

Assimilate members into serving roles within the church body. 


Support Lead Pastor 

This position is directly accountable to the Lead Pastor. 

Support the mission of the church to make disciples of Jesus Christ. 

Support the vision of the church to Gather, Grow, Serve, and Go. 

Assist in the overall ministry to the church family. 

Perform duties and tasks as requested by the Lead Pastor, such as hospital visits, assisting with weddings and funerals, visiting families, etc. 

Improve Disciple-Making Strategy 

Improve upon our current discipleship model. 

Streamline our process for starting new groups on an ongoing basis. 

Train and develop current and future leaders who can disciple others. 

Provide discipleship accountability to other ministries, such as children and youth. 

Assimilate New Members 

Organize current volunteer ministry team leaders and participants. 

Mentor, teach, and develop current and future leaders of ministry teams. 

Assess the gifts, abilities, and passions of the people and help them find a proper place of service.  

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Proven leadership ability 

Excellent communication skills 

Scheduling and team building 

Ability to lead others while serving them with humility 

Desire to love people of all generations 

Computer skills, including Office/Outlook and church management software (we use Planning Center Online) 

Previous music/youth leadership helpful but not required 



A personal relationship with Jesus Christ 

A call to gospel ministry (Matthew 4:19) 

Bachelor’s degree; a Masters’ degree is preferred, but not required 

In agreement with the Baptist Faith and Message, 2000 

Qualified as an elder (1 Timothy 3:2-4; 1 Peter 5:2-3) 

Able to both lead and follow well 

Committed to the vision of Faith to make disciples 

Experienced in leading and training volunteers 

Administratively gifted 

Internally motivated 


To Apply 

If you are interested in being considered for this position, please email the following items to 

A current resume with a photo. 

Three references (they will only be contacted if you are being considered as a candidate). 

Any questions you have about this position.