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Student Pastor

First Baptist Church

Flippin, AR

Full-Time Ministry Position
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Southern Baptist


Purpose: This position will be a full-time position which will be responsible for overseeing all aspects of student ministries (children and youth).

The Student Pastor must have a growing, vibrant relationship with Jesus, love working with and ministering to students, have a pastoral heart and desire to see the students grow in their relationship with Christ. Listed below are additional requirements:

General Requirements:

  • Must be a born-again Christian
  • Meet the 1st Timothy 3, Titus 1, and 1 Peter 5 qualifications for church leadership
  • Commit to the church doctrines and beliefs clearly defined in scripture and expressed in the Baptist Faith & Message 2000, referenced in the church constitution and by-laws.
  • Pastoral philosophy of equipping and discipling students
  • Commitment to Accountability
  • Strong teacher with a love for the Word of God
  • Relational style of leadership and ministry
  • Able to work without direct supervision
  • General availability to Pastor, parents and student ministry volunteers
  • GED or High School Diploma required, continued education preferred



  • Faithfully teach God's infallible word. Seek to help students develop a strong daily relationship with Jesus Christ by emphasizing spiritual disciplines of daily Bible reading, prayer, personal worship, service and witnessing
  • Lead students and families to regular participation in corporate worship with the whole church body
  • Oversee weekly youth ministry meetings including but not limited to: Youth Life Groups, Youth Sunday Evening Activities, and Mid-Week Youth Program
  • Lead Student Ministry Team in planning, organizing, coordinating and implementing student ministry programs and activities
  • Arrange for a variety of age-appropriate activities, both at the church and outside the church, that will attract many different youth to the church and hold their interest – It is encouraged that there be a minimum of one youth activity a month during the school year and one a week during the summer.
  • Enlist and train an effective volunteer ministry team
  • Work with the student ministry team to achieve the collectively articulated goals of the ministry
  • Prepare and submit annual budget request for all areas of assigned responsibility
  • Involve students in missions, evangelism and community outreach
  • Promote student ministry to the church and community utilizing the church bulletin, social media, church website and other means
  • Communicate regularly with Pastor to ensure discipleship strategy is coordinated
  • Periodically evaluate the student ministry and recommend improvements


  • Children’s ministry responsibilities will be largely administrative.
  • Organize and lead the teams that carry out our major community outreach events – Vacation Bible School, Eggstravaganza (Easter), Trunk or Treat, etc.
  • Lead and attend summer camps (children and youth) as well as youth mission trips.
  • Organize midweek programming (BLAST and G3) – including the assigning of teachers and curriculum selection.
  • Help students successfully transition from the children’s department to the youth.




Very competitive – TBD based upon candidate.


October 1, 2019


Aaron Lindsey
721 Alford Street
Flippin, AR 72634
(870) 453-2277
[email protected]

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