The Azle church of Christ, located in a thriving community NW of Fort Worth, TX, is a 200-member congregation prayerfully seeking a full-time Youth and Family Minister (hereafter YFM) to partner with our elders, deacons, minister, and the congregation in serving our children and youth. We seek a young man, preferably with a family, with a passion for leading young people into a life-changing walk with Jesus Christ. The YFM is focused on the spiritual nurturing of our children, involving their parents, to reflect the glory of our Lord. This ministry leader works as part of a team with the other staff members, elders and deacons to promote enthusiasm and involvement in education, service and worship. By children and Youth, we mean encouraging, nurturing and assisting in the spiritual development of all ages under 18.
The man seeking this position should be mature, experienced, with a great love for God and His people, eager to "Live-Teach-Preach" sound Biblical doctrine, and the Whole Counsel of GOD and a strong desire to spread God's word. Looking for a young man who loves the Lord, His Word, and His children, especially the younger ones. Must be self disciplined and a self starter.
The Azle church believes in the Bible as the inspired and infallible Word of God and in its sufficiency as our only rule of faith and practice (2 Timothy 3:15-16; Hebrews 4:12).
Responsibilities include leading the youth group by developing relationships with each youth group member and their families, bonding and encouraging a strong identity and a sense of belonging, teaching them to follow and exhibit the mind and attitude of Christ. We want our youth to personally know Jesus and His Word. He will teach and coordinate High School and Middle School Bible Classes. Develop, promote and lead youth activities, select and prepare curriculum for grades 6 to 12.
Salary from $45K to $50K gross.
Candidate must have:
- A minimum of a Bachelor's degree from an accredited college, university or preacher training school; or have equivalent experience working in youth ministry.
- Demonstrate an understanding and commitment to the good news of Jesus Christ, His Word, and a love for Christ's church.
- Solid commitment to the authority of the Scriptures.
- A heart that desires to see youth saved.
- The ability and aptitude to work with the youth's parents in establishing rapport and service activities.
-Organizational skills, including the ability to work administratively.