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Student Minister Full Time

Oak Grove Baptist Church

Burleson, TX



Oak Grove Baptist Church is looking for an Acts 6:4 minister, an individual who is committed to teaching God’s Word and to prayer. The following profile represents the type of individual who meets the requirements presented in Scripture (1 Timothy 3:1-7, Titus 1:5-9, 1 Peter 5:1-4, and Ephesians 4:11-13) and aligns with the core values of our church:

  1. Experience:
    A licensed minister holding to the teachings of the Baptist Faith and Message; considerable experience as a student minister is preferred; other ministry experience will also be considered. The applicant’s education should include a bachelor’s degree and working towards a master’s degree from an accredited seminary. Must be called by God and pursuing that call.
  2. Teaching:
    Being led by the Holy Spirit, teaches with an emphasis on exegetical/expository teaching with sound, unwavering commitment to the Word of God; teaches the whole counsel of God.
  3. Prayer:
    Prays diligently; teaches and encourages a lifestyle of prayer; is committed to both public and private prayer; leads by example.
  4. Leadership:
    Mature leader who is courageous and willing to stand on the Biblical principles; puts God first, leads with humility; has a teachable spirit, and a servantʼs heart; has a lifestyle that exemplifies Christ; provides stability and care to the church.
  5. Shepherding:
    Considers the needs of the entire church family by encouraging and reaching out to all members; watches over the flock; guards the church body from false teachings and secular ideas; expresses courage to address difficult situations with wisdom and tact;  promotes a spirit of unity and love among the people; gives sound Biblical counsel, advice, and guidance while equipping believers in the faith to assist with spiritual counseling opportunities.
  6. Outreach/Evangelism:
    Utilizes the Gospel to bring people into a saving relationship with Jesus Christ through various ministries, missions, and outreach opportunities in the local community and throughout the world.
  7. Fellowship:
    Actively encourages and promotes regular Christian fellowship of all ages.
  8. Worship:
    Leads the students, volunteers and parents into an attitude and lifestyle of worship by promoting:
    a.     Effective preaching and teaching of God’s Word,
    b.     Evangelism outreach,
    c.     Music and praise,
    d.     Commitment to Biblical marriage and family,
    e.     Building of relationships,
    f.      Dedication to prayer, and
    g.     Effective planning and leadership
  9. Discipleship:
    Teaches believers to grow through the Word in their relationship with Jesus Christ through the Holy Spirit; equips believers for witnessing, service, and discipling others.
  10. Administration:
    Works with church staff; oversees the day-to-day operation of the student ministry; delegates responsibilities effectively by encouraging the efforts of volunteers, committees, ministries, and missions to function as a unified church body.
  11. Family and Children:
    Demonstrates spiritual leadership and boundaries for his/her family; Supports children’s, youth and family ministries by encouraging and equipping the church to develop godly families. Capable of advising students and volunteers regarding personal/family issues.
  12. Student Care:
    Aware of and willing to address relevant social issues, pressures, culture and values of youth, a working understanding of developmental stages, and a willingness to refer individuals to suitable support services.

To apply for this job email your details to ricky@oakgrove.church

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