Associational Mission Strategist Job Description

Position Type: Full-time

Ridge Baptist Association is situated in the fastest-growing county in the U.S., and we are seeking a passionate and experienced man of God to fill the role of Associational Mission Strategist. The ideal candidate will have a strong and growing personal walk with the Lord while being well-versed in all aspects of gospel ministry and possess a profound ability to cultivate meaningful one-on-one relationships with pastors, lay leaders, churches, and community leaders.

- Effectively communicate and oversee the vision of the Ridge Baptist Association.
- Develop and nurture strong relationships with pastors, lay leaders, and churches.
 - Lead initiatives to plant new churches, encourage and assist struggling churches, and engage the association in impactful activities.
- Collaborate with the Associational churches to identify ministry growth and expansion opportunities.
 - Assist churches in various aspects of church life (i.e. Missions, Ministry, Grievance, Governance, Finance, and Fellowship).

- Minimum of 10 years of experience in ministry.
- Affirm the Baptist Faith & Message 2000
- Proven ability to build and maintain relationships with a diverse people group.
- Excellent communication and interpersonal skills.
- Passion for churches of all shapes, sizes, and ethnicities.
- Commitment to making a positive impact in Eastern Polk County, FL.

If you are a dedicated individual with a heart for ministry and a desire to make a difference in Eastern Polk County, FL, we encourage you to apply for this exciting opportunity. Please submit your resume with a cover letter detailing your relevant experience and passion for this role via the U.S. postal service to Ridge Baptist Association 538 Sears Ave. NW, Winter Haven, FL 33881
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The deadline for receiving resumes will be June 30, 2024.