Colombia: Discipleship Instructor

ACTION Colombia is looking for someone to join their team as a full-time missionary to serve as Discipleship Instructor to train and equip pastors and lay Christian ministry leaders in discipleship.

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Bogotá, Colombia (Map)

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Long-term (2 years +)
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ACTION Colombia is looking for someone to join their team as a full-time missionary to serve as Discipleship Instructor to train and equip pastors and lay Christian ministry leaders in discipleship.

Responsibilities

  • Arrange for the availability of low cost course training material for local church pastors and Christian workers.
  • Develop small groups of pastors or church leaders for discipleship.
  • Meet and plan with qualified volunteer workers from local churches and para-church organizations who will assist with the purposes of this ministry.
  • Prepare and teach the approved discipleship training course instruction and training activities.
  • Plan and implement a follow-up program with a committee of volunteer qualified discipleship alumni leaders who have completed all training course requirements.
  • Promote the training course program to prospective Christian evangelical funding organizations and Christian corporate business leaders and to keep these funding organizations updated with progress reports and newsletters.
  • Oversee the quarterly budget and accounting for this training ministry and submit all such accounting to ACTION’s Colombia Business office.
  • Be in contact with organizations (including those with internet web pages) that have teaching or training materials providing resources for this type of ministry.
  • Annually prepare a proposal and accompanying budget of the ministry for review and approval by ACTION’s Executive Committee.

Qualifications

  • Bible course training in Old/New Testament survey, personal evangelism
  • Embrace practical life-application knowledge and practice of Scriptural principles
  • Completion of theological and biblical counseling at the seminary-graduate level recommended
  • Able to bond with the Colombian people and their culture
  • Able to hold in-depth Spanish conversations
  • Minimum three-year term, but four-year term preferred
  • At least 18 years old
  • A growing Christian
  • Active in ministry in a local church
  • Recommended by pastor and church
  • Teachable
  • Adaptable
  • Able to accept difficult circumstances
  • Good sense of humor
  • Not easily discouraged
  • Spiritually mature
  • Able to accept various leadership styles
  • Other items set forth by the Candidate Secretary’s office

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