Leader Development

Position Focus for New Staff

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PURPOSE OF POSITION FOCUS

To grow as a leader who is Christ-like in character and full of faith; and to pursue expertise in three ministry arenas which have as their aim bringing the “gospel of the glory of Christ” to every student.

NEW STAFF POSITION FOCUS

1. New Staff Trainer/Facilitator for ongoing Training and Leadership Development
2. Relates closely with the Local Leader(s) for ministry direction, development and shepherding

KEY RELATIONSHIPS

1. GROW IN FAITH AND LOVE FOR THE LORD (Relationship with God):

  • Practice the principles of the Spirit-filled life (Confessing sin, depending on Holy Spirit rather than trusting own efforts, etc.)
  • Develop a healthy, regular intake of Scripture and a habit of prayer
  • Once a month, set aside a day with the Lord – for prayer, reflection, study and spiritual renewal

2. GROW AS A LEADER (Relationship with yourself ):

  • Complete New Staff Training Curriculum
  • Give adequate attention to my priority relationships outside of work
  • Make a personal development plan and share it with at least one other person

3. GROW IN LOVE FOR OTHERS (Relationship with others):

  • Contribute to making my team a safe, loving place where we can process life together & experience ministry together
  • Consistently demonstrate grace and truth to my team
  • Understand and value the diverse gifts of the body of Christ represented within my team
  • Serve my team and respectfully follow my leaders

FOCUSED RESPONSIBILITY

1. BECOME AN EXPERT AT INTRODUCING OTHERS TO JESUS (Win)

  • Do lots of evangelism in a variety of contexts both in one-on-one conversations and in groups
  • Cross Cultures to more effectively share the gospel
  • Pray for opportunities as you pray for the lost
  • Learn how to gather new audiences in new places on campus
  • As you share Jesus’ good news, also model His good deeds
  • Take the initiative in the power of the Holy Spirit, leaving the results to God
  • Share your own faith story
  • Master Cru tools (Everystudent.com, CruPressGreen.com, Knowing God Personally, CoJourners, etc.); and invent new ones
  • Lead people to the point of decision
  • Equip others in how to share their faith

2. BECOME AN EXPERT AT THE BASIC FOLLOW-UP OF NEW BELIEVERS (Build)

a) Using a variety of means (one-on-one, small groups, web, etc.), ground all new believers in the basics of the Christian faith so that they are established in their faith, growing in a vital relationship with Christ, and regularly introducing others to Christ (rapid reproduction)

b) Develop Christ-centered laborers who understand, experience and pass on the following foundational Christian truths:

  • Assurance of salvation [1 John 5:11-13]
  • Experiencing God’s love and forgiveness [1 John 1:5-2:2]
  • Christ-centered living [Philippians 1:20-22; 3:3-10;Colossians 2:6]
  • Filling of the Spirit [Ephesians 3:16, 17; 5:18; Galatians 5:16-26]
  • Prayer [Luke 11:1-13]
  • The Word [2 Timothy 3:16, 17; Hebrews 4:12]
  • Fellowship [Acts 2:42-47; Hebrews 10:24-25]
  • Witness [Acts 1:8; Colossians 4:2-6]
  • Complete Surrender [Mark 8:34-38; Romans 12;1, 2]
  • Great Commission [Matthew 28:18-20; Luke 24:45-49]

c) Equip students to reproduce their lives by launching new movements

3. BECOME AN EXPERT AT PLANTING AND GROWING NEW MOVEMENTS (Send)

  • Conduct evangelism and launch movements based upon the priorities your local team establishes
  • Launch movements in new locations and among new cultural groups
  • Plant new movements using winning as the usual mode
  • Accompany new believers back to their communities to win/build/send others
  • Equip students to launch new movements
  • Cast vision for, and invite students to join with us on staff, Stint and as Interns.

4. CULTIVATE A SOLID MINISTRY PARTNER TEAM

  • Build the necessary habits to cultivate solid funding for your life and ministry needs
  • Understand and pursue an annual plan for cultivating your Ministry Partner Team
  • Take one day a month to send out a newsletter and raise new support

FAITH FILLED RESULTS

Our desire is to give every student a chance to hear the good news of the gospel of Jesus.

  • With your coach, set a faith-goal for gospel conversations during these two years
  • Every new believer completes Basic Follow-Up
  • With your coach, determine where you will plant new movements

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