The Pastor of Discipleship and Care reports to the Senior Pastor and is responsible for day-to-day operations and oversight for adult discipleship and pastoral care at Vertical Church. This person will provide leadership and support for the Biblical Soul Care vision and core values at Vertical Church as they build a strong lay counseling ministry. They will coordinate with the ministry staff and small group leaders regarding various discipleship needs and opportunities within our church family. High emphasis will be put on promoting in-depth discipleship and a biblical counseling culture within the context of community life. Finally, this role will include oversight of a several volunteer ministries related to weekend worship services.
We are looking for a person who is a natural connector with a high relational IQ–willing to be used by the Holy Spirit to shepherd members and attendees of Vertical Church in taking the next step in following Jesus Christ.
Note: Biblical Soul Care is a holistic model of discipleship for the local church aimed at facilitating and integrating Gospel-centered life change via small groups, specialized Freedom Groups, and biblical counseling with advocates. Dr. Garrett Higbee developed this model to empower a biblical culture of mutual ministry and intentional multiplication in the local church. For more information, visit soulcareconsulting.com. biblicalcounselingcoalition.org/person/garrett-higbee/.
Essential Roles & Responsibilities:
THE FIVE C’s
Passionate worship, bold proclamation of God’s Word, purposeful prayer, and relentless love of God and others ... these are the hallmarks of Vertical Church, and whether a person is a lifelong follower of Jesus Christ or just exploring who God is, they are welcome at Vertical Church! Our goal at Vertical Church is to see disciples growing in their Worship for Christ, Walk with Christ, Work for Christ, and Witness for Christ. More than just knowing what we believe, we want people to experience the power of God and the love of His people in uncommon community.
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