The primary responsibility of the Church Planter/Pastor is to oversee the health and growth of a church and work alongside other missionaries and ministers in taking the message of the risen Son to the land of the rising sun and beyond.
Gives Ministry Away
Oversees the campus location/s
Disciples and leads small groups/Individuals
Provides pastoral care & guidance when needed (hospital visits, pastoral counseling, etc.)
Develops and implements the Nevertheless Missions vision strategy for Japan.
Recruit, lead and shepherd the lost flock in Japan
NTLM Church Planter/Evangelist cultivates a church planting ecosystem and church planting movement. Specifically, this involves overseeing the implementation of evangelism strategies,vision, and strategic plans. The Church Planting Director reports directly to the CEO of NTLM. The NTLM Board of Directors Personnel and Policy team will interview and recommend a missionary candidate to the Nevertheless Missions Board of Directors for this position.
Vision and Strategic Plan: Oversee the implementation of Nevertheless Missions 3.0, 5-year Vision Plan within their area of location.
Recruiting: Assist Nevertheless Missions in developing the next generation of church planters and site pastors, including church planting internships and apprenticeships.
Funding: Understanding that this position is fully supported by the funds raised by the Church Planter.
Training: Facilitate monthly training for national and international believers and provide individual on-the-job coaching.
Placing: Assess areas in neighborhoods as to launch teams where they best fit. Assist in placement problem solving and working with the Nevertheless Missions Board and CEO to see where people are best needed.
Job Skills Required
Demonstrates a calling to the field.
Strong leadership gifts including vision casting, relationship building, and organization
Passion for church planting, evangelism, and gospel dynamics
Ability to cultivate, coach, counsel church planters
Growing grasp of the Gospel and a desire to see it grow in the Nevertheless Missions focus areas.