Church Development Specialist- Multiple Countries

Colombia, Ecuador

Church Development Specialist- Multiple Countries

The Church Development Coordinator will lead the Church Development Team to help OMS partner churches identify needs and develop effective models and/or ministries to share their faith through word and deed. Church Development may include formal and non-formal theological education, practical trainingministry partnerships, and much more that is needed for the growth and development of the local church. However, the aim of this team is to assist the local church to impact the community and beyond with the message of the Gospel and through deeds of compassion. The goal is church development for community impact.


  • Will work with disciple-making and church planting teams to assist churches in becoming dynamic and healthy. 
  • Research and use available resources to help pastors and church leaders understand their demographics, sociological trends, needs and opportunities to engage and provide relevant ministries in their context. 
  • Help churches recognize their assets and opportunities to become the solution. 
  • Provide training, presentations and ongoing accompaniment to assist the local church fulfill the Great Commission in the spirit of the Great Commandment. 
  • Provide metrics and reports as required by leadership. 
  • Support the general ministry of the field. 
  • Weave the compassion of Christ into all tasks. 

Skills and Experience- 

  • Bachelor's Degree or equivalent experience 
  • Experience in church ministry (preferred) 
  • Mission experience/ Cross-culturally experience is a plus
  • Ability to network with churches, community leaders and other ministries. 
  • Excellent communication skills. 
  • Demonstrated personal spiritual maturity. 
  • Ability to see big picture opportunities for churches and communicate it in a compelling fashion.
  • Language fluency desired or ability to work well through translators.

This is a support based position that involves raising financial support through ministry partners for salary and other expenses. 

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