2001-2005 Trinity Bible Church Gilroy, California
· Faithfully attempted to see the pastoral ministry at Trinity Bible Church executed to the glory of our Master and Lord, Jesus Christ.
· Oversaw the Christian education ministries: Sunday school, children’s church, youth ministry, Pioneer Clubs, and adult Bible studies.
· Assumed the pulpit responsibilities whenever the Senior Pastor was on the mission field or was otherwise unable to preach.
· Taught a High School discipleship class
· Directed and taught the Wednesday night youth ministry
· Conducted marriage and family counseling
· Led vacation Bible school
· Led a youth mission trip to Tecate, Mexico
· Taught Old Testament survey in Yekaterinburg, Russia at the SGA Bible Institute.
1998-2001 Byron Center Bible Church Byron Center, Michigan
Assistant to the Pastor
A three-year residency program, the function and duty to support the efforts of the Senior Pastor, Dr. Richard Gregory, in “tending the flock” which included preaching, teaching, counseling, and visiting. Other responsibilities included:
· Faithfully attempted to see the pastoral ministry at Byron Center Bible Church executed to the glory of our Master and Lord, Jesus Christ.
· Fulfilled all assigned duties and responsibilities given by the Senior Pastor.
· Assumed the pulpit responsibilities whenever the Senior Pastor was unable to preach and for resident assignments.
· Oversaw the youth ministry of the Byron Center Bible Church, by directly attempting to “restore the hearts of the fathers to their children and the hearts of the children to their fathers.” (Malachi 4:6a)
· Taught in the Wednesday night youth ministry and wrote a four year Sr. High curriculum.
· Oversaw the fellowship ministry of the church, coordinated and assisted the various fellowship agencies to insure that there were no calendar conflicts.
· Served as chairman of the Christian Education Committee.
· Taught the Master’s Men Theological Institute classes for layman upon the request of the Senior Pastor.
· Taught the young married Sunday school class.
· Led mission trip to Ukraine – preaching, evangelism, and encouraging the national pastor.