Pastoral Staff Position:
Evangelism is the movement of spiritual renewal and the proclamation of the Gospel – the Good News of Salvation by grace, mediated through the atoning sacrifice of Christ, received by faith alone, and made manifest in a life of discipleship and holiness. It is the active seeking of both spiritual renewal and personal reform in accordance with the Words of Scripture.
"That if you confess with your mouth, “Jesus is Lord,” and believe in your heart that God raised him from the dead, you will be saved.” (Romans 10:9)
With the assistance of Evangelism/Communication ministry teams, the Evangelism/Communications Minister’s responsibilities include, but are not limited to:
- Working with the Senior Pastor to survey and identify the needs of the church’s evangelistic and communicative resources and opportunities to proclaim the Gospel of God’s salvation through Jesus Christ and its efforts to promote it within and outside the local church.
- Program Development. Oversee the establishment and implementation of evangelistic programming to develop partners for outreach and evangelism. Oversee the implementation of a comprehensive publicity/media plan for church events (special days, revivals, concerts, activities, etc.), including all external communication/media from First Baptist Church to the church family and the community at large.
- Evangelism/Communication Ministry Committees. Establishing, as needed, ministry committees and directors to provide operational support when planning and coordinating special events (retreats, seminars, events, services, etc.) that touch and promote the various ministry goals of evangelism.
- Evangelism/Communication Advocate. Advocating for an awareness of evangelism, improving the understanding of the importance of evangelism and participation as a church-wide ministry endeavor. Implement lifestyle evangelism as a culture of the church at every age level in collaboration with the various church ministries by teaching persons how to reach his/her network of family, friends and contacts.
- Liaison. Acting as a liaison with the greater ecumenical community regarding Outreach and Media policies and programs.