Résumé

Summary of Qualifications

  • Fifteen years of pastoral experience
  • Seventh-day Adventist Ministerial Credential – ordained in 2004
  • Out of solidarity with female pastors, now carry a Commissioned Minister Credential
  • Proven track record of church growth and ministry development
  • Leadership development through vision-casting, mentoring, and coaching
  • Author of discipleship workbooks and evangelistic seminars
  • Presentation of various evangelistic seminars and “felt-needs” classes
  • Spiritual gifts of apostleship, leadership, teaching, and faith
  • Development and teaching of comprehensive discipleship curricula
  • Specialty in creating functional processes and systems
  • Strong focus on creating a positive guest experience
  • Commitment to personal and professional development
  • President of San Luis Obispo Ministerial Association
  • Former Director of the Shakopee Area Chamber of Commerce
  • Member of the Shakopee Chamber Marketing Advisory Committee
  • Experience on functioning committees for various churches and schools

RELEVANT EMPLOYMENT EXPERIENCE

Adventist Church LEAD PASTOR
Aug 2012-Present
San Luis Obispo and Morro Bay Adventist Churches
San Luis Obispo and Morro Bay, California
  • Pastoral leadership of a two-church district
  • Led in creation of Mission and Core Values statements
  • Supervision of Collegiate/Young Adult Pastor
  • President of Area Ministerial Association
Big Idea Web Design OWNER AND LEAD DESIGNER
2009-2011
Big Idea Web Design
Shakopee, Minnesota
  • Specializing in designing websites for churches and schools
Renew Community Church CHURCH PLANTING SPECIALIST
2007-2010
Renew Community Church
Shakopee, Minnesota
  • Gathered a team of pastors to start a new team-based church in Shakopee
  • Guided this team through visioning, strategic planning, and systems design processes
  • Created and taught curriculum for spiritual and leadership training
  • Preached sermons and presented evangelistic series
  • Organized two summers of student literature evangelism
  • Designed and implemented several ministry systems and organizational structures
  • Performed administrative functions, including accounting, budgeting, payroll, background checks
  • Involved with businesses and community through Chamber of Commerce Board of Directors
Wichita Cornerstone PASTOR
2000-2007
Cornerstone Seventh-day Adventist Church
Wichita, Kansas
  • Purchased new church building
  • Quadrupled church attendance from 30 to 120
  • Presented and hosted multiple evangelistic series
  • Mobilized leadership through team-based organizational structure
  • Supervised more than twenty leaders in various church ministries
  • Created and implemented a new assimilation system for guests
  • Implemented Natural Church Development to build on strengths and minimize weaknesses
  • Communicated through preaching, teaching, newsletters, team meetings, and personal vision-casting
  • Served on Wichita Adventist Christian Academy school board
  • Started a new “Branch Sabbath School”
  • Earned NAD E-church award for church web presence
Adventist Church PASTORAL INTERN
1999-2000
Wichita South Seventh-day Adventist Church
Wichita, Kansas
  • Interned under Sr. Pastor Doug Bing
  • Responsible for weekly chapel program at Wichita Adventist Christian Academy
  • Responsible for classroom worship programs at all grade levels
  • Followed-up with multiple Bible study leads
  • Presented an evangelistic series and lay ministry seminar
  • Worked closely with Sr. Pastor on visitation of former and missing members
  • Passed NAD Church Planters Assessment

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