posted on September 1, 2021

aXcess-Clergy Track: CHURCH PLANTING IN TUXTLA, CHIAPAS

The Alliance is looking for a church planter among indigenous people in Mexico.

Position Type

  • International worker (IW)—clergy track
  • Church planter
  • Partially funded (requested to raise partial support)
  • Single or couple

The goal of this ministry is to plant a strong centralized church in Tuxtla, Chiapas’s capital, that will train and send pastors/missionaries to the least-reached indigenous people groups in this state.

Required Qualifications:

Biblical Characteristics Desired:

Responsibilities:

Timeline for Deployment:

Summer/fall 2022. All appointees are required to attend a cross-cultural and language acquisition program and Pre-Field Orientation prior to deploying.

General Information:

CIA World Factbook—Mexico

Work and Living Environment:

The successful applicant(s) will work on a team in Tuxtla, a safe city with low crime.

Status of Christian Witness:

The Joshua Project—Mexico 

Language Expectations:

Language is an essential part of ministry. IWs receive two years of intensive language and cultural study. The goal will be to speak, read, and write the language at a fluent level in order to mentor, teach, and train others.

Health Considerations:

Quality health care is available.

Expectations for Spouse:

Spousal roles vary based on the spouse’s gifts, training, and abilities, as well as the needs of the team. It is expected that both spouses will be meaningfully involved in meeting ministry objectives, depending on the nature of family roles, children, etc.

Children’s Educational Plan and Options:

A bilingual private school and homeschooling are viable options.

Compensation

The successful applicant(s) will receive a full compensation package with the expectation that, once appointed, efforts will be made to raise a portion of support costs through the applicant’s network of friends and family, local church, or other resources. Information on support costs will be made available upon application. Training and/or coaching in fund-raising is available.

Important Clarification:

Applicants should be aware that serving in the international world often requires a higher degree of grace and flexibility. For example, overseas teams can be suddenly and unexpectedly impacted by illness, government decisions, financial realities, team changes, or other factors beyond the team’s control. The challenge for applicants is that these factors can sometimes necessitate the sudden redefining of a position, which may take place before, during, or after the application/interview process.

Questions?

Please email Stacy Douglas at [email protected]

Whole-Life Health

The C&MA is an evangelical denomination committed to planting churches both in the United States and internationally. Due to the nature of this ministry opportunity, part of the required qualifications include optimal emotional, spiritual, and physical health. These are assessed during the application process.

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