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An innovative, vision oriented, and committed Student Pastor with strong discipleship and leadership skills that can become an asset to your church.

Experience

2013 to Present Student Pastor, Renovate Life Church – Gambrills, MD

•Started the Youth Ministry with the help of the Lead Pastor. •Developed Policies and Procedures for the Family Ministry Program. •Develops and preaches the weekly sermon series for both the Middle School and High School Youth Groups. •Leads weekly small groups focused on building relationships, establishing disciples, and impacting the community through practical expressions of the Gospel. •Provides leadership and direction to students and volunteers. •Develops strategies with discipleship and outreach to students and parents. •Starting a training program for the Youth Leadership in the High School Youth Group. •Working with XP3 offered by Orange. •Planned and implemented mission trips and youth conferences for both the Middle School and High School Youth groups. •Provided nurture and counsel for the students and families to discuss their personal faith and those times when their faith is tested. •Helping the teens move forward in their faith to embrace their mission for God. •Developed three tracts for the students to develop their gifts within the Church Body o Christian Leadership
o Missions in our Community
o Discipleship
• Developed a training program for the Adult Leaders. • Plans and leads a Fall, Winter and Summer Retreat every year. • Proven Growth in Student Ministry. We have grown to 35 students in our ministry. If we continue on this path then we should have around 45 to 50 students at the end of 2017. • Developed and leads the following teams: o Student Greeting Team
o Student Leadership Team
oStudent Serving Team

2008-2013 Youth Leader, Church at Severn Run – Severn, MD

•Service Coordinator for Youth Ministries •Lead weekly small groups focused on building relationships, establishing disciples, and impacting the community through practical expressions of the Gospel. •Conducted sermons when the Youth Pastor is unavailable for the Youth Service •Worked collaboratively with the Youth Pastor to ensure programs were delivered in a smooth and efficient manner •Provided nurture and counsel to students and their families to discuss their personal faith and those times when their faith is tested. •Provided leadership and direction to students and volunteers. •Helped develop strategies with discipleship and outreach with the Youth Pastor. •Worked with the Youth Pastor to start a development program for the volunteers.

Education

2002 Associates in Electrical E
ngineering, Anne Arundel Community College
2012 Bachelors of Religious Studies, Liberty University
• Specialization: Pastoral Studies 2014 - Current Masters of Divinity, Liberty University
• Specialization: Pastoral Studies

Skills

Evangelism
I believe it is vital that family ministry exists to reach nonbelieving youth. There are youth that live in every neighborhood who need Jesus in their lives.
Jesus said in Matthew 9:12-13: “It is not the healthy who need a doctor but the sick…For I have not come to call the righteous, but sinners.
Worship
I believe that our reason for existence is to worship our God. Everything done in family/student ministry is done because we love God and desire to honor and worship him with our lifestyle. All believers should maintain a heart for knowing and pleasing God. (1 Timothy 4:16, II Timothy 2:4)
In Romans 12:1 we are told, “Offer your bodies as living sacrifices, holy and pleasing to God-this is your spiritual act of worship.”

Fellowship
I believe that our journey is better when we connect with other Christians. We were never intended to live in isolation but with other believers in the body of Christ. As well as maintaining a heart for relationships with not just other youth but the parents, youth leaders, and church staff. (Philippians 2:19-20, Ephesians 4:11-12, Hebrews 13-17).
Ephesians 2:19 states, “Consequently, you are no longer foreigners and aliens, but fellow citizens with God’s people and members of God’s household.”

Discipleship
I believe that it is paramount to help youth grow in their faith in Jesus Christ. Youth hunger for Biblical truth. Their inquisitiveness requires a person who is eager to share with them in a relational and dynamic way the soundness of Biblical Doctrine.
Hebrews 6:1 states, “Let us leave the elementary teachings of Christ and go on to maturity.”

Ministry
I believe that we need to challenge youth to discover their ministry. I believe that youth have God-given gifts that do not come with an age limitation. Youth can and should be full members of the Church body.
Jesus said in Luke 9:23, “Whoever wants to be my disciple must deny themselves and take up their cross daily and follow me.”

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