Church Planter / Leadership Development Intern
Help accelerate the growth of the church among a least evangelized people in southern Mali through church planting and leadership development.
Male. Be spiritually sensitive, growing in your relationship with the Lord, friendly, willing to live in hot and at times humid and dusty conditions. Have at least a Bible College degree or more education and some literacy training or experience. Be willing to grow, develop, learn and be stretched beyond what you could imagine. Be open to long-term service, willing to travel, take risks, live in hard places, sleep out in villages, mix with the people and if invited be open to stay a second year.RESPONSIBILITIES
Assist missionaries and national church development by encouraging the development of several beginning churches through spending time with village church leaders. Live in a rural town setting, study language consistently for the first three months. Visit, encourage and minister with beginning national leadership under the coaching of long-term missionaries. Learn and gather or develop leadership training materials.LANGUAGE NEEDS
Learn on FieldLANGUAGE USED
Senoufo, French or BambaraLIVING ENVIRONMENT
Dry tropics. Live in village housing with some electricity, challenging internet access, tropical fruits and vegetables in season. Even though the living conditions may be take adjustment, the people are very welcoming and interested in what you have to offer.WORKING ENVIRONMENT
On site there are experienced and dedicated, missionaries, WorldVenture and others. There is a dynamic, growing national church among the least evangelized. This is relatively new. Both missionaries and nationals will coach you some but also give you lots of space to succeed through God’s leading and the Holy Spirit’s working. Help shape and develop the future. We need your fresh eyes and ideas. People are regularly coming to Christ from a variety of backgrounds. This is an excellent opportunity to learn beginning rural African leadership development.INTERNSHIP