Now is an optimal time for Wheaton Bible Church to bring on a team-oriented High School Pastor with an inherent multi-ethnic worldview to catalyze leadership and ministry with students in Grades 9-12. High School Life took a bold step of faith when it merged its English and Spanish-speaking groups three years ago. In light of this, whoever steps in to lead next will need an incredible amount of vision, wisdom, patience, sensitivity, and courage.
It’s paramount that the new High School Pastor have personal, and ideally professional, experience shepherding multiple cultures and generations through the realities of biblical community that genuinely honors diversity and emboldens unity. High School Life at Wheaton Bible Church needs a humble, energetic, authentic leader who has a passion to build leadership teams and disciple students. The church knows the invaluable impact of life-on-life relationships in discipleship ministry. Early wins for the new High School Pastor will have little to do with drawing large crowds. The most important strategy will be to build relationships, model transparency, establish trust, and then equip teams of leaders and students to do the same. This will bring stability and speak the language of student’s souls.