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Evangelist

Evangelist

Job ID 
2016-1040
# of Openings 
1
Locations 
US
Posted Date 
12/22/2016
End Date 
..
Category 
International
Canadian Starting Rate 
USD $49,558.00/Yr.
US Starting Rate 
USD $49,940.00/Yr.
Salary Range 

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Overview

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Resonate Global Mission, a ministry of the Christian Reformed Church in North America (CRCNA) has an International opening for an Evangelist in West Africa. This position will share the gospel with the Fulani  A detailed job description is available below. For consideration, complete an online application attaching a cover letter and resume. This position will remain open until filled.

Salary information is available upon request from CRCNA Human Resources.

 

***INTERMEDIATE STEPS

The successful candidate for this position will pass through two intermediate steps before taking up the tasks outlined in this position description; the rate range for each step is included.

Step #1

Missionary Candidate: The purpose of this position is to prepare for international service by building a network of prayer, care and financial support in North America that will enable future ministry. Ordinarily, this will progress from part-time to full-time as the support network grows through the work of the candidate and the missionary support team that is designed for this purpose. One can expect to be in this role for 6 to 12 months, depending on how quickly the support network comes together. The pay range for this step is $19.82 US or $23.23 Canada on the CRCNA Domestic scale.

 

Step #2

Missionary in Training: The purpose of this role is to develop language and culture skills, ministry skills and relationships that will enable future ministry, and begin to use those in ministry. Ordinarily, one can expect to be in this role for 6 to 18 months, depending on prior background and experience. Salary information is available upon request from CRCNA Human Resources. 


Position Opening

Job Title:       Evangelist

Department: West Africa

Status:          Full-time, Exempt

 

 

Responsibilities

ESSENTIAL DUTIES
The duties of an evangelist in this context will often be more about being than doing.  But the evangelist will be responsible for the following:

  1. Continue to develop a thorough knowledge of the Fulfulde and Fulani culture
  2. Build and maintain relationships of trust with the Fulani
  3. Share the gospel through relationships
  4. Pray for Fulani in Jesus’ name
  5. Study the Bible with Fulani believers

 

Supervisory Responsibilities

None

Qualifications

  1. A sense of call to ministry among Muslims
  2. A commitment to love Muslims and be respectful of Islam
  3. Ability to live and work with individuals of diverse cultural backgrounds
  4. Excellent oral and written communication skills.
  5. Ability to learn the French and Fulfulde languages.
  6. Flexibility:  that is openness to the leading of the Spirit and the courage to try new things
  7. Demonstrated passion for evangelism and ability to function independently in another culture

Additional Information

  1. Bachelor’s degree preferred.
  2. No experience necessary.

Physical Demands

The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions. 

 

Work Environment

  1. The work environment characteristics described here are representative of those an employee encounters while performing the essential functions of this job.
  2. Extremely hot climate
  3. Solar electricity in the village setting
  4. Limited basic plumbing
  5. Travel done on unpaved rough roads
  6. Work/live in Bamako as well as work/live in Fulani community