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Skills

Ministry Experience
In Student Leadership, Internships, Lay Leadership, and On Staff
Multimedia Software
MS PowerPoint, Mediashout, and others
Cross Denomination Background
Work with Students Within & Outside of Ministry
Develop & Teach Classes in Theological & Life Application
Develop Curriculum for Individual & Team Use
Gifted in Teaching
Sermon / Message Preaching
Small & Large Group Work
Working in small & large church settings
Masters in Counseling (Seminary)
Marriage & Family Therapy Individual Therapy
Formal Ministry Training
Licensed Minister

Work experience

2009Present

Adult Education & Marriage Mentoring Ministry

Northfield Church of Christ

Teaching the Biblical Foundations adult Sunday School class, ave. ~20 members consisting of many of the older and foundational church members.Establishing and directing the Marriage Mentoring Ministry.

20102011

Psychology Professor

Iowa Central Community College

Taught college level Psychology in a high-school setting. Developed lesson plans and teaching program. Worked with faculty and staff across educational environments utilizing varying technology systems

Sep 2008Nov 2009

Associate Pastor

Hope Assembly of God

Taught classes and led Sunday services at lead pastor's request. Organized and developed the youth ministry including weekly meetings and monthly activities / eventsDeveloped the fledgling college ministry at the local community college

Apr 2006Sep 2008

Youth Ministry Co-Leader

Morningside Assembly of God

Worked as part of a lay leadership team directing the Jr. High ministry including 30-40 students. Set vision, developed curriculum, taught lessons, directed activities, and led home based small group

Assisted the youth pastor during Sr. High youth services (60-70 students) including teaching, leading round table discussions, and connecting with the youth. Co-led the ministry after the youth pastor left for a church plant

Mar 2004Jul 2006

Therapist

The Lord's Ranch

Individual, Family, & Group Counseling: Worked with 15-22 teens, preteens, and families weekly; helping them to develop healthy skills and the ability to function in society in ways that would not be destructive. Organized and managed treatment plans across professional fields with social workers, legal, educational, medical, and other professionals.

Sep 2001May 2003

Real Life - College & Career Lay / Small Group Leader

James River Assembly of God

Assisted leading the college & careers Sunday morning ministry service (300+ in attendance). Led and one of the two college & careers small groups including developing curriculum and leading a group of 8-18 young adults in ministry through study and fellowship.

Education

Aug 2001Dec 2003

Masters of Arts in Counseling

Assemblies of God Theological Seminary
Sep 1998May 2001

Specialized

Elim Bible Institute

Studied Bible and ministry aspects in class and was involved in three separate internships & five ministry outreach programs.

References

Pastor Bill Clayes

Dr. Mark Bradford

Rev. Tom Jacobs

Curriculum / Teaching

Youth Ministry Video