Crossroads leadership will evaluate Planing Pastor applicants using the following criteria prior to offering an invitation to begin Phase 1:
Undergraduate degree plus, preferably, a graduate degree from an Evangelical Seminary
An evangelical committed to the inerrancy and sufficiency of scripture, the centrality of gospel centered living and ministry, the compulsion of the Spirit and the necessity of church planting
Preferably married. However, we've had two LDR's thus far who were single men. Don't let this prevent you from applying.
Preferably rural or at minimum a heart for rural church planting
Confidence in God's call to "full time, vocational" ministry and a passion and ability to articulate God's call for them.
Displays an appreciation for rural culture and an ability to "fit in"
Displays missional priorities consistent with Crossroads' staff and leadership.
If you believe that you meet the criteria above, please complete the Leadership Development Residency Application form below and you will be contacted shortly.