Cadence International is an evangelical mission agency dedicated to reaching the military_noemailmunities of the US and world with the Good News of Jesus Christ. In nearly 6 decades, Cadence has grown from a fledgling mission to an_noemailanization with close to 200 missionaries who work in over 50 locations worldwide.
At "a home away from home" servicemen and women find an open door,_noemailfortable couch, home-cooked meal and people who listen, encourage, love and point them to the hope of Christ. Hospitality houses offer different ministries depending on location. These may include Bible Studies, singles groups, family-focused ministries, evangelistic outreach efforts, one-to-one discipleship, and coffee house ministries. Hospitality House Missionaries strive to share the ups and downs of life with military personnel, encouraging them into deeper relationships with others and with Christ.
Reports to: Field Leader
Hours: 40+hours per week
Time Commitment: Minimum of 2 years
Cadence Intl. is a support-based mission. All appointed missionaries are required to raise their individual support before they are released to the field.
Purpose: To facilitate ministry strategies and programs to a_noemailplish the sharing of the gospel and your life with military people and their families. The end result is to exalt Christ in the nations through the lives of transformed military people.
Duties and Responsibilities:
Create an inviting environment that reflects the kindness and graciousness of our Lord.
Offer relationship with people that allows them to see what life as a believer looks like. Be authentic.
Evangelize the lost.
Equip participants with skills that mature their walk with the Lord and create character traits in line with Christ.
Engage participants with opportunities to be servant-minded and sharing of their time, treasures and talents.
Initiate and maintain contact ministry among military personnel and families in the_noemailmunity.
Plan and execute regular programs – Bible studies, support groups, etc.
Practice hospitality, including planning menus, purchasing food and preparing meals.
Plan and execute retreats/special events.
Recruit and train volunteers.
Create opportunities for participants to be involved in both local outreach and global ministry opportunities.
Support the chaplain and the religious activities on base.
Complete required reports and administrative duties according to deadlines.
Attend and participate in Cadence events (monthly meetings, staff conferences,_noemailbined retreats).
Provide caring and sympathetic advice, encouragement, support, and Biblical direction to participants.
Travel (possibly international) will be required.
Build a donor support team, raise all necessary funding for their Cadence position, maintain that financial support level and maintain_noemailmunication with that donor support team.
Minimum Job Requirements:
Born again, mature Christian with an affinity for the mission and work of Cadence International.
Because of the distinctly Christian emphasis of Cadence's mission work, willing to sign and_noemailply with Cadence International's Code of Christian Conduct.
30 hours Bible training.
Demonstrated spiritual, emotional, marital (if applicable) and financial health.
-Knowledge of standard business written_noemailmunications. Demonstrated strong written and verbal_noemailmunication skills.
-Proficiency in general_noemailputer skills; Microsoft Word, Excel, and Outlook.
-Ability and willingness to learn and b_noemaile proficient on software applications used by Cadence.
-Strengths in administration, multi-tasking, and_noemailanizational skills. Able to handle administrative and financial tasks required by Cadence.
-Ability to graciously re-prioritize workload as demands change throughout the day. Flexibility to meet demands of a dynamic work environment.
Masters of Divinity or education beyond Bachelor's degree: preferably ministry focused.
Experience working with adult ministries in a hospitality/retreat setting
Previous experience preparing and delivering sermons or group discussions
A variety of craftsman skills is useful
Competencies for Success:
Able to spiritually self-feed.
Teachability – willing to submit to authority.
Communication skills, including conflict resolution.
Team Skills – able to partner with others to do ministry, within Cadence and without.
Demonstrated planning and_noemailanizing skills.
Adaptability – to culture, change and tempo.
Servant leadership based in humility.
Willingness to embrace and develop a ministry that reflects the Cadence Ministry Frame.
Heart for reaching military and the world reflected through personal serving of others and sharing of resources.
Able to develop and teach Bible studies.
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