Is God calling you to leadership in Church Planting? Are you serving in ministry and considering your next adventure?
If you dream of leading, preaching and planting a new church work here in North America or other parts of the globe— this residency is for you. Learn beside experienced Austin Stone pastors who will train and develop you in the leadership, preaching and shepherding skills needed to serve a gospel-centered church that glorifies Jesus.
Do you have God-given gifting in music or worship leading? Are you wanting to grow in both the spiritual and practical implications of ministry through worship.
This Worship Residency provides leadership experience and pastoral growth as well as musical, theological and character development. In addition to being a part of our team, residents go through our Leadership Development Program and are paired with a Worship Leader at The Austin Stone in a mentor-type relationship that helps foster personalized growth throughout the two-year period.
Do you have a passion for design, communication, digital media, or web development? Have you wondered how you can use those skills to share the gospel of Jesus?
Join The Austin Stone Creative Team and be developed in your character, theology, and practical skills. You’ll learn how to use creative design, technology, and communication skills to equip and encourage a church, the city you’re in, and the world.
Do you have God-given gifting in creative story telling, photography, or film-making? Are wanting to know how you can use your giftedness for advancing God’s kingdom?
You can develop and improve your skills while serving through your gifting to demonstrate and declare the gospel here in Austin and beyond. Our experienced and skilled leaders at Austin Stone will guide and mentor you in using giftedness.
Do you have particular marketplace skills such as event planning, accounting, technology, administration, business or operations? Are you exploring how you might use these skills for advancing the gospel?
God is calling many with marketplace skills to help grow and plant churches. You can work alongside another staff to gain valuable experience and personal development during a residency that focuses on ministry through marketplace competencies.
Are you new to ministry or exploring your call to serve the church? Do you have a heart for a particular group of people?
(groups like: kids, high school & junior high students, college, women, unreached international people groups, or others) You can be equipped and developed beside an experienced supervisor while serving and leading a specific group people for whom you have a passion.
Are you passionate about Jesus, the gospel, and the local church and long to counsel people through God’s Word and the Holy Spirit work to know and apply the gospel to the deepest parts of their lives?
Residents work alongside our counseling staff who are trained and licensed professionals who are able to equip lay counselors, churches, and organizations to respond in crisis through biblical counseling. Practicum hours may be available upon ASI approval.