Emmanuel Baptist Church in Sterling, CO, is seeking a full-time Associate Pastor to Families and Youth. Emmanuel is a conservative, Reformed, elder-led, Southern Baptist Church in rural northeastern Colorado. The applicant must be called to minister to families and youth both inside and outside the church. The applicant must agree with Emmanuel’s Statement of Faith. He must be a man of good character meeting the requirements of an elder as found in 1 Timothy 3:1-7, Titus 1:6-9, and 1 Peter 5:1-4. A seminary or Bible college degree or equivalent experience in the ministry field is required. We seek a highly relational pastor who can build personal relationships with parents and youth. While serving under the leadership of the Senior Pastor, the candidate will help minister to the entire congregation and share many pastoral responsibilities church-wide. He must have a willingness to train and strengthen parents to see that they are the primary disciple-makers of their children. The candidate should have training or experience in pastoral counseling. He must demonstrate a desire and competency in discipling others to grow in their faith. He must be able to equip and lead a ministry team of volunteers. The position requires a motivated, self-starter who has multi-tasking and organizational skills. Sterling’s population is approximately 15,000 and is surrounded by smaller rural communities. A willingness to understand rural culture or having lived in a small town is preferred.