Church Planting Trainers/Coaches

In breathtaking Siberia, ethnic Buryat churches are growing! Many Tibetan Buddhist Buryats are seeking and coming to Christ, and a uniquely Buryat church is now expressing their love for Jesus with Buryat music, and other expressions of worship. Come alongside both Russian and Buryat believers/churches in the Buryatia region’s capital, Ulan-Ude and surrounding region, to train and encourage these Buryat churches in reaching new communities both in and beyond their own cultural context.
Country: Eurasia, Russia
Term: Long-Term (3+ years), Mid-Term (1 - 3 years)
  • Committed learning of both the Russian and Buryat language and culture to the level appropriate for one’s term of service
  • Modeling Christlike character, and dependence on God in everyday life 
  • Work under existing church authority structures to enable Russian and Buryat church leaders to disciple and lead their communities 
  • Train and coach Russian and Buryat church leaders in how to plant daughter churches in new communities, both ethnically similar and distinct. 
  • Support and disciple churches in both developing new leaders for the existing church, and releasing mature/growing leaders to move into new church plants

Specific Qualifications:
  • Experience in planting churches, participating in a church plant in one’s own culture 
  • Heart for the glory of God to penetrate the unreached 
  • Passion to make global followers of Christ who will spread the gospel 
  • Experience in reaching out and discipling cross-culturally 
  • Ability to be a team player with missionaries and national believers/leaders 
  • Humility to work behind the scenes and empower and encourage others to lead 
  • Commitment to the power of God's Word to transform lives