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Ministers Looking for Churches

August 31, 2018 Update

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Ohio Valley University is a Christian university associated with Churches of Christ which use only a cappella music in their assemblies. This page is maintained by the OVU Bible department as a service to these Churches of Christ and ministers in the United States and Canada. Other church and minister listings are not posted here. Within the context of these guidelines, ministers are encouraged to submit information to be included on this page since only those specifically requesting a listing will be included. References and their contact information are not posted.

Those desiring to submit information are encouraged to use the Ministers Looking Form.

Important Note: Because of the potential anonymity provided by email contact, no claim is made concerning the faithfulness or doctrinal positions of persons listed on this page. Churches using this list should carefully check the credentials of those they choose to contact.


Full-Time / Part-Time

[Note: Listings appear in reverse order of request for the listing, most recent first; resubmissions may appear in their original order with updated information.]

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8/30/2018—Jeffrey P Wittenburg
Position Requested: Full-time Pulpit, Youth, Family, Education, Administrative, Worship, Campus, and/or Involvement Minister
914 3rd St
Martinsburg, WV 25404
Home phone: (571) 258-9099 Cell Phone: (571) 258-9099
E-mail:
Marital Status: Married w/ Children: 2
Education:
  • Bachelor of Science in Business Management from Western Governors University
  • Bible-based education in homeschooling and within the Church (Sunday school, etc.) from a young age
  • Training for Church involvement in the "Future Preacher Training Camp," hosted by the Front Royal Church of Christ in Front Royal, VA
  • Regular personal Bible study
Experience: I am in the regular rotation of volunteer servants at my home congregation.
Regular duties include:
Song/worship leading, Leading Communion, Serving Communion, Leading various prayers during service.
Occasionally called as one of the men in the congregation to preach from the pulpit when the full-time preacher is unable to do so.
Occasionally chosen as a quarterly Sunday school teacher (for all age groups).
Author of a Blog examining what the Bible teaches in light of current events.
Notes: I am an edifier at heart, and search the Word fervently, and "meditate on it day and night (Joshua 1:8b) I recently have been given the opportunity to minister to several people, and have come to the conclusion that this is my calling: to guide spiritual growth through the study of the Bible.
Earliest date Available:

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7/6/2018—Friday Paul Okure
Position Requested: Full-time Pulpit/Outreach Minister
P O Box 561141
Charlotte, NC 28256
Cell Phone: (704) 458-2909
E-mail:
Marital Status: Married w/ Children: Abigail (w); Kingsley,15; Exodus,10; Saviour, 8.
Desired Salary: median of city COL
Other Requests: plus Bonus/allowance
Education:
  • B.A., Biblical studies - Freed-Hardeman University (FHU).
  • Preaching Diploma - East Tennessee School of Preaching & Missions (now Southeast Institute of Biblical studies, TN).
  • A.A.S., Physical Fitness - Central Piedmont community College (CPCC), NC.
  • Coaching Diploma - National Soccer Coaches of America (NSCAA).
Experience: 14 years experience preaching and teaching with the Church:
University church of Christ, Charlotte NC
Scarboro church of Christ, Oak Ridge, TN
Interim minister with Parkway church of Christ, Corinth MS, and Lincoln St. church of Christ, Alamo, TN while at Freed-Hardeman.
Experienced serving the youth and seniors in various capacities.
Also experience in developing and coordinating Retention and Outreach ministries.
Notes: My family and I are committed to serve in this role and help save the lost and keep the saves saved (Luke 19:10; 1 Tim. 4:16). I am devoted to preach and teach the whole counsel of God (Acts 20:27; 1 Pet.4:11); work with the church leaders to equipped the saints in both our Retention and Outreach ministries (Eph.4:11-16; Matt.28:18-20). Please email me for resume & statement of faith.
Earliest date Available: A month from contact

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7/1/2018—Ricky Kimbel
Position Requested: Full-time Pulpit Minister
1227 Willow Grove Hwy
Monroe, Tennessee 38573
Home phone: (731) 618-2098 Office Phone: (931) 823-8223
E-mail:
Website: www.freecommunioncc.com
Marital Status: Married w/ Children: 1 daughter / 2 granddaughters (in home)
Desired Salary: mid 40s
Other Requests: plus housing
Education:
  • B.A Graduate of the Memphis School of Preaching
Experience: 25 years as pulpit minister
Many radio programs
One television program
Managed church web-site
And much more
Notes: I am very efficient in power point presentation.
I am a Veteran, and I go to the V.A for any health needs.
I'm presently in very good health, just not as pretty as I would like.
Brethren, I am a hard worker for the Lord, and there is none that know me would say otherwise.
Earliest date Available: Very soon

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6/22/2018—W. Ryan Jump
Position Requested: Full-time Pulpit, Youth, Family, Administrative, Campus, and/or Associate Minister
3417 Ridge road
Columbia, TN 38401
Cell Phone: (931) 446-2774
E-mail:
Marital Status: Single
Desired Salary: 36,000
Education:
  • Sunset International Bible Institute (Starting online classes soon)
  • Nashville School of Preaching
  • University of North Alabama
Experience: Warner Robins Church of Christ- Summer 2017 Intern
Youth Group Helper- North View Church of Christ
Preaching at:
Old Lasea Church of Christ
Cornersville Church of Christ
Clearview Church of Christ
Midway Church of Christ
Boston Church of Christ
North View Church of Christ
Notes: I'm willing to do part-time as long as long as the congregation is in Middle Tennessee Seeking full-time position Preferably Youth/Campus Ministry, but very open to other roles where God leads.
Earliest date Available: ASAP

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4/3/2018—Paul Wisdom
Position Requested: Full-time Youth Minister
110 Avondale dr
Smyrna, TN 37167
Cell Phone: (615) 856-1899
E-mail:
Marital Status: Married w/ Children: Max (13) Macy Kate (10)
Desired Salary: 35,000/yr
Education:
  • Heritage Christian University, August 2012 - May 2016 B.A. in Biblical Studies w/ emphasis in Youth and Family Ministry
Experience:
North View church of Christ, October 2016 - August 2017, Youth and Family Minister
Highland Heights church of Christ, summer of 2016, Youth Intern
Bethel Berry church of Christ, July 2014 - May 2016, Youth and Family Minister
Oakland church of Christ, September 2012 - June 2013, Youth and Family Minister
Notes: My name is Paul Wisdom, Jr. I am 24 years old and eager to serve the Lord. Here is a little bit about myself. I attended Heritage Christian University in Florence, AL, where I received a B.A. in Biblical Studies with emphasis in Youth and Family ministry. While I was in school, I began gaining experience in ministry by working with two small congregations as their part time youth minister. After I graduated, I moved back home to Smyrna, TN where I worked as a youth intern at my home congregation. I began my first full time work soon after the summer ended. It was there that I met my wife and her two kids. We married in August of 2016. She is a wonderful, God fearing woman, who strives to serve the Lord in whatever way possible. She is scripturally allowed to remarry, her ex-husband committed adultery with another woman and left his family. She has two children that I love as if they were my own, Max (13) Macy Kate (10). We also have a baby on the way due at the end of May.
Earliest date Available: 5/1/18

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3/14/2018—Rodolfo Espinoza
Position Requested: Full-time Pulpit/Evangelism Spanish Minister
479 Forrest Park Circle
Franklin, TN 37064
Cell Phone: (615) 516-0650
E-mail:
Marital Status: Married w/ Children: 2
Desired Salary: 50,000 yearly
Other Requests: Bonus
Education:
  • Institute of Business Administration (IPAE: Lima, Peru) 2010-2011
  • American Peruvian English Institute (ICPNA) 1996-1998
  • Pan-American Biblical Institute (Panama) 1989-1990
  • High School: Ricardo Palma 1972-1975; Inca Garcilazo de la Vega 1980-1982
Experience: Extensive experience as a preacher, evangelist, Bible teacher and missions coordinator. Madison Church of Christ (Madison, AL) 1999-2017
  • Preacher/evangelist in Madison's Hispanic community
  • Peru missions coordinator
  • Preacher/evangelist in the San Juan de Miraflores, Los Olivos (and other) congregations in Lima Forrest Park Church of Christ (Valdosta, GA) 1996-2012
  • LAM's coordinator in Peru, 1993-2012
  • Sub-Director, Las Americas Preaching School (Lima, Peru) 2006-2012

Notes: Looking for a congregation interested to start or continue Hispanic Ministry in Alabama or Tennessee area.

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1/25/2018—Richard Lee
Position Requested: Full-time Pulpit, Youth, and/or Family Minister
3924 S. Agnew Ave, 206
Oklahoma City, OK 73119
Cell Phone: (405) 898-4486
E-mail:
Marital Status: Divorced w/ Children: 1
Other Requests: plus housing
Education:
  • Grand Canyon University, Master's of Divinity
  • University of Central Oklahoma, Bachelor's of Liberal Arts, and minor in family and child studies
Experience: Volunteer 6 years with youth and children's ministries
School bus driver for over 5 years
substitute teacher for 3 years
Notes: I attend the Del City Church of Christ, and have attended the Church of Christ since I was a child. And, I do very much prefer and like Acapella. Letters of recommendation available upon request, and full resume' package availble to be emailed, upon request.
Earliest date Available: 1-25-18

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1/24/2018—Brandon Foster
Position Requested: Full-time Pulpit, Youth, Education, Outreach, Campus, and/or Associate Minister
409 windsor court
Nashville, TN 37211
Cell Phone: (636) 233-1642
E-mail:
Marital Status: Single
Desired Salary: negotiable
Education:
  • St. Charles Community College
  • Freed-Hardeman University
  • Nashville School of Preaching
Experience: Fill in preacher at the Jackson Temple church of Christ
Guest Speaker
Bible camp: Counselor, Bible teacher
Bible class teacher: 3rd grade- adult; mainly teen class
Led VBS
Youth Leader
Notes: I'm perfectly okay with part-time, and interim as well.

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1/6/2018—Ryan Brown
Position Requested: Full-time Pulpit, Youth, Family, Outreach, and/or Associate Minister
310 Austin St.
Clyde, TX 79510
Cell Phone: (325) 305-3923
E-mail:
Marital Status: Married w/ Children: 2
Desired Salary: 400 Weekly
Other Requests: plus housing
Education:
  • Sunset International Bible Institute Associates (focus on Missions)
  • Sunset International Bible Institute Bachelor's ( focus Family and Youth Ministry)
Experience: Missionary in Troy NY where I worked as the family and Youth evangelist along with some college ministry and small group bible studies. 2010-2012 Youth Minister Intern at Angel Fire NM where I worked for a summer along side the Moreno Valley Church of Christ in Eagle Nest NM just outside of Angel Fire NM. the summer of 2013
Fill in Minister at various churches around the Lubbock TX area while attending Sunset International Bible Institute. In Lubbock TX 2013-2016
Interim Youth Minister at the Clyde Church of Christ in Clyde TX January 2017-June 2017
Associate Minister ( part time) at the Clyde Church of Christ in Clyde TX 2017-Present
Earliest date Available: January 21, 2017

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10/8/2017—John Henson
Position Requested: Full-time Pulpit or Associate Minister
95 Gills Rd
McMinnville, TN 37110
Home phone: (931) 934-2349 Office Phone: (931) 934-2349 Cell Phone: (931) 414-9220
E-mail:
Marital Status: Married w/ Children: Three
Desired Salary: 700/month
Other Requests: plus housing plus housing allowance
Education:
  • Graduate, University of Tennessee at Nashville,
  • Attended Tennessee Bible College,
  • Heritage Christian University.
Experience: Preaching full time since 1987. Served congregations in Tennessee and Michigan. Held Gospel Meetings in Ohio and Tennessee. See resume for detailed information.
Earliest date Available: 1/2018

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10/5/2017 (updated 7/2/2018)—Yogi Woods
Position Requested: Full-time Pulpit Minister
77 Moses Dr.
Jackson, Tn 38305
E-mail:
Marital Status: Single
Desired Salary: All negotiable
Education:
  • Master in Ministry,
  • a counselor certificate,
  • i have a B.S. and A.S. in other area.
  • Part time at the Memphis school of preaching.
Experience: Being Preaching 20+ years, both asso. and pulpit Minister.
Earliest date Available: 11-1-17

Interim

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4/11/2018—Christopher J. Quinn
Position Requested: Interim Pulpit, Youth, Education, Outreach, Evangelism, Administrative, snd/or Campus Minister
4784 Jeffer Lane
La Mesa, CA 91941
Home phone: (619) 713-2157 Office Phone: (619) 713-2157 Cell Phone: (626) 483-6422
E-mail:
Marital Status: Married
Desired Salary: flexible
Other Requests: plus housing allowance
Education:
  • Sunset, bachelor's, master's, doctorate degrees
Experience: Preacher, missionary, bilingual Spanish, personal evangelism, university professor
Notes: An interim minister is available to serve your congregation while you search for a permanent minister. I am a 65-year-old retired evangelist/missionary/educator who is committed to clear, relevant, engaging biblical preaching with a focus on good works and evangelism. Married, bilingual Spanish, Sunset graduate, advanced degrees, willing to travel. Email: mobile 626-483-6422.
Earliest date Available: June 2018

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Ohio Valley University Students
Contact: OVU Bible Program, 304-865-6120 or 304-865-6123
Notes: the number of available students is limited since many of the students have a continuing responsibility each week with an area church. Student availability improves for Sunday or Wednesday evenings.

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