The TEAM world is full of opportunities for aspiring missionaries like you. So, we’re shining a spotlight on some of our favorites. Check out this week’s featured missionary opportunity — and explore previous opportunities at the bottom of the page. If you find one you like, we’d love to answer your questions and help you make it happen!
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Theology Professor – Papua, Zimbabwe, Bolivia or Southeast Asia
Even the biggest church plant will eventually die out if local believers aren’t trained to teach, disciple and lead. You can play a vital role by equipping new believers to use the gifts God gave them. As a theology professor, you’ll get to teach and mentor future pastors, missionaries and other church leaders. You’ll also serve students who may not be in full-time ministry, but are sharing Christ with their neighbors, co-workers and families. This is a chance to help first- and second-generation Christians shape their churches for years to come.
As churches spring up around the world, many will face teachers and spiritual attacks. You will give them tools to recognize the Enemy’s tactics and stay faithful to God. In hostile regions, you may walk with students as they risk and endure persecution for Christ’s sake. As they learn what it means to follow Jesus, you will be an invaluable guide.
TEAM currently has four openings for a professor of theology.
In Papua, Indonesia, Erickson-Tritt Theological College teaches students from tribal backgrounds and urban centers. Many will pursue full-time ministry, while others will serve in their governments or the business world. See the full opportunity.
In Zimbabwe, Harare Theological College needs a professor to train local Christian leaders. You will get to teach Bible and practical theology courses for B.A. and certificate students. See the full opportunity.
In Bolivia, the Center for Integral Theological Education trains pastors in theological studies and methodology for church leadership. The seminary need teachers to both teach and mentor students as they prepare for ministry. See the full opportunity.
In Southeast Asia, a Christian college educates more than 2,000 Christians studying to be Christian leaders. They need a professor to teach theology and discipleship courses focused on engaging the heart and the head, to see students develop deep, rich relationships with Jesus. See the full opportunity.
- At least a master’s level of theological education
- Heart for discipleship
- Language acquisition skills
- More detailed requirements on each listing’s page
Length: Long-term (3+ years), mid-term (9 months – 2 years), short-term (up to 9 months as individual or group)
Tags: Discipleship, School,
Reference Number: 22564 (Southeast Asia), 23477 (Bolivia), 11008 (Zimbabwe), 19638 (Papua)
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Your coach will help you explore possibilities that fit your skills and interests, as well as answering all your questions about TEAM. If we’re not the right fit, we’ll try to point you to the next best steps in your missionary journey.
Unreached People Groups – Multiple Nations
Unreached and least-reached communities are tucked away all over the world — even in countries with a large and longstanding missionary presence. On almost every continent, TEAM works to identify those who have little or no opportunity to hear about Jesus. And we need all kinds of skills, giftings and passions to reach them.
Help plant churches in remote Japan, where few people have heard the Gospel. Or serve as an entrepreneurial advisor to hard working Chadians. Use your athletic skill to build relationships with teenagers after school. Connect with Thai artists by teaching art classes and organizing art shows. Or teach English at an urban center in South Asia.
Visit our Unreached People Groups page to see all our opportunities!
Guesthouse Host – Japan
Do you love hosting others? Use your gift for hospitality to minister to others — and fuel them for other ministries around Japan. TEAM Center is a guesthouse and meeting place for people doing ministry throughout Japan. As a host, you’ll manage room reservations, cook meals for guests, supervise housekeepers, maintain the garden and more. You’ll create an atmosphere of rest for weary missionaries and give space for creativity during TEAM meetings. You’ll get to foster fellowship and give spiritual encouragement as missionaries recharge for the work ahead of them.
American Football Player – Prague, Czech Republic
American football is gaining popularity in Prague, and it’s opening doors to share the Gospel. As a football player, you’ll get to play and serve alongside experienced missionaries who are passionate about reaching a nation that’s 90 percent atheist. You’ll get to model Christlike love for players who may never have seen it before. For some players, it will be the opening to thinking about spiritual things for the first time in their lives.
Learn from a missionary who has worked with a local Prague team for more than 10 years, and see young men come to know Jesus through American football. Off the field, you’ll be connected to and serve with a local church and missional community. As players come to church for the first time, you’ll get to disciple and encourage them to follow Christ.
Ethnotourist – Southeast Asia
As an ethnotourist you’ll visit Southeast Asian villages with unreached people groups in order to explore the culture and to build relationships. This will allow for follow-up conversations with an established long-term ministry in the area.
You will learn about unreached peoples and be trained in the principles of disciple-making movements. Using the platform of being an ethnotourist, you will arrive at a beautiful seaside camping resort where you’ll receive training in a community setting (shared meals, sleeping quarters, etc). From there you will make two separate village exposure trips, about three days each, where you will stay in village homes in two different Muslim villages.