2022 SLT Leadership Opportunities

A part of serving on State Lead Team is choosing a leadership service opportunity. You will select your top two choices from the following options on Tuesday of the Summit.

Texas Freshman Summer Internship (2 students)

Term of service: June 1 - July 20, 2022, based in the Dallas / Fort Worth area

The Texas Freshmen interns will spend the summer helping graduating high school seniors make connections to continue their spiritual journey in college. This project will include:

  • Serving as Team Leader for Khaki School at 6 sessions of Super Summer on campuses across Texas. Super Summer is a teaching ministry hidden in a camp that supports churches by teaching students 8th grade through college freshmen to know and share the Gospel. The program includes three teaching sessions each day that are focused on learning different elements of the Gospel, morning small and large group team dynamics and evening session-wide worship led by a guest speaker and worship leader. Texas Freshman interns will serve as small group discussion leaders for college freshmen. In addition to leading small groups they are responsible for serving students in sessions, in group dynamics, during meals, and in the dorms.
  • Making campus connections through data entry and online communication with incoming students and BSM Directors and church leaders
  • Engaging students through social media outlets for TXBSM and Texas Freshmen
  • Representing TXBSM at other events, camps, etc. as needed during the summer
  • Interviews will be held after Summit via Zoom

Texas Baptist Christian Life Commission Hunger & Care Intern (1 student)

Term of service: February - December 2022

The CLC Hunger & Care Intern will work with over 100 different ministries across Texas & the world committed to alleviating poverty, community development, and holistic transformation in the name of Jesus Christ. You will follow the ministries reports and share their success and victories through our social media channels, write blogs about Hunger & Care ministries, and get to visit with Hunger & Care ministries. Skills needed: social media skills (Instagram / Facebook/ Twitter), good communication skills, writing, and basic knowledge of Word / Excel / Google platforms. Bilingual is preferred but not required.

Texas Baptist Christian Life Commission Communications Intern (1 student)

Term of service: February - December 2022

Do you love Micah 6:8? The CLC is committed to putting faith to practice through seeking justice, loving kindness, and challenging believers to walk humbly with God. As a communications intern, you will get to engage with all three branches of the work of the CLC (public policy / community ministry / ethics & justice). You will learn about the work each branch does and then create engaging and exciting content to share on social media. The communications intern will also have the opportunity to write blog posts and record videos on issues that are (1) connected to the mission and work of the CLC and (2) of special interest to the intern. Skills needed: social media skills (Instagram / Facebook / Twitter), organization skills, good communication skills, writing, and basic knowledge of Word / Excel / Google platforms. Bilingual is preferred but not required.

Texas Baptist African American Ministries Intern

Term of Service: TBA

Work alongside key leaders and pastors as they help churches to reach their communities with the gospel through leadership events, camps and other opportunities.

Go Now Missions

Use your leadership skills to serve as a 10 week or impact (2-4 week) missionary on one of these strategic projects.

SUMMER

Bridge the Globe Cultural Learner
Service Dates: May 29 - July 21, 2022; Orientation: May 20 - 22, 2022
Location: North Africa

Share Truth with English-speaking college students through our cultural exchange program. You’ll spend your weeks building relationships with those students through Arabic study with a local helper, in mentorship with a long-term worker, volunteering your time to serve locals, and exploring the sights and sounds. Regular seminars will be held to expand your understanding of local history, culture, and religion.

Collegian to a Collegian
Service Dates: May 24 - July 22, 2022; Orientation: May 20 - 22, 2022
Location: South Asia

Get to massive lostness! Would you be willing to hit the streets and reach college campuses? Do you care about the next generation? You will take on the role of university students reaching university students.

Elevate Church Planting
Service Dates: June 1 - July 30, 2022; Orientation: May 20 - 22, 2022
Location: Loveland, Colorado

Come to the fastest growing area Colorado to help plant the Gospel with two new church plants that focus on young professionals and young families. We utilize servant and relational evangelism, home Bible study fellowships, and scouting. You will learn to identify spiritually open people by applying the “persons of peace” strategy in Luke and how to ask common-ground questions to gain understanding by hearing the person’s story and then sharing God’s story.

Restorative Justice Chaplain Intern
Service Dates: June 1 - July 31, 2022; Orientation: May 20 - 22, 2022
Location: Stuart, Florida

This is a unique opportunity that combines ministering to the inmates as well as the local youth and college students. If you are considering or investigating chaplaincy, this gives you a chance to experience this type of ministry while being mentored by the Correctional Chaplain.

True North
Service Dates: June 16 - July 22, 2022; Orientation: May 20 - 22, 2022
Location: Toronto, Canada

Lead North African and Middle Eastern peoples to the True Way! A significant portion of your summer will be dedicated to ethnographic mapping of immigrants from North Africa and Middle East in the neighborhoods and nearby cities of the Greater Toronto Area in Canada. You will prayer walk and have opportunities to engage in conversations that lead to opportunities to share the Gospel.

Urban Jungle
Service Dates: May 24 - July 15, 2022; Orientation: May 20 - 22, 2022
Location: Easter Europe

In an area with 150,000 university students and a city of over 2 million people, the possibilities are endless. You will help a newly created student organization with outreach events like trivia nights, game nights, and weekly broad Gospel-sowing activities in order to meet people and start a relationship with them. You will have the chance to help in home group Bible studies and be a part of a team reaching out to an area that is less than .01% evangelical.

Youth Ministry Team
Service Dates: May 30 - July 21, 2022; Orientation: May 20 - 222, 2022
Location: Chile

Serving alongside the IMB team in Santiago, You will develop friendships with youth for the purpose of making disciples through intentional English conversations, sports/recreation, or other activities in local schools.

IMPACT

Campus Outreach Team
Service Dates: July 3 - 23, 2022; Orientation: May 20 - 22, 2022
Location: Syracuse, New York

Join our campus staff as we reach out to new students with summer events and follow-up Gospel appointments. You will also prayer walk several local colleges that have little or no Gospel presence. In Upstate New York, there are many colleges that do not have campus ministries or churches engaging the colleges. We hope to offer training and encouragement for local churches.

Evangelism Catalyst
Service Dates: June 1 - 29, 2022; Orientation: May 20 - 22, 2022
Location: England

Come join church planters, Journeymen, and local partners to reach out to, plan events for, and disciple university students who come from across the globe! Engage with and build relationships with students in order to help guide them from lost to found as the Holy Spirit works. You will do this through gathering and grouping contacts for events, leading Discovery Bible Studies, and having intentional discipleship relationships!

For information and requirements for each position go to www.gonowmissions.com. Application Deadline for Summer, Impact, and Fall Semester Missions is February 1, 2022. Discovery Weekend for Summer and Impact Missions is February 11-13, 2022.

Bounce Summer Intern

Term of service: starts June 1, 2022 and lasts approximately 8 weeks

Join the BOUNCE collegiate staff to assist in mobilizing middle school, high school, and college students for the purpose of long-term disaster recovery and church planting. You will travel as a part of the 4-person team to assist BOUNCE Coordinators in the implementation of 6 missions throughout the summer. Some 1-day training experiences may be required in the spring. Contact David Scott at david.scott[at]txb.org or call 214-828-5123 for details.

Positions Available:

  • Administrative Mission Specialist (AMS)
  • Audio/Visual Specialist (AVS)
  • Communication & Missions Specialist (CMS)

Perks: paid summer positions, all expenses paid, paid week off, great ministry experience.

Texas BSM Representatives

As a TXBSM Lead Team member you will serve as a representative at one of the following annual events: WMU Annual Meeting and Missions Celebration, Congreso, African American Fellowship Conference, Youth + Next Gen Conclave, and the Texas Baptist Annual Meeting, and others as needed.

SLT Leadership Challenge

Already have a job this summer? Are you going to be on campus taking classes? We’re challenging you to show your leadership this summer in whatever opportunity you pursue. Go the extra mile for someone you work with; start a summer Bible study for coworkers; set a personal goal for sharing the Gospel; help your BSM/church reach out to incoming freshmen in a new way. This is a great opportunity to pair with Go Now Mission Lab, and the possibilities are endless! Then we want to hear about it in August. Share your story with us on the TXBSM Instagram or via email.

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