KINGDOM LEADERS WANTED AND NEEDED! To see a fruitful harvest requires leadership that can effectively plant and water the gospel.  Our Equip – leadership initiatives are designed to come alongside busy ministry leaders and help them pursue a faith-filled vision of the future.  We seek to develop servant leaders who have the clarity and courage to grow and multiply disciples.

KAIROS COACHING – Coaching is a leadership discipline of asking powerful questions and actively listening. This four month qualification process includes live training, triad coaching, observation and feedback. This journey is offered both in the Spring and Fall.  Click here to see an overview of Kairos Coaching.

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RENEW{JAX} – We believe that healthy congregations are led by leaders who are being renewed and on a journey with others. RenewJax provides a one-year renewal process for congregational leaders to determine the right next step with a coalition of leaders around them. RenewJax also provides the coaching and pastor peer support along the way to maximize the congregation’s impact. For more details contact







VACATION BIBLE SCHOOL LEADERSHIP TRAINING – Each year, the JBA trains hundreds of church leaders in summer evangelistic children’s missions.  This training is conducted by trained and experienced leaders who have a passion for reaching and discipling children and their families.  Click here to see a recap of last year’s training.

CUSTOMIZED CHURCH BASED TRAINING – We stand ready to provide customized church-based leadership development events and workshops focused and designed to meet your needs.  From understanding your community to deacon leadership to Sunday School events, our desire is to provide just-in-time resources to the specific needs of your church.  Please connect with us to discuss your leadership development needs.

PASTORS’ LUNCH & LEARN – Periodic opportunities for pastors to connect with other church leaders and hear from an experienced practitioners that help them grow as servant leaders. Check the JBA Calendar for the next scheduled time to meet.

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WALTER L BROWN MUSIC SCHOLARSHIP – This scholarship is available to persons who are: (1) pursuing an undergraduate or graduate degree in the field of music/worship with the intent to serve in a church setting, (2) a member of a JBA church, and (3) using the scholarship funds solely for college-related expenditures. Applications are due no later than May 31st. Click here to download the application.