• 6-12 month program
  • Full time, Paid Internship (between 20-40 hours depending upon work situation)
  • Experience with two ministries while a part of the Intern Leader Development Program
  • Assigned mentor bi-weekly meeting
  • Leader Development Program overseen by TJ Morelli and Gary Runn 


  • Bachelor's degree 
  • 1-4 years of ministry exposure
  • Ability to secure own housing within Austin


For more information, contact TJ Morelli

To apply for the Intern Leader Development Program, email your resume to TJ Morelli.



TJ and his wife, Rachel, have been attending ARBC since 2001. They have three kids, Jake, Emma, and Thomas. TJ grew up in Pittsburgh, PA and went to college in NY at the United States Military Academy at West Point. Upon graduation, he served as an Engineer Officer in the U.S. Army. After separating from the service, he ran a business for just over 13 years prior to coming on staff at the Ridge in 2010. TJ has a passion for marriages, for children, and most importantly, for showing Christ to those who are thirsting. He and Rachel love being involved in ministry at the Ridge and feel blessed to be a part of the amazing things God is doing at the church and in community.


Gary is a redeemed soul trying to stay on track. He is an only child who was born in Kansas, raised in Alabama, and has lived in Tennessee, Oklahoma, Texas, and Florence, Italy. He graduated from the University of Alabama (Roll Tide!) with a BS in Finance and an MBA degree. He also graduated with honors from Trinity Evangelical Divinity School with a Masters of Divinity degree. He has been on the staff of Cru for over 30 years. He is married to an amazing woman named Carrie. They now live in Austin, Texas and serve with Cru, trusting God for the cities of the U.S. and the world–especially the Millennial generation.

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