Company: Bethel Baptist Church
Posted on: January 12, 2022
Bethel Baptist Church Senior Pastor
Reports to: Deacons
Position Status: Full Time
The Pastor is responsible to the church for proclaiming the gospel
of Jesus Christ, teaching Biblical doctrines, leading people into a
growing relationship with Jesus Christ, using his skills in
administrative leadership, and engaging in pastoral care ministries
to meet the needs of the congregation and in the community. This
role will include biblical teaching, leading and partnering with
church members, and supporting families.
Minimum Training and Experience:
We seek a man of strong faith and a growing relationship with
Christ, with a Bachelors Degree in Christian Ministry (or
equivalent) or a Master of Divinity Degree (preferred), and
experience in evangelism.
Born again believer (resulting from conviction by the Word of God,
repentance, assurance of forgiveness, and submission to Christ),
with subsequent believers baptism; currently living a
Christ-centered life through the leading of the Holy Spirit, having
a good reputation for Christian conduct and character.
Called to the pastoral ministry and evangelism, with demonstrated
tenacity in following the call.
Spiritual and personal life based on Biblical standards (1 Timothy
1:3-7, 1 Timothy 3:1-12, Titus 1:5-9, 1 Peter 5:1-4).
Operate with accountability, authenticity, integrity, and caring,
praying for and building up volunteers, church family, and
Skilled communicator, able to maintain communication with church
Ability and heart to teach scripture in both a larger collective
setting and individually.
Willingness to personally adhere to and represent the Statement of
Faith and Church Covenant of Bethel Baptist Church.
Comfortable visiting people where they are including cornfields,
cow barns, riding in tractors, and farm trucks.
Duties - Responsibilities:
Prepare for and conduct worship services, baptisms and communion
services, and lead the church in proclaiming the gospel to the
Motivate, equip, and nurture the congregation through example,
preaching, teaching Gods Word, and spiritual counseling.
Provide leadership and vision for the church, through prayer and
the leading of the Holy Spirit.
Provide leadership in planning education programs for the
Serve as a leader in seeking to win the unsaved; lead the
membership in soul winning training; plan and promote periods of
evangelistic emphasis for the unsaved and renewal for
Participate in evangelism efforts through preaching and giving
invitations during worship services, revivals and other special
services, visitation, and other outreach efforts.
Spend significant time in personal prayer and Bible study.
Officiate at weddings and funerals; perform pastoral counseling for
pre-marriage, grief management, addiction recovery, family and
marriage, as requested.
Work with Deacons, Trustees, Christian Ed., Missions, and other
committees in their respective duties.
Visit members and prospects and lead the membership in a visitation
program; facilitate the contact/visitation of hospitalized or
grieving church members.
Willing to participate in community activities with members of the
Provide monthly reports to the Deacons on ministry accomplishments
and activities. The Deacons will conduct an annual performance
evaluation and review of the compensation package.
The church understands that the Pastor will need to be flexible in
his schedule and be available as ministry needs occur, however, we
encourage the pastor to take two days off each week and two weeks
off each year.
Compensation includes housing and median salary of the area.
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