The Lead Pastor will be a man who meets the qualifications of an elder found in scripture. God will call this man to preach, gather, and equip the saints for ministry.
The ideal personality for this role would be someone comfortable in a city environment working with a church mostly made up of young families and college students. The Lead Pastor will work alongside current leadership teams to clarify, develop and execute a whole-church vision of making disciples whom Jesus is transforming for the good of the city. As the leader of the teaching team, he will serve a member of our teaching team, and he will serve as the primary preaching voice at Anchor church while equipping and empowering other members of the teaching team. The lead pastor is comfortable with problem-solving and values teamwork.
A Gospel-centred preacher who combines expositional insight, theological knowledge, cultural awareness, and pastoral care. Can gather and shepherd the church through the pulpit.
Meets the qualification for an elder found in 1 Timothy 3:1-7.
Big-picture thinker who can see and understand the needs of the culture, congregation and how the church can grow to meet both.
Desires to be part of a team, collaborating and learning from other strong leaders.
Is excited about camaraderie, spiritual fellowship and larger kingdom impact, which is demonstrated by a willingness to work with other leaders.
Loves people by listening, learning and understanding them.
Energized by the potential for the church in the city of Regina.
Has a heart and mind attuned to the lost, preaching, and pastoring with a passion for evangelism.
Has a regular personal rhythm of prayer and listening to the Spirit to discern the Lord’s heart, mind and direction.
Has doctrinal, convictional, and cultural alignment with Anchor Church and our ministry partners (Acts 29 and SKMB).
IEDUCATION AND EXPERIENCE
Post-secondary degree or diploma is not required; candidates with biblical studies experience are preferred.
Biblical and theological aptitude and a strong desire for continued growth in those areas.
A solid track record serving in a leadership position within the local church.
Proven experience leading and developing others.
Experience caring for and shepherding others.
Hours: Full-time (40 hours per week)
Salary range: Depending on experience.
Four weeks Paid Time Off with a floating week between Christmas and New Year; Health insurance package that includes dental, prescriptions and vision; Defined contribution pension plan; Paid three-month sabbatical every five years.