First Baptist Church Madison (FBCM) is seeking a senior pastor. We are seeking a visionary leader who can help us continue our
recovery from the attendance drop we experienced during the pandemic, and who can help us reach young singles and parents in the 25 to 40 age group.
The candidate must be a baptized believer, rooted and grounded in the Word of God, and dedicated to reaching the world for Christ and building spiritually for God’s service. The candidate must possess impeccable values, character, and integrity
– The candidate must be a licensed, ordained Baptist minister with at least 10 years of experience as a pastor, associate pastor or other ministerial leadership position.
– The candidate must have experience supervising a staff and leading a congregation to fulfill church goals, mission and values.
– Experience developing outreach programs for young adults preferred.
Responsibilities & Skills:
– Superior communication in delivering biblically-sound sermons.
– Articulate a vision for the church that emphasizes and inspires continuous spiritual growth and development.
– Encourage members to use their God-given gifts and talents in living for and serving Christ.
– Promote evangelism beyond the walls of the church.
– Promote and lead in discipleship and growing our members in maturity in Christ.
– Promote unity between the church, the community, and other local churches and Christian organizations.
– Provide management oversight to church staff, ministries, programs, finances, and administration.
– Develop and train staff and church leaders in performing assigned responsibilities.
– Collaborate with church leadership on decisions and manage the varied resources of the congregation with effectiveness and efficiency.
– Plan and conduct worship services, serve as the lead in the observance of ordinances, and conduct and teach in weekly prayer meetings and Bible study.
– Provide pastoral counseling, preside over church business meetings, perform wedding ceremonies, conduct funerals, and perform children’s dedications.
– Continue studying and learning through books, conferences, and seminars.
– Visit the sick and homebound.