Lead Pastor Part time

@ First Baptist Church Garden Lakes
  • Avondale , Arizona View on Map
  • Denomination: Baptist
  • Job Category: Pastor / Senior Pastor
  • Date Posted: June 8 2024
  • Application closes: September 30 2024
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    Job Description


    First and foremost, the Lead Pastor must demonstrate the character and teaching abilities described in passages Titus 1:5-9 and 1 Timothy 3:1-7. The chosen man shall be committed to shepherding as defined in 1 Peter 5:1-5.

    The Lead Pastor must have previous pastoral experience in a similar role which includes preaching experience, effective leadership, and ministry development.

    The Lead Pastor should have a deep understanding of and commitment to the Bible, orthodox Christian theology, and the Southern Baptist Faith and Message 2000.

    The Lead Pastor should have a theological or ministerial degree from an accredited seminary or equivalent collegiate education.

    The Lead Pastor must pass a background check prior to employment.


    In cooperation with the elders, the Lead Pastor will oversee the administration and management of church operations, including budgeting, financial planning, Christian preschool, and personnel management in the church office.

    The Lead Pastor will lead in planning worship liturgy to include expositional preaching, prayer, Scripture readings, congregational singing, and the ordinances.
    The Lead Pastor will collaborate with other Elders to conduct membership interviews, recommend candidates for the church’s affirmation of membership, and assist transitioning members with finding a new church home.

    The Lead Pastor will provide leadership to situations of church discipline, in accordance with Scripture (e.g., Matthew 18:15-20, 1 Corinthians 5:1-5).

    The Lead Pastor will facilitate and encourage spiritual growth and discipleship through the development and implementation of small group ministries, Bible studies, and other educational programs.

    In cooperation with the elders, the Lead Pastor will provide spiritual leadership and pastoral care to the congregation, visiting of the sick, counseling those in need, and fostering a culture of faith, love, and service.

    The Lead Pastor must abide by the church constitution & by laws.

    Send resume, references, and at least 3 video or audio sermons by email.

    Application closes: September 30, 2024

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