Lead Pastor Full Time

@ First Baptist Church Moriarty
  • Moriarty, New Mexico View on Map
  • Denomination: Baptist - SBC
  • Job Category: Pastor / Senior Pastor
  • Date Posted: 5 October 2021
  • Application closes: 31 January 2022
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Job Description

Job Overview The Senior Pastor God is choosing for First Baptist Church, Moriarty, NM will be a servant leader, with vision and passion for people and for God’s work through the local church. He will have strong communication skills (both in the pulpit and interpersonally), a delight in developing new leaders, a heart for personal evangelism and evangelism through community service, and the ability to inspire others to walk more deeply with our Creator. He will testify to a clear sense of God’s call to the pastoral ministry and strong sense of God’s leadership to pastor First Baptist Church, Moriarty.


  • The Senior Pastor must meet the New Testament requirements for office listed in 1 Timothy 3:1-7 and Titus 1:6-9
  • An ordained Southern Baptist minister who preaches expositional sermons.
  • A heart for outreach and in reach ·
  • A Masters of Divinity degree from an accredited Southern Baptist seminary desired

Formal Responsibilities The Senior Pastor shall be evangelistic in his preaching, visitation, and program, and missionary in spirit, seeking to lead the church in every area to carry out the “Great Commission.”

1. Leadership, Vision, and Administration

  • Seek God’s word and God’s leading for First Baptist Church, Moriarty
  • Collaborate with deacons and other church leaders to discern and communicate vision and direction
  • Lead, shepherd and develop the pastoral team and other support staff
  • Effectively identify and develop the gifts and talents of church staff and lay leaders
  • Inspire, influence and challenge the spiritual wellbeing of the congregation, so that they may glorify God in their public and private lives – both corporately and as individuals
  • Lead church staff meetings and encourage team ministry

2. Preach and Teach

  • Preach with both depth and breadth
    • a)     Depth – Doctrinally rich, Gospel-centered, authentic, heartfelt and encourages obedient response
    • b)     Breadth – Multigenerational, relational, and relevant
  • Lead the preparation and execution of vibrant and Biblical worship services inspired by the Holy Spirit

3. Set an Example

  • Model a life passionate for Jesus Christ and his kingdom
  • Model a heart committed to sharing the good news of Jesus and his love with a lost world and making disciples in accordance with Matthew 28:18-20
  • Model a life of personal reliance upon God: Father, Son and Holy Spirit
  • Demonstrate a deep love for people and model discipleship by teaching and leading in the context of God-honoring relationships
Application closes: January 31, 2022

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