Blackstone Baptist Church is prayerfully seeking a Senior Pastor with the qualities of a Godly shepherd and spiritual leader; one who will mentor the lay leadership.
We envision our Senior Pastor to be someone who:
• Is anointed by God and called to preach the word of God through Bible based sermons that humbly shepherd our church and evangelize our people.
• Models a life passionate for Jesus Christ and maintains a personal relationship with our Lord and Savior through prayer, confession, Bible study, and obedience to the will and mission of God.
• Considers visitation an important part of ministry
• Is an equipping pastor who leads the Body to discover and use our spiritual gifts for ministry.
• Communicates well and is able to bring people together in support of the missions of the church.
• Demonstrates a deep love for people and models discipleship by teaching, humility and leading.
• Builds relationships that support and sustain the work of the church.
• Leads vision casting efforts bathed in prayer to chart short-and-long-term plans and objectives.
• Models behavior of a peacemaker and develops members who resolve conflicts.
• Encourages members to action, seeks to reach the lost, and ministers to the Body as a whole.
• Encourages involvement of every church member in missions and outreach.
After prayerful consideration, if the Lord is leading you to apply, please APPLY ONLINE or submit a resumé and cover letter to:
Blackstone Baptist Church
Pastor Search Committee
405 South Main Street
Blackstone, VA 23824
About Blackstone Baptist Church:
Blackstone is a small, rural community in south-central Virginia. We are about one hour south of Richmond. The area has affordable housing and a cost of living below the national average. We have an active military post of about 47,000 acres which includes training facilities for military, state police and a new government security compound.
BBC is a Baptist Church with a strong commitment to missions and we subscribe to the 1963 Baptist Faith and Message. We have an average Sunday morning attendance of 40 in our worship service. Our current ministries include spiritual training, prayer, worship services and fellowship for our congregation, Women’s Missionary Union, Operation Inasmuch and various local mission projects. We have several mission teams to support activities like transportation to medical appointments, a small jobs ministry and a bereavement ministry team.
Loving God, Serving Others, Sharing Christ and Growing in Faith.