The Senior Pastor reports directly to the Church. He is responsible for establishing the vision and general direction of the Church. He oversees the teaching of the Word of God and is charged to preserve the Articles of Faith of the Church. He oversees the general ministry of the Church, protects the overall welfare of the Church, and is responsible for leading the Church. The Senior Pastor oversees the work of the Professional Staff. He is to work in coordination with and seek the counsel of the Deacons and Personnel Committees in a manner consistent with the purpose of the Church. The Senior Pastor shall serve as President of the Corporation.