Lake Hazel Bible Church is a wonderful family of believers located in southwest Boise, Idaho. Beginning as a small group Bible study in the mid 1970’s, LHBC was officially incorporated as a Church in 1976. For several years it existed as a small country church on the outskirts of Boise. But over the last 10-15 years this area has experienced great growth and the church is now surrounded by hundreds of new homes and sub-divisions.
Currently, 160 men, women, and children call LHBC their home and are anxiously waiting to see who the Lord will provide to serve as their next Pastor! Our current Pastor came to us in January of 2007 as a full-time Missionary and will be leaving us this January to plant a church in the Austin, Texas area. He is very much loved and is leaving on excellent terms with the church.
WHO WE ARE LOOKING FOR:
- A man who meets the qualifications listed in 1 Timothy 3 and Titus 1.
- A man who loves people and is transparent and real and able to connect and relate to people of various backgrounds and personality types.
- A man who is passionate about the expository preaching & teaching of God’s Word in a way that is relevant to our lives today.
- A man who has both a vision and a strategy to 1) Effectively reach people in the community with the Gospel of Jesus Christ, 2) Assimilate people from the community into the Body-life of the church, 3) Equip and make disciples who, in turn, make disciples, 4) See that all those in our church family are shepherded and cared for, 5) Skillfully lead church leaders and ministry directors towards fulfilling our purpose and vision.
- A man with at least five years’ experience serving as either a senior pastor or an associate pastor working on a church staff.
- A man who is Dispensational in theology with a minimum of a Bachelor’s degree in Bible/Theology. A Master’s degree from a recognized seminary is preferred.
THINGS A PROSPECTIVE PASTOR WOULD WANT TO KNOW ABOUT THE CHURCH:
- We are an Elder-led church where the Pastor serves as “First among equals”.
- Our worship is a blend of traditional hymns and contemporary praise and worship songs. Currently we have a pianist, a guitarist, a man who plays drums and guitar, a man who plays bass guitar and cello, a flutist, and six singers who make up our worship team.
- We have children’s and adult Sunday School on Sunday mornings along with a Children’s Church program during the morning worship time. We do not have a Sunday evening or mid-week service as we encourage our people to be involved in a small group ministry.
- We have a small Youth Group ministry that meets on Sunday evenings.
- We have monthly Men’s and Women’s ministry activities.
- Our staff includes the pastor and one part-time volunteer secretary.
- Our church website: www.lakehazelbible.org
Boise is a beautiful city in southwest Idaho with a population of approximately 210,000 people and a metropolitan area of over 600,000. We are just a short drive away from some of the most beautiful country in the U.S. with world-class fishing, hunting, and kayaking and have great skiing and snowboarding just 40 minutes up the mountain! The state of Idaho is second only to Alaska in the amount of Public Access Wilderness and is an outdoorsman’s dream.
At this time, the church is able to offer a salary of $35k a year. This does not include benefits. As the church grows and the Lord provides, we are committed to make caring for our pastor and his family a priority and will eagerly increase salary and add health insurance, retirement funding, and ministry expense accounts.
HOW TO APPLY:
- Send a resume with a current picture of you and your family along with at least two recent sermons (audio/DVD format) to our Pastor Search Committee:
Pastor Search Committee
Lake Hazel Bible Church
11710 W. Lake Hazel Road
Boise, ID 83709
Email it to: firstname.lastname@example.org
To apply for this job opening, please first post your resume.
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