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Temple Baptist Church

Senior/Lead pastor

Temple Baptist Church
Portland, Oregon, United States

Date Posted: 02/03/2013
Categories: Senior Pastor
Denominations: Baptist
Church Size: 151 to 250
Job Type: Full-Time

Job Description:

Church Information
Temple Baptist Church
Baptist (member of ConvergeNW)
Portland, OR

General Description
Our new pastor should be prepared to lead our church, which is emerging from more
than eighteen months of transitional introspection and growth. We are looking for God’s
man to help us accomplish the mission to which He has called us. He should be a team
builder, who can empower, equip and then release us to do the work of ministry. He
should have a firm commitment to preaching the Word of God and applying it to our
lives and also possess skills in conflict resolution and building relationships. The
successful candidate will display a passion for spiritual development and a
demonstrated gift of expository teaching.


  • Work with Elders and other volunteer leaders to develop, mobilize, and accomplish the church mission
  • Supervise and coach other church staff members
  • Weekly preaching and leading of Sunday worship service
  • Be the spiritual leader, encourager, and primary communicator of the church mission to the congregation


  • A committed Christian with a vital and growing walk – a life changing experience with Jesus and a Spirit filled mission to make disciples
  • Meet the biblical qualifications of an Elder found in 1 Timothy 3:-7, Titus 1:6-9, 1 Peter 5:1-4
  • 5 years ministry experience
  • Seminary degree

Application Requirements
All applicants must download the full application packet found at
Application includes:

  • Cover letter
  • Resume
  • Personal profile and testimony
  • Professional and character references
  • Personal doctrinal statement
  • Completed answers to the questions in the following Pastoral Candidate Questionnaire
  • Two current audio or video sermons by web link, MP3 or CD
  • Optional manuscript or sermon notes, if desired

Returned via mail or email found in application packet.