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Berean Baptist Church

Pastor of Personal and Congregational Devotion

Berean Baptist Church
Mansfield, Ohio, United States

Date Posted: 05/01/2013
Categories: Worship Pastor
Denominations: Baptist
Church Size: 1001 to 1500
Job Type: Full-Time

Job Description:

We are seeking a full-time pastor to lead us to deeper devotion to Jesus by equipping us in music and the fine arts.  This man should have a heart for souls, pastoral gifts, musical abilities and interest in the fine arts as worship mediums.




[1] A mature Christian consistently growing deeper in his faith

[2] A growing love for Jesus, for people and for Berean Baptist Church

[3] Relates well to people of all ages in formal and informal settings

[4] Past success in leading worship, encouraging spiritual development and use of fine arts in worship

[5] Pastoral training and gifts to shepherd, lead and administrate

[6] Shows evidence of submission to authority and desire for unity

[7] A passion to see people become more devoted to Christ daily

[8] A passion for seeing God's people worshipping together

[9] 1-2 years minimum experience in leading worship at a large church preferred



Shepherd (Soul Care)


          Cast a clear vision for worship, creative expression and deeper devotion to God

          Create an ethos of grace and godliness

          Create a culture that values deeper devotion to Jesus


          Lead congregational worship on Sundays and Wednesdays

          Recruit and develop volunteers for worship and fine arts

          Regularly create small and large group opportunities that develop deeper devotion to God

          Counseling, visitation


          Participate in correction and church discipline


Elder (Spiritual Leadership)

          Maintain godly heart attitude of humility, repentance, submission, teachability and service

          Take scheduled times for listening to God

          Be an example of prayerfulness, perseverance, and reliance on the Holy Spirit

          Give wise guidance to congregation and ministry volunteers

          Build unity among leaders

          Discover and develop interns in worship ministry


Overseer (Administration)

          Attend weekly pastors meetings and monthly staff lunches

          Chair Worship Leadership Team and report to pastors monthly

          Oversee Devotional Life budget

          Oversee Devotional Life administrative assistant

          Oversee Arts & Drama Director

          Oversee ushers/greeters/welcome team

          Additional administration according to gifts and church needs


Salary and Benefits

          Full time (45-50 hours/week)

          Salary Range ($45,000 - $50,000) based on education and experience

          Mileage, book allowance, professional development

          Medical and retirement

          Vacation, sick days, personal days