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Lone Oak Baptist Church

Energy, Illinois, United States

Date Posted:
Senior Pastor
Church Size:
351 to 500
Job Type:
Lone Oak Baptist Church
Job Description:

Lone Oak Baptist Church is accepting resumes for Senior Pastor.  Lone Oak is located in Southern Illinois and has a congregation of 300+ members who enjoy traditional worship services.  We are not affiliated with the Southern Baptist or any other Baptist organization. We are a growing church praying for God's guidance to find the man He has already chosen to lead us.  The pastor is to be the spiritual leader of the church.  This includes preaching the Word of God and performing all the scriptural duties of the office (1Tim 3:1-7,Acts 20:28, Titus 1:6-9,1Peter 5:2-3)


The pastor should:

-Commit to be a person after God's own heart.

-Motivate and train members and ministry team leaders.

-Be responsible for discipleship, evangelism, and outreach.

-Be the primary expositor of God's Word in the congregation.

-Model the application of God's word to one's personal life.

-Provide oversight for worship services.

-Provide pastoral counseling.

-Oversee weddings, funerals, baptisms.

-Possess strong preaching, teaching, leadership, and discipleship skills.

-Ideally possess a minimum of 3 years of pastoral experience in an established church.

-Live an exemplary life based on clear biblical principles.

-Support and commit to the Lone Oak Baptist Church Constitution and By-Laws which can be read at loneoakbc.com.


Application Procedures

All interested applicants should submit the following documents;

-Cover letter including your Biblical Belief statement.

-Current resume

-Sermon sample

-Copy of Ministerial and Ordination license

-Copies of diplomas, degrees and/or certificates

-Any other supporting documents you may wish to submit.


-Backgroud check required for all finalists


To: Lone Oak Baptist Church

ATTN: Pastor Search Committee

809 Ryan Drive

Energy, IL 62933

or email to: smccluskie@frontier.com

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Lone Oak Baptist Church

Our members believe that the Bible is the inspired and infallible WORD OF GOD. We believe in the VIRGIN BIRTH of the LORD JESUS CHRIST. We believe in the deity of the LORD JESUS CHRIST. The members believe in HIS SINLESS LIFE, HIS VICARIOUS DEATH AND HIS GLORIOUS BODILY RESURRECTION FROM THE DEAD. The members believe that a NEW BIRTH EXPERIENCE is necessary if a man is ever to see God. We believe that JESUS IS COMING AGAIN some glorious day to catch away HIS BRIDE. The members believe in the GREAT COMMISSION. "IT IS THE SPIRIT THAT QUICKENETH; More...