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Lone Oak Baptist Church

Senior Pastor

Lone Oak Baptist Church
Energy, Illinois, United States

Date Posted: 10/07/2013
Categories: Senior Pastor
Denominations: Baptist
Church Size: 351 to 500
Job Type: Full-Time

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


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: