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Lakewood Park Baptist Church

Senior Pastor

Lakewood Park Baptist Church
Auburn, Indiana, United States

Date Posted: 04/09/2014
Categories: Senior Pastor
Denominations: Baptist
Church Size: 251 to 350
Job Type: Full-Time

Job Description:




Job Title: Senior Pastor                


Reports to: Elder Board


Level: Staff Leadership Team


Type of Position: Full Time                                         


Hours: 40+ hours per week (including worship services)


Role Vision: To serve as the spiritual leader and lay out a clear and compelling vision and purpose for the local church that is as founded in the scripture and lead the people in God’s desired function of the church inside and outside the walls


Shepherd the Flock – John 10: 3-4, 14

  • Developing loving relationships within the church; given to hospitality
  • Modeling Christ-likeness
  • Earning credibility and trust of the flock
  • Praying for the flock
  • Helping and caring in crisis and danger
  • Seeking and discipling new sheep; evangelism and discipleship


Preaching and Teaching – I Timothy 3: 2; I Peter 5: 2

  • Study of the Word and prayer
  • Sermon development and delivery
  • commitment to the complete sufficiency of scripture
  • progressive revelation/dispensational hermeneutic that places an emphasis on expository preaching with systematic theology/doctrine that is both practical and relevant to today’s culture
  • Specialized teaching


Overseer of the Ministry – I Timothy 3: 4-5; I Peter 5: 2

  • Short term management (daily)
  • Work with leadership team: executive team and elders
  • Work in conjunction with the Lakewood Park Christian School and Early Learning Ministry directors and boards
  • Manage pastoral staff, administrative teams and other employees
  • Oversee budget and expenditures
  • Oversee and work with ministry leaders
  • Be a non-voting member of all committees and boards
  • Long term development
  • Corporate vision casting with leadership team
  • Strategic planning and goal setting process with the leadership team
  • Staff, budget, and facility development with the leadership team
  • Ephesians 4 model of ministry


      Leadership Development Mentoring – 2 Timothy 2: 2; Ephesians 4: 11-12

  • Identifying, hiring and mentoring pastoral staff team
  • Mentoring and leading the church leadership team
  • Identifying and mentoring new leaders in the church for key ministry leadership roles
  • Identifying and mentoring believers for full-time ministry
  • Equipping believers for ministry
  • Development of ministry stewardship principles



Thank you for your interest in the Senior Pastor position available at Lakewood Park Baptist Church.  Please provide the following information for our search team to review.


  • Personal  testimony of salvation
  • Personal statement of faith
  • Personal philosophy of ministry
  • A detailed resume
  • Education
  • Date of Ordination
  • Years of experience
  • Ministries of which you have served
  • Successful programs you have led
  • Areas of ministry leadership
  • Trainings you have led

5 References: Include at least 3 of the four below:

  • Fellow pastor with whom you have served
  • Elder and/or deacon
  • A mentor (past or present)
  • Another member or your present church

For questions or concerns you can contact Office Administrator, Jeannie Johnson at 260.925.2006 ext. 126 or email at