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Thrive Church

Executive Pastor

Thrive Church
Katy, Texas, United States

Date Posted: 12/02/2015
Categories: Associate Pastor - Executive Pastor - Other Pastor
Denominations: Non-Denominational
Church Size: 501 to 750
Job Type: Full-Time

Job Description:

Thrive Community Church (TCC) began on April 9th 2009, in a Jr High School in Katy TX. From day one, the mission of TCC has always been to "make it easy for people to find and follow Jesus Christ."  Our desire is to teach people how to live the Christian life according to the Bible, and to help people through the hard times in life. TCC gathers in large group celebrations for worship and in groups for discipleship, connection, prayer, and ministry.


In light of the increasing size and scope of Thrive Community Church and its operations, the addition of more ministry personnel, and the necessity for the Senior Pastor to focus attention on the overall vision and direction of the church, the position of Executive Pastor has been designed with overall responsibility for advancing the vision and mission of TCC through the oversight of all church ministries and support functions. The role complements the evangelistic, pastor-teacher spiritual gifts of the Senior Pastor and partners with him and the staff to achieve the key objectives of the church. 


The Executive Pastor will be a seasoned leader who will provide organization leadership and whose focus is on the day-to-day business and ministry operations of the church.  He will possess a passion for mentoring, developing leaders and shepherding staff members in the implementation of the church vision. His counsel will be sought to help shape and manage the strategies developed by the Senior Pastor and staff. To summarize, the purpose of the Executive Pastor is to increase the effectiveness of the church’s leadership collectively and in their respective ministries, while ensuring the alignment of ministry and business operations with the overall vision and strategic direction of the church.


The successful candidate will hold a bachelors degree and graduate education at a masters level and/or extensive relevant and current leadership experience in church administration, ministry, or non-profit management. They will also possess a minimum of seven years experience in a executive church leadership role or seven years of experience working directly under the executive pastor at a church of similar DNA.


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The successful candidate will have:

  • A minimum of 7 years of experience as a senior leader in a corporate or church environment
  • Previous Executive Pastor experience a plus
  • A divinity or biblical studies degree or equivalent experience
  • Proven track record of effective leadership, judgment, and above reproach character
  • An advanced degree or equivalent experience would be a plus  


Compensation and Benefits commensurate with experience and qualifications

Interested parties should forward a complete application packet to including the following:

  1. Cover letter with general background information
  2. Current resume
  3. List of three references
  4. Introductory video (2 minutes max) explaining why this position would be your next right step and why you would excel at Thrive

For more information regarding this position, please email


All offers of employment are subject to successful completion of reference and background checks.