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Briggs Road Baptist Church

Columbus, Ohio, United States

Date Posted:
Senior Pastor
Baptist --SBC
Church Size:
251 to 350
Job Type:
Briggs Road Baptist Church
Job Description:

Please submit sermons or sermon samples in electronic format if possible, however, this is not required for consideration.

Principle Function: The Senior Pastor will serve the body of believers known as Briggs Road Baptist Church and will shepherd the church toward its purpose of developing and equipping disciples who are on mission to reach and save the lost.


Primary Duties:

  1. Work and Prayer
  • Study at a consistent depth for solid biblical teaching and preaching
  • Develop sermons and sermon series and provide sound biblical expository preaching/teaching with relevant application on Sunday mornings
  • Teach on Sunday evenings throughout the year
  • Lead the prayer/Bible Study meetings on Wednesday evenings
  • Conduct and/or participate in New Member Classes as needed
  • Be consistent in prayer for the church and lead the church in prayer
  1. Church Leadership
  • Maintain oversight of the ministries of the church
  • Work with church leadership to cast and communicate the vision for the church
  • Serve as an ex-officio member of committees
  • Serve as moderator for church Business Meetings
  • Shepherd the church staff
  • Lead in love as a servant leader and player coach
  • Represent BRBC in the local community
  1. Pastoral Care
  • Provide counseling to members of the church and others in the community
  • Oversee the counseling and decision ministry
  • Conduct weddings and funerals of church members
  • Assist the deacons with the execution of the benevolence ministry


  • A born again disciple of Jesus Christ, as evidenced by the fruit of a growing relationship with Christ
  • Maintains a vital and growing personal walk with the Lord through committed Bible study, prayer, and meditation
  • Gives evidence of a call to Christian ministry
  • By the grace of God, meets the qualifications for a church leader from 1 Timothy 3:1-13 and Titus 1: 6-9
  • Must be comfortable using technology to teach and reach others
  • Willing to tackle controversial issues
  • Willing to get involved in denominational leadership roles, should the opportunity present itself
  • Experience with new Christians, young adults and teens, and new families preferred
  • Ordained minister of the Gospel
  • Some seminary background, up through a Masters of Divinity degree, preferably from a Southern Baptist seminary
  • Exhibits spiritual gifts for ministry, talents and personality traits that will enhance the church's ministry, and appropriate training and experience in ministry
  • Strong and effective communicator who draws others to Christ
  • Able to develop a vision for the church
  • Full of the Spirit as evidenced by the spiritual fruits
  • Servant leader who has a love for families and a passion for evangelism (locally and globally)
  • Committed to the importance of the process of disciple-making
  • Ability to be flexible, and balance many responsibilities simultaneously
  • At least one to ten years’ experience as a Pastor, preferred
  • Supports the statements and Biblical positions of The Baptist Faith & Message
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About the Church

Briggs Road Baptist Church

Briggs Road Baptist Church is a Southern Baptist Church that has faithfully provided our members and our community a place to worship, serve, and grow in God's grace for over 50 years. Organized in 1963 under the name Hilltop Baptist Church, the congregation moved from the last of 3 temporary facilities into the current church building in 1972. Later an ambitious building project took place which produced new and increased Educational Space new fellowship space, and a new Sanctuary. That addition was dedicated in 1992. In 20 More...