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Village Baptist Church

Senior Pastor

Village Baptist Church
Fayetteville, North Carolina, United States

Date Posted: 05/19/2016
Categories: Senior Pastor
Denominations: Baptist --SBC
Church Size: 4001 to 5000
Job Type: Full-Time

Job Description:

Village Baptist Church Senior Pastor Job Description

Job Title: Senior Pastor

Location: Village Baptist Church

906 South McPherson Church Rd, Fayetteville, North Carolina

Denomination: Conservative Southern Baptist

Church Membership: 4,400



Village Baptist Church is a conservative Southern Baptist Church, established in 1962 and is located in

Fayetteville, North Carolina. The body believes and holds to the truth of the Holy Spirit's inspired

inerrancy of God's Word. A variety of worship services are offered throughout the week. Sunday

morning includes two services, both offering the same Biblical messages, varying only in traditional or

contemporary praise and worship music. Strong discipleship, evangelism, apologetics, missions,

children, youth, singles, senior citizens, and pastoral care programs are in place with training for all ages.

In 1998, Village Baptist Church established Village Christian Academy, a K-12 accredited college preparatory

curriculum with excellent credentials and a current enrollment of 660 students.

The Fayetteville community is a progressive city with a population of 320,000 and is adjacent to Fort

Bragg, the largest military base in the United States. Fayetteville is the home of Methodist University,

Fayetteville State University and Fayetteville Technical College. The city offers museums, festivals,

symphonies, sporting events, and an airport to meet the travel needs of civilian and military families.

For more information about Village Baptist Church and Fayetteville, go to the following websites:



1. Be a man called of God and evangelical in theology, in accordance with "The Baptist Faith and

Message" (2000 edition) and be committed to living and serving in a manner consistent with the

standards set forth in Scripture. (Titus 1:-8) (Acts 20:28) (Acts 6:4) (Romans 12)


2. Be endowed with these qualities:

Diligence (2 Peter 1:5-7): Be faithful to invest the spiritual gifts from God.

Stability and Conviction (I Cor.1S:S8): Be true to God's Word and the Holy Spirit.

Vision (Hab. 2:3): Have foresight and insight to see what God sees.

Integrity (Proverbs 11:3): Keep God first and be true to Him and His Word.


3. Shall preach the Word of God, be persistent in ministry, be confrontational with sin, and do the work

of an evangelist to equip, educate, and edify the Church. (II Timothy 4: 2, 5)


4. Through the empowerment of the Holy Spirit, have the Biblical gifts to preach and teach. Be a

communicator of God's Word in worship and ensure that the Church is growing to maturity in Jesus

Christ. (Ephesians 4: 11-13)



The Senior Pastor will hold a seminary Masters of Divinity or Doctoral Degree with a minimum of five

years of experience in a senior pastoral ministry. He will demonstrate competencies in the following


a. Commitment to Results: As a spiritual leader and visionary of the church, he will be goal driven,

mission focused, a problem solver, and a team player.

b. Leading Change: He will deal effectively with demanding situations and implement innovative

strategies as related to Village Baptist Church and Village Christian Academy.

c. Motivation: He will be action oriented to identify relevant goals for the church and school

which will embrace and accomplish the mission and vision, both locally and globally.



1. The Senior Pastor will have full responsibility of Village Baptist Church's operations, establish a strong

and appropriate relationship with Ministerial Staff, Leadership Team, Finance Team, and oversee the

superintendent of Village Christian Academy and other areas of service in the Church.

2. The Senior Pastor, through the teaching of the Holy Spirit, will participate in the planning of worship

services, special events, oversee staff development, and equip staff and lay leaders to successfully fulfill

their duties and responsibilities.

3. The Senior Pastor will support outreach and pastoral care efforts, and Biblical counseling. He will

perform baptisms, weddings and conduct funeral services within the Bylaws and Constitution of Village

Baptist Church.

4. The Senior Pastor will cooperate with the associational, state, and denominational leaders in matters

of mutual interest and support the work of Southern Baptist Missions.

5. The Senior Pastor will work with the Ministerial Staff and School Superintendent to continue to set

forth the vision and mission of Village Baptist Church and Village Christian Academy as related to the

diverse membership and school enrollment.

6. The Senior Pastor will nurture the church body by encouraging all believers to develop as disciples of

Jesus Christ including baptism by immersion, church membership, Christian disciplines, and Biblical




1. The Senior Pastor shall be accountable to God first, then to the Deacons, as they represent the

Church under the guidance of the Holy Spirit.

2. The Senior Pastor shall attend scheduled Deacon meetings and acts as an ex officio member of all

organizations, departments, counsels, and committees.

3. The Senior Pastor shall always convey a professional image and positive attitude regarding Village

Baptist Church and Village Christian Academy. He shall demonstrate a commitment to excellence in

professional growth and development.



The above duties are not intended to be an all-inclusive list nor a list with sole responsibility. Additional

duties may become necessary for the successful operation of Village Baptist Church and Village Christian

Academy. (I Corinthians 9: 19-22)




To submit a resume, please send it with 3 year average of attendance in Sunday School and Worship to