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Berean Baptist Church

Ministry Leadership Pastor

Berean Baptist Church
Burnsville, Minnesota, United States

Date Posted: 07/22/2016
Categories: Executive Pastor - Senior Pastor - Teaching Pastor
Denominations: Baptist
Church Size: 2501 to 3000
Job Type: Full-Time

Job Description:

General Description

The Ministry Leadership Pastor serves on the Executive Team at Berean Baptist Church and is responsible for helping pursue the goal of seeing our lives, our community and our world transformed by the power of the Gospel. This mission is to be accomplished through the strategy of Gather, Grow, Give and Go. The Ministry Leadership Pastor focuses on developing leaders for all areas of ministry, expanding multi-site campuses, and preaching the Word of God.

Desired Qualifications

  • Model a growing, personal relationship with Jesus Christ
  • Agree with the Berean Baptist Statement of Faith
  • Establish membership at Berean Baptist Church
  • M. Div. or equivalent degree from an accredited Bible college or seminary with focus on leadership development or organizational leadership, discipleship and biblical studies
  • Previous pastoral experience in an administrative or on executive team with oversight, accountability and leadership development for a church leadership team
  • Leadership experience in a multi-site setting for a congregation of at least 500 attendees
  • Demonstrated skills for getting to know and connect with people and guide them in deepening relationships with each other
  • Strong skills for leading with strategic intent – planning, implementation, problem solving, team development and staff coaching
  • Proven ability to create and implement a vision for advancing the Gospel
  • Proven ability to preach and teach the Gospel


This pastoral role is centered on multiplying and deploying gifted, passionate, and trained disciples who serve Jesus Christ out of faithfulness in their relationship with Him. The goal, as stated in 2 Timothy 2:2, is to teach truths to the faithful, who in turn will pass on to others what they have learned.

  • Serve a pastoral role by equipping ministry leaders and serving on the teaching team,  preaching as requested and on the themes of leadership and church community
  • Lead growth strategy which includes multi-site by providing consistency in ministry practices, reliability in ministry content, effective communication, and coaching of individuals and teams across all campuses
  • Partner with the Lead Pastor in recruiting, coaching, and developing a high capacity staff that reproduces volunteers and leaders at every level of the organization.  Facilitate cross functional thinking and operational effectiveness
  • Define and coordinate an adult education strategy with the Lead Pastor and Family Ministries Pastor that includes curriculum and equipped volunteer leaders for all campuses
  • Oversee the membership process to ensure a consistent strategy for deepening spiritual growth, engaging them in Berean discipleship strategy (Gather, Grow, Go, Give) and moving them toward membership
  • Serve on the Executive Team and work effectively with church leadership