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USA Midwest (MO), Missouri, United States

Date Posted:
11/08/2016
Categories:
Associate Pastor - Campus Pastor - Church Staff - Other - Other Pastor - Senior Pastor - Teaching Pastor
Denomination:
Non-Denominational
Church Size:
Not Applicable
Job Type:
Full-Time
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Presented by The Shepherd's Staff (www.TheShepherdsStaff.com)

Position: Lead Pastor

Location: Midwest USA (MO)

Church Size: 1,700 +

Denomination: Non-Denominational

Direct Link to Position: http://tinyurl.com/zzzjsgu

 

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This summary is not comprehensive, but it is designed to give you a taste of what the church and the position are about. If you are reading this and responding strongly to the opportunity, you should let us know. Full details are available to you after an initial discussion with The Shepherd’s Staff. Here is a direct link to the information with instructions: http://tinyurl.com/zzzjsgu

 

Lead Pastor - Midwest USA (MO) (#177611)

 

“Fulfilling the great commission by living the great commandment.”

 

Summary of the Role

The Lead Pastor is the primary biblical teacher, visionary and spiritual leader for the church. Alongside the Church’s Board of Directors and under the apparent leadership of God revealed through scripture, he possesses the chief responsibility for the shepherding of and strategic direction for the church.

 

Requirements

  • Excellent and committed expositional teacher of the Bible

  • Extensive understanding of the Word of God and ability to apply that doctrinally, historically and inspirationally

  • Experience in international and local missions

  • 10+ years of full-time, vocational ministry experience

  • Experience in a large, multi-staff church

  • Experience leading multiple ministry staff

  • A Master’s degree from an accredited seminary

 

Characteristics

  • A person of impeccable character

  • A shepherd’s heart; a desire to love people and be involved in their lives

  • A proven understanding of multicultural congregations. Differentiators would include the ability to speak more than one language.

  • A missional philosophy that includes a desire to see Christ work though individuals to serve their local community and the least touched communities around the world

  • Possesses a vision of God’s will for our specific church body and a strategic approach on how to take advantage of our unique characteristics to execute and achieve that vision

  • A proven strategic leader who has successfully worked through change-management processes

  • A proven motivator and leader of other Christians in pursuing a constantly maturing relationship with God

  • Possesses a philosophy of working with sister churches and remote congregations to unify under common causes

 

Responsibilities

  1. Leadership:  The Lead Pastor exhibits spiritual leadership to the ministry staff, leadership and congregation. He acts as a point of accountability for those actions outlined by the leadership of the church. Further, the Lead Pastor clarifies and informs the vision and strategy of the church and leads setting the direction of the Church for the future. He serves as the Chairman of the Board for the church’s Board of Directors.

  2. Teaching:  The Lead Pastor serves as the primary teacher on Sunday and holiday services. He is to perform a deep investigation of scripture in a clear, relevant way and preach messages that come directly from the word of God. In addition, he provides leadership for teaching biblical principles by other staff and leaders.

  3. Discipleship: The Lead Pastor holds a strong belief in the responsibility of a disciple of Christ to continually seek out the will of God and to be more Christ-like. He is committed to ensure the mechanisms are in place for people to feel called to discipleship and to easily navigate the church’s discipleship programs as well as the development of leaders both on the staff and among the Church's membership. He promotes, improves and helps to create value for the discipleship programs established at the church.

  4. Spiritual Direction: The Lead Pastor ensures all programs and positions align first with the word of God and second with the vision of the church. He provides an example of excellence in discipleship and missional living for the staff and congregation. He is the shepherding leader for the staff and members of the board.

  5. Missional Living: The Lead Pastor establishes the church as a leading mission in the local community and to those around the world. He is committed to serving the neighbor next door, across the street and around the world. He sees it as a personal mission to bring Christ to all people groups, including those least served, and he has a unique ability to promote a missional lifestyle that is both relatable and consistent with scripture.

  6. Perform other duties as determined by the Board of Directors.

About The Church

Here you’ll find a multi-cultural, multi-generational church that loves people. We are committed to a discipleship process that is lifelong and that one never finishes growing. There is a rich history here of supporting missions locally and around the world, and a commitment to seeing those least reached. Our teaching is expositional, deep and relevant. We want to discover Christ and enrich our community.

 

This summary is not comprehensive, but it is designed to give you a taste of what the church and the position are about. If you are reading this and responding strongly to the opportunity, you should let us know. Full details are available to you after an initial discussion with The Shepherd’s Staff. Here is a direct link to the information with instructions: http://tinyurl.com/zzzjsgu

 

Questions: Contact helpingchurcheshire@gmail.com

Presented by The Shepherd's Staff (www.TheShepherdsStaff.com)

Position: Lead Pastor

Location: Midwest USA (MO)

Church Size:  1,700+

Denomination: Non-Denominational

Direct Link to Position: http://tinyurl.com/zzzjsgu

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