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South Delta Baptist Church

Lead Pastor

South Delta Baptist Church
Delta, British Columbia, Canada


Date Posted: 03/30/2017
Categories: Senior Pastor
Denominations: Baptist
Church Size: Not Applicable
Job Type: Full-Time

Job Description:

LEAD PASTOR POSITION PROFILE

Position Summary:

The lead pastor will encourage and motivate our church to accomplish her mission and vision. Through Godly team-based leadership and practical example, he will mentor, empower, engage, and equip staff, ministry leaders, and congregants to be models of God's grace.

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Accountability:

The lead pastor reports directly to the board of elders and is accountable to the church membership through this group of leaders.

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Primary Duties and Responsibilities:

The lead pastor will:

  • be the primary provider of biblical pulpit teaching in the context of a team-based pulpit ministry;

  • be energized by the recruiting, mentoring, coaching, training and development of ministry leaders. This will be demonstrated through the development of associate pastors and other ministry leaders;

  • be accountable for leading a staff team that will plan, manage and direct the day-to-day administration, operations and ministry of the church;

  • be the liaison between staff and the board of elders;

  • effect the Mission, Vision and objectives of the Church through the ongoing planning, development, and execution of strategic plans while working through the church staff and ministry leadership teams;

  • communicate, interpret and reinforce established vision, strategies and goals to the staff and church family.

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Character Traits:

The lead pastor:

  • models the Christian faith to all he encounters;

  • is a servant leader; his leadership is an act of service, not an act of expression;

  • has an active personal devotional and prayer life;

  • is loyal and trustworthy and naturally looks to establish and maintain an environment of trust
    with all constituents;

  • has a Godly humility which includes healthy self-confidence and emotional maturity;

  • seeks and welcomes the counsel of elders;

  • shares authority easily;

  • is strongly committed to the empowerment, growth and success of others;

  • is someone who challenges, encourages and inspires others;

  • displays a strong rapport with people and demonstrates relational wisdom;

  • displays the Fruit of the Spirit;

  • is committed to a five-year plus agenda of ministry at SDBC.

 

Skills and Qualifications:

The lead pastor:

  • is a proven expositional bible teacher;

  • has a Masters level degree or equivalent in biblical studies;

  • is capable of motivating a congregation from the pulpit;

  • is capable of achieving results and naturally establishes a process and plan to execute through others;

  • embraces progressive communications methods