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Village Bible Church

Executive Pastor

Village Bible Church
Hot Springs Village, Arkansas, United States

Date Posted: 09/08/2009
Categories: Executive Pastor
Denominations: Evangelical Free
Church Size: 501 to 750
Job Type: Full-Time

Job Description:
Village Bible Church, an EFCA church, located in Hot Springs Village, Arkansas, is a growing Bible-based church seeking a full time Executive Pastor. This position will be responsible for overseeing all organizational aspects of the church, the position reports directly to the Sr. Pastor but also relates to and sits on the Elder Board as a non-voting member. The Executive Pastor will have primary responsibility for carrying out the vision and philosophy of the Sr. Pastor and Elders through the church staff and Ministry Council. He must have a close working relationship with the SR. Pastor, sharing a similar ministry philosophy but differing in gift mix. The Executive Pastor must possess strong proven people skills, demonstrate strategic thinking and manage the flow of systems and structures within the church. The ability to multi-task, motivate, and draw out the potential in others is significant to carrying out the responsibilities of this position. This position will lead, manage and motivate a VBC staff of three direct reportables; two pastors and one music director as well as twelve other full and part time employees. The Executive Pastor will chair the Ministry Team Council, overseeing its functioning, motivating their ministries, monitoring their needs, and synergizing their energies where possible. This team of ministry team leaders represents the `hub of ministry' of the church. Additionally this person must reflect the qualities of a maturing follower of Jesus Christ. He must be very conversant in the Bible and theology, and must be in full accord with the doctrines and policies of VBC. A college degree is required with a Masters in Theological Education or related studies highly preferred. Previous experience as an Executive Pastor and/or church administration is expected. Interested parties my send their resumes to