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Atlantic Shores Baptist Church

Lead Pastor

Atlantic Shores Baptist Church
Virginia Beach, Virginia, United States

Date Posted: 09/16/2009
Categories: Senior Pastor
Denominations: Baptist
Church Size: 1501 to 2000
Job Type: Full-Time

Job Description:
The Church:
Atlantic Shores Baptist Church (ASBC) is an Independent Baptist church with a Sunday morning worship attendance of more than 1600 people. Our worship style is considered “blended,” using mostly praise choruses accompanied by an orchestra and band. Worship is lead by a praise team and choir. There are 3 Sunday morning worship services in our Sanctuary.
Atlantic Shores Baptist Church currently has 3 senior level Pastors and 25 other staff at various levels. The church is a Pastor led body with a Deacon board as an accountability partner with the Pastors. ASBC is also in ministry with a 700 student Christian school.

The Senior Pastor is the chief Elder; therefore he must fulfill all the requirements of Elder. He must be called by God. The evidence of this call is as follows:
1) Confirmation of the call to ministry by other believers.
2) Possession of the abilities necessary to serve (giftedness).
3) A deep desire to serve.
4) A lifestyle characterized by moral integrity.
5) An Elder (Pastor) must be ordained

A scriptural description of the qualifications can be best seen in 1 Timothy 3:1-7 and Titus 1:6-9.

A biblically based college/seminary education and ordination are required for the position of Senior Pastor.

A minimum of 10 years pastoral experience in a ministry of 1000+ in regular attendance is required.

A candidate must be in complete agreement with the constitution of ASBC.

A candidate must complete the Pastoral Bio Form.

Upon meeting all of the above qualifications, a candidate may find the forms needed to apply at
Resumes will only be considered when accompanied with a completed Pastoral Bio/Questionnaire form, which contains the agreement with the Constitution page.