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Caldwell Christian Church

Senior Pastor Full Time

Caldwell Christian Church
Caldwell, Idaho, United States

Date Posted: 04/28/2010
Categories: Senior Pastor
Denominations: Christian Church
Church Size: 151 to 250
Job Type: Full-Time

Job Description:
Caldwell Christian Church is seeking a candidate for Senior Pastor. Caldwell Christian Church is an Elder led, nondenominational Christian church in Caldwell, Idaho. We are a biblically based, multi-generational church of approximately 280 members with an average attendance of 200. We are in a rural community and our church has a rich history since 1892. We worship in a contemporary style and have multiple ministries, including children’s church, youth group and a preschool.

We are seeking a Spirit led, full-time Senior Pastor who is passionate about God’s Word and its application to our everyday lives. We would like the Senior Pastor to be gifted in teaching in a manner that enhances spiritual growth for our believers and encourages seekers to come into a relationship with Christ.

We also desire a Senior Pastor who is conservative, balanced, preaches from the Bible, respects the authority of the Elders, participates as a team member, and who leads by example. The Senior Pastor, under the authority and leadership of the Elders, operates as the spiritual leader of the church, serving primarily as the preacher, teacher, and shepherd.

The man God has called will be a strong and effective communicator, able to develop a vision for the church, and grow/develop disciples. He should be passionate about a relationship with Christ as demonstrated by regular daily devotional and prayer life and being full of the Spirit evidenced by spiritual fruits. He should also be a servant leader who has a love for families and a passion for evangelism.

Our Senior Pastor is responsible to: preach/teach from God’s Word; equip our congregation for ministry; lead the congregation in our outreach to the community; work with the Elders to develop long range plans; and assist the Elders and other ministries in caring for the members of our church. Pastoral duties would include preparing and delivering a weekly sermon, visiting congregation members in hospitals/nursing homes, performing marriages, baptisms, and funerals.

Applicants must possess at least a BA in Biblical Theology (or equivalent degree) from a Bible college, as well as some pastoral ministry experience. Those experiences should include preaching and/or teaching, leadership, pastoral care and a commitment to evangelism.

Salary and benefits are negotiable and competitive with the local market. Finalists will be subject to background and credit check.

We thank all interested candidates for their interest in our position; however, only candidates selected for interviews will be contacted. If you are interested in joining our team, please send the following documents to the address below. If you would like to send documents via e-mail, please send them to

1. Cover Letter
2. Resume
3. Personal Statement of Faith
4. Doctrinal position statement
5. Two DVDs, video tapes, or audio recordings of current sermons preached
6. Two ministry/professional reference letters and one character reference letter with contact information for all 3
7. Additional material that would help us get to know you.

Caldwell Christian Church
Attn: Search Committee
3207 E. Ustick Road
Caldwell, ID 83605

For more information on our church, and to view our Statement of Beliefs please visit our website.