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Mandarin Baptist Church

Senior Pastor

Mandarin Baptist Church
Jacksonville, Florida, United States

Date Posted: 02/13/2012
Categories: Senior Pastor
Denominations: Baptist --SBC
Church Size: 251 to 350
Job Type: Full-Time

Job Description:
Mandarin Baptist Church is a Christ-centered, Bible-based faith community located in a suburb of Jacksonville, FL. Our mission is to lead people to transformed living through Jesus Christ. We seek to make disciples through meeting the spiritual and physical needs of the congregation by sharing the gospel, encouraging, affirming, and upholding fellow believers and worshiping Jesus in all we do. We affirm the inerrant authority of the Bible, the Holy Trinity and salvation by grace through faith alone. We are a medium sized church with an enormous potential for growth at our current location. Our congregation seeks to advance the cause of Christ through missional engagement with our community and world, building upon our established heritage of teaching and upholding God’s Word.

We are seeking a Senior Pastor who is called to minister to this church and this community through relevant scriptural preaching, an intentional commitment to missions and evangelism, and a vision to lead our church to carry out the Great Commission, both locally and globally. The successful candidate will effectively oversee administration of the church and its staff (Worship Pastor, Student Pastor & Children’s Director) with a collaborative team leadership approach. He will foster authentic community within our church through loving servant leadership, empowering believers to use their God-given abilities and humbly leading by example and through personal relationships. The following qualifications are preferred:

· Minimum 5 years ministerial experience, preferably as a senior pastor

· Graduate of a Southern Baptist seminary with an M.Div. degree, along with a commitment to lifelong learning

· Affirmation of the 2000 Baptist Faith & Message