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Lead Pastor

Springhill Baptist Church
Springfield, Missouri, United States

Date Posted: 09/12/2017
Categories: Senior Pastor
Denominations: Baptist --SBC
Church Size: 251 to 350
Job Type: Full-Time

Job Description:


Position Overview:

With a staff of 3 full-time and 5 part-time, Springhill is a Pastor-led church looking for a godly, impassioned leader to be their next Lead Pastor.  Primarily, a team-oriented pastor is desired to help lead and shepherd the church. Visit for more information about Springhill, its beliefs and its vision, sermons, and for a sample of Springhill’s worship. 


Church Overview:

Springfield, Missouri has a population of over 160k and is a perfect blend of low cost of living in a smaller town but with the family-friendly amenities of a city, all located in the beautiful Ozarks.  For more information about Springfield, MO visit Springhill Baptist Church is a healthy, growing church of over 300 weekly attenders located a few miles north of Springfield.  Springhill is a regional church that draws equally from the Springfield, Willard, Fair Grove, and Pleasant Hope communities. 


Springhill is a pastor-led, contemporary church.  The preaching at Springhill has been strongly expositional, with a goal of both explaining and applying Scripture. Additionally, Springhill has a team-preaching approach with the Lead Pastor preaching about 80% of the time and coordinating all other preaching efforts. Springhill seeks someone with the right sets of competency, character, and chemistry to complement the abilities and personalities of their current staff, enabling Springhill to push to even higher levels. All this serves to fulfill Springhill’s vision of making disciples by making Jesus known. 



Pray for and protect the spiritual integrity of the church and its teaching ministry

Oversee and lead staff and church

Lead the Pastoral Leadership Team as a leader among peers



$60-70k salary, based upon experience (a minimum of 5 years in vocational ministry is expected). Also included are personal health insurance, retirement contribution, a ministry-expense account, etc.


To Apply:

Please email to apply for this position.  Do NOT click apply below.  In your application please include the following:

A resume.

A statement authenticating you agree with the Springhill Baptist Church Statement of Faith, found at (adapted from the Baptist Faith and Message 2000).

A photo of you and your family.

Two links, CDs, or files of sermon samples.

A cover letter stating why you are interested in leading Springhill and how your gifts, training, and ministry experience fit this position.


Submission deadline is September 30th, 2017.