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Bethel Baptist Church, Janesville, WI

Senior Pastor/Lead Pastor

Bethel Baptist Church, Janesville, WI
Janesville, Wisconsin, United States

Date Posted: 09/18/2017
Categories: Senior Pastor
Denominations: Baptist
Church Size: 501 to 750
Job Type: Full-Time

Job Description:

Bethel Baptist Church                                                                                                        September 18, 2017

Janesville, WI  53546



Senior Pastor/Lead Pastor

Bethel Baptist Church is seeking a Senior Pastor anointed by God to Lead Bethel through servant leadership.



Located in Janesville, WI, Bethel Baptist Church was established over 50 years ago.  Since then it has grown into a friendly, multi-generational congregation of about 500 attendees with over 800 followers.  Bethel has a wide variety of ministries including local outreach, AWANA, children’s, youth, women’s, men’s and small groups.  Bethel has a rich history of biblical preaching, love, reaching the lost and a passion for missions.  Currently the church supports more than 30 missionaries and organizations who serve around the world.



Bethel is a congregational governed church in which the senior pastor serves with the overseers to lead the church in our Lord’s vision of reaching our community with the gospel.



-          Preach God’s Word accurately and clearly communicate the Gospel to transform lives through the power of the Holy  


-          Guide our congregation in applying biblical principles to make disciples who are mature in Christ.

-          Provide vision, leadership, spiritual direction and mentoring to our executive pastor and associate pastors, part time

           staff, ministry volunteers and the church at large.

-          Offer loving pastoral care and counsel to our broader congregation in the context of relationship building and 


-          Lead in the congregational care and prayer ministries.



-          A vibrant, compelling relationship with Jesus Christ showing evidence of ongoing spiritual growth. 

-          Sound character and integrity, meeting the biblical qualifications of an elder and overseer as defined in 1 Timothy 3 and

           Titus 1.

-          Complete agreement with Bethel Baptist Church’s statement of faith.

-          Theological degree from an evangelical institution with extensive leadership and staff management experience in

           pastoral or parachurch ministry.

-          A high regard for the scriptures, a heart of love and compassion for people and a passion for disciple making.

-          A demonstrated background in preaching God’s word.

-          Five to 10 years of experience as a senior pastor or associate pastor



-          A Master’s of Divinity (or related degree) or a Doctorate

-          Experience preaching in a multi-service environment