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Senior Pastor

Trinity Baptist Church
Spokane, Washington, United States

Date Posted: 12/11/2017
Categories: Senior Pastor
Denominations: Baptist
Church Size: 101 to 150
Job Type: Full-Time

Job Description:


Trinity Baptist Church is a Conservative Baptist congregation. We are Christ-centered and Bible-believing.  Our membership is a loving group of people who spend time together to fellowship, pray, study the faith, and support one another.  We are an older generation Church, excited about how God is working in our midst and looking forward eagerly to what the Lord has for us in the future. Our warm, family-friendly atmosphere welcomes visitors and invites people to get to know us better.


We have programs such as Awana, VBS, Sunday School for all ages, and children's church. We have outreach programs on a local, national and international level. We have a heart for the downcast through our involvement in the Union Gospel Mission, a model organization for many other such programs throughout the country.


By God’s grace, Trinity Baptist has a wonderful, debt-free, nicely landscaped property and facility that includes a new gym; an educational wing; a new roof; and a newly paved parking lot.


We are located in the beautiful and scenic Pacific Northwest in Spokane, WA, a medium-sized metropolitan area, where we enjoy some of the best weather in the United States.  There are many lakes and rivers nearby which afford ample opportunities for outdoor activities such as boating, fishing, skiing, hiking, bicycling and many other pastimes.  Spokane is a regional hub for quality healthcare and educational opportunities.


If you are a man who values the characteristics and attributes listed in the Job Description and meets the qualification listed below, we'd like to hear from you. Please fill out our application and send us your resume.   Salary is $ 50-70,000 based on experience as a Senior Pastor. We offer a Competitive Benefit Package in addition to salary.



Job Description:

The Senior Pastor is Christ's under-shepherd of Trinity Baptist Church. The pastor will look to God’s Word and the Holy Spirit to accomplish the will and character of Christ in his own life and those within the church body. He provides leadership in all areas of church life, inspiring the people to become more Christ-like and to make disciples. He encourages lay people to use their spiritual gifts and other talents in God's service. He preaches, teaches, and exhorts using Scripture as the inspired, infallible Word of God (2 Timothy 3:16). He believes the Bible is God’s complete revelation of His plan (Ps. 119:89; Prov. 30:5-6; Rev. 22:18-19), and will accomplish what He promises (Is.: 55:11). He is in total agreement with Trinity's Constitution and By-Laws. He is answerable to the Deacon Board and ultimately to the Congregation. 


Qualifications: • The Senior Pastor meets the New Testament requirements for the Office of Overseer as described in 1 Timothy 3:1-7 and Titus l:6-9. • He produces clear evidence that he is called by the Holy Spirit as a minister of the Gospel. • He has verifiable experience as an Ordained Pastor in a successful ministry. • He has a Bachelor’s Degree from an Accredited College or University, with seminary preferred.



I. Proclaim, Preach and Equip • Deliver sermons which consistently teach Biblical truth with clarity; knowing that rightly dividing the Word of Truth is applicable to everyday life, and useful for equipping the saints for the work of the service to building up the body of Christ (Eph.4:11-13.)

• Teach the whole counsel of the Word of God with clarity in a way that protects believers from being “tossed here and there by waves, and carried about by every wind of doctrine, by the trickery of men, by craftiness in deceitful schemes” (Eph.4:14). Desires the growth of the church and the glory of the Lord.


II. Shepherding -Promote unity, love, and care

• Consistently demonstrates effective interpersonal skills: exercises humility, and is respectful of others. 

  • Provides guidance and direction to church staff members.


III. Engage People -Outreach and Witness • Supports the church's commitment to missions: local, domestic, and international.


See the entire Senior Pastor Job Description and complete the application at the Trinity Baptist Church Website Submit with a cover letter as directed