Monthly Archives: July, 2019

Vacant Pulpit: First Baptist Church Bracktown, Lexington, Kentucky (Deadline: 9/30/2019)

First Baptist Church — Bracktown (located in Lexington, KY) is seeking a visionary Pastor, led by God, who aligns with the qualifications presented in 1 Timothy 3:1-7; Titus 1:6-9; and Peter 5:1-4. The candidate must be a transformational leader, committed to preach the gospel of Jesus Christ, teach sound Baptist doctrine and engage in all pastoral duties as assigned.

A successful candidate must meet the following qualifications:

  • ●  Must be a licensed and ordained Baptist Minister called by God
  • ●  Possess a four-year degree in an appropriate discipline (Master’s preferred)
  • ●  Pastoral experience preferred (at least at the associate pastor level)
  • ●  Ability to develop and deliver biblically sound and spirit-filled sermons that appeal to the people and connect with their current life experiences
  • ●  Ability to teach bible study and Sunday school lessons that further increase spiritual growth among members
  • ●  Provide proof of strong administrative and communication skills
  • ●  Ability to articulate a vision for the church that emphasizes Christian education,evangelism, discipleship and empowerment
  • ●  Have a record of successfully connecting with younger church members (i.e. millennials) and showing respect and admiration for senior members
  • ●  Demonstrated ability to effectively work in harmony with Deacons, Trustees, other church leaders and the congregation in general
  • ●  Documented success in establishing initiatives that promote church growth and membership retention
  • ●  Has a track record as a revered community leader/activist with a desire to continue civic engagement
  • ●  Have specific goals to increase the church’s role in evangelism/outreach; (e.g. ability to plan and implement collaborations with other local churches and the community at large)
  • ●  Possess financial/business acumen

    Duties and Responsibilities: Oversee the spiritual development of the church body through biblically sound preaching and teaching that is life changing and relevant; Implement a plan to perpetuate the church’s growth both spiritually and numerically; Take heed to the needs, care and nurturing of the church membership through visitation and pastoral care; Function as a servant leader that provides direction to ministry leaders, church ministries and staff; Promote tithing, offering and sacrificial giving as God’s way of financially supporting His church as taught in Malachi 3:10; Demonstrate compassion and character above reproach, reflective of Jesus Christ and leads the church through inspirations from God; Employ means of accessibility to the congregation by establishing and maintaining office hours, etc.

    Complete applications should contain the following: A cover letter, A current resume, Copy of ministerial license, Certificate of Ordination, 3 Reference Letters (including Letter from a Pastor, Letter from a layperson, Personal letter from a non-relative)

Final candidates will be notified and requested to provide additional information later in the selection process. Final candidates must consent to confidential background checks (including references, criminal history, drug screening, and credit/financial history review).

All application packet materials should be emailed to the email address below beginning July 1st and no later than September 30th, 2019.

pastoralsearch@bracktown.org

Vacant Pulpit: Mt. Olive Baptist Church, Albuquerque, New Mexico (Deadline: 9/30/2019)

The oldest Black Baptist church in New Mexico (an affiliate of the National Baptist Convention USA, Inc.) is currently seeking an experienced, born again, bible believing ordained Baptist minister who is excellent with interpersonal relationships. All candidates must provide a proven record of active participation in their District Associations, State and National Convention. A proven record of growth and development of ministries at your previous/present church is required. All educational and personal experiences that are spiritually based will be considered. A strong belief in Baptist doctrine i.e., “The Articles of Faith, and the two ordinances: “Baptism by Immersion” and “The Lord’s Supper” is a must. All interested candidates should forward a resume to Mount Olive Baptist Church, Attn Search Committee Chairman via email: mombc.finance@gmail.com or 2401 University Blvd SE, Albuquerque, NM  87106. Deadline for submission is September 30, 2019.

Vacant Pulpit: Christian Love Baptist Church, Modesto, CA (Deadline 9/2/2019)

Vacant Pulpit: Christian Love Baptist Church Modesto, CA

Filing Open July 1, 2019- Closing Deadline September 2, 2019   5:00 pm

 

Principle Function:

Christian Love Baptist Church in Modesto, CA is prayerfully seeking a pastor called by God and equipped to effectively preach and teach God’s Word.  The candidate must be a born again, baptized believer in Jesus Christ with the ability to also fulfill the spiritual needs of the congregation through visitations, prayer and administering the Ordinances of the Church.

(1 Timothy 3:1-13; Titus 1:5-9)

 

 

Principle Responsibilities and Accountability:

 

Demonstrate ability to teach sound doctrine and to preach effectively from the Bible.

Be able to articulate a vision for Christian Love Baptist Church that emphasizes Spiritual Growth and Christian Education Development.

Must have a proven record as a skilled administrator and manager of church staff and programs.

Must be dedicated to the spiritual and academic development of Christian Love Baptist Church Youth.

Must be accessible, sensitive and able to related to all demographics within the congregation.

Must work cooperatively and collaboratively with the Official Board and all Ministries of the Church.

Must adhere to the Christian Love Baptist Church policies and procedures adopted by the church. (Church Constitution)

Must have effective communications skills (written and verbal).

Must perform additional responsibilities as required.

 

 

 

 

Requirements:

 

Education:

 

Bachelor’s Degree and/or equivalent experience in Pastoral Ministry.  Graduate of an accredited seminary/divinity school or Bible College preferred.

 

Experience:

 

Must be an ordained preacher of the Gospel.  

A minimum of three years of Pastoral experience as Baptist Pastor or an Assistant to the Pastor is preferred. (1 Timothy:3:1-13)

 

Required Submissions:

 

Resume with cover letter
Recommendation Letters (clergy, layperson, and personal)
Copy of all degrees and current certifications

    **All Applicants will be subject to a Background Check

 

Interested Applicants must submit required information (via mail, post marked by the application closing date September 2, 2019   5:00 pm) to:

 

Pulpit Search Committee

Christian Love Baptist Church

202 H Street

Modesto, CA 95351

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