A candidate for the Lead Pastor position should have a history of significant leadership responsibilities, preferably in a large church. This individual should have extensive pastoral and life experience, a thorough knowledge of the Bible, and a solid background in the areas of preaching, organizational leadership, delegation, and administration.
Candidates to be considered will:
+ Possess at minimum a Master of Divinity degree or similar level education from an accredited seminary.
+ Be an ordained minister of the gospel who acknowledges the authority of Scripture, the power of prayer, the Lordship of Jesus Christ, and broadly adheres to traditional Reformed theology.
+ Have at least ten or more years of ministry experience with at least five years of experience in a larger church.
+ Maintain a passionate prayer life.
+ Be a gifted preacher and teacher, with a deep love and understanding of God's Word.
+ Approach the surrounding community as a mission field.