Lead Pastor

Cascades Baptist Church

Jackson, MI 49203

Denomination: Baptist - Other

Category: Senior Pastor, Lead Pastor

Posted on: February 16, 2021

Time Type: Full Time

Job Description:

We are an elder led church and we are actively searching for the new lead pastor whom God has prepared to lead, guide, and minister to the congregation at Cascades Baptist Church. The lead pastor will be preaching, teaching, and training the congregation. In collaboration with the elders, his oversight will include supervising and mentoring an associate pastor and ministry leaders, as well as helping the congregation to develop their spiritual gifts and grow in their love for and dependence upon the Lord Jesus Christ. He should be ready to affirm the authority of Scripture and exalt biblical principles to encourage the congregation.

To apply, applicants should send a cover letter and a resume to pastorsearch@cascadeschurch.com. Applicants should also include a brief statement describing their philosophy of ministry. Qualified candidates of interest will be contacted for additional information. Please note that no search committee members will be available at the church to receive phone calls, so we ask that communication be through email at pastorsearch@cascadeschurch.com. 

About Cascades Baptist Church:

Cascades Baptist Church (CBC) was founded in 1892 and is located in Jackson, MI. Jackson is a community of more that 30,000 citizens and is uniquely located 35 miles south of Lansing and 40 miles west of Ann Arbor. CBC is a church of 250 to 280 people.
Our former Lead Pastor has decided to pursue further education and accepted a ministry position closer to the university he is attending. 

Job Qualifications:

- High degree of personal spiritual maturity, reflecting the character of Christ in both his private and public life.
- Formal theological training required.
- Minimum of 5 years experience in full-time pastoral ministry and church leadership is expected.
- Ability to communicate meaning and insight from Scripture in a way that connects with an audience and effectively leads to training, understanding, and application.
- Expository preaching style is preferred, although topical teaching is recognized as both valuable and desirable in some circumstances.
- Grace-oriented approach to doctrinal and theological issues, as well as areas of daily life and practice; not judgmental or legalistic, but frank with regard to essentials of faith.
- Understanding of, and commitment to, local and worldwide missions. 

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Lead Pastor
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Full Time
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100 - 250

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Kent Fannin
1012 W High Street
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