The Senior Pastor at Glennville First Christian Church will provide spiritual leadership to the congregation through biblically sound preaching, discipleship, and exemplifying godly character. The Senior Pastor will demonstrate a high level of competency and excellence in the study of the scriptures, church leadership and organization, and equipping the church to be disciples. The Senior Pastor will be a man who is called, ordained and set apart by God to the gospel ministry, evangelical in theology and is committed to living and serving in a manner consistent with the standards set forth in Scripture for Pastors.
The Bible provides specific qualifications for those who will lead a congregation of people. Jesus is the perfect fulfillment of these qualifications as the “Senior Pastor” of the Church. • The Senior Pastor will be qualified to minister in the church, as required in 1 Timothy 3:1- 7 and Titus 1:5-9. • The Senior Pastor will demonstrate humility as exemplified in 1 Timothy 1:13-16. • The Senior Pastor will be experienced in serving in a pastoral ministry position (2 Timothy 4:1-2). • The Senior Pastor will be called by the Holy Spirit as defined in John 15:16 and confirmed by a body of believers through ordination as described in Acts 13:1-3.