Senior Pastor

Grace Bible Church of Boise

Boise, ID 83713

Denomination: Non-Denominational

Category: Senior Pastor, Lead Pastor

Posted on: April 04, 2023

Time Type: Full Time

Job Description:

Grace Bible Church of Boise is a 200250 person church located in beautiful southwest Idaho, serving our community since 1991.
Our church body is comprised of committed believers who engage in deep fellowship and love, effectively ministering to one another. We are a missions focused church where the leadership and body support Christ-centered gospel outreach locally and globally. We have a loving, grace-filled, and generous body comprised of a strong core of long-time members alongside newer members due to the rapid growth of the surrounding area. We are an elder led church that believes God's word is central for equipping his body through counseling, teaching, and discipling.
For the past 17 years, we have been under the leadership of our senior pastor, Joe Cacioppo.
Joe's main ministry focus has been the faithful proclamation of the gospel through expository preaching, teaching of the Word and prayer. His role has primarily been as a shepherd overseeing the spiritual needs of the flock. He will continue to serve the body as Pastor Emeritus serving our Empty Nesters/senior population. We are prayerfully seeking our next Senior Pastor who has a similar approach to ministry. Ideally, our next candidate will lead with a shepherd's heart and will have a deep conviction to teaching the whole counsel of God and who understands that gospel change happens through faithful ministry. As a church body, we are looking forward to our next pastor, who will continue to build on our solid foundation while leading us into the future.
We believe that this pastoral position is a wonderful opportunity for the right man because we have mature, committed, and devoted members. We faithfully support our missionaries, we are financially solvent, and have a healthy church body life.

We are seeking a man who exhibits a vibrant walk with Jesus Christ demonstrated by faith, passion, grace, and maturity, who also meets the biblical qualifications of an elder as outlined in Titus 1 and 1 Timothy 3. He will also have and MDiv or equivalent education in biblical studies with at least 5 years of pastoral ministry experience. Please read our statement of faith that is located on our website at https://gbcboise.org/About/Statement-of-Faith. Our purpose and vision are listed here: https://gbcboise.org/About/Purpose.

General Characteristics

He will possess, or be developing the following:
1. A teachable spirit, desiring to grow as a person and as a leader
2. A commitment to GBC's doctrine, vision, values and beliefs
3. A pastoral philosophy of equipping and discipleship
4. A commitment to a team approach to ministry
5. A proven ability to involve others in planning and decision-making
6. A relational-style of leadership and ministry
7. Able to teach with a love for God's Word
8. A self-starter able to work without direct supervision
9. Integrity that demonstrates the qualities that are represented by the character traits as listed in the Fruit of the Spirit in Galatians 5:22-23, and a willingness to continue to grow in the development of such characteristics
10. A pattern of spiritual growth that is evidenced by a life of prayer, personal obedience to the Word of God and the proven ability to discern the Lord's will and guidance in decision making
11. A basic understanding of the nature and operation of the church that is informed by Scripture and compatible with What We Believe, GBC's doctrinal statement
12. An understanding of his ministry that is being developed through disciplined times of reading and studying the Word, as well as related books and periodical.

Responsibilities
1. Regularly preach the Word of God in weekend services and schedule preachers for all off weeks.
2. Serve as an elder on the elder board collectively helping to set a biblical direction for the church.
3. Plan and coordinate missions and bible conferences.
4. Work in close coordination with the worship pastor/leader to organize Sunday morning service along with any special services such as Christmas eve, Good Friday etc.
5. Give direction and support where needed to ministry teams and leaders.
6. Meet regularly and give direction to the pastoral and ministry staff
7. Provide oversight of weddings, funerals, and other special occasions. Includes responsibility for premarital counseling, etc.

If after reading about Grace Bible Church of Boise as well as our history and ministry focus, you find that you align with our statement of faith, purpose, and vision documents, we ask that you prayerfully consider submitting your resume for our open Senior Pastor position.
Interested Candidates:
Please send resume to pastorsearch@gbcboise.org
Include three references and a current photo of yourself and wife / family if applicable.
Link to 3-5 recent sermons.
 

About Grace Bible Church of Boise:

Bible Interpretation & Preaching
We believe in the literal, historical, grammatical, contextual method of interpretation, which means the Bible is to be interpreted literally, unless there is clear reason in the context not to do so. Each text is to be interpreted in light of its near, far, and historical contexts, giving priority to the original languages, grammar, and inspired sentence structure.

We practice Expository preaching which uses objective Bible study principles to extract from biblical texts what the original author meant for his original audience to understand by he wrote i.e., the interpretation of a text.. We believe sequential expository preaching through books of the Bible is, in general, the best approach and should be the main way of preaching. There are other kinds of preaching such as topical, that are sometimes necessary and helpful, but should not be the main source of teaching and preaching.
 

Position Information:

Job Title:
Senior Pastor
Time Type:
Full Time
Salary:
Not specified
Organization Type:
Church
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Worship Style:
Blended
Church Size:
100 - 250

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Address1:
4262 N Eagle Road
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City:
Boise
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ZIP Code:
83713
Country:
United States
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