Senior Pastor

The Church at Deerfield Beach

Deerfield Beach, FL 33441

Denomination: Baptist - Other

Category: Senior Pastor, Lead Pastor

Posted on: September 02, 2021

Time Type: Full Time

Job Description:

RESPONSIBILITIES
**Preaching:
~Inspire people into deeper and closer relationships with Christ through preaching and teaching
~Provide weekly expository, verse by verse sermon(s) as inspired by the Holy Spirit to the congregation
~Seek to discern God's message for the congregation and spend significant time and effort using professional skills to develop and deliver that message to the best of one's ability
**Vision Casting:
~Work with the Elders to plan for long-term ministry goals
~Demonstrate maturity in discerning the will of God in setting the direction for the church
~Provide spiritual oversight to the church by ensuring that all events and activities are consistent with the Bible as well as the mission, vision, and values of TCDFB
**Staff Leadership:
~Provide oversight and direction to the church staff (including performance evaluations and development plans)
**Congregational Leadership:
~Lead the equipping, training, and developing of leaders within the church
~Exhibit a passion for ministry
~Lead by example
~Work shoulder-to-shoulder with ministry leaders and volunteers in the ministries of the church
~Safeguard the church from theological and doctrinal error
**Cooperation:
~Exhibit strong diplomatic skills and lead within the context of a congregational style of church governance
~Be accountable to the Elders of TCDFB
~Have a strong desire and skills to recruit and develop the leadership qualities in others
~Empower those in ministry leadership positions to collaborate and implement ministry objectives
**Relational:
~Work with and relate to staff, Elders, ministry leaders, volunteers and the congregation as a whole
~Show evidence of love for people while reaching out, developing relationships, and showing compassion for the triumphs and problems in their lives
**Prayer:
~Seek and promote prayer as a priority, both personally and in the life of the church
**Outreach/Service:
~Aim to develop and maintain relationships in the local community to promote community and service outreach opportunities
**Evaluation/Development:
~Continuously evaluate the effectiveness of programs and propose creative ideas for improvement
~Actively seek and implement innovative technology solutions to advance the mission, vision, and values of TCDFB
**Administrative:
~Administer and adhere to the ordinances of the church
~Conduct pastoral care, visitation, and counseling in cooperation with the Elders and other church staff
~Officiate weddings, funerals, baptisms, and baby dedications in partnership with other church staff
~Participate in the planning of the annual budget in cooperation with the Stewardship Team and the Elders in preparation for congregational affirmation

QUALIFICATIONS
**Personal:
~A clear testimony of saving faith in Jesus Christ
~A belief in the inspired, inerrant, infallible and sufficient Word of God and a passion to live by it
~A character that exhibits the qualities outlined in 1 Timothy 3:1-7, Titus 1:6-9, and 1 Peter 5:2-4
~A lifestyle demonstrating consistent spiritual and moral characteristics which are in harmony with the covenant adopted by TCDFB
~An ability to relate to individuals with compassion, sensitivity, honesty, openness, and confidence
~A pattern of commitment to regular personal accountability with the Elders
~A recognition for the need to maintain personal free time for himself and his family
**Professional:
~An evident gift for preaching and teaching the Word of God
~The wisdom to accurately interpret the Bible and discover its meaning
~The gift to discern God's will and lead a congregation to that goal
~Enthusiasm for creating a long-term vision and being an active champion for it in collaboration with the Elders
~The capability to work effectively in a cooperative leadership environment.
~Proven ability to multitask in challenging situations
~Possess a spirit of cooperation, peace, reconciliation, and fellowship within the church body
~Demonstrate a passionate, heartfelt love for people with a Christ-like concern for their spiritual, physical, mental, and emotional well-being
~Exhibit Christ's love by developing positive and encouraging relationships within the church body

APPLICATION PROCESS
*Interested applicants should apply by sending their resume to pastorsearch@dfb.church
*Must be able to pass a criminal record background check and credit check
*Must provide a minimum of 3 references
 

About The Church at Deerfield Beach:

Our church was established in 1912, as First Baptist Church of Deerfield. In 2017, we unanimously voted to change our name to The Church at Deerfield Beach, reflective of the first century churches. We subscribe to the 1689 Baptist Confession (The Second London Confession). 

Job Qualifications:

The Church at Deerfield Beach is prayerfully seeking God's answer for a servant leader. The man we call to serve must meet the biblical requirements of an elder offered explicitly in 1 Timothy 3:1-7 and Titus 1:5-9 and commit to shepherding the flock in accord with the Bible's vision of pastoral leadership 

Position Information:

Job Title:
Senior Pastor
Time Type:
Full Time
Salary:
Not specified
Organization Type:
Church
Denomination:
Worship Style:
Contemporary
Church Size:
less than 100

Contact Information:

Organization Name:
Contact Name:
Aimee Lowther
Address1:
701 NE 2nd Street
Address2:
City:
Deerfield Beach
State or Province:
ZIP Code:
33441
Country:
United States
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