-An emphasis on Bible based, expository teaching.
-Must be a student of the Word and have good study habits.
-Must make scripture relevant and applicable.
-Pastoral. Able to relate to and serve the congregation well.
-Passionate. Confident in what he teaches, and not afraid to challenge the congregation.
-MDiv preferred, but lower degree acceptable depending on gifting and experience.
-Gifts must include preaching/teaching.
-Some admin skills preferred, but not required.
-Counseling/Shepherding experience preferred.
-Able to cast vision.
-Senior Pastor experience preferred, but not required, depending on other pastoral experience.
-Associate Pastor experience minimum.