Pastor Profile – First Baptist Church, Nogales, AZ
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The Pastor is a humble servant called to reach people with the love of Christ, seeks to see lives transformed through the Holy Spirit, and equip them to serve in and expand God's kingdom. He is a man of utmost integrity, a teacher of sound doctrine, and a heart that inspires people to believe wholeheartedly in our Lord, Jesus Christ.
Meet the biblical qualifications of a pastoring/teaching elder.
Acts 6:1-6; 20:28-31; 1 Tim 3:1-13; Titus 1:5-9 and 1 Peter 5:1-7.
Bilingual in English and Spanish. Can preach in both languages.
Possess a lifestyle characterized by moral integrity, ethics, and servant leadership.
Handle and communicate the Scriptures in an effective and compelling fashion.
Proficient in biblical theology and the ability to convey biblical truth.
Have a recognized ordination or be willing to pursue the same.
Able to accept the constitution and policies of FBC.
Preferred M.Div. or Bible college degree or in process or willing to pursue same.
Experience in leading a staff team of volunteers in a unified vision and direction.
Able to plan, set goals, promote events, and organize leadership development.
Able to mentor, encourage and motivate.
Possess good interpersonal skills with an ability to listen.
Able to be a bridge between two cultures.
Responsibilities of the Pastor would include, but are not limited to:
As the recognized human leader of the church, the Pastor carries all the duties and responsibilities of an Elder such as:
Prayer covering for all members, attendees, and ministries.
Teaching and preaching God's Word in all settings and functions.
Spiritual and biblical protection of the church, which includes doctrine.
Spiritual admonishment and/or discipline in cooperation with church leadership.
Leadership and teacher development.
Oversight of the vision, spiritual direction, and spiritual welfare of the Church.
Oversight of the worship services and ministry programs of the Church.
Oversight and leadership of Church staff in cooperation with church leadership.
Ensuring procedures are in place for the functioning of the Church.