Candidates must be Holy Spirit filled and guided. Candidates’ personal character and financial standing must be above reproach both inside and outside the church. Candidates must possess at least a Master of Divinity degree from an accredited theological seminary and will have at least five (5) years of senior
level pastoral experience or five (5) years significant related ministry experience which includes experience in church administration (e.g. Assistant Pastor, Executive Pastor, Associate Minister, ministry leader) plus five (5) years of general ministry experience. Candidates must also be licensed and ordained in the Baptist church.
Candidates must have a demonstrated ability to prepare and deliver biblically sound, stimulating, inspirational and Spirit-filled sermons; should have a demonstrated aptness for Bible-based teaching;
should possess strong interpersonal skills; and should be approachable and demonstrate inclusiveness for all demographics within the congregation.
The successful candidate will have a vision for growing church membership that is both educated in the Word of God and strong in relationship with Christ, particularly a vision, commitment and experience for increasing the numbers and spiritual development of youth and young adults in the congregation.
Candidates must be open to new ideas, proficient in the use of technology and must have a proven record as a skilled administrator and manager of church staff and programs. The successful candidate will have a commitment to Christian Education, a zeal for missions and evangelism.