Hickory Rock Baptist Church
The Pastor will have: A clear sense of calling to this ministry. Love for and commitment to their own family. An obvious sense of humor without demeaning others. Good financial sense regarding personal/family finances as well as church/ministry finances. Good organizational and leadership skills. Courage of their convictions without being dogmatic. An impeccable moral reputation. Above average preaching/teaching ability. Above average administrative skills. The Pastor will have beliefs and preferences similar to those of the church in the following areas: Scripture Salvation, ALL who believe in Christ can be saved. Women in church leadership roles. Divorced persons in church involvement and leadership roles. Conducting the quarterly Lord’s Supper. Traditional worship style preference. The Pastor will demonstrate skills in the following areas: Ability to motivate others to participate in churchwide activities. Ability to relate well to all ages, races, and ethnic backgrounds. Exceptional ability to explain Biblical concepts appropriate to all ages and make practical application of those concepts. The Pastor will have: A passion for hands-on missions/ministry in and beyond the local community. A vision for reaching the lost in the local community. A vision for strengthening families. A passion for developing family health and teaching family values. A love for and appreciation of all ages. A vision for connecting with the unchurched in the community in a variety of ways to open doors for ministry and evangelism. A vision for the spiritual growth of the congregation. A passion for pastoral care for the elderly, sick, shut-ins, bereaved, and lonely. Goals for training and developing leaders among church members. Goals for increased attendance and participation in church worship and activities. Supports both SBC and CBF mission involvement.
03/19/2019 to 11/18/2019