About the job
Job Description: Senior Pastor - First Baptist Church On The Square, LaGrange, GA
First Baptist Church On The Square in LaGrange, GA, is prayerfully seeking a dynamic and experienced Senior Pastor to lead our multigenerational church. The Senior Pastor will be responsible for leading and shepherding the church community, preaching Bible-based sermons, casting vision in fulfillment of the church’s mission, developing discipleship strategies and various ministries that foster spiritual growth and outreach.
Equipping the Saints for Ministry
Serve as the primary Bible-based teaching pastor for the church, delivering sermons that inspire, instruct, equip, and correct the FBC church body
Protect the doctrinal integrity of the church’s preaching, teaching, and community outreach
Cast a vision for fulfilling the church’s mission
Pastoral Leadership / Shepherding
Set the example of ministry for the FBC membership.
Lead the church members to care for one another
As the under-shepherd, love and care for the flock God has entrusted to him.
Council members and refer for additional counseling as appropriate.
Church / Organizational Leadership
Lead the FBC ministerial staff to success in their respective ministry areas.
Manage the performance of ministerial staff
Model servant leadership and submission for the entire church staff
Financial stewardship--Lead the budget process to ensure God’s resources are spent wisely and with maximum impact
Proven ministerial leadership or pastoral experience at a comparable church, Seminary degree from an institution whose teachings are consistent with the Baptist Faith & Message 2000
Demonstrated ability to shepherd and lead a church to reach the lost of our community, to equip believers, and to love one another
Experience in the innovative, missional growth of a church or ministry
Experience ministering to the spiritual and personal needs facing each of our generations and demographics