Lifehouse Community Church (Oskaloosa, IA) – Lead Pastor
The Big Picture
Lifehouse Community Church is searching for a Lead Pastor who will be responsible for effectively expositing the complete Word of God to the church family with accurate interpretation and relevant application.
The Lead Pastor is responsible for effectively expositing the complete Word of God to the church family with accurate interpretation and relevant application. Servant leadership is needed to provide vision and guidance in helping the church family grow toward spiritual maturity and healthiness, and in embracing the call of God to share the gospel locally and globally. The Lead Pastor must genuinely love people and provide tangible care to them. The Lead Pastor must do all within his power to promote unity within the church family, and to protect it from false teachings and influences. He must truly have a heart for God and His Word, and people.
We are seeking a mature follower of Christ who meets the Biblical qualifications of an elder/overseer, who has a consistent and deep prayer life and demonstrates personal passion and commitment to the authority of the Word of God, discipleship, and outreach. He must be in agreement with the doctrinal statement of Lifehouse Community Church and support their By-Laws. He must be a gifted expository Bible teacher and love people. We are seeking a servant leader with strong relational skills and vision to lead the church family to the next level. Other desired qualities include: integrity, humility, compassion, industrious, organized, hospitable, administrative skills, self-motivated, initiator, mobilizer and team builder.
A Master’s Degree in Theology or Divinity (or the equivalent) with 5-10 years of pastoral ministry experience is preferred. Formal Bible training is strongly preferred. Ordination is required.
The total compensation package is $70,000-$80,000, depending on experience. This amount is to cover all expenses related to the position, including salary, taxes, all social security contributions, medical benefits, retirement benefits, if desired, ministry expenses, etc. Paid time off is provided: 2 weeks from start to year 5; 3 weeks from year 5 to year 10; 4 weeks for more than 10 years of service. Continuing education or conference attendance annually is encouraged and reimbursed, pending elder approval.
How To Apply
Please look over this job description and the church website. Along with your resume please answer these questions:
- Why do you believe that you might be a good fit as the Lead Pastor at Lifehouse Community Church?
- Describe your experiences in ministry and how you may be qualified to serve as the Lead Pastor at Lifehouse Community Church?
- In just a few sentences please give a summary of your theology and how that is in line with Lifehouse Community Church?
Please send your resume, the answers to these questions and a link to at least one online sermon to [email protected].