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Senior/ Lead Pastor

Date Posted: June 12, 2024
Hours Per Week: 40
Milford Bible Church
Milford, PA, USA
Job Type: Lead/Head/Senior Pastor
Other Details

Milford Bible Church is currently accepting applications for the position of Lead Pastor. We are a mid-sized church located in northeastern Pennsylvania.

Pastor Profile

  • Our pastor will be above reproach, meeting the scriptural qualifications for elders as described in: 1 Timothy 3:1-7, Titus 1:5-9, 1 Peter 5:1-4.
  • Masters of Divinity degree or equivalent from an accredited institution.
  • A demonstrated ability in expository preaching and teaching that is relatable to new and seasoned Christians alike(At least 20 sermons in the past 2 years).
  • Demonstrated skills in leadership, shepherding, relationship building, discipleship, community outreach and evangelism.
  • 5 years of ministry (leadership) experience preferred.
  • In agreement with the Mission, Vision, Values, and Statement of Faith of Milford Bible Church, including the Gender, Marriage, and Authority statement.
  • Maintains a strong commitment to home and foreign missions.
  • Self-awareness and humility – understands his own strengths and weaknesses, is candid about them, and works to complement weaknesses and capitalize on strengths.

Job Description

Gospel Preaching and Teaching

The Lead Pastor will:

  • Assume primary responsibility for providing clear, compelling, expositional, Christ-centered preaching of the whole counsel of God.
  • Be actively involved in teaching outside the primary Sunday morning service.

Shepherding

In cooperation with the other Pastors and Elders, the Lead Pastor will:

  • Take initiative to safeguard doctrine, develop the mission, vision and core values, and cast and execute the vision for MBC in alignment with Scripture.
  • Equip MBC for discipleship, growth, evangelism, prayer, and other forms of ministry.
  • Be involved in pastoral care, counseling, visitation, and discipline.
  • Perform funerals, weddings, baptisms, and baby dedications as needed.

Leadership

The Lead Pastor will:

  • Identify and train leaders from among the congregation.
  • Foster unity among the elder team.
  • Ensure that other elders, interns, and gifted men are equipped and offered opportunities to preach at MBC services.
  • Ensure services are conducted for the glory of God, edification of the believer and salvation of the lost, in alignment with Scripture and MBC’s core values.
  • Oversee all MBC paid staff.

How To Apply

To apply, please submit your resume and cover letter and recordings of three recent sermons to along with the attached introductory Questionnaire to: [email protected]

For more information please visit.  http://milfordbiblechurch.org/search