Senior Pastor

Date Posted: June 26, 2024
Hours Per Week: 40+
Lake Bible Church
Lake Oswego, OR, USA
Job Type: Lead/Head/Senior Pastor
Other Details

The Senior Pastor role is a cornerstone for Lake Bible. Aside from strong personal belief and convictions that align to the vision and mission of the church, the senior pastor must be a seasoned leader with a strong people orientation who can set vision as well as execute it. Within the Biblical structure set forward for churches, the Senior Pastor will work closely with the Elder Board, will coach and develop pastoral staff, will maintain fiscal oversight and will shepherd the congregation through both preaching and personal connection.

We are seeking a servant-leader with a true calling to ministry to grow and develop the hearts of His people through deep Biblical knowledge that focuses on application. A Senior Pastor who has the charisma to lead but is equally comfortable as teacher and mentor, grounded in prayer and learning, will be essential

Preferred Qualifications


A bachelor’s degree required while a masters of divinity degree from an accredited Theological Seminary is preferred.


Previous Senior Pastor experience is strongly preferred and should include:

  • Demonstrated leadership skills, successful history leading and developing teams.
  • Committed to and able to demonstrate giftedness in expository preaching.

Skills and Attributes

Our ideal candidate would possess the following:

  • Outstanding communication skills, both with Elders/staff and congregation.
  • Belief in the inerrancy of Scripture.
  • Passion for the Gospel of Jesus Christ.
  • Visionary leader with ability to both communicate and drive the vision.
  • Balance between relational “people person” and true scholar of the Word.
  • Committed to LBC mission and values.
  • Committed family life and exemplary personal conduct.
  • Problem solving orientation, ability to work with and through teams.
  • Strong work ethic; servant-leader orientation.

How To Apply

If you are interested in this position please send your resume via email to: [email protected]