Port Lincoln 'Living Waters' Baptist Church

South Australia (SA)
Posted 4 months ago

“Living Waters” Baptist Church Port Lincoln (PLBC) is seeking to fill the position of Pastor as our current Pastor is retiring. We seek a vibrant and energetic person who feels called to step into this position. Opportunities present for connecting across our community, sharing the hope we have in Jesus, enabling and encouraging our growth in Christ’s mission.

We are seeking a Pastor who endeavours to exemplify the following characteristics:

  • An ability to lead the church by personal example, seeking to be empowered by a prayerful, Spirit filled life, with a reliance on God for direction and vision both personally and for the church.
  • A sound knowledge of God’s word and a commitment to communicate it well through preaching and / or teaching; at the same time being committed to ongoing learning and ministry development.
  • Able to present the unchanging truth of the gospel and the whole scriptures in a way that is relevant to all generations.
  • A commitment to Jesus’s command to love all people with an evangelistic heart.
  • Able to exercise oversight of the operational aspects of the church as an inclusive and empowering planner and leader, creating space for differing approaches to mission and ministry.
  • A highly relational person with humility and passion. An active listener with maturity of discernment, who can relate to all ages.
  • Someone who supports and encourages home groups and leaders.
  • A leader who seeks to equip the saints for the work of the ministry, for building up the body of Christ. A person who can facilitate and encourage qualities and gifting in others and who can delegate and challenge problems if necessary.

Essential Criteria:

  • A strong sense of calling and commitment to PLBC.
  • Has qualification in Ministry or is working toward that.
  • Is accredited as a Baptist pastor or is willing to pursue accreditation.
  • Ability to lead with wisdom, compassion, and integrity.
  • Experience with governance, oversight of administrative leadership and ministry activities.
  • SA Working with Childrens Check and Police Clearance.

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