ROLES AND RESPONSIBILITIES:
Below is a list of the primary roles and responsibilities of the Lead Pastor
at Cypress Bible Church:
Serve as an equal member of the Elder Board and represent the staff in that role. It is our current practice that the Executive Pastor also attends our Elder meetings as a non-voting participant.
Work in concert with the Executive Pastor on staff planning, hiring, management, disciplinary issues and other personnel issues and serve as a permanent member of the Elder Board's Personnel Committee.
Engage in organizational problem-solving.
Provide high-level organizational decision making and approvals.
Serve as the point person for communicating our strategic vision and other important information to the congregation. He will be the primary “up front” leader on Sunday mornings and in other settings that require communication with the congregation.
Serve as ambassador and point of contact to our community and other outside parties engaging with CBC.
Directly supervise the Executive Pastor, the Worship Pastor, and the Hispanic Ministry Pastor (the Lead Pastor will report directly to the Elder Board)
STRATEGY and VISION CASTING.
The development of the strategic direction, vision, mission, values is a collaborative effort involving the Elders, Lead Pastor, Executive Pastor, and Strategic Team. Currently the Strategic Team is led by the Executive Pastor to ensure alignment between all ministries. The Strategic Team is comprised of the Go Pastor, Equipping Pastor, Worship Pastor and Care & Counseling Pastor.
Provide inspirational vision casting to the Elders, ministry leaders, the congregation and other stakeholders as needed.
Serve as the primary mouthpiece in communicating strategy and direction to the church and generate enthusiasm and movement toward strategic initiatives.
When needed, serve as point person for questions that then can be directed to the pastors, elders, or lay leaders responsible.
Serve as a catalyst for change in leading a transition to a healthy, multigenerational growing church that effectively reaches Millennials and Gen Z as well as our diverse surrounding community.
Actively engage in team building, encouragement, development, and unification of all CBC Staff.
Lead the flock corporately and interpersonally in a humble, approachable manner that protects, convicts, encourages, challenges and comforts.
Mediate relational conflicts with staff, lay leaders, and other congregants as needed.
Counsel and care for CBC members as needed.
Set an example for the church as a humble, servant leader.
Prioritize the empowerment and development of pastoral staff to grow in their responsibilities, skills, and personal growth.
Establish leadership development systems that facilitate the development of current and future Elders, Deacons, Pastors, and lay leaders across the organization.
Develop reproducing disciples at CBC who are growing in their relationship with Jesus.
Serve as the primary preacher/teacher for each of CBC's two Sunday morning services, preaching the majority of the time. Deliver messages from an exegetical methodology with a strong application emphasis.
Devise the CBC preaching calendar with input from the Strategic Team and Elders (as needed), including dates, content, and speakers
Teach in other large group, small group, on-line, or other contexts as needed.
Identify, coach, and develop the teaching gifts of pastoral staff, lay leaders, and teachers at CBC to enhance ministry effectiveness.
Please look over this job description and the church. Along with your resume
please answer these questions:
Why do you believe that you might be a good fit as the Lead Pastor at Cypress
Describe your experiences in ministry and how you may be qualified to serve as
the Lead Pastor of Cypress Bible Church?
In just a few sentences please give a summary of your theology and how that is
in line with the doctrine of Cypress Bible Church?
Please send your resume, the answers to these questions and a link to a few
online sermons to [email protected]
Centerpoint Church Colton
Contact Name & Contact Info
Description of Organization
Centerpoint Church Colton (Colton, CA)
The Big Picture
Cypress Bible Church (centerpointchurch.church) (600-650) is seeking a
full-time Lead Pastor to exegetically preach the Word of God and equip the
saints for the glory of God.
Top 5 Qualifications
Doctrinal Alignment - In full agreement with CBC's doctrinal statement and teaching positions.
Elder Qualified - Must be a man of unquestionable moral character, “above reproach”, who meets the Biblical qualifications of Elder as set forth in 1 Timothy 3, Titus 1 and 1 Peter 5.
Seminary Trained - Must have a Master's of Arts or higher from a reputable seminary that aligns theologically and doctrinally with CBC.
Skilled Exegetical Teacher - Needs to have ample examples of exegetical preaching for review available for any potential candidate. Elders are less willing to allow the candidate to grow into exegetical preaching style, but more willing to allow for growth in leadership skills.
Skilled Exegetical Teacher Explained.
Communicates biblical truths that connect across diverse generations,
ethnicities and social demographics of the Cypress area
Teaches and preaches God's word exegetically with practical applications,
reaching across generations and varying levels of spiritual maturity in a
Exceptional Leader - Candidate needs to have been in leadership over a significant amount of time over a significant ministry overseeing both employees and volunteers, preferably at a church.
Exceptional Leader Explained.
As a Bridge Builder they are relational able to create an environment of
trust and safety in order to bring out the best contributions from others
As a Team Builder and team player who includes others in decision making
Ability to build a strong and cohesive staff culture where ministry efforts align and differences are valued
Strength of character to make the call and stand by decisions
As a Visionary Leader they are able to unite the leadership, staff, and
congregation under God's vision for CBC
Ability to inspire and energize congregation to go and move towards the achievement of kingdom impact
Unafraid to enact change where needed and be skilled in change management
CBC LEAD PASTOR SUMMARY & ROLES
The Lead Pastor will be responsible to provide overall directional leadership
of the church while collaborating with the Elder Board and senior staff
Leaders to discern, develop and cast strategic vision for where God is taking
Cypress Bible Church. He will be the primary communicator, preaching the
majority of the time, at each of our two Sunday main worship services as well
as other in-person and on-line contexts. He will be the point person for
communicating our strategic vision to the congregation and will serve as
ambassador to our community and other outside parties engaging with CBC. The
Lead Pastor will exercise leadership at CBC through serving as a member of the
Elder Board, high-level decision making and problem solving, and through
intentional development of future church leaders (both staff and lay
leaders). The Lead Pastor will also shepherd the flock by providing care,
correction, and protection in the context of loving, grace-filled
relationships. This position will report directly to the Elder Board and will
directly supervise the Executive Pastor, the Worship Pastor, and the Hispanic
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