Job Description

Pleasant Ridge Baptist Church is seeking a full-time senior pastor who will be responsible for providing spiritual and administrative leadership in all aspects of church life. Not only will the pastor preach and conduct Bible Studies, he will also lead the church staff in completing their tasks. He will be supported by an active group of Deacons as well as our Associate Pastor of Worship. Pleasant Ridge Baptist Church is currently the fastest growing church in rural Walton County, one of the fastest-growing counties in the state and nation.

The church is seeking a pastor who:
- will effectively use the Holy Scriptures to inspire and encourage congregants to grow in their faith of Jesus Christ as Lord and Savior.
- attends to the spiritual needs of the members from the pulpit and on an individual level.
- seeks God’s direction for the church and clearly communicates that vision to the church leadership and the church.
- will lead an outreach and discipleship ministries that involve church members.

- Licensed and Ordained as a Southern Baptist Minister
- Meets the biblical qualifications of a pastor set forth in 1 Timothy 3:1-7 and Titus 1:5-9
- Clarification of your level of education and experience must be added to your resume; salary ranges from $45,000 -$60,000 depending on experience.

About Pleasant Ridge Baptist Church

We are located in a semi-rural area southwest of the city of DeFuniak Springs, Florida, and welcome you to participate in age-appropriate Bible study classes, family worship services and other activities. We believe that a personal relationship with Jesus Christ is the most important aspect of your life.

There is a place for you here - a place to worship, to make friends, to learn, to grow, and to serve. Come as you are, and know that you are accepted by our loving and forgiving God.
Position Filled
Experience Required
1 – 5 years


Education Required
Bachelor’s degree

Date Posted
2 years ago
Defuniak Springs, Florida

Baptist: SBC

Church Size
125-250 people