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.


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.
  • 5 years of pastoral ministry experience with a demonstrated ability in expository preaching and teaching, leadership, shepherding, relationship building, discipleship, and evangelism.
  • 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.


To apply, please submit your resume and cover letter, along with a completed introductory questionnaire and recordings of three recent sermons (video if possible)

Experience Required
1 – 5 years
Education Required
Master’s degree
Job Type
Full-time

Location
Milford, Pennsylvania
Denomination
Non-Denominational
Church Size
125-250