Alberta Baptist Church of Tuscaloosa, AL is seeking a full-time senior pastor who will be responsible for shepherding a congregation of believers, providing clear and biblical leadership through these uncertain times, preach the Word of God to equip the church body in reaching the surrounding community, and work with fellow staff in painting a vision for the future of the church and implementing this vision. He will be supported by a Deacon body, Minister of Worship, College Pastor, and Youth Pastor in these endeavors. Alberta Baptist Church is most recently known in the community for their relief work after the April 27, 2011 tornado that destroyed both the church building and the surrounding area. We are located less than two miles from the University of Alabama campus which allows for many opportunities to minister to a wide variety of students both domestic and international. We wish to continue in this service mentality toward the community/students and expand upon it in creative and meaningful ways.
ABC is seeking a pastor who:
Will consistently point people to the Gospel in word and deed.
Will bring high-quality, expositional preaching in sermons that will both encourage and challenge members to grow in their faith.
Will develop personal relationships with members so that they can be personally ministered to and they can minister to the pastor.
Will seek God’s direction for the church, communicate this direction effectively to the body, and lead us in that direction.
Will manage and work with fellow staff members well.
Will act as a mediator and agent of reconciliation in the church to bring people together under Christ.
Is willing to coordinate with other local churches to more effectively minister to the community.
Licensed and ordained as a Southern Baptist Minister
Meets the qualifications of pastor outlined in 1 Timothy 3:1-7 and Titus 1:5-9
Previous experience as senior pastor
Masters of Divinity or equivalent from respected seminary
Experience in fostering and growing small group ministries
Experience serving a multicultural community
Experience ministering to a multigenerational congregation
Please direct resumes to the Pastor Search Committee at: firstname.lastname@example.org