Living Hope Baptist Church (Bowling Green, KY) is seeking a High School Pastor to join our team and help us pass the baton of faith to the next generation. We’re praying for candidates who love teenagers (grades 9-12) and their families, have a specific call to student ministry, and are gifted to connect and communicate with them. We’re committed to developing gospel-centered student disciples with a passion for Christ and His Word, who make disciples, serve the church, and are engaged with both local and global missions. As we pursue both a family ministry approach to discipleship (partnering with parents in growing students as disciples) and small groups, the High School Pastor will be expected to lead, equip and communicate with both parents and volunteer leaders. Qualified candidates will have previous lead experience in a ministry with at least 100 students, and give unreserved affirmation to the Living Hope statement of faith and membership covenant. Bible college or seminary training is preferred but not required.
• He will be a member in good standing of Living Hope Baptist Church or become a member within three months of beginning the position.
• He will be a man who fulfills the elder qualifications found in I Timothy 3:1-7 and Titus 1:5-9.
• He will have a well-articulated, zealous passion for fulfilling the Great Commission.
• He should have 4-6 years of experience of leading a ministry with a student/parent focus.
• He should possess good interpersonal skills, proven administrative abilities, be a team player and be committed to the local church.
• Experienced disciple-maker of students. Helping teenagers own and grow their faith.
• He must be aware of Biblical peacemaking and show an understanding and heart for it. The model we use is found at http://www.peacemaker.net
• Oversee the proper use and accountability of Living Hope’s personal evangelism teaching within the Student Ministry, The Story. Their website is found at http://viewthestory.com/
• He must enthusiastically embrace the vision, mission, and values of Living Hope Baptist Church found in our Membership and Leadership Covenants as well as our Personnel Handbook.
Living Hope Baptist Church is a contemporary Southern Baptist Church which exists to be a community Connecting with God and Caring for People. "The Hope" is a place where people are developing an authentic faith in God and remarkable relationships with friends, and where imperfect people are finding peace with God and sharing the Good News that there is hope.