Senior Pastor
Westside Baptist Church
Lewisville, Texas
Date Posted:
8/26/14
Denomination:
Baptist – Southern Baptist Convention (SBC), Texas Baptist (formerly Baptist General Convention of Texas)
Church Size:
2000 – 2500
Job Type:
Full-Time

Senior Pastor Position Available – Westside Baptist Church of Lewisville, TX (WBC) is seeking a man called by God, who is willing to preach and teach the uncompromising Gospel of Jesus Christ, to serve as its Senior Pastor. WBC is a historically African American church with an average Sunday worship attendance of 850 people and an average Bible Study attendance of 400 people.
The Senior Pastor must be able to lead both full-time and part-time staff as well as a host of volunteers in all ministry activities; and must have a minimum of 5 years Pastoral experience. A master’s degree or doctoral degree related to ministry is preferred. Past service as either a senior pastor or senior staff member at a church of similar size and diversity is a plus. Compensation for the position will be commensurate with the experience, education, and background of the candidate as determined by church size and market evaluations.
The church is conservative theologically and supports the Baptist Faith and Message as adopted in 2000. It is expected that any pastoral candidate’s views would be consistent with those of the church body as a whole, and a passion to reach the lost to make disciples of the saved is essential. The church motto is: “Westside Baptist Church – Where Making God’s Word Plain is a Part of His Plan.” WBC is a strong supporter of the SBC Cooperative Program and is a recognized leader in giving to the DBA and Texas Baptist (TB).
Lewisville, Texas a suburb of Dallas/Ft. Worth is located in Denton County and sits along Interstate 35, a major transportation corridor that stretches from Canada to Mexico. It is bordered by the cities of Flower Mound, Highland Village, Corinth, Coppell, Carrollton, and The Colony and is approximately 15 minutes from DFW International Airport. The cities of Lewisville, Flower Mound and Highland Village are home to approximately 183,000 residents who are primarily Anglo but include growing Hispanic (15%), Asian (7%) and African American (6%) populations. WBC draws members from these cities and other surrounding counties in the area. Denton County has a population in excess of 700,000 people and is home to two major universities. Interested parties may learn more about WBC at www.wbcchurch.org., Denton County at www.co.denton.tx.us and Lewisville at www.cityoflewisville.com.

Resume Submissions
Online (Email attachment in pdf format)

Interested parties must submit a cover letter, resume, credentials package (license and ordination certificates) and video (or link) to:
wbcpastoralsearchcommittee@googlegroups.com no later than midnight on September 26, 2014.
Or
Hard copy
Send only to the address listed below (EXACTLY AS WRITTEN) no later than midnight on September 26, 2014.

WESTSIDE BAPTIST CHURCH
P.O. Box 292875
Lewisville, TX 75029


REQUIREMENTS:

The Senior Pastor must be able to lead both full-time and part-time staff as well as a host of volunteers in all ministry activities; and must have a minimum of 5 years Pastoral experience. A master’s degree or doctoral degree related to ministry is preferred. Past service as either a senior pastor or senior staff member at a church of similar size and diversity is a plus. Compensation for the position will be commensurate with the experience, education, and background of the candidate as determined by church size and market evaluations.


CONTACT:

Pastoral Search Committee
wbcpastoralsearchcommittee@googlegroups.com
(972) 221-5668



Westside

900 Bellaire Blvd
Lewisville, TX 75067
www.wbcchurch.org
(972) 221-5668

Welcome! We’re glad you stopped by. At Westside Baptist Church, our focus is Transforming Lives in a Christ-centered Community. At the core of this is a commitment to relationships, relationships with God, each other, and those outside our church as well. We want every person in our church to be: - Nurturing and deepening their relationship with God - Experiencing genuine community - Making a difference in our world, from our front door to the ends of the earth As we walk together, we believe we are becoming a more Christ-like, loving, and serving community. We hope you will join us on this journey.