Southern Baptist Convention

Grace Family Fellowship (GFF) of Pleasant Hill, MO, seeks a qualified candidate for Lead Pastor. The Lead Pastor is to effectively shepherd/pastor the church by equipping the saints for the work of ministry and building up the body of Christ. GFF will hire an advanced follower of Jesus Christ with 10+ years’ experience as a lead/teaching pastor. He is to lead by example and have the respect of others both within and outside of the church and has successfully demonstrated effective leadership in church ministries.


Responsivities include:
• Prepare and deliver weekly sermons and seasonal services, communicating the church’s vision
• Share responsibility with Elders to provide spiritual oversight and direction for the church body and staff
• Lead services for communion and baptism
• Conduct wedding and funeral services on request
• Maintain positive relationships with the community and local churches
• Be available as a resource for church ministries as needed
• Oversee day-to-day duties of the church staff either directly or indirectly

Knowledge, Skill, Abilities:
• Integrity and spiritual maturity modeled in personal conduct and lifestyle
• Strong leadership/administrative abilities to lead a church positioned to move forward
• Effective organizational and evaluation skills to enhance existing activities and ministries
• Courageous communicator of biblical truths with excellent teaching and preaching skills
• Good pastoral care and ministry skills
• Encourager/promoter of evangelism to the churched and unchurched
• One who demonstrates a love for the lost and saved, and mixes well with all ages
• Leadership style characterized more by influence and persuasion than by control or coercion
• Agree with the Baptist Faith and Message 2000
• Be a GFF church member with family
• Reside in Pleasant Hill, MO
• Report directly to the Elders and attend all Elder meetings
• Actively attend and participate in Sunday School and/or homegroup
• An accredited college degree in biblical studies or related field is preferred

Please send cover letter and resume to


Josh Curtis, Team lead