Lead Pastor, Omaha, NE
We are a multi-generational evangelical Bible church of about 400 attenders in Omaha, NE, known for solid Biblical teaching, for joyful Word-centered worship, for strong commitment to discipleship and global missions, for being a caring community where members support and pray for each other, and for ministries across the spectrum to men, women, and children. We are seeking an elder-qualified individual to fulfill the role of Lead Pastor. He will serve as our main teaching pastor, and provide skilled leadership and oversight as a co-elder, under the authority of a congregationally-affirmed board of elders. They will work together to delegate responsibilities as appropriate.
I. Role/Accountability Crosspoint Bible Church is an elder-led church, and the Lead Pastor reports to the Board of Elders. The Lead Pastor provides oversight for the pastoral and ministry staff, and general oversight of all church activities - delegating as appropriate. In addition to the duties listed below, the Lead Pastor will perform all other duties as assigned by the Board of Elders.
II. Essential Duties and Responsibilities
A. Ministry of the Word
The Lead pastor will be the primary preacher for the church and will be committed to sound doctrine and to exposition of Scripture that is relevant, authentic, and applicable. He will preach at least 80% of Sundays within a calendar year and will oversee and coordinate all services and administration of the ordinances.
The Lead Pastor will promote healthy prayer life within the church body by modeling and teaching prayer.
The Lead Pastor will lead the pastors and ministry staff, providing oversight, guidance and support. He will eagerly engage appropriate ministry leaders in planning and decision-making. As a member of the Board of Elders, the Lead Pastor will provide insight and advice, while working closely with the elders to establish and fulfill the vision of the church.
D. Discipleship & Evangelism
The Lead Pastor will foster local discipleship and evangelism by demonstrating and encouraging a commitment to relational discipleship opportunities and local outreach efforts. He will foster global discipleship and evangelism by demonstrating and encouraging a commitment to effective global ministries.
E. Shepherding, Pastoral Care, & Community Building
The Lead Pastor, in conjunction with the elders, will ensure that the members of our congregation are properly nurtured and shepherded. He will ensure that members are welcomed, engaged, invested, and encouraged to use their spiritual gifts. He will ultimately oversee and coordinate visitation, counseling, baptisms, funerals, weddings, etc. The Lead Pastor will seek to foster a loving, authentic community of believers.
Crosspoint Bible Church
7820 Fort Street
Omaha, NE 68134