Position: Senior Pastor
Church: Sunnybank District Baptist Church
Sunnybank District Baptist Church (SDBC) is currently seeking an experienced Pastor with an exemplary Christlike character and spiritual maturity to fulfill the important role of Senior Pastor. Under God’s direction, the Senior Pastor will continue to provide spiritual and pastoral leadership for the congregations, whilst leading and facilitating SDBC’s ministries in maintaining and developing further a healthy Christian community to fulfill our biblical mission: “Working with God in transforming people into passionate followers of Jesus”.
SDBC is a Christ-centred church, focused on solid Bible-teaching with a strong belief in the importance of prayer. We are a multicultural, multigenerational church serving English, Mandarin and Cantonese congregations (combined 800+ attendees over 5 Sunday services), celebrating our 65th anniversary in 2022. We currently have 3 full time Associate Pastors on staff and many ministry leaders, with a broad range of ages, using their God-given gifts for His Glory.
Our next Senior Pastor would be required to have a clear understanding of the Scriptures and its applications, with a strong grasp of Theology and be a driven leader with a clear vision for our local church. They would need to be a team player with outstanding communication skills, communicating with the Board, Associate Pastors, Elders, Ministry Leaders and the church members.
A key role of the Senior Pastor will be to provide visionary leadership to the church, developing a long-term vision with the Board and with the Pastoral Team and working with the Board to provide a stable leadership and governance for SDBC. They will be responsible for approving and overseeing the preaching of God’s Word throughout the church, equip and encourage spiritual formation and discipleship and be intergenerational in demonstrating God’s love, by leading the church in engaging the surrounding communities. The Senior Pastor will report directly to the Board and be in agreement with the mission and constitution of SDBC. Candidates will need to be registered and ordained, or be eligible to be, by Queensland Baptist. They will need to have considerable experience leading a congregation with confidence and work collaboratively with others in humility.
To apply for the Senior Pastor position at SDBC , email your expression of interest to PSC@SDBC.org.au. An information pack will be sent to you via return email.
Please submit a resume and a cover letter that addresses each of the selection criteria within “our next senior Pastor at SDBC” in the Position Description.
For any queries, please use the above email. Applications will be considered on submission.
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