SHBC connections pastor
Shirley Hills Baptist Church of Warner Robins, GA, is seeking a full time Connections Pastor. We are a church committed to making disciples who will make disciples. This man will serve the church by overseeing the process of ministering to guests from their first visit to becoming disciple-making Christ followers. The Connections Pastor will oversee the disciple-making strategy of SHBC as well as help people become members. He should have a heart for discipleship and love people in a diverse community.
Constantly seek to grow spiritually; be committed to a daily period of prayer and Bible study
Be a positive and cheerful representative of Jesus Christ and SHBC at all times
Ensure personal and family life is to be consistent with 1 Timothy 5:17-22 and Titus 1:5-9.
Give a tithe to the local church
Shall be caring, discerning, sensitive, and must exhibit the characteristics of a person living a Christ-centered life as described in Col 3:12-17, Gal 5:22-23, and Phil 2:5-9
Hold doctrinal views consistent with the 2000 Baptist Faith and Message
Lead the church in planning, developing, and implementing a comprehensive program to connect our people with the spiritual growth strategy of Shirley Hills Baptist Church
Lead guests and members to develop a sense of belonging, involvement, and spiritual growth by meeting people where they are and encouraging them to develop and grow in Christ
Facilitate relational connection and spiritual growth of adults through small groups, volunteer teams, and assimilation of new members
Responsible for the development and execution of a first impressions ministry
Responsible for the oversight and execution of a comprehensive small group ministry
Responsible to facilitate connections on volunteer teams
Responsible for the development and oversight of the church membership strategy
Responsible for the development and oversight of a Pastoral Care strategy
Other duties as assigned by the Senior Pastor
Degreed education required; seminary preferred
Preferably a minimum of five years of experience working with small groups and the disciple-making process in a mid-to-large sized church
Demonstrate a passion for people, teaching, and exposition of the Bible
Understand issues, demands, and pressures on families today
Proficient with various forms of media and technology involved in ministry
Work is performed inside with normal indoor lighting and controlled temperature. Outside exposure may be necessary occasionally.
May require sitting and standing for extended periods.
Requires lengthy utilization of a personal computer.