Senior Pastor

First Baptist Church Robertsdale

Senior Pastor
FULL-TIME (Package: $70,000-$80,000)

Dependent on Education & Experience
Location: Robertsdale, AL

Who We Are

At First Baptist Church Robertsdale, we are passionate about Jesus. From our singing together, to our fellowship together, we have a central purpose, making much of the Name of Jesus. Founded over 100 years ago, our church has a history of serving Christ and those in our community. We believe that God has called us to make Disciples of all people, and that starts right here in our own back yard.

We celebrate over 20 years of extensive international outreach and partnerships primarily in Eastern Europe.  We also have a strong local outreach through our disaster relief efforts, feeding units, KOZ (Kids Outdoor Zone), Baldwin Baptist Association, annual Christmas toy store, and Camp 318.

Our Mission

We believe that the truth of Jesus will set you free, so we proclaim God’s truth from His word.  At First Baptist Robertsdale the Bible is proclaimed and its truth presented to help each of us live our lives the way God desires. Our mission and purpose can be broken down into our three pillars of ministry: Loving. Growing. Going.

-We are called to be a church that Loves.
-We are called to be a church that Disciples.
-We are called to be a church that Intentionally Spreads the Gospel of Jesus Christ.

-Demonstrate a love for our Lord and Savior Jesus Christ and present a lifestyle that comports with the qualifications outlined in scripture.
o   1 Timothy 3:2-4; Titus 1:7-9; Matthew 9:36; Acts 20:17-20; Philippians 2:5-8
-Master of Divinity (MDiv) from an accredited institution of higher learning.
-Minimum of 5 years of experience as a licensed and ordained Baptist or Southern Baptist minister.
-Possess exceptional interpersonal problem solving and conflict resolution skills.
-Ability to organize and coordinate multiple ministries.
-A life that demonstrates a lasting commitment to God’s Word
o  Philippians 2:16
-Commitment to a regular pattern of in-depth study of God’s word for the purpose of growing in relationship to God and bringing the truth of His word to the congregation.
o  Hebrews 4:12
-Ability to facilitate and oversee ministerial staff training and education.

-Prepare and deliver consistent expository sermons that are both Christ centered and biblically sound.
-Demonstrate an approach to spiritual growth and congregational development that encompasses various age groups and walks of life to ensure all are ministered to for the edification of the entire church body.
-Oversee and execute the administration of current church staff in the areas of ministry, business, facilities, and logistical support.  The lead pastor must be willing to:

o  Oversee pastoral care needs of the congregation.  This would include premarital counseling, vocational, family, bereavement, counseling sessions, funerals etc. as needed and share as necessary with other lay and ordained ministers in these needs.
o  Supervise the office staff and provide direction, as needed, for the effective functioning of all office support functions.
o  Oversee development of and adherence to church policies and procedures.

-Maintain open communication with active deacon body and attend monthly meetings for the purpose of regular delineation of the ministries, direction, and vision for the church.
-Demonstrate a willingness to be an all-in team player who is comfortable leading an established, effective and experienced team of ministerial and administrative staff members.  This will include being a strong leader supportive of community missions and outreach, family, community involvement, and strong dedication to relentless discipleship.

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