The Associate Pastor of Shepherding is a paid, full-time position that works in concert with the senior pastor and non-staff pastors to oversee and/or develop the following:
In addition, the Associate Pastor will assist with decision making and research on the Board of Elders, and provide pulpit fill for the Senior Pastor as needed.
The applicant must be a man of prayer, a man of discipline, a high-energy person, excited about local church ministry, possessing vision for a local church’s ministry potential, having a sincere love for God’s people, and able to take the initiative to develop effective ministry in a variety of areas. He should also possess strong relational abilities to connect both with believers and unbelievers. He should be available to participate in multiple ministry meetings weekly, especially available in the evenings and weekends to implement strategic training and church events. He should desire to learn from the senior pastor to deepen as a man of God and in wisdom for pastoring God’s sheep. He must be one who values and maintains a strong home life even while engaged in a demanding church schedule.
If you would like to apply for this position, please submit the following to the HBC Pastoral Search Committee: