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Korean-American Ministry Resources

Senior Pastor

 

Global Harvest Church

Carrollton, TX, United States

Website: www.ghcdallas.org

 

Position Title: Senior Pastor, Multi-Ethnic Church

Job Type: Full-Time Exempt, Competitive Salary and Benefits Package

 

CHURCH PROFILE:

Global Harvest Church (“GHC”) is a vibrant, mid-size SBC affiliated church located in Carrollton, TX, drawing from surrounding communities including the nation’s fastest-growing suburbs of North Dallas. It is a predominantly 2nd generation Korean-American congregation with multi-Asian and other ethnic members that is continuing to build on over 20 years of community and global ministry impact.

GHC is located less than 20 miles north of Dallas in Carrollton, central to the area’s award-winning schools and universities, Fortune 500 companies, shopping, entertainment and recreational facilities are plentiful here too.

 

RESPONSIBILITIES:

GHC is looking for an Asian-American Senior Pastor who will lead the church through its next chapter in fulfilling God’s vision for GHC through servant-leadership, effective communication, and exceptional people skills.

GHC’s next Senior Pastor will:

·         Embrace the multi-cultural and multi-ethnic nature of DFW area and effectively lead GHC to reach out to its surrounding communities

·         Lead the development and implementation of GHC’s vision casting, long-term and short-term planning

·         Plan and execute the preaching/teaching ministry, ensuring that a biblically-based message of significance is delivered with passion and excellence

·         Lead, attract, retain and develop church staff and volunteers to reach and exceed their goals

·         Work with church leadership to maintain good stewardship of the church’s resources

·         Provide pastoral care and counseling to members when necessary

·         Leads the small-group (House Church) and discipleship ministries to encourage spiritual growth, development and support of members

·         Provide direction to the praise team, welcoming team and other ministries to create an inviting, welcoming atmosphere for newcomers and regular attendees alike

 

KEY ATTRIBUTES:

We ask that only those who currently possess the following attributes consider applying:

·         Demonstrates a deep, personal relationship with Jesus Christ evidenced in daily life and exhibits the character qualities described in 1 Timothy 3:1-7, Titus 1:5-9 and 1 Peter 5:1-4

·         Earnestly seeks God’s will above all other possible motivations

·         Demonstrates an exemplary Christian testimony in private, family, and public life

·         Demonstrates a strong leadership and ability to lead a church and staff through a season of change and transition

·         Possesses strong communications skills, both in preaching and teaching as well as in interpersonal communications with members, staff and volunteers

 

QUALIFICATIONS:

Candidates who are interested in becoming GHC’s next Senior Pastor must:

·         Be committed to the vision, mission, affirmation of faith and ministry of GHC

·         Candidate and wife must be willing to become a member of the church and adhere to the constitution and bylaws of the church

·         Provide strong recommendations and references

·         Possess a personal background that reflects strong moral and ethical character

·         Demonstrate high degree of experience and success in ministry with a culturally and generationally diverse population

·         Be ordained with a ministerial license or willing to seek ordination within first two years

·         Possess a M.Div. or higher degree from an ATS accredited seminary

·         Hold to (or willing to adhere to) the Baptist Faith and Message.

·         Have 8+ years of pastoral ministry experience including preaching-teaching, leadership and supervision of multi-function staff

·         Preferred:

o   Experience successfully leading and growing a multi-ethnic congregation

o   Experience in an elder or committee-led church; 3+ years of staff leadership/ managerial experience in a large church/ non-profit org / corporate/ small-business

 

APPLYING FOR THIS POSITION:

Applicants should apply by sending a resume and links to preaching samples (video preferred) to hr@ghcdallas.org with the words “Senior Pastor Candidate Application” in the subject line.

 

Please include the following in your submission:

·         Cover letter and Resume

·         Personal Testimony and Ministry Vision Statement

·         References Upon Request

 

ADDITIONAL INFORMATION:

·         Average Sunday Attendance: Approximately 225+ adults, 150+ children

Most attendees reside 20 to 30 minutes from the church

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