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Counseling Pastor

First Baptist Moss Bluff
Lake Charles, Louisiana, United States

Date Posted: 05/16/2018
Categories: Counseling
Denominations: Baptist --SBC
Church Size: 1001 to 1500
Job Type: Full-Time

Job Description:

Spiritual Character and qualifications:


     Must have a clear testimony of faith in Jesus Christ and a passionate growing, personal relationship with Him.


     Must have a clear calling into this ministry.


     Must be in agreement with the doctrinal stance of FBC, including a biblical definition of marriage.


     Must have a clear calling into this ministry.


     Must have a history of moral purity.


     Must meet the qualifications of an elder. 1 Timothy 3:1-7; Titus 1:5-9


     Must have character, integrity, and be above reproach in all areas of conduct and life, including the ability to maintain confidentiality.


     Should have a spiritual gift of exhortation (encouragement).


     Must have a love for people and a desire to see them grow spiritually.


     Should be outgoing and gregarious.


     Must be a self-starter with drive, passion, and initiative.


     Must be a team player with a positive attitude.


Professional Qualifications


     Should have at least two years’ experience in biblical counseling.


     Should be fully educated in biblical counseling methodology and approach.


     Should have 3 or more years of full-time ministry in a multi-staff church.


     Provide individual, marital, family, and group therapy as needed.


     Able to deal with grief, divorce, financial, parenting, and marital needs.


Position description:


     Married is a plus.  


     Will work under supervision of the Executive Pastor.


     Will maintain an office on the church campus.


     Will share in pastoral duties as time allows.


     Will attend staff meetings.


     Will embrace a team approach to building/serving the church.