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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.