General Information

Job Title:

Lead Pastor

Job Description:

The Candidate

We are looking for a pastor who is theologically conservative, with a clear testimony of faith in Jesus Christ and a clear calling by God to pastoral ministry.  He must believe in the infallible Word of God and that all Scripture is God-breathed.  He must be in full agreement with the Baptist Faith and Message 2000.  He must be a man of proven character and be a man of prayer and reliance on God and the leading of the Holy Spirit.  While it is important to minister to all age groups of our congregation, we are especially looking for a pastor with a passion for inspiring our Youth and young families as well as challenging all of us to grow in Bible study and service to God and community.

Position Qualifications:

The Qualifications

We require a man that meets the qualifications in I Timothy and Titus. The preferred minimum education is a seminary and/or Bible college along with experience as a Senior Pastor.

 The Process

Please look over this job description and the church website. Along with your resume please answer these questions:

  • Why do you believe that you might be a good fit as the Senior Pastor at First Baptist Church?
  • Describe your experiences in ministry and how you may be qualified to serve as the Senior Pastor at First Baptist Church.
  • In just a few sentences please give a summary of your theology and how that is in line with the doctrine of First Baptist Church.

Please send your resume, the answers to these questions and a link to at least one online sermon to

Application Deadline

Job Type:

Full Time

Salary Range:


General Information

Church/Organization Name

First Baptist Church

Contact Name & Contact Info

(312) 231-3401




Southern Baptist Convention (SBC)

City, State

Idabel, OK

Description of Organization

The Big Picture

First Baptist Church ( is seeking a Senior Pastor who is evangelical minded to reach the lost of our community, focused on the Gospel, and encourages members to grow in their faith and relationship with the Lord Jesus Christ.

The Church

First Baptist Church is in the beautiful southeast corner of Oklahoma.  Our area is known for its farm/ranch land, pine forests, lakes and rivers.  We are affiliated with the Southern Baptist Convention, Oklahoma Baptist Convention and Frisco Association. Our current services include a blended worship services both Sunday morning and Sunday evening, Sunday School for all ages, Youth and Children’s groups on Wednesday nights, mid-week prayer and Bible Study, weekly Bible Study luncheons for men and women, and bus ministry.  Sunday morning worship numbers are currently running 150+.

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