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Ministry Opportunity - Lead Pastor

Posted by: Plainview Open Bible Church

Posted date: 2018-Mar-08

Location: Brookville

Eastern Region Open Bible Churches is affiliated with the denomination of Open Bible Churches, headquarters located in Des Moines, IA. 

Eastern Region Open Bible Churches has a ministry opportunity opening for a Senior Pastor position. The Plainview Open Bible Church in Brookville, Ohio is looking for someone with experience as a lead or associate pastor. 

Lead Pastor Profile: Personable, willing to listen, confident but humble, of good character, and who has a calling to be a pastor and not just looking for a ministry position. Our desire is to find a pastor willing to guide the congregation into greater spiritual depth, life application of the Word of God, and outreach to the community in order to help bring people into a personal relationship with Jesus Christ. We would prefer someone with experience as a lead pastor or associate pastor, but we are open to someone with a strong call of God with the training and experience to lead POBC.  Our desire is that the lead pastor imparts encouraging vision that engages the congregation, community and culture.

Important Personal Characteristics

  • Conveys personal and intimate walk with God
  • Good communicator and listener
  • Ability to see all sides and work toward solving disputes
  • Encourages others to lead
  • Sense of humor and optimistic
  • Self-aware of personal growth needs
  • Authentic and transparent 

Leadership Characteristics

  • Inspires members to action
  • Actively Leads Change
  • Acts as a mentor, coach and discipler   
  • Supports and encourages goals that people have set

Leadership Roles

  • Vision casting
  • Strong in administration & organization
  • Willingness to equip leaders through discipleship, mentoring and coaching
  • Very supportive and engaging of children & youth ministries
  • Strong Preaching- Deep in the Word of God with a blended style of inspiration, teaching and life application.
  • Sensitivity to teaching and leading the congregation in expressions of the pentecostal charismatic faith
  • Strong in prayer leadership
  • Able and willing to lead others into a personal relationship with Jesus Christ on a personal level and prepared to encourage and coach others to do the same 

Plainview Open Bible - Church Profile

Pastoral Applicant Quesionnaire

To apply, please submit the following as electronic attachments to both regional and district directors by April 14, 2018: 
* Letter that shares from your heart why you are applying 
* Pastoral Applicant Questionnaire (located on website: www.openbibleeast.org) 
* Resume 
* Philosophy of Ministry 
* Recent Family photo 
* Recent sermon (video or audio) 

Tom Rupli, Regional Executive Director 
Eastern Region Open Bible Churches 
P.O. Box 518 
Vandalia, OH 454377 

Gary Petersen, Director 
IND-OH District 
4990 Old Troy Pike 
Dayton, OH 45424 


Job Title Ministry Opportunity - Lead Pastor
Post Details
Organization Plainview Open Bible Church
Email trupli(at)openbibleeast.org
Location Brookville
State State -> Ohio
Zip Code 45309.00
Country Country -> United States
Deadline for applying 2018-Apr-19
Job Type Job Type -> Full-time
Job Category Job Classification -> Ministry - Church
Church Job Category Church Job Category -> Senior Pastor
Denomination Denomination -> Other
Church Size Church Size -> 50-100
Worship Style Worship Style -> Contemporary

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