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Senior Pastor
Crossroads Bible Church

Bellevue, Washington

This multi-ethnic, multi-generational church is healthy, the staff is strong, the facility is incredible, and the passion for reaching the community is growing. The current senior pastor has served at Crossroads for 37 years and desires a smooth and healthy transition and the opportunity to empower the new leader for the next season. Great days are ahead for the right man at this dynamic church!

Church Description 
Crossroads Bible Church is a healthy church that is excited about its future. Each Sunday this multi-ethnic, multi-generational congregation of over 1500 adults and over 750 children and students gather at their campus located in Bellevue, Washington. Located on Seattle’s Eastside, Crossroads launched in 1962 and is a member of Converge Worldwide (formerly the Baptist General Conference). At the core, Crossroads is committed to strong biblical teaching and helping equip believers for kingdom impact. There are many signs of health at Crossroads: stable attendance with a healthy blend of young and old; children’s ministries are vibrant; generous giving toward outreach; substantial participation in adult discipleship; and no debt.

Bellevue, Washington is a city recognized for its great talent, vibrant city center, and growing entrepreneurial businesses. This affluent suburb is located in the Eastside region of metropolitan Seattle. Surrounded by stunning vistas, sparkling waterways, beautiful mountains, and wilderness, Bellevue is one of the top places to live in the nation. Those who thrive in ministry in Bellevue value understanding various nationalities and backgrounds and are comfortable interacting in an affluent culture while embracing the opportunity to shine Jesus’ love to people with a variety of beliefs, cultural norms, and behaviors.

Position Description 
The Senior Pastor will provide vision, leadership, and accountability to the staff and the church body as they endeavor to help people find and follow Jesus. The primary responsibilities for the senior pastor will include strong expository preaching, a collaborative leadership style with the staff, the ability to cast vision to inspire spiritual growth in the body and to serve as a permanent member of the Council of Elders.

The ideal candidate will have a minimum of seven years of ministry experience at the executive level of a large church and will have a strong educational background of a Doctorate or Master of Divinity. The senior pastor will have strong interpersonal skills and the ability to relate to and communicate with people of various backgrounds. This man will be a strategic, process-oriented leader who is more of a builder than a starter.

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