Teaching Pastor
Lake Pointe

Rockwall, Texas
Church Description *
Lake Pointe is a dynamic, diverse, growing congregation with an average attendance over 12,000 that meets on 11 campuses across the state of Texas. Each campus has a full staff and campus pastor. The Rockwall campus is the original and broadcast campus.

Steve Stroope was called to pastor Lake Pointe Church shortly after its founding in 1979. Steve is an engaging and educated pastor who has a unique ability to make century old truths practical and relevant to our every day lives.

The teaching of Gods Word is topical / expository with a high value on application. Lake Pointe has had teaching pastors on the team for the past 16 years.

Rockwall is the best of both worlds as it is about 20 miles east of the city of Dallas.  It is located on Lake Ray Hubbard, which is the primary water source for Dallas.  You are less than half an hour away from Dallas with all of the arts, entertainment and restaurants it provides.  The Rockwall School District is highly regarded.

The mission of Lake Pointe is “Sharing Christ – Building Believers.”

Lake Pointe believes a fully developing follower of Christ …

Worships God: Worships both corporately in a large gathering and privately alone with God.

Lives by God’s Word: Understands the Bible as the authority for all areas of life.

Contributes to God’s Work: Discovers and develops their gifts and abilities to serve the Body through the contribution of time, financial support, and relational influence.

Impacts God’s World: Reaching out first to lost and unchurched friends by praying, giving a verbal witness and inviting them to Lake Pointe events and becoming personally involved in world missions.

Walks with God’s People: Is involved in, and does life with, a small group of fellow believers.

Position Description *
The person seeking this role should be a dynamic communicator and leader with Godly character.

The person seeking this role must be authentic in their life and spiritual walk being the same person on and off the stage.

There must be an authentic “me too” attitude.

The teaching pastor must be able to engage this large and diverse community with a balance of truth and grace.

He must be comfortable preaching to more people on video than in a live setting.

The following characteristics make Lake Pointe a unique opportunity:

– A committed congregation of 12,000 active attendees that are hungry to learn, grow and serve the community.
– A hard working staff that oversees and originates creative ministries.
– An experienced elder team that is supportive of the staff.
– A church that is committed to planting churches.
– A church that is committed to local, national and global missions.
– A lead pastor who is willing to pour into and mentor the next generation of leaders.
– A lead pastor who understands and is a champion of a teaching team.

Overall Responsibilities: 

Assist the Lead Pastor in fulfilling the vision and purpose of Lake Pointe Church.

Key Tasks & Responsibilities:
Direct Responsibility for:
• Teaching in the weekend services
• Teaching in selected courses including, but not limited to, short-term Adult Bible Fellowships, Lake Pointe University, Lake Pointe Leadership School, and Membership Workshops
• Assisting age group ministries by serving as a guest speaker for events such as men’s retreats and breakfasts, Mother Of Preschoolers, etc.
• Pastoral duties as it relates to limited counseling, weddings and funerals.
• Other areas as directed by the Lead Pastor

Skills & Attributes:
• Relational Abilities
• Leadership Skills (including the ability to recruit and develop others)
• Gift of Public Speaking
• Strong Work Ethic
• Commitment to Excellence

Experience Required:
• Seminary training
• Public speaking experience

Compensation Package:

A generous salary will be extended to the selected Teaching Pastor. In addittion the compensation package includes…
• Social Security: 1/2 of Social Security Tax
• Benefits package: Full medical for family/ 5% annuity/
• Vacation: 3 weeks
• Creative Properties (i.e. books, outside speaking, etc.): Outside speaking of one week unless negotiated with a lower salary; Books-employee keeps income.

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