Highpoint Church is a dynamic, independent, Spirit-led two campus church that has witnessed God’s love work in unimaginable ways. His compassion, grace, mercy, and truth flowing through Highpoint have led countless people to salvation, tell their story and be baptized, and grow in their faith journey. The church leadership, staff, and body have spent the past year working through a difficult season. Through this time, the Lord has led Highpoint to become healthier than ever. In an effort to align their priorities with God’s heartbeat, Highpoint Leadership recently reworked the vision, mission, and lifestyle statements. Our vision is to be a people, transformed by God’s love, who passionately desire to glorify God and see everyone meet with Jesus. Our Mission is love God, love people and make disciples. In worship we want to be a people who daily offer our mind’s attention and heart’s affection to Jesus.
Highpoint Church is in Memphis; the birthplace of rock ‘n’ roll and the home of the blues. Whether it’s music, BBQ, paper, or packages, Memphis has taken pride in reaching the world. Highpoint believes it is here in this city to distribute the good news of Jesus Christ to all of the world.
The Lead Pastor is to provide vision, leadership, and accountability to the staff and the church body as we endeavor to help imperfect people find and follow Jesus. There are several very positive and energizing challenges at Highpoint. The next lead pastor at Highpoint is to take a ministry that knows what it means to thrive, and lead it to reach even greater ministry heights; embody and champion Highpoint’s vision, mission, lifestyle, and philosophy of ministry. This includes a vibrant life of personal devotion to Jesus Christ. They will collaboratively develop, nurture, and communicate the vision and ministry strategy for Highpoint with all staff, leadership, and the congregation. They will lead staff members to develop their ministry visions and strategies to ensure that yearly plans and goals support Highpoint’s vision and philosophy of ministry. They will also serve as a partner with the elder board to develop vision and long-term plans for staff and church.
A masters degree from an accredited seminary is preferred for this position. Previous experience as a Lead Pastor is highly desired, but not required. However, candidates must have a minimum of 5 years of experience in an executive, supervisory, pastoral role within a church.