Lifepoint Church

Teaching Pastor

Lewis Center,

Ohio

Why I Love This Opportunity

Luke Francis

Associate

This Teaching Pastor position provides an opportunity to lead in a senior-level role within a healthy, multiplying church that operates with a robust multi-site system and collaborative team culture. The new Teaching Pastor will be the key leader in giving strategic team leadership, ministry development, and primary live teaching responsibilities at a campus experiencing sustained, robust growth. For the leader who wants to lead a campus into its next season of mission, but not go it alone, in a proven model, and in a community that is preparing for significant population growth, this is a fantastic opportunity to prayerfully consider a progress-oriented leader.

About This Organization

Lifepoint Church launched in 2004 when God brought three founding pastors, Dean Fulks, Shane Tucker, and Troy Palermo to Columbus, Ohio, with a vision to plant a multiplying church on the north side of the city. Since that time, Lifepoint has grown to nearly 4,500 people who meet at 5 campuses in different parts of the city. Lifepoint also has 3,000 people connected regularly in weekly small group communities called Lifegroups. Lifepoint’s commitment to its values and vision has helped them become a multiplying church and leading model in church multiplication throughout the Midwest. Further, it has created a ministry ecosystem where discipleship flourishes and believers can invest their lives into multiplication as a way of life. At Lifepoint, you’ll experience a team-oriented, vision-driven, healthy church.

Position Description

The Teaching Pastor will oversee and facilitate the day-to-day operations of staff members and ministries at one of Lifepoint’s five campuses. He will also act as the primary teacher at this campus- preaching approximately 40 weeks per year. Ultimately, the Teaching Pastor is responsible for leading this campus to accomplish the church’s mission of Drawing Life from God and Pointing Others to Him.

Key Responsibilities:

  • Provide leadership at the campus level to ensure that all ministry teams are coordinated and working together to accomplish the overall ministry vision and goals of Lifepoint Church.
  • Manage the day-to-day ministry, personnel, and operations at a specific Lifepoint campus.
  • Prepare and deliver weekly messages for the congregation at a specific campus by following the agreed-upon series calendar, teaching a minimum of 40-42 times per year.
  • Meet regularly with the Teaching Pastor Team to plan and develop sermon series
  • Oversee and lead in the planning and implementation of annual ministry maps and action plans.
  • Assist the staff in identifying, recruiting, and equipping an appropriate volunteer base for their ministry areas.
  • Meet with the campus staff on at least an annual basis for performance review.
  • Assist the Executive Pastor in assuring relevant personnel are engaged in cross-campus collaboration with Lifepoint cross-campus teams to ensure consistency and systematic organizational alignment.

What a Strong Candidate Would Look Like:

  • Practices and values high collaboration and teamwork. The leader who needs to have the latitude to do whatever they want, whenever they want, however, they want, will struggle on this team.
  • Teaches with ease and connectivity with the audience that shows a passion for teaching Scripture in a clear and relatable fashion that matches the community and helps move the wide range of audiences towards transformation in Christ.
  • Demonstrated record as leader of teams and skilled at getting things accomplished through trained delegation that makes space for other campus leaders to use their abilities in a cohesive ministry system.
  • Skilled in creating infrastructure and systems to support future growth, while multiplying, training, and empowering leaders fast enough to support current and unaddressed capacity issues.
  • Welcomes and seeks out regular collaboration with other leaders, while being okay with his idea not being accepted or adopted.
  • Mirrors the posture of Lifepoint Church in his life by looking for God’s activity and seeking to join what He is already doing.

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