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Lead Teaching Pastor/Elder Full Time

Cornerstone Baptist Church




Overview: The Lead Teaching Pastor will serve as the primary communicator of God’s Word in the church and will lead the congregation in living out its faith in the world. This person shall serve alongside the Eldership of Cornerstone Baptist Church to help provide direction for all church ministries and ensure that the teachings and programs align with the church’s vision and theological stance.

Key Responsibilities:

Preaching and Teaching:

  • Prepare and deliver biblically sound, exegetical, and engaging sermons.
  • Lead Bible studies, classes, and other educational initiatives to deepen the congregation’s understanding and application of Scripture.

Vision and Leadership:

  • Collaborate with the church eldership to articulate and implement the vision and strategic direction of the church.
  • Mentor staff, including associate pastors and ministry leaders, fostering a culture of discipleship and growth.

Pastoral Care:

  • Provide pastoral care and counseling to the congregation, offering guidance and support through life’s challenges.
  • Conduct weddings, funerals, and other services as needed.

Community Engagement:

  • Represent the church in the community, building relationships and partnerships that extend the church’s mission and outreach.

Congregational Engagement:

  • Be present around church worship services, activities, and various ministry activities.


  • A deep, personal faith and commitment to the doctrinal positions of the church.
  • A Master of Divinity or equivalent theological degree from an accredited seminary is preferred but not required.
  • Significant experience in pastoral ministry, with a proven track record of effective preaching and teaching.
  • Strong leadership skills and the ability to inspire and mobilize others.
  • Excellent communication and interpersonal skills.
  • Commitment to continued personal and professional growth.

Working Conditions: The Lead Teaching Pastor will work both in an office environment and in various community and church settings. They will work with the Eldership to establish normal office hours that fit the needs and role of the position. This position involves regular weekend and evening work to accommodate church service times and events.

To apply for this job email your details to apply@cornerstonesedalia.com

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