First Baptist CHURCH of Lynn Haven IS CURRENTLY SEEKING our

senior PASTOR.

First Baptist Church of Lynn Haven is located in Bay County. The church is the city of Lynn Haven and with neighboring cities of Panama City and Panama City Beach. Our community is growing and highly sought after as a tourist destination. Insert a sentence regarding thriving business (like Navy and AF Base) and maybe city population. We are a church that is looking for our senior pastor to serve our community, make disciples, and connect people to Jesus Christ in order to fulfill the great commission and further the Kingdom of God. Please visit the rest of our main site for additional background from our church.


The Senior Pastor will work alongside the pastoral leadership team and the elders to provide the vision and leadership and plan services for FBCLH. He will acknowledge that his work is enabled by the Holy Spirit, supported by prayer, guided by Scripture, and carried out in the name of Jesus Christ for the glory of God the Father. As a member of the Elder Board, and as an overseer/shepherd, he will provide Biblical direction and leadership so that members are built up in faith and maturity to become more like Christ. Other duties include:

  • Provide ongoing overview for the Elder Body regarding the exploration and implementation of our vision.

  • Maintain regular contact with all Elders and closely work with the pastoral leadership team to ensure seamless leadership within all areas of ministry.

  • Preach, teach, and counsel as needed

Proactively model and implement creative ways to effectively communicate church-wide mission.

Personal Qualifications:

  • Is a faithful disciple of Jesus Christ with well-established patterns of personal prayer and Bible study

  • Lives a life above reproach in spiritual maturity, honesty, integrity, and personal holiness in accordance with the biblical qualifications for an elder as outlined in Scripture (1 Timothy 3:1-7; Titus 1:5-9)

  • Displays a passion for studying, learning, teaching, and preaching God’s word to build up Christ’s body

  • Shares the Gospel regularly while encouraging and equipping others to do the same (2 Timothy 4:5)

  • Has strong gifts of leadership, teaching, administration, organization, and time management

  • Truly enjoys connecting with and has a love for people

  • Teachable heart, humble attitude, flexible and adaptable, and in agreement that no job is too small

  • Committed to growing disciples and sending them out (Ephesians 4)

  • Ability to consistently engage a large audience with biblically-rooted, practical, and transformational messages that are relevant and applicable to people at all phases of their spiritual journey.

Skills & Experience: 

  • Minimum of 5 years demonstrated success in a pastoral leadership role at a church.  

  • Must be ordained.

  • Proven track record of effective leadership and good judgment.

  • Desire to put down roots in the southern Indiana area and minister for the long term at Vertical Church

How To Apply

Please submit your resume to the following email: 

Application Window Opens March 1st, 2021

First baptist church lynn haven


1005 Ohio Avenue

Lynn Haven, Florida 32444

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