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Lead Pastor

Job type: Full-time

Category: Senior/Lead Pastor

Location: Davison, MI Post Date: July 19, 2017


We are Looking For

The lead pastor at Journey Ministries will be a devoutfollower of Christ, well-grounded and experienced in Biblical teaching and preaching, and a loving, relational shepherd for our flock. Embracing and living out the Biblical standards found in 1 Tim 3:1-7, Titus 1:5-9 and 1 Peter 5. The lead pastor must have deep and clear knowledge and understanding of Biblical truth, and the ability to recognize false teaching.

We are seeking a lead pastor with intentions of making a long-term commitment, and the willingness to fully integrate into the Davison and surrounding communities.

They will be responsible for attracting new members, developing leaders from within, preaching most weekends, creating and castingvision to serve the surrounding communities, developing strategic relationships with the community to open doors for missional opportunities.

Journey is led by a leadership board, the Journey Ministries Leadership Team (JMLT), with the lead pastor included as a member. The lead pastor will be expected to bring Spirit-led visionary ministry direction, and work effectively as part of the JMLT and with ministry staff.

An overview of who Journey is and our core beliefs can be found at our website:


About Journey Ministries

Journey is here to be a relevant place for people to experience God,community, and truth. We are here to make a difference in the Davison and surrounding communities. We have five areas that are a priority for us at Journey. They are: 1) Worship Services, 2) Kid's Ministry, 3) Students, 4) Life Groups, 5) Outreach.

It is our desire to be intentional to reach out to those that are far from God with the greatest message the world has ever heard.

What We Expect from the Ideal Candidate

Patient: Have self-control in difficult situations.Kind: Show encouragement and enthusiasm.Trusting: Place confidence in those around you.Unselfish: Think of yourself less.Truthful: Define reality corporately and individually.Forgiving: Release the grip of the grudge.Dedicated: Stick to your values in all circumstances.


The ideal Lead Pastor Candidate must meet the Biblical requirements as outlined in 1 Timothy 3, have a strong devotional life and personal walk with God. Possess excellent teaching andpreaching skills, and a proven history of effectively building and leading teams. It is essential to have a track record of being able to make the Gospel relevant to believers, non-believers, and those that have left the church. A history of proven staff leadership, management and administrative skills are critical to this position.


  • A bachelor's degree at minimum, although a master's degree in a relevant field would be preferred.
  • This individual will have a successful track record of at least 3-5 years of experience in a pastoral role. They will have a solid theological understanding that aligns with Journey Ministries.

How to apply

Email the following to [email protected]:

  • Resume
  • Two sermons – video or audio
  • Results from one of the following: Myers-Briggs,Strength Finder, Standout, Right Path, or other comparable assessment tool.
  • Links to your social media – Facebook, LinkedIn, twitter, etc.