Executive Pastor 3,000

Executive Pastor 3,000

Executive Pastor of Irving Bible Church in Irving, Texas 3,000 in worship.

Execute the Vision of the Senior Pastor with the Staff

  • Commit to the vision and become creatively involved in its development.
  • Oversee and support staff in understanding and fulfilling vision in their area of ministry.
  • Set specific, measurable goals with the staff and manage the feedback loop to insure that goals are being achieved.
  • Handle personnel conflicts and troubleshoot programming problems.
  • Supervise the adult ministry administrator who is responsible for implementing the ongoing programs in adult ministry.
  • Lead management team meetings by creating agendas and facilitating their completion.
  • Streamline and define communication and authority paths on the IBC staff that maximize personal creativity while minimizing bureaucracy.

Coordinate IBC Ministries for Maximum Efficiency

  • Review goals, resources (facilities) and budgets, communicate details and coordinate events and facilities’ scheduling.
  • Conduct formal search process in hiring staff and also the formal procedure in dismissing or repositioning of staff.
  • Oversee budget development, budget adherence and cash flow with financial administrator.
  • Coordinate with the staff new ministry initiatives from the congregation or church leadership.
  • Give vital feedback to the senior pastor on rate and speed of implementation of the vision, required resources, etc.
  • Institutionalize policies and procedures.

Cast Vision for Adult Ministries and Initiate New Ministries as God Leads

  • Develop a streamlined, biblical purpose statement and philosophy of ministry for adult discipleship.
  • Cast vision for how this might look at IBC in the next five years.
  • Repurpose adult classes and seminars so that they are purposeful and progressive in meeting the stated goals of adult discipleship at IBC.
  • Launch new adult ministries consistent with the IBC adult ministry vision.
  • Spearhead the development of small group ministry at IBC. Work with Rick Knight and/or other volunteer small group personnel to keep the ministry publicized, operating effectively and growing.

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About the Author:

For over 35 years, David has served churches from 1,000 to 8,000 members. As well as being a pastor, David is a spiritual entrepreneur. He founded XPastor as a global ministry tool for leaders of churches of all sizes. XPastor provides a website, an XP-Newsletter, the annual XP-Seminar, workshops, and online courses.