Job Opening

Pulpit Minister


Preacher Search Application Period Has Ended

Thank you for your interest in the Baker Heights Church of Christ preacher search. The application period has now closed. The Search Committee is currently in the process of reviewing the applications that have been submitted.

If you have any questions, please use our contact form, or email Jesse Mullins at –

Jess Mullins
Search Committee Chairman

"But you are a chosen people, a royal priesthood, a holy nation, God's special possession, that you may declare the praises of him who called you out of darkness into his wonderful light." 1 Peter 2:9

Successful Candidate Attributes

  • Member of the church of Christ.
  • Strong faith and commitment to the call of serving the Lord as a pulpit minister and evangelist.
  • Excellent interpersonal skills both verbal and written as well as a demonstrated ability to lead Bible study, organize activities, communicate ideas, and use time effectively.
  • Graduation from a brotherhood school of preaching or college/university with a major in Biblical studies, degree preferred.  Applicants without a degree who demonstrate successful ministry experience may be considered as well.
  • Must be approachable – be someone who builds constructive and effective relationships; uses diplomacy and tact in tense situations; has a style that puts others at ease.
  • Biblical Knowledge – an excellent knowledge of the Bible and the ability to apply biblical principles to current culture.
  • Communication – clearly conveys information and ideas through a variety of media to the Church in a manner that engages the audience and helps them understand and retain the message.
  • Collaboration – works effectively and cooperatively with others; establishes and maintains relationships with a spirit of humility.
  • Continuous Learning and Development – possess a deep desire for continuous personal growth; regularly creating and taking advantage of learning opportunities (e.g. personal study, reading, courses, conferences, seeking counsel with elders and other ministers).
  • Leadership – effective servant leader. Models the vision of the church and eldership and motivates others to take action in support of the vision.
  • Planning and organizing – establishes courses of action to ensure that work is completed efficiently. Ability to prioritize, schedule, maintain focus, and follow through to completion.
  • Work Standards – sets high standards for excellence and quality; assumes responsibility and accountability for successfully completing tasks and objectives.
  • Self-motivated – initiates action and goes beyond routine requirements.
  • Outreach minded and comfortable with digital communications – our ideal candidate can easily find his place in our podcasting (currently being organized), streaming, and social media, and other online efforts.
  • Capable of making connections – active in the community. Involvement in business, social, or other organizations, such as civic groups, is fine, even welcomed, though we would hope that the minister’s time brings, in the end, more glory to God than to earthly endeavors.

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Committee Notes

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