Senior Pastor Position
Bayshore Baptist Church
La Porte, Texas
Bayshore Baptist Church (Bayshore) of La Porte, Texas, is a body of believers focused on equipping its
members to advance the Kingdom of God. Bayshore seeks to glorify the name of God through the
application of His inerrant Word and through the leading of the lost to a personal relationship with Jesus
Christ, our Lord. Founded in 1949, Bayshore is a Gospel centered Church that offers a distinct “come as
you are” culture.
Bayshore is searching for a pastor who is committed to the inerrancy, authority, clarity, and sufficiency
of the Bible. His teaching will adhere to the Baptist Faith and Message 2000. We desire a man who is
actively being sanctified by the Word as he equips our congregation to do kingdom work. He will be a
text driven expositor of the Bible, relational in delivery, and practical in application.
The city of La Porte presents a small-town feel, while providing access to the many amenities of a big
city. We are near the city of Houston, NASA and Space Center Houston, Kemah Boardwalk, and the
beaches of Galveston Island, providing easy access to the widest variety of dining options and endless
attractions. Our “City by the Bay” is a great place to live and raise a family.
We offer Sunday morning Bible study and worship service, Sunday night community groups, and Wednesday night Bible study for adults, youth, and children.
Average attendance of 85 in Worship on Sunday morning.
Bayshore is debt free and runs an annual budget of $408,000
Functions/Responsibilities of our senior pastor:
Serve as the spiritual leader of the Church.
Provide leadership and direction over all Bayshore’s various functions.
Provide Biblical counseling to the members of the congregation.
Prioritize family over the Church.
Prioritize time toward sermon preparation.
Biblically qualified according to 1 Tim. 3:1-13 and Titus 1:5-9
Master’s Degree, either earned or in process, from an accredited seminary.
5+ years of Senior or Associate pastoral experience preferred.
Strong leadership skills.
For a full description of qualifications and responsibilites, please see Article III of our Church constitution. Article III, Church website and YouTube channel are listed under our Church Profile.
Compensation Package: $70,000 – $85,000/Year
Instruction for applying:
Please send resumes to . Please be sure to include a link to a sermon. Feel free
to include any questions you may have for us. Each application received will receive a reply in
acknowledgement. If selected for an interview, you will be sent a package that includes more detailed
information about Bayshore, our community and what we are looking for in our pastoral candidate. You
will also receive a written questionnaire so that we may get to know more about you.
Note: This job posting will close after 30 days (Oct 23, 2022). The pastor search committee will not begin looking at resumes until after the job posting closes.