VitalChurch Ministry is always looking for individuals to join our team and serve as intentional interim pastors in churches who find themselves in times of transition or crisis.
To be considered for a position as one of VitalChurch’s intentional interim pastors, interested candidates must have the following qualifications:
- Seminary degree
- Previous experience as a church pastor
- Ability to work independently, as well as be part of a team
- Willingness to complete VitalChurch Ministry’s training
- Willingness to travel and be away from home for extended periods of time
Other important qualities for an intentional interim pastor include:
Proven agent of change: We are interventionists who love the church and lead through change. Our intentional interim pastors can look back over the course of their lives and ministries and see that things have changed for the better.
Committed to a theology of revitalization: While we appreciate business models for change, our model of church revitalization is theologically based.
A history of work in the local church—We are looking for individuals who are, or have been, pastors and/or church planters. We have found that pastors who have been deeply hurt by the church, but still love the church, make some of the best intentional interim pastors.
Leadership: Our intentional interim pastors must have a demonstrated ability to lead a church.
Willingness to make hard decisions: An intentional interim pastor must be willing to do what is best for the church, even if it makes him unpopular.
Teachable: Intentional interim pastors should have more questions than answers. If you think you already have all the answers, you may not be a good fit.
If you are sensing a call to explore a position as an intentional interim pastor with VitalChurch Ministry, we would love to hear from you! Please contact us.