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First Baptist Church Broken Arrow is looking for people who want to make a difference in Broken Arrow and beyond for the Gospel of Jesus Christ. We hope FBCBA is a place where you can use your skills, talents, and passions to fulfill your calling. We’re looking for people who are committed, hard-working, and enjoy having fun while doing their job. We would love for you to consider joining the team here.

Family Development Pastor

About First Baptist Church Broken Arrow

  • Denomination: Baptist - SBC
  • Weekly Attendance: 1,200
  • Location: Broken Arrow, Oklahoma
  • The Role: Family Development Pastor

Established in 1904, First Baptist Church is a multigenerational congregation, serving the Christian community in Broken Arrow, Oklahoma. For almost a century, FBCBA was located in a downtown location. The church's current location allows for easy access from all over the Tulsa Metropolitan area.

In 2020, Dr. Matt Brooks became the new senior pastor. With the addition of Steve Smith as the new executive pastor, the church has been diligently working to build a world-class team to serve the church. FBCBA exists to reach BA & beyond by multiplying disciples to follow Jesus.

FBCBA is committed to biblical preaching, expositional teaching, and life application. There are multiple expressions of vibrant worship at FBCBA. The church uses bands, orchestras, choirs, and vocals to engage people in worship. We also emphasize evangelism, missions, and discipleship. FBCBA is purposefully a multi-generational church and seeks to provide ministry and worship opportunities to both traditional and non-traditional church attenders of all ages and backgrounds.

In 2022, FBCBA will embark on a two-year giving initiative that will include a significant renovation and update to our facilities. The worship center, lobby/atrium, next-generation spaces, and offices will all be included in this project. FBCBA has historically remained debt-free and we intend to remain that way during this initiative.

The future is bright because the community is growing. We have a great and healthy staff culture. Our location is in an ideal location to reach our city. We are excited that you would consider joining the staff team at FBCBA as we work together to make a difference in Broken Arrow and beyond!

 

Department: Spiritual Development

Reports to: Spiritual Development Pastor

Supervises: None

Job/FLSA Status: Full-time; Exempt

 

Position Summary: Oversee, administer, and multiply all ministries related to developing and strengthening healthy marriages, making the home a place of disciple multiplication, and building a biblical understanding of manhood and womanhood as we multiply disciples to follow Jesus in BA and beyond.

 

Education/Experience:

  • Bachelor’s degree or equivalent experience required
  • Seminary degree preferred
  • 5+ years ministry experience
  • Trained to minister in the areas of spiritual growth, marriage and family relations, etc
  • Preferred background in curriculum creation

 

Qualifications/Skills:

  • A committed follower of Christ
  • Able to follow through and complete tasks
  • Strong verbal and written communication skills
  • Detail-oriented, organized, able to multi-task
  • Possess discernment and have the ability to keep confidentiality
  • A heart for congregational care and reaching the lost

 

Responsibilities and Duties:

  • Administer the following programs/ministries:
    • Develop Men’s and women’s ministry initiatives and events as catalysts for multiplying 365 Groups (3-5 people, gender-specific)
    • Develop Group and ministry strategies to empower parents and strengthen marriages
    • Oversee Wednesday evening discipleship activities for marriage enrichment, parenting, and men’s and women’s topics
    • Design marriage preparation training and marriage enrichment initiatives
    • Equip families to be the primary disciple-makers in their homes through both events/training and ongoing initiatives
    • Train and encourage adult leaders to carry out these ministries as applicable (Eph 4)
  • Outreach
    • Follow-up with guests and prospective members
    • Share the hope of Christ with lost and un-churched adults
    • Share the Gospel and teach from God’s Word
    • Strategize how to be the most effective in our mission field
  • Discipleship
    • Build relationships through leading, discipleship, and equipping
    • Plan and implement events to help adults grow in their faith
  • Any other duties as assigned

 

PERSONALITY, GIFTS, STRENGTHS, AND ABILITIES

While candidates possessing a range of traits and abilities could be successful, there may be characteristics best suited for this role. Using a variety of assessments in the selection process, the candidate will be evaluated based on personality type, spiritual gifts, passions, abilities, and strengths.

  • Personality: Any variation of these DISC personality types may be considered depending on spiritual gifts and other abilities displayed. The ideal candidate will score well in the D and/or C categories with the outgoing relational aspects of an I.
  • Spiritual Gifts: Using the PLACE assessment tool, the ideal candidate will likely have Leadership, Administration, Exhortation, Shepherding, and/or Service with Mercy a plus.
  • Abilities: Using the PLACE assessment tool, the ideal candidate will likely display an affinity toward Enterprising and Social.
  • Passions: Using the PLACE assessment tool, the ideal candidate should show a mix of passions such as Challenging, Pioneering, Improving, Repairing, Leading, Managing, Socializing.

 

COMPETENCIES AND TRAITS:

In addition to the specific responsibilities required for this role, First Baptist Church of Broken Arrow also seeks candidates that possess some general competencies and behavioral traits that enhance the effectiveness of our staff.

Management

  • Directs both resources and people (paid or unpaid) towards the accomplishment of goals
  • Maximizes personal effectiveness by focusing on “must-dos” tasks and delegating other priorities to others
  • Anticipates/avoids problems or formulates creative solutions
  • Makes timely decisions that produce quality outcomes

Leadership

  • Develops both vision and strategy that focuses team energy towards results
  • Maintains a working environment characterized by high levels of encouragement and trust
  • Drives team towards greater innovation and collaboration
  • Sets clear expectations and holds team members accountable for them

Communication

  • Conveys expectations and priorities to staff and/or volunteers
  • Uses written and verbal communication in a way that accomplishes intended results
  • Adheres to commitments, schedules, and deadlines
  • Regularly shares information with and solicits feedback from staff/volunteers

Pastoring/Shepherding

  • Demonstrates Christ-likeness and a commitment to personal spiritual growth
  • Leads staff and/or volunteers by serving and not by asserting control
  • Utilizes emotional intelligence and is emotionally available to those he/she leads
  • Invests in the development of staff or volunteers around him/her

Self-Development

  • Prioritizes and accomplishes self-development goals
  • Demonstrates an ongoing commitment to obtaining the necessary knowledge, attitudes, skills, and habits necessary to be successful in this role
  • Teachable spirit with a desire to learn and grow
  • The gap between the current job description and the employee’s current abilities is appropriate and allows for future growth

About Broken Arrow, OK

Broken Arrow (BA) is a suburb of Tulsa with a population of more than 111,000 people. It is the fourth-largest city in the state and part of the greater Tulsa Metropolitan Area, located in Tulsa County. 

Broken Arrow is often rated as one of the best places to live in Oklahoma. BA has a suburban feel that offers both small-town charm and big-city amenities. There are great outdoor activities and cultural attractions that draw people seeking arts and entertainment. BA's business climate is thriving, has three renowned hospitals, and excellent public and private schools.

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College & Single Adult Minister

About First Baptist Church Broken Arrow

  • Denomination: Baptist - SBC
  • Weekly Attendance: 1,200
  • Location: Broken Arrow, Oklahoma
  • The Role: College & Single Adults Minister

Established in 1904, First Baptist Church is a multigenerational congregation, serving the Christian community in Broken Arrow, Oklahoma. For almost a century, FBCBA was located in a downtown location. The church's current location allows for easy access from all over the Tulsa Metropolitan area.

In 2020, Dr. Matt Brooks became the new senior pastor. With the addition of Steve Smith as the new executive pastor, the church has been diligently working to build a world-class team to serve the church. FBCBA exists to reach BA & beyond by multiplying disciples to follow Jesus.

FBCBA is committed to biblical preaching, expositional teaching, and life application. There are multiple expressions of vibrant worship at FBCBA. The church uses bands, orchestras, choirs, and vocals to engage people in worship. We also emphasize evangelism, missions, and discipleship. FBCBA is purposefully a multi-generational church and seeks to provide ministry and worship opportunities to both traditional and non-traditional church attenders of all ages and backgrounds.

In 2022, FBCBA will embark on a two-year giving initiative that will include a significant renovation and update to our facilities. The worship center, lobby/atrium, next-generation spaces, and offices will all be included in this project. FBCBA has historically remained debt-free and we intend to remain that way during this initiative.

The future is bright because the community is growing. We have a great and healthy staff culture. Our location is in an ideal location to reach our city. We are excited that you would consider joining the staff team at FBCBA as we work together to make a difference in Broken Arrow and beyond!

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College and Single Adult Minister

Department: Spiritual Development

Reports to: Spiritual Development Pastor

Supervises: None

Job/FLSA Status: Full-time; Exempt

Position Summary: Oversee and administer all ministries related to single adults helping members of each demographic to grow in Christ, leverage their life situation for Christ, and multiply disciples to follow Jesus in BA and beyond. Special focus will be given to the spiritual development of younger single adults as they transition from high school into college/the workforce.

Education/Experience:

  • Bachelor’s degree or equivalent experience required
  • Seminary degree preferred
  • Training and/or experience in ministry or a related field
  • Training in biblical counseling, teaching, and/or curriculum creation is a plus

Qualifications/Skills:

  • A committed follower of Christ
  • Able to follow through and complete tasks
  • Strong verbal and written communication skills
  • Detail-oriented, organized, able to multi-task
  • Possess discernment and have the ability to keep confidentiality
  • A heart for congregational care and reaching the lost

Responsibilities and Duties:

  • Administer the following programs/ministries:
    • Implement strategies for transitioning young adults from HS into college ministry
    • Develop strategic, ongoing initiatives for reaching and discipling young adults
    • Equip young adults in Scripture application and biblical decision-making
    • Increase our FBCBA’s ministry connections with local on-campus college ministries
    • Develop strategies for reaching and multiplying disciples among the multigenerational demographics of singles in our church
    • Implement and oversee a member-led DivorceCare Support Ministry
    • Develop initiatives to support widows and widowers
    • Leverage the discipleship potential of strategic, multigenerational disciple-making opportunities through 365 Groups
    • Discover, develop, and deploy ministry leaders as applicable
    • Prioritize the congregational care of our single members and guests
    • Any other duties as assigned

 

PERSONALITY, GIFTS, STRENGTHS, AND ABILITIES

While candidates possessing a range of traits and abilities could be successful, there may be characteristics best suited for this role. Using a variety of assessments in the selection process, the candidate will be evaluated based on personality type, spiritual gifts, passions, abilities, and strengths.

  • Personality: Any variation of these DISC personality types may be considered depending on spiritual gifts and other abilities displayed. The ideal candidate will score well in the C and/or S categories with the outgoing and relational aspects of an I.
  • Spiritual Gifts: Using the PLACE assessment tool, the ideal candidate will likely have Administration, Shepherding, Discernment, and Hospitality. Teaching and Mercy are a plus.
  • Abilities: Using the PLACE assessment tool, the ideal candidate will likely display an affinity for Enterprising and Social.
  • Passions: Using the PLACE assessment tool, the ideal candidate should show a mix of passions such as Challenging, Pioneering, Improving, Repairing, Leading, Managing, and Socializing.

COMPETENCIES AND TRAITS:

In addition to the specific responsibilities required for this role, First Baptist Church of Broken Arrow also seeks candidates that possess some general competencies and behavioral traits that enhance the effectiveness of our staff.

Management

  • Directs both resources and people (paid or unpaid) towards the accomplishment of goals
  • Maximizes personal effectiveness by focusing on “must-dos” tasks and delegating other priorities to others
  • Anticipates/avoids problems or formulates creative solutions
  • Makes timely decisions that produce quality outcomes

Leadership

  • Develops both vision and strategy that focuses team energy toward results
  • Maintains a working environment characterized by high levels of encouragement and trust
  • Drives team towards greater innovation and collaboration
  • Sets clear expectations and holds team members (ministry volunteers) accountable for them

Communication

  • Conveys expectations and priorities to staff and/or volunteers
  • Uses written and verbal communication in a way that accomplishes intended results
  • Adheres to commitments, schedules, and deadlines
  • Regularly shares information with and solicits feedback from staff/volunteers

Pastoring/Shepherding

  • Demonstrates Christlikeness and a commitment to personal spiritual growth
  • Leads staff and/or volunteers by serving and not by asserting control
  • Utilizes emotional intelligence and is emotionally available to those he/she leads
  • Invests in the development of staff or volunteers around him/her

Self-Development

  • Prioritizes and accomplishes self-development goals
  • Demonstrates an ongoing commitment to obtaining the necessary knowledge, attitudes, skills, and habits necessary to be successful in this role
  • Teachable spirit with a desire to learn and grow
  • The gap between the current job description and the employee’s current abilities is appropriate and allows for future growth

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Missions Coordinator

Position Summary

Assist the Next Steps Pastor with oversight and administration of the Missions teams, partnerships and ministry opportunities that empower individuals to fulfill the mission, vision and values of FBCBA.

Time Commitment

Part-time; Non-exempt

Reports To

Next Steps Pastor

Direct Reports

Missions Team Members, Volunteers & Trip Leaders

Education/Experience

Associates Degree or equivalent experience
Experience as an administrative or ministry assistant preferred

Qualifications/Skills

Committed follower of Christ
Dedicated builder of the Senior Pastor’s vision
Excellent communicator
Able to inspire and motivate teams
Gift of Administration

Position Profile:

While candidates possessing a range of traits and abilities could be successful at this role, there may be characteristics that are best suited for this role. Using a variety of assessments in the selection process, the candidate will be evaluated based on personality type, spiritual gifts, passions, and abilities.

  • Personality - Using the DISC personality model, a successful candidate could exhibit some of the following strengths: strong in both I [inspiring] & C [conscientious]

  • Spiritual Gifts - Using the PLACE Assessment tool, a successful candidate could exhibit some of the following spiritual gifts: administration, helps, leadership, and/or service

  • Abilities - Using the PLACE Assessment tool, a successful candidate could exhibit some of the following abilities: social, enterprising, and/or conventional

  • Passions - Using the PLACE Assessment tool, a successful candidate could exhibit some of the following passions: defending, developing/creating, leading, organizing, and/or serving

    Responsibilities and Duties

    Missions

o Assist the Next Steps Pastor with oversight and administration of the missions ministry and partnerships
o Communicate regularly with each local missions partner to assess status and needs [minimum quarterly]
o Facilitate communication between the Next Steps Pastor and all global partners on a regular basis
o Facilitate regular communication and meetings with the missions leadership team and the missions teams to develop missions strategies and plans to fulfill the mission of FBCBA
o Receive and review monthly reports from all missions partners [local & global] and provide summary report to Next Steps Pastor
o Facilitate identification of and training and regular communication with BLESS/Missions Mobilizers in each Sunday School class and small group
o Identify & communicate [to BLESS/Missions Mobilizer] ongoing local mission opportunities for all Sunday School classes and Small Groups [coordinate with Spiritual Development Pastor & Admin]
o Collect, track, and report all BLESS dashboard items weekly
o Facilitate weekly needs of ongoing local ministries [prison ministry, Camino Villa outreach, benevolence, etc.]
o Assist mission trip team leaders with all aspects of trip administration [flights, documents, passports, visas, funding, etc.]
o Provide final summary report for all missions trips to Next Steps Pastor
o Report monthly on all service projects and missions trips to Next Steps Pastor
o Assist the Next Steps Pastor in developing missions budgets
o Assist the Next Steps Pastor in administration and oversight of the missions budgets [monthly]
o Any other duties as assigned in alignment with the mission, vision, and values of FBCBA

Community Preschool Teacher

Position Supports: Community Preschool

Time Commitment: School Year Teacher (18-20 hours/week), Summer Camp Teacher (12 hours/week), or Substitute Teacher (as needed)

Education/Experience: The ideal candidate has some experience working with children. 

Qualifications/Skills: The ideal candidate must be a committed follower of Christ. The ideal candidate must work well with others and with good communication skills. The ideal candidate must be able to develop lesson plans to assist children with character development through the use of age-appropriate Bible-based thematic units, as well as concepts in math, writing, music, art, social studies, and science. CPS is always accepting applications for teachers for the school year, Summer Camp, and applications for substitute teachers for both Summer Camp and the school year. 

 

Childcare Teacher

Position Supports:  Preschool Ministry

Time Commitments: As Needed:  Wednesday mornings, Wednesday evenings, Special Events

Education/Experience: The ideal candidate has experience with preschoolers and/or school age kids.

Qualifications/Skills: The ideal candidate must be a committed follower of Christ and actively attending First Baptist Church Broken Arrow. They must work well with others and be a team player. A general knowledge of preschoolers, their characteristics, and traits would be desirable. Classroom management and lesson planning would be desirable.

Childcare is always accepting applications for teachers and substitutes.

 

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Albany School of Music Teacher

Position Summary

Teach private music lessons in piano, guitar, voice, and drums.

Time Commitment 

Part-time; Non-exempt

Reports To

Worship Pastor

Education/Experience

Bachelor’s Degree or Associates Degree in music with a major in one of the instrument(s) of your field.

Non-degree candidates will be considered on a case by case basis.

Graduate students working on their degrees are also eligible and welcome for the available teaching positions.

Qualifications/Skills

A committed follower of Christ
Be involved regularly at FBCBA or their home church

Position Profile:

  • Model exemplary Christian behavior as an example to their students and others whether at church or in the community.
  • Give instruction using positive means, ample encouragement, and showing Christ’s love. Our goal is to enable all students to develop their skills and use them to glorify God.

Responsibilities and Duties

  • Teach private music lessons
  • Communicate with parents regarding lessons, rehearsals, and recitals

 

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