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Big Bend Church – Bi-Vocational Pastor

PO Box 550

Position Type



Baptist (SBC)

Ministry Area


Avg. Weekly Attendance


Job Description

Small Church, Desert Location, Seeks Bi-Vocational, Pastor

Big Bend Church (BBC) is located on the TX/MX border in the community of Terlingua/Study Butte. The closest amenities (other than a gas station and convince store) are 90 miles north, in Alpine, TX. The nearest Walmart is 150 miles in Ft. Stockton, TX.

Terlingua/Study Butte is a tourist destination due to Big Bend National Park being at our church doorstep! This ministry position is not for anyone who is seeking a “job”. BBC is seeking someone who views this as an opportunity to reach people for Christ and make a kingdom impact in our church and community. Our community is an open mission field to anyone up to the challenge! Our church is approximately 14 active members. People are very transient due to relocation from National Park Services.

The Bi-Vocational Pastor with focus on the following qualifications:


Born again and have a personal testimony of his personal conversion and commitment to Jesus Christ as Lord and Savior.
Align with the Southern Baptist Doctrines of Faith (Baptist Faith and Message).
Committed to integrity and accountability to those he serves.
Biblical qualifications for an elder (1 Timothy 3; Titus 1; 1 Peter 5:1-4).
Have a clear and open calling to serve the Lord in Pastoral Ministry.
A man who can rightly divide the Word of God, II Timothy 2:15.
Theological perspective that is conservative, and adherent to the inerrancy of the whole Word of God.
Public speaking ability (effective communicator).
Ability to submit to and implement policies decided by the Church Body.
Strong leadership gift, skills and abilities. This lead ministry position is not for anyone who is seeking a “job”.
Expository teaching