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Senior Pastor

First Baptist Church of LaVergne

LaVergne, TN

Full-Time Ministry Position
TN, LaVergne - First Baptist Church of LaVergne  |  SENIOR PASTOR Image Shadow
TN, LaVergne - First Baptist Church of LaVergne  |  SENIOR PASTOR Image Shadow
TN, LaVergne - First Baptist Church of LaVergne  |  SENIOR PASTOR Image Shadow


Southern Baptist


First Baptist Church LaVergne (Southern Baptist Convention) of LaVergne, Tennessee is prayerfully seeking to fill the position of Senior Pastor. We are a church seeking revitalization with an average attendance of 50 in worship. LaVergne is a growing and diverse community of approximately 38,000 in Rutherford County and is located approximately 19 miles southeast of Nashville and is part of the Nashville metropolitan statistical area. LaVergne hosts multiple industries, like Bridgestone and Coca Cola, and several distribution hubs, like Amazon.

The successful candidate will have preferably 3 years of experience and with an undergraduate or graduate degree from an accredited Bible College or Seminary. The candidate must have a demonstrated ability to effectively communicate God’s Word through a solid, biblically based expositional style. The candidate should have an established record of “making disciples” and have the capability to lead the church in deeper discipleship and evangelism. In addition, the candidate will have visionary leadership able to lead the church in discovering its mission, values, and a renewed vision for the future. The candidate should possess a shepherd’s heart, providing pastoral care and relational investment for the membership.


  • Meets the biblical requirements for pastors (1 Timothy 3:1-7; 2 Timothy 2; Titus 1:5-9)
  • Be a disciple who is also a disciple-maker
  • A leader with tactical patience
  • A Visionary leader and Team Player
  • Able to provide administrative leadership and organizational structure in all areas of church life
  • Possess a passion for Christ and His Church and the ability to motivate involvement in His mission.
  • Understand and/or be willing to learn the unique challenges in leading in church revitalization.
  • Ability to engage in multi-ethnic and multi-generational ministry
  • Relationally connect to the congregation as well as the local community.
  • Capability to lead FBC LaVergne to be on mission and to have greater gospel impact in its community and beyond.
  • Be in agreement with pastoring a Southern Baptist Church and affirming the 2000 Southern Baptist Faith and Message




Eve Freeman