Associate Pastor

South Side Baptist Church, Abilene | Abilene, TX

Posted Date 7/21/2022
First Posted7/21/2022

South Side Baptist Church is a body of believers seeking to glorify God by making disciples in Abilene and the world as we live out the love of Jesus Christ in a community of faith. Our core values are as follows: we worship Jesus in all of life, we are ruled by God’s Word, we are disciples who make disciples, we are in authentic community, we are committed to missional living, we give sacrificially, we serve the church. We are committed to expositional preaching, elder-led congregationalism, regenerate church membership and big God theology.




  • Mature, growing disciple with a consistent devotional life
  • Meets the spiritual qualifications found in I Timothy and Titus
  • Seminary training and 3+ years of ministry experience preferred
  • Ability to work on a team towards specific goals in a mutually edifying and supportive manner
  • Ability to work on multiple tasks, be flexible, and work with little supervision
  • Self-motivated, strategic thinker, with strong communication skills
  • Commitment to and agreement with the Baptist Faith and Message 2000
  • Follow the Constitution, By Laws, and Policy & Procedures Manual of SSBC
  • Maintain regular office hours and be on-the-job 40 plus hours per week
  • Committed to life-long learning, desiring to continue to pursue theological training and leadership development


  • Lead the college ministry by teaching, overseeing, planning, and leadership development.
  • Recruit, build, develop, resource, equip, and empower a college leadership team as well as adult college ministry team.
  • Regularly disciple church members and train them to disciple others.
  • Help with service planning and membership processes.
  • Gifted to teach Bible Study regularly and preach several times a year.
  • Implement men’s ministry events (only a few a year) as well as be on teaching rotation.
  • Oversee the Adult Bible Study with initial training, ongoing training and encouragement of teachers. Will also help train more teachers. Help set overall vision of Adult Bible Study alongside Lead Pastor.
  • Perform the duties of a pastor (e.g., preaching on SunAM regularly, visits to the hospitals, nursing homes, shut-ins / counseling / teaching). 
  • Will be available to assist the Lead Pastor as needs arise and available to perform other duties as assigned by the elders.

Please email resume to Blake White:

Highest Level of Education Required
Minimum Experience in Years
Our church/ministry is affiliated with the Southern Baptists of Texas Convention.
Our church/ministry understands and affirms the Baptist Faith and Message 2000.
Southern Baptist TEXAN Announcement (max 50 words). Please include whether FT/PT and the City/State.
SSBC Abilene, TX is looking for a FT Associate Pastor who is passionate about teaching, overseeing, planning, and developing leaders. You will assist the Lead Pastor especially in areas of College, Men and Adult Discipleship Ministry. Please send resumes to

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