Pastor Profile

FBC Athens, TN

Mission Statement: We glorify God by making disciples of all nations.


  1. Strong expository preacher who loves, proclaims, and lives God’s inspired inerrant Word of God without compromise.
  1. Has a strong missions focus and support of the Cooperative Program. Is enthusiastic about promoting and supporting mission opportunities through a proven track record of fostering an environment that makes disciples of all nations (Athens; Tennessee; North America; International). He will have a desire to know our church and community. Will lead our church in community outreach and sharing the Gospel and works to build relationships with other Christian leaders in our community.
  1. Through prayer and the study of God’s Word, articulates and casts a clear and compelling vision for the church. Humbly leads his congregation and staff towards fulfilling that vision. That vision helps promote a steady increase in Church growth indicators, such as missions, baptisms, giving, and membership.
  1. A balanced leader who works with all age groups.
  2. Is Southern Baptist and a supporter of Southern Baptist beliefs and has a minimum of a Master’s degree from an accredited Baptist seminary.
  1. The ideal candidate has experience in leading a staff of multiple pastors and budget similar in size to FBC Athens, and promotes biblical stewardship.
  1. Ideal candidate would be between 35-55 years old and married. Wife is supportive of his ministry and involved in our church family. (However, God’s man may be a little younger, or a possibly a little older).