Job Opportunities

Thanks for visiting our Job Opportunities page. CBFAR wishes to post information regarding open positions that are available here in Arkansas. We hope this will serve as a resource to those wishing to serve in our network of churches and/or with other organizations around the state.

If you are currently looking for a position, we encourage you to scroll down for open positions and we also encourage you to utilize CBF Global's Leader Connect-CBF. It is a résumé-matching service developed by the Cooperative Baptist Fellowship as a part of their reference and referral program. If you have any questions, contact Craig Janney via email at

If you are a church or organization that has a job opportunity and would like to send your job opportunity to CBFAR, please send information to Ray Higgins.

For those who are serving on a search committee, CBF Global has compiled a number of resources which are designed to assist you as you go about this task. We hope you will find these useful.

Position Title: Senior Pastor, First Baptist Church, Tallahassee, Florida

FBC Tallahassee is a Bible focused congregation that desires a dynamic preacher/teacher who can preach the gospel of Jesus Christ, possesses a deep and personal prayer life, has a strong focus on evangelism and can pastor a diverse congregation.  Candidates should have a minimum of a Masters of Divinity and a Doctorate is preferred.  For more information on our church, please refer to  Interested candidates or referrals should submit a cover letter and resume to or to the Pastor Search Committee, First Baptist Church, P.O. Box 710, Tallahassee, FL 32302. Review of resumes and cover letters will begin September 2, 2016.

Position Title: Associate Pastor of Youth and Community Engagement, Spring Creek Baptist Church, Oklahoma City, Oklahoma

Spring Creek Baptist Church is now accepting candidates for Associate Pastor of Youth and Community Engagement. This minister will focus on the particular needs of our youth and their families, using these primary relationships to serve the larger church. The ideal candidate will exhibit a sense of adventure and fun, balanced by the ability to attend to the deep currents of spiritual life for our students. She/he will develop liturgical and social rhythms that give space for reflection and inclusion. Spring Creek Baptist Church is a diverse community, and our youth represent this diversity. The candidate must be able to hold steady in the tension and avoid the temptation of easy answers to this complexity. The Associate Pastor will also be charged with Community Engagement. This encompasses missions, but extends to a holistic understanding of inward and outward congregational energies. She/he will need skills in digital communication technologies, comfort in cultural difference, and the ability to translate local/regional/international needs into our church context. The Associate Pastor is part of worship planning, budgeting, pastoral care, administration, and other general tasks. Spring Creek Baptist Church partners primarily with the Cooperative Baptist Fellowship, as well as local groups. This is a salaried position with benefits, and compensation will be based on experience. Interested candidates may submit a résumé and cover letter here.