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Pastor’s Perspective on Ministry

The staff at FBCA have been working this past year on creating and sharing their ministries purpose as well as how those purposes connect to the grandeur purpose of our church.  The three sessions below include Dr. Wiles Philosophy of Ministry as the pastor of First Baptist.

Pastoral ConsiderationsCore TheologyRationale for Ministry

This session will help you answer questions you might have about why Dr. Wiles does some of the things he does as the Pastor of FBCA.  Below are some of the points he discusses.  Use this as a guide to follow along.

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Pastoral Responsibilities -
  • What are the responsibilities of the Pastor?
  • Do these responsibilities vary from church to church?
  • Does the size of the church have any impact on the central functions of the office of Pastor?
Pastoral Mentors -
  • Who and how they influence Dr. Wiles still to this day.
Biblical Imagery -
  • Overseer
  • Shepherd
  • Preacher/Teacher
Personal Commitments -
  • Authentic – earthy spirituality
  • Biblical – attend to the Scripture
  • Theologically thoughtful
  • Approachable
  • Prayerful
  • Spiritual
  • Pastoral
  • Vocal
  • Leader
Pastoral Goals -
  • Biblical Literacy
  • Doctrinal Competency
  • Spiritual Maturity
  • Missional Community
  • Pastoral Sufficiency

Dr. Wiles digs deeper into the Core Theological truths that we’ve embraced at FBCA.  He will walk through each of these and the scripture behind each one.  Below are some of the points he discusses.  Use this as a guide to follow along.

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Glorifying God by Following The Jesus Way!
- Glorify God
- by Following 
- The Jesus Way!

Spiritual Formation
Foundational Commitments:
Purposeful - Who am I? What am I to do?
Transformational - What is happening to me?
Influential - What is happening Through me?
Cultivate, Implement, Measure

Psalm 1 Tree

Dr. Wiles walks through his process of what he views as his primary responsibilities as the leader of First Baptist.  Below are some of the points he discusses.  Use this as a guide to follow along.

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Preaching
  • Needs Assessment
  • Mysterious Dialogue
  • Sermon Evaluation
  • Planning
Pastoral Care
  • Needs Assessment
  • Partnership with the ministry staff
  • Partnership with lay leaders
Priorities – Oversight
  • Needs Assessment
  • Goal Evaluation
  • Ministry Design
  • Ministry Implementation and Integration