I’m Looking for a Great Campus Pastor @ The Journey Church Boca

We’re looking for an “A” player to fill the role of campus pastor at The Journey Church – Boca Raton.

The Journey is a young, aggressive, outwardly focused multi-site church with campuses in New York City and Boca Raton, FL.

The position of full-time Campus Pastor is at the South Florida (Boca Raton) location.

The Journey recently moved into its new building in 2019 and is growing and reaching people in one of the most beautiful and unchurched cities of the country.

We are looking for an aggressive person who is ready to live in South Florida, work hard, grow as a pastor and leader in this important role on our staff and make a tremendous difference for Jesus Christ!

This role will work with Founding Pastor Nelson Searcy and the Executive Lead Pastor of the Boca Raton campus and is ideal for someone with the gift of leadership, Stewardship/Capital Campaign development experience, growing staff/volunteer teams and high-quality communication skills– and wants to develop as a pastor/leader/shepherd and grow with the church

Base salary of $60,000 with consideration for experience, family needs and education. Bonus opportunities available plus rewards for achievement.  Top rated health Insurance and retirement options available.

This position is exempt, and qualifies for Pastoral Housing Allowance.

Are you called to serve in South Florida?

Do you have a teaching gift and a desire to develop that gift and communicate in both large (Sundays) and medium-sized (Membership Class, etc.) settings?  

Are you passionate about raising up new leaders and volunteers, seeing people get connected in the church and challenging them to grow in their faith?

Are you called to be a pastor and willing to take ownership and provide primary leadership for one of The Journey’s campuses?

Are you willing to work with our central leadership team to grow your campus?

Can you raise funds and lead the church through phase 2 of a capital campaign?

Do you have the ability and passion to lead and develop the evangelism, discipleship, stewardship, ministry, and worship systems of your campus? 

Do you have a high view ‘serving as part of discipleship’ and do you have a strong desire to reach unchurched families?


  • Leadership, growth and innovation of the Journey campus in Boca Raton, FL.  You will lead day-to-day operations for that campus and oversee all the systems for that campus.
  • Serve as the primary pastor and teacher for the Boca Raton campus, working with The Journey teaching team to preach messages based on a unified approach across all campuses.
  • Requires the ability to lead teams effectively and to raise up new leaders at a rapid rate.  Also, organizational, and administrative skills are a must.
  • Must be able to provide good financial stewardship, raise funds, and lead the church in financial growth.
  • Must be extremely hard-working, bring a lot of energy and enthusiasm to the position and have had leadership experience on a large or growing church staff.
  • Other desired characteristics include strong interpersonal skills; growing leader; team builder; sense of humor; risk-taker.
  • Organizational and administrative skills are a must.



– A Solid Calling to South Florida

– Undergraduate or equivalent in Religious Studies is required. Masters or higher is preferred.

– The ability to manage and lead a growing campus and the systems of that campus

– A passion for the Bible and innovation

– The ability to teach, lead classes and lead meetings (volunteers/staff)

– A team player

– Experience in a large/growing church

– A positive attitude

– A familiarity with The Purpose Driven Church Model

– A risk taker

– A passion for helping people take spiritual next steps.

– A passion and drive for evangelism and reaching the unchurched

– A high commitment to the local church

– Comfortable in a non-charismatic worship environment

– Experience in a church of 500 or more is a plus

– Able to commit to full-time employment (Sunday thru Friday work week)


Only resumes accompanied with a COVER LETTER will be considered. 

The cover letter and resume must be a PDF or Word document only, and the cover letter

should be personalized for this position and answer 4 questions:

(1) Why are you interested in this position?

(2) Have you read any books by Journey Founding Pastor Nelson Searcy? (Fusion, Activate, Maximize, etc.)?  Are you familiar with the 8 Systems of a Healthy Church?

(3) Why would you feel comfortable relocating to South Florida?

(4) And what about you makes you stand out from other candidates for this position?


*Also – if you have a recent video/audio of you teaching in front of a group (large or small) – please include that along with your resume and cover letter.

Please send cover letters and resumes to greatstaff@bocajourney.com.

Sorry – but we won’t consider applications or resumes that don’t follow the above directions.


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About Nelson Searcy

Nelson Searcy is an experienced church growth strategist, pastor, church planter and coach, consulting with churches around the world. As founder of Church Leader Insights and the Renegade Pastors Network, he has personally trained more than 3,500 church leaders in over 45 denominations through live events, seminars and monthly coaching. Nelson is also the Founding and Lead Pastor of The Journey Church, with locations across New York City and in Boca Raton, FL. Nelson and his church routinely appear on lists such as “The 50 Most Influential Churches” and “The 25 Most Innovative Leaders.” He is the author of over 100 church growth resources and 18+ books, including The Renegade Pastor: Abandoning Average in Your Life, Ministry and The Difference Maker: Using Your Everyday Life for Eternal Impact, and At the Cross with the People Who Were There. He and his wife, Kelley, have one son, Alexander.

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