Raleigh Baptist Association (RBA), an association of 143 churches, is seeking a full-time executive director to serve our rural and metropolitan area. We include 40 language and ethnic congregations and four churches with female senior pastors. The member churches represent a broad range of diversity in Baptist life, including affiliations with the Southern Baptist Convention (SBC), the Cooperative Baptist Fellowship (CBF) and other Baptist bodies. The executive director shall endeavor to work in cooperation with all churches, giving priority to casting a unifying vision, developing effective leaders, and building strong relationships within the Baptist churches, the RBA, other Baptist bodies (including SBC and CBF), and the larger community. The executive director shall serve as the chief planner, administrator and resource person responsible for the oversight of all ministries, programs and staff of the RBA. A graduate degree from an accredited seminary/divinity school is required. Extensive leadership within a Baptist church and/or association is preferred. Candidates must complete the application at raleighbaptists.org/. (From the homepage, select Executive Director Application.) In addition, candidates must email their résumé, a photo and at least 3 references with contact information, within 2 weeks of completing the application, to RBASearchTeam@gmail.com. Applications deadline is October 15.