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Jessica Claire
  • Montgomery Street, San Francisco, CA 94105 609 Johnson Ave., 49204, Tulsa, OK
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Professional Summary

Jessica Claire grew up in a pastor’s family in Las Vegas, Nevada. At a young age he put his trust in Jesus as Savior and surrendered to full-time ministry at the age of 15. Jessica and Heather minister in Las Vegas at Southern Hills Baptist Church, a wonderful congregation which they established together 15 years ago. The church has grown to over 1,000 in membership and continues to see even more in weekly attendance. They have one son, Jonathan David, and two daughters, Savannah Tyler and Scarlett Noel.

He is a motivated Church Planter eager to bring the Gospel of Jesus Christ to people in all areas of the world. Adept at applying strong interpersonal, communication and organizational skills toward connecting with people and getting the job done in an accurate and efficient manner. Special expertise in public speaking and Bible preaching.

He is a mission-driven Pastor offering 17+ years of experience in pastoral care and spiritual leadership to a growing church. Committed to creating thriving community and guiding individuals transformed by gospel. Successful background in organizational leadership, ministry program development, and mission-oriented strategic planning.

Skills
  • Public speaking
  • Church planting background
  • New member assimilation
  • Spiritual leadership
  • Spiritual instruction
  • Congregational care
  • Fundraising
  • Stakeholder communication
  • Partnership cultivation
  • Business development and retention
  • Disciple-making
  • Spiritual cultivation
  • Managerial background
  • Team oversight
  • Goal-oriented
  • Social media
  • Team leadership
  • Marketing
  • Strategic thinker
Work History
Sr. Pastor of Southern Hills Baptist Church in LV, 08/2004 - Current
Southern Hills Baptist Church Of Las Vegas City, STATE,
  • Collaborated with church leadership to plan master calendar of events
  • Supervised associate pastors and staff leading education, youth, pastoral care, and older adult ministry programs
  • Increased church membership from 0 to over 1,100 in 15 years
  • Coordinated and spearheaded programs to increase church members' service throughout community
  • Spearheaded $3,000,000 building project to expand ministry capability from a storefront to current building
  • Established and manage church budget of $2,000,000 per year
  • Planned and conducted worship services, wrote sermons and worked with key church leaders to carry out church mission
  • Provided crisis response and counseling to church members
  • Officiated special services such as weddings, funerals, baptisms and nursing home services
  • Oversaw administration and management of all areas of ministry
  • Directed capital building projects resulting in increases to church membership and reductions in church expenses
  • Provided spiritual care through visitation, counseling and prayer
  • Sourced, modified and prepared membership class curricula for those seeking discipleship and assimilation within our church
  • Kept program children safe and secure at all times with proactive monitoring strategies
  • Hired, mentored and supervised instructors and volunteer staff to carry out program goals
  • Hired and developed a pastoral team that includes a full-time executive pastor, creative arts pastor, worship leader, ladies ministry director, assimilation and discipleship pastor, small groups pastor, youth pastor, children's pastor, and Korean church pastor. We also have 6-8 in support staff who assist the pastors in their shepherding duties
Co-Founder and President of the Idea Network, 01/2014 - Current
Idea Network City, STATE,
  • Created and launched The Idea Network.
  • The Idea Network is a place to share ideas for all ministry leaders.
  • The Mission of the Idea Network is to provide inspirational and collaborative environments (both virtual and real-world) in which a Christian minister can share methodological ideas, philosophical ideas, and theological ideas without fear of embarrassment or reprisal.
  • The process by which we accomplish our mission has been to create Idea Days, Idea Nights, Idea Summits, and Idea Mentoring which intentionally spark imagination, encourage collaboration, and inspire ministry leaders to new heights of creativity and accomplishment.
  • Led research, development and implementation of Idea Days, Idea Nights, Idea Summits, and Idea Mentoring.
  • Built and strengthened productive and valuable ministry partnerships to drive collaboration, engagement and revenue stream development.
  • Introduced new matrix organizational plan with clear roles and responsibilities to enhance processes while ensuring quality of products and clarity in leadership positions.
  • Lead a team of four members which include the Idea Network Director, Idea Network Co-Founder, and Idea Network Finance Director.
Children's Pastor, 06/2002 - 07/2004
Liberty Baptist Church In Las Vegas City, STATE,
  • Raised congregational awareness of needs and contributions of youth to church life and operations.
  • Provided spiritual care through visitation, counseling and prayer.
  • Directed pre-school, toddler and infant services to provide comprehensive family support.
  • Kept program children safe and secure at all times with proactive monitoring strategies.
  • Prepared, coordinated and distributed information about yearly schedule of activities and classes.
  • Hired, mentored and supervised instructors and volunteer staff to carry out program goals.
  • Adapted classroom plans to support needs of children with special learning requirements.
  • Sourced, modified and prepared class curricula and targeted lesson plans based on subject matter requirements.
  • Devoted special emphasis to punctuality and worked to maintain outstanding attendance record, consistently arriving to work ready to start immediately.
Education
High School Diploma: , Expected in 05/1998
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Abeka Book Homeshooling - Las Vegas, NV,
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Bachelor of Arts: Pastoral Studies, Expected in 05/2002
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Pensacola Christian College - Pensacola, FL
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Master of Arts: Biblical Exposition, Expected in 05/2010
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Pensacola Christian College - Pensacola, FL
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Master of Divinity: Master of Divinity, Expected in 05/2018
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Liberty University - Lynchburg, VA
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School Attended

  • Abeka Book Homeshooling
  • Pensacola Christian College
  • Pensacola Christian College
  • Liberty University

Job Titles Held:

  • Sr. Pastor of Southern Hills Baptist Church in LV
  • Co-Founder and President of the Idea Network
  • Children's Pastor

Degrees

  • High School Diploma
  • Bachelor of Arts
  • Master of Arts
  • Master of Divinity

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