As God is allowing us to minister to and shepherd a growing number of people across Dallas and beyond, we are thankful for His abundant provision of shared leadership across our elders, staff leadership, and countless faithful lay leaders.
Consistent with the exhortation of Scripture, Watermark is led by a team of elders (pastors), rather than one man who reports to a "board." This team of elders (pastors) governs, corrects, cares for (shepherds), and oversees the spiritual interests of the church. An elder must be a member of this church and lead a life that meets the qualifications of Scripture and embodies the calling, convictions, and commitments of Watermark Community Church.
When evaluating a potential elder, we look for the "3Ms:"
Once a potential elder is identified, the elder team will walk through an extensive process with them, including the following:
To learn more about the role of Elders at Watermark, read full whitepaper.
The Dallas Leadership Team is appointed by the Lead Pastor. Each person on the team oversees a specific group of Watermark ministries and shares in the leadership of the Watermark campus as a whole.