The Position

The English Ministry Pastor shall oversee the spiritual growth of the English Ministry through the preaching and teaching of God’s word, discipleship-making, shepherding, community outreach, and evangelism.

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  • Provide biblical preaching for the majority of Sunday worship.
  • Work with the Pastoral Team to map out new objectives and plan overall church strategy in support of the church’s vision and mission.
  • Mentor, equip and develop lay leaders in accordance with our church vision and to grow the various ministries.
  • Spiritually live as an example for the English Ministry encouraging the care for one another, service in the community, and evangelistic outreach.
  • Shepherd/Visit church members and/or their families as appropriate caring for their spiritual needs.


    • A Master’s in Divinity degree or equivalent from a Christian evangelical seminary/college/university;
    • Show evidence of being a spiritually mature, born-again, Christian with strong faith and a sound/solid testimony;
    • Two or more years of ministry experience;
    • Demonstrate biblically sound preaching and teaching;
    • Demonstrate strong communication skills and the ability to work in a team-based decision-making process

Desired Skills

    • Effective Biblical preaching and teaching;
    • Interpersonal relational skills;
    • Ability to build partnerships in mission, ministry, and community;
    • Ability to work in a cross cultural environment (Chinese-American or Asian-American); and
    • Ability to preach to a cross-generational English congregation.

What we want for our English Pastor

  • Working with the Pastoral Team to find rhythms of continuous renewal (weekly Sabbath, quarterly overnight retreats, annual renewal opportunities, etc).

We understand effective leadership requires the time and ability to listen to the Lord in an unhurried fashion.

  • Guarding the appropriate blocks of time weekly, quarterly, and annually to prepare for effective, in-depth preaching/teaching.
  • Guarding family time with your spouse and children.
  • Encouraging the vision, passion, and gifts that a pastor brings to us.
  • Looking to and encouraging laity to serve and lead ministries to avoid stretching yourself too thin