Aug 13, 2022

English Congregation Pastor

$75,000 - $90,000 yearly
  • Chinese Independent Baptist Church
  • 280 8th St, Oakland, CA, USA
Full time Church Ministry

Job Description

The Chinese Independent Baptist Church of Oakland (CIBC) is a multi-generational, family-oriented church which has a rich, long history of active ministries within its local community. CIBC conducts distinct worship services and ministries in English, Cantonese, and Mandarin, and is known for its steadfast commitment to God’s Word and solid Biblical teaching. Currently CIBC is seeking a pastor to minister to the English congregation who fits the following profile:

We seek a pastor who:

  • is committed to the inerrancy and authority of the Bible
  • will adhere to the Statement of Faith and Positions held by CIBC
  • exemplifies the Christian characteristics and traits set forth in I Timothy 3:1-7, Titus 1:7-9,
    I Peter 5:1-4
  • consistently demonstrates he is a true follower of Jesus
  • is continually impacted and transformed by God’s Word
  • understands and is experienced working within an Asian culture

We seek a pastor specially gifted as a:

  • Preacher - share Scripture messages in an inspiring, relatable manner with applications relevant to daily living leading the congregation to spiritual transformation
  • Shepherd - engage with the congregation, nurturing and caring for their spiritual health
  • Visionary - partner with the leadership and congregation under sound Biblical teaching to develop and implement a vision to advance the kingdom of God both locally and globally

We prefer a pastor with previous experience in other areas of pastoral ministry including but not limited to:

  • Administration
  • Counseling
  • Discipleship and Small Groups
  • Evangelism
  • Teaching

We desire a pastor who:

  • is a seminary graduate (M. Div. or equivalent)
  • has five or more years of pastoral experience

Additional qualifications and responsibilities of the pastor as well as our Church profile containing pertinent information regarding church demographics, locale, and various programs and events can be obtained using the email listed.

All inquiries are welcome. Should you feel led by the Lord to respond to our need, please submit the following to

  • your resume
  • cover letter - why you are interested in this position
  • philosophy of ministry

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