Lead Pastor

Palos Verdes Baptist Church

4010 Palos Verdes Dr. N., Suite 101, Rolling Hills Estates, CA 90274 USA   MAP
Demographic: Asian American, suburban
Statement Of Faith:

Palos Verdes Baptist Church is looking for a Lead Pastor to build a ministry to young families and assume overall pastoral leadership of the church after a one-year transition.

1. Demonstrate a clear testimony of faith and a passionate devotion to Jesus Christ.
2. Exemplify the biblical leadership qualities of an elder/overseer found in 1 Timothy 3:1-7,
Titus 1:5-9, and 1 Peter 5:1-5.
3. Model healthy family priorities and “manage his own household well” (1 Timothy 3:4-5).
4. Maintain a strong devotional life of worship, prayer, and personal study of God’s Word resulting in a deepening spirituality and relationship with Christ.
5. Live out and teach a lifestyle of adherence to biblical standards of morality and the fruit of the Spirit (Galatians 5:22-23).
6. Accomplish his responsibilities as a shepherd of God’s flock with a spirit of humility, compassion, wisdom, honesty, integrity, and unity as a servant-leader.
7. Possess strong interpersonal skills, being able to relate to all age groups, keep confidences, and collaborate with other staff and lay leaders.

1. Develop and coordinate an integrated ministry to reach young families and disciple them.
2. Provide vision and leadership to the church in pursuit of its “changed lives changing lives” vision.
3. Identify and coach emerging leaders.
4. Preach and teach God’s Word at worship services and special events.
5. Model and encourage prayer as personal and corporate priority.
6. Provide personal, pre-marital, marital, crisis, and conflict resolution counseling in a safe setting, being aware of his limitations and referring to professionals when necessary.
7. Provide, facilitate, and organize pastoral care for all within the church.

Preferred Qualifications
1. Three years of experience in a pastoral leadership position
2. Master of Divinity from accredited seminary

Date Posted: Fri, May 15, 2020   (90 days ago)
Salary: commensurate with experience
Benefits: retirement, health/disability/life insurance, reimbursements (auto, books, hospitality, etc)
Anticipated Hire Date: 9/1/2020

Point of Contact:

Anne Smith

Search Committee Chair
4010 Palos Verdes Dr. N., Suite 101
Rolling Hills Estates, CA 90274