Iglesia Bautista Vida Nueva (New Life Baptist) a Hispanic church in the city of Elgin, is seeking a bi-vocational pastor to lead and disciple the congregation. This in exponential and thematic preaching as well as loving community and fellowship. We are seeking someone who is fluent in Spanish as they are in English. We are seeking someone called by God to pastor as well as to further the expansion of the Kingdom.
Maintain a vital and wholesome personal relationship with the Lord Jesus Christ through daily Bible Study and Prayer.
Preach Sunday morning worship service and (if available), teach an adult study Sunday evenings
Disciple by teaching and preaching from the Scriptures.
Attend to the congregation's pastoral needs, including (as necessary and available) visitation, prayer, and counseling.
Have accountability and love in the ministry of the church (men, women, as well as youth)
Fluent in Spanish and English
Prior pastoral experience is preferred but not required.
A seminary degree is not required, but some form of formal training is preferred.
Must meet the biblical qualifications for an elder (1 Timothy 3; Titus 1; 1 Peter 5:1-4)
Born again and have a personal testimony of his conversion and commitment to Jesus Christ as Lord and Savior.
Aligned with our churches doctrinal statement
He is committed to integrity and accountability to those he serves.
He actively partakes and preaches on the expansion of the Kingdom (the Great Commission, has a heart for missions).