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English Lead Pastor Full Time

Mandarin Baptist Church of Los Angeles

Alhambra, CA




The English Lead Pastor will be responsible for ministry leadership, pulpit and teaching ministry, and general pastoral duties. He will report to the Senior Pastor and apply and implement the Mandarin Baptist Church of Los Angeles (MBCLA) Mission and Vision in the English congregation.


• Experienced Leader: Proven track record of faithful ministry as a servant leader, demonstrated ability to develop/mentor leaders and shepherd staff, humility to accept feedback balanced with discernment when addressing conflict

• Strong Expositional Preacher: Deeply rooted in the Word and sound doctrine, capable of motivating and leading the congregation, reliant on Scripture rather than human wisdom for leadership

• Visionary Mobilizer: Able to develop, communicate and enact a vision for the English congregation then mobilize people and ministries toward fulfillment of that vision, a heart to engage the local community and world missions

• Cross-Cultural Navigator: Sensitive to and capable of traversing the cultural nuances of a multilingual church as well as its diverse local community

• Growing Disciple: Committed to personal growth in faith and relationship with the Lord amidst the business of ministry through Bible reading, prayer, personal worship and accountability with other believers


• M.Div. degree or equivalent

• 5 years of experience in pastoral ministry

• Ordination is required

• Proven track record of leadership during period of major transition

• Able to teach; possesses a shepherd’s heart

• Meets the moral and spiritual requirements stated in I Timothy 3:1-13 and Titus 1:5-9

• Agrees with MBCLA’s Statement of Faith and the Baptist Faith and Message 2000

• Must have the cultural appreciation and sensitivity to serve in a multilingual church setting and a diverse local community

• Be willing to support and faithfully implement the mission and the vision of the English congregation and MBCLA

To apply for this job please visit english.mbcla.org.

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