English Ministry Pastor

Date Posted: August 12, 2022
Hours Per Week: 40
Knoxville Chinese Christian Church
Knoxville, TN, USA
Job Type: Associate Pastor
Other Details

The Knoxville Chinese Christian Church (KCCC) is seeking a full-time English ministry (EM) pastor. The EM pastor will serve KCCC by giving equal emphasis to the needs of English-speaking youth, and English-speaking adults including young adults. The EM pastor will regularly preach expository sermons, help develop Christian growth among the participants of KCCC’s English ministry, share the gospel and lead the gospel outreach efforts of the EM. Other responsibilities of the EM pastor will include developing a local summer youth camp, fostering a young adult ministry, developing the spiritual growth of the EM youth and adults, providing discipleship training for new believers within the English congregation, and leading the EM youth on mission trips. The ability to team up with other EM coworkers and KCCC leadership is a necessity.

An interested applicant should:

  • Have obtained a seminary education, preferably holding a Master of Divinity.
  • The applicant should love God, be dedicated to serving the Lord, hold a faithful understanding of the Bible, submit to the truth of the Bible, and have a Christian faith consistent with KCCC’s faith statement.
  • The applicant should have a track record of leadership in developing believers’ spiritual growth, sharing the gospel, and in church administration.
  • The applicant should speak fluent English, have a familiarity of the English congregation’s cultural backgrounds, and demonstrate a love for the English congregation.
  • The ability to speak Mandarin is a plus but not a requirement.

Knoxville, Tennessee is a growing community near the Smoky Mountain National Park. The University of Tennessee’s main campus in Knoxville, the Oak Ridge National Laboratory, and other employers in the region give ample opportunities for sharing the Gospel among the area wide Chinese population.

How To Apply

Interested applicants are requested to send a letter of intent to jointly explore God’s call, along with a resume (with at least 3 references listed) and a completed Application Questionnaire in pdf by e-mail to [email protected]. Initial review of the applications will begin at the beginning of December 2022, and applications will continue to be accepted until the position is filled. Further information about KCCC can be found at www.kccctn.org, and the Application Questionaire can be found at http://www.kccctn.org/empastor. Inquiries can also be sent to [email protected].