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Thousand Oaks Baptist Church – Pastor

Thousand Oaks, CA
Thousand Oaks,

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Job Description

The Big Picture
Thousand Oaks Baptist Church ( is looking for a Pastor of their English and Spanish congregations.

About Us:
Thousand Oaks Baptist Church is a vibrant community of believers nestled in the heart of Thousand Oaks, California. With a diverse membership of 40 individuals, our church family is deeply rooted in our Baptist heritage and the biblical values of faith, love, and service. Our services are conducted in both English and Spanish, reflecting our commitment to cultural inclusivity and outreach within our multicultural community.

Job Description:
Are you a passionate, committed believer seeking to shepherd and nurture a flock in the Thousand Oaks area? Thousand Oaks Baptist Church is seeking a Pastor to lead our congregation in spiritual growth, community outreach, and discipleship.

Qualifications and Character
The ideal candidate must:
• Be a devoted follower of Jesus Christ, called and equipped for pastoral ministry.
• Demonstrate exemplary moral character and doctrinal integrity.
• Be faithful and committed in marriage, reflecting the biblical standard of fidelity.
• Possess qualities of vigilance, sobriety, hospitality, and effective teaching.
• Uphold the faithful word of the gospel, defending it against false teachings.

Duties as a Shepherd:
As the spiritual shepherd of our church, the Pastor must:
• Lead the congregation in vision, direction, and ministry goals.
• Provide spiritual nourishment through dynamic preaching and teaching in both English and Spanish.
• Equip and empower members to utilize their gifts for God’s glory.
• Engage in outreach efforts to share the gospel and disciple new believers.
• Protect the congregation from spiritual harm and false teachings.
• Demonstrate compassionate care and grace towards all members.
• Lead Sunday Services in both English and Spanish, English Bible Study on Tuesday night, and Spanish Bible Study on Wednesday night.

Duties as an Elder:
In the role of an elder, the Pastor will:
• Oversee the financial stewardship and administration of the church.
• Be recognized and appointed by the church body for pastoral ministry.
• Resolve doctrinal questions and provide sound biblical guidance.
• Collaborate with fellow elders/deacons for mutual edification and accountability.
• Exercise authority with wisdom, humility, and respect for congregation input.
• Devote time to the study and application of God’s word.

Duties as a Bishop:
As a bishop, the Pastor/ will:
• Ensure the church remains faithful to the gospel and obedient to God’s commands.
• Protect the congregation from false teachings and doctrinal deviations.
• Warn and expose any teaching or practice contrary to God’s word.
• Defend the purity and unity of the church body.
• Lead the Men’s Breakfast and monthly prayer meeting.
• Lead outreach activities to draw new people to Thousand Oaks Baptist Church and grow in their faith.
• Lead the ministry committee and participate in other standing committees at the church.

• Competitive salary commensurate with experience and qualifications.
• Retirement benefits.
• Supportive church community committed to your spiritual growth and well-being.

Miscellaneous Issues
• Fluent in both the English and Spanish language is a plus.

The Process

Please look over this job description and the church website. Along with your resume please answer these questions:

Why do you believe that you might be a good fit as the Pastor for Thousand Oaks Baptist Church?

Describe your experiences in ministry and how you may be qualified to serve as the Pastor at Thousand Oaks Baptist Church?

In just a few sentences please give a summary of your theology and how that is in line with the doctrine of Thousand Oaks Baptist Church.

Please send your resume, the answers to these questions and a link to at least one online sermon to [email protected]