Our desired pastor

New Life Burbank is seeking a shepherd with integrity, humility and an immense and passionate love for Christ, His word and His people. He should be a man of high character and godliness. We desire a pastor who has a vital and profound relationship with Christ and who seeks to model this for the congregation. He should be devoted to the faithful preaching and teaching of God’s word, the administration of the sacraments, the discipleship and care of the flock, and evangelism. He should cultivate the unity of the church and be eager to work as a servant leader alongside a team of elders and deacons to shepherd and love the flock of NLB.  


QUALIFICATIONS  

  • A strong working knowledge of the Scriptures

  • Ordained or able to be ordained as a Teaching Elder in the PCA

  • Committed to Reformed theology

  • Committed to the Core Values of New Life Burbank

  • Pastoral experience preferred


ANTICIPATED DUTIES

  1. Worship: 

    1. Preach & administer sacraments - including weekly communion

    2. Share in presiding & the Shepherd’s Prayer

    3. Lead worship or oversee delegation of worship leadership

  2. Nurture:

    1. Pastoral visitations & counseling  

    2. Prepare for & moderate session meetings

    3. Share in supervision and oversight of the various ministries of NLB

    4. Officers’ Training

    5. Share in teaching Bible Studies & topical classes

    6. Teaching prospective members’ classes

    7. Mentoring & discipling

  3. Witness:

    1. Follow up & meet with visitors

    2. Model relational witness in his personal life

    3. Help promote NLB’s presence in the local community

    4. Help promote a missions awareness culture at NLB

  4. Other:

    1. Participate in quarterly presbytery meetings

    2. Administrative duties