Lead Pastor at a Multi-Staff International Church

Alliance International Church (AIC) in Hong Kong is seeking a lead pastor who is a gifted preacher/teacher, proven leader, and faithful intercessor with a heart for missions and for discipling leaders.

Posted on April 5, 2018

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The successful candidate will carry out the shared vision of AIC in a godly manner, understanding the diverse context of our international church community. He must also have a calling to serve this multicultural ministry on a long-term basis. For more information on AIC, please visit www.aic.org.hk. Additional information about AIC, its history and community also is available to qualified applicants.

Required Qualifications:

  • Must meet the New Testament requirements for office described in 1 Timothy 3:1–7 and Titus 1:6–9
  • Commitment to our statement of faith, vision, and core values.
  • A Masters of Divinity from an accredited seminary
  • Experience (minimum of five years) as a lead pastor or comparable role, preferably in an urban setting
  • Commitment to shared leadership with elders/under-shepherds

Preferred Qualifications

  • Cross-cultural experience and a heart for people in Hong Kong and its surrounding areas (Mainland China)
  • Completion of ordination from a recognized denomination


  • Leadership and Vision
  • Seek God’s Word and leading for AIC with the elders/under-shepherds
  • Discern and communicate vision and direction
  • Direct the administrative work of the staff
  • Lead, shepherd, and develop staff teams and elders/under-shepherds
  • Effectively identify and develop the gifts and talents of church members, staff and elders/under-shepherds
  • Inspire, influence, and challenge the spiritual well-being of the congregation
  • Obtain and appropriately balance input from leaders in decision making
  • Remain accountable to and work with the AIC Governing Committee
  • Serve as a chaplain at Christian Alliance International School
  • Preach and Teach
  • Preach with both depth and breadth (depth = doctrinally rich, gospel-centered, authentic; breadth = multi-generational, relational, and relevant).
  • Continue to develop a culture of expectation that God will expand His Kingdom
  • Train and mentor pastoral staff as well as elders/under-shepherds
  • Lead the preparation and execution of vibrant, Spirit-filled, Biblical worship services done with excellence for the glory of God
  • Oversee the ever-growing missions involvement of AIC
  • Set an Example
  • Be passionate for Jesus Christ and use gifts and talents to expand His Kingdom
  • Be committed to sharing the good news of Jesus’ love with a lost world and making disciples in accordance with Matthew 28:18–20
  • Model the spiritual disciplines
  • Demonstrate a deep love for people by teaching and leading in the context of God-honoring relationships

Interested candidates should email their resume, a cover letter, and three references to jobs@aic.org.hk.

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