Wheaton Bible Church

Located 30 miles west of Chicago, Wheaton Bible Church is a non-denominational church of 6,000 people gathering in three congregations in English- and Spanish-speaking services. The Wheaton Bible Church (North Avenue) campus is in West Chicago. This facility is also home for Iglesia del Pueblo (IDP). A full partner in the total ministries of Wheaton Bible Church, IDP is a vibrant and growing Latino congregation with services in Spanish. A third Wheaton Bible Church congregation, Tri-Village Church meets in Streamwood, at the Awana corporate campus at Bartlett and Bode Roads.

Wheaton Bible Church West Chicago, IL, USA
Oct 21, 2019
Full time
Wheaton Bible Church is on mission to see more and more people love God, grow together, and reach the world. Serving the area for more than 90 years, Wheaton Bible Church (WBC) is a dynamic, thriving community seeking the glory of God in the suburbs of Chicago. We are searching for a Campus Pastor to shepherd the people in the Tri-Village area toward Gospel-centered, life-long discipleship. Our desire is to be one church contextualized in multiple locations to best accomplish our vision to reach people far from God from different backgrounds and ethnicities, and to seek the flourishing of our communities. ABOUT THE POSITION:   The primary purpose of the Campus Pastor will be to oversee the life and direction of Wheaton Bible Church Streamwood campus, holding a firm grasp of the beliefs and strategy of WBC, and aligning staff and key leadership with Wheaton Bible’s mission, vision, and values. Providing pastoral leadership to the campus, the Pastor will ensure that systems, practices, and policies support its ministry activities. The Pastor will preach at the Streamwood campus and periodically at other campuses as part of the Wheaton Bible preaching team. WBC Streamwood (Tri-Village Church) celebrated its three-year anniversary this fall and continues to grow both spiritually and in numbers. Typical attendance at their two Sunday services averages 350-375 people. This congregation has a small campus feel and is distinctly diverse both culturally and socio-economically. Education & Experience Minimum of 3-5 years’ experience as a pastor, teacher, and leader in a larger church. Theological training with a completed undergraduate degree in theological/biblical or pastoral studies; Master’s Degree preferred. Experience as an effective leader, recruiter, developer, and supervisor of staff and lay leader teams. Demonstrated strong, gospel-centered preaching, teaching, and relational evangelism gifts. Passion for and experience in multi-ethnic ministry that engages the Great Commission; bi-lingual in Spanish and English is a plus.   Personal Characteristics & Requirements: Fully devoted follower of Jesus Christ seeking God’s presence and leadership in every dimension of your life. Committed to holiness and developing your personal walk with God in order to model and lead others in their faith. If married, love your spouse as Christ loves the church. If a parent, disciple your children toward knowing and loving God. Pursue professional, personal, and spiritual development. Inspirational leader with excellent emotional and relational intelligence. Display a high level of spiritual maturity and discernment. Teachable spirit, strength, humility, and a grace-filled pastor’s heart. Hard-working self-starter with strong decision-making skills.  Passion to serve, help, and connect people to Jesus and then into church community. Proven organizational and administrative skills coupled with leadership, visionary, and empowerment abilities. Fully support Wheaton Bible Church doctrinal, mission, and values statements.