Korean-American Ministry Resources

Lifepoint is the English adult congregation at Thanksgiving Korean Church, located right in the heart of Southern California in Buena Park. We are comprised of families, couples and young adults from different backgrounds and ethnicities.  We are seeking a passionate, seasoned and experienced leader to join our staff team to continue and grow our church to know and love the Gospel, and to make the Gospel known and loved.

The lead pastor helps our church grow by preaching God’s word, connecting and caring for people, casting vision and providing guidance for our leadership.


  • Deep Gospel-centered preaching and teaching
  • Casting vision for the ministry
  • To scale our church to the next level. To grow the ministry in depth for a love for Christ, but also to grow it wide, to love ‘the other’, our community
  • Shepherding and providing pastoral care
  • Equipping and developing leadership
  • Advising and working with our deacon board in furthering the mission and vision of Lifepoint


  • Ability to communicate the Gospel of Jesus Christ as an effective preacher/teacher
  • Have a sincere heart to biblically counsel members
  • Excellent communication and interpersonal skills
  • Engage with the diverse communities of Orange County and Buena Park
  • Ability and desire to work with others


  • A vibrant and growing relationship with Jesus Christ
  • Sound character and integrity, meeting the qualifications of elder and overseer as stated in 1 Timothy 3 and Titus 1
  • A high regard for the Scriptures, a heart of love and compassion for people and a desire for discipleship
  • Recommended 5+ years of adult ministry experience, and 10+ years of overall ministry experience
  • M. Div from an accredited seminary
  • Bilingual Korean is highly desirable but not required* (see below)


  • Salary commensurable based on qualifications and experience
  • Ministry expenses, and annual conference expenses are covered
  • Paid-Vacation
  • Medical Insurance + Benefits included

Please send the following to candidate@tkclifepoint.org

  • Cover letter and resume
  • 3 References (2 professional, 1 personal)
  • Video or audio sermon recording
  • If you know your MBTI Personality Portrait, Strength Finder or DiSC profile, please include that as well

You can find more information about LIFEPOINT  on our website  http://www.tkclifepoint.org

*We are the English speaking adult congregation at Thanksgiving Korean Church (TKC). Our church (TKC) has approx. 2,000 members, and Lifepoint makes up 160-180 members. Due to us being a part of TKC, the ability to converse in Korean is recommended in order to work alongside our senior pastor (who is fluent in English) and with whom we have a strong and healthy relationship with.

Applications are due by March 31, 2018

To apply for this job email your details to candidate@tkclifepoint.org