Korean-American Ministry Resources

Youth and EM Pastor

Podowon Baptist Church is seeking a pastor who is committed to caring for our ~35 students and young adults. The ideal candidate will have a deep personal faith, patient humility, and a heart for mentoring and guiding youth wherever they are in their spiritual journey. If that interests you, we would love to hear from you.


– Exhibit the qualifications of a pastor outlined in 1 Timothy 3 and Titus 1
– Preach Biblically faithful, gospel-centered sermons
– Be a person of prayer
– Provide oversight for Sunday and Friday gatherings
– Shepherd with care and apply God’s Word in conversations
– Raise up and lead leaders
– Plan and organize events and programs alongside other leaders
– Attend and contribute in weekly staff meetings with the church’s senior leadership
– Attend monthly staff prayer meetings
– Interact with the Korean congregation as requested
– Various administrative tasks


– M.Div or similar degree from an accredited seminary preferred
– Minimum of 2 years of experience working with youth preferred
– Affirm the Baptist Faith and Message (the SBC’s Statement of Faith and Practice)
– Fluency in Korean preferred but not required

Job Type: Full time

Compensation: $60k + gas and phone stipend

To apply, please send
1. Cover letter
2. Personal testimony of faith (1-2 pages)
3. Philosophy of ministry (1-2 pages)
4. Resume/CV (1-2 pages)
5. References (to be emailed directly to ymchungla@gmail.com with “Reference for [your name] in the Subject line. Ex. “Reference for Joe Kim”
a. A pastor you’ve served under
b. A ministry colleague
c. A lay person
6. Two recent sermon samples (audio or video)


To apply for this job email your details to ymchungla@gmail.com