The Youth Pastor is committed to furthering the mission of the Bible Fellowship Church of Newark (BFCN) in helping to develop devoted disciples of Jesus Christ. He is a strong, energetic leader with a vision for reaching and discipling students. A supportive team player, and encouraging team builder, he is an enthusiastic cheerleader for students to follow Jesus. The Youth Pastor seeks God, serves people, solves problems and shares the Gospel in truth and love.
The Youth Pastor is responsible for biblical teaching, pastoral care, discipleship, evangelism and programming for BFCN's ministry to all school age students, with a special emphasis on junior high and high school teens, as well as their parents and guardians. He will oversee the Children's Ministry Director, who is responsible for children from infancy up to Junior High. The Youth Pastor also works with the Lead Pastor and other pastors to transition teens into the larger adult Christian community.
To be successful in this position, the Youth Pastor, with compassion and an understanding of the challenges today's young people face, strives to provide students with a place where they feel wanted, accepted and loved, while equipping them to faithfully follow Christ in their daily life and helping them navigate the challenges they face.
The Bible Fellowship Church is a community of those who share common faith in the Lord Jesus Christ. Individually, we believe He died on the cross to take the punishment we deserve for our sins, and we trust Christ alone for forgiveness. We realize both faith and forgiveness are gifts given freely by God to His people.
The Bible – We believe the Bible is the inspired, the only infallible, authoritative Word of God. It is without error as originally given by God, fully reliable in fact and doctrine.
God – There is one God, eternally existent in three persons: Father, Son, and Holy Spirit. God is the Almighty Creator, Savior, and Judge who sustains and governs all things according to His sovereign will for His own glory.
Jesus Christ – We believe in the deity of Jesus Christ, that He was indeed fully God and fully human in His life on earth. We believe in His virgin birth, in His sinless life, in His miracles, in His substitutionary death upon t