Senior Pastor Search

June 24, 2020

Dear Prospective Applicant,

Winnetka Bible Church (WBC) has formally announced a search for the position of Senior Pastor. We will be accepting applications through August 30, 2020.

Please review the documents found in the links on this page. You will find additional information about the position, the church, our statement of faith, the community, and the required forms.

As a search committee, we are thankful for your interest in the position. The church, our elders, and our search committee are praying for the Lord’s guidance throughout this process. We are trusting Him to lead the church to the Pastor that he has called to serve as the next Senior Pastor of WBC.

In keeping with our mission statement, WBC desires to become a prayer-driven spiritual home for all people and all ages, spreading the Good News of Jesus Christ to all nations.

The Search Team will do the initial screening of applicants and recommend candidate(s) to the elder board for consideration before presentation to the congregation for a vote. Thus, there will typically be a multi-part recruitment process for this position including phone/video interviews, search committee interviews, interviews with the elder board, joining for Sunday worship, and other appropriate steps.

You are encouraged to submit your completed application as soon as you can. Your application must be complete prior to the Search Team beginning the review process of your application.

To be complete, you need to:

  1. Provide a cover letter with your intent for applying
  2. Provide a current resume
  3. Provide a personal testimony (250 words max)
  4. Sign the WBC Statement of Faith Agreement Checklist here

All information and forms are found on our website. We understand the importance of confidentiality in all matters including reference checking and will not check references prior to notifying you that you have reached that step in the process. At the appropriate time a background consent form and check will also be required.

Please send all required documents via email to

The search committee will keep you informed along each step in the process. We will also be praying that God will direct your paths and ours.

Give thanks to the Lord, for He is good. His love endures forever!


Rusty Anderson & Rohan Johnson
Co-Chairmen, Senior Pastor Search Committee


Application Documents

Introduction Letter to Prospective Applicants

Full Job Description

WBC Overview & Distinctives

WBC Statement of Faith

WBC Philosophy of Worship