SOM 2021 Lecturers
Pastor Rupert Lim : Lecturer
Pastor Rupert Lim

Pastor Rupert Lim is a trained professional musician who gave up his established music career to follow the call of God. He served as a full-time worship director at Cornerstone Community Church for more than 20 years and is currently serving as worship director at Christ Methodist Church. He lectures at various Christian institutions and is also one of the lecturers at the School of Ministry, Tung Ling Bible School. He speaks regularly at worship seminars and conducts training and workshops to worship ministries of churches of various denominations. Pastor Rupert is married and have two lovely children.

Rev. James Jagjeet Singh : Lecturer
Rev. James Jagjeet Singh

James Jagjeet Singh is the overseer of Eagle’s Nest Church and an itinerant Evangelist under the Assemblies of God, Singapore. In this dual office, he carries a prophetic anointing and the fire of the Holy Spirit wherever he goes. His passion is to see revival come upon the churches. He graduated from Assemblies of God Bible College with a Bachelor of Theology. He is married to Rosie and together they have two children, Josiah and Sarabeth.

Rev. Dr. Margaret Seaward : Lecturer
Rev. Dr. Margaret Seaward

Rev. Dr. Margaret Seaward is a dynamic teacher of the Word and has been a missionary instructor in Biblical Studies for more than 50 years. She is the wife of the late Rev. Dr. Fred Seaward, former Senior Pastor of Elim Church. They came as faith ministers and had pioneered churches in Singapore and Malaysia. They came to Singapore in 1955 as missionaries from the United States under the Assemblies of God. Together they have planted churches in Singapore and have been actively involved in missions.

Senior Pastor Daniel Foo : Lecturer
Senior Pastor Daniel Foo

Senior Pastor Daniel Foo is the Senior Pastor of Bethesda (Bedok-Tampines) Church, Singapore. He had worked in the financial markets for over 20 years, before heeding the call to give himself fully to the ministry since mid-2000. He is a gifted teacher of the Word, and his ministry focus is on spiritual leadership and teaching the Word to equip the saints for effective ministry. He speaks regularly at Pastors & Leaders Conferences in various countries and especially in West African nations. He is on the faculty of Haggai Institute & Tung Ling Bible School. He serves on the leadership team of the Love Singapore Network of Churches. He has co-authored 4 books: Running with Horses & The Outstanding Leader (Armour Publisher); Spiritual Hygiene & Effective Prayer (CRU).

Brother Joseph Chean : Lecturer
Brother Joseph Chean

Bro. Joseph Chean is the national director of Youth with A Mission (YWAM) Singapore, a global movement of Christians from many denominations dedicated to presenting Jesus personally to this generation. Joseph is married to Kim and has two lovely girls, Olivia and Ashley. He attends and serves Chapel of the Holy Spirit, an Anglican church where he served as a youth pastor and Chaplain’s Assistant in St. Andrew’s Secondary School for 8 years (1989-1997). During that time, he also pioneered Eternal Splashes, a creative arts outreach ministry that trains and disciples youth to do street evangelism in Singapore. He joined YWAM since 1997 and has served in various leadership roles before assuming the role of National Director of YWAM Singapore  in 2012.

Rev. Dr. Samuel Kim : Lecturer
Rev. Dr. Samuel Kim

Rev. Dr. Samuel Kim is currently serving as the Senior Pastor of Zion Church in Singapore, and lectures on the History of Redemption Book Series across the Asia Pacific. A pastor deeply-rooted in the Word of the Bible and a fervent preacher of God’s redemptive message, Rev. Kim is also a member of the English translation team for Rev. Dr. Abraham Park’s History of Redemption Book Series.

Dean Ong Guek Ju : Lecturer, Principal, SOM (English) Dean,
Dean Ong Guek Ju
Lecturer, Principal, SOM (English) Dean,

Dean Ong Guek Ju is a gifted teacher of the Word, regularly training others in her capacity as the Principal of Tung Ling Bible School and Dean of the School of Ministry. Her passionate desire to train and mentor young women and leaders from all walks of life comes through her experience as a professional life coach from Life Forming Leadership Coaching and as an adjunct faculty at the Haggai Institute for Advanced Leadership Training in the Mid-Pacific Centre, Maui. She has authored a book entitled, “From Strength to Strength.”

Pastor Jeremy Witherow : Lecturer
Pastor Jeremy Witherow

Pastor Jeremy Witherow is from New Zealand, and at the age of 23, he encountered Christ in a powerful and life-changing way. Sensing a call to ministry, he left his career as a chef and gained a Bachelor of Ministries and a Master of Theology degree from Laidlaw College (Auckland).  Jeremy then served as a pastor in Singapore for nearly a decade before returning to his homeland, and now serves the Body of Christ through an itinerant teaching, preaching, and prophetic ministry. He is the author of two books: “The Voice of Prophecy,” and “The Handbook for Prophetic Ministry.”

Deputy Senior Pastor Chua Seng Lee : Lecturer
Deputy Senior Pastor Chua Seng Lee

Deputy Senior Pastor Chua Seng Lee has been a full-time pastor since 1992. He has spent more than 2 decades working with youth and young adults. He has also served as council member in the National Youth Council for 4 years, after which he was invited to chair the National Steering Committee for Youth Mentoring for 4 years. Currently, he is a deputy senior pastor with Bethesda (Bedok-Tampines) Church.

Pastor Chris Hayward : Lecturer
Pastor Chris Hayward

Pastor Chris Hayward has been the president of Cleansing Stream International (CSI) for over 21 years, having served in pastoral ministry for 17 years prior to that. Recognized as the largest mass deliverance ministry in the world, CSI, has ministered to over a million people in 36 countries, involving over 7000 churches in the US alone. Pastor Hayward’s calling has been to follow the example of 2 Timothy 2:2 “And the things that you have heard from me among many witnesses, commit these to faithful men who will be able to teach others also.” As a result, CSI, with its unique approach of working through churches, has prepared, trained and discipled multiple thousands around the world in the ministry of inner healing and deliverance, using it’s now entitled, “Cleansing Stream University”. Pastor Hayward has written three books, “God’s Cleansing Stream”, “The End of Rejection”, and, “Wounded in The Church”.  During his tenure as president, the CSI workbook has gone through 5 editions and been translated into 12 languages. He currently lives in Santa Clarita, California with his wife Karen, of over 49 years. They have three children and four grandchildren.


Pastor Jenni Ho-Huan : Lecturer
Pastor Jenni Ho-Huan

Pastor Jenni Ho-Huan was raised and ordained in the Presbyterian Church. Her desire is to live with authenticity and help others develop a vibrant faith-life in their particular circumstances and personalities through developing a strong inner life. Her passion is Spiritual Formation, Family-Life, Women’s’ Ministry & developing the Inner-Life of Leaders. An avid writer, Jenni was columnist for Impact magazine; and has authored three books and blogs. Jenni holds a Bachelor of Arts (NUS), Masters of Divinity and a Masters of Theology (Trinity Theological College).

Brother Priyan (Max) Jeganathan : Lecturer
Brother Priyan (Max) Jeganathan

Bro. Priyan (Max) Jeganathan is a speaker and writer for Thinking Faith. He is passionate about the power of the gospel of Jesus Christ to transform lives. Max has spoken in banks, businesses, universities, government, and political institutions, as well as in debates and at churches and conferences. He has worked as a lawyer and a political and policy adviser in the Australian National Parliament, including time as an Adviser to a Senior Cabinet Minister and as Senior Social Policy Adviser to the Leader of the Australian Opposition. Born in Sri Lanka, Max’s family moved to Australia as refugees in the mid-1980s. He was educated at the Australian National University and the University of Oxford. His research interests relate to the relationships between faith, politics, public policy, economics, and moral reasoning. He is currently undertaking a PhD in Law. Max lives in Singapore with his wife, Fiona, and their two young children. He loves movies, good wine with friends and playing with his kids.

Dean Philip Ong : Lecturer
Dean Philip Ong

Dean Philip Ong formerly a CEO of an international Ad Agency to the Founding Chairman of a non-profit organization, is now the Dean of the School of Leadership. He had spent more than 30 years in the advertising business. He started an advertising company in Jakarta and at the same time, together with a group of believers, they started a local church. On returning back to Singapore in 2002, he became the founding chairman of Equipping Leaders for Asia (ELA), a non-profit organization challenging men to rise up as Spiritual Leaders in their homes, workplaces, churches and community. Having dealt with leaders and leadership pitfalls at different levels, Philip felt a compelling need to teach about character formation. He has been teaching Character Formation since 2007 at Tung Ling Bible School.

Rev. Joel Baker : Lecturer
Rev. Joel Baker

Rev. Joel Baker has been in full-time ministry for more than 40 years. He holds a BA in Jewish Studies, and a Master’s Degree in Jewish-Christian Relations taken in Jerusalem where he lived for 10 years. He pastored in South Africa for 4 years, and served as the Dean of the School of Ministry at Tung Ling Bible School from 1996-2001. He is currently Senior Pastor of Flame Tree Church on the Sunshine Coast of Australia where he lives with his wife and family. They have a passion for the wholeness of the Body of Christ and the manifest Kingdom of God.

Rev. Henson Lim : Lecturer
Rev. Henson Lim

Rev. Henson Lim is the author of Say to Archippus, Alignment Check and founder of Archippus Awakening a kingdom initiative dedicated to the awakening of saints to know and fulfil their God-given kingdom assignments. Henson managed an advertising agency for 14 years before stepping into ministry in 2004. After obtaining his M.Div from TCA College, he served as Dean of a school of ministry and later, Deputy Senior Pastor of a local church. Called to the ministry of teaching and preaching, he declares the Word of God with a passion to spur others to rise above mediocre Christianity that they may live lives worthy of their calls in Jesus Christ. Henson is married to Serene and they have seven children.


Rev. Dr. Philip Huan : Lecturer
Rev. Dr. Philip Huan

Rev. Dr. Philip Huan has been a pastor for 21 years in the arenas of Worship, Cells Oversight, Family-Life, and as Senior Pastor. He functioned as pastor overseeing Leadership Development in Riverlife Church, developing systems for grooming multiple levels of leadership. Founder of a consultancy -- ChurchLife Resources, Philip has consulted for pastoral teams, church boards and ministry teams. Since 2004, Philip has intentionally made mentoring a part of his ministry, and has since mentored Senior & Associate Pastors, Board Chairpersons, Youth and Young Adult pastors, as well as leaders in the marketplace. Passionate for people and leadership development, Philip has taught leadership modules adjunct in Singapore Bible College, Trinity Theological College, Tung Ling Bible School and Covenant Vision School of Ministry.


Philip is currently a pastor with Kingdom Community Church, a church-plant inaugurated in December 2011. Philip holds a Masters of Divinity (Trinity Theological College) and a Doctorate of Ministry (Asbury Theological Seminary, USA), and has authored a book, “Enduring Church Growth—Issues on Discipleship, Leadership & Followership” (Armour Publishing). His wife, Jenni, previously served as an ordained minister in the Presbyterian Church. She currently devotes most of her time to the family while being a published author and regularly writing for Christian publications and forums. They have 2 children, Abigayle (18 years old) and Keith (12 years old).

Brother Jose Philip : Lecturer
Brother Jose Philip

Bro. Jose Philip has been active in Christian Ministry for over a decade in South East Asia, serving as an Apologist and Evangelist, Pastor, and Teacher. With Masters degrees in both Science and Theology, a keen interest in Philosophy and Culture, and a passion to build Gospel shaped communities, Jose focus has been engaging people across cultures with the Gospel of Jesus Christ and teaching others to do the same. Jose completed both his M.Div and ThM degrees from Singapore Bible College in 2008. Jose also has a Masters in Science from Loyola College. He also lectures in Bible Schools and Seminaries in the region.

Rev. Dr. Colin Hurt : Lecturer
Rev. Dr. Colin Hurt

Rev. Dr. Colin Hurt has been in the ministry for more than 55 years, which includes pastoral experience with Assemblies of God (AOG) in England and USA, missionary service in West Malaysia, teaching in the AOG Bible College, England, missions all over the world and setting up of the Church Planting Institute in Cambodia. He has taught on a wide range of subjects from Missions to Homiletics to Eschatology. He is married to Julia and they have four children, five grandchildren and five great grandchildren.

Sister Chiew Kwan and Brother Roy : Lecturer
Sister Chiew Kwan and Brother Roy

Since 2007, both Sis. Seah Chiew Kwan and Bro. Roy Phua have developed interest in Christian spirituality. Keeper’s Loft ministry was formed in Dec 2010. They have been facilitating retreats since. They have two adult children and one grand-daughter. Chiew Kwan did her masters at the Biblical Graduate School of Theology (BGST) and professional counselling at TCA College. She is an adjunct lecturer with BGST. Her passion is integrating psychotherapy and Christian spirituality in her work and ministry. Roy has been active in church and Christian ministry since his pre-university days. He has served in the Church Board of Directors for 14 years. He retired as a civil defence officer after 31 years of service. He is also an alumnus of TLBS School of Ministry 2019.

Brother Poh Yu Khing : Lecturer
Brother Poh Yu Khing

Brother Yu Khing has worked in both Government and private sector. He started his career as a sport psychologist, and went on to do sports policy and major projects, including helping to set-up the Singapore Sports School and Singapore Sports Hub. His spiritual awakening took place when he attended Tung Ling’s School of Leadership in 2017. Yu Khing is now fully employed by God in areas of marketplace. He helps to promote Alpha workplace; runs a marketplace mentoring programme (; and does marketplace consulting work. His mission is to bring Kingdom into the marketplace, and to inspire and equip Christians to live out their Kingdom calling in the marketplace – to impact lives, transform businesses, and bless society.

Brother Steven Cheong : Lecturer
Brother Steven Cheong

Brother Steven Cheong spent 15 years as head of mergers & acquisitions at a listed engineering group before he retired in 2016. Prior to that, he spent 15 years in investment banking. He is an accountant by training. He responded to God’s call to serve in the teaching ministry and has a passion to mentor young adults. He is a member of Cornerstone Community Church and is a graduate of the School of Ministry and School of Leadership, Tung Ling Bible School. He also volunteers with CRU. He is married with 3 children.

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