Dr. Neal Patterson has been in the ministry for over 55 years. Together with his wife, Ruth, they have pioneered and pastored several churches in New Zealand in addition to the establishing of Bible schools in Singapore and Indonesia. Dr. Neal served as Senior Minister of a large thriving church, Napier Christian Fellowship located in Napier, New Zealand. Dr. Neal served at Tung Ling Bible School Singapore as a lecturer, Dean and Principal for 7 years. The Pattersons now travel extensively as international itinerant teachers.