SOL 2017 Lecturers
Pastor Joey Bonifacio : Lecturer
Pastor Joey Bonifacio
Lecturer

Pastor Joey Bonifacio serves in the International Apostolic Team of Every Nation Ministries, a worldwide family of churches and ministries that exists to honor God by establishing Christ-Centered, Spirit Empowered, Socially Responsible churches and Campus Ministries in every nation. He is a member of the leadership team that oversees Victory, a local church in Manila and a movement of churches in the Philippines and is one of the lead pastors at Victory Fort.

He is the Chairman of the Board of the Real Life Foundation, a Philippine based non-profit organization that provides educational scholarships to the marginalized.

Joey has also authored 3 books: The Promise No One WantsThe Mystery of the Empty Stomach and The LEGO Principle.

Pastor Dr. Chew Weng Chee : Lecturer
Pastor Dr. Chew Weng Chee
Lecturer

Pastor Dr. Chew Weng Chee was a Consultant Obstetrician and Gynecologist before he gave up his medical career to serve the Lord full-time in 1999. He graduated with a Masters degree in Theology from the Regent College Bible School, Vancouver in 1993. Till March 2007, he was the President of SIB (Sidang Injil Borneo), Semenanjung, overseeing 31 Bahasa Malaysia churches throughout West Malaysia. Pastor Chew has ministered extensively in Conferences and Church Camps both locally and overseas. Pastor Chew is also the Senior Pastor of SIB (KL), a rapidly growing English congregation. He is married to Pastor Dr. Lew Lee Choo, a pediatrician, and has 2 sons, Jonathan and Christopher.

Rev Dr Naomi Dowdy : Lecturer
Rev Dr Naomi Dowdy
Lecturer

Rev Dr Naomi Dowdy is widely recognised as a global leader for apostolic strategies to implement God’s purposes in the 21st Century.  Her passion to develop leaders causes her to travel extensively to the nations, mentoring and equipping churches to fulfil their calling and destiny in God.

As an Author, five of her books are considered “must have” in the personal library of Pastors and Leaders.  They address current issues that need to be shared with Churches for a balanced biblical understanding in today’s world.

Besides first serving as an Evangelist and then as a Senior Pastor for some thirty years, she is the founder Chancellor of TCA College, Singapore and continues to serve as President of several other organisations through which she empowers leaders. While serving as the Resident Apostle of Trinity Christian Centre, she also provides Apostolic guidance and oversight to many other churches and organisations.

Pastor Daniel Foo : Lecturer
Pastor Daniel Foo
Lecturer

Pastor Daniel Foo is the Senior Pastor of Bethesda (Bedok-Tampines) Church. He had worked in the financial markets for over 20 years before heeding the call to give himself fully to the ministry. 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 is on the faculty of Haggai Institute, Tung Ling Bible School and Eagles Leadership Institute. He serves on the team of the Love Singapore Network of Churches.

Pastor Vincent Goh : Lecturer, Board of Director
Pastor Vincent Goh
Lecturer, Board of Director

Pastor Vincent Goh is currently pastoring in Christ Methodist Church.  He has served in the Trinity Annual Conference of the Methodist Church in Singapore for the past 20 years.  As an itinerant minister, he has served in 6 different Methodist Churches in Singapore.

He has one motto in life: "To know Christ personally and Christ be made known to all."

Pastor Vincent is married to Shu Yann and they two children, Abraham and Grace.

Rev. Norman Holmes : Lecturer
Rev. Norman Holmes
Lecturer

Rev. Norman Holmes is the Director of Zion Ministries of the Philippines. He oversees over a dozen bible schools, has written six books translated into over 20 languages, and conducts leadership seminars in many nations. His prophetic teaching ministry has helped train thousands of pastors and leaders around the world. He and his wife, Linda have been missionaries based in the Philippines for the last 33 years.

Pastor Aaron Jen : Lecturer
Pastor Aaron Jen
Lecturer

Pastor Aaron Jen is a 4th generation Christian whose great grandfather was converted under the ministry of Hudson Taylor in 1850's. He worked in a fortune-500 company in the USA until he and his wife received a personal call from the Lord. Their network of churches sent them to Estonia after the fall of communism. They served the Estonian church pastors and their church community until 1996, when they were sent out to China. Pastor Aaron and Jan have been serving 27 years in the mission field and are dedicated to planting and strengthening the church in China and around the world. They believe raising up disciples to be passionate for God and compassionate toward God's people are a priority.

Brother Lim Kim Pong : Lecturer
Brother Lim Kim Pong
Lecturer

Brother Lim Kim Pong is the CEO and founder of StrengthsAsia, and the first Platinum-certified Gallup Strengths coach in Asia. The Gallup Organization has also named him among Asia’s most accomplished practitioners of Strengths-based development for his work in the region. He is a core leader of Halftime Asia, and has been passionately living out his second-half calling as a Halftime Speaker and Coach in Asia. He loves helping people move from their Success to Significance in their second-half.

Kim Pong was on the Local Church Executive Committee, as the Chairperson for the Youth Church and the Young Adults ministry of Covenant Community Methodist Church up to August 2013. He is also a founding board member of the Transformational Business Network (TBN) Asia.

Pastor Lim Lip Yong : Lecturer
Pastor Lim Lip Yong
Lecturer

Pastor Lim Lip Yong is The Executive Pastor of Cornerstone Community Church. He is very much a homegrown preacher and an excellent teacher of the Word.

An accountant by training, he responded to God's call into the full-time ministry in 2001. He preaches with passion and is an engaging communicator whose messages stir and challenge the hearts of his listeners. He is married with three children.

Dr Philip Lyn : Lecturer
Dr Philip Lyn
Lecturer

Dr Philip Lyn is the founding Senior Pastor of Skyline SIB Church, in Malaysia. He studied at Oxford and London, currently practices medicine and pastors full time and also leads a team of totally bi-vocational pastors who see ministry in the church and the marketplace as the same calling. Skyline is embedded 24/7 in a resort hotel in the city centre but serves the urban community and the rural poor. It emphasizes ministry in the marketplace, faith, disciple-making and community transformation. His book on intercessory prayer called “The Sons of Issachar” has been translated into several languages.

He thrives as a pastor-doctor and also speaks regularly in churches and conferences in Australia, Asia, the UK and Malaysia. He is married to Nancy and they have three children, the youngest of whom is a daughter whom God miraculously restored to life after a fatal accident at the age of four.

Brother Philip Ong : Lecturer
Brother Philip Ong
Lecturer

From a CEO of an international Ad Agency to the Founding Chairman of a non-profit organization, and now as the Dean of the School of Leadership, Brother Philip Ong 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 had been teaching Character Formation since 2007 at Tung Ling Bible School.

Dr. Neal Patterson : Lecturer
Dr. Neal Patterson
Lecturer

Dr. Neal Patterson has been in the ministry for over 50 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.

Pastor Nicky Raiborde : Lecturer
Pastor Nicky Raiborde
Lecturer

Pastor Nicky Raiborde is the lead pastor of International Family Church in Lexington, South Carolina, a church that is influential, multi-cultural, and making an impact in the midlands of South Carolina, USA. Raised in a godly family, Pastor Nicky's parents nurtured him and his two brothers with spiritual instruction and impartation, which helped him to answer the call of God at the age of 17. Since devoting his life to God in full-time ministry, Pastor Nicky has travelled to over 75 countries, preaching at crusades of thousands and teaching in numerous churches. He has authored several books and lectures regularly at the School of Leadership in Tung Ling Bible School, Singapore and the Bible College of Wales in Swansea, UK. He is an excellent preacher who engages his audience with simple but powerful truths from the Word of God. He continues to pursue the call of God to go to the nations with an apostolic mandate.

Rev. David Ravenhill : Lecturer
Rev. David Ravenhill
Lecturer

Rev. David Ravenhill has been engaged in active ministry for over fifty years. His passion is to see extravagant worship, intimacy, and maturity brought to the Body of Christ. David, the son of the late Leonard Ravenhill, is now involved in full-time itinerant ministry.  David has written seven books as well as numerous magazine articles. He and his wife Nancy reside in Siloam Springs, Arkansas.

Dr. Joseph Umidi : Lecturer
Dr. Joseph Umidi
Lecturer

Dr. Joseph Umidi serves as Executive Vice President and Professor at Regent University, the fastest growing college in the U.S. He has researched and discovered keys to increase student retention and flourishing that apply to churches and organizations. For the past 32 years, he is also serving in senior leadership roles of several churches. He is Founder and President of Lifeforming Leadership Coaching, Inc., a Coach Training organization world-wide in 24 countries and 14 languages. He has authored numerous articles and books dealing with Organizational, and Personal Transformation and is working in community and international transformation strategies in the developing nations. He is married to Marie, Founder & President of TMCJ, Inc. and the delighted grandparents of three grandchildren.

Rev. Yang Tuck Yoong : Lecturer, Chairman of Board
Rev. Yang Tuck Yoong
Lecturer, Chairman of Board

Rev. Yang Tuck Yoong is the Founder and Senior Pastor of Cornerstone Community Church, Singapore. From inception in 1995, the church has now planted over 150 churches, schools, orphanages, and bible colleges in 16 different bases around the world.

In 2012, Rev Yang was also appointed Chairman of the Board of Tung Ling Bible School, a thriving interdenominational bible school in Singapore. He still serves as Chairman till this day.

A passionate and compelling speaker, his desire is to see the Body of Christ come to sonship and full maturity, and for the Church to be filled with the Glory of God. Rev Yang is married to Daphne and they have four children.

Rev. Rick Zachary : Lecturer
Rev. Rick Zachary
Lecturer

Rev. Rick Zachary was formerly the missions pastor of Bethany World Prayer Centre in Baton Rouge, Louisiana. He now runs his own missions organization and has planted successful churches in India, Pakistan, Nepal, and Sri Lanka. He has authored several books on the subject of Discipleship and Relationships and has a strong passion in this area.

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