SOM 2017 Lecturers
Rev. Joel Baker : Lecturer
Rev. Joel Baker
Lecturer

Rev. Joel Baker has been in full-time ministry for more than 30 years. He holds a BA in Jewish Studies, and a Masters 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 FlameTree 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.

Brother Joseph Chean : Lecturer
Brother Joseph Chean
Lecturer

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.

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 Chris Hayward : Lecturer
Pastor Chris Hayward
Lecturer

Pastor Chris Hayward is the president of Cleansing Stream Ministries, an organization dedicated to equipping local churches for biblically balanced, sound and effective healing, and deliverance ministry. Before his time with Cleansing Stream Ministries, Chris was the founding pastor at Christian Fellowship Church in Mount Vernon, Illinois for 12 years, and has served in pastoral ministry for over 24 years. He is the author of three books, “God’s Cleansing Stream”, “The End of Rejection” and “Wounded in the Church”. He currently makes his home in Santa Clarita, California with his wife, Karen. They have three children and four grandchildren.

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

Rev. Dr. Colin Hurt has been in the ministry for more than 50 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 one great grandchild.

Brother L.T. Jeyachandran : Lecturer
Brother L.T. Jeyachandran
Lecturer

L.T. Jeyachandran hails from Tamil Nadu in South India. He graduated from PSG College of Technology, affiliated with University of Madras (Chennai), and later received a Master of Technology degree in Structural Engineering from the prestigious Indian Institute of Technology (IIT) in Chennai. L.T. worked in several regions of India for 28 years as a Senior Civil Engineer with the Central Government.

He is a keen student of theology and comparative religions, and also interested in the study of Indian and foreign languages. He is knowledgeable in both Hebrew and Greek and is thus able to handle Scripture effectively in his ministry.

He took early retirement from the Government in November 1993 to join Ravi Zacharias International Ministries (RZIM) in India and functioned as Director of Ministries through December 2000. Thereafter, L.T. has served as Executive Director of RZIM (Asia-Pacific) in Singapore from 2001-2012.

L.T. and his wife, Esther, currently reside in Pune, Maharashtra, India. They have two children and four grandchildren.

Pastor Henson Lim : Lecturer
Pastor Henson Lim
Lecturer

Pastor Henson Lim is the author of Say to Archippus, 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.

Pastor Rupert Lim : Lecturer
Pastor Rupert Lim
Lecturer

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.

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.

Rev. Ng Wah Lok : Lecturer
Rev. Ng Wah Lok
Lecturer

Rev. Ng Wah Lok holds Masters Degree in both Engineering and Theology.  In 1999, he left his secular job as Senior General Manager in the Soon Seng Group to become Principal of Tung Ling Seminary. He is also a pioneer member of Full Gospel Tabernacle (FGT), founded in 1981 and pastors a branch, FGT Sri Damansara since 1992.

Rev. Wah Lok is a gifted songwriter with more than 100 songs to his credit. He has released 3 albums, Every Time I Pray (2001), Shining Stars (2002) and Messiah King (2007). In 2001, he founded one of Malaysia’s top worship website www.tabernaclemusic.net. Over the years, he has developed extensive teaching materials for music and worship and teaches regularly at churches, seminaries and conferences. He is married to Bessie Mah and they have 3 sons.

Sister Ong Guek Ju : Lecturer, Principal, SOM (English) Dean,
Sister Ong Guek Ju
Lecturer, Principal, SOM (English) 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, including the Bible College of Wales. 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 Lifeforming 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.”

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.

Rev. Ross Paterson : Lecturer
Rev. Ross Paterson
Lecturer

Rev. Ross Paterson is a lifetime missionary and one of the leading experts in the church in China. He is well known as an author and as founder of Antioch Missions/Chinese Church Support Ministries. Ross served as a missionary in Taiwan from 1969-1979. Since 1994, he has been travelling and speaking extensively in Asia, Europe, Australasia and the USA. Ross and his wife Christine have five daughters, and five grand-daughters, who live in LA and London.

Pastor Phua Seng Tiong : Lecturer
Pastor Phua Seng Tiong
Lecturer

Pastor Phua Seng Tiong was the Senior Pastor of Sungai Way-Subang Methodist Church, Petaling Jaya until 2009. The Lord has directed him and his wife to more specific ministries both local and overseas in their next phase of service. He had also been a teacher and principal of government secondary schools for 31 years and retired in the year 2000. He is married with two grown-up children, who are also involved in mission ministries. Pastor Phua continues to be linked and involved with his church in mission work countries like India, Bangladesh, Cambodia and Indonesia.

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 Elisha Satvinder : Lecturer
Rev Elisha Satvinder
Lecturer

Rev. Elisha Satvinder is an ordained minister from City Bible Church, Portland, USA after being trained at Portland Bible College. He pastors New Covenant Community Church in Kuala Lumpur, which he and his wife pioneered in 1995. The church is actively involved with ministry to the poor and needy in their community and beyond and have set up, along with many other education and vocational initiatives, a preschool, elementary school and secondary school program catering strictly to those in need (www.dignityforchildren.org).

Elisha is anointed in the exegesis of Scriptures. Combined with the gift in the area of the prophetic, the passion God has placed in his heart for nation transformation and raising the next generation, especially caring for the marginalized has become a voice that the Lord has used to address and align the leadership within and without the church.

He is married to Petrina and they have two beautiful daughters, Davina and Hannah.

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

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 Rev. Dr. Fred Seaward, former Senior Pastor of Elim Church. They came as faith minister 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.

Rev. Dr. Des Short : Lecturer
Rev. Dr. Des Short
Lecturer

Rev Des Short is the principal and founder of Faith Bible College in Tauranga, New Zealand. He is also one of the founding members of Tung Ling Bible School. Rev Des is also a renowned Bible teacher and speaker who has taught in many international Bible Colleges.

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

Rev. James Jagjeet Singh is an itinerant Evangelist under the Assemblies of God, Singapore. He graduated from Assemblies of God Bible College with a Bachelor of Theology. He carries a prophetic anointing and the fire of the Holy Spirit whenever he goes. His passion is to see revival come upon the churches.

Sister Seah Chiew Kwan : Lecturer
Sister Seah Chiew Kwan
Lecturer

Sister Seah Chiew Kwan has dedicated twenty over of her prime years in the educational field as a lecturer with Singapore Polytechnic. In 2010, she and her sister Eunice established Keeper’s Loft, a ministry of soul care with the Lord as the Keeper. They facilitate Timeout with God retreats for Christian individuals, churches and parachurch groups. Eunice has since passed away in 2017. Today, Chiew Kwan continues to facilitate these retreats as the Holy Spirit leads and enables. She is also the co-founder of ConnectLives LLP, an integrated counselling service for individuals, couples and families. Chiew Kwan has a Master in Christian Studies and a Master of Arts in Counselling. She integrates professional counselling skills and interventions with Christian spirituality upon requests.  She is married with two grown-up children. She is also a cancer survivor.

Rev. Les Wheeldon : Lecturer
Rev. Les Wheeldon
Lecturer

Rev. Les Wheeldon was called into full time ministry in 1979 and was ordained by a German missionary society. He and his wife, Vicki, pioneered a ministry in Cameroon, West Africa which saw the Lord’s blessings in the formation of a church that is still actively growing today. Rev. Les and his wife served the Lord for eight years in Cameroon. Rev. Les has also pastored several churches in the United Kingdom and has been involved in preaching and teaching God’s word in Africa, Europe and over recent years in Siberia and the Canadian Arctic.

Rev Chua Seng Lee : Lecturer
Rev Chua Seng Lee
Lecturer

Rev 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.

Dr Andrew Goh : Lecturer
Dr Andrew Goh
Lecturer

Dr Andrew Goh is an international platform communicator and (honorary) editor of Impact magazine. He has been in Christian publishing for more than 40 years. Among his 7 books is one written when he was “Scholar-in-Residence” at the Haggai Institute at Maui, Hawaii, USA – “How to pass the Torch without getting Burned”, on leadership succession. He is also a motivational trainer and management consultant working with renowned organizations like Singapore Airlines, leading banks and insurance companies as well as multi-national corporations.

He earned his PhD from the Nanyang Technological University (NTU) in HR Personnel Selection in 1999. Among other voluntary responsibilities, he chairs the Singapore Advisory Council of World Vision International and Impact Christian Communications Ltd. He is a founder member of Bartley Christian Church and founding elder of RiverlifeChurch. He has served as vice-chair of EFOS and on the Board of Halogen (Young Leaders) Foundation.

Brother Steven Cheong : Lecturer
Brother Steven Cheong
Lecturer

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 Singapore Christian Canaan Church and a graduate of the School of Ministry and School of Leadership, Tung Ling Bible School. He is married with 3 children.

Brother Bobby Mok : Lecturer
Brother Bobby Mok
Lecturer

Brother Bobby Mok graduated from the National University of Singapore in 1983 with a Bachelor Degree in Estate Management. He was awarded the Japan Airlines Scholarship and studied in Sophia University, Tokyo in 1982.

He worked in the real estate business for 33 years across 15 Asia Pacific countries. He had transacted in 12 of these countries. He consulted for governments, besides McKinsey, Bain and BCG Consultants.  Mok attended senior management courses conducted by Harvard, Wharton, INSEAD and MIT. As an external Faculty of the Singapore Management University, Mok authored and taught “Real Estate As An Alternative Investment” to post-graduate students and private bankers.

He currently attends Wesley Methodist Church. Mok graduated from a 3-month course at the School of Ministry, Tung Ling Bible School in Singapore in 2016.

 

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