School of Leadership Modules

1. The Leadership Challenge

Gleaning from the life of Moses and the challenge to the call of Leadership. Laying the spiritual foundations for healthy Self-Leadership.

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.

2. 7 P's of an outstanding Leader

Every believer is called to be a positive influencer. How can you be a Spiritual Leader within your sphere of influence? Learn the 7 P’s of an Outstanding Spiritual Leader in your community and the marketplace

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).

3. Leadership Vision and Communication

Spiritual Leadership is about relating and persuading people to move into the destiny of God. Learn the discipline of catching a God-given vision and the art of casting and communicating the vision.

Pastor Dr Philip Lyn

Pastor Dr Philip Lyn is the founder and senior pastor of Skyline Church, Malaysia, a vibrant and growing city-church that prioritises prayer and the workplace. He studied medicine at Oxford and Biblical studies in London. He is both a practicing medical specialist and pastor and leads a full team of bi-vocational pastors who integrate secular work and church ministry as one calling. He ministers widely in many nations and is currently writing his third book on Christians in the Workplace. His first two were “Slingshots” and “The Call of Issachar”. He is married to Nancy and they have three adult children.

4. Effective Preaching & Presentation

Communication is both an art and science. You can hone the art of effective preaching and communication. Learn the building blocks and components to giving an effective presentation.

Reverend Henson Lim

Reverend 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.

5. Cultivating The Inner Life Of A Leader

Discerning the difference between the seen and unseen; success and failure; easy-to-do and not so easy-to-do things in the life of a leader. How to cultivate a sustainable personal walk with God, the pursuit of personal development, maintaining healthy relationships, rightly handling money and staying healthy.

Executive Pastor Lim Lip Yong

Executive 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 3 children.

6. Spiritual Journaling

Pick up some useful tips on the practice of spiritual journaling as a Christian discipline.

Reverend Jenni Ho-Huan

Reverend Jenni Ho-Huan is a city-pastor, raised and ordained in the Presbyterian Church. Her journey of faith included the need to face many fears, as a child, a woman and a leader. Providence kept her in the freedom of Love and to express who God made her She seeks to serve and strengthen the Body of Christ with her God-given gifts. She has been privileged to start the first Christian podcast (The Cathedral Podcast), author six books, mentor next-gen leaders, speak widely to a large range of audiences, and work alongside her husband to minister to pastors and leaders (ChurchLife Resources). In 2021 she founded a community-movement, To Really Live (, to explore and foster the abundant life Christ offers. Her favourite role is being mom to her two children and one cat. You can read her work on Medium, and

7. Nehemiah: Model of Leadership

An exposition on the Book of Nehemiah on Spiritual Leadership. Learn the biblical principles of Leadership from Nehemiah.

Senior Pastor Benny Ho

Senior Pastor Benny Ho has seen a lifetime of ministry; including missions work with World Vision, planting bible schools around Asia, and over twenty years as a pastor in the local church. He is the founder of Arrows College, a teaching and resource ministry to the broader body of Christ, and is the leader of D-Net, a network of churches that carry the mandate of being intentional disciple-making cell churches. Pastor Benny is passionate about expository preaching and has a life goal of preaching through every book of the Bible. As the Senior Pastor of Faith Community Church, Pastor Benny is known for his down-to-earth humour and approachable leadership style. He is married to his biggest supporter, Cecilia, and is the proud father of three; Joel, Abigail and Rachel. He also takes joy in being grandfather to Zoe.

8. Leadership Insight #1: Leadership & The Culture Of Honour

Get some perspectives on a culture of honour. Why is there a need to build culture of honour in our generation? What does a culture of honour look like for the individual as well as in an organization?

Mr. Lim Siong Guan

Mr. Lim Siong Guan is a Professor in the Lee Kuan Yew School of Public Policy, instructing on leadership and change management. He was the Group President of GIC from 2007 to 2016. He has been Head of the Singapore Civil Service, Permanent Secretary of the Ministry of Defence, the Prime Minister’s Office, the Ministry of Education and the Ministry of Finance, and Principal Private Secretary to then Prime Minister Lee Kuan Yew. He co-authored two books with Joanne H. Lim: “The Leader, The Teacher & You – Leadership Through the Third Generation,” a book on leadership and governance, and “Winning with Honour in Relationships, Family, Organisations, Leadership, and Life”, a book on winning in life and work. He also wrote a third book, “Can Singapore Fall?”. He is the founder chairman of Honour (Singapore), a charity that seeks to promote the culture of honour and honouring for the well-being of Singapore.

9. Discovering Your Leadership Strength

Effective leaders recognise their personal strengths and that of others. They invest in developing strength areas and harness others based on their strengths.

(Two full-day Workshop (9.00am – 4.00pm) to discover your personal area of strength and how to work with others in their strength areas).

Mr. Lim Kim Pong

Mr. Lim Kim Pong is the CEO and Founder of StrengthsAsia. At StrengthsAsia, he is a coach, a speaker, and a facilitator. His vision is to help everyone in every organization in Asia to know who they are at their very best and how they can bring this best to impact their families, work, relationships, communities, and nations. He calls this, his game of the impossible. Kim Pong is the Global Partner of SoundWave and is one of the master trainers in accrediting SoundWave Coaches globally. Kim Pong is also among the first 20 Gallup Certified Strengths Coach in the world. The Gallup Organization recognizes him as among Asia’s most accomplished practitioners of strengths-based development and talent management strategies.

10. Unleashing Leadership Inside-Out

In Christian leadership, we don’t primarily lead from the top down (hierarchical), but from the inside out (incarnational). 

Reverend Bruce Hills

Reverend Bruce Hills is the International Director of World Outreach since January 2017. He first joined the World Outreach in 2010 as Leadership Development Director, a role he served up to his present appointment. Bruce has been in full time ministry for over 30 years including pastoring one of Australia’s largest churches (2000-2009). He is known for his prophetic and insightful preaching and respected for his experience and wisdom. Bruce is married to Fiona since 1983 and lives in Melbourne. They have 3 grown children and 2 grandchildren

11. 2:52 Model of Leadership

Jesus spent 30 hidden years in preparation for his 3 years in ministry. Based on Luke 2:52, learn the principles of deliberate and intentional growth through leadership preparation.

Dr John Andrews

Dr John Andrews has been in full-time Church leadership since 1987. Though called to the UK, John has ministered in almost 40 nations of the world. Based in his local church New Life Church, Scunthorpe, he has authored 14 books and currently serves on the Apostolic Team of One Church Gloucester and wider network, while also being released to teach to a wider trans local context. As a leader, teacher and author John has a passion to equip and inspire leaders as well as empower followers of Jesus into effective lifestyle and service

12. Leadership For the Long Haul

Discovering the keys to flying high and staying long in leadership. Dealing with Brokenness & Baggage; Health & Wealth; Fame & Failure and Restoration & Recovery.

Pastor Dr Chew Weng Chee

Pastor Dr Chew Weng Chee is the Senior Pastor of Sidang Injil Bornoe (SIBKL), a rapidly growing English congregation of over 4000 strong in Kuala Lumpur. He was a Consultant Obstetrician and Gynecologist before he gave up his medical career to serve the Lord full time in 1999. Formerly a Consultant Obstetrician and Gynecologist, he obtained a Master’s Degree in Theology from Regent College Bible School, Vancouver, Canada. He was the President of Sidang Injil Borneo (West Malaysia),overseeing 31 Bahasa Malaysia SIB Churches in West Malaysia until 2007. Pastor Dr Chew has ministered extensively in Conferences and Church Camps both locally and overseas and he has written a book entitled, “Is Life Worth Living?” a study on the Book of Ecclesiastes, and has written his 2nd book entitled “Chew on Revelation”. He is married to Pastor Dr Lew Lee Choo who is the Deputy Senior Pastor of SIBKL. They have 2 sons, Jonathan and Christopher & daughter-in-law, Rachel and 2 grandsons.

13. Silence & Solitude

Get to experience the discipline of being at rest with leadership demands and learning to hear from God. (A one-and-half day off-campus learning at a Secret Location).

Reverend Vincent Goh

Reverend Vincent Goh is an ordained ministry with the Trinity Annual Conference (TRAC) of the Methodist Church in Singapore for the past 26 years. As an itinerant minister, he has served in 6 different Methodist Churches in Singapore. Currently, he is a pastor with Paya Lebar Methodist Church. His interest in Christian Spirituality and Spiritual Direction led him to embark on a Master of Arts in Spiritual Direction with the University of Divinity (Melbourne) in 2008-2009. He has one motto in life: “To know Christ personally and to make Christ known to all.” Rev. Vincent Goh is married to Shu Yann and they have 2 children, Abraham and Grace.

14. Building Leadership Team & Leadership Conflict Management And Resolution

It has been said that teamwork makes the dream work. Learn how to build a great team by harnessing individual giftings and understanding the dynamics of teamwork. 

Reverend Colonel Merrily Madero

Reverend Colonel Merrily Madero is called and anointed to preach, teach, and serve around the world. She is an Ordained Minister with the Assembly of God Church and lives in the USA. Merrily is President of M3 International, a nonprofit ministry conducting Leadership Development, predominately in South East Asia. Merrily is a retired Colonel from the US Air Force, serving on active duty for 30 years. She commanded four large organizations, served in multiple Director positions, lived in five different countries, including serving at the US Embassy in Afghanistan. She has Bachelor Degrees in both Mechanical Engineering and Christian Theology, and three Master Degrees in Personnel Management, Military Science, and National Resource Strategy. Merrily is also on the Board of Directors for the Dream Centre’s of Colorado Springs, in Colorado, USA. She has one daughter who is a medical doctor, completing a combined Emergency Medicine – Internal Medicine, 5-year residency in New York City.

15. Values-Based Leadership & Change

Understand the value of a values-based organisation. How can a leader build and maintain a culture that will attract and encourage team work and interaction in a way that is consistent with the vision and mission of the church or organisation?

Pastor Joey Bonifacio

Pastor Joey Bonifacio serves in the International Apostolic Team of Every Nation Ministries, a worldwide family of churches and ministries that exists to honour God by establishing Christ-Centred, Spirit Empowered, Socially Responsible churches and Campus Ministries in every nation. He is the Senior Pastor of Every Nation Singapore and a member of the board of trustees of the Real-Life Foundation, a Philippine based non-profit organization that provides educational scholarships to the marginalized. Joey has also authored 6 books: The Promise No One Wants, The Mystery of the Empty Stomach, The LEGO Principle, The One Lesson That Changed My Marriage, The Values Driven Heart and Storm Proof. He has been married to wife Marie since 1982. Together they have 3 sons and 5 grandchildren.

16. Leadership Insight #2: Sexuality and Pornography

Hard talk on issues of sexuality and the pervasive use of pornography infecting society today. 

Pastor Ian Toh

Pastor Ian Toh is the Senior Pastor of 3:16 Church. His heart burns fiercely for the destiny of Singapore and her next generation. He loves doing life with young kingdom leaders and the people on the top of that list are his 4 children, Roslina, Elias, Jan and Isaias. Together with his entrepreneur-florist wife Lilis, they’re the spiritual parents of 3:16 Church. The church seeks to be real, relevant and ready in today’s world and in particular, that people far from God may know what God’s family feels like. God has given Ian a heart for broken lives and families. He also serves as the Director of The Love-Aid Project, a community outreach initiative that aims to bring love, dignity and hope to at-risk youth & low-income families in Singapore. With 20 years of ministry behind him, Ian has witnessed God’s restorative hand in the lives of many couples. He finds great delight whenever He sees the Holy Spirit bringing back God's-design of restoration into families in Singapore.

17. Leadership Insight #3: Influence Of Social Media

Get real with the reality of social media and its influence in the church. What are the Christian’s perspectives and practical handling of issues surrounding the use of social media?

Pastor Norman Ng

Pastor Norman Ng is the Deputy Senior Pastor at 3:16 Church and the co-founder of 2 social movements that disciples the church on key issues such as same-sex attraction and abortion - TrueLove.Is and the Heartbeat Project. Before that, he spent 10 years in the marketing industry, largely with a top Fortune 500 company. He is a mentor to marketplace leaders, creative professionals and influencers, whose reach is measured in the millions.Through his leadership, the church has challenged the status quo to shape culture through disruptive storytelling, short films, prophetic design and digital strategy. The films have reached over 50 countries and 3 million people to date. He shared the same primary school, secondary school, Junior College and University with the girl of his dreams. Today they share the same room and are happily married with 3 amazing kids.

18. Generational Leadership & Succession

Leadership success continues through leadership succession. Learn the legacy of leadership through multi-generational transition.

Reverend Dr Naomi Dowdy

Reverend 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, preaching, 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 the former Senior Pastor of Trinity Christian Centre, Singapore, for some 30 years, she is the founder Chancellor of TCA College, Singapore and continues to serve as President of several other organisations through which she mentors and empowers leaders.

19. A Spiritual Leader As A Coach

Learn the difference between counselling, mentoring and coaching. Develop the art of powerful conversation and intentional coaching. Apply the practical skills of leadership and conflict resolution through coaching.

Dr Joseph Umidi

Dr Joseph Umidi serves as Executive Vice President and Professor at Regent University where he has trained Christian leaders for 35 years. He has researched and discovered keys to increase student retention and flourishing that apply to churches and organizations. For the past 42 years, he is also serving in senior leadership roles of several churches. He is Founder and President of Life forming 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 mobilizing a movement of spiritual fathers and mothers to mentor the next generation. He is married to Marie, Founder & President of TMCJ, Inc. and the delighted grandparents of 3 grandchildren.

20. Spirit Empowered Leadership & Character of A Leader

Learn the demands and empowerment of Christian leadership in navigating a hostile, competitive, and toxic environment. 

Pastor Nicky S. Raiborde

Pastor Nicky S. Raiborde is known for his relevance and simplicity in communicating the Word of God. His commitment to teach the uncompromised Word of God with visible demonstrations of the power of God helps to empower and release people to the work of the ministry, and also to be transformed by the presence of Jesus. Nicky was raised in a pastoral home where his parent’s spiritual instruction and impartation helped him to answer the call of God at the age of 17. In the brief decade since then, Nicky has traveled to over 75 countries and has preached at crusades of thousands and taught in numerous churches in those nations. He has authored several books and lectures regularly at Tung Ling Bible School in Singapore, and continues to pursue the call of God to go to the nations with an apostolic mandate. Currently, Nicky is thrilled to devote his life to serving Jesus as 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. 

21. A Spiritual Leader as A Coach

Learn the difference between counselling, mentoring and coaching. Develop the art of powerful conversation and intentional coaching. Apply the practical skills of leadership and conflict resolution through coaching.

Dr Joseph Umidi

Dr Joseph Umidi serves as Executive Vice President and Professor at Regent University where he has trained Christian leaders for 35 years. He has researched and discovered keys to increase student retention and flourishing that apply to churches and organizations. For the past 42 years, he is also serving in senior leadership roles of several churches. He is Founder and President of Life forming 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 mobilizing a movement of spiritual fathers and mothers to mentor the next generation. He is married to Marie, Founder & President of TMCJ, Inc. and the delighted grandparents of 3 grandchildren.

22. Leadership Prayer & Annointing

God’s call to leadership comes with His empowerment and anointing. A time of impartation and ministry for leaders

Reverend James Jagjeet Singh

Reverend 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.