School of Ministry
“But we all, with unveiled face, beholding as in a mirror the glory of the Lord, are being transformed into the same image from glory to glory, just as by the Spirit of the Lord.” 2 Corinthians 3:18
Where are you in your spiritual walk right now? Standing at the crossroads seeking a new direction from God? Hungering to go deeper into His Word and truths? Longing to be refreshed by the touch of the Holy Spirit? Or simply, needing a time of rest and soaking in His presence?
A life transforming experience and a springboard to fulfilling God’s will and purpose in your life awaits you at Tung Ling’s School of Ministry. Here, you’ll encounter God daily in an intimate and powerful way. At Tung Ling, we seek to establish in you an identity in Christ, equip you with a fresh impartation of His Word and empower you to go forth to do greater things for His Kingdom’s glory.
Since 1978, thousands have come through our doors and departed radically changed – renewed, revived and re-ignited with a new passion to serve Him. This 3-month course could just be what you need to affirm and embrace God’s plans for you and fine tune your ears to hear the heartbeat of our Heavenly Father.
Will you say ‘yes’ if He is calling you today?
Modules and Lecturers
Praise & Worship
The most humblest and the most unseen activity in the world can be the true worship of God. Worship is a matter of the heart and it is the heart that matters.
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 has two lovely children.
Prayer & Fasting
This module will keep you on the edge of your seat. The ultimate goal of this course is to provide a careful understanding of what prayer and fasting can do, through God.
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.
Prophecy Principles: Practices & Activation
Intrigued by the prophetic and what it means to hear and discern God’s voice? Take a further step into understanding why prophecy is still needed today and how to unleash it in your faith journey.
Pastor Jeremy Witherow
Pastor Jeremy Witherow comes from New Zealand, where he is a credentialed minister with the Assemblies of God Church. He holds a Bachelor of Ministries and a Master of Theology degree from Laidlaw College (Auckland). Jeremy previously served as a pastor in Singapore for nearly a decade before returning to his homeland. He now serves the Body of Christ through itinerant teaching, preaching, and prophetic ministry. A passion of Jeremy’s is training and equipping believers for prophetic roles. He is the author of “The Voice of Prophecy,” and “The Handbook for Prophetic Ministry.”
The Spiritual Believer & Finishing Well
What does it mean to be spiritually strong? Learn how to be effective priests and kings of the kingdom with a solid word based life.
Pastor Daniel Foo
Mentor, Advisor and Coach. He had worked in the financial markets before heeding the call in mid-2000 to be the Senior Pastor of BBTC until the end of 2022. He regularly speaks at Pastors & Leaders’ Conferences and Bible Colleges. He has co-authored 4 books: Running With Horses & The Outstanding Leader (Armour Publisher); Spiritual Hygiene & Effective Prayer (CRU).
Father Heart of God & Go Forth Missions
To know God is to have an experience and an encounter with Him. We all have different views about God. God wants to be known for who He is.
Brother Joseph Chean
Brother Joseph Chean is is husband to Kim and father to two girls, Olivia (20) and Ashley (18). The family attends Chapel of the Holy Spirit (Anglican), where Joseph once served as Youth Pastor and Assistant Chaplain for St. Andrew’s Secondary School. During that time, he also pioneered Eternal Splashes, a creative arts ministry that trained and discipled youth in street evangelism. Joseph joined YWAM Singapore in 1997 and became National Director in 2012. A man of tremendous vision, he effectively led YWAM Singapore to align with Singapore’s unique purpose as the Gateway to Asia. By the gifts and grace of God, he is well-received as an effective communicator and skillful trainer in world missions.
On 8th February 2023, Joseph handed over the leadership of YWAM Singapore to a younger team. He remains both a beloved son and a spiritual father of the YWAM family. And he still chairs FOMOS, a fellowship of 18 missional organisations based in Singapore.
Moving forward, Joseph has his work cut out for him by the Lord of the Nations. As Strategic Coordinator for Antioch 21, the global missions arm of LoveSingapore, he offers the rest of his life to help the Singapore Church thrive in world missions.
Joseph recognises that no one can do this alone. He is trusting God to use him as a bridge-builder and a catalyst, bringing together local churches, mission agencies, and business entities to fulfil our Antioch call. Many Streams, One Direction. A Church for Every People, the Gospel for Every Person. Joseph is passionate and optimistic about the Decade of Missions (2023-2033). And he stakes his life on the promise of God: For the whole earth will be filled with the knowledge of the glory of the Lord as the waters cover the sea (HAB 2:14).
This workshop is aim to help you better understand the importance of character and the process of transformation in your own character. Through the scriptures, biblical characters, video clip, class interaction and participation including moments for self reflection to bring about a greater sense of self-awareness.
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 to Singapore in 2002, he became the founding chairman of Equipping Leaders for Asia (ELA), a non-profit organization that challenges 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.
Conflict Resolution & Jewish Roots
Jewish Roots are swimming lessons – helping us to enter into and appreciate the biblical life and context of our faith. As gentiles, we do not become Jewish. We are, however, added by faith to the “household’ of the “Israel of God”. It is our prayer that this course will enrich your Christian experience and help you be more effectively involved in God's redemptive strategy in this generation.
Reverend Joel Baker
Reverend 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 the 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.
Faith and Sexuality
Hard talk on issues of sexuality and the pervasive use of pornography infecting society today.
Pastor Chang Tou Chen
Tou Chen is an Assistant Pastor at 3:16 Church Singapore in the Young Adults ministry. He also serves actively at Truelove.is and Choices Singapore, addressing the LGBT community. Tou Chen is also an instructor at Rhema Bible Training Center in Singapore, Malaysia, and Coimbatore. Prior to serving in ministry, Tou Chen worked in the marketplace for 25 years, mostly in banking.
The Great Digital Commission: Redeeming the influence & impact 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?
Senior Pastor Norman Ng
Pastor Norman is the Senior Pastor of 3:16 Church. He also co-founded two social movements (TrueLove.is and HeartbeatProject.sg) that engage churches in Singapore on matters of faith and sexuality. Before becoming a Pastor, he spent 10 years in the marketing industry. He is also a mentor to marketplace leaders, creative professionals, and influencers. He shared the same primary school, secondary school, Junior College, and University with his wife. They have 3 amazing kids today.
Mental Health and Soul Care
Protecting our mental health is important at every stage of life, from childhood and adolescence through adulthood. In this class we will cover topics such as current realities, cabin fever, mental illness, myths, truths and science on mental health, signs and symptoms of depression and anxiety disorder, whole-person approach (body/medical, soul, and spirit) to mental health.
Senior Pastor Chua Seng Lee
Senior Pastor Chua Seng Lee has been a full-time pastor since 1992. In his 30 years of ministry, he has also served as a council member in the National Youth Council for 4 years, chaired the National Steering Committee for Youth Mentoring for 4 years, co-founded Character Leadership Academy (a charity focusing on Youth Mental Health and Interfaith matters), co-started Christian Mental Health Advocate (a network for Christians operating in Mental Health space). Recently, in 2023, he has been appointed as the Senior Pastor of Bethesda (Bedok-Tampines) Church. He is married with 2 young adult children.
Breaking Bondages And Inner Healing
This module connects people to the Father’s love, releasing them into their purpose and destiny. This mission is achieved by transforming our culture of brokenness through teaching people and equipping them with tools for ongoing healing, freedom, and wholeness.
Pastor Chris Hayward
Ps. 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.
Silence & Solitude
Timeout with God is an invitation from Jesus to you to come away and keep company with Him. This discipline is an outward expression of your intense longing to know and love God deeper and is crucial for spiritual growth as it prepares your heart to listen to God and receive His divine guidance.
Sister Seah Chiew Kwan and Brother Roy Phua
Since 2007, both Seah Chiew Kwan and Roy Phua have developed a deeper interest in Christian spirituality and silence and solitude retreat practices. Keeper’s Loft ministry was formed in Dec 2010 and they have been facilitating Timeout with God silence and solitude retreats for Christian groups and churches. They worshipped at Zion Gospel Mission. They have two adult children and two grandchildren.
Chiew Kwan did her postgraduate theological studies at the Biblical Graduate School of Theology (BGST) and professional counselling at TCA College. Currently, she is an associate lecturer with BGST and Tung Ling Bible School (TLBS). She is also a cancer survivor. Roy has been active in church and Christian ministry since his pre-university days. He retired from the Singapore Civil Defence Force in 2019. He is an alumnus of Tung Ling Bible School, completing the SOM T2 in 2019 and SOL in 2021.
Discovering Jesus in The Old Testament
The age in which we live often seeks for quick and easy way of living a Christian life by applying drive-through and fast food mentality to worshipping God. Biblical theology is what can directly address this issue of biblical illiteracy now prevalent in many of our congregations. Biblical theology is principally concerned with the overall theological message of the whole Bible. It seeks to understand the parts in relation to the whole.
Reverend Dr Samuel Kim
Reverend 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.
The Joy of Personal Bible Study
We need to crave the Word of God. When we develop that kind of taste for the Bible by spending time in it, our life will start to change. Learn key insights on how to feast on the Bible with fresh eyes and ears.
Dean Ong Guek Ju
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.”
Exposition On The Book of Romans & New Testament Survey
Martin Luther came to faith in Christ studying Romans. In 1510 he climbed the 28 steps of Pilate’s palace. He climbed up the stairs on his knees saying the Lord’s prayer on each step, in order to save one soul from purgatory. At the top step he had had enough of the religious superstition of it all and stood up and said “The just shall live by faith!
Reverend Les Wheeldon
Reverend 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.
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 studied medicine at Oxford, and trained further in London before practicing as a medical specialist in Malaysia. He is a bi-vocational pastor and founder of Skyline Church; a vibrant city church whose pastoral team is made up of bi-vocational pastors all of whom see ministry in the workplace and church as one and the same calling. He has a passion to bring God’s Kingdom into the workplace and has equipped Christians across many nations to engage, influence, and transform their places of work. He has written three books: - “Slingshots” comprising spiritual nuggets for the soul, “The Call of Issachar” to raise prayer teams for the church, and “The Invasive Kingdom" which is to transform today's believers into workplace ministers!
Discover The Secret To Ultimate Living
Life on earth is short. Therefore, don’t waste your life. Learn how life is meant to be lived from the wisest man that ever lived. Apply these timeless principles from ancient wisdom and learn the keys to a life well lived. This new sermon series is an exposition on the book of Ecclesiastes. Let's come together and delve into Ecclesiastes 1 as we understand what is the secret to a good life and reflect on the ultimate question, "What are you living for?"
Rev Paul Jeyachandran
Rev Paul Jeyachandran is a gifted preacher and an able expositor of God’s Word. A powerful and prolific communicator, Paul speaks with such keen insight, challenging conventional mindsets and stretching the capacity of his listeners to maximize their God-given potential. Each year, he travels extensively and has ministered in over 25 nations, speaking at conferences, mentoring pastors, and inspiring movement leaders to disciple the nations. Paul and his wife, Pastor Esabel Jeyachandran, provide leadership to a growing disciple-making movement and are the Senior Pastors of IDMC. Church, a multisite church in Sydney, Australia. Paul and Esabel serve the Lord together with their two beloved sons – David (20), and Adam (17).
Term 2 2023: Walking in the Supernatural Healing Power
Have you ever imagined, I believe God heals people. But healing ministry? That’s for…someone on a platform? Someone who is super spiritual? Someone who has their act together. In Walking in Supernatural Healing Power, Chris Gore demystifies God’s supernatural power, showing how you can be effectively trained, equipped, and activated into a lifestyle of walking in healing and miracles.
Pastor Chris Gore
Chris Gore was a pastor in New Zealand before moving to Redding, California in 2006. He was the Director of Healing Ministries for Bethel Church and returned to New Zealand in 2022. While having an unquenchable hunger for God’s Presence, Chris’ passion is to see ordinary saints walking in extraordinary exploits by releasing the kingdom through healing and miracles. Chris teaches and activates the church to walk in a kingdom mindset and the full inheritance that Jesus paid for. He is married and has three beautiful daughters.
Term 2 2023: Silence and Solitude 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 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 whom 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 (Church Life Resources). In 2021 she founded a community movement, To Really Live (www.toreally.live), to explore and foster the abundant life Christ offers. Her favorite role is being a mom to her two children and one cat. You can read her work on Medium, www.toreally.live and www.jennihh.blogspot.sg
Term 2 2023: Spiritual Leadership
“…for God's purposes…”, that the leader measures his/her work by the goals which God wants for the church/ministry/organization, evaluating to please the Master rather than person or corporation. Ultimately, only by fulfilling the Master's plan for God’s people will they be the vehicle of God's mysterious grace, called the Gospel.
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 a 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).
Term 2 2023: Empowered for Ministry
To be empowered for ministry we must rely on God to fill us with the Holy Spirit so we can be bold witnesses for Him. This is a spiritual war we’re entering into. We cannot do God’s work on our own.
Pastor Nicky Raiborde
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.
Local Student Application Requirements:
- School of Ministry Application Form (Online)
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