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. 

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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).

Character Formation

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.

Father Heart of God (Term 2)

Jesus lived in the presence of His Father’s love continuously. Everything that Jesus said and did was out of what He saw His Father said and did. Jesus as the Son of God is the very manifestation of the Father Himself. Jesus now invites us all into this living, loving, authentic relationship with His heavenly Father.

Brother Wayne Sim

Wayne is part of the Leadership Circle in YWAM Singapore, where he has been on staff since 2013. He leads the Spiritual & Vision pillar, and is also involved in development & training on base. He teaches Hearing God’s Voice, Father Heart, Sonship, Community & Kingdom relationships in the Discipleship Training Schools (DTS). Prior to YWAM, he served with Asian Outreach (China ministries) from 2009-2012, pioneering Christian Boot Camps for boys in the Urban house church in China. During his stint there, he was caught & interrogated, getting a small taste of persecution that the locals go through. As a 5th generation christian, he has a great passion and burden for youths who grow up in church to find their faith for themselves, rather than following because of tradition and familiarity. He has been actively serving the local church, speaking and teaching at many youth services & youth camps across denominations.

Wayne is an Associate Certified Coach (ACC) with the International Coaching Federation (ICF), and also a Gallup-Certified Strengths Coach. He serves young marriages & families through Relationship & Strengths coaching. He is married to Edelweiss, and they have a daughter named Bethany.

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. Born in America, he holds a BA in Jewish Studies, and a MA in Jewish-Christian Relations taken in Jerusalem where he lived for 10 years. While there he met his Australian wife, Virginia. They pastored in South Africa for 4 years and Joel served as the Dean of the School of Ministry at Tung Ling Bible School from 1996-2001. They have pastored FlameTree Church on the Sunshine Coast of Australia since 2002. Joel has a particular mandate to teach the Jewish Roots of Biblical faith. Ginny leads the church’s Children’s and Women’s ministries as well as the prophetic counselling team. They have two adult children. Together they have a passion for the wholeness of the Body of Christ and the manifest Kingdom of God.

Knowing & Fulfilling Kingdom Assignments

Be awakened, aligned, and assigned 

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 fulfill 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 so that they may live lives worthy of their calls in Jesus Christ. Henson is married to Serene and they have seven children.

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.


One of the great treasures entrusted to the Church is the collection of parables found in Scripture, which were mostly given by Christ in the Gospels. A parable can be defined as an earthly story with a heavenly meaning. Christ repeatedly said before sharing His parables, “here is what the Kingdom of Heaven is like…” This module will take you through the study and interpretation of the parables so that we might discover and enter into the truths of the Kingdom of God.

Dr. Baruch Korman 

Dr. Baruch Korman PhD is the Director of  The purpose of this organization is to share Biblical Teaching in Israel first and then to the rest of the nations.  He teaches in Hebrew at the Zera Avraham Institute based in Israel, as well as on Pdut L’amo, a weekly Bible study which airs on television throughout Israel in Hebrew.  An English version of this program, Love Israel with Baruch Korman is broadcast around the world via Daystar Television Network, GOD TV, Faith Broadcasting Network, and many other international networks. Please also check out the channel on YouTube, Roku, Amazon Fire, Apple TV, Android TV, and many other internet platforms.  We also have an app for Android and Apple devices called My Bible Study. Baruch and his wife Rivka live in Israel and have been married since 1987.   They have 3 adult children who all live in Israel as well.

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 is President Emeritus of Cleansing Stream International (CSI) having served as president for over 23 years. And, 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 worldwide. 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”. Pastor Hayward also serves as a speaker and teacher at Glory of Zion with Chuck Pierce. He currently lives in Fort Worth, Texas with his wife Karen, of over 52 years. They have three children and six 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 worship at Zion Gospel Mission. They have two adult children and three 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.

Samuel Kim

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

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.

Senior 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!

Book of Ecclesiastes: 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).

Go-Forth Mission

Habakkuk 2:14 For the earth will be filled with the knowledge of the glory of the LORD as the waters cover the sea. For as the waters fill the sea, the earth will be filled with an awareness of the glory of the LORD .

Reverend Simon Chua  

Rev Chua, Senior and Founding Pastor of New Life Community Church. His vision is to see Christians become generation winners impacting their community and the nations.  His call is to use the prophetic and word of knowledge graces that the Lord has placed on his life. So, over the last 3 decades, he has been invited to minister and mentor across the globe. 

His focus is to help these churches make strategic decisions so they continue to be model churches in their community. His passion is to inspire the next generation to heed the call of God in their lives to be sending or planting in their nations.


Silence & Solitude (Term 2)

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

Deputy Dean Andrew Lim

Andrew is a chartered accountant and previously held several senior leadership positions in the marketplace. His corporate experience spanned across multi-industries and he has led multicultural and diversified teams across the globe. Having spent more than 20 years in the area of corporate restructuring, forensics, audit, risk and governance, Andrew received the calling from the Lord to serve full-time in Tung Ling Bible School. He is now vested with the mission to re-purpose his skills and gifts to impact students who come to Tung Ling each year where many will be changing paths and see their lives affirmed.

Andrew sits on the Board of Singapore Christian Home, which provides respite and long-term nursing and medical care for the destitute and individuals from low-income families. Aside from his role as the chair of the finance committee and a member of the standing committee, Andrew also supports the Board and its management on the Home’s spiritual vision and direction. Andrew is a graduate of Tung Ling Bible School, School of Leadership and received his professional coaching qualification as a Certified Lifeforming Associate Coach with Dr. Joseph Umidi who is the Executive Vice President for Student Life and former Interim Dean of the School of Divinity in Regent University.

He is passionate about people and the gospel. He is actively engaged in the area of social concerns and established outreach ministry to serve the community. In this new season of his life, Andrew’s desire is to be continually empowered by the Holy Spirit to enhance and enrich the transformative Tung Ling experience of students and alumni since its inception 45 years ago. Andrew is married to Pei Ling and they have three children, Joy, Jon and Jovie. His family worship at Christ Methodist Church.


Breaking Bondages (Term 2)

Isaiah 61: 1-3 The Spirit of the Sovereign Lord is on me, because the Lord has anointed me to proclaim good news to the poor. He has sent me to bind up the brokenhearted, to proclaim freedom for the captives and release from darkness for the prisoners,  to proclaim the year of the Lord’s favor and the day of vengeance of our God, to comfort all who mourn, and provide for those who grieve in Zion—
to bestow on them a crown of beauty instead of ashes,
the oil of joy instead of mourning,
and a garment of praise instead of a spirit of despair.
They will be called oaks of righteousness, a planting of the Lord for the display of his splendor.

Reverend Sophia Tan 陈鸾卿

In 2008, when she could have slowed down her pace and retire, Sophia Tan (MSocSc – Counselling) responded to a higher calling to impact lives across the nations through coaching, training and consulting With that, she placed everything on the line and founded Morphos International in a leap of faith.

There were no business plans, no customers and no funding. Only a strong belief in the mission to Nurture Abundant LivesRebuild Family Relationships, and Empower Organisational Excellence. Driven by a strong purpose to empower lives, she conceptualised the name “Morphos”, drawing inspiration from the Greek word “Metamorphosis”, which means change and transformation.


Spiritual Leadership (Term 2) 

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.

Reverend 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 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).


Empowered for Ministry (Term 2) 

 Learn about the Nine Gifts of the Holy Spirit and how to activate the kingdom principals in your life. 

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.


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