Senior Pastor / Moderator
Converted at Billy Graham Crusade in 1979 while studying in Sydney, Australia. Former journalist. Repented. Now preaching Good News!
God has graciously given Chris an international ministry. He has ministered in the UK, Australia, China, India, Kenya, Indonesia, Philippines, Thailand, Sri Lanka & Malaysia amongst others. His passion is being “a pastor to pastors”, “raising the Next Generation”, “training leaders” and “Godly marriages & families”.
Education: B.Comm, B.Theology (Moore College), Harvard Fellow, MTh (Oxford) & D.Min in Preaching (Gordon Conwell Seminary).
Honorary pastor at ARPC since 2001. Came to evangelical faith in 1960 through the ministry of OCF Sydney. Formerly High School teacher, theological teacher (Discipleship Training Centre) and co-senior pastor (Sydney Chinese Presbyterian Church).
Education: B.A., Dip Ed., M.Ed. (Sydney University), Dip Th. (London) L. Th. (ACT) B.D (Moore/London), M. Theol. (South East Asian Graduate School of Theology).
John is married to Frances and they have three adult children. He enjoys photography especially landscapes.
Joined ARPC (as a pastor) Jan 2009. Became serious about Christianity while in university.
Education: B.Eng (NUS), BTh (Moore Theological College),
MTh (Trinity Theological College, Singapore), PhD (University of Otago, New Zealand)
Husband to Mei Ying and Father to Phoebe, Chloe and Jonathan. Enjoys reading (especially theology), eating, cooking, movies and running.
Currently serving as a lecturer in Theology and Hermeneutics at TTC (Trinity Theological College, Singapore)
Joined ARPC May 2009. Believed in the Lord 1988 while studying to be an engineer. Changed life course since.
Education: B.S. Chemical Eng (University of Santo Tomas, Manila),
M.Div. Biblical Studies (Singapore Bible College),
D.Min. in Preaching (Gordon-Conwell Theological Seminary, MA)
Married to Annalissa, with two children (Dan and Ashley), an iMac, and a Kindle.
Joined ARPC 1997. Believed in Christ while in Boys’ Brigade.
Education: B. Theology (Singapore Bible College)
Married to Grace and has three daughters, namely: Faith, Petra, and Seraph. Son to a 74-year-old mother. Brother to 3 siblings (two elder brothers and a younger sister)
Interests: Biking, swimming, music and of course eating lah.
Saved by grace in Jesus Christ in 1991 through a classmate’s gospel-sharing. While in university, convicted by God to be more serious about relationship with Him. Joined ARPC as fulltime staff in 2005.
Education: C.Biblical Studies (Sydney Missionary and Bible College), B.Bus (NTU), MDiv (Australian College of Theology)
Gratefully married to May Hsin and blessed with a daughter, Charis and a son, Adriel. Enjoys all sports (esp. basketball and soccer), nature walks and bird-watching.
Joined ARPC May 2006. By grace I was redeemed by the Lord in 1994. I grew in my conviction about serving the Lord full-time and joined Fellowship of Evangelical Students (FES) in 1997 and in 2006 joined ARPC.
Education: BA (Hons) in Biblical and Intercultural Studies (All Nation Christian College, UK) and BTh (Sydney Missionary & Bible College, Australia)
Married to Hui Ching, with one daughter (Jodie). Enjoys bird watching & photography.
Ng Yak Cheow
Joined ARPC in year 2006. Believed in the Lord in 1979.
Education: B. Business Admin (NUS), MDiv (Singapore Bible College)
Married to Fui Ping and has two daughters: Chen Xi and Chen Xin.
Lim Luck Yong
“A man can receive only what is given him from heaven.” John 3:27.
Married to a beautiful wife and blessed with 2 children.
Enjoying the journey of differentiating between “self-denial” and “denying oneself”.
Surrendered to Jesus in 1994. Joined ARPC as a pastor in June 2017.
Education: BCom (Marketing) (Curtin University of Technology, Perth, Australia), M.Div. Pastoral Ministries (Singapore Bible College)
Married to Grace and father to Joei & Jacob.
Loves cycling, playing badminton & cheering for Liverpool FC.
Pastoral Staff Worker
By God’s grace, born into a Christian family. Ministered by Boys’ Brigade officers during teen years and blessed with parents who have been prayerful for Christian growth. Joined ARPC in 1999 after working as an SAF army regular and later with a security system company.
Education: Higher NITEC (Electronics)
Husband to Cherry and father to David & Joshua.
Enjoys talking to Cherry and close friends. Running and shooting.
Children’s Church and Women’s Ministries Director
Oversees the women’s and children’s ministries at ARPC. Converted in Birmingham, United Kingdom while doing ‘A’ levels. Former Executive Director of Scripture Union Singapore.
Educated at the University of East Anglia, Norwich and Graduate School of Management, University of New South Wales, Sydney.
Pastoral Associate (Children’s Church)
Came to know the Lord Jesus in Sydney, Australia. Trained as food technologist. Worked in the corporate world locally and overseas for 10 years before joining fulltime ministry in 2005. Believe that it is better to be late than never!
Education: BSc in Food Science and Technology (Honours), University of New South Wales, Australia; MA in Educational Ministries, Gordon-Conwell Theological Seminary, USA
Comes from a small family of four but blessed with a big spiritual family in ARPC.
Pastoral Associate (Children’s Church)
Joined ARPC since Jun 1997, became member in Sep 1998 and staff worker in Feb 2000. Converted in Oct 1984 at a Bible Study group among colleagues and was baptised in Oct 1988. Former Marketing Manager but compelled to “market” Christ and make Him known!
Education: Diploma in Marketing (CIMUK), B. Arts (Hon)-Children & Youth Ministry (Oak Hill Theological College/ Middlesex Uni.)
Orphaned, single with 2 older brothers, 3 older sisters and a younger sister.
Loves children and desires for many to enter the Kingdom of Heaven.
Tan Chiew Wan
Saved by God’s grace through faith in Christ in secondary school.
Trained as an engineer and served God in the marketplace for 28 years and in ARPC office since July 2011.
Helps in BB/GB and Children church ministry.
Education: B.Eng (Hons), M.Sc (Civil Engineering) (NUS)
Blessedly single. Enjoys God’s creation, water-colour painting, sewing, swimming.
Tan Lin Choo
Join ARPC as secretary to Senior Pastor in year 1994 and also to Executive Director in 2012. Does a bulk of administration matters.
Loves dogs and nature walks.
Joined ARPC part time in 1997 and full time in 2000. Baptised by Rev. John Ting in Dec 1983. Joined the Adam Road team in 1985 – dead wood still kicking.
From a family of parents, 5 brothers and 2 sisters.
Ho Chor Yin
Joined the team in 2006 and was Resident Engineer for the building’s reconstruction project.
Converted through the Boys’ Brigade in 1985 & was baptized in St. Barnabas, Sydney in 2000.
Education: B. Eng. (Civil) (Sydney Uni.)
Single. Loves marathons, biking, travelling & photography
By God’s grace, came to know Jesus Christ through The Helping Hand in 1993. Took another trip into Drug Rehab Centre in 1994 before becoming truly repentant. Joined ARPC since 1997, and became a member on Christmas of the same year. Served as full time staff at The Helping Hand in 1998. On the same year, sent by ARPC to a halfway house called The House of Hope, Cebu Philippines to do ministry.
Returned to serve at ARPC as a fulltime staff worker in July 2001.
Education: Primary. Married to Janibeth with 3 children. Has a mother and 4 siblings.
Loves doing marathon. Aims to compete in a dualthalon or triathalon in the near future.
God’s work in progress.
Blessed to be married to Richard and to be called “MOM” by James & Jairus.
Loves baking, exercising & cross-stitching.
“For it is by grace you have been saved, through faith—and this is not from yourselves, it is the gift of God” Ephesians 2:8
Saved by His grace in September 1985. Joined ARPC as staff in February 2016.
Married to Janet and blessed with two wonderful children and friends, Eryn and Isaac.
Love to spending time with wife and my kids any time, any where. Love friends & friendships.
Love christian music, classical music and soundtracks. Enjoy looking at beautiful
modern homes, beautiful architecture and nature, especially majestic looking trees.
Koh Chin Gay
Ministry Apprentice Program Intern
“Became a Christian through the witness of a secondary one classmate. Read Mathematics. Takes calculated risks and trying not to be calculative.
Came to ARPC in 2013. Joined the MAP in 2016.
Education: M Div (Biblical Graduate School of Theology)
Married to Tan Peng Peng and has four children: Daelan, Earlene, Shaelene and Skylar. Likes simplification but not of the mathematical sort.”
The Elders and Deacons Court
- Chairman – Elder Alan Ng Miaw Peng
- Treasurer – Deacon Darren Tan Yoke San
- Secretary – Deacon June Tan Hoon Cheng
- Asst Treasurer – Deacon Koh Wee Yao
- Senior Minister – Rev Dr Christopher Chia
- Associate Minister – Rev Dr Adrin Muñoz
- Elder Quek Kai Loo
- Elder Lau Peet Meng
- Elder Chang Wing Poh
- Elder Lim Jeh Shiuh
- Deacon Kevin Lee Chin Chai
- Deacon Brian Tay Boon Kwee
- Deacon Tan Sin Cheng
- Deacon Adrian Chen Weihou
- Deacon Kwek Jin Wei
- Deacon Lau Siew San
- Deacon Wesley Sng Wee Kiang
- Deacon Kevin Kwok Mun Choy