Program Committees

Each AGST Alliance program area is overseen by a committee of local specialists, chaired by a program director.

Biblical Studies program committee

Members of the Biblical Studies Programs Committee comprises:

  • (Program Coordinator) Dr Tan Sooi Ling, PhD (Fuller Theological Seminary). Academic Dean, AGST Alliance
  • Dr Lee Chul Woo, ThD (Stellebosch).
  • Dr Ronald Laldinsuah, Australian College of Theology. Academic Dean, Myanmar Evangelical Graduate School of Theology (MEGST).
  • Dr Kyle Essary, PhD(Biblical Studies), Dallas Theological Seminary.

DMin program committee

Members of the Program Committee comprises:

  • (Program Director) Dr Tan Sooi Ling, PhD (Fuller Theological Seminary). Academic Dean, AGST Alliance
  • Rev Wendy Ching, Academic Dean, Bible College of Malaysia.
  • Dr Tony Lim, Dean, English Department, Malaysia Bible Seminary.

DMin Thailand (Partnership: Bangkok Bible Seminary & AGST Alliance)

  • (Program Director) Dr Banpot Mekstapornkul
  • Dr Manoch Jangmook
  • Dr Steve Taylor, DMin (ITS), ThD (ITS): Director of Research, Bangkok Bible Seminary, Thailand.
  • Dr A.Somchai Songthangtham,

DMin EAST (Partnership: East Asia School of Theology & AGST Alliance)

  • (Program Director) Dr Lau Ying Kheng, EdD (AGST Alliance), and Field Education Director at East Asia School of Theology, Singapore
  • Dr Tan Sooi Ling, PhD (Fuller Theological Seminary). Academic Dean, AGST Alliance
  • Dr Jeannette Shubert, (DMin, ThM), Lecturer at EAST School of Theology, Singapore.
  • Dr Jeong Rock Yoon

Education program committee

The Education program committee comprises:

  • (Program Director) Dr Rosalind Lim-Tan, PhD(Ed), AGST Alliance. Director, Holistic Child Development Institute, MBTS
  • Dr Davina Soh, PhD (AGST Alliance), Teaching Consultant at ACTS College, Singapore.
  • Dr Alex Tang, PhD(Ed), AGST Alliance. Consultant Paediatrician in a private hospital in Johor Bahru, Malaysia, an Associate Professor of Paediatrics, Monash University.
  • Dr Samuel Sidjabat, PhD(Ed), AGST Alliance. Principal, Sekolah Tinggi Alkitab Tiranus, Bandung Indonesia.

Theology program committee

A committee works with the Theology Programs Director to ensure the MTh(Theology) and PhD(Theology) are run effectively and efficiently. Members of the Theology Programs Committee are:

  • (Program Director) Dr Sunny Tan, ThD (ABGTS): Academic Dean of Malaysia Baptist Theological Seminary.
  • Dr Ong Meng Chai, PhD (King’s College, University of London), retired lecturer of Seminari Theoloji Malaysia
  • Dr Steve Taylor, DMin (ITS), ThD (ITS): Director of Research, Bangkok Bible Seminary, Thailand.

Transformational Development program committee

The program committee for the Asia-based MTD partnership program between Eastern College, Malaysian Care and AGST Alliance comprises:

  • Program Director, Mr Steve Bradbury, Faculty, Eastern College, Australia
  • Program Director, Asia-Stream, Rev Pax Tan, Vice-President of the International Substance Abuse & Additions Coalition (SAAC)
  • Mr Alvin Lim. Senior Director, Finance and Administration, Malaysian Care
  • Dr Tan Sooi Ling, PhD (Fuller Theological Seminary), Academic Dean, AGST Alliance Mr Clinton Bergsma, MTD, Eastern College.