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The Faculty are well qualified and a balanced program of lectures, group studies and tutorials has been carefully planned. We also have guest lecturers who have fields of expertise to complement our program. The ratio for student to teacher is 3-4:1.


WAN CHEE WAN (Interim Dean)

Dip Th (Discipleship Training Centre, Singapore, 1981)

M Div (Trinity Theological College, Singapore, 1985)

D Min in Global Ministries (School of Intercultural Studies, Fuller Theological Seminary, USA, 2004) 

Rev. Dr Wan Chee Wan has been serving as a pastor in Singapore for more than 30 years. He is founding Pastor of Community for Christ Church (1988-2016). During these years, he has also taught at Bible schools, seminaries and churches in Cambodia, China, India, Indonesia, Malaysia, the Philippines, South Korea, Thailand and Vietnam.

He started the radio ministry of Trans World Radio in Singapore and served as its Executive Director from 1990 to 1994. After that, for about nine years, he served as the Dean of Students at Bethany School of Missions (the training ministry of Asia Pacific Mission (APM), 1994-95) and then as the Director of Development, APM, and the Assistant Sending Base Director for Frontier Mission under APM. He developed a training centre in Indonesia to train Indonesian nationals to reach the Unreached People Groups in Indonesia. The ministry was handed over to the nationals in 2003. For the past 15 years he has been travelling regularly to Cambodia and Bali, Indonesia, for training, teaching and church planting ministries.

In 2012, he published a book, “Healing: A Pastor’s Reflections”. This book was very well received by the Christian public in Singapore.

He retired from pastoral ministry in 2017 and assumed the position of Interim Dean of Discipleship Training Centre (DTC) in June 2018.

He is married to Siew Kwun, his wife, for 42 years and they have three children, Andrew, Adeline and Amy, and two grandchildren, Ethan and Kezia. 




LLB (Singapore)
Dip Th (DTC, Singapore)
M Div (TTC, Singapore)
Ph D (University of London)

Eileen practised law for several years before doing her theological studies at Discipleship Training Centre (DTC). After DTC, she went on to do her M Div at Trinity Theological College (Singapore).

In 1991, Eileen joined the staff at DTC for 15 months  after which she went to the UK for doctoral studies. She completed her Ph D in biblical studies in 1998 and is very glad to return to teach at DTC.

Eileen is married to Philip Satterthwaite, who is the Old Testament & Hebrew lecturer at Biblical Graduate School of Theology.



‘“Doing Good’ in 1 Peter” in E. Chew (ed.), Discipleship at the Cross-roads: Essays celebrating the silver Anniversary of the Discipleship Training Centre (Singapore: DTC, 1994) 86-98


“Medhurst, Walter Henry” in S. W. Sunquist (ed.), A Dictionary of Asian Christianity (Grand Rapids: Eerdmans, 2001) 527-528


“The Conflicting Demands of Gospel and Culture: Another Look at 1 Peter 2:13-17” in R. Chia & M. Chan (eds.), A Graced Horizon: Essays in Gospel, Culture and Church in Honour of Rev. Dr. Choong Chee Pang (Genesis Books: Singapore, 2005) 9-23

“Christian Women in Nation Building and Community Service,” Church and Society 9.3 (2006) 134-151


“The Acquisition and Use of Wealth: Some Reflections from Revelation 18”, Jian Dao 41(2014) 255-297


“NT Metaphors of the Church” in B. Ekstrom (ed.), Church in Mission: Foundations and Global Case Studies (William Carey Library & WEA Mission Commission, 2016) 23-32


“Women as Witnesses and Patrons in the Early Church: The Example of Lydia in Acts 16” in G. Capaque (ed.), To Be With Him & To Be Sent Out (Singapore: Graceworks, 2018) 57-65


BA (Hons) (U Malaysia)
DipTh, BD (London)
MA (Wheaton)
D Min (Fuller)

After graduating with a degree in history from the University of Malaya Dr Hui came to DTC in l968 as a  first-batch student. She was a co-founder of the Pusat Latihan Kristian Melaka which became the English Dept of the Malaysia Bible Seminary. She has also served as a lay ministry staff for ten years with her home church in Singapore. She has done post-graduate studies at the then London Bible College and at the Graduate School of Wheaton Coll ege, Ill, USA. This is the second time she has returned to teach full-time at DTC. Her D. Min dissertation at Fuller was in the area of Christian Spirituality.

ALVIN TAN (Adjunct Faculty)

BPE (Canada)

Dip Th (DTC, Singapore)

MA in Intercultural Studies (Fuller Theological Seminary)

In 1991, Alvin and his wife Daisy went to DTC for two years of theological studies to prepare for a cross-cultural ministry. They served in Cambodia with OMF from 1995, reaching out to university students and helping in church planting. Alvin also taught at Phnom Penh Bible School. In 2006, they returned to Singapore to help their children reintegrate to Singapore schools. Alvin taught at DTC while serving as Bartley Christian Church’s Missions Pastor for 10 years, and then concurrently as Deputy Senior Pastor for two years. He is currently Senior Pastor. Alvin and Daisy have three children.

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SONG CHENG HOCK (Adjunct Faculty)

BTh Hons (Singapore Bible College)

MA (Australian College of Theology)

M Soc Sc (Counselling, University of South Australia)

Cheng Hock studied theology and counselling in both Singapore and Australia. He is serving as a Pastor of Amazing Grace Presbyterian Church in Singapore.