Transforming Leadership (Evening Course)

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LF511 Transforming Leadership (3 Credits)
Thursdays, 7.00 pm-10.00 pm

Leadership is a passion and a calling.  A transformational servant-leader is capable of bringing about change in organisations, and individuals. This course examines the underlying theology, leadership theory, and skill set of such a leader in today’s world.

CHAN CHONG HIOK, DD

Chan Chong Hiok has served as Country Director of Cru Singapore for more than ten years, as National Campus Director and Area Team Leader for East Asia for 18 years, and President of EAST since 2011. He has an MDiv and DD (Transformational Leadership) from the International Graduate School of Leadership (Philippines).

Nelson Lo, MDiv/DMin Studies

Nelson served in the Chinese Ministry of Philippine Campus Crusade for Christ since 1991.  In 2000, he moved to East Asia, and served as a Campus Director, and later as Regional Training Director (Student-led Movement), City Director (Leader-led Movement), National Coordinator for Church Planting Network (Leader-led Movement), and Regional Leader-led Movement Director. He moved to Singapore with his Singaporean wife, Sophie, in 2011, and is now Dean of Administration at EAST.

Registration deadline is Wednesday, 2 January 2019.  You may register online or contact us for registration form.

Mental Health In Christian Ministry (November 2018 Intensive Course) – Registration closed

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LF569 Mental Health In Christian Ministry (3 credits)
21-30 November 2018
 (from Wednesday to the following Friday), 9.00 am-5.00 pm

This course will focus on diagnosis and treatment of the major psychopathologies. Focus will be given to using the DSM-V (Diagnostic and Statistical Manual of Mental Disorder) and the impact of culture to the understanding of mental illness.

Wilson Phang, PhD

Wilson is the founder of Ministry Personnel Care. He is using his background in crisis response, psychiatry, psychology, Biblical counseling and missiology to provide care, counsel and training to Christian workers globally. He and his wife have three grown children.

Registration deadline was Wednesday, 14 November 2018.

Organisational Leadership (November 2018 Intensive Course) – Registration closed

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LF516 Organisational Leadership (3 credits)
21-30 November 2018
 (from Wednesday to the following Friday), 9.00 am-5.00 pm

This course enables students to integrate biblical principles related to organizational best practices, learn how to build an effective and cohesive team, identify personal leadership styles and apply the effects leadership styles can have on given organizational communities particularly during the process of leading change. The Birkman Method® assessment is integrated throughout the course to help students objectively assess their strengths, motivations, expectations and leadership styles.

Special requirement: All who attend the class (including those taking it for audit) are required to complete the Birkman Method® assessment, if they have not done so before. The cost is S$135 per person (not covered by any EAST promotions). Students on financial aid will receive a 50% subsidy on the cost. After class registrations, EAST will contact the students on completing the Birkman assessment.


Sylvia Koltzenburg, MEd

Sylvia Koltzenburg is a seasoned corporate development executive with over 30 years leadership experience coaching executives of Fortune 500 companies across North America, Europe and Asia as well as major church and para-church organizations. She has been a change agent in the lives of thousands of people, helping them make strategic personal and organizational decisions. Sylvia holds a Master of Education (Counseling and Psychotherapy) from Hardin-Simmons University (USA) and a Certificate of Special Studies (Business Administration and Management) from Harvard University Graduate Programs (USA).

Registration deadline was Wednesday, 14 November 2018.

The Art and Science of Mentoring and Spiritual Direction (November 2018 Intensive Course) – Registration closed

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LF550 The Art and Science of Mentoring and Spiritual Direction (3 credits)
21-30 November 2018
 (from Wednesday to the following Friday), 9.00 am-5.00 pm 

Mentoring and spiritual direction in the Christian tradition are spiritually formative and transformative ministries. There is a certain skillset which can be taught in mentoring and in spiritual direction. Yet there is also the ‘art’ side of discernment, listening to one another, and to God, and prayer. This practical course is suitable to equip Church members, leaders, pastors, seminarians and anyone who is interested in the foundations of mentoring and spiritual direction.

Alex Tang, PhD

Alex Tang, PhD & MD, is an associate professor of Paediatrics in Monash University and consultant paediatrician at KPJ Johor Specialist Hospital.  His PhD is in Spiritual Formation, Discipleships, and Education.  He is a popular speaker, especially on ethical issues and spiritual formation.

Registration deadline was Wednesday, 14 November 2018.

EAST Holy Land Study Tour 2018

15 Days, 25 November to 9 December 2018 — Organized by Travel 360 Pte Ltd.

Picture yourself cupping your hands to drink water at the same spring where Gideon’s band of 300 select men did the same, climbing the steps that led to the altar of the golden calf in the northern kingdom of Israel, or studying about Jesus calming the storms as you sail across the Sea of Galilee. This is an opportunity to study God’s Word in its original setting. For more information about the Study Tour email wendytan@travel360.sg or studytour@east.edu.sg.

Rev Dr Keith SHUBERT

Dr Jeannette SHUBERT

Keith Shubert, PhD and Jeannette Shubert, DMin/PhD Studies

Keith lived in Israel for three years while completing a Master’s degree in Historical Geography of Ancient Israel. Many who have gone to Israel with Keith over the past 15 years have commented that his teaching at the biblical sites brings the Bible to life. His wife, Jeannette, co-leads the group. As a team they make this a memorable trip for all who have gone with them in the past.

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