Smiles at Commencement 2019

We are thankful for being part of the equipping journey of our dear graduates this year. The Lord be with them as they transition into the next phase in their lives and ministries.

EAST 24th Commencement

We praise God for the recent 24th Commencement Service of East Asia School of Theology conducted at the Bartley Christian Church.

The ceremony saw 25 graduands received their degrees or certificates from the following programs:
• Partners in Ministry Certificate – 4 graduates
• Bachelor of Arts in Christian Ministry – 4 graduates
• Graduate Diploma in Christian Ministry – 3 graduates
• Master of Arts in Biblical Studies – 3 graduates
• Master of Arts in Christian Ministry – 1 graduate
• Master of Arts in Inter-cultural Studies – 1 graduate
• Master of Arts in Leadership – 1 graduate
• Master of Divinity in Christian Ministry – 3 graduates
• Master of Divinity in Inter-cultural Studies – 2 graduates
• Master of Divinity in Teaching and Exposition – 3 graduates

Four graduates received their EAST Awards:
• Academic Excellence – Ms Wong Wei Heen (MDiv)
• Christian Character – Ms Wong Wei Heen (MDiv)
• Communications Excellence – Ms Agnes Goh (MA)
• Leadership – Mr William Stacken (MDiv)
• President Leadership – Mr Michael Tien (MDiv)

The Graduate’s Reflection was presented by:
• Mr Michael Tien (MDiv)

The Presentation of Doctoral Degree to an EAST Faculty:
• Benson Goh, PhD, Asbury Theological Seminary
• Dissertation: Honouring Christ, Subverting Caesar: Relevance-historical Reconstruction of the Context of Ephesians as an Honorific Discourse Praising Jesus the Great Benefactor
• Conferrer: Dr Joseph R. Dongell, Asbury Theological Seminary

 

EAST 23rd Commencement

We praise God for the recent 23rd Commencement Service of East Asia School of Theology conducted at the Bartley Christian Church.

The ceremony saw 25 graduands received their degrees or certificates from the following programs:
• Partners in Ministry Certificate – 2 graduates
• Bachelor of Arts in Christian Ministry – 3 graduates
• Graduate Diploma in Christian Ministry – 2 graduates
• Master of Arts in Biblical Studies – 2 graduates
• Master of Arts in Christian Ministry – 6 graduates
• Master of Arts in Leadership – 2 graduates
• Master of Divinity in Christian Ministry – 5 graduates
• Master of Divinity in Teaching and Exposition – 3 graduates

The Great Commission Award was presented to Ms Lee Mi Youn (MA)

Five graduates received their EAST Awards:
• The Great Commission – Ms Lee Mi Youn (MA)
• Spiritual Multiplier – Ms In Moon Sung (MDiv)
• Christlike Character – Ms Tumembayar Naraa (MDiv)
• Christlike Character – Mr Micah Min (MA)
• Academic, Communication & Leadership Excellence – Mr Liong Kwok Wai (BA)

The valedictorian address was presented by:
• Mr Lim Aik Ghee (MDiv)

Mr Lim Aik Ghee (MDiv) gave the Valedictorian Address

EAST Resident Faculty who were conferred their Doctoral Degrees:
• Casey Lok, DMin, Gordon-Conwell Theological Seminary.
Dissertation: A Teaching Course Syllabus to Encourage Longevity of Service Among Vocational Christian Workers.
• Lau Ying Kheng, EdD, Asia Graduate School of Theology – Alliance.
Dissertation: Encouraging Singaporean Seminary Students to Use Reflexivity in Their Ministry Practice.
• Jeremy Chew, PhD, Asbury Theological Seminary.
Dissertation: Of Kings and Kin: Bayit and the Dynastic Family of David.

The Commencement Speaker is:
Mr Philip Ng, Chief Executive Officer, Far East Organization; Founding Chairman, Singapore University of Technology and Design

EAST 23rd Commencement Speaker, Mr Philip Ng

EAST 22nd Commencement

We praise God for the recent 22nd Commencement Service of East Asia School of Theology conducted at the Bartley Christian Church.

22nd Commencement

The ceremony sees 39 graduands receiving their degrees or certificates from the following programs:

EXTENSION CENTRE
• Bachelor of Arts in Christian Ministry – 11 graduates
• Master of Arts in Christian Ministry – 2 graduates

RESIDENT SCHOOL
• Partners in Ministry Certificate – 3 graduates
• Bachelor of Arts in Christian Ministry – 5 graduates
• Graduate Diploma in Biblical Studies – 1 graduate
• Graduate Diploma in Christian Ministry – 4 graduates
• Master of Arts in Biblical Studies – 4 graduates
• Master of Arts in Christian Ministry – 3 graduates
• Master of Arts in Intercultural Studies – 1 graduate
• Master of Divinity in Christian Ministry – 3 graduates
• Master of Divinity in Intercultural Studies – 1 graduate
• Master of Divinity in Teaching and Exposition – 1 graduate

Five graduates received their EAST Awards:
• Heart for the Lost–Mr Samuel Linn (MDiv)
• Media Communication–Ms Guia Karla Gonzales (MA)
• Christlike Character–Mr Peter Lee Kap Soo (MA)
• Academic Excellence–Ms Cynthia Oh (MDiv)
• President’s Leadership–Mr Raynard Yeo (BA)

The valedictorian address was presented by:
• Ms Tan Fang Fang (GradDip)

The Commencement Speaker is:
Dr Michael Whyte, Provost Emeritus & Professor, Azusa Pacific University

Congratulations to EAST Graduates 2015

21st Commencement Service of East Asia School of Theology
16 May 2015, Bartley Christian Church
Commencement Speaker: Dr. Guy S. Saffold, Special Assistant to the President, Trinity Western University; Presidents’ Council, ACTS Seminaries; Associate Professor of Theological Studies

21st Commencement graduands

14 graduates received their degrees or certificates from these programs:
• Partner in Ministry Certificate – 1 graduate
• Bachelor of Arts in Christian Ministry – 2 graduates
• Graduate Diploma in Christian Ministry – 4 graduates
• Master of Arts in Leadership – 1 graduate
• Master of Arts in Theological Studies – 1 graduate
• Master of Divinity in Christian Ministry – 2 graduates
• Master of Divinity in Teaching and Exposition – 3 graduates

Two graduates received the Spiritual Leadership Award:
• Mr. Takashi Funatogawa (BA in Christian Ministry)
• Ms. Koh L.T. (MDiv in Christian Ministry)

The valedictorian address was presented by:
• Mr. Baatarsuren Buyanmandakh (MA in Leadership)