Wife of a Leader

Rev Liong Kwok Wai and wife Award Recipient Agnes Lim Chiao Minn


Agnes Lim, 48, is passionate about winning, building and developing women, especially wives of Christian leaders.

The Singapore Cru staff’s convictions grew from more than 20 years of ministry experience on the National University of Singapore, her alma mater, and the mission field.

As a missionary for ten years with her husband, Rev Liong Kwok Wai (EAST’S Academic Dean), Agnes has ministered to singles, wives of pastors and leaders, professionals as well as homemakers. As a member of the regional women’s team, she helped organize conferences to minister to women missionaries, church-planters, and lay leaders.

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EAST 27th Commencement


This year, EAST held our 27th Commencement at EAST Mission Hub and livestreamed it to over 100 viewers on Youtube and Zoom.  It was a celebration of the graduation of both 2020 and 2021’s cohorts of graduates from EAST’s resident school in Singapore and a cohort of East Extension Centre’s (EEC) graduates from East Asia. We had 23 graduates from 2020, 11 graduates from 2021 and 18 graduates from EEC, in total 52 graduates at the commencement. 4 graduated from Partners-in-Ministry Certificate, 3 from Graduate Diploma, 22 from Bachelor of Arts in Christian Ministry, 11 from Master of Arts, and 12 from Master of Divinity. The graduates come from East Asia, Central Asia, Singapore, Japan, South Korea, Hong Kong, Taiwan, Mongolia, Myanmar and the Philippines.

Want to catch a glimpse of 27th Commencement Service? See below for the video and click here to view the Commencement 2021 magazine.

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