About

This course aims to provide the self-leadership skills and habits needed to flourish in a pastoral ministry

  • Get to know the leader in you as pastor, manager or entrepreneur.

  • Acquire skills and develop habits to manage your personal life and pastoral ministry.

  • Learn organisational design and planning, and pastoral strategy, to enhance your organisational leadership.

 

Topics

Instructor

1

Pastoral Leadership in a Post-Pandemic Age

Rev Dr David Wong

2

Perspectives on Biblical leadership

 

Dr Lai Pak Wah

Rev Dr David Wong

3

Contemporary Leadership Approaches & Frameworks

Dr Lai Pak Wah

4

Leadership in Contexts: 

A Startup Church vs Inter-Generational Church 

Rev Dr David Wong

 

5

Spirituality Foundations of Leadership 

Mr Anthony Siow

      Pastoral Mentoring: 1 Session

Instructors

Rev Dr David Wong

Instructor and Mentor

Ps. David is an Advisor on BGST’s Board. He is also the General-Secretary of the Bible-Presbyterian Church in Singapore and has been in pastoral ministry for over forty years. He has served in two big churches as Senior Pastor, and also in Haggai Institute where oversaw leadership training for Christian leaders from over a hundred nations. Lyricist to six musicals and author of a dozen books, he is married to Jenny, and they are blessed with 2 daughters, 2 sons-in-law, and 4 grandchildren.

Dr Lai Pak Wah

Principal, Lecturer in Church History & History Theology

Pak-Wah is BGST’s Principal and Lecturer of Church History and Historical Theology. He also serves as an elder at Mt Carmel BP Church where he oversees the church’s Hybrid Church Initiative. His interest is the very heart of BGST’s mission: which is to help Christians make sense of their faith at work, church and society. Previously, Pak Wah engaged in investment promotion work with the Singapore Economic Development Board and was a lecturer at the School of Business, Singapore Polytechnic. Pak-Wah holds a PhD from Durham University, UK, and is a certified Belbin coach. He enjoys engaging in Chinese culture and playing the cello.

Mr Anthony Siow

Instructor and Spiritual Mentor

Anthony is a Spiritual Formation Mentor trained in the Ignatian tradition. He left behind a successful advertising career to follow God's call to cast the net elsewhere. Making use of his skills and creativity in advertising, Anthony incorporates the arts and popular culture into his work as Spiritual and Retreat Director. Anthony conducts retreats regularly for BGST and serves as a Spiritual Mentor for the school. He also leads silent retreats to Thailand and Australia.
  • Dates

    2022
    Sep 8, 15, 22, 29
    Oct 6

  • Time

    7:30 – 9:30pm

  • Venue

    Online for all sessions except mentoring

Biblical Graduate School of Theology

BGST aims to bridge the gap between vocation and theology; we offer a thorough and systematic training programme for the whole people of God. This serves to help them live out their Christian faith in their vocations and be more effective in serving God, whether they are professionals in the workplace or Christian ministries.